Professors Markus Berger and Peter Dean lead a collaborative triad between RISD, Brown University and a team of RISD alumni in thinking outside the box – or in this case, redesigning the box entirely to creatively repurpose shipping containers.
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At its June 4 Commencement ceremony, RISD will confer
honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degrees on three individuals who have made groundbreaking contributions to the worlds of art, design and education.
Drew Beam 99 IL, Dawn Danby 00 ID and Eric Smith 94 GD are working together to create a series of entertaining educational videos that outline the principles of sustainable design and construction.
RISD alumnus Kenneth Lewis BArch 83 returned to campus to talk about the creativity and the challenges that went into redesigning and rebuilding the World Trade Center site in New York.
In his most recent documentary, producer and director of photography Rhett Turner 98 PH probes an ongoing battle over
water rights in the American Southeast.
At the 2010 A Better World by Design conference, Professor Seth Stem led a workshop focused on the design potential of working with environmentally friendly natural fiber composites.
David Stark brings a designer’s eye and artist’s touch to everything he does – whether he’s creating recycled holiday ornaments for the marketplace or one-of-a-kind installations for special events.
Interior Architecture announces two new graduate degree programs focused on adaptive reuse – one for architecture professionals, the other for designers interested in specializing in this growing field.
RISD is one of two colleges nationwide invited to show original student work at the 2010 American Craft Council Show.
As an artist, designer, carpenter and committed tinkerer, Amy Devers MFA 01 FD never dreamed that she’d spend so much time talking about design – especially on television.
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