07/31/2015As the new head of Apparel Design, British designer Neil Gilks is looking forward to building on RISD’s interdisciplinary “magic.”
07/23/2015Through his conceptual videogame Static Lagoon, Prashast Thapan 14 GD aims to provoke players into unplugging and looking beyond the screen.
07/20/2015A new Institute for Design and Public Policy will introduce strategists from public and private organizations to human-centered design as a means of solving complex problems.
07/14/2015Drawing Ambience, an exhibition on view at the RISD Museum, offers a glimpse into the generative process used by seminal architects prior to the digital age.
07/06/2015Six faculty members are conducting research in Central and South America, Asia and Europe with the goal of developing expansive new courses reflective of global realities.
07/02/2015A team of RI educators is preparing to test sculptural forms designed to attract marine life in the waters off India Point Park.
06/30/2015In Germ Studio, students devise medical tools that reduce health-care associated infections while addressing issues related to patient comfort.
06/26/2015Museum Fellow Edith Young 16 PH helps curator Kate Irvin care for historically significant fashions and fabrics.
06/23/2015Work by students in this spring’s Witness Tree studio is being exhibited at the Martin Van Buren National Historic Site in New York state.
06/19/2015Students in a cross-disciplinary spring studio dream up designs for a proposed Museum of Climate Change in Manhattan.
06/18/2015As a RISD Museum Fellow, Margaret Finaly 16 CR worked with a professional conservator in caring for prized objects in the collection.
06/16/2015Two teams of RISD-educated entrepreneurs will refine their products this summer as part of Boston’s MassChallenge Accelerator program.
06/12/2015New graduate Jake Sienkiewycz 15 ID/PH brings his love for the outdoors and everything he learned at RISD to his work at Vermont-based outdoor equipment startup Finn Utility.
06/09/2015Students in a Robert L. Turner-funded spring seminar on performance studies probed the intersections of politics, culture and performance.
06/08/2015Ryan Mather 15 ID is thrilled to start work as an interdisciplinary designer at littleBits – a New York-based company that manufactures DIY electronics kits.
06/08/2015Students in an Interior Architecture studio sponsored by the van Beuren Charitable Foundation envision preservation through change at historic Fort Adams in Newport, RI.
06/03/2015New graduate Robin Hilkey 15 GD feels well prepared for the fast-paced design and branding work she'll do at the anti-AIDS organization (RED).
06/02/2015Irreverent filmmaker John Waters and other inspiring speakers kept spirits high at RISD’s 2015 Commencement ceremony.
05/27/2015Graduating seniors Emily Neilson 15 FAV and Katy Strutz 15 IL are thrilled to move on to LAIKA, a creative animation studio outside Portland, OR.
05/27/2015In partnership with LEGO Education, students in an interdisciplinary spring studio imagine digital and analogue interfaces for tactile tools that will shape tomorrow’s classrooms.
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