In a two-part studio sponsored by Cessna, students are exploring the nature of flight and ways to improve the experience of aviation.
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Almost six years after becoming president of RISD, John Maeda is leaving to accept a new position in Silicon Valley.
At the Career Center’s latest Internship Connect Event, students weighed the options for working with a wide range of interesting employers.
Excited by the endless potential, sculptor Rebecca Kamen MFA 78 SC is passionate about creating art that helps scientists make cross-disciplinary connections.
In the spring collaborative studio Product Design and Development, students from RISD and MIT teamed up to develop inventive products that address everyday problems.
While studying at the Woods Hole Marine Biological Lab (MBL), Lizzie Kripke 14 PT created a cutting-edge animation that allows scientists to visualize complex skin structures in ways previously unseen.
Professor Seth Stem works with BASF to develop new uses for an eco-friendly, hemp-based alternative to plastic.
A series of workshops linking RISD and the MIT Media Lab has set the stage for this month's CreativeMornings “pop-up” event at RISD, part of an international conversation on the intersection of arts and technology.
A Better World by Design, a
student-led conference organized by RISD and Brown University, addressed sustainable solutions to
complex social issues such as food, health care and the built environment in
the developing world.
In a venture called WaterWalla,
RISD and Brown students are working to bring clean water to slum dwellers in the developing world.
RISD partners with Japanese font developer Morisawa to explore creative leadership and innovation through art and design.
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.
When working to develop the Magic Windows communication project for NASA, students sought to simplify the manner in which astronauts receive and navigate massive amounts of information.
RISD’s Interior Architecture Department has partnered with Brown University’s Center for Environmental Studies to further research passive solar applications in architecture.
This long-running R+D collaboration pairs RISD students with MBA candidates from MIT’s Sloan School of Management and Babson College in pursuit of new products and business models.
To usher in the new millennium, Maytag sponsored a series of interdisciplinary studios focused on generating new ideas about home appliances.
When this Providence film production studio began to develop a feature-length animated horror film, they turned to RISD for an abundance of talent to start the production process.
Students in various disciplines are exploring
potential uses for Oblong’s g-speak spatial operating environment (SOE), which represents the first major breakthrough in computer interface design in the past 25 years.
For the Solar Pavilion Collaborative Research Project, RISD and Brown researchers are working with Viessmann Manufacturing Company to build a small demonstration structure powered by a thermal electric system.
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