Stories about studios + projects

Rocking the Runway at NYFW

New Apparel Design graduates blew the crowd away at a standing-room-only show in NYC.

Support for Creative Transformation

As one of the first recipients of the new Rosanne Somerson Scholarship, Levi Campello 19 AP is pleased to be able to focus on his studio work without worrying about finances.

Collection 17 Celebrates the Body

Seniors in Apparel Design showed their flamboyant, beautifully crafted collections at a much-anticipated runway show.

Woon’s Win for Footwear Design

Senior Jenevieve Woon 17 ID shows strong in nationwide shoe-design competition.

Making it Work Post-RISD

Four alumni with remarkably different real-world experience came to RISD in late February for a panel discussion called Working it. Making it Work.

Rattled but Ready to Resist

Robert Geller 01 AP was among many apparel designers to literally show frustration with the current political climate at February's menswear show in NYC.

Conscientiously Crafted in Italy

Students in a Wintersession travel course in Italy showed off shoe designs inspired by Italian craftsmanship at the RISD Library.

Designers in a Hot Spot

Seven RISD alumni are included in Sight Unseen’s recently released 2016 American Design Hot List.

Beach Scenes

Just in time for summer, KORE SWIM cofounder Jessica Schulz 08 AP has collaborated with illustrator Joana Avillez 08 IL to create whimsical printed swimwear.

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