Stories about studios + projects

Activist in the Making

Rising senior Lucy Crelli 17 AP hopes to pursue a career at the intersection of art, design and activism.

Collection 16 Has It All

Nineteen Apparel Design majors bring exciting new work to the runway in Collection 16.

Inviting New Experiences

Small-town dreamer Vaughan Carman 18 AP thanks the RISD community for awakening him to a world of possibilities.

Out of this World

Newly hired Assistant Professor of Apparel Design Gwen van den Eijnde designs clothing and costumes that are stunning, timeless and otherworldly.

Refreshing Ideas in Apparel Design

As the new head of Apparel Design, British designer Neil Gilks is looking forward to building on RISD’s interdisciplinary “magic.”

Ready for the Runway

The public will get to see a juried selection of the best work made by RISD’s up-and-coming apparel designers at Collection 2015.

The Seduction of Skin

Students in a cross-disciplinary studio make visceral works inspired by our largest – and perhaps most alluring – organ.

Designed for Speed

Apparel Design seniors develop crunchy new looks for Burton, Vermont’s cutting-edge snowboard company.

Hellbent for Leather

Last week artisans, industry leaders, tanners and shoe designers from around the world came to campus for Leather.

Departments

Apparel Design Architecture Ceramics Digital + Media Experimental and Foundation Studies Film / Animation / Video Furniture Design Glass Graduate Studies Graphic Design History of Art + Visual Culture History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences Illustration Industrial Design Interior Architecture Jewelry + Metalsmithing Landscape Architecture Literary Arts + Studies Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture Teaching + Learning in Art + Design Textiles