Stories about studios + projects
After winning $10,000 at the Supima Design Competition in 2013, apparel designer Morgan Selin 13 AP decided to spend a couple of months in South America before pounding the pavement back in the US in search of a job.
Last week newly minted graduates Morgan Selin 13 AP and Hannah Soukup 13 AP – two innovative apparel designers on the rise – found themselves in the thick of one of the most anticipated (and glamorous) events for anyone involved in the fashion industry: Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Feeling as though her heart might skip a beat, Sharon Moon 14 AP managed to remain visibly composed earlier this month while prepping models about to strut down a gleaming runway.
Nicole Romano 00 AP has made a name for herself through a collection of edgy new jewelry manufactured in RI’s traditional old factories.
A beautiful new show featuring the collaborative work of 37 RISD students – and inspired by works of art at the RISD Museum – opens today at the historic Slater Mill Museum in Pawtucket, RI.
In its first-ever partnership with a college, Gap invited RISD students to create eye-catching works of wearable art by reimagining and redefining its new line of spring cardigans.
Apparel Design seniors teamed up with Textiles undergraduate and graduate students to weave exquisite materials together with experimental design in a semester-long collaboration with the Italian Trade Commission.
Long before Tim Gunn became a household name and Heidi Klum coined the dismissive phrase “You’re out,” RISD’s future trendsetters and tastemakers inApparel Design had been rolling out their own signature creations for the runway.
This spring RISD designers are taking advantage of a rare opportunity to dive into the world of traditional shoemaking – a highly specialized craft that's rooted in centuries-old European tradition.
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