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  • Exhilarating Experience

    09/29/2014
    Aa a finalist in the Supima Design Competition, Sharon Moon 14 AP debuted her original capsule collection during New York’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.

  • Wild Sculpture

    09/26/2014
    Two graduate students recently made substantial steel sculptures that now have a permanent home at Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence.

  • A Strong Voice for the Arts

    09/24/2014
    New Dean of Fine Arts Sheri Wills is looking forward to collaborating with her colleagues to keep RISD’s well-respected fine arts programs at the leading edge.

  • Witnessing History

    08/29/2014
    Twenty objects made by students as part of last spring's Witness Tree Project are on view through October 5 in an exhibition in New Jersey.

  • Epic Plankton

    07/30/2014
    Summer interns at the Nature Lab are making an animated educational program about the importance of marine plankton.

  • Dancing on the Ceiling

    07/18/2014
    Designer, educator, retail expert and curator Matthew Bird 89 ID takes his cues from the weirdness of life. 

  • Designing Homes of the Future

    07/17/2014
    Students are positively exhilarated by the entire 2014 Solar Decathlon Europe experience.

  • Nurturing Young Talent

    07/15/2014
    Ghanain painter and community artist Munir Mohammed MA 99 finds joy and serenity in teaching.

  • RISD Appoints Two New Deans

    07/02/2014
    Sheri Wills and Daniel Cavicchi accept leadership positions in Fine Arts and Liberal Arts, respectively.

  • The Feeling of Flight

    06/24/2014
    For their final project in a studio sponsored by Cessna, students created an installation that transports viewers to a place where time and space seem to disappear.

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In a studio called Design Science students explore geometric patterns and relationships, in part by constructing models.