Stories about studios + projects

Three Siblings Choose RISD

Three siblings enrolled in the Brown|RISD Dual Degree program pursue their academic passions while making time for music and high-adrenaline sports.

Force of Nature

Multifaceted designer David Wiseman 03 FD combines his affinity for natural phenomena, exquisite craftsmanship and experimentation to create beautiful, timeless objects.

Witnessing History

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.

International Focus on Furniture

From chairs that play on the notion of over-permed hair to lighting that evokes the narrow slot canyons of the American Southwest, new works by RISD Furniture Design majors are expected to attract plenty of attention at the2011 International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York City this weekend.

Furnishing Resonance

It's not unrealistic for some students in Furniture Design to visualize their final renderings on the stage of a legendary music venue like Carnegie Hall.

Students Collaborate with National Park Service

In honor of National Park Week (April 16-24, 2011), an exhibition of work by RISD students opened at the Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, the Long Island home of America’s 26th president, Theodore Roosevelt.

Mastering Materials

Last week the Furniture Design department hosted Material Lessons, a two-day symposium exploring the importance of materials research and knowledge in the practice of art and design.

Seating Revisited

Before graduating in May, Teshia Treuhaft MFA 14 FD represented RISD well at the 2014 Design Indaba Conference in South Africa.

Exploring the Future of Education

The first recipients of RISD 2050 Fund grants imagine radical changes in art and design education in response to a rapidly changing world.

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