Stories about studios + projects

Seeing Science: NSF Backs RISD Research

For the last year, a consortium of nine Rhode Island colleges and universities—including RISD, Brown and the University of Rhode Island (URI)—has been engaged in a joint, multiyear project to investigate the impact of climate change on marine life.

Rich Brilliant Willing Still Winning

It’s the kind of name an A-list indie band would kill for: Rich Brilliant Willing.

AIGA Chief Advises Students

Art students and politicians don’t usually speak the same language, much less collaborate towards a common goal.

Devers Makes Design Entertaining

Artist/designer Amy Devers MFA 01 FD is becoming an increasingly familiar face on TV, always ready to remind viewers of the value of good design.

Target + RISD: Space for Design Thinking

An interdisciplinary group of graduate students got a fresh perspective on design research thanks to a recent partnership between RISD and Target Corporation.

Learning the Language of Gesture

If the experimental work going on in RISD’s g-speak studio feels a lot like sci-fi, it’s probably because students are working with a groundbreaking technology that’s not yet on the market.

Appreciating the Ancient Art of Creativity

“I haven’t had the most typical intern track,” admits Furniture Design senior Adam Hyman in reference to his fall internship at the RISD Museum.

Innovative Work in National Spotlight

Jewelry + Metalsmithing and Furniture Design students were among more than 700 professional artists invited to exhibit their work at the 2010 American Craft Council Show, which attracts buyers from throughout the world.

Hermès Creative Director Critiques Grad Work

As one of the oldest and most prestigious brands in French fashion, Hermès continually looks to the traditions of craftsmanship on which it was built, even as it eyes the future.

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