Stories about studios + projects

RISD Graphic Designers to Watch

Three RISD students “ready to burst on the scene” are included in Graphic Design USA’s 2017 “Students to Watch” list.

Designing with Clear Conviction

Through a variety of projects, senior Olivia Park 17 GD uses graphic design to dismantle stereotypes and question the influence of technology on popular culture.

Overcoming Obstacles

Cyclo-cross enthusiasts David Kessler 18 ID, Lizzie Wright 18 ID and Marcus Peabody MFA 19 GD devote most weekends to bicycle racing.

Digital Transfusion

As a summer intern at Weebly, graphic designer Zach Deocadiz 17 GD worked to connect the principles of print design to the world of tech.

The Dialogue of Teaching

New Assistant Professor of Graphic Design Keetra Dixon encourages students to take an agnostic approach to ideation and then find the best tool for the job.

DIY Wearable for Kids

A tech-for-kids company co-founded by alumna Bethany Koby 00 GD has created a new wearable that gets kids moving and learning how to build new technology.

A Good Mix of Ideas

Sophomore Mei Lenehan 18 GD finds value in selecting classes that intellectually complement one another.

Clarifying Connections

Grad students Lisa Maione 05 GD/MFA 16 and Elizabeth Leeper MFA 17 GD co-curate a multidisciplinary exhibition meant to highlight connections between disparate pieces.

On Point

Visiting designer Nicholas Felton 99 GD leads a three-day workshop on data design for juniors in Graphic Design.

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