Stories about studios + projects

Designing for Kids

As she was about to graduate and end her longtime affiliation with a local nonprofit, Robin Hayashi 13 GD created an inspired parting gift for the Providence Children’s Museum.

The Beauty of Being Open Minded

Chicago native Claire Niederberger 14 GD says that when she first came to RISD, she was planning to major in Sculpture.

Up Close in Cairo

This summer Sameer Farooq MFA 14 GD found himself feeling the heat while working in one of the most politically explosive areas of the Arab world.

Fiction-Focused Start-Up Wins Big

Brooklyn-based graphic designer Lisa Maione 05 GD, principal of her own firm Instance, didn’t quite know what she was getting into when she decided to attend the first-ever Book Publishing Hackathon in New York City last March.

Chatani Takes Manhattan

Graduating senior Minali Chatani 13 GD grew up in Montego Bay, Jamaica “surrounded by beach, land and one local pharmacy that has everything anyone living on an island could need.

RISD Races

At a time when most of us are still pulling bedcovers over our heads, the athletes who ride for RISD Cycling – the school’s first and only varsity sports team – are greeting the morning sun from the road.

Good Graphics

Scott Stowell 90 GD, winner of a National Design Award, knows that aspiring entrepreneurs need to grab opportunities when they can.

Exploring Entrepreneurs

In a course that explores the business of art as a design problem, Illustration faculty memberOren Sherman 78 IL helps students to bridge the gap between what goes on in the studio and the practical concerns of marketing, employment and business savvy.

Indie Inventor: Quirky + Pivot Power Get a Turn on TV

On Tuesday, August 30th at 10 pm, recent RISD graduate Jake Zien 11 GD will make his TV debut – playing himself.

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