Stories about studios + projects

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.

Exquisite Visual Treat

Matt Lamothe 02 FAV, Julia Rothman 02 IL and Jenny Volvovski 02 GD – also known as Also Design – have a track record for producing consistently high quality work, both for a wide range of clients and through their own self-driven projects.

Learning the Art of Paper Preservation

Every RISD student knows the pain of returning to old sketchbooks only to find the drawings dulled and the pages crumbling.

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