Stories about studios + projects

Felton to Accept RISD Alumni Award

Now that Nicholas Felton 99 GD plays in the digital fast lane, he finds it more important than ever to stay focused and follow his interests and instincts.

RISD’s Newest Young Guns

Each year the Art Directors Club (ADC), an international organization of visual communication professionals, solicits portfolios from young designers around the world for its prestigiousYoung Guns competition.

Design Connects East and West

When Graphic Design major Karin Kunori was looking for a summer internship, she contacted the counselors in RISD’s Career Center, who helped her write a résumé and cover letter and pointed her towards websites that list internships in Asia.

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.

The Very Picture of Good Health

In March RISD will host Make It Better: a Symposium on Art, Design and the Future of Healthcare.

The Irresistible Lure of Looking Closely

While many students who intern at the RISD Museum work quietly behind the scenes, Graphic Design major Holly Broussard enjoys her constant interaction with visitors to the Siskind Center for Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, a resource for students, classes and individual researchers interested in works in the museum’s largest collection.

Museum Fellows Go Behind the Scenes

Students who choose to supplement their studio majors with a Concentration in Art History can get a firsthand look at the profession of museum curatorship via the Museum Fellows program.

Sustainable Design in Six Minutes or Less

“I have never met an engineer who willfully set out to damage ecosystems,” saysDawn Danby 00 ID, sustainable design program manager for the international software company Autodesk.

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