Stories about studios + projects

SURF Fellows Promote Conservation

Through an NSF-funded summer internship at the Nature Lab, students from RISD and Roger Williams University create a website to help kids better understand the value of marine life.

Timely Design to Address Opioid Epidemic

Students and faculty in Industrial Design have contributed to a project that’s helping people cope with the public health crisis of opioid overdose.

Carving a Personal Path at RISD

Rising senior Dennis Krawec 18 ID is studying Chinese in Beijing and preparing for an unconventional final year at RISD.

Gebbia Speaks with Civic Leaders

In a presentation hosted by the RI Chamber of Commerce, Airbnb cofounder Joe Gebbia 05 GD/ID spoke about the entrepreneurial advantages of knowing how to solve problems the way he learned at RISD.

Saluting Success @Commencement 17

RISD grads and Airbnb cofounders Joe Gebbia 05 GD/ID and Brian Chesky 04 ID are among the honored guests joining the celebration at Commencement 2017.

Woon’s Win for Footwear Design

Senior Jenevieve Woon 17 ID shows strong in nationwide shoe-design competition.

Racing Ahead

RISD Cycling co-captains Lizzie Wright 18 ID and David Kessler 18 ID inspire others to work towards their own goals and find joy on the journey.

Unexpected Insights

At the end of March, hundreds of design students and professionals converged on campus for the Industrial Design Society of America's 2017 northeast regional conference.

3D-Printed Jewelry with Attitude

Industrious first-year student Nina Gregg 20 ID has her own line of 3D-printed jewelry, which she recently presented at trade show NY NOW.

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