Stories about studios + projects

Opportunities to Make It Better

Last spring RISD hosted the groundbreakingMake It Better symposium, a forum designed to spark innovations in health care by bringing artists and designers together with policymakers and leaders in the healthcare world.

STEAMy Discussion

When technology and science merge with art and design, wonderful things happen.

Reimagining Medical Communications

RISD and Brown students generally follow different paths on College Hill – Brown students spending their days in libraries pouring over books, their RISD counterparts spending their nights in studios making creative responses to assignments.

Gebbia Thinks Big

Offering a tempting taste of the Career Center’s Mindshare event this Saturday, Joe Gebbia 05 ID/GD spoke at RISD last week – about why he’s a bona fide “designtrepreneur,” as he likes to put it.

AIGA Chief Advises Students

Art students and politicians don’t usually speak the same language, much less collaborate towards a common goal.

Reimagining Household Chores

Students in Architecture, Foundation Studies, Industrial Design and Interior and Landscape Architecture participated in a series of special interdisciplinary courses focused on a future in which gadgets and machines help ease the burden of household chores.

Designing for America

On the night of the 2008 election that ushered Barack Obama into the White House,Sami Nerenberg 07 ID found herself searching for a design outlet to harness her surging feelings of patriotism.

Sikorsky + RISD: Design in Flight

Students in Industrial Design and Interior Architecture got a close look at an intriguing industry in a Helicopter Studio offered in conjunction with Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation.

RISD’s Moonbuggy Stands Out

As the first art and design school ever to enter NASA’s Great Moonbuggy Race (an annual spring event), RISD stood out—showing the NASA commentators just what a team of designers can do.

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