Stories about studios + projects

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.

Women at the Forefront of Design

Four outstanding RISD alumnae were among 16 women artists recognized in an Artsy editorial for advancing design in the US.

Fostering Global Futures

As a Global Faculty Fellow this year and next, Associate Professor Paolo Cardini is promoting pluralistic dialogue about the future through an ongoing series of international workshops.

Design for Fictional Life

Students in a Wintersession Industrial Design studio conceived of by two grad students made future-focused work inspired by science fiction.

Expansive Thinking re: Tiny Houses

A Wintersession ID class challenged students to design biophilic houses measuring in at less than 150 square feet.

Breakthrough Tool Wins NSF Funding

A cutting-edge startup cofounded by Associate Professor of Textiles Brooks Hagan MFA 02 TX earns a $225,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Disarming Conversation in Santa Fe

Designer Yuki Murata MID 02 hopes to make the city she calls home a hub for design-centered problem solving addressing global issues such as nuclear proliferation.

Overcoming Obstacles

Cyclo-cross enthusiasts David Kessler 18 ID, Lizzie Wright 18 ID and Marcus Peabody MFA 19 GD devote most weekends to bicycle racing.

Designers in a Hot Spot

Seven RISD alumni are included in Sight Unseen’s recently released 2016 American Design Hot List.

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