Stories about studios + projects

Preparing for Mars

An independent research project headed up by RISD’s NASA Coordinator Michael Lye 96 ID puts an entirely new spin on a space suit made for simulated space exploration.

Running with New Ideas at Reebok

Grad student Atulya Chaganty MID 17 fulfilled a childhood dream this summer as a footwear development intern at Reebok.

Finding a Natural Rhythm

Providence-based designer Miles Endo 10 ID makes custom furniture and lighting fixtures that reflect his love of natural materials and traditional Japanese culture.

Ready to Work

New graduate Luke Gordon 16 ID is excited to join a team of industrial design consultants in the San Francisco office of SYPartners.

Therapeutic Tunes

In a RISD-MIT collaboration, Industrial Design seniors Lily Fan 16 ID and Lillian Krieger 16 ID created a musical therapy system for children living with cerebral palsy.

Improving Air Travel

A cross-disciplinary spring studio sponsored by Textron Aviation Inc. invites students to reimagine the experience of flying.

Stimulating STEAM Symposium

Artists, scientists, designers and educators share ideas and stimulate new avenues of thought at RISD’s biennial Design Science Symposium.

Designing Solutions in Ghana

Recent grad Patricia Dranoff 15 ID aims to develop tools that make a lasting difference in the lives of people in West Africa and beyond.

Hacking Healthcare

Faculty and students in Industrial Design earn awards for innovative concepts at a recent healthcare design competition.

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