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  • Young Charges Students to Lead

    02/01/2016
    MLK 2016 keynote speaker Andrew Young honors King’s legacy with an inspirational, forward-thinking talk at RISD. 

  • Balancing Act

    01/19/2016
    Textiles sophomore Kathryn LaMontagne 18 TX recognizes the importance of balancing her studio work with a healthy social life.

  • Strange New Terrain

    01/12/2016
    A group exhibition curated by Digital + Media faculty members Shona Kitchen, Alyson Ogasian and writer Jennifer Dalton Vincent investigates the human need to explore.

  • Young to Address Justice

    01/11/2016
    On January 22 former UN Ambassador Andrew J. Young, Jr. will deliver the keynote address in RISD’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Series.

  • Design Like a Girl

    12/04/2015
    The Architecture department builds on its partnership with Providence’s Lincoln School, encouraging young women to engage with the built environment.

  • Inspiring Conservation

    11/17/2015
    Maharam STEAM Fellow Kate Aitchison MFA 16 PR pursues projects that combine art and science for the good of the natural world.

  • Sensible + Sensitive Solutions

    11/04/2015
    All 95 undergraduate and graduate student in Interior Architecture collaborated on this year’s five-day charette, a challenge to design a better classroom for young children with autism.

  • Uprooting White Privilege

    10/26/2015
    Noted activist Tim Wise speaks to the RISD community about combatting systemic racism and making socially relevant artwork.
     

  • Weschler’s Wonderful Wit

    10/23/2015
    As part of the visiting artist series in Glass, cultural critic and author Lawrence Weschler led a RISD audience through a visual-culture hall of mirrors.

  • Warm Welcome for RISD’s New President

    10/15/2015
    The RISD community comes together for a rousing show of support for President Rosanne Somerson 76 ID.

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In a studio called Design Science students explore geometric patterns and relationships, in part by constructing models.