When Max Frieder 12 PT and Alan Johnson 12 PT were thrown together as roommates their first year at RISD, they had little idea that nine months later they would embark on a profound artistic adventure together.
In an interdisciplinary studio known as Clay in Context/Wet Space, Digital Space, Assistant Professor of Architecture Hansy Better and Assistant Professor of Ceramics Linda Sormin challenged students to investigate the intersection of their disciplines through the design and construction of an architectural screen at Harmony Hill School in Chepachet, RI.
David Yoo 10 AP, Jessica Castellano 10 AP and Caroline Hust 10 TX were excited to accept top prizes in the ELLE + RISD Fashion Next competition, which centered on an amazing runway show presented as part of New York’s Fashion Week.
In the late 1990s, RISD and the Environmental Bamboo Foundation in Bali, Indonesia, engaged in a multi-year partnership to explore innovative uses and applications of bamboo—the fastest growing woody plant on earth, but one long deemed inferior by the Western world.
Every spring Apparel Design students have an opportunity to showcase their one-of-a-kind garments to the public.
A partnership between RISD and CRYSTALLIZED – Swarovski Elements, a division of Swarovski, resulted in an exciting opportunity for a group of Furniture Design students.