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Beautiful Books Made by Hand

Students have created an incredible range of projects for the Fleet Library at RISD’s annual Artists’ Book Exhibition.

Expansive Thinking re: Tiny Houses

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

Writing with Pictures

Students in a Wintersession studio hone new ways to tell stories through comic books and graphic novels.

Designing from the Ground Up

New Delhi native Ishrat Sahgal 11 IA champions traditional Indian craft through a carpet-focused startup called Mishcat Co.

RISD Graphic Designers to Watch

Three RISD students “ready to burst on the scene” are included in Graphic Design USA’s 2017 “Students to Watch” list.

Unpacking the Politics of Identity

A timely and ambitious Wintersession lecture series encourages educators and designers to break down the barriers created by unconscious bias.

Quiet on Set!

Film/Animation/Video majors working on live-action senior degree project films shoot original dramas set in local restaurants.

Designing with Clear Conviction

Through a variety of projects, senior Olivia Park 17 GD uses graphic design to dismantle stereotypes and question the influence of technology on popular culture.

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).