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Design Like a Girl

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

Illuminating Experiments

Cross-disciplinary designer James Carpenter 72 IL pushes the properties of glass to infuse light into his award-winning work.

Taking RISD by Storm

Sophomore Dennis Krawec 18 ID is determined to take advantage of every resource and experience RISD has to offer.

Stranger than Fiction

RISD faculty member Alexandra Anthony’s most recent film Lost in the Bewilderness earns an Odysseus Award for Best Creative Documentary.

Hope and the Humanities

Renowned critical theorist Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak speaks with the RISD community about globalization and the role of an aesthetic education.

Inspiring Conservation

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

Nonlinear Path to Pottery

Celebrated ceramist Adam Silverman BArch 88 is an artist, designer, architect and craftsman rolled into one.

Illustrator as Public Intellectual

In delivering the keynote address at an international gathering of illustrators, Rick Poyner challenged the audience to think about what the title of the symposium really means.

Brash Brilliance in Motion

Digital artist and provocateur Joshua Davis urges students to conquer their fears and follow their creative passion.