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Aiming for Optimal Inclusivity

Behavioral psychologists agree that successful communication relies on much more than just words.

Captivating Senior Showcase

Seniors are screening final degree project films at this week’s Film/Animation/Video Senior Show.

Oldham Shares Warmth + Wisdom

In late April Textiles students in two Fabric Silkscreen classes taught by Assistant Professor Mary Anne Friel presented their print designs to a very special visiting critic: fashion designer, author and all-around creative superstar Todd Oldham, who also came to RISD last spring to accept an honorary degree at Commencement.

Designs for Flexibility

Students in Intermittancy – an Interior Architecture (IA) studio taught by Critic Michael Beaman – are among the first to be using the state-of-the-art equipment in RISD’s collaborative Co-Works space as they propose various redesign solutions for RISD WORKS, the retail shop on the ground floor of the Chace Center.

Ready for the Runway

The public will get to see a juried selection of the best work made by RISD’s up-and-coming apparel designers at Collection 2015.

Designing a Desirable Future

At Critical Design/Critical Futures, makers, writers, practitioners and educators exchanged ideas about the ways contemporary design influences forthcoming political, social and economic engagement.

Fresh Perspective

Teaching at RISD allows Andrew Robarts, a recently hired assistant professor in History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences, to approach Middle Eastern history from a new angle.

Naturally Uplifting

At the height of rush hour, pedestrians dart through a cluster of metal waves appearing to crash into a skyscraper in the heart of Boston’s financial district.

Exploring Korean Culture

RISD recently introduced a new globally engaged off-campus program in collaboration with a longstanding partner school in Korea.