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Lifesaving Textile Designs

Textiles artist Eliza Squibb 13 TX is exploring new ways of using her design work to educate African women about crucial healthcare concerns.

I, Robot

In collaborating with architects, civil engineers and contractors on projects large and small, architectural designer Han Seok Nam MIA 08 finds that human error is a common problem.

Ceramics for the Self

After leaving her home country of Myanmar, Soe Yu Nwe MFA 15 CR finds that she’s now fully focused on anchoring herself through her work.

Smart Textiles

Can a beautifully designed knit dress use vibration therapy to treat osteoporosis or a slow-to-heal sports injury? Could people benefit from a textile programmed to provide light in response to touch? These are some of the questions that innovative textiles designer and newly appointed Assistant Professor Jesse Asjes explores in her work.

The Power of Experimentation

Students involved in the RISD and Brown STEAM groups welcome Dutch polymath Theo Jansen to campus.

Behind THE SIMPSONS

Many RISD alumni have been involved in shaping the look and feel of The Simpsons, now the longest-running animated sitcom on American TV.

Wong Accepts Accolades for ¬°CityArts!

Barbara Wong MA 95, executive director of ¡CityArts!, explains how Providence’s nationally recognized afterschool arts program builds bridges for kids.

Inspiring Inflatables

Recent alums founded Pneuhaus, a contemporary art and design collective focused on making gargantuan inflatables and other breathtaking objects.

Land and Sea

Landscape Architecture students work across disciplines to find sustainable solutions to problems associated with Rhode Island’s coastline.