News

Seeing Science

Rising senior Serena Wu 15 IL looks to her HPSS concentration in Scientific Inquiry to help ground her explorations as an illustrator.

The View from Afar

Brooklyn-based artist Chitra Ganesh spoke to a packed house last week as RISD’s first Vikram and Geetanjali Kirloskar Visiting Scholar in Painting.

Using the Landscape of Glass

Multidisciplinary artist Kim Harty 06 GL is excited to step up and lead the glass program at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit.

True Teamwork

Admittedly still figuring out who she is as a designer, Cathy Lee 15 GD is making the most of her open-ended summer internship in the New York office of IDEO (pronounced eye-dee-oh), the global design leader.

Reinventing Rocky Point

New Landscape Architecture graduates Michelle Jordan MLA 14, Andrew Jacobs MLA 14 and Spike Meatyard MLA 14 presented a series of case studies on urban and coastal park design at Providence’s Save the Bay headquarters in early June.

Reimagining Cities

Students in a newly created spring seminar worked with immigrants at a housing project to create a permanent installation reflecting their shared vision of home.

14 solar decathlon wrap

From the beginning, the challenge felt daunting: assemble a team of students to design a net-zero solar-powered house from scratch; ensure that the design is buildable, affordable, innovative and aesthetically pleasing; raise the funds needed to build a functional, full-scale prototype; and then figure out how to ship the entire house to France for an international competition.

Full Throttle

When Jamar Bromley MFA 15 GD returned to San Francisco for his second summer internship at Lit Motors, he set out to create a “sexy and elegant” graphics package that would do justice to the incredibly cool new vehicle the start-up is planning to release later this year.

Light and Dark

The Hollywood tabloids are abuzz this summer with news about first-time novelist Annie Weatherwax 84 SC.