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Making Art Work

Rocco Landesman, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), is often asked how he can justify spending $150 million to fund the arts when that money could be spent on “real jobs” like building roads.

Architecture Professor Wins Major Award

A curved, shimmering block of apartments in a struggling London neighborhood has won top honors in the2011 Brick Awards, one of the most well-established and respected design awards in the UK.

Photographic Provocateur

Photographer Steven Klein 76 PT is notoriously reticent about being interviewed – and about discussing his past, his age, his interests.

Moving Up at Pixar

When Scott Clark RISD 96 IL first did an internship at Pixar during his senior year, he had no clue that more than a decade later he’d be leading the world’s premier animation crew and helping the company produce one extraordinary hit after another.

Full STEAM Ahead

Most visual artists intuitively understand that many subject areas, including science and math, are inextricably linked to the fundamentals of design.

Designs to Make a Difference

In 2005 Nathalie Jolivert BArch 12 moved to the US to escape political violence.

Stark Designs for Fun – and West Elm

When David Stark 91 PT moved to New York shortly after graduation, he expected to follow the path of many fellow art school grads.

Clean Water for Urban Slums

In Hindi, the word walla means “provider” or “person who does.

Students’ Design in National Media Blitz for Progressive Insurance

If you’re a casual TV viewer, or one of the two million Facebook fans who follow “Flo” – the perky, retro-style cashier who stars in commercials for Progressive Insurance – you may have noticed the comedic spokeswoman recently touting a shiny little gizmo that promises to be the future of car insurance.