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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.

Gathering STEAM in Rhode Island

On September 26, artists, designers, scientists, educators, business leaders and policymakers came together to celebrate Rhode Island’sleadership rolein advocating forthe role of art and design in fostering innovation.

Building a Better Buggy: RISD Students Reach for the Moon

On April 1-2, a team of RISD students participated in this year’s NASA Great Moonbuggy Race in Huntsville, AL, competing against teams from nearly 90 schools and colleges from as far away as Germany, Russia, India and Ethiopia.

Home of the Future

Students and faculty at RISD and Brown University are working together to demonstrate the capture, storage and delivery of thermally generated electricity, harnessed by means of a small-scale thermal-electric engine.