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The Beauty of Being Open Minded

Chicago native Claire Niederberger 14 GD says that when she first came to RISD, she was planning to major in Sculpture.

Documenting the Arab-Israeli Stalemate

Some aspiring filmmakers might flinch – or even turn their camera away – when attempting to document controversial, gut-wrenching subject matter.

Critical Reading

RISD’s culture of critical making forms the focus of a new book being released this month by Wiley, a publisher of educational, business and professional development books, among others in its large family of brands and imprints.

Reclaiming New Delhi

“There is so much confusion in India about how to improve the landscape,” says New Delhi-based designer Alina Vadera 11 IA.

Terry Documents Traditional Drumming

Fifty years ago noted ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax traveled to the remote Caribbean island of Carriacou to capture local music and dance traditions on film.

New Students Dive in Through POSE

The jagged, scraping sound of metal shovels hitting asphalt signaled that the group of sun-kissed students was close to completing its noble mission.

Finding Furniture

It was an earthy smell – specifically the pleasant, sweet odor of freshly cut wood shavings – that prompted Andrea Parikh MFA 14 FD to make one of the most defining decisions of her adult life.

Collaborating on Health Design

At an August 28 mini-conference in Providence called Collaboration = Innovation, medical professionals and designers heard from RISD students past and present about the latest innovations and trends in the growing field of design for the healthcare industry.

Drawn to Paint

The Illustration department has teamed up with Cade Tompkins Projects, a Providence-based gallery and artists’ representative, to present a retrospective of work by the late Professor Emeritus Thomas Sgouros 50 IL, who died on December 17, 2012.