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Exploring a Different Kind of Conservation

On a normal day, Julien Nguyen, a sophomore in Painting, can usually be found in the studio, immersed in oil paint and linseed oil.

Experimenting with Italy’s Finest Yarns

Textiles juniors, seniors and graduate students welcomed both the rigorous design challenge and incredible exposure to the industry afforded by a spring semester Knitted Fabrics studio that partnered with Zegna Baruffa, one of the largest high-end apparel yarn companies in Italy.

Start the Presses: RISD, AS220 Bring Printing Power to the People

Before Movable Type was a blogging platform, it was a technology breakthrough in its own right, allowing printing to become a widespread way of disseminating information, not unlike blogging in its effects on culture and society.

Rothman’s Rabbits

When invited to create an illustration for a 2011 New Year’s card sent out by RISD’s President John Maeda,Julia Rothman 02 IL didn’t hesitate, despite having to juggle a steady spate of freelance commissions and ongoing work through her design firm.

Living Pictures

Imagine a 15th-century Hieronymus Bosch painting, with its boisterous tangle of humanity, coming alive as an experimental “living picture.

Hermès Creative Director Critiques Grad Work

As one of the oldest and most prestigious brands in French fashion, Hermès continually looks to the traditions of craftsmanship on which it was built, even as it eyes the future.

Etsy Backs RISD's Newest Entrepreneurs

With her classical architecture-inspired jewelry, her entrepreneurial spirit and a first-ever Hello Etsy + RISD fellowship prize in hand,Kellie Riggs 11 JM joined more than 500 participants at theHello Etsy summit in Berlin.

Student Artwork Gains Exposure at RISD Exposé

With November temperatures this year soaring up into the 70s, it's hard to believe the holiday season is well on its way.

Bright Lights, Bold Collaboration

As two designer entrepreneurs living in the San Francisco Bay Area, bothJess Wainer 04 GL and Lauren Geremia 04 PT had each found success in their own right in recent years.