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Diving Straight In

As a first-year student Nevin Dunn 20 IL is pushing his conceptual thinking to places he hadn’t yet imagined—and loving the challenge.

Rattled but Ready to Resist

Robert Geller 01 AP was among many apparel designers to literally show frustration with the current political climate at February's menswear show in NYC.

Artists' Books Chosen as Keepers

Beautiful artist books by students have been selected for inclusion in the permanent collection of the RISD Library.

Behind the Scenes at the RISD Museum

Textiles major Anna Pederson 18 TX builds on her studio education through an apprenticeship in the RISD Museum’s contemporary art collection.

A Super Bong for Civil Rights

Alexander Rosenberg 06 GL is raising awareness for the economics rights of glass-pipe blowers through his collaborative "super bong" project.

Exploring the Brilliance of Cuba

In January RISD students explored and created work inspired by Cuba during a month-long Wintersession travel/study course.

Intro to Empathic Design

In an introductory Interior Architecture class offered during Wintersession, students considered turning parking huts into temporary comfort stations for refugees.

Understanding Our Brains

At the Pace Gallery in California, a new project by artist/musician David Byrneis interrogating questions of human behavior and biases.

Design for Fictional Life

Students in a Wintersession Industrial Design studio conceived of by two grad students made future-focused work inspired by science fiction.