Student Stories

Striking Student Designs in NYC + Milan

Eight RISD students in Furniture Design and Textiles are exhibiting crocheted and knitted furniture as part of Italy’s renowned design triennial.

A New Vision for Wearable Tech

Alexandra Ju 16 JM recently presented her robotic jewelry work at an international conference in the Netherlands.

Exploring Ideas in the Dunes

Building on his work with the National Park Service last summer, Maharam STEAM Fellow Joseph Fellows 16 SC is teaching a 3D imaging workshop this month in Colorado.

Riding High

Sophomore Nina Ripich 18 PT finds solace and creative freedom by connecting with horses in RISD’s equestrian club.

Elevating the Ordinary

As an Interior Architecture major, international Fulbright scholar Clara Marhló MA 16 is learning to adapt and enhance commonplace structures.

Making a Professional Impression

Students present their work and welcome feedback from a diverse group of professionals at RISD’s 2016 Design Portfolio Review.

Risks + Rewards

With his high school slacker days behind him, Felix Beaudry 18 TX responds well to the challenge of exceeding high expectations.

A Good Mix of Ideas

Sophomore Mei Lenehan 18 GD finds value in selecting classes that intellectually complement one another.

No Nukes

Graduate students just starting out in Industrial Design work to invigorate the dialogue around nuclear disarmament.