Stories about studios + projects

Out of this World

Newly hired Assistant Professor of Apparel Design Gwen van den Eijnde designs clothing and costumes that are stunning, timeless and otherworldly.

Refreshing Ideas in Apparel Design

As the new head of Apparel Design, British designer Neil Gilks is looking forward to building on RISD’s interdisciplinary “magic.”

Ready for the Runway

The public will get to see a juried selection of the best work made by RISD’s up-and-coming apparel designers at Collection 2015.

The Seduction of Skin

Students in a cross-disciplinary studio make visceral works inspired by our largest – and perhaps most alluring – organ.

Designed for Speed

Apparel Design seniors develop crunchy new looks for Burton, Vermont’s cutting-edge snowboard company.

Hellbent for Leather

Last week artisans, industry leaders, tanners and shoe designers from around the world came to campus for Leather.

Sisterly Love

After winning $10,000 at the Supima Design Competition in 2013, apparel designer Morgan Selin 13 AP decided to spend a couple of months in South America before pounding the pavement back in the US in search of a job.

Selin Wins Superlatives from Supima

Newly minted graduate Morgan Selin 13 AP finds herself in the thick of Mercdes-Benz Fashion Week.

Exhilarating Experience

Feeling as though her heart might skip a beat, Sharon Moon 14 AP managed to remain visibly composed earlier this month while prepping models about to strut down a gleaming runway.

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