Stories about studios + projects

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

Last week newly minted graduates Morgan Selin 13 AP and Hannah Soukup 13 AP – two innovative apparel designers on the rise – found themselves in the thick of one of the most anticipated (and glamorous) events for anyone involved in the fashion industry: Mercedes-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.

Classic Chic

Nicole Romano 00 AP has made a name for herself through a collection of edgy new jewelry manufactured in RI’s traditional old factories.

Collaborative Work Shines at Slater Mill Museum

A beautiful new show featuring the collaborative work of 37 RISD students – and inspired by works of art at the RISD Museum – opens today at the historic Slater Mill Museum in Pawtucket, RI.

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