Stories about studios + projects

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.

Gap Sweaters Get the RISD Treatment

In its first-ever partnership with a college, Gap invited RISD students to create eye-catching works of wearable art by reimagining and redefining its new line of spring cardigans.

Italian Materials Inspire Innovation

Apparel Design seniors teamed up with Textiles undergraduate and graduate students to weave exquisite materials together with experimental design in a semester-long collaboration with the Italian Trade Commission.

Fashion Forward

Long before Tim Gunn became a household name and Heidi Klum coined the dismissive phrase “You’re out,” RISD’s future trendsetters and tastemakers inApparel Design had been rolling out their own signature creations for the runway.

Stepping Into Shoemaking

This spring RISD designers are taking advantage of a rare opportunity to dive into the world of traditional shoemaking – a highly specialized craft that's rooted in centuries-old European tradition.

RISD/Brown Collaboration Celebrates Cunningham

He is hailed as the world’s greatest choreographer, an artist and avant-garde visionary whose philosophy of collaboration and random, chance movements shaped the world of modern dance.

Fulbright Winners Headed in All Directions

In our increasingly homogenized global society, artists and designers are exploring historical and ethnographic traditions in order to create meaningful, culturally significant work.