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Brand New Day

Newly appointed Assistant Professor of Industrial Design Jess Brown MID 09 is addressing difficult issues and supporting students of color.

Playing with Ideas

Associate Professor Cas Holman shares her passion for toy design on the new season of the Netflix series Abstract: The Art of Design.

Working + Growing Together

Married alumni Chris Buzelli 95 IL and SooJin Buzelli 96 IL showcase the power of creative collaboration at RISD’s ISB Gallery.

Investigating Structure

Furniture Design Professor Lothar Windels BID 96 creates a new version of his award-winning Joseph Felt Chair for the President’s House.

New Professors Bring Broad Diversity

RISD’s 10 new full-time faculty members are bringing new perspectives to campus and helping to diversify the curriculum.

The Beauty of Beech + Bamboo

Professors John Dunnigan MFA 80 ID and Lothar Windels BID 96 create the Rhye Collection of furniture for RISD's new residence hall.

Bold Breakthroughs in 3D Weaving

In developing Weavecraft, Associate Professor Brooks Hagan and the Virtual Textiles Research Group are pushing weaving in exciting new directions.

Curating a Retro-Futuristic Show at MAD

Alumna Kellie Riggs 11 JM curates a retro-futuristic jewelry exhibition at the Museum of Arts and Design in NYC.

Brightening a Grimm Tale

Comics artist and graphic novelist Ben Nadler 13 IL speaks with students about making his new book The White Snake.