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Rethinking the History of Illustration

A massive new book edited by Illustration Department Head Susan Doyle 81 IL/MFA 98 PT/PR captures the global impact of illustrators on human knowledge.

Souvenirs of Substance

Associate Professor Paolo Cardini leads a RISD symposium in Rome focused on non-Western, student-conceived visions of the future.

Textiles for HPV Prevention in Mali

Eliza Squibb 13 TX designs “storytelling cloths” to communicate with West African women about the vital importance of vaccinations to fight cervical cancer .

Remarkable Range in Faculty Show

The 2018 RISD Faculty Exhibition & Forum offers a fascinating display of the range of talent and vision among the individuals who teach here.

Pursuing a Different Type

Tapped by Japanese type company Morisawa, type designer Cyrus Highsmith 97 GD is establishing the Providence Drawing Office with help from two recent graduates.

Adaptive Reuse in Context

New Assistant Professor Stefano Corbo teaches graduate students to see the practice of interior architecture as a conversation between the past and present.

RISD Team Delivers

Assistant Professor of Architecture Brett Schneider and a team of students temporarily transform Brooklyn’s Navy Yard into an elegant backdrop for the Beaux Arts Ball.

Finding Common Creative Ground

As of this fall RISD students can pursue interdisciplinary concentrations in two new areas: Drawing or Computation, Technology and Culture.

The Transformative Power of Art

New AICAD Post-Graduate Teaching Fellow Adela Goldbard believes in the political power of art to generate critical thinking and social transformation.