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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.

Promoting Conservation through Art

At RISD Weekend 17, four young alumni explain how they’re harnessing their passion for the natural sciences and building ecologically focused practices.

New Grad Programs Address 21st-Century Needs

Beginning in fall 2018, students in two new graduate programs in Liberal Arts will grapple with the complexities of globalization and urgent ecological challenges.

Designing Poetry in Motion

Graphic Design Department Head Lucinda Hitchcock designs a digital message board for RIPTA buses as part of the state's newly launched Poetry in Motion project.

Textiles Revolution Looms Large

Backed by the National Science Foundation, professors from RISD and Cornell create groundbreaking software that allows everyone interested to produce woven fabrics.