News

Starting Off with a Bang

Newly hired Assistant Professor of Jewelry + Metalsmithing Arthur Hash combines old-world techniques with new tools and technology.

Out of this World

Newly hired Assistant Professor of Apparel Design Gwen van den Eijnde designs clothing and costumes that are stunning, timeless and otherworldly.

Sheltering Shellfish in the City

RI Youth Conservation League volunteers help RISD grad students make habitats for species known to improve coastal water quality.

Ideas Born on Paper

Drawing Ambience, an exhibition on view at the RISD Museum, offers a glimpse into the generative process used by seminal architects prior to the digital age.

Faculty Foster Global Engagement

Six faculty members are conducting research in Central and South America, Asia and Europe with the goal of developing expansive new courses reflective of global realities.

Establishing Shellfish Habitats

A team of RI educators is preparing to test sculptural forms designed to attract marine life in the waters off India Point Park.

Cleaner + Better Care

In Germ Studio, students devise medical tools that reduce health-care associated infections while addressing issues related to patient comfort.

Unearthing the Past

Work by students in this spring’s Witness Tree studio is being exhibited at the Martin Van Buren National Historic Site in New York state.

Teaching with Touch

In late May students in an interdisciplinary studio that caps RISD’s two-part collaboration with LEGO Education presented final projects to an international group of designers and educators.