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Stories about studios + projects

Joyous Obsession with Chairs

A multidisciplinary exhibition curated by seniors Hannah Bartlett 19 FD and Raina Wellman 19 GD reflects on chairs as both objects and symbols.

Leaning Local

Asher Rodriquez-Dunn 08 ID and his Studio DUNN team have made a home in Providence and a name for themselves in the world of furniture and lighting design.

Natural Wonders

Los Angeles-based artist David Wiseman 03 FD prepares to show new work inspired by nature in a solo exhibition at Kasmin Gallery in NYC.

Designing for the Home

Furniture designer Debra Folz MFA 10 FD collaborates with West Elm on a collection of modern, functional pieces featuring simple and unexpected details.

Inspired by India’s Artisans

Sculptor Joshua Enck MFA 03 FD finds unparalleled creative inspiration as a Fulbright-Nehru Scholar in India.

Here in RI: Providence Backs Local Designers

Three entrepreneurial alumni and a current faculty member earn 2019 Providence Design Catalyst awards in support of their practices.

Creating without Constraints

After completing a recent commission for Lexus, Furniture Design grad student Tim Miller MFA 19 FD reflects on the project and considers what's next.

Alums Ready to Shift Gears

Matilsha Marxuach 94 CR, Amy Devers MFA 01 FD and Jerrelle Guy 12 IL spoke about how the flexibility they learned at RISD has helped them pivot professionally.

Puzzling through the Future

Recent graduate and 2018 Windgate Fellow Justin Seow 18 FD recalls discovering RISD, furniture design and the creative challenges that continue to excite him.