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Six Alumni Earn Fulbright Grants

Recent graduates will advance interesting art and design research in Africa, Asia and Europe during the 2019–20 academic year.

Students Show at ICFF

A partnership between the Furniture Design department and Mabeo Furniture in Botswana leads to spring exhibitions in Milan and NYC.

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.