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10/29/2020

Challenging Conventions

Furniture design icon Giulio Cappellini encourages RISD students to study the history of design so they can reinvent established forms.

09/14/2020

Initiating Dialogue During Quarantine

An extensive range of virtual programming helps returning students consider how they’ll contribute to the discourse around racial justice.

06/02/2020

Singular Designs Now Online

2020 graduates of RISD’s BFA and MFA programs in Furniture Design showcase solid work in online exhibitions.

05/27/2020

2020 Grads Share Work Virtually

From film premieres to the grad thesis show, graduating students are turning to alternative outlets for showcasing their work.

04/02/2020

Bearing Witness Down Under

Students traveled to Australia over Wintersession for an intensive variation on RISD’s long-running Witness Tree course.

03/31/2020

Pivoting to Fight the Pandemic

RISD makers are helping to address the nationwide shortage of personal protective equipment.

01/15/2020

Weird as the Times

Work by five young Furniture Design graduates is featured in a DesignTO exhibition in Toronto called Themselves.

10/23/2019

Women Working with Wood

The Center for Art in Wood hosts an exhibition of contemporary female woodworkers, including several with RISD connections.

09/20/2019

Investigating Structure

Furniture Design Professor Lothar Windels BID 96 creates a new version of his award-winning Joseph Felt Chair for the President’s House.