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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.

Reconstructing the Past

This year’s Witness Tree studio challenged students to build wooden objects reflecting on the legacy of John, Abigail and John Quincy Adams and to consider how slavery shaped the US.

Drawn in by the Grad Show

Master's degree candidates showcase the culmination of their creative efforts in this year's lively and impressive graduate thesis exhibition at the Providence Convention Center.

Alumni Collaborate on a New Classic

Lothar Windels BID 96, head of Furniture Design, works with Sara Ossana MIA 05 and Jonathan Glatt MFA 04 JM of O&G Studio to design the Sakonnet chair.

Alums Lead Equitable Met Campaign

With Toward Equitable Met Ticketing, a group of recent graduates are calling for the NYC museum to uphold its commitment to inclusion.

An Eye for Exhibiting

Through his experience at RISD Elie Glyn 08 FD honed a penchant for precision and disciplined work habits that are serving him well in his position at the Harvard Art Museums.