Stories about studios + projects
New Furniture Design faculty member Patty Johnson collaborates with master craftspeople around the world, exploring how objects are transformed by material and culture.
As a summer intern at Speak Up Africa, Julia Steketee 18 FD learned about Senegal and how to use her design skills to help people.
As a summer intern at the American Museum of Natural History in NYC, dual degree student Joyce Lin BRDD 17 FD helped to fabricate a groundbreaking biodiversity exhibit.
For Jacob Riley-Wasserman 12 FD, what started as a companion piece for an outdoor grill became a way for the furniture maker to leave a legacy in his fight against cancer, even after his death last winter.
Artists, scientists, designers and educators share ideas and stimulate new avenues of thought at RISD’s biennial Design Science Symposium.
Eight RISD students in Furniture Design and Textiles are exhibiting crocheted and knitted furniture as part of Italy’s renowned design triennial.
As a Mellon Faculty Fellow, Professor John Dunnigan MFA 80 ID is building new opportunities for faculty and students to engage with the RISD Museum’s stunning collection.
In a new series of videos, alumni will help articulate why RISD’s immersive, process-driven educational model is ideally suited to preparing for what’s next.
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.