Stories about studios + projects

RISD Meets Milan 2013

This week the 2013 Ventura Lembrate furniture exhibition in Milan, Italy, is featuring cutting-edge work by 21 talented designers who studied at RISD.

BEASTS Benefits from RISD Work

With its runaway successes at Sundance and Cannes, the atmospheric, deeply allegorical movieBeasts of the Southern Wild has taken the film world by storm.

Styling Scholarly Space

Once the Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts was completed in February 2011, students and faculty began hosting lively theater performances, thoughtful exhibitions and interdisciplinary lectures in the five-story, 35,000-square-foot space in the heart of the Brown campus.

Seeing Science: NSF Backs RISD Research

For the last year, a consortium of nine Rhode Island colleges and universities—including RISD, Brown and the University of Rhode Island (URI)—has been engaged in a joint, multiyear project to investigate the impact of climate change on marine life.

Rich Brilliant Willing Still Winning

It’s the kind of name an A-list indie band would kill for: Rich Brilliant Willing.

AIGA Chief Advises Students

Art students and politicians don’t usually speak the same language, much less collaborate towards a common goal.

Devers Makes Design Entertaining

Artist/designer Amy Devers MFA 01 FD is becoming an increasingly familiar face on TV, always ready to remind viewers of the value of good design.

Target + RISD: Space for Design Thinking

An interdisciplinary group of graduate students got a fresh perspective on design research thanks to a recent partnership between RISD and Target Corporation.

Learning the Language of Gesture

If the experimental work going on in RISD’s g-speak studio feels a lot like sci-fi, it’s probably because students are working with a groundbreaking technology that’s not yet on the market.

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