Stories about studios + projects

Students Stretch the Art of Books

The 2018 iteration of RISD’s Student Artist’s Book Competition teems with brilliant work.

Pursuing a Different Type

Tapped by Japanese type company Morisawa, type designer Cyrus Highsmith 97 GD is establishing the Providence Drawing Office with help from two recent graduates.

Typefaces That Work

Inspired type designer Nina Stössinger offers wise advice at the third annual Updike Prize for Student Type Design Awards ceremony.

Bervin’s Nanoscale Ode to the Silkworm

Poet Jen Bervin explores the intersection of text and textiles in Silk Poems, just published this fall after seven years of research.

Designing Poetry in Motion

Graphic Design Department Head Lucinda Hitchcock designs a digital message board for RIPTA buses as part of the state's newly launched Poetry in Motion project.

Experiencing Magic in Iceland

In July students participated in an intensive summer program investigating new ways of making poetic work in response to place.

Budding Designer in National Spotlight

Based on the promise of her work, Graphic Design senior Tasnima Tanzim 18 GD earns the Type Directors Club’s 2017 Beatrice Warde Scholarship.

Gebbia Speaks with Civic Leaders

In a presentation hosted by the RI Chamber of Commerce, Airbnb cofounder Joe Gebbia 05 GD/ID spoke about the entrepreneurial advantages of knowing how to solve problems the way he learned at RISD.

Saluting Success @Commencement 17

RISD grads and Airbnb cofounders Joe Gebbia 05 GD/ID and Brian Chesky 04 ID are among the honored guests joining the celebration at Commencement 2017.


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