Stories about studios + projects

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.

Rewards of Indie Publishing

Independent publisher Nancy Cleary 90 GD reflects on her 20-year (and counting) adventure at the helm of Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing.

Instagram Meets Installation

Three Graphic Design seniors won a 2018 Dorner Prize from the RISD Museum to develop an installation and publication called the Draft Catalog.

Axios Advocates for Civic-minded Design

As the keynote speaker at RI Design Week, former White House Creative Director Ashleigh Axios 08 GD highlighted the role of design in delivering hope and change under President Obama.

Maharam Fellows Explore New Frontiers

Eleven students and new graduates are bringing valuable critical thinking skills to nonprofits around the world.

Ready to Push Forward

Playful work by graduating graphic designer Can Yang 18 GD seamlessly blends Eastern and Western motifs.

Shifting Focus After the Storm

Two art students from Puerto Rico are studying at RISD this semester as part of an AICAD exchange program initiated in the aftermath of Hurricane María.

Souvenirs of Substance

Associate Professor Paolo Cardini leads a RISD symposium in Rome focused on non-Western, student-conceived visions of the future.

Experiencing Exquisite Craft in Morocco

Graphic Design senior Kendra Xu 18 GD reflects on a Wintersession travel course that invited students to soak in the country’s vibrant culture and renowned craftwork.