The late RISD President John Frazier welcomed me to his office in the late summer of 1957, saying, “Why don’t you help us with the formation of the English Department? Come aboard while you pursue graduate courses uphill at Brown.
RISD and Brown students generally follow different paths on College Hill – Brown students spending their days in libraries pouring over books, their RISD counterparts spending their nights in studios making creative responses to assignments.
Offering a tempting taste of the Career Center’s Mindshare event this Saturday, Joe Gebbia 05 ID/GD spoke at RISD last week – about why he’s a bona fide “designtrepreneur,” as he likes to put it.
Art students and politicians don’t usually speak the same language, much less collaborate towards a common goal.
Professor Emeritus Malcolm Grear has been integrally connected to RISD for more than half a century.
“Everyone has an interesting story deep down within themselves,” says Professor of Graphic DesignJan Baker.
Now that Nicholas Felton 99 GD plays in the digital fast lane, he finds it more important than ever to stay focused and follow his interests and instincts.
Each year the Art Directors Club (ADC), an international organization of visual communication professionals, solicits portfolios from young designers around the world for its prestigiousYoung Guns competition.
When Graphic Design major Karin Kunori was looking for a summer internship, she contacted the counselors in RISD’s Career Center, who helped her write a résumé and cover letter and pointed her towards websites that list internships in Asia.