Stories about studios + projects

Winery Taps Students to Label New Vintage

The owners and winemaker at Sakonnet Vineyards, coastal New England’s oldest artisan winery, turned to RISD’s Graphic Design graduate students to develop a label for a new vintage of wine, Rhode Island Red.

Exploring Critical Making

Faculty, staff and students came together on April 19 for Mapping Making, a new series of discussions around what critical making means at RISD and how departments view the future of making in their fields.

Davis Educational Foundation

RISD has launched a new Academic Commons Program (ACP) to galvanize the teaching and learning initiatives identified in its 2012 Strategic Plan.

Open Intro to Studio Life

When prospective graduate students visited campus on November 16 for Graduate Studies’ annual IN FOcus session, they responded especially well to opportunities to talk with current students, who were eager to share information about their work, their program and life at RISD.

New Grad Moves on to Facebook

Two days into a summer internship at The Daily Beast, Daniel Giuditta 14 GD found himself in the middle of a media maelstrom.

Fulbright Winners Headed in All Directions

In our increasingly homogenized global society, artists and designers are exploring historical and ethnographic traditions in order to create meaningful, culturally significant work.

Now in Production

The large and varied traveling exhibition Graphic Design: Now in Production opens on Friday, March 28 at the RISD Museum, providing an exhilarating look at cutting-edge concepts and creative practices in 21st-century graphic design.

Tasty Typography

When Oded Ezer first conceived of a piece inspired by Memory Palace – a popular graphic novel by Hari Kunzru – the experimental designer literally hungered for something different.

Beyond Bumper Stickers

When they interned with the Rhode Island Board of Elections last summer, Keela Potter 14 GD and Kelsey Lim 14 GD were surprised by the state of affairs at a special election they attended in Coventry, RI.