Stories about studios + projects

AIGA Chief Advises Students

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

Recognizing a Living Legend

Professor Emeritus Malcolm Grear has been integrally connected to RISD for more than half a century.

Books as Art

“Everyone has an interesting story deep down within themselves,” says Professor of Graphic DesignJan Baker.

Felton to Accept RISD Alumni Award

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.

RISD’s Newest Young Guns

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.

Design Connects East and West

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.

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.

The Very Picture of Good Health

In March RISD will host Make It Better: a Symposium on Art, Design and the Future of Healthcare.


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