Stories about studios + projects
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.
An interdisciplinary group of graduate students got a fresh perspective on design research thanks to a recent partnership between RISD and Target Corporation.
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.
In March RISD will host Make It Better: a Symposium on Art, Design and the Future of Healthcare.