Workspaces and Tools

Laptop requirement

Sophomores entering the Graphic Design Department are required to purchase a laptop computer, software, upgrades and insurance specified by the department. For more information, call the department at 401 454-6171.

Computer resources 

  • 15-seat Macintosh computer lab
  • three HP DesignJet wide-format plotters
  • Epson Expression 10000XL scanner
  • MakerBot Replicator 2 3D printer
  • Graphtec CE6000 vinyl cutting plotter
  • numerous Xerox Phaser color printers and HP LaserJet black and white printers
  • photographic lighting studio 

Traditional typesetting and printing facilities 

  • Vandercook proofing presses 
  • extensive collection of wood and metal type 
  • Anderson & Vreeland Orbital VIII Polymer PlateMaker
  • Fastbind Elite XT perfect binding machine
  • two Wiro binding machines
  • light tables
  • papermaking studio
  • silkscreen studio