Students Propose Real-World Design Solutions

Industrial Design students offer innovative ideas for supporting sustainability in Rhode Island and beyond.

Maharam Fellowships Support Greater Good

In keeping with RISD’s strategic plan, this summer’s 10 Maharam fellows use their design skills to promote social justice and sustainability.

Promoting Civic Engagement

Students in an Industrial Design class called Urbanist Interactions propose design strategies to the Boston Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics.

Designers Rise to NASA Challenges

Students in the recently launched RISD Space Design club are working on getting three separate projects into outer space.

Class of 2021 Q&A | Industrial Design

As they complete their last semester, four graduating students offer their take on the RISD experience.​

After the A-Bomb

RISD’s Center for Complexity launches Horizon 2045, a 25-year project aimed at eliminating the threat of nuclear war.

American Design Hot List

Elise McMahon and Mike Ruiz-Serra are both included in Sight Unseen’s annual roundup of US-based talent.

RISD Alums Make 30 Under 30 List

Four recent graduates are included in Forbes’ annual roundup of emerging talents.

Faculty Members Honored

Matthew Bird and Avishek Ganguly earn the 2019/20 John R. Frazier Award for Excellence in Teaching.