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.

Global Futures Lab Recognized

Founded by Professor Paolo Cardini, the Mexico City-based lab counteracts stereotypes of “Western futures.”

Designed for Sustainable Living

A RISD team creates a stunning, energy-efficient getaway in New York’s Catskill Mountains.

Designing for the Future of Mobility

Students and faculty partner with Hyundai Motor Group to improve the way people move through—and live in—the world.