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Here in RI | Creative Commitment to Community

The Avenue Concept founder Yarrow Thorne 11 ID is helping to enhance urban life in Providence through public art.

Leaning Local

Asher Rodriquez-Dunn 08 ID and his Studio DUNN team have made a home in Providence and a name for themselves in the world of furniture and lighting design.

Invested in Design for the Greater Good

With support from a Slavin Family Foundation Fellowship, dual degree student Kate Reed BRDD 21 ID is strengthening her commitment to socially engaged design.

Preventing Gun Violence

In a fall semester Industrial Design studio, students took a holistic approach to addressing an urgent public health issue.

Designing Family Fun for All

Exhibit designer Margaret Middleton 08 ID loves creating inclusive, accessible learning environments for children.

Here in RI: Lush Leather

As the creative director at Lotuff Leather, Lindy McDonough 08 ID is helping to establish the company’s growing reputation as a leader in luxury leather goods.

Antonelli Addresses Our Demise

In delivering the RISD Museum's 2018 Gail Silver Memorial Lecture, MoMA curator Paola Antonelli speaks about “broken nature.”

Mindful Making in Japan

Students in a summer bike-building class in Tokyo absorb contemporary Japanese culture and design aesthetics while honing their skills as makers.

Maharam Fellows Explore New Frontiers

Eleven students and new graduates are bringing valuable critical thinking skills to nonprofits around the world.