Stories about studios + projects

Expansive Thinking re: Tiny Houses

A Wintersession ID class challenged students to design biophilic houses measuring in at less than 150 square feet.

Breakthrough Tool Wins NSF Funding

A cutting-edge startup cofounded by Associate Professor of Textiles Brooks Hagan MFA 02 TX earns a $225,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Disarming Conversation in Santa Fe

Designer Yuki Murata MID 02 hopes to make the city she calls home a hub for design-centered problem solving addressing global issues such as nuclear proliferation.

Overcoming Obstacles

Cyclo-cross enthusiasts David Kessler 18 ID, Lizzie Wright 18 ID and Marcus Peabody MFA 19 GD devote most weekends to bicycle racing.

Designers in a Hot Spot

Seven RISD alumni are included in Sight Unseen’s recently released 2016 American Design Hot List.

Preparing for Mars

An independent research project headed up by RISD’s NASA Coordinator Michael Lye 96 ID puts an entirely new spin on a space suit made for simulated space exploration.

Running with New Ideas at Reebok

Grad student Atulya Chaganty MID 17 fulfilled a childhood dream this summer as a footwear development intern at Reebok.

Finding a Natural Rhythm

Providence-based designer Miles Endo 10 ID makes custom furniture and lighting fixtures that reflect his love of natural materials and traditional Japanese culture.

Ready to Work

New graduate Luke Gordon 16 ID is excited to join a team of industrial design consultants in the San Francisco office of SYPartners.

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