Stories about studios + projects
RISD alum Jonathan Arena 09 GD is a right brain/left brain kind of guy.
Designer Matthew Bird 89 ID, an assistant professor of Industrial Design at RISD, learned long ago that the secret to carving out a successful career is thinking outside the box.
Most visual artists intuitively understand that many subject areas, including science and math, are inextricably linked to the fundamentals of design.
In Hindi, the word walla means “provider” or “person who does.
If you’re a casual TV viewer, or one of the two million Facebook fans who follow “Flo” – the perky, retro-style cashier who stars in commercials for Progressive Insurance – you may have noticed the comedic spokeswoman recently touting a shiny little gizmo that promises to be the future of car insurance.
On September 26, artists, designers, scientists, educators, business leaders and policymakers came together to celebrate Rhode Island’sleadership rolein advocating forthe role of art and design in fostering innovation.
On April 1-2, a team of RISD students participated in this year’s NASA Great Moonbuggy Race in Huntsville, AL, competing against teams from nearly 90 schools and colleges from as far away as Germany, Russia, India and Ethiopia.
Students and faculty at RISD and Brown University are working together to demonstrate the capture, storage and delivery of thermally generated electricity, harnessed by means of a small-scale thermal-electric engine.
TIME magazine has selected Neonurture, an incubator designed for use in the developing world, as among The 50 Best Inventions of 2010.
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