Several Industrial Design students and recent graduates helped NASA tackle a problem that needs to be solved before the next manned mission to the moon: how to keep astronauts from carrying potentially harmful moon dust into their lunar lander.
After carefully rethinking RISD’s graduate program in Interior Architecture, Department Head Liliane Wong and Graduate Program Director Markus Berger determined that 2011 is the perfect time to introduce two new degree programs: a 1+-year Master of Arts (MA) in Interior Architecture and a 2+-year Master of Design (MDes) in Interior Studies.
When Interior Architecture major Laura Sussman spent a month in Tanzania the summer before her senior year, she didn’t anticipate that the experience would spur an independent project at RISD.
With November temperatures this year soaring up into the 70s, it's hard to believe the holiday season is well on its way.
In an unprecedented partnership between academia and industry, more than 100 RISD students in Architecture, Interior Architecture and Industrial Design set out to challenge 50-year-old assumptions about residential kitchens, an everyday example of poor design.
For the third year running, US News & World Report announced today that RISD tops its rankings of the best Fine Arts Schools, which looks at graduate programs in art and design throughout the country.
In the late 1990s, RISD and the Environmental Bamboo Foundation in Bali, Indonesia, engaged in a multi-year partnership to explore innovative uses and applications of bamboo—the fastest growing woody plant on earth, but one long deemed inferior by the Western world.