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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.

2020 Grads Share Work Virtually

From film premieres to the grad thesis show, graduating students are turning to alternative outlets for showcasing their work.

Pivoting to Fight the Pandemic

RISD makers are helping to address the nationwide shortage of personal protective equipment.

Utopian Vision

Artist Liz Collins returns to RISD to talk with students about her vibrant and ever-evolving practice.

RISD Receives its Largest Gift Ever

A $20-million gift from the Rayon Foundation Trust honors RISD’s historic roots in the study of textiles.

Bold Breakthroughs in 3D Weaving

In developing Weavecraft, Associate Professor Brooks Hagan and the Virtual Textiles Research Group are pushing weaving in exciting new directions.

Library Inspires Site-Specific Textiles

Textiles students design custom jacquards for the RISD library’s collection of classic Knoll chairs.

Windgate Backs New Textiles Grad

Textiles major Elizabeth Schweizer 19 TX will advance her work with Lakota youth thanks to a 2019 Windgate Fellowship from the Center for Craft, Creativity & Design.

RISD’s First Endowed Chair in Textiles

Longtime Professor Anais Missakian 84 TX is honored to accept her new appointment as RISD’s first Pevaroff-Cohn Family Endowed Chair in Textiles.