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These 3D-Printed Bike Lanes Are Designed to Sit Underneath Bridges

Fast Company reports on Interior Architecture department project focused on reimagining Rhode Island’s Pell Bridge.

Donors Invest $25 Million in RISD’s Future

Institutional Advancement wraps up the second-best fundraising year in the history of the institution and recognizes growing alumni engagement.

RISD Welcomes New Hires Focused on Race and Decolonization

Full-time faculty members to join RISD in fall 2021 as a result of the “Race in Art & Design” cluster hire initiative.

Art and Science Meet at Nature Lab to Inspire Students

ECO RI raves about RISD’s Edna W. Lawrence Nature Lab and the cross-disciplinary research it affords.

Kicking Off a New Year at RISD

The fall 2021 semester gets underway with student move-in, orientation activities and an inspiring livestreamed Convocation event.

Inspired by the Natural World

New Apparel Design graduate Yuki Xu represents RISD at the 14th annual Supima Design Competition in NYC.

In Newport, an Entrancing Performance Piece Responds to the Rising Seas

Vogue raves about new work by alumna Melissa McGill.

A Call for Collective Effervescence

Interior Architecture sophomores work with community developer I. Lanre Ajakaiye on plans to transform a blighted Providence building into a multicultural gathering place.