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Class of 2021 Q&A | Textiles

Four graduating seniors discuss how the pandemic influenced their RISD experience and fueled their very personal degree projects.

Virtual Design Portfolio Review Delivers 

Hundreds of RISD students share their portfolios online with eager design firm reps from across the country.

Designers Rise to NASA Challenges

Students in the recently launched RISD Space Design club are working on getting three separate projects into outer space.

Celebrating Founders Day

The RISD community wraps up a month-long series of events honoring Helen Adelia Rowe Metcalf.

Pulling on the Thread

RISD’s Alumni Association launches a new podcast exploring how creativity really works.​

Julie Mehretu’s Reckoning with Success

The New York Times profiles alumna Julie Mehretu MFA 97 PT/PR, whose work will be on display at the Whitney Museum from March 25–August 8.

Class of 2021 Q&A | Illustration

Four seniors in Illustration look back on how RISD has impacted their creative practices as they look forward to the future.

Chris Taylor’s Hyperrealistic Glass Creations

Faculty member Chris Taylor MFA 02 GL speaks with WBUR about his work and experience on the Netflix reality series Blown Away.