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RISD news

01/18/2021

Power of Play

Healthy Roots doll designed by alumna Yelitsa Jean-Charles featured on Today Show segment about inclusive toys.

01/14/2021

Continuing Ed Enrollment Skyrockets

In moving its CE classes online, RISD opens the floodgates to passionate new students from across the US and around the globe.

01/13/2021

Decolonizing Pedagogies at RISD

Faculty, curators and librarians come together for a semester-long seminar on decolonization that builds on the institution’s commitment to advancing social equity and inclusion.

01/11/2021

Commencement 2021 to Be Virtual

RISD announces plans to celebrate the achievements of the Class of 2021 and the Class of 2020 safely and responsibly this spring.

01/07/2001

Community of Makers

Furniture maker and RISD alumna Annie Evelyn helps to establish equitable Crafting the Future artist collective.

01/05/2021

Living a Creative Life

President Rosanne Somerson discusses the challenges of 2020 and the future of design education on Monocle on Design podcast.

12/18/2020

Architecture Crits Online

Students finish the fall semester by sharing their final projects with visiting experts from around the world.

12/15/2020

The Design of Business

President Rosanne Somerson discusses the challenges and unexpected rewards of reconstructing design education on Design Observer podcast.