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(Re)connecting at the Design Portfolio Review

At an annual event hosted by RISD Careers, hundreds of students gain invaluable insights from a range of professionals—including alumni eager to advise emerging designers.

Natural Wonders

Los Angeles-based artist David Wiseman 03 FD prepares to show new work inspired by nature in a solo exhibition at Kasmin Gallery in NYC.

Breaking Glass Boundaries

Pioneering glass artist Therman Statom 74 SC returns to RISD to speak with students about the value of building community.

Designing for the Home

Furniture designer Debra Folz MFA 10 FD collaborates with West Elm on a collection of modern, functional pieces featuring simple and unexpected details.

Invested in Design for the Greater Good

With support from a Slavin Family Foundation Fellowship, dual degree student Kate Reed BRDD 21 ID is strengthening her commitment to socially engaged design.

Painter on Being Old in Art School

Noted historian and author Nell Irvin Painter MFA 11 PT returned to RISD for a conversation about aging, ambivalence, ambition and starting over in art school.

Revisiting the Unicorn

A moving documentary by experimental filmmakers Isabelle Dupuis and Tim Geraghty (who teaches at RISD) is garnering rave reviews.

Making the Cut on Project Runway

Less than two years after graduation, apparel designer Jamall Osterholm AP 17 is hoping that national media exposure will help him transform his brand into a business.

Four Alumni Earn Caldecott + Other Honors

RISD Illustration graduates have earned two 2019 Caldecott Honors and two YALSAs for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults.