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Equipped with a Purpose

Through their softgoods company eqpd, Jonathan Baker 97 ID and Sean Donovan 94 IL are designing socially conscious products and business models.

Probing Issues of Race

Graduate student Kelly Taylor Mitchell MFA 18 PR translates elements of her personal history into evocative installations and artist’s books.

No Fish Were Harmed in the Making of This Crit

Industrial design students set up shop in the Nature Lab, designing aquaponics systems with potential application on campus.

Learning to Take Risks

First-year students present impressive work at their first end-of-semester critiques and get valuable feedback from faculty mentors.

Forbes Salutes Young Alums

Four alumni are recognized in Forbes magazine’s 2018 30 Under 30 list of emerging artists and designers to watch.

Wrestling with Ongoing Injustices

In a recent talk, visiting artist Vincent Valdez 00 IL illuminated the process behind his stark and unsettling images of American society.

Huxtable’s Breathless Delivery

Speaking to students and faculty, the shape-shifting artist traces her path from research to performance to solo exhibition and back again.

Wong Plays with Absurd Ideas

Visiting architect Dong-Ping Wong talks about his unique approach with both undergraduate and graduate students.

Pursuing a Different Type

Tapped by Japanese type company Morisawa, type designer Cyrus Highsmith 97 GD is establishing the Providence Drawing Office with help from two recent graduates.