In late April Textiles students in two Fabric Silkscreen classes taught by Assistant Professor Mary Anne Friel presented their print designs to a very special visiting critic: fashion designer, author and all-around creative superstar Todd Oldham, who also came to RISD last spring to accept an honorary degree at Commencement.
Students in Intermittancy – an Interior Architecture (IA) studio taught by Critic Michael Beaman – are among the first to be using the state-of-the-art equipment in RISD’s collaborative Co-Works space as they propose various redesign solutions for RISD WORKS, the retail shop on the ground floor of the Chace Center.
The public will get to see a juried selection of the best work made by RISD’s up-and-coming apparel designers at Collection 2015.
At Critical Design/Critical Futures, makers, writers, practitioners and educators exchanged ideas about the ways contemporary design influences forthcoming political, social and economic engagement.
Teaching at RISD allows Andrew Robarts, a recently hired assistant professor in History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences, to approach Middle Eastern history from a new angle.
At the height of rush hour, pedestrians dart through a cluster of metal waves appearing to crash into a skyscraper in the heart of Boston’s financial district.
RISD recently introduced a new globally engaged off-campus program in collaboration with a longstanding partner school in Korea.
At the 2015 Fine Arts Portfolio Review, Tess Spalty 14 PT/MAT 15 unveils a collection of trippy, surrealistic paintings of ghostly figures hovering in melting hotel rooms.
A visit from photojournalist and activist Richard Ross inspires RISD students to pursue social justice projects.