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Preserving Ancient Traditions

Beijing-based architect Catherine McMahon is collaborating with traditional Dong craftspeople in a remote Guizhou village.

Continuing the Climate Conversation

Presenters at RISD’s second annual Climate Futures symposium renewed an inspiring dialogue about design and the Green New Deal.

Among the Best

Several RISD artists rose to the top of various year-end roundups of creative achievement.

Reconnecting an Urban Community

Students in a fall Landscape Architecture studio collaborate with residents of Fall River, MA on interventions for revitalizing the city’s downtown.

Bringing Personality to Mass Production

Visiting designer Hella Jongerius discusses materials, process and the crucial connection between design and the real world.

The Only Card You’ll Ever Need

The West Coast company Grain designed this cotton-fiber, letterpress card with a word puzzle to cover all occasions.

Art Moves

In a new book capping years of research, art historian Pascale Rihouet probes the meaning of materials in Renaissance processions.

Utopian Vision

Artist Liz Collins returns to RISD to talk with students about her vibrant and ever-evolving practice.

Forbes 2020 Salutes Rising Stars

Seven artists and designers from RISD are recognized in the annual roundup of young entrepreneurs.