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Mind Meld

Using a pen, Nazli Ozerdem 14 PT began to make the smallest of marks.

KASCON Co-Sponsored by RISD

Renowned textiles artist Jeung-Hwa Park MFA 00 TX, an adjunct faculty member in Apparel Design, recently taught the art of silk painting as part of the Korean American Students Conference (KASCON) held at RISD and Brown University (March 22-24).

Experimenting with Work, Money, Love

RISD students clearly understand how to coax their craft – as evidenced by works born out of their studios.

Gap Sweaters Get the RISD Treatment

In its first-ever partnership with a college, Gap invited RISD students to create eye-catching works of wearable art by reimagining and redefining its new line of spring cardigans.

Italian Materials Inspire Innovation

Apparel Design seniors teamed up with Textiles undergraduate and graduate students to weave exquisite materials together with experimental design in a semester-long collaboration with the Italian Trade Commission.

Fashion Forward

Long before Tim Gunn became a household name and Heidi Klum coined the dismissive phrase “You’re out,” RISD’s future trendsetters and tastemakers inApparel Design had been rolling out their own signature creations for the runway.

Design Pioneer Celebrated in Venice

In 1942, when Ruth Adler Schnee 45 IA left Detroit to attend RISD, she took an overnight train on the New York-bound Wolverine line.

ISUS + RISD Address Global Water Issues

Elizabeth Dean Hermann’s current concern is water.

Designs to Deliver Comfort

At the shelter run by Family Resources Community Action (FRCA) in Woonsocket, RI, six identical emergency apartments house four families in four bedrooms, with two shared bathrooms, a living room and an eat-in kitchen.