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Techstyle Haus in the Making

As the Techstyle Haus team – a cross-disciplinary group of students and advisors from RISD, Brown and Germany’s University of Applied Sciences Erfurt (FHE) – readies their design for the 2014 Solar Decathlon Europe, a subset of the group is in Paris presenting the project at the US Embassy.

A Growing Fascination with Materials

Like a seasoned gardener, Diana Wagner MID 14 finds joy in seeing things germinate ��� yet, as a second-year graduate student, she’s far too busy to stop and smell the roses.

Mapping Learning Reflects on RISD’s Essence

Mapping Learning, a series of public talks and workshops reflecting on RISD’s core mission, has been stimulating dialogue among students, faculty and staff this fall.

Artists Explore Psychiatric Health

Painter Rebecca Chamberlain 91 AP spent last summer working on the grounds of a psychiatric institution in the Netherlands, exploring how light, air and space affect health and healing.

The Stuff of Legends

If you were at RISD in the mid-’90s you may have crossed paths with a masked superhero armed with an oversized Nerf gun.

Designing for Kids

As she was about to graduate and end her longtime affiliation with a local nonprofit, Robin Hayashi 13 GD created an inspired parting gift for the Providence Children’s Museum.

Michel Gondry’s Sunny Approach

When working on set, French filmmaker Michel Gondry has a reputation for staying true to his high-concept vision – even when his leading actors approach him with odd requests.

Spreading the Word

At the October 11 “prequel” address for RISD Entrepreneur Mindshare – a full-day event hosted by the Career Center this Saturday, October 19 – children’s book author/illustrator Jarrett Krosoczka 99 IL spoke about his journey from student to celebrated professional and the incredible amount of work he continues to put in to promote his books.

Making It in America

Making It in America, an exhibition opening at the RISD Museum today, presents more than 100 works from the permanent collection in a new light, with an emphasis on the craftsmanship and making central to RISD’s own creative culture.