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RISD Furniture Designers Dazzle at NYCxDESIGN

Current students and alums bring RISD’s critical making approach to this year’s exhibition at WantedDesign Manhattan and International Contemporary Furniture Fair in NYC.

The Cosmic Vision of Tavares Strachan

Vogue profiles the Bahamian RISD Glass alum and board member.

Bhabha Finds Beauty in the Forsaken

Alum and Kirloskar Visiting Scholar Huma Bhabha speaks with current RISD students about their evolving practices and her epic, science fiction-inspired creations.

Nicole Cousins on Working with Collins and Creating Designs out of Diversity

It’s Nice That catches up with recent Graphic Design alumna Nicole Cousins.

RISD Black Biennial Envelops the Viewer with the Work of Nearly 80 Artists

Artscape Producer James Baumgartner talked with the show’s co-curators.

Global Days of Service

Alumni clubs around the world celebrate Founders Day throughout the month of March with meaningful community service projects.

Alison Croney Moses Is Expanding Access to the Craft She Loves

The Boston Globe profiles the RISD Furniture Design alum, a recent United States Artist Fellowship recipient who also cofounded the Black Mamas community group.

This Wearable Fabric Microphone Can Listen to the World—and Your Body

Popular Science reports on research collaboration between MIT professors and RISD Textiles Professor Anais Missakian.

Designing Inclusive Solutions

RISD’s chapter of the Industrial Designers Society of America hosts an all-day makeathon focused on sustainability, accessibility and social impact.