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Chris Taylor’s Hyperrealistic Glass Creations

Faculty member Chris Taylor MFA 02 GL speaks with WBUR about his work and experience on the Netflix reality series Blown Away.

Celebrating a New Generation of Design Talent

W highlights Objects: USA, featuring the work of alumni Tanya Aguiñiga, Simon Haas, Misha Kahn, Joyce Lin, Adam Silverman, Katie Stout and David Wiseman.

Dorner Prize Revived

Winning 2020 proposals for RISD Museum installations on hold since last March are finally coming to fruition.

Power of Play

Healthy Roots doll designed by alumna Yelitsa Jean-Charles featured on Today Show segment about inclusive toys.

Community of Makers

Furniture maker and RISD alumna Annie Evelyn helps to establish equitable Crafting the Future artist collective.

Supporting Alumni Artisans

The RISD Store’s online Alumni Collection is the perfect way to get your holiday shopping done safely.

American Design Hot List

Elise McMahon and Mike Ruiz-Serra are both included in Sight Unseen’s annual roundup of US-based talent.

Young Artists 2021

Cultured includes Furniture Design alum Katie Stout in its annual list of artists leading the conversation about criticism, concept and representation.

RISD Alums Make 30 Under 30 List

Four recent graduates are included in Forbes’ annual roundup of emerging talents.