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Brand New Day

Newly appointed Assistant Professor of Industrial Design Jess Brown MID 09 is addressing difficult issues and supporting students of color.

Playing with Ideas

Associate Professor Cas Holman shares her passion for toy design on the new season of the Netflix series Abstract: The Art of Design.

Bold Breakthroughs in 3D Weaving

In developing Weavecraft, Associate Professor Brooks Hagan MFA 02 TX and the Virtual Textiles Research Group are pushing the potential for weaving in exciting new directions.

The Beauty of Beech + Bamboo

Professors John Dunnigan MFA 80 ID and Lothar Windels BID 96 create the Rhye Collection of furniture for RISD's new residence hall.

Reframing African Identities

Assistant Professor of Architecture Emanuel Admassu researches how evolving notions of global art and design play out across the African diaspora.

Guggenheim Fellows Focus on New Work

Faculty members Deborah Zlotsky and Yevgeniya Baras and alumna Jennifer Garza-Cuen MFA 12 PH win 2019 Guggenheim Fellowships.

RISD’s First Endowed Chair in Textiles

Longtime Professor Anais Missakian 84 TX is honored to accept her new appointment as RISD’s first Pevaroff-Cohn Family Endowed Chair in Textiles.

Sonic Practice on the Cutting Edge

Since opening last fall, the spatial audio studio above the library has helped advance sound studies at RISD.

Polites Recognizes the Power of Place

An interview with Literary Arts and Studies faculty member Taylor Polites, who encourages students to engage with Providence’s rich history and diverse community.