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RISD’s Architecture, Interior Architecture and Landscape Architecture programs rank well in the 2019/20 survey of America’s top architecture and design schools.

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.

Investigating Structure

Furniture Design Professor Lothar Windels BID 96 creates a new version of his award-winning Joseph Felt Chair for the President’s House.

Prizing Pulitzer

Assistant Professor Ramón Rivera-Moret brings his vision to a new documentary about 19th-century newspaperman Joseph Pulitzer.