With a thematic focus in each issue, RISD’s art and design magazine is designed to keep readers inspired and informed about the people, projects and passions that make our creative community so extraordinary. RISD XYZ works to address a range of issues of interest to creatively engaged readers and encourages alumni to contribute to making each issue visually rich and engaging. Published twice a year—in January and June—the magazine is available for free at selected campus locations.

Winter 2018: breaking through

Making a hard-won creative breakthrough can leave people feeling giddy and breathless—almost suspended in the moment. In this issue, alumni working in a wide range of disciplines help unpack the accompanying rewards of affirmation and renewal that propel their work forward.

Keep connected with XYZmail, our monthly newsletter

Between each print edition of the magazine—which comes out twice a year, in January and June—RISD also sends alumni and the campus community monthly issues of a digital newsletter.