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Glassblowing Meets Reality TV

Alumni Katherine Gray MFA 91 GL and Alexander Rosenberg 06 GL are both central to the cast of the glassblowing competition show Blown Away on Netflix.

Library Inspires Site-Specific Textiles

Textiles students design custom jacquards for the RISD library’s collection of classic Knoll chairs.

Making Progress in Puerto Rico

Designer Karla López Rivera 04 FD returned to San Juan to launch Isleñas, a socially responsible footwear company.

Mean Little Noodle House Makes Big Impression

Recognition for the Hong Kong restaurant designed and run by husband-and-wife team Kevin Lim and Caroline Chou MArch 11.

Here in RI | The Beauty of Bespoke Books

Providence-based bookbinder Jim DiMarcantonio 86 IL and his team at Hope Street Bindery and Box Company handcraft limited-edition masterpieces.

Grow Your Own

Grad student Hyunseok An MID 20 designs a compact, easy-to-use micro-algae farming kit.

Uncovering Hidden Bits of History

Murals uncovered through repairs in the Waterman Building—built in 1893 as the first permanent home for the college—point to a former focus at RISD in the 1940s.

Curating a Retro-Futuristic Show at MAD

Alumna Kellie Riggs 11 JM curates a retro-futuristic jewelry exhibition at the Museum of Arts and Design in NYC.

Sonic Practice on the Cutting Edge

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