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Rethinking the History of Illustration

A massive new book edited by Illustration Department Head Susan Doyle 81 IL/MFA 98 PT/PR captures the global impact of illustrators on human knowledge.

Ready to Push Forward

Playful work by graduating graphic designer Can Yang 18 GD seamlessly blends Eastern and Western motifs.

Stepping into the Limelight

Fanciful and well-crafted looks by Apparel Design seniors wowed the crowd at the runway show known as Collection 18.

Considering Cultural Appropriation

A trio of visiting scholars delves into questions of censorship, exploitation, power dynamics and the importance of engaging in difficult conversations.

Alumni Collaborate on a New Classic

Lothar Windels BID 96, head of Furniture Design, works with Sara Ossana MIA 05 and Jonathan Glatt MFA 04 JM of O&G Studio to design the Sakonnet chair.

New Partnership Centers on Moroccan Craft

Moroccan artisans and designers visit RISD as part of a multiphase cultural exchange program.

High Expectations

Three-time Caldecott Medal winner David Wiesner 78 IL knocks it out of the park again.

Speaking of Artificial Intelligence

At RISD’s June 2 Commencement ceremony, Hanson Robotics founder and CEO David Hanson 96 FAV will accept the Alumni Award for Artistic Achievement.

The Impact of Values-Driven Design

In a mid April talk on campus, Netflix's Steven Johnson urged students to stay true to core principles throughout their careers.