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Tracing the Roots of Universal Design

Students in a research seminar led by Associate Professor Eric Anderson analyze groundbreaking home design projects headed up by late Industrial Design faculty member Marc Harrison.

Printing on Clay

Students in a fall Ceramics studio led by Associate Professor Lesley Baker are introducing printmaking techniques into their work.

Project Open Door Students Explore Jewelry Making

RISD’s Jewelry + Metalsmithing department collaborates with Project Open Door to offer young artists the first on-campus studio of its kind.

The Return of the Design-Build

First-year Landscape Architecture students learn valuable skills of the trade by collaborating on an observation deck at Tillinghast Farm.

Playing with Perception

Students in a graduate architecture seminar experiment with photogrammetry as a means of expressing their visions for the built environment.

Finding Hope in the Face of Climate Change

RISD’s Liberal Arts division welcomes sponsors of creative writing contest Imagine 2200: Climate Fiction for Future Ancestors.

Getting Conceptual in the Hot Shop

Students in a fall Glass studio taught by Sean Salstrom use movement and choreography as a starting point for experimentation.

SPUR Grants Support Site-Specific Research

RISD students and recent alums are using funding from RISD Research to develop interdisciplinary projects with communities around the world.

Presidential Fellows Make Good

Eleven outstanding graduate students who began their studies at RISD last September share their global perspectives with the larger community.