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Black Joy Matters

A SPUR-funded project by grad student Zoë Pulley presents positive images of Black people to counteract the negative imagery flooding the media.

Hyundai Collaborative Propels Student Research

RISD students working across disciplines explore the relationship between nature, art and design in third year of synergistic partnership.

New Horizons for Jewelry + Metalsmithing Department

RISD cosponsors the annual SNAG conference, partners with precision tool manufacturer Lindström and celebrates another Windgate Fellowship.

Students Plan Installation for Barcelona Design Week

RISD and Elisava School of Design and Engineering students use Formica panels in an inclusive and sustainable collaboration.

Opioid Crisis Spurs Compassionate Design

A spring studio offered through RISD’s Center for Complexity offers fresh ideas for Rhode Island’s harm reduction center pilot program.

Double Vision

Brown | RISD Dual Degree students present their capstone presentations to a live and virtual audience.

The People’s House Reimagined

Graduate students in Interior Architecture present visions for transforming Rhode Island’s State House and the surrounding grounds into a welcoming public space.

Celebrating the Classes of 2020 and 2022

The RISD community comes together to honor graduating students driving change and to welcome new president Crystal Williams.

Why RISD Students Are Designing Spaces for People to Safely Do Drugs

An interdisciplinary design studio at the Rhode Island School of Design is looking at how harm reduction centers can take a more holistic approach to addiction.