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What to Wear on Orion

Students in a fall Apparel Design studio construct gender-neutral capsule collections for 18 astronauts flying to the moon.

Architecture Student Recognized

Ghanaian undergraduate Abena Acheampong Danquah wins a Creative Futures Grant from the Black Artists + Designers Guild.

The Regenerative Earth Collective 

A transdisciplinary, student-led initiative reimagines RISD’s relationship with the ecosystem that surrounds it.

Grad Photography Work on Display

First- and second-year MFA students simultaneously present two distinctive approaches to exhibiting fine art.

Visualizing Hard Science

Students in a fall Digital + Media research studio use high- and low-tech tools to explore the changing Narragansett Bay and develop creative research projects.

Perspectives on Praxis

RISD students test ideas about art and pedagogy by working directly with local teenagers.

These 3D-Printed Bike Lanes Are Designed to Sit Underneath Bridges

Fast Company reports on Interior Architecture department project focused on reimagining Rhode Island’s Pell Bridge.

Kicking Off a New Year at RISD

The fall 2021 semester gets underway with student move-in, orientation activities and an inspiring livestreamed Convocation event.

A Call for Collective Effervescence

Interior Architecture sophomores work with community developer I. Lanre Ajakaiye on plans to transform a blighted Providence building into a multicultural gathering place.