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Duke Riley: Grand Master Trash

The audacious artist transforms seaborne plastics into maritime art at the Brooklyn Museum, driving home his message about their devastating environmental impact.

Five Questions: Shiraz Abdullahi Gallab

A brief interview with one of RISD’s Schiller Family Assistant Professors in Race in Art and Design.

New Horizons for Jewelry + Metalsmithing Department

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

Rose B. Simpson Thinks in Clay

The New York Times profiles the Native American sculptor, Ceramics alum and rising star.

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.