Alan French

Alan French received his BFA (Industrial Design) in 1956 from RISD and began his professional life at Westinghouse Electric Corp. as a designer in the major appliance division. Over the next 20 years he worked in firms designing silverware, optical products and packaging until he started his own firm, Alan French Design, specializing in product and package design. He has taught classes for the Industrial Design department since 2001.

Spring 2019 Courses

  • ID-2465-04 Design Principles II

On sabbatical fall 18 / Wintersession 19

  • BFA, Rhode Island School of Design


Apparel Design Architecture Ceramics Digital + Media Experimental and Foundation Studies Film / Animation / Video Furniture Design Glass Graduate Studies Graphic Design History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences Illustration Industrial Design Interior Architecture Jewelry + Metalsmithing Landscape Architecture Literary Arts + Studies Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture Teaching + Learning in Art + Design Textiles Theory + History of Art + Design