Christopher Specce

Christopher Specce is a designer based in Providence, RI and Brooklyn, NY. A graduate of RISD, Specce has accumulated a diverse range of professional experiences, including installing the Hall of Ocean Life at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City and working with renowned designers Ayse Birsel and Bibi Seck. His experience designing consumer products ranges from the commercial furniture and automotive industries to personal care and stationery for such clients as Herman Miller, Renault, Target, P&G and HP. Specce’s work has been featured in publications including The New York Times, Wallpaper and Metropolis and has been exhibited at Matter, the RISD Museum and Rivington Arms. He is an affiliated designer with Kaiju Studios, a Providence-based design services firm where he co-designed the Aira Desk and Media Cabinet, one of Herman Miller’s first new residential furnishings products in more than a decade. As an independent designer, Specce’s approach examines how production, materials and utility mediate the status of objects in our culture.

Fall 2018 Courses

  • FURN-2503-01 CAD Modeling For Furniture Designers
  • FURN-2510-01 Drawing Furniture 2-d
  • FURN-2510-02 Drawing Furniture 2-d
  • FURN-244G-01 Graduate Furniture Design I
  • FURN-246G-01 Graduate Furniture Design III

Spring 2019 Courses

  • FURN-2511-01 Drawing Furniture 3-d
  • FURN-2511-02 Drawing Furniture 3-d
  • FURN-2590-01 Senior Degree Project
  • FURN-2590-02 Senior Degree Project
  • 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