Christopher Swift

Christopher Swift is a graphic designer and teacher whose work focuses on the social and cultural implications of design, the impacts of design history and the effect of technologies on cultural production. He moved to Providence to work and teach at RISD from the west coast of Canada in 2013. In his professional practice, he has worked primarily with non-profits, universities and colleges, cultural institutions and artists.

Fall 2017 Courses

  • GRAPH-3178-01 Wkshp: Letterpress
  • GRAPH-3178-02 Wkshp: Letterpress
  • GRAPH-3178-03 Wkshp: Letterpress

Spring 2018 Courses

  • GRAPH-3211-01 Color + Surface
  • GRAPH-3211-02 Color + Surface
  • GRAPH-3211-03 Color + Surface
  • GRAPH-3211-04 Color + Surface


Apparel Design Architecture Ceramics Digital + Media Experimental and Foundation Studies Film / Animation / Video Furniture Design Glass Graduate Studies Graphic Design History of Art + Visual Culture 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