Joseph Napurano

A graduate of RISD, Joseph Napurano has been a designer within the consumer goods market for his entire career. Specializing but not exclusive to footwear design, he has created programs for the Olympics, professional athletes, patented technologies and a long list of major brands.

Napurano's professional experience designing for manufacturers worldwide is a true benefit for RISD ID students. He continues to work as a consultant as well as push innovation and a path for future professionals. Napurano has taught ID DP1, ID DP2 and other design classes.

Spring 2019 Courses

  • ID-2465-05 Design Principles II


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