Student stories

Studio Focuses on Racial Justice

Interior Architecture students are working with the Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island to reimagine and reconfigure Providence’s Cathedral of St. John.

Designing a Refuge for Contemplation

As part of the department’s annual charette, students in Interior Architecture work together to propose quiet campus refuges.

Mindful Making in Japan

Students in a summer bike-building class in Tokyo absorb contemporary Japanese culture and design aesthetics while honing their skills as makers.

Immersive Learning Abroad

Students enrolled in RISD Global Summer Studies classes explored international cultures, making traditions and design aesthetics.

Connecting with the Class of 2022

Kicking off the academic year and getting to know a multinational, community-minded group of incoming students.

Maharam Fellows Explore New Frontiers

Eleven students and new graduates are bringing valuable critical thinking skills to nonprofits around the world.

Making Ideas Tangible

New graduate Ayah Badr 18 ID leaves RISD with the confidence she needs to turn her ideas into viable products.

Puzzling through the Future

Recent graduate and 2018 Windgate Fellow Justin Seow 18 FD recalls discovering RISD, furniture design and the creative challenges that continue to excite him.

No Turning Back

Recent Apparel Design graduate William Lathrop 18 AP creates high-end couture for men.