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Student stories

Windgate Backs New Textiles Grad

Textiles major Elizabeth Schweizer 19 TX will advance her work with Lakota youth thanks to a 2019 Windgate Fellowship from the Center for Craft, Creativity & Design.

Reimagining Palazzo Cenci

Interior Architecture students propose updates for the 16th-century palace that houses RISD’s European Honors Program in Rome.

Students Show at ICFF

A partnership between the Furniture Design department and Mabeo Furniture in Botswana leads to spring exhibitions in Milan and NYC.

Singular Style at Collection 19

Each graduating senior in Apparel Design presented a wholly unique design perspective at this year's runway show.

Film Festival in Full Swing

The 2019 Film/Animation/Video senior festival features an exceptional range of final projects.

Art or Sacred Object?

Two student projects exploring art and religious expression win Dorner Prize support from the RISD Museum.

Joyous Obsession with Chairs

A multidisciplinary exhibition curated by seniors Hannah Bartlett 19 FD and Raina Wellman 19 GD reflects on chairs as both objects and symbols.

Grad Student Refocuses the Narrative

Photographer Steph Foster MFA 19 PH reflects on racism in America and brings his stories of hope to Design Indaba 2019.

Invested in Design for the Greater Good

With support from a Slavin Family Foundation Fellowship, dual degree student Kate Reed BRDD 21 ID is strengthening her commitment to socially engaged design.