Student Life

Student Stories

Library Inspires Site-Specific Textiles

Textiles students design custom jacquards for the RISD library’s collection of classic Knoll chairs.

Grow Your Own

Grad student Hyunseok An MID 20 designs a compact, easy-to-use micro-algae farming kit.

New Grads Present Fresh Perspectives

Emerging photographers Steph Foster MFA 19 PH, Viktor Hübner MFA 19 PH and Izabela Jurcewicz MFA 19 PH offer penetrating views of American life.

Going Camp at The Met

Doll Head Jacket by rising Apparel Design senior Zoe Grinfeld 20 AP wins first prize in a student competition inspired by The Met's current exhibition Camp: Notes on Fashion.

Building an Urban Rain Garden

A spring Architecture studio sheds light on collaborative place-making and green infrastructure while providing Providence with a much-needed solution to stormwater runoff.

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.

Film Festival in Full Swing

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