RISD President John Maeda was among the three 2010 AIGA Medalists honored at a celebration in New York on April 7, 2011.
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The RISD Alumni Association’s 2011 Art + Education award will go to gaming design expert Katie Salen MFA 92 GD, who is experimenting with alternative approaches to K-12 education.
Entrepreneurs from Kickstarter, Etsy and Quirky came to campus during Wintersession to launch new online networks featuring work from RISD students and alumni, and to speak to RISD students on what it takes to launch a successful business. The answer? A combination of a focused vision and an expansive network.
President John Maeda talks
about sandpit psychotherapy and the pros and cons of digitized discourse.
When this Providence film production studio began to develop a feature-length animated horror film, they turned to RISD for an abundance of talent to start the production process.
Students explored the meaning of play and developed ideas for new board games in a partnered studio with Hasbro/Cranium, the popular board game “for your whole brain.”
Students in various disciplines are exploring
potential uses for Oblong’s g-speak spatial operating environment (SOE), which represents the first major breakthrough in computer interface design in the past 25 years.
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