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  • Etsy Entrepreneur Gets Off to a Flying Start

    A year-long series of RISD entrepreneurship initiatives is culminating in a trip to Berlin, Germany for Kellie Riggs 11 JM, winner of an Etsy Fellowship for small business and sustainability.

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  • Indie Inventor: Quirky + Pivot Power Get a Turn on TV

    On August 30th, recent RISD graduate Jake Zien 11 GD makes his TV debut on Quirky, a new reality show on the Sundance Channel that brings innovation to life by showing the process and personalities behind successful inventions.

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  • Clean Water for Urban Slums

    In a venture called WaterWalla, RISD and Brown students are working to bring clean water to slum dwellers in the developing world.

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  • Rich Brilliant Willing Still Winning

    In winning the best new designer award at last month’s 2011 ICFF, Theo Richardson 06 FD, Charles Brill 06 FD and Alex Williams 06 FD confirm that Rich Brilliant Willing is on the rise.

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  • Empowering Enterprise

    For the second year in a row, Rhode Island School of Design is arming each of its 661 graduates with an Artrepreneur Kit, a practical parting gift to help students explore entrepreneurial possibilities after graduation and beyond.

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  • Creativity Cubed

    Professors Markus Berger and Peter Dean lead a collaborative triad between RISD, Brown University and a team of RISD alumni in thinking outside the box – or in this case, redesigning the box entirely to creatively repurpose shipping containers.

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  • Rothman’s Rabbits

    Illustrator Julia Rothman 02 IL created a playful holiday card for RISD – between projects for clients ranging from The New York Times to Victoria’s Secret.

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  • Commitment and Community

    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.

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  • Exquisite Visual Treat

    In The Exquisite Book, a lush new picture book for adults, alumni Matt Lamothe, Julia Rothman and Jenny Volvovski invited 100 of their favorite contemporary artists to play a collaborative spin-off of a classic surrealist drawing game.

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  • From Mundane to More Meaningful

    Painting major Yao Cheng discusses the lessons learned during a summer internship with a RISD alumna who runs her own custom mural and fine art company.

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The men in this 1903 portrait class were serious about the business at hand.