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  • Designed for Speed

    12/19/2014
    Apparel Design seniors develop crunchy new looks for Burton, Vermont’s cutting-edge snowboard company.
     

  • Towards Better Balance

    12/19/2014
    A new partnership between RISD and Providence’s Lincoln School focuses on getting more women into the profession of architecture.

  • Redesigning Neonatal Healthcare

    12/11/2014
    Jules Sherman 94 ID offers both hospital clinicians and students at Stanford’s d.school a fresh perspective on developing products, services and systems for challenging healthcare settings.

  • Latin American Perspective

    12/11/2014
    Recently hired Assistant Professor of Foundation Studies Paula Gaetano Adi brings a cultural perspective to her work in new media.

  • Lifesaving Textile Designs

    12/10/2014
    The GAIA Vaccine Foundation wins a $100,000 grant that will help Eliza Squibb 13 TX and her colleagues educate African women about crucial healthcare concerns.

  • Focusing on Race

    12/08/2014
    To promote dialogue, Nicole Buchanan 15 PH is creating a photographic series on students of color at RISD.

  • I, Robot

    12/08/2014
    Seoul-based designer Han Seok Nam MIA 08 is working to bring his compact Archibot to market as a means of minimizing human error.

  • Ceramics for the Self

    12/02/2014
    After leaving her home country of Myanmar, Soe Yu Nwe MFA 15 CR finds that she’s now fully focused on anchoring herself through her work.

  • Smart Textiles

    12/01/2014
    New Assistant Professor of Textiles Jesse Asjes is experimenting with wearable technology, combining solid chips with soft knitwear.

  • The Power of Experimentation

    11/26/2014
    Students involved in the RISD and Brown STEAM groups welcome Dutch polymath Theo Jansen to campus.

  • Behind THE SIMPSONS

    11/25/2014
    Many RISD alumni have been involved in shaping the look and feel of The Simpsons, now the longest-running animated sitcom on American TV.

  • Wong Accepts Accolades for ¡CityArts!

    11/25/2014
    Barbara Wong MA 95, executive director of ¡CityArts!, explains how Providence’s nationally recognized afterschool arts program builds bridges for kids.

  • Inspiring Inflatables

    11/21/2014
    Recent alums founded Pneuhaus, a contemporary art and design collective focused on making gargantuan inflatables and other breathtaking objects.

  • Land and Sea

    11/18/2014
    Landscape Architecture students work across disciplines to find sustainable solutions to problems associated with Rhode Island’s coastline.

  • Inner Space

    11/17/2014
    Sui Park MDes 13 creates luminous, otherworldly sculptures that play off the unexpected beauty she sees in everyday architecture. 

  • Designing Healthy Communities

    11/14/2014
    Architects, designers, researchers and policy makers discuss strategies for initiating change and rethinking America’s unhealthiest neighborhoods.

  • Fighting Ebola

    11/13/2014
    Students and faculty collaborate to brainstorm new tools and techniques for battling the epidemic in West Africa.

  • New Directions in South Asian Art

    11/10/2014
    Kirloskar Visiting Scholar Chitra Ganesh hosts a panel discussion on contemporary South Asian art in conjunction with an exhibition of her recent work.

  • Research + Design

    11/03/2014
    Claudia Rebola, a new associate professor in Industrial Design, revels in RISD’s diverse perspectives and shared passions. 

  • Designing the Future

    10/30/2014
    Susan Szenasy, longtime editor and publisher of Metropolis magazine, shares insights about the future of design and design education.

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At RISD there's nothing unusual about suddenly finding a doorknob on a tree trunk, shown here across from Carr House,
the charming home of Student Life offices and the student-run Carr Haus Café.