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  • Blazing a Trail

    07/28/2016
    Providence-based designer Miles Endo 10 ID makes custom furniture and lighting fixtures that reflect his love of natural materials and traditional Japanese culture.

  • Preserving a Love of Painting

    07/18/2016
    Through an upcoming internship at Yale University Art Gallery, recent grad Heather McLeod 16 IL hopes to further her growing interest in art conservation.

  • Summer Internships with a Twist

    07/08/2016
    Working with nonprofits and governmental agencies, RISD's Maharam STEAM fellows are applying critical thinking to issues well beyond the world of art and design. 

  • Advocating for Equity

    06/29/2016
    Double major Anthony (Utē) Petit 18 ID/TX makes time to advocate for an inclusive experience for all students of color at RISD.

  • Redesigning Environmentalism

    06/27/2016
    Ian Quate MLA 11 is helping to redefine landscape architecture through an interdisciplinary research project focused on cleaning up Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal. 

  • Unbound by Convention

    06/22/2016
    As a Guggenheim Fellow, painter and Assistant Professor Angela Dufresne plans to cultivate her work in Italy, where she’ll also serve as chief critic for RISD’s European Honors Program in Rome.

  • Activist in the Making

    06/17/2016
    Rising senior Lucy Crelli 17 AP hopes to pursue a career at the intersection of art, design and activism.

  • Ready to Work

    06/08/2016
    New graduate Luke Gordon 16 ID is excited to join a team of industrial design consultants in the San Francisco office of SYPartners.

  • Embracing the Asterisk

    06/07/2016
    Speakers at RISD’s 2016 Commencement ceremony urge this year’s graduating class to bring a sense of hope and possibility to a world in need of creative change.

  • Breaking with Tradition

    06/03/2016
    Students in Interior Architecture’s graduate program in adaptive reuse present bold design interventions for the historic Redwood Library and Athenaeum in Newport, RI.

  • The Art of Fulbright Exchanges

    06/01/2016
    Now that they have won Fulbrights for the 2016-17 academic year, Miri Kim 16 PT  and Midge Wattles 12 PH  plan to take full advantage of exciting cross-cultural exchanges.

  • Learning through Service

    05/25/2016
    Students involved in RISD’s Leadership and Community Engagement (LACE) program develop valuable skills through volunteer work with local nonprofits.  

  • Improving Air Travel

    05/20/2016
    A cross-disciplinary spring studio sponsored by Textron Aviation Inc. invites students to reimagine the experience of flying.  

  • Critical Design Can Change the World

    05/19/2016
    In early May members of the RISD and Brown communities came together to share thoughts at the second annual Critical Design/Critical Futures symposium.  

  • Collection 16 Has It All

    05/11/2016
    Nineteen Apparel Design majors bring exciting new work to the runway in Collection 16.

  • Graphic Take on the Story of Singapore

    05/06/2016
    In April Singapore-based artist Sonny Liew 01 IL stopped off at RISD during a US book tour to speak about The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye, a phenomenal new graphic novel.  

  • Maltzan’s Architectural Vision

    05/03/2016
    Dedicated to using design for social change, Michael Maltzan BArch 85 is transforming urban life in Los Angeles and beyond.

  • Entering the Art World

    04/29/2016
    At this spring’s Fine Arts Portfolio Review, students learn about opportunities in today’s rapidly changing art world.

  • Stimulating STEAM Symposium

    04/28/2016
    Artists, scientists, designers and educators share ideas and stimulate new avenues of thought at RISD’s biennial Design Science Symposium

  • Oldham’s Timeless Brilliance

    04/21/2016
    All of Everything: Todd Oldham Fashion, a brilliant new show at the RISD Museum, is the first major exhibition to focus on the designer’s runway opus from the 1990s.

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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.