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  • Furnishing Resonance

    12/20/2012
    Furniture Design students developed innovative design concepts for Steinway & Sons – the New York-based company widely known for making the world's finest pianos.

  • Decorating the Capitol

    12/13/2012
    Students involved with RISD's Project Open Door were invited to create ornaments for this year's National Christmas Tree display – a luminous holiday celebration held in the nation's capitol.

  • Inquiry in Italy

    12/07/2012
    Students who take part in the European Honors Program are given the freedom to pursue their academic interests while living in a country that has inspired artists for centuries.

  • Open Intro to Studio Life

    12/06/2012
    Prospective students visiting for Graduate Studies’ annual IN FOcus program respond especially warmly to Open Studios. 

  • Pure Genius

    12/03/2012
    Now that Natalia Almada MFA 01 PH has won a coveted MacArthur award, the documentary filmmaker is excited to be able to pursue her work without the distraction of constant fundraising.

  • Reimagining the Industrial Waterfront

    12/03/2012
    Graduate students are envisioning fantastical ways to reinvent the Brooklyn Navy Yard, a 300-acre site that was once America's leading naval shipyard.

  • Working with Rwandans

    11/26/2012
    Fourteen alumni are creating artwork to help raise funds for housing in a remote Rwandan village.

  • Mixing Major Curiosities

    11/19/2012
    Student ceramicists are working with visiting artists to create marvelous – and sometimes unorthodox – projects.

  • Partnering Forces

    11/16/2012
    The permanent storefront shared by RISD Exposé and Second Life is getting prepped for The White Tie Show, a showcase of eclectic works by students and alumni.

  • Into the Wild

    11/12/2012
    Lucy Spelman, a biologist and veterinarian with a taste for adventure, teaches The Art of Communicating Science this fall.

  • Plankton Portraiture

    11/14/2012
    Working alongside University of Rhode Island oceanographers, Foundation Studies Critic Cynthia Rubin explores the fascinating behavior of plankton.

  • Entrepreneurs Show and Tell

    11/02/2012
    RISD's Entrepreneur Mindshare brought together experts in design and technology to offer tricks of the trade to students, alumni and others.

  • Gebbia Thinks Big

    10/25/2012
    “Designtrepreneur” Joe Gebbia 05 GD/ID, cofounder of Airbnb, spoke at RISD last week to launch the Career Center’s Mindshare 2012.

  • An Exceptional Mad Man

    10/31/2012
    Dick Jones, a new exhibition featuring the RISD library’s latest acquisition to its Archive of Graphic Design and Illustration, celebrates America’s golden age of advertising.

  • Bridging the Brain Divide

    10/23/2012
    A recent panel discussion involving participants from RISD, Brown and the local performing arts group Everett focused on the natural connections between art and science.

  • Pixilerations Plays with our Wired World

    10/19/2012
    The annual fringe fest lets audiences peer into the wondrous world of digital media.

  • Painting What the Eye Can’t See

    10/16/2012
    While studying at the Woods Hole Marine Biological Lab (MBL), Lizzie Kripke 14 PT created a cutting-edge animation that allows scientists to visualize complex skin structures in ways previously unseen.

  • Experimenting with Work, Money, Love

    10/15/2012
    Students enrolled in an experimental graduate studies course ponder how they will sustain their creative practices – and what those choices mean for the larger artistic community.

  • STEAMy Discussion at Alumni + Parents’ Weekend

    10/10/2012
    A panel discussion centered around the ongoing STEAM initiative drew plenty of interest at RISD by Design 2012.

  • Natural Fiber Chairs

    09/12/2012
    Professor Seth Stem works with BASF to develop new uses for an eco-friendly, hemp-based alternative to plastic.

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