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  • 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.

  • Telling Stories of Substance

    04/19/2016
    Iconic artist and author Faith Ringgold encourages students to tap into their talents to tell their own unique stories.  

  • Making Noise in the Nation’s Capitol

    04/15/2016
    Students participating in this year’s Alternative Spring Break project traveled to Washington, DC to investigate a diversity of approaches to political activism.

  • Culture, Community and Clay

    04/07/2016
    Assistant Professor of Ceramics David Katz revels in the resources, community and mix of disciplines he’s discovering at RISD.

  • Striking Student Designs in NYC + Milan

    04/04/2016
    Eight RISD students in Furniture Design and Textiles are exhibiting crocheted and knitted furniture as part of Italy’s renowned design triennial.

  • A New Vision for Wearable Tech

    03/31/2016
    Alexandra Ju 16 JM recently presented her robotic jewelry work at an international conference in the Netherlands. 

  • Exploring Ideas in the Dunes

    03/25/2016
    Building on his work with the National Park Service last summer, Maharam STEAM Fellow Joseph Fellows 16 SC is teaching a 3D imaging workshop this month in Colorado.  

  • Riding High

    03/23/2016
    Sophomore Nina Ripich 18 PT finds solace and creative freedom by connecting with horses in RISD’s equestrian club.

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A figure modeling class from 1916.