Inspired by recent interaction with Asia’s top creative leaders, President John Maeda reflects on his own experiences as an artist and designer of Asian descent.
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When illustrators from around the world converge on Providence from June 13–16, the ICON7 conference will bear a distinct RISD stamp.
Art and technology make for a
powerful mix, as creative thinkers around the world will confirm during a
series of inspiring breakfast talks in June.
When producer Toshio
Suzuki travels to RISD to accept an honorary degree on behalf of the famous
Japanese animation house, he will host a screening and discussion of two of
their films, Spirited Away and Only Yesterday.
Architecture and Furniture Design students bring their work to the International
Contemporary Furniture Fair in Italy during Design Week, April 17–22.
At its June 2 ceremony, RISD will present honorary degrees
to Japanese film animation house Studio
Ghibli, writer-activist Rebecca
Solnit and Pritzker Prize-winning architect Wang Shu, who will also deliver the keynote address.
Bundith Phunsombatlert MFA 10 DM recently won two grants to create a sound installation that metaphorically explores the refugee
Professor Peter Tagiuri and his
London firm earn a Best Housing Development Prize in the 2011 Brick Awards.
A Better World by Design, a
student-led conference organized by RISD and Brown University, addressed sustainable solutions to
complex social issues such as food, health care and the built environment in
the developing world.
young alumni continue the RISD tradition of winning national grants to study
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