RISD President John Maeda was among the three 2010 AIGA Medalists honored at a celebration in New York on April 7, 2011.
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Jo Ann Secor 73 AE, , a principal at LHSA+DP in NYC, recently worked with kids and parents in Casper, WY to build the school of their dreams.
Illustrator Julia Rothman 02 IL created a playful holiday card for RISD – between projects for clients ranging from The New York Times to Victoria’s Secret.
The National Science Foundation recently sponsored a
gathering of minds at RISD to strategize innovative ways to enhance STEM [Science, Technology,
Engineering, and Math] education by integrating art and design – transforming
STEM into STEAM.
RISD partners with
local arts organization AS220 to bring printing power to the people.
Alumni help design an incubator for the developing world that makes use of the limited parts and expertise available in remote regions of the world.
RISD is one of two colleges nationwide invited to show original student work at the 2010 American Craft Council Show.
Students won major recognition
and cash prizes in the ELLE + RISD Fashion Next competition and runway show,
which was presented as part of New York’s Fashion Week.
Textiles majors created one-of-a-kind wearables to showcase in Zegna Baruffa’s exhibition space at Pitti Immagine Filati, an international showcase in Milan for high-end yarns and knitwear.
Co-founded by RISD Professor Elizabeth Dean Hermann, the Institute for Sustainable Urban Societies develops innovative solutions to the complex issues facing dense metropolises in the world’s most endangered coastal zones.
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