Topic: design

This year’s  Better WorldxDesign three-day conference was themed “NOISE,” and included speakers who had made noise for change.


Better WorldxDesign embraces tech, art

October 1, 2019 0 comments

Collaboration came to College Hill this weekend when designers, educators and entrepreneurs gathered for Better WorldxDesign’s three-day conference.

As part of Design Week RI, University students and community members alike gathered at RISD to learn about how government employees and companies should prioritize inclusivity.

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Design Week RI examines design role in improving product accessibility

September 17, 2019 0 comments

During a lecture Monday evening, Ben Guhin, head of design at the University’s Policy Lab, explained how companies and governmental bodies could use design not just to create a product’s aesthetic, but to further accessibility.

Founded by two RISD graduates, INDO- creates furniture that blends traditional and contemporary styles.

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Grants award, fund local designers

March 15, 2019 Comments are Disabled

A shared warehouse in South Providence contains a maze of construction tools, half-finished wooden furniture, geometric light fixtures and the buzz of five different design studios.

The Performing Arts Center, which will be located between Angell and Olive streets, should be completed in 2022 and will feature a main performance hall that can be transformed into several configurations.

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University unveils design of new Performing Arts Center

February 13, 2019 10 comments

The design of the new Performing Arts Center was announced today by the University and New York-based architecture firm REX, according to a University press release. The PAC, set for completion in 2022, will be located between Angell and Olive streets, The Herald previously reported.

Nature Lab creates biodesign maker space

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Nature Lab creates biodesign maker space

January 18, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Tanks of luminescent jellyfish and rippling seaweed line the walls of an open space on the bottom floor of the Rhode Island School of Design’s Nature Lab. But a transformation is underway; by the end of 2018, the room will become a “maker space” inviting students to conceptualize and engineer […]

A model hits the runway donning the wears of designer Sofia Kadieva, one of the night’s dozen student designers who had their work featured.

Arts & Culture

Fashion show presents student-made apparel

April 22, 2016 Comments are Disabled

In Studio One on the fourth floor of the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Fashion@Brown’s sixth annual fashion show drew a crowd of nearly 100 people.