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Five Questions With: Rose Mangiarotti

Rose Mangiarotti is the founder of award-winning startup Perkies, a sticky-bra company that offers replaceable adhesives. The company has been honored several times by...
ROSANNE SOMERSON is president of the Rhode Island School of Design. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN/JO SITTENFELD

Five Questions With: Rosanne Somerson

The Rhode Island School of Design announced earlier this month that it would use a $10 million anonymous donation – the largest ever received...

RISD architecture, interior design programs rank near top of ‘most admired’...

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island School of Design has the second-most admired architecture undergraduate program in the country and eighth-most admired architecture graduate program,...

Five Questions With: Jack Silva

Jack Silva is the vice president of campus services at Rhode Island School of Design. He responded this week to questions about North Hall,...
THE RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN is launching a fellowship program, called the Society of Presidential Fellows, that will allow some graduate students to attend RISD tuition-free.

RISD using $10M anonymous gift to launch tuition-free fellowship

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island School of Design is using a $10 million anonymous gift – the school's largest ever earmarked for financial aid...
AS220 FOUNDER Umberto "Bert" Crenca, left, stands with artist Shepard Fairey in front of Shepard's "Providence Industrial" mural that he designed to coincide with AS220's 25th anniversary in 2010. COURTESY AS220/LINDA KING

Renowned artist Shepard Fairey returning to Providence to paint mural

PROVIDENCE – Famed street artist Shepard Fairey is returning to Providence from Oct. 21 to 25 to paint his 100th mural, participate in a...

RISD opens North Hall, first newly built dorm in a generation

PROVIDENCE – North Hall has opened, the first new dorm for the Rhode Island School of Design in 34 years. The new building is designed...
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Telli Quinn ended her nine-month IYRS computer design program by interning at prototype design firm Empire Group in Attleboro, which just offered her an assistant designer position. IYRS uses hands-on projects to understand the connection between design and fabrication. / Courtesy IYRS School of Technology and Trade

Quality jobs can be landed in design across many industries

There is a big demand for young people in the manufacturing sector for sure. But some of those jobs are not about making products,...
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Justin Sirotin
OCTO Product Development founder

Justin Sirotin | OCTO Product Development founder Justin Sirotin’s resume shows a large range of industrial design clients, from industrial equipment to sporting goods, pool...

Groundbreaking scheduled for Sheridan Small Homes

PROVIDENCE – A groundbreaking has been scheduled on Oct. 18 for the construction of five net-zero homes in the city. The project, called Sheridan Small...
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