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GLOBAL DESIGNERS: Nick Scappaticci, left, co-founder and CEO of Tellart LLC, speaks with Lokesh Zope, creative technologist. The design firm is based in Providence and has offices in San Francisco, New York and Amsterdam.
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Tech a means to design end

Tellart LLC had its origins in a shared studio in Providence, where undergraduates at the Rhode Island School of Design studying industrial, furniture and...
NEW ­DESIGNS: Elana Carello, owner of Elana Carello Sweaters, sketches new designs. She has found success in pop-up shops and artisan shows and has seen her sales grow. / PBN PHOTO/­MICHAEL SALERNO

Designer experiments, reinvents, hits stride again after returning to R.I.

Elana Carello of Elana Carello Sweaters – a Cranston designer who came back to the Ocean State from New York City about 10 years...
ACCLAIMED ARCHITECTURE: Aaron Forrest and Yasmin Vobis are the founders of Ultramoderne LLC, a Providence architectural firm that has recently won acclaim for one of its projects, a kiosk station called Chicago Horizon in Chicago. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Ultramoderne breaking design barriers

Ultramoderne LLC specializes in inventive solutions for public spaces. In three years, the architectural-services company based in Providence has built a name in designing...
NEW PLOT: Anthony Hollingshead, president of Swan Point Cemetery in Providence, in the new burial section, which opened in December offering more landscaping, modern monuments, open land and new options for the customer. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Historic Swan Point Cemetery expands

The final resting place of famed author H.P. Lovecraft and Rhode Island School of Design founder Helen Adelia Rowe Metcalf, Swan Point Cemetery, is...
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JWU, RIDOH lead state efforts in food sustainability, waste and recovery

Rhode Island chefs and food purveyors are well-known for working with local farmers to source sustainable ingredients. The next steps in this food evolution...
RISD RESULTS: Allison Cole, alumna of Rhode Island School of Design and owner of Providence-based stationary designer Handmade by Allison Cole, says RISDMade, an online list of alumni-owned businesses that sell their designs via e-commerce sites, shows prospective students what’s possible with a RISD education. / COURTESY ALLISON COLE/ASHLEIGH CARRAWAY

RISD steps up marketing of graduates’ work

Less than one week after the launch of RISDMade, Andrew Molleur had already made a sale.Andrew Molleur Studio is one of 115 Rhode Island...
BROWN UNIVERSITY’S JONATHAN M. NELSON CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP will move into three floors of a new building on Thayer Street in Providence next year.

Brown entrepreneurship center readies for new home

PROVIDENCE – Brown University’s Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship is looking ahead to having a new home all its own, on Thayer Street...
BROWN UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT Chistina H. Paxson earned $1,067,491 in total compensation in 2015, the highest amount of any private college in the Providence metropolitan area for the year. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Report: Brown, Bryant, JWU lead region in private college executive compensation

PROVIDENCE - Brown University President Christina H. Paxson was the highest-compensated higher education executive in the Providence metropolitan area, according to the Executive Compensation...
ZOE ILANA GRINFELD, a sophomore at the Rhode Island School of Design majoring in apparel design, competed in the Styleweek Northeast SEED Design Competition in Providence in September. / COURTESY ZOE ILANA GRINFELD

Five Questions With: Zoe Ilana Grinfeld

Zoe Ilana Grinfeld is currently a sophomore at the Rhode Island School of Design majoring in apparel design. At 15, she competed on and won...

RISD promoting alumni bizs

Just in time for the holiday shopping season, the Rhode Island School of Design has launched an online platform for alumni-owned businesses that puts...
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