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SEEKING WORK PRODUCT RESPECT: Jennifer Space, an associate at n|e|m|d architects inc., and president of the Rhode Island branch of the ­American Institute of Architects, looks over some plans with n|e|m|d architects President Mehdi Khosrovani. Space believes local firms are bypassed too often for high-profile work. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

R.I. architects feel high-profile work too often goes to out-of-state firms

In a state that prides itself on world-class creative talent, it strikes some on the local scene as odd when high-profile design work goes...

Five Questions With Lizzi Ross

1. What was the catalyst behind RISD’s Design for Manufacturing Innovation certificate program launched in September 2016? This program was developed in partnership with...
OUTDOOR SPACE: The Radeke Garden, just outside Danforth Hall at the Rhode Island School of Design Museum, is one of the attractions for corporate outings. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

R.I. schools offer unique settings for doing business

The Rhode Island School of Design’s art museum is home to one of the three largest university art collections in the nation. Its colorful...
JEWELRY DESTINATION: Hannah Garrison, owner, Wear Your Music LLC, talks with her husband, Christopher Garrison. Hannah moved to Providence from New York about 10 years ago in search of people with the skills to complete and package her jewelry designs. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Drawn by infrastructure and history, artisans fashioning new chapter for Rhody...

Hannah Garrison, a jeweler, moved to Providence about 10 years ago, looking for skilled labor to help her business produce a line that she...
FREE TASTING: John S. Lombardo, right, and Tony Demers are co-owners of Bin 312 on South Main Street in Providence. The wine shop hosts free tastings of off-the-beaten-track wines every Thursday evening. Andrea Nelson, left, foreground, of New York City, and Althea Nelson of Providence taste a rosé from France. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Passion for unique wines

Neither John S. Lombardo nor Tony Demers had any professional retail or wine experience prior to establishing Providence-based Bin 312 in 2012.But Lombardo, a...
BANK RHODE ISLAND this month provided a $1.3 million mortgage to help fund the acquisition of an apartment building on the East Side of Providence at 132 Elton St. /COURTESY BANK RHODE ISLAND

BankRI provides $1.3M mortgage to help finance apartment building acquisition

PROVIDENCE – Bank Rhode Island this month provided a $1.3 million mortgage to help fund the acquisition of an apartment building on the East...
EVENLYN JANE ROSS' film Adam was named a finalist for a BAFTA U.S. Student Film Award. / ROSS VIMEO PROFILE

RISD Student Chosen As BAFTA Finalist

PROVIDENCE – Evelyn Jane Ross, a 2016 alumna of the Rhode Island School of Design, was named one of nine student finalists by the...

Gebbia launches new line of adaptable office furniture

NEW YORK – Joe Gebbia, Airbnb co-founder and 2005 graduate of Rhode Island School of Design, is using the skills he picked up studying...

Battling doubt on sea-level rise

When homeowners in Newport’s The Point neighborhood look to Narragansett Bay, they can see the water line encroaching, threatening their homes and livelihoods.Yet some...
Dennis Krawec

Five Questions With: Dennis Krawec

Dennis Krawec is a junior at the Rhode Island School of Design, interested in experimental photo and videography, art direction, editorial design, apparel and...
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