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Inter(n)view – Luna Ikuta

Luna Ikuta is a rising senior in the ID department. She hails from LA and is a designer and maker. Luna is doing two different internships under 2 RISD Furniture alum. Let’s hear what she has to say about her time interning for the two. Where are you interning? I’m interning at the Haas Brothers…

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Inter(n)view: Michelle Lin at Marc Jacobs

Let’s start with a brief introduction of yourself and what you’re up to this summer ML: I am a rising junior in industrial design, and this is my second summer at Marc Jacobs International in New York. This summer I am a shoe design intern with the Marc by Marc Jacobs team. What do you…

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Inter(n)view – Ryan Mather

Ryan Mather is a senior in ID. He’s spending the summer in San Francisco working as a 3D Design Intern at 3D Systems. Where are you interning? My summer’s been occupied by 3 projects, 1 is full time. The internship is at 3D systems which is a company that invented stereolithography. The other two projects…

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Inter(n)view: Abby Wolfe – PUMA

Abby Wolfe is a rising senior in ID. She’s spending her summer months as a footwear designer at PUMA. Take a look at what she has to say about the experience. Where are you interning? I’m interning at PUMA’s Boston office, which is called the Regional Creation Center. What is your position? I am doing…

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Inter(n)view: Prithika Mohan at Chegg

Give us a brief introduction to yourself and the company you’re at! PM: I’m Prithika Mohan, a rising senior in ID. I’m focused on the application of design and technology to address issues of education, environment and social development. I’m working at Chegg, an education-tech company, and they consider themselves the student hub. They began…

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Inter(n)view: Allison Chen at Solar Decathlon

Part of the team representing RISD at Solar Decathlon this year, Allison Chen ID’ 15 (above) is spending her summer working in France. Below she’ll be sharing some of her experience working on the project. Etes-vous pret? Commencons!   1. Where are you working? A: This summer I’m spending my time working on the Techstyle…

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Inter(n)view: Allison Carter at Matter-Made

Give us a brief introduction to yourself and the company you interned at! AC: I am a rising junior in the industrial design department. I interned at Matter, a furniture and lighting studio/store/manufacturer based in New York City. It’s a small company with around 10 employees, founded and owned by furniture designer Jamie Gray. Matter…

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Inter(n)view: Ingrid Lange at Streng

Our first Inter(n)viewee for the week is Ingrid Lange, a rising junior who is in Brooklyn and interning at Streng, a multi-city design firm. Give us a brief introduction to yourself and the company you’re at! IL: Alrighty. I’m a rising junior in ID and I’m interning at Streng, a design firm with locations in Brooklyn,…

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Inter(n)view: Tate Sager at Kohler

From working for digital screens to social innovation, we’ve inter(n)viewed a number of fellow ID students about their different summer work experiences. Today we will again bring you something new.  Tate Sager (above) is a rising senior in ID, and this summer, he is exclusively working on toilets for his internship in the Sanitary Department…

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Inter(n)view: Eli Block at iGEM, NASA Ames Research Center

Biology + Industrial Design + Graphic Design + Ceramics + Brown + RISD + NASA + … = Eli Block. It was my great pleasure to pick the mind of one of RISD ID’s brightest renaissance men. Give us an introduction to yourself and the company you’re interning at! EB: I’m Eli Block, I’m going…