RISD Badge Workshop

This post is contributed by Christina Galvez MID’14: Last Saturday, November 8th, 22 RISD alumni met at Jawbone’s San Francisco headquarters to kick-off RISD Badges Workshops. This inaugural workshop explored what it means to sketch with video all while bringing together a motley crew of RISD alumni, their friends, and family. Participants ranged generations (Class of ’89  to ’14), disciplines (Illustration,…

Harvard xDesign Conference

Harvard x Design Conference

This conference may be interesting to some people. Speakers include some ID related firms such as IDEO, Frog, Fikst, LittleBits, Evernote, Airbnb, Formlabs, Essential etc… It may be interesting to check out if you have the time to attend in Boston on Nov.08.2014 For tickets, visit their website at Student tickets is $30 as…


Human Centred Robotics

Ilan Moyer of MIT will be demonstrating digitally augmented hand tools and discussing their significance to the future of design and engineering.


Arduino + ID Workshop #1

Join our first Arduino workshop! Geared toward beginners, and all are welcome. Each workshop is just 30min, between when studio ends and shop opens again. Click here for more information.  


Open Pong Tournament!

Last thursday, October 16, the ID Department hosted a Ping Pong paddle making tournament. There were a variety of paddles that students thought up. Here’s a few photos from the event.         Thanks to all grads and undergrads who came out to this event!

LEGO Workshop

              Explore analog and digital modes of learning & to hear more about the upcoming Lego studios! Saturday, October 18that 10 – 1 in the Chace Center.  SIGN UP HERE:


Bring a Paddle of your own design. Pray for Glory.

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Senior Studio Workshop | Tuesday October 14th, 2014

Senior Studio Workshop will take place next Tuesday October 14th, 2014 from 11:30am to 12:30pm in Room 600 Soojung Ham and Andy Law will be showing some visual examples, there will be Q&A for proposals and schedules.  


Greycork – A Boston Start-up

Creating better furniture, improving U.S. manufacturing. Wondering what exactly this slogan mean? It’s time to check out Greycork, a Boston start-up co-founded by one of our very own ID alumnus, Alec Babala ID’14.  Greycork aims at offering high-quality solid wood furnitures at extraordinary price (also no shipping fee, says the company). It all began when John…

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Sangho Kim at Panasonic Avionics

We’re excited to hear back from Sangho Kim  ID’13, who is currently working at Panasonic Avionics as an Industrial Design Engineer. He will be sharing with us some of his experience working in the aviation industry as well as some advices on living the post-RISD life. Check out the extensive interview below.   ——— 1. Can you…