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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…

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Inter(n)view: Jake Sienkiewycz at Finn Utility

This Monday’s inter(n)view showcases Jake Sienkiewycz, a senior at RISD who is double majoring in Industrial Design and Photography. Jake shares with us his thoughts about RISD’s programs, startup culture, and balancing work and travel. Where are you interning? Finn Utility in Richmond Vermont (finnutility.com) What is your position? Studio Manager (there isn’t really any…

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Inter(n)view: Michael Moyal at Timbermill

Biking, Raving, Sawing, Jumping, Ballin’. Welcome to the Australian winter wonderland of Michael Moyal. Give us a brief intro to yourself and the company you’re interning for! MM: My name is Michael Moyal, I am a rising Junior in ID. I’m currently spending two and a half months in Australia interning in a furniture studio/workshop. The…

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Inter(n)view: Habiba Sugich in Egypt

Habiba Sugich (above center) is a rising senior in the ID department. This summer, she is working on a personal project in Egypt. She is trying to bring the craft of  Nubian and Aswan women into a larger Western market. She will be telling us a little bit about her goals and experience in undertaking…

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Inter(n)view: Rosrena Wong at Grain

Rosrena Wong is a fellow student in the RISD Industrial Design department. She is currently in Seattle, WA, interning for Grain, a furniture and home product design consultancy. She will be sharing some of her experiences and thoughts this summer working and living in Seattle on the West Coast.   1. Where are you interning?…

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Inter(n)view: Elisabeth Zhang at Phantom Limb Company

Elizabeth Zhang is a rising senior in ID. She’s spending a couple of months in NY this summer, and then heading back to Toronto, Canada where she will spend the remainder of her summer with her family. Where are you interning? I’m interning at Phantom Limb Company. They are a theatre company that works mostly…

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Inter(n)view: Hanna Oh at Ximedica

Recently I had the chance to speak with a talented fellow RISD ID student interning in the Medical Design field. Here I present you with Hanna Oh, who is interning at Ximedica, located right in Providence, RI. She is also part of a MIT design fellowship this summer. She would be describing a little bit…

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Inter(n)view: Ryan Biery at Protocol

An ambitious ID student in the studio and a fearsome player on the hockey rink, we are proud to present to you our first rising junior in the Inter(n)view series, Ryan Biery. Where are you interning and what do you do? RB: Protocol NY. They’re a design-centric, men’s gift company that sells a range of stuff…

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Inter(n)view: Ryan Murphy & Josh Shiau – IBM Design

I had the pleasure of speaking with these two gentlemen over skype the other day to talk about their summer internships at IBM Design, situated in Austin TX. Both Ryan Murphy and Josh Shiau are rising seniors in the RISD ID department. IBM is just a few miles north of downtown Austin, but the surroundings…

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Inter(n)view: Tara Sriram + Cory Lambert at Cessna

Tara Sriram (above top) + Cory Lambert (above bottom) T + C   1. Where are you interning? T+ C: Cessna Aircraft Company!   2. What is your position? C: We’re both Industrial Design Interns, but what we do here is quite close to designing for aircraft interiors.   3. Why are you interested in…