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1 w ago
Humorous Period Art
Layla Ehsan Creates a Brilliantly Eye-Opening Series Titled ‘Menstruisms'
There have been some intriguing period artworks over the years, yet this series takes on a more playful angle that many women can still relate to wholeheartedly. Taking common and not-so-common...
36 w ago
Compact Relief Kits
This Disaster Relief Kit Includes an Air and Water Filtration System
The ‘Disaster Go Bag’ is a work in progress by the Yeadon Space Agency and students from the Rhode Island School of Design, who are collaborating to develop a better disaster relief kit....
37 w ago
Scribbled Pop Art Canvases
Laura Owens Creates Textural and Visually Vivid Masterpieces
Laura Owens creates vivid art pieces that illustrate her obsession with bright hues and abstract shapes. Based in Los Angeles, the artist is a graduate from the Rhode Island School of Design, the...
53 w ago
Precious Stone Inspired Furnishings
These Gem Tables by Debra Folz are Geometry-Infused
Taking inspiration from precious stones and minerals, designer Debra Folz created this stunning series of Gem Tables. The reflective furniture pieces modulate colour onto the floor surfaces that...
55 w ago
Literary Food Photography
The 'Fictitious Dishes' Series Depicts Meals Described in Famous Books
‘Fictitious Dishes’ is collection of photos that portrays different meals as described in iconic literary works. The annals of literature are filled with eloquent descriptions of meals,...
56 w ago
Pressure Sensitive Lighting
The Force-Sensing Lamps Illuminates in Response to Weight Placed Atop
The Force-Sensing Lamps boast deceptively minimalist designs. They take on simple geometric shapes with a generous surface that allows people to place a number of objects on top of them. It is the...
66 w ago
Starry Sky Sound Systems
Sublimation B&O A9 Wireless Speaker by Kebei Li is Breathtaking
The Sublimation B&O A9 Wireless Speaker appears to offer people a glimpse into the vast universe from the comfort of their own home. In reality, it is simply a stunning starry sky pattern...
109 w ago
Colorfully Synthetic Furniture
Misha Kahn's Pig Bench Uses Man-Made Materials to Mimic Nature
The Pig Bench by Misha Kahn is a simple seating unit designed to look like it was cut from a tree, but is actually made completely of synthetic materials. The intent of the design is to make a...
50 w ago
Simplistically Clever Furniture
The Visibility Product Design Studio Focuses on Modern Innovation
The work that comes out of the Visibility Product Design Studio is impressive for a number of reasons. First of all, each piece focuses on simple innovations in a clever way. For instance, a wall-...
105 w ago
Fast Food Purses
The Eco-Friendly Togo Burger by Seulbi Kim Keeps Items in Order
The Togo Burger by Seulbi Kim, a student at the Rhode Island School of Design, is a redesign of the classic paper bag often used in fast food restaurants. Instead of relying on a shapeless form that...
112 w ago
Petal-Like Plastic Seating
The Zip Chair by Chen Liu is Delicately Simple
Inspired by two words, plastic and easy, the Zip Chair by Chen Liu, a Chinese designer pursuing her master degree in Furniture Department from Rhode Island School of Design, was born. Shaped like a...
115 w ago
Student Designer Laura Kishimoto Creates Practical Works of Art
It is hard not to fall in love with the sculptural lines of Laura Kishimoto’s furniture designs. Even if they are not necessarily up to someone’s personal taste, appreciating the...
119 w ago
Tribal Paperclip Accessories
The Hur Jewelry Zipper Necklace Channels a Native American Aesthetic
The Hur Jewelry Zipper Necklace collection pays homage to a Native American style aesthetic. These edgy accessory pieces are a contemporary take on tribalism and are constructed from a number of...
122 w ago
Punchy Coco-Fiber Doormats
Sustainable Company Reed Wilson Design Has a Sense of Humor
The man behind Reed Wilson Design (RWD) is obviously Reed Wilson, a 3D and furniture designer who did his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Furniture Design from Rhode Island School of Design and his Master...
123 w ago
Unkempt Quirky Seats
The Frumpy Chairs by Jamie Wolfond Are Handcrafted Out of Plastic
The Frumpy Chairs have been aptly named. However, instead of being shabby and outdated, these seats are simply unkempt. Since they have been crafted out of brightly colored materials, with some...
124 w ago
Dynamic Domestic Illustrations
Suzanne Geary Creates Sharply Detailed Household Drawings
Suzanne Geary is a 21-year-old senior in illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design with a penchant for detailed drawings showcasing domestic lifestyles. In her collection of bedrooms,...
143 w ago
Acoustically Crinkled Chairs
Landscape of Sound is Based on the Song 'Symphonia IX' by Grimes
The Landscape of Sound chair visualizes sound waves in a beautiful way. Although similar concepts have been done before, this piece of furniture offers a much more subtle interpretation of the...
153 w ago
End-Of-Life Comfort Droids
The Last Moment Robot Consoles Dying Patients
The Last Moment Robot tackles one of the human race’s most common fears—dying alone. Developed as part of an interactive art installation, the droid was created by Rhode Island School...
68 w ago
Migrating Bird Swarms
Professor Dennis Hlynsky Creates Timelaspe-Like Videos of Flight Paths
Dennis Hlynsky, a professor at Rhode Island School of Design, has created a collection of videos that track the flight plans of migrating birds in a unique albeit slightly disturbing way. At least,...
100 w ago
Quirky NBA Athlete Portraits
Artist Rachel Glaser Holds an Exhibit in Honor of the Playoffs
There are tons of portraits of NBA stars but nothing like the ones envisioned by Rachel Glaser, an artist based in Northampton, Massachusetts, who studied painting at the Rhode Island School of...
106 w ago
Intimate Miniature Museums
Curatorium by Nicholas Ozemba Holds Precious Products
Curatorium by Nicholas Ozemba, a recent graduate of Rhode Island School of Design, can be likened to a cross between a miniature museum, curiosity cabinet and keepsake box. It stores carefully...
115 w ago
Bedazzled Birthstone Portraits
The Elisa Werbler Birthstone Series Offers a Perfect Birthday Gift
These Elisa Werbler layered screen prints are the perfect personalized gift for girls, or guys, who love astrology. Each print represents a different birthstone, from the purple Amethyst to the...
145 w ago
Looking for Superman
John Maeda Shares How Tips on How to Lead Change in his Innovator Keynote
World-renowned artist and Rhode Island School of Design president John Maeda shows how to lead as a creative in this standout innovator keynote. In a world where people are looking for superman or...
148 w ago
Classic Literary Meal Depictions
The Dinah Fried 'Fictitious Dishes' Series Is Novel
Drawing upon the meals found in literary masterpieces, the Dinah Fried ‘Fictitious Dishes’ series creates a connection between literature and food. These five fictional meals were...