Posts Tagged ‘Cas Holman’

Cardini, Cavicchi, Holman at Fast Company

Several RISD faculty have been featured on Fast Company’s Co.DESIGN this month: Cas Holman (Assistant Professor, Industrial Design): “The Case for Letting Kids Design Their Own Play” Paolo Cardini (Associate Professor, Industrial Design): “How Local Influences Drive Design in the Digital Age” Dan Cavicchi (Dean, Liberal Arts) on fans and companies having different aims:

Best Kids’ Design list featuring Holman

Work by Cas Holman (Assistant Professor, Industrial Design) has been featured in Fast Company’s Best Kids’ Design list of 2014. Rigamajig  is a 263-piece building kit for classrooms. As kids improvise with building elaborate contraptions, or “Rigamajigs,” from planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts, and rope, they learn about engineering, architecture, creativity, and collaboration experientially. And […]

“Playful learning” with LEGO

Nearly one hundred students turned out on October 18 to explore “playful learning” and LEGO Education tools.  Sponsored by RISD|Research and led by Cas Holman (Assistant Professor, Industrial Design) and Nicole Merola (Associate Professor, Literary Arts and Studies), the workshop was an opportunity for students to take a closer look at learning through play and the […]

Spring 2013 Professional Development Grant recipients

The Professional Development Fund Committee met mid-April to review project proposals submitted for its Spring 2013 funding cycle. The Committee received requests for over $68,000 in support. The Committee is pleased to announce the following awards to: Catherine Andreozzi, Associate Professor, Apparel for 3-D printed apparel/footwear to be exhibited at the 3-D Print Show that […]

Nine faculty-led research projects funded by Graduate Studies

During its first two rounds of funding in 2012/13 the Division of Graduate Studies  funded nine research projects. Faculty research projects which received funding as a result of the first two calls for proposals are listed below. Please contact supervising faculty for further information about the projects’ content. Project Title:  Earth/RISD Design/Build and Future Conferences […]

Full-time faculty hires Spring 2012

Academic Affairs is pleased to announce the following new full-time faculty have been hired as a result of national searches mounted during the 11/12 academic year. INDUSTRIAL DESIGN CAS HOLMAN Cas Holman has an MA in 3D design from Cranbrook and her BA is from UC Santa Cruz.  Her extensive practice centers on design for […]