Paolo Cardini (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) and Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) will be launch an elegant new chair designed by them at the upcoming International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York City. The designers exploited the lightweight strength and durability of carbon fiber composites to create a graceful chair, called Black Flamingo, that folds […]
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Jean Blackburn (Professor, Illustration) currently has a solo show entitled, Feed, on view at Pierogi gallery (155 Suffolk Street, New York) through to 18th February 2018. Feed is constructed from 12 tables that are stacked or attached to each other in various ways. Some lean on others. Some slide together. Others pierce holes. Material is […]
Jim Cole (Senior Critic, Furniture) will have work exhibited at the Magen H Gallery booth at Design Miami, December 2-6,2015.
Work by Jim Cole (Senior Critic, Furniture) is included in the upcoming exhibition and the release of the publication “Art et Industrie.” The retrospective features a collection of over 60 works by artists such as Forrest Myers, Terence Main, Jim Cole, Howard Meister, Carmen Spera, James Hong, James Evanson, Richard Snyder, Alex Locadia, Michele Oka Doner, Laura Main, Paul Ludick, Dan Friedman, Alex Locadia, among […]
‘Outside-in’ is one of nine winning proposals for the ongoing secret shelters exhibition hosted at the heritage museum and gardens in Sandwich, Massachusetts. The interactive furniture installation was created by Yugon Kim (Critic, Interior Architecture), founding partner at the Cambridge-based firm IKD. The concept revolves around the inversion of a typical tree bench, which faces […]
Lothar Windels (Associate Professor, Furniture Design) designed six custom made felt ottomans for Converse Inc. This work is part of the Lovejoy Furniture Project, in which Converse asked 26 local furniture designer to create contemporary furniture for their new headquarters in Boston.
RISD Museum Director John W. Smith and the Museum’s curators invite visitors to view a new group of gifts and purchases for the collection on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Danforth Hall, RISD Museum, 10 am-3 pm. Objects include new watercolors by RISD alumna Kara Walker (MFA 1994, Painting/Printmaking), a contemporary painting by Scottish artist Peter […]
Jim Cole (Senior Critic, Furniture) participated in a panel discussion on the impact of Art et Industrie at Design Miami. He also exhibited work at the Magen H Gallery’s space.
The works of Gail Fredell (Critic, Furniture Design) and Jean-Pierre Hebert will share the Dedee Shattuck Gallery beginning Saturday. Fredell collects reclaimed beams and beautifully checked wood remnants, incorporating these objects into her furniture making. She is an expert on pickling wood, and uses natural chemicals to celebrate the textures and characteristics of the wood […]
Department of Furniture Design Symposium March 20 & 21 The Department of Furniture Design at Rhode Island School of Design is hosting a Symposium for the purposes of exploring the role of materials knowledge, research, critical making and engagement in expanding opportunities in art and design. Department pedagogy reflects the belief that relationships between ideas […]