Congratulations to all the graduating seniors! Check out their work on and celebrate them all.

Thu, Mar 12, 6pm
Woods Gerry

The 2020 GD Senior Show

The GD Senior Show opens Thursday, March 12 at 6pm at Woods-Gerry Gallery. Drinks, snacks and good cheer served. Open until 7:30pm.
Spring 2020

Spring 2020 GD Electives

Browse our Spring 2020 Electives here.
Registration for Spring courses begins on Nov 18th. Meet with your advisers to plan the upcoming semester (and beyond).
You may see Department policies on ISPs and 16+ credits at
Thu, Feb 20, 6:30pm
GD Commons

Visiting Designer: Agyei Archer

Agyei Archer is a designer from Trinidad & Tobago focusing on visual communication using type, graphics, and code. He coordinates and directs small independent teams to create forward-thinking design work. At present, he’s exploring vernacular lettering, indigenous writing, and found type in the Caribbean. He will deliver a lecture on Thursday, Feb 20, and will run a weekend workshop through Sunday, Feb3

The Spring 2020 Lecture Series video with Agyei Archer is available for viewing here.

A glimpse of June Yoon’s 2019 MFA Thesis book, Interface Philosophy.
See a catalog of every thesis book starting in 1991 indexed by subject on the RISD Library website.

Spring 2020

Take over @risd_gd

Show the world what’s happening here. @risd_gd has publicly viewable Instagram and twitter accounts. The aim for the platforms is to share what’s happening within the Department with current, former and future community members. Instagram is faculty and student-run, relying on weekly guest editors to post and repost content using their point of view of the Department.

Read our guidelines here and sign up to take over the account. This is an open call. Any GD student or faculty member can sign up.

Watch Laurel Schwulst’s (BFA 2010) lecture from April 4th, 2019. See Vimeo for more lectures

Glimpse back at student, faculty and alumni work (and faces) on display at this year’s RISD Unbound Book Fair.

@newlyformed_official features work from the spring 2019 course, Newly Formed