List of Rhode Island School of Design people

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This is a list of notable people from the Rhode Island School of Design.


Notable alumni[edit]

Academia[edit]

Business[edit]

Politics[edit]

Artists[edit]

Multimedia, mixed media and installation[edit]

Art dealers[edit]

Animation[edit]

Architecture[edit]

  • Preston Scott Cohen (B.Arch 1983) - Gerald M. McCue Professor in Architecture at Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD); Principal of Preston Scott Cohen, Inc.
  • Michael Gabellini (B.Arch 1981) - architect and interior designer, teacher at the Parsons School of Design
  • Glenn Gissler (B.Arch 1984) - architect
  • Richard Levine (B.Arch 1962) - professor, green architect, and sustainability pioneer
  • Michael Maltzan (B.Arch) - Principal and founder of Michael Maltzan Architecture
  • Nader Tehrani (B.Arch 1986) - professor and head of the Department of Architecture, MIT; Principal and founder of NADAAA

Art collectives[edit]

Collections[edit]

Comics[edit]

Fashion[edit]

Film and television[edit]

Furniture design[edit]

Glass[edit]

Graphic design[edit]

  • Tobias Frere-Jones (B.F.A. 1992) - type designer
  • Tom Geismar (B.F.A.) - identity designer and corporate identity pioneer; designed marks for NBC, Mobil, Chase, Xerox, and MoMA
  • Cyrus Highsmith (B.F.A. 1997) - type designer at Font Bureau
  • Prince Carl Philip, Duke of Värmland (Carl Philip Edmund Bertil) (2007-2008) - Graphic Design studies
  • Michael Rock (M.F.A. 1984) - founder and partner of 2x4; Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award recipient
  • Jessica Walsh - partner at Sagmeister & Walsh studio; Art Directors Club "Young Gun"

Illustration[edit]

Industrial design[edit]

Literature[edit]

MacArthur Fellowships[edit]

Music[edit]

Musical bands formed by students while attending the school:

Painting[edit]

Photography[edit]

Notable current and past faculty[edit]

References[edit]

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