London’s New Designers 2014: Part 1

Our favorites from the annual exhibition of emerging UK designers across all fields

London’s annual New Designers exhibition gives the public a chance to interact with the designers of tomorrow, bringing together graduates from the UK’s leading universities to showcase their products and make industry contacts. Innovative and inspirational, the two-part exhibition is an impressive display of creativity and playfulness. Part 1 features works by graduates from the Contemporary Applied Arts, Textiles, Fashion & Accessories, and Jewelry & …

RISD’s Annual Graduate Thesis Exhibit 2014

Over 170 artists from the school's MFA programs are included in the dynamic show

by Samuel Emmet Over the weekend, scores of art students and gallery-goers descended on Providence’s Rhode Island Convention Center to see the 2014 Rhode Island School of Design’s (RISD) Annual Graduate Thesis Exhibition. The Convention Center, a stone’s throw from RISD’s campus in burgeoning Downcity Providence, represents a particular era in ’90s civic architecture. But upon reaching the third-floor gallery space, visitors are greeted by …

2014 Parsons Festival: Making/Meaning

Over 100 exciting student works from across all disciplines, curated for the first time by graduate students

The Parsons Festival is an annual showcase of inventive student work shared with the Parsons community and the public. One of the most exciting factors this year is that for the first time, graduate students (rather than outside guest curators or a professor) have selected the work of their peers for “Making/Meaning”—an exhibition that reveals the creative process of young, gifted undergraduates and associate’s degree …