Our approach at RISD EE is based on RISD’s long history of creativity, critical thinking and making, and innovation. Using a deep knowledge of the intersection of design, business and culture, RISD EE is defined by exploring challenges through the design tissue that anticipates, frames, connects and accelerates innovation.

Fueled by the expertise and experience of renowned faculty, creative practitioners, disruptive entrepreneurs, and organizational leaders, RISD EE focuses on accelerating the limitless values of developing critical thinkers, confident makers, collaborative teams and innovative organizations. The RISD EE community is made up of thinkers, makers and doers: people and organizations from all sectors and multiple industries who bring valuable perspective, insight, skills and experience. In partnership with our clients, we develop deep, inclusive design experiences that focus on inspiring and empowering individual creativity, organizational connectivity and sustainable positive change.