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    Downloading Design

    Designing furniture for the installation “School House Long House” in the exhibition “Locally Made”, designer Simcha Davis looked to Shaker craftsmanship to match the spirit of the space. Download her design.

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    Open House: Five Engraved Scenes

    Exploring the process and context behind “Open House: Five Engraved Scenes”, a work created by Providence artist Andrew Raftery.

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    The Election Gloves

    Exploring the process and context behind “The Election Gloves”, a work created by Cranston artist Jessica Deane Rosner.

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    Reconstructing the Villa Fondo Bottaro

    Architect James Stanton-Abbott explains his process for creating a computer-rendered reconstruction of a room in an ancient Roman villa near Pompeii, using images of wall-painting fragments in the RISD Museum and the MFA, Boston.

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    Building ANEW

    This past summer, with a focus on design thinking, the students were asked What is useful? as a starting point for their group design.

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