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Product Design

Course Details

Monday - Friday, Jul 6 - 10 | 1-4pm
ages 13-17 | RISD Campus | 2020/SE-TEEN-1742
5 sessions | 15 contact hours | tuition $285 | lab fee $10


Description

Are you a sneaker head? An avid collector with the need to go further and learn to create your own customized shoes? Or maybe you are not over-the-top obsessed, but simply interested in the fashion industry and digital design. This workshop is ideal for both types of teen creatives. You'll begin with an introduction to the industry standard drawing program Adobe Illustrator. As you become comfortable with the technology, technique comes into play as you learn from an experienced athletic shoe designer exactly how it's done. You'll leave with a portfolio of original custom sneaker designs, ready to share as digital files.

Applies to: AT, YD


Instructor
  • Name: Jorge Paricio (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Friday, Jul 27 - 31 | 9am-4pm
ages 9-12 | RISD Campus | 2020/SE-CAMP-2074 ( Class is almost Full )
5 sessions | 35 contact hours | tuition $515 | lab fee $30


Description

Join us for a week of fun and games, where students will design, build, package and play their very own games. Card games, board games and outdoor games all provide different design and constructing challenges. Young artists will use a multitude of art skills as they take their ideas from drawing concepts to fabricated game pieces, painted boards and illustrated cards. Finally, it's on to the best part: testing by playing their own games!


Instructor
  • Name: Adam Ferbert (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Friday, Aug 10 - 14 | 1-4pm
ages 13-17 | RISD Campus | 2020/SE-TEEN-3270
5 sessions | 15 contact hours | tuition $285 | lab fee $10


Description

Did you know that design can be used to bring about positive social change? In this week-long studio, you’ll be encouraged to harness the power of design as you use your own voice to raise awareness about issues in your local community or in society as a whole.

Applies to: AT, Y2


Instructor
  • Name: Dina Zaccagnini Vincent (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Friday, Jul 6 - 10 | 9am-12pm
ages 9-12 | RISD Campus | 2020/SE-CHILD-3281
5 sessions | 15 contact hours | tuition $285 | lab fee $20


Description

Providence is the perfect place to study bridge design! We'll begin with a walking tour along the rivers of downtown to study the diverse bridge styles and structures that abound. Back in the studio, we will put our skills to the test as we construct a variety of bridge models that can support a range of weights. We'll also experiment with style, designing what just might become the bridges of tomorrow.


Instructor
  • Name: Cheryl Johnson (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Friday, Jul 27 - 31 | 9am-12pm
ages 13-17 | RISD Campus | 2020/SE-TEEN-1736
5 sessions | 15 contact hours | tuition $285 | lab fee $15


Description

Product design is all around us. From your sunglasses to your mobile device, everything you touch began as a bright idea, was realized as a drawing and then given manufactured reality. In this course, you'll be introduced to the design process and the skills needed to become a product designer. Through a series of exercises and demonstrations, you'll discover how to bring concepts to life through research, concept generation, refinement and drawing. By the end of the course, you'll have a better grasp of this all-important career choice.

Applies to: AT, Y3


Instructor
  • Name: Barry Morang (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Friday, Jul 13 - 17 | 9am-12pm
ages 9-12 | RISD Campus | 2020/SE-CHILD-3277
5 sessions | 15 contact hours | tuition $285 | lab fee $25


Description

Students will learn to plan and build a network of highways and city streets suitable for autonomous motionbots to explore. In addition to using color-coded streets to control the bots' movements, students will learn to program their behavior using a custom application. They'll acquire important STEAM concepts and skills while participating in a fun, collaborative project.


Instructor
  • Name: Bryan Rodrigues (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Thursday, Jun 29 - Jul 2 | 9am-12pm
ages 13-17 | RISD Campus | 2020/SE-TEEN-1742-02
4 sessions | 12 contact hours | tuition $230 | lab fee $10


Description

Are you a sneaker head? An avid collector with the need to go further and learn to create your own customized shoes? Or maybe you are not over-the-top obsessed, but simply interested in the fashion industry and digital design. This workshop is ideal for both types of teen creatives. You'll begin with an introduction to the industry standard drawing program Adobe Illustrator. As you become comfortable with the technology, technique comes into play as you learn from an experienced athletic shoe designer exactly how it's done. You'll leave with a portfolio of original custom sneaker designs, ready to share as digital files.

Applies to: AT, YD


Instructor
  • Name: Jorge Paricio (Bio)
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