Members work out of the Office, contribute to critiques, organize events, and create uncommissioned works -- while also running their own independent design practice.
John is an information designer, head of the Graphic Design Dept. at RISD and founder/director of The Design Office
Sarah is a print / interactive / product designer and problem solver.
Sarah is a product/graphic designer, semi-office-manager, accidental Providence enthusiast, and cactus collector.
Ben is a designer specializing in books and other printed matter. He teaches typography and graphic design at RISD.
Lucy is a graphic design professor at RISD, designs books for museums, and investigates the interaction of type, narrative, and urban space.
Greg specializes in user interface/user experience design in the realms of architecture, installations, furniture, physical computing, and web design. Co-Founder of Work-Shop
Nic is a systems designer and computer scientist who uses language to build meaningful structures from an undifferentiated context. Co-Founder of Work-Shop
Part-time members have full use of the Office up to 20 hours a week.
Derek is the Senior Graphic Designer at the RISD Museum, an instructor in the Graphic Design program at RISD CE, and a board member of New Urban Arts.
Morgan is a web developer and visual artist.
Ruben is a developer who collaborates with designers on network software, from inception to completion.
Kristin is a RI based graphic designer specializing in printed matter and photography. She is also an explorer of interactive spaces and communication design.
Founder of Jake and Co, a web/mobile developer, problem solver, dad to four, hiker and homebrewer
Ari runs an arts mentoring organization, art studio and artist union; he is interested in language, data and ecology
Victoria is a designer, baker, weaver, Alaskan, cat enthusiast, and creative director at Studio Pie. She occasionally goes by Nina.
James co-founded Studio Pie, a small (and quite tasty) graphic design shop, with his wife Victoria.
Jay is a designer who currently wants to make funny, impractical websites. Lots of them.
Since opening in late 2007, the Office has been home to type designers, book designers, architects, web designers and educators
Collaborators are designers who have participated in member projects