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.
Micah designs posters, websites, motion graphics and other manifestations of visual identities.
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
Jeff designs products, services and experiences with a focus on social, health and environmental issues, and he teaches at the TRI-Lab at Brown.
Chris Novello is a programmer and designer. He has backgrounds in sound, HCI, videogames, viral media, and critical design. His current focus is on the web.
Michelle is a designer specializing in lettering, illustration and printed matter. She teaches typography and design at UMass Dartmouth.
Part-time members have full use of the Office up to 20 hours a week.
Rachel is a photographer, writer and children's book author.
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.
Renee is a communications designer specializing in typography, printed matter, and systems. She is co-owner of Gold Collective.
Ruben is a developer who collaborates with designers on network software, from inception to completion.
Founder and President of Custom Flow Solutions, consultant and software designer. Dad, author, photographer, barefoot runner, carpenter.
Nic is a systems designer and computer scientist who uses language to build meaningful structures from an undifferentiated context. Co-Founder of Work-Shop
Kristin is a RI based graphic designer specializing in printed matter and photography. She is also an explorer of interactive spaces and communication design.
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