• Full-time members

    Members work out of the Office, contribute to critiques, organize events, and create uncommissioned works -- while also running their own independent design practice.

John Caserta

John is an information designer, head of the Graphic Design Dept. at RISD and founder/director of The Design Office


exinfo@johncaserta.com
@johncaserta
johncaserta.com

Sarah Rainwater

Sarah is a print / interactive / product designer and problem solver.


401-203-3565
exsarah@srainwater.com
@sarahrainwater
srainwater.com

Sarah Verity

Sarah is a product/graphic designer, semi-office-manager, accidental Providence enthusiast, and cactus collector.


exverity@thedesignoffice.org
sarahverity.com

Benjamin Shaykin

Ben is a designer specializing in books and other printed matter. He teaches typography and graphic design at RISD.


exben@benjaminshaykin.com
@bshaykin
benjaminshaykin.com

Lucinda Hitchcock

Lucy is a graphic design Professor at RISD, designs books for museums, and investigates the interaction of type, narrative, and urban space.


exlucy@lucindahitchcock.com
@L_Hitchcock
lucy@lucindahitchcock.com

Micah Barrett

Micah designs posters, websites, motion graphics and other manifestations of visual identities.


exmicah@thedesignoffice.org
@micahmicah
micahmicah.net

Greg Nemes

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


exgreg@thedesignoffice.org
gregnemes.com

Kay Belardinelli

Kay designs and builds user interfaces, and in her spare time volunteers as an advocate for victims of violence. She also enjoys photomicrography and writing music. Front-end developer at Work-Shop.


exk@kangabell.co
kangabell.co

  • Part-time members

    Part-time members have full use of the Office up to 20 hours a week.

Derek Schusterbauer

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.


exderek@thedesignoffice.org
fortfonts.tumblr.com

Morgan Schwartz

Morgan is a web developer and visual artist.


exmorgan@satellitejones.com
satellitejones.com

Ruben Rodriguez

Ruben is a developer who collaborates with designers on network software, from inception to completion.


exruben@thedesignoffice.org
@rubillionaire
rubillionaire.com

Nic Schumann

Nic is a systems designer and computer scientist who uses language to build meaningful structures from an undifferentiated context. Co-Founder of Work-Shop


exnic@thedesignoffice.org
nicschumann.com

Kristin Silva

Kristin is a RI based graphic designer specializing in printed matter and photography. She is also an explorer of interactive spaces and communication design.


401-644-3053
exkristin@thedesignoffice.org
@kristinsilva
krist1nsilva.tumblr.com

Jake Camara

Founder of Jake and Co, a web/mobile developer, problem solver, dad to four, hiker and homebrewer


exjake@thedesignoffice.org
@jakecamara
jakeandco.com

Ari Kalinowski

Ari runs an arts mentoring organization, art studio and artist union; he is interested in language, data and ecology


exari@thedesignoffice.org
unconventionalminds.info

Victoria Lavine

Victoria is a designer, baker, weaver, Alaskan, cat enthusiast, and creative director at Studio Pie. She occasionally goes by Nina.


exvictoria@studiopie.co
studiopie.co

James Lavine

James co-founded Studio Pie, a small (and quite tasty) graphic design shop, with his wife Victoria.


exjames@studiopie.co
@heyjameslavine
studiopie.co

  • Former members

    Since opening in late 2007, the Office has been home to type designers, book designers, architects, web designers and educators

  • Collaborators

    Collaborators are designers who have participated in member projects

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