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About

Furniture Design from Rhode Island School of Design supports each student's artistic development and articulation of an individual design philosophy through the conception, design and construction of furniture and related objects. 

Overview

At Furniture Design from Rhode Island School of Design students are exposed to a variety of conceptual approaches to furniture and encouraged to expand their thinking, redefining functional and aesthetic considerations through design, material and making investigations. The curriculum challenges students to question their perception of furniture design, examine the changing role of objects in relation to culture and prompt inquiry into their own design philosophy and contribution to the field. The second year is focused on developing a thesis body of work.

Graduates with Furniture Design from Rhode Island School of Design will be able to:

  • effectively use a combination of two- and three-dimensional concept development skills to complete full-size human-scale design prototypes for furniture and related objects
  • critique and communicate contextual, conceptual and technical content through visual, written and spoken means
  • communicate specific designs in detail to allow for manufacture by others
  • relate design concepts and physical prototypes to a defined context and make an individual contribution to the discipline of furniture design

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Furniture Design
  • Materials and Processes
  • Graduate Furniture Design
  • Liberal Arts or elective
  • Graduate seminar
  • Open elective

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form
    • Academic transcripts
    • Portfolio
    • Statement of purpose
    • Writing sample
    • Letters of recommendation
    • English language proficiency test

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    56435 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 56435 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    56435 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 56435 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Providence

1030 - 1900 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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