DSI Getting Back to Nature with Danielle Skinn’s (‘20) Compostable Pillow Studio

Rinat Sherzer

It Makes Sense

by Rodrigo Muñoz and Rinat Sherzer

“Enhancing tactile experiences to connect to soothing memories and bring them to life through illustrations as a means to better relate with anxiety.”

Hannah Phang and Rinat Sherzer ’16 Bring Social Design to Cornell University

Recently launched innovation lab Of Course Global started by alums Hannah Phang and Rinat Sherzer brings social impact and innovation into businesses and educational institutes. Within businesses, they leverage their existing products, services, and technologies, to create new offerings that benefit people, the community, the business, and the planet. With institutes such as universities, they…

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These Four Groups Are Using Design to Induce Social Change

A recap of ideas that emerged from Better World By Design 2016, the annual design conference led by RISD and Brown students.

Two Alums Discover A Unique Way To Cope With Anxiety Through Art

About 40 million adults suffer from the symptoms that come with anxiety. Anyone who has ever felt anxious knows how much that feeling completely stinks. Of course, there are degrees of anxiety that can run the gamut from just a little nervous energy to feeling like you’re on the brink of death. Either way, none of those feelings are fun. It’s even harder trying to explain to others exactly what’s wrong, right?

Rinat Sherzer

Rinat Sherzer is a New York based biotech engineer, ethical designer, and multidisciplinary entrepreneur from Tel-Aviv with a passion for people, traveling, and absorbing different cultures. She graduated from Ben-Gurion University with a degree in Bio-Technology Engineering and has worked in digital advertising, developing award-winning new media platforms for a range of clients. Before attending…

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