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May 02 2015

RIT-ID @IDSA Northeast Conference in Boston

A group of RIT students, alumni and faculty attended the IDSA Northeast Conference in Boston during April 24-25, 2015. The weekend was full of exciting activities which included a private tour of IDEO as well as visits to design studios … Continue reading

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Apr 30 2015

Josh Owen, “Less might not be more, but it can be better”

RIT’s own Industrial Design Chair Josh Owen was featured in the latest issue of Bloomberg Business in an article titled “This Design Professor Makes Products With No Labels On Them” (Pulvirent 22 April 2015). Click here to watch the video, … Continue reading

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Apr 20 2015

Design Blitz

Design Blitz was created to give students an unexpected high pressure design problem they must complete in only 3 hours. This semester, the Industrial Design Junior Studio II class at RIT was given this challenge in collaboration with an award … Continue reading

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Apr 15 2015

Milan Design Week 2015

RIT Industrial design chair Josh Owen, graduate student Guillermo Fok, and Undergraduate student Veronica Lin take part in Milano Design Week. During this event, they will share their observations and experiences with RIT’s Industrial design blog. Day 1 After visiting one … Continue reading

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Apr 08 2015

ID Sophomores tour state of the art manufacturing

Students in Amos Scully‘s Sophomore Studio toured Advantech, a low volume sheet metal and machining facility that does work in the defense, health care, and transportation industries. At their facility, students were impressed by the 240 ton metal brakes, robotic … Continue reading

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Apr 08 2015

RIT Leadership Awards Winners

Please mark your calendars and join the RIT community as we celebrate RIT’s outstanding Industrial design student leaders, Hennah Abele and Emily Moore at the 2015 RIT Leadership Awards Ceremony on April 22nd. We congratulate Hennah and Emily on their … Continue reading

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Apr 03 2015

Angela Corrado, 2015 RIT IDSA Student Merit Award Winner

Angela Corrado has been selected as the 2014 RIT-IDSA Student Merit Award winner. She will represent RIT at the Northeast District Conference in Boston, April 24-25, 2015. We congratulate Angela on her outstanding achievement and wish her best of luck … Continue reading

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Marissa Tirone

Apr 03 2015

Foundations in Art: Theory and Education conference

Professor Marissa Tirone presented at the Foundations in Art: Theory and Education conference on March 26th, 2015. The theme of the conference, “Tectonic Shifts: Breaking New Ground,” investigated issues concerning foundations programs and educational approaches brought forth by foundations faculty … Continue reading

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Mar 29 2015

“Design matters: Vignelli Center for Design Studies”

It was reported in the Rochester City Newspaper that “RIT’s Vignelli Center is a teaching archive and museum of modernist marvels” (Rafferty 25 March 2015). Click here to read interviews with Professor and director of the Vignelli Center R. Roger … Continue reading

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Guillermo Fok

Mar 27 2015

The Interview Series: Guillermo Fok

Guillermo Fok, a graduate students of Industrial Design talks to RIT ID blog’s editor about his experiences during his study in RIT and his new project called RES+MAGIC+SoD. RIT ID-Design editor: We would like to know a little more about … Continue reading

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