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Sep 17 2014

Design Autopsy 2014

This year’s Design Autopsy exhibition is coming soon! We will be highlighting a number of amazing RIT Industrial Design alumni who have spent years of their lives devoting themselves to various career paths. With a large variety of talent, experience, … Continue reading

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Sep 15 2014

IIDA NY’s Rochester City Center Presents Harden Contract Furniture Factory Tour

HARDEN CONTRACT FURNITURE FACTORY TOUR With a rich history—spanning five generations— the Harden Furniture factory is a hidden gem in Upstate New York. Specializing in handcrafted seating, tables and casegoods made from solid cherry, Harden provides contract grade furniture for … Continue reading

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Sep 14 2014

Grace Jeffers’ Lecture on Sustainability & Materials to be Broadcast Sept. 18th

In the past, Grace Jeffers has given lectures on man-made materials that imitate materials found in nature. This lecture has evolved into a pertinent message about sustainability and it is now a CEU which will be broadcast live one time … Continue reading

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Sep 14 2014

Internship Spotlight: Alexander Bennett

We asked student Alexander Bennett, an Industrial Design senior, to sit down with us to tell us a little bit about his recent summer internship. Here’s what he had to say: Student: Where did you intern this summer? Alex: I … Continue reading

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Sep 11 2014

RIT ID Student Wins Digital Rochester Student Achievement Award

The College of Imaging Arts & Sciences 2014 Industrial Design graduate student Melika Alipour Leili, along with Management Information Systems’ 2014 graduate student Kevin Lewis, received the Student Achievement Award in Digital Rochester’s GREAT Awards 2014 on Tuesday for their … Continue reading

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Sep 10 2014

Professor Josh Owen Featured on Core77

Core77 has published the latest installment of their Core77 Questionnaire, also part of this month’s ongoing design-education spectacular, in which they interviewed Industrial Design Chair, Professor Josh Owen. The article, appropriately titled “Josh Owen on Achieving Deep Focus, Having Zero … Continue reading

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Aug 31 2014

Collab’s 2014 Design Excellence Award: Vitra

Rolf Fehlbaum has built Vitra, the Swiss office furniture company founded by his father in 1950, into one of the most innovative design firms in the world, not only for its products, but for the architecture of its own buildings … Continue reading

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Aug 24 2014

Professor Alex Lobos is New Miller Chair for International Education

Professor Alex Lobos was recently appointed as the Paul and Francena Miller Chair for International Education. This endowed university level chair was established by former RIT president Paul Miller and it aims at expanding opportunities for global engagement for faculty … Continue reading

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Aug 24 2014

ID Grad Students’ Project Featured on Yanko Design’s Website

Industrial Design graduate students Qunxi Huang and Yolegmma Marquez have had their Water Roll project featured on Yanko Design’s website. “There are many ideas out there, which are low-cost and effective in collecting water in rural and remote areas. These … Continue reading

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Jul 28 2014

ID Department Chair Discusses ID’s Use of the Wallace Center as an Essential Resource for Student Success

ID Department Chair Josh Owen took the time to discuss the importance of the Wallace Center to the students and faculty of the Industrial Design department. A relationship born at New Faculty Orientation led Josh to a successful partnership with … Continue reading

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