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Sep 07 2016

Josh Owen Talks with Wendell Castle about Process and Practice at RIT

Josh Owen interviewed Wendell Castle this Thursday in the Vignelli Center for Design Studies in anticipation of his upcoming show at RIT. Wendell Castle Imagined focuses on the creative process of the furniture giant, featuring drawings, maquettes, and selected works … Continue reading

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Sep 07 2016

RIT Senior Wins DMI Student Essay Competition

RIT ID Senior Tania Saliba was named the winner of this year’s Design Management Institute Student Essay Competition. She will be traveling to this year’s DMI Leadership Conference in Cambridge, Mass. She was asked to answer the question, “What is … Continue reading

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Sep 07 2016

Metaproject 07: Umbra and Design for Small Spaces

Metaproject 07 kicked off this Wednesday, August 24 in the University Gallery at the Vignelli Center for Design Studies. This year’s collaboration is with Toronto-based homeware design company Umbra. Formed in 1979, Umbra has produced such award-winning designs as Karim … Continue reading

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Sep 07 2016

Mehrafza Mirzazad completed Corning Museum of Glass Fellowship

Mehrafza Mirzazad, RIT MFA ID ’16, completed her Corning Museum of Glass GlassLab Fellowship this summer. Her work focused on wearable objects expressive of glass processes. Previous GlassLab design fellows have included Yves Béhar, Nacho Carbonyl and Tomoko Azumi.

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May 17 2016

RIT Metaproject 06 Wins ICFF Editors’ Awards for Best School

RIT’s Metaproject 06 seniors have won the 2016 ICFF Editors’ Award for Best School for their collaboration with Poppin. Courtesy of ICFF: “The highly coveted and industry prestigious ICFF® Editors’ Awards, recognizing the best and most innovative designs at ICFF 2015, were … Continue reading

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May 06 2016

RIT ID Grads Win Fram Award for Critical Thinking

The Fram Advisory Board has announced that Industrial Design graduate students are winners of the Large Group Award for the 2016 Applied Critical Thinking excellence at Imagine RIT. The exhibit, Your Decisions Make Sustainability Possible, will be held in the … Continue reading

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Apr 28 2016

RIT ID Seniors receive 2016 Legacy Leadership Award

This Monday, four RIT Industrial Design seniors were awarded the Legacy Leadership Award, presented by the Center for Women and Gender and the RIT Leadership Institute and Community Service Center: Holly Leone Veronica Lin Emily Moore Shruti Sharma The Legacy … Continue reading

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Apr 19 2016

Professor Dan Harel Honored for Outstanding Teaching

Dan Harel, Adjunct Professor, Industrial Design was awarded today the Edline M. Chun Award for Outstanding Teaching and Service. The Edline M. Chun Award for Outstanding Teaching is awarded annually to an Adjunct faculty member in the College of Imaging … Continue reading

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Apr 19 2016

Associate Interpreter Jonathan Hopkins Featured in Profile Series

RIT Associate Interpreter Jonathan Hopkins was the subject of a recent profile by RIT ID alumnus Alex Freeman. Jonathan, an avid CIAS and RIT sports fan, has been working at RIT for twenty-eight years. He speaks at length on the … Continue reading

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Apr 19 2016

Associate Professor Mindy Magyar Lectures at Fabrica in Treviso, Italy

RIT ID Assistant Professor Mindy Magyar recently lectured at Fabrica communication research centre in Treviso, Italy. Her talk, Cultural Sustainability by Design, gave insight into her research on the conversation between culture and design. In particular, her work focuses on … Continue reading

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