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Feb 09 2016

T-minus 2016

T-Minus 151, RIT’s spring semester kickoff design blitz, announced its winners this Saturday with the help of alumnus and sponsor Brett Teper of modko. Over 48 teams competed this year, each composed of one representative from every level of the … Continue reading

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Jan 20 2016

Professor Alex Lobos is going to give lectures and workshops in Italy

Alex Lobos will visit Fabrica Design Center in Treviso and University of Ferrara in January 2016 to present lectures on emotional design and sustainability. At Ferrara he will also direct a two-day workshop on user-centered design. These activities are part … Continue reading

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Art Basel & Design Miami

Dec 01 2015

Nicole Nadeau: Art Basel & Design Miami

Nicole Nadeau, RIT Industrial design graduate in 2005 is going to exhibit some new art objects with her collective, KNS in Art Basel & Design Miami this week. She also will be co- hosting a Panel “Design: Breaking Boundaries” with … Continue reading

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Nov 25 2015

ATOSSA 3D Printed Footwear

Behrad Ghodsi, a 2015 graduate of the Industrial Design program proposed Atossa 3D print shoes for his graduation thesis at RIT.Atossa started as the idea for redesigning industrial and social systems that deliver the products to us. The designer thought of … Continue reading

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Effective Access Technology Conference and product design competition

Nov 14 2015

Effective Access Technology Conference and product design competition

The 2015 Innovative Access Technology Product Competition is specifically designed to promote and advance early-stage effective access ideas. This competition is broadly defined in order to include almost all access technology stakeholders: faculty and student researchers; companies; and other individuals … Continue reading

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Nov 14 2015

AUTODESK: Fusion 360

Two events are going to take place at RIT related to Autodesk Fusion 360 with the contributions of Professor Alex Lobos and Fusion 360 Product Manager Colin Smith. Join us and learn more about Fusion 360.

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Marissa Tirone2

Nov 13 2015

Marissa Tirone : Reimagining the design of a city

Professor Marissa Tirone’s work will be featured in the Amid/In Western New York exhibition series at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center in Buffalo. The exhibited piece is part of a larger study on reimagining the design of a city and it’s … Continue reading

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Nov 11 2015

Unmentionable: Socio-Structural Discrimination of Incontinence; Engendering Dignity by Design

RIT’s Office of Graduate Studies has honored Brendan Gordon, a 2014 graduate of the Industrial Design program, as the first recipient of the Outstanding MFA Thesis Award. His thesis studied the stigma and outpatient treatment of adult urinary incontinence (UI). … Continue reading

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Michael Kelly

Nov 10 2015

The Interview Series: Michael Kelly

Michael Kelly, talks to RIT ID blog’s editor about Socioemotional Design. RIT ID-Design editor: We would like to know a little more about you.Why did you decide to come to RIT for graduate studies? Michael Kelly: I grew up in … Continue reading

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Oct 09 2015


RIT’s Industrial Design students and faculty participated in IdeaLab which took place on campus, on October 3rd and 4th. The RIT IdeaLab mixes multidisciplinary student teams, coaches, and industry sponsors to identify and solve real world problems. This year, six … Continue reading

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