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Apr 13 2014

RIT ID Alumni Spencer Trafton Wins 2014 Red Dot Design Award

Spencer Trafton, 2010 RIT ID graduate, has been working at Brookstone since December 2012. The first product that he designed for Brookstone, a wine aerator, was given a Red Dot Design Award for 2014. Spencer was also involved in the … Continue reading

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Apr 12 2014

RIT ID Alum, Scott Wilson, Donates to Vignelli Design Center

The Project That Kickstarted Kickstarter Raising nearly $200,000 within 72 hours on Kickstarter in 2010 and going on to gross nearly $1 million in 30 days, Scott Wilson’s TikTok + LunaTik kits for iPod Nano- milestone products in the success … Continue reading

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Apr 10 2014

Wendell Castle Receives Visionary Award

RIT Artist in Residence, and father of the art furniture movement, Wendell Castle recently received the first Visionary Award from the 2014 Smithsonian Craft Festival. Castle shares this honor with RIT’s other Artist in Residence, Albert Paley. The Visionary Award … Continue reading

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Apr 09 2014

Research, Scholarship, and Creativity in CIAS: An Exhibition and Symposium

The mission of the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences is to inspire, innovate, and educate in fields where creativity and technology converge. Research, Scholarship, and Creativity in CIAS is a symposium and exhibition that showcases rigorous and creative research … Continue reading

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Apr 09 2014

TEDxFulbright Conference in Washington, D.C.

April 5th marked the first time a TEDxFulbright conference was held in the US. Licensed by TED to highlight the vision of the Fulbright Program for international understanding and proactive community engagement, TEDxFulbright was a one-day interdisciplinary conference for Fulbright … Continue reading

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Apr 07 2014

Professor Lobos Teaches Workshop in Peru

Professor Alex Lobos recently ran a one-week workshop on Emotional Design at Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru (PUCP), in Lima. The workshop gathered 95 students from 3rd, 4th and 5th years at PUCP’s industrial design department. The week included keynote … Continue reading

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Apr 06 2014

Fast Company’s 2014 Innovation By Design Awards

Fast Company‘s 3rd Annual Innovation By Design Awards are a great opportunity for students to be recognized for outstanding work. This year’s 10 categories include: Students, Apps, Data Visualization, Experimental, Graphic, Products, Social Good, Spaces, Health, and Experience. Entries are … Continue reading

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Apr 06 2014

Melissa Moukperian: Guest Lecturer on April 15th

Melissa Moukperian, from Cornell University’s Fiber Science and Apparel Design Department, will be speaking about anthropometrics & functional apparel design in Kim Sherman’s class on April 15th. Melissa will talk specifically about a few projects that she has been involved … Continue reading

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Apr 06 2014

2014 IDSA Student Merit Award Nominees

The Industrial Design faculty is pleased to announce the nominees for the 2014 IDSA Student Merit Award: -Melika Alipour Leili -Alexander Bennett -David Engell -Rebecca Freund -Wei Richard Luo -Kyra Wilson-Houck These students will present their work to the RIT … Continue reading

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Mar 28 2014

Professor Owen Invited to Participate in Symposium at Rhode Island School of Design

Last week the Furniture Design department hosted Material Lessons, a two-day symposium exploring the importance of materials research and knowledge in the practice of art and design. On Thursday, March 20, Department Head John Dunnigan MFA 80 ID welcomed students, … Continue reading

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