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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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Jul 10 2014

RIT ID Alum Cristian Wicha Participates in Design@+ Exhibition Show

RIT ID Alum Cristian Wicha is currently participating in the Design@+ Exhibition Show. In Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Sister Cities Relations between the District of Columbia and Beijing, China, ‘Design@+’ aims to bridge the creative conversation between … Continue reading

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Jul 10 2014

Adidas Offers Three Week Design Master Class

ADIDAS, in partnership with Pensole Footwear Design Academy, is pleased to announce the launch of ADIDAS EARN YOUR STRIPES by PENSOLE- a hands-on, 3-week intensive Footwear Design, Color/Material Design, and Digital Design Master Class, created to introduce aspiring designers to … Continue reading

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Jun 18 2014

White House Maker Faire

Professor Jesse Harrington visited Washington, DC to attend the White House’s first ever Maker Faire on June 18th. It was a celebration of all the hard work that many designers have put in over the past five years to democratize … Continue reading

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Jun 09 2014

Bridget Sheehan takes on the GlassLab Fellowship

This past week recent MFA graduate, Bridget Sheehan, took part in the second annual GlassLab Fellowship. GlassLab is a collaboration between the RIT Industrial Design Department and the Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) and provides one student, Bridget, the opportunity … Continue reading

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Jun 09 2014

Recap: RIT ID at New York Design Week 2014

From May 17 to 22, RIT Industrial Design was well represented at New York Design Week 2014. Below are a few of the highlights. Metaproject 04 booth at ICFF, Javits Center This selection of projects is a representational portfolio of … Continue reading

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Jun 03 2014

Strong Arm Wins the New York Design Awards

New York Design Awards is a prestigious award given to the best design teams individually selected by a rigorous design panel. The StrongArm Team has won the Product Design category for the StrongArm Ergoskeleton. The team is incredibly happy and … Continue reading

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May 12 2014

Access Technology IdeaLab@RIT

IdeaLab@RIT sparks innovative solutions for individuals with disabilities. The Access Technology IdeaLab@RIT is a brainstorming marathon—run on sheer adrenalin. The most recent one held the last weekend of April was no exception. Several teams of RIT students and their coaches … Continue reading

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