From May 8 to 19, RIT Industrial Design was well represented at New York Design Week 2015. Below are a few of the highlights.
Metaproject 05 booth at ICFF, Javits Center
This selection of projects is a representational portfolio of the work of twenty senior-level undergraduate Industrial Design students. The students were briefed to address the factors and challenges associated with storage solutions for home and dorm room organization including closet, desk, shelving, over the door, under the bed, and jewelry applications.The course was taught by Professor Josh Owen with Teaching Assistant Tim Bromm.
RIT Alumni and Friends Party at Lazzoni
The event was co-hosted by RIT Development and Alumni Relations with RIT ID Alumni Efe Kababulut ’09, Lazzoni Owner & US Director, in the Lazzoni showroom. This event celebrated RIT Industrial Design students, alumni, and friends who were participating and visiting in New York Design Week.
Gallery Crawl with Wendell Castle
On Saturday, May 16 RIT students met Wendell Castle to lead them on a gallery crawl through New York’s SoHo and Chelsea neighborhoods. The galleries included were Friedman Benda, Sebastian + Barquet Showroom , Todd Merrill Antiques, and R20th Century. Special thanks to Wendell Castle for taking the students on this walk!
Guest speaker at Wanted Design Brooklyn
RIT’s own Josh Owen discussing Activating the Vignelli Archives