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Myerson to discuss social challenges in ageing, health and work through design research

Don’t miss the lecture this Wednesday at noon in 70-1400 (Golisano College of Computer Science) from Jeremy Myerson, Director and Helen Hamlyn Professor of Design, Helen Hamlyn Centre, Royal College of Art in London “The Lives of Others: Addressing social … Continue reading
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Sustainability PhD students & seniors from Industrial Design team up in new Sustainable Product Design Course

  Alex Lobos & Dr. Callie Babbitt introduce new class: Sustainable Product Design enables an interdisciplinary collaboration between Sustainability and Industrial Design. Both areas will offer their unique approach while learning and integrating knowledge from each other. Sustainable Product Design … Continue reading
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College of Imaging Arts & Sciences "Faculty Exhibition" opens October 15th

Bevier Gallery at Rochester Institute of Technology will host the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences “Faculty Exhibition”—an annual exhibit showcasing recent work by full and part-time faculty members from RIT’s School of Art, School of Design, School for American … Continue reading
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Wendell Castle, Josh Owen, John Eades & Rob Englert to speak on panel session at the RIT Entrepreneur Conference

[slideshow] Friday, October 15, 2010 Hosted by the E. Philip Saunders College of Business, this conference is designed to promote entrepreneurial knowledge and activities within the RIT community and the Greater Rochester Region.  This year’s conference focuses on sustainability and … Continue reading
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Xanthe Matychak's (MFA Industrial Design '07) "Clean Dish Soap" published in Exploring Materials

Xanthe Matychak’s sustainable design “Clean Dish Soap” is featured in Exploring Materials, a recent publication from Princeton Architectural Press. The book is co-edited by Ellen Lupton, curator of contemporary design at Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York City.  … Continue reading
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Ming Hsuan Chiang, graduate student, designs new amusement park ride

Ming Hsuan Chiang (Tony), a graduate student in RIT’s industrial design program, has built an 18-foot long rotatable seesaw for his thesis project. Chiang has been working for the past two months with Dean Shorey, an engineer at Seabreeze Amusement … Continue reading
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RIT Publishes New Book on Modernist Designer Alvin Lustig – RIT News

RIT Publishes New Book on Modernist Designer Alvin Lustig – RIT News. From book design, to furniture, to exhibitions, to interiors—everything he (Alvin Lustig) produced had dignity and beauty, and an innate sense of responsibility. -Massimo Vignelli, CEO of Vignelli … Continue reading
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Grand opening and dedication of Vignelli Center for Design Studies

Design is One:  Lella and Massimo Vignelli Video – (designobserver.com) more on the opening To learn more about the Vignellis and their international achievements, visit www.vignelli.com
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Wilsonart teaches class how to apply laminate

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New ID Student Group Kicks-off year with party

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RIT Wins International E-Waste Design Competition

A team of industrial design students won first place and $5,000 in the International E-Waste Design Competition, part of the Sustainable Electronics Initiative at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The contest is designed to prompt the industrialized world to … Continue reading
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Michael Miller featured in new ID video

Industrial Design at RIT with Michael J. Miller from Michael J. Miller on Vimeo.
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Xanthe Matychak, featured in new Ellen Upton Book

Xanthe Matychak’s sustainable design “Clean Dish Soap” is featured in Exploring Materials, a recent publication from Princeton Architectural Press. The book is co-edited by Ellen Lupton, curator of contemporary design at Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York City. Matychak … Continue reading
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IDSA Education Honors Award, 2009

RIT Design Educator and Webster Resident Honored with IDSA Education Honors Award, 2009. Alan Reddig, industrial design lecturer in RIT’s School of Design and a resident of Webster, won the Industrial Designers Society of America Education Honors Award at the … Continue reading
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Premier Award from the IDSA

Dan Bolinski, a fourth-year industrial design student at Rochester Institute of Technology, has won the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) National Student Merit Award, one of only five awarded in the U.S. each year. Bolinski presented his portfolio of … Continue reading
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IDSA National Student Merit Award, 2006

Mark Palmer, a recent graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology’s industrial design program won the Industrial Designers Society of America’s (IDSA) National Student Merit Award at its northeast district conference this spring. Palmer beat out design students from nine other … Continue reading
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