Category Archives: Alumni News

New Shop One² Display for the Magic Center

A display has been curated for The Magic Center using work from Shop One². In the prominent display case, work by Industrial Designer Professors Stan Rickel and Josh Owen, are seen along side ID Alumni work by Casey Schneiderman and … Continue reading
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Design Autopsy Recap

On Friday, October 11, RIT ID opened its second annual Industrial Design Alumni Show, Design Autopsy. The party took place in our fourth floor studio space where crowds of students, faculty, alumni, and program supporters enjoyed great conversation and some … Continue reading
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In Retrospect: A New Exhibition Featuring Two ID Alumni

In Retrospect: Selected Works from the Art Collection at the RIT Libraries 1972–2009 September 23-November 10, 2013 Bevier Gallery An exhibition of alumni works acquired through the library’s purchase prize program, since 1972. Selections include paintings, sculpture, prints of all … Continue reading
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NYFU – New York Functional Furniture on Kickstarter

RIT-ID, and Design Autopsy, Alum Efecan Kababulut has launched a Kickstarter campaign for New York Functional Furniture (NYFU). They believe that urban living should be easier, and that together we can make it happen. To support this Kickstarter campaign click … Continue reading
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Herman Miller: Lifework Blog Features RIT ID Alum Blair Prietz

RIT ID and Metaproject03 Alum, Blair Prietz, was recently featured in Herman Miller’s Lifework Blog. Prietz, who recently accepted a position for Areaware, was interviewed by Jamie Latendresse as part of a regular “Playlist” blog series. Be sure to check … Continue reading
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RIT ID Alum Dan Ipp Celebrated in the Core77 International Design Awards

RIT ID Alum, Dan Ipp, was recently celebrated in the Core77 International Design Awards as a Student Runner Up in the Furniture and Lighting category. Ipp’s piece, Illuminated Side Table, is made entirely of glass. The table is comprised of … Continue reading
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Peppermint Origins: Sewn Seeds

Peppermint Origins is a runway show dedicated to showcasing the work of three independent designers in the Rochester area entitled Sewn Seeds. Conceived and organized by RIT-ID Alumna, Tanvi Asher (founder and designer of Peppermint), the show will be more … Continue reading
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Alumna Manasi Manjrekar is Making Headlines in Mumbai

RIT ID Alumna, Manasi Manjrekar, was recently featured in the magazine Architecture and Interior Design by ITP publishing. The magazine featured the top 50 Gen Next Architects and Designers of India, which included Manasi (youngest) for 2013. The article describes … Continue reading
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Alumna Pattie Moore, Visits RIT-ID

Patricia Moore is an alumna of the Industrial Design department of RIT and was featured in our alumni show, Design Autopsy, this past fall. Pattie is an internationally renowned gerontologist and designer, serving as a leading authority on consumer lifespan … Continue reading
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Pattie Moore Talks with the Next Generation of Female Industrial Designers

Pattie Moore, is an RIT Industrial Design Alum, a gerontologist and author. She’s been hailed as one of the “40 Most Socially Conscious Designers”, one of the “100 Most Important Women in America”, and according to ABC World News, she’s … Continue reading
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University News: Collaboration Spawns Sustainable Business Venture

Industrial design alumni work with entrepreneur to design innovative laundry cleaner, PureCap. When recent Industrial Design graduates Katherine Sears and Dom Colaprete were approached last year by a Rochester-area entrepreneur, Laura Weller-Brophy, with an idea for their senior project, they … Continue reading
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Alumni Profile: Cristian Wicha

Cristian Wicha graduated from RIT with his MFA in Industrial Design, with a focus in furniture and a minor in Woodworking, in 1996. He is an award-winning industrial and furniture designer, who takes his life experiences and applies them to … Continue reading
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Updated Alumni Profiles: Design Autopsy

The RIT Industrial Design blog has recently updated the “Alumni Profiles” page with 10 designers who have graduated from the university. These 10 individuals were also featured in last years Design Autopsy exhibit that was held in the Bevier Gallery … Continue reading
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Shop One²: RIT Industrial Design

Shop One² is a fine art and craft gallery representing RIT affiliated artists including alumni, faculty and students. Located on the RIT campus in Global Village, Shop One² is a unique destination to find original art including paintings, prints, photography, … Continue reading
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Jung Tak Designs TwoHands

Jung Tak, a 2005 graduate of RIT’s Industrial Design graduate program, has designed many award-winning products, including an IDEA Silver award for OLPC (One Laptop Per Child), an IDSA Design of the Decade Bronze award, 2010, and is currently serving … Continue reading
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RAM Celebrates Their 7th Anniversary

RIT Alum, Rob Englert, founded RAM Industrial Design Inc. in 2005; RAM is an award winning industrial design firm located in Upstate New York. Rob and his Maxi-Cosi were recently featured in the RIT ID Alumni show, Design Autopsy. RAM … Continue reading
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Metaproject02 Winners Featured on CMOG GlassLab Blog

This past summer, Metaproject02 winners, Dan Ipp and Tom Zogas, participated in the GlassLab at the Corning Museum of Glass. The CMOG recently uploaded a video of Dan and Tom during their time at the GlassLab. Dan and Tom were … Continue reading
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Alumni Opens New Store in Mumbai

In May 2012, alumna Manasi Manjrekar (Industrial Design ’10), opened her own retail outlet, called Confluence Elite—The Concept Store, in the Santacruz section of Mumbai. “The 2,500 sq.ft. Concept Store, is the first of its kind in the suburbs of … Continue reading
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DMB: Street Seats Design Challenge

Design Museum Boston invites individuals and groups from around the world to design an iconic bench or ‘street seat’ for the Fort Point Channel in South Boston’s up and coming Innovation District. The Street Seats Design Challenge provides you with … Continue reading
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MORE/REAL Stylus Cap

Don Lehman, an RIT ID Alum and founder of More/Real, has recently unveiled his latest product, the Stylus Cap. The Stylus Cap is fully manufactured in Rochester, including the packaging. Don set out to create a smart, sustainable product that … Continue reading
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