Category Archives: Competitions

T-minus 2016

T-Minus 151, RIT’s spring semester kickoff design blitz, announced its winners this Saturday with the help of alumnus and sponsor Brett Teper of modko. Over 48 teams competed this year, each composed of one representative from every level of the … Continue reading
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Effective Access Technology Conference and product design competition

The 2015 Innovative Access Technology Product Competition is specifically designed to promote and advance early-stage effective access ideas. This competition is broadly defined in order to include almost all access technology stakeholders: faculty and student researchers; companies; and other individuals … Continue reading
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Unmentionable: Socio-Structural Discrimination of Incontinence; Engendering Dignity by Design

RIT’s Office of Graduate Studies has honored Brendan Gordon, a 2014 graduate of the Industrial Design program, as the first recipient of the Outstanding MFA Thesis Award. His thesis studied the stigma and outpatient treatment of adult urinary incontinence (UI). … Continue reading
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RIT Leadership Awards Winners

Please mark your calendars and join the RIT community as we celebrate RIT’s outstanding Industrial design student leaders, Hennah Abele and Emily Moore at the 2015 RIT Leadership Awards Ceremony on April 22nd. We congratulate Hennah and Emily on their … Continue reading
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Angela Corrado, 2015 RIT IDSA Student Merit Award Winner

Angela Corrado has been selected as the 2014 RIT-IDSA Student Merit Award winner. She will represent RIT at the Northeast District Conference in Boston, April 24-25, 2015. We congratulate Angela on her outstanding achievement and wish her best of luck … Continue reading
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‘Best poster’ at the 2014 Engineering and Product Design Conference

Amos Scully faculty recently received the award for ‘best poster’ at the 2014 Engineering and Product Design Conference this September by the Design Society of the UK. “The E&PDE conference will bring together representatives from education and industry who have … Continue reading
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2015 RIT ID GlassLab Fellowship Award Winner, Timothy Copeland

Congratulations to 2nd year Graduate Student, Timothy Copeland for being this year’s recipient of the CMoG GlassLab Design Fellowship. The GlassLab Design Fellowship provides TImothy with the opportunity to explore glass as a medium for rapid prototyping of ideas and … Continue reading
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The Interview Series: Angela Corrado

Angela Corrado, the brilliant Industrial Design candidate talks to RIT ID blog’s editor about her experiences during her study abroad in Germany and the first prize she won in the ToyDesign2020 competition. RIT ID-Design editor: We would like to know … Continue reading
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T-minus 151

237 students 151 hours 48 teams 1 industry sponsor RIT’s industrial design program successfully completed its second annual T-minus 151 design blitz. Held during the first week of the second semester, 48 student teams comprised of all levels of the … Continue reading
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RIT ID Juniors place at Housewares Design Competition

Brendan Babiarz and Evan Cincotta were awarded 1st and 3rd place, respectively, at the 22nd International Housewares Student Design competition. Brendan’s dog bed “Yawn” which offers a passive way of collecting shedding hair from dogs while they rest in their … Continue reading
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T-Minus 151

Attention ALL RIT ID students, mark your calendars for 9am on January 26th for the kick-off of the second annual T-Minus 151hrs. What is T-Minus, you ask? T-151 is an intensive, one-week project rallying together all students of the RIT … Continue reading
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Metaproject 05 Winners

This past Tuesday, November 18th, Kikkerland and Bed Bath & Beyond joined the RIT Industrial Design department in the University Gallery to announce this year’s Metaproject winners! Barbara Weston, Director of Product Design for Bed Bath & Beyond, Jan van … Continue reading
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ID Senior Angela Corrado Wins First Place in Young Design and Material Contest

Angela Corrado, a senior industrial design student, won first place in the ‘Young Design and Material’ contest. The task was to design “the toy of the future” while keeping in mind sustainability. The contest was sponsored by Spielwarenmesse, an international … Continue reading
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RIT ID Student Wins Digital Rochester Student Achievement Award

The College of Imaging Arts & Sciences 2014 Industrial Design graduate student Melika Alipour Leili, along with Management Information Systems’ 2014 graduate student Kevin Lewis, received the Student Achievement Award in Digital Rochester’s GREAT Awards 2014 on Tuesday for their … Continue reading
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Collab’s 2014 Design Excellence Award: Vitra

Rolf Fehlbaum has built Vitra, the Swiss office furniture company founded by his father in 1950, into one of the most innovative design firms in the world, not only for its products, but for the architecture of its own buildings … Continue reading
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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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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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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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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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Activating the Archive 03: GlassLab and RIT

For Activating the Archive 03, a partnership with the Corning Museum of Glass, first year graduate students designed and developed a product suitable for glass production in consideration of the following context: Drinking vessel. Students utilized glass as a primary … Continue reading
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