Category Archives: Competitions

RIT ID Alum Hong Ying Guo Wins A’ Design Award

Former Industrial Design graduate student Hong Ying Guo has won the A’ Design Award in the Medical Devices category for his EpiShell Epinephrine Injector design, as well as an A’ Design Award in the Furniture Design category for his “Pillow … Continue reading
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Imagine Soap Team Takes First Place in State Business Plan Competition

RIT’s Imagine Soap team won first place in the New York Business Plan Competition in Albany. Imagine Soap, led by Brendan Gordon, an MFA student in Industrial Design from New Orleans, with teammates Jonathan Morris-Eppolito, an MBA student from Skaneateles, … Continue reading
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Activating the Archive 03: Corning Museum of Glass

For Activating the Archive 03, first year graduate students designed and developed a product suitable for glass production in consideration of the following context: Drinking vessel. Students will utilize glass as a primary material to explore this condition. Guest lecturers … Continue reading
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Imagine Soap on RIT University News

Three RIT student teams are headed to compete in the statewide finals of the New York Business Plan Competition in Albany, April 25. One of the RIT competing teams who will pitch their ideas is Imagine Soap, part of the … Continue reading
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Reconnect Rochester: Bus Shelter Reuse Contest

By this time next year, Rochester’s cool retro-style bus shelters could be history. When the RTS Transit Center opens in November, RTS buses that currently wait for passengers along Main Street will instead turn into the new facility on Mortimer … Continue reading
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2014 RIT IDSA Student Merit Award Winner, Alexander Bennett

It is our pleasure to announce Alex Bennett as the 2014 RIT-IDSA Student Merit Award winner. Alex will represent RIT at the Northeast District Conference in NYC, May 15, 2014. We wish Alex the best of luck in New York! … Continue reading
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RIT ID Alumni Spencer Trafton Wins 2014 Red Dot Design Award

Spencer Trafton, 2010 RIT ID graduate, has been working at Brookstone since December 2012. The first product that he designed for Brookstone, a wine aerator, was given a Red Dot Design Award for 2014. Spencer was also involved in the … Continue reading
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2014 IDSA Student Merit Award Nominees

The Industrial Design faculty is pleased to announce the nominees for the 2014 IDSA Student Merit Award: -Melika Alipour Leili -Alexander Bennett -David Engell -Rebecca Freund -Wei Richard Luo -Kyra Wilson-Houck These students will present their work to the RIT … Continue reading
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2014 World Sneaker Championship

Four Week Class: May 27-June 20, 2014 Contest Deadline: March 30, 2014 As the first footwear-focused design master class in North America, PENSOLE works closely with the top footwear companies and design schools globally to select students to provide a … Continue reading
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T-Minus 151

T-Minus 151 is an intensive, one-week project rallying together all students of the RIT Industrial Design department. Working with an all-consuming deadline, this project dedicates students to mixed-year teams devoting their entire course load within the major to a single … Continue reading
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Housewares International Design Competition: 3rd place and honorable mention goes to RIT-ID Juniors

Congratulations to Audrey Kirk and Beatriz Alvarez for placing among the top projects in the 2014 edition of the International Housewares Student Design competition. Audrey’s contemporary corn broom, Maize, took 3rd place, which includes $1000 and a trip to Chicago … Continue reading
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Metaproject 04: Winner and Runners-Up

The Metaproject 04 Student Design Competition event was held this past Wednesday, December 18 in the Simone Center for Student Innovation at RIT. Each student presented their concept, which addressed relationships in the workplace to project sponsor, Herman Miller. The … Continue reading
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Metaproject 04 Competition Invitation

Please join the senior students of industrial design, Metaproject 04, in the fourth annual student design competition. December 18th, 2013 Simone Center for Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship, RIT 9am – 10am Students present concepts, 2 min each, open to public … Continue reading
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2013 RIT Tiger Tank Winner: StaxPax

For the third year in a row, an Industrial Design student has proudly won RIT’s Tiger Tank, previously known as RIT’s Shark Tank. RIT Industrial Design student Gino Santaguida was selected last week as first place winner in the 2013 … Continue reading
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2013 International Sustainable Electronics Competition

The 2013 International Sustainable Electronics Competition is currently underway. “Participants are asked to explore solutions to remediate the existing e-waste problem, prevent e-waste generation in the future, and foster a more sustainable system for electronic device development, use, and management.” … Continue reading
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Collab 2013 Student Design Competition

Table It Collab, Philadelphia Museum of Art 2013 Student Design Competition The 2013 Collab Student Design Competition will be held on Monday, November 18th. This annual event is held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and provides a unique opportunity … Continue reading
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Records for Life: A Design Contest that can Save Lives

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has launched a contest to redesign the child health record. The Gates Foundation is seeking creative individuals or teams to re-examine the current child health record and design new ways to accurately track vaccine … Continue reading
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Congrats to IDEA 2013 Bronze Award Winners

Congratulations to IDEA 2013 Bronze Award Winners, and RIT ID Graduate Students, Xiaoxiao Pu, Zimo Pan and Lei Hong! Their product, Mua-Mi is a breast pump that provides an easy, convenient and comfortable way to pump milk. It features a … Continue reading
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Samsung Design Contest

Samsung’s Strategy and Innovation Center is hosting a project to organize a design/business plan contest for Samsung’s flexible display technology. Samsung wanted to reach out to the top industrial design schools in the U.S., which of course includes CIAS at … 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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