Category Archives: Competitions

David Strauss takes on the GlassLab Fellowship

This past week recent MFA graduate, David Strauss, took part in the first annual GlassLab Fellowship. GlassLab is a collaboration between the RIT Industrial Design Department and the Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) and provides one student, David, the opportunity … Continue reading
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ICFF: Disrupting Design Competition

If you’re heading to NYC Design Week and ICFF, check out the Disrupting Design Competition that is being held by Fab. Fab.com recently announced a design competition called Disrupting Design wherein young designers can submit a product to Fab and … Continue reading
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RIT/NTID News: Invisible Captioning is the Next Big Idea

This year, four teams of students from Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf worked on the conception, research, design, engineering and marketing on new inventions. They recently presented their Next Big Ideas for part of $10,000 … Continue reading
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Sophomore Studio takes on “UpCycled” Competition

A class of sophomore Industrial Design majors at RIT have been working on a design project this quarter which utilized the Wallace Center-sponsored “UpCycled” competition. The Wallace Center is our library. The project required the use of discarded library books … Continue reading
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Grad Students Present at NYSP21 Competition

Cong Yao and JongSoo Gang, 2nd-year industrial design students, were finalists at the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute R&D Student Competition sponsored by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Cong and JongSoo traveled to Albany NY where … Continue reading
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Anthenaeum Article: College Collaboration Yields Impressive Packaging

In this weeks RIT Anthenaeum, Michelle Cometa wrote an article on last year’s Packaging Design Course, College Collaboration Yields Impressive Packaging. The course includes students from Industrial Design, Graphic Design, and Packaging Sciences departments, the students are placed into teams … Continue reading
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Juxtaposed: An Interactive Photo and Design Contest

To coincide with The Next Wave exhibition and using the iconic piece “Juxtaposed: Power” by Mike and Maaike as inspiration, contest participants are invited to photograph two seemingly disparate yet relatable industrial design objects (a lawn mower cutting your shag … Continue reading
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RIT Student Innovation Challenge Grant Program

The RIT Student Innovation Grant Program is designed to assist students and student teams in advancing innovation-related projects with small seed grants. Some of these projects may be invention-oriented, some may develop unique products/services, and others may provide socially-oriented services. … Continue reading
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2013 RIT ID GlassLab Fellowship Award Winner, David Strauss

Congratulations to graduating Graduate Student, David Strauss, on being awarded the first annual GlassLab Fellowship! The GlassLab Design Fellowship provides David with the opportunity to explore glass as a medium for rapid prototyping of ideas and participate in a two-day … Continue reading
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2013 RIT IDSA Student Merit Award Winner, Nick Colville

The winner of the 2013 IDSA Student Merit Award at RIT is Nick Colville. Congratulations to Nick, and to all the nominees, for their fine presentations. Special thanks to the jury of design professionals for their support of the program’s … Continue reading
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RIT ID GlassLab Design Fellowship Award

Immediately prior to the Design Conversations lecture with August de los Reyes on Monday, March 18th, at 4:45pm, an announcement of the RIT ID student recipient for the first GlassLab Fellowship will be made. You could be the winner, so … Continue reading
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IDSA Student Merit Award Nominees

Six senior students in RIT’s Industrial Design Program have been nominated by the faculty as candidates for RIT’s IDSA Student Merit Award for the 2013 IDSA Student Merit Award. The following students will present their work to a jury of … Continue reading
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APEV has started “EV Super Micro Mobile Design Contest”

The Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles (APEV) of Japan has started a worldwide design competition, EV Super Micro Mobile Design. The contest aims to gather, screen & release 3D designs of an EV SMM body which meet the … Continue reading
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2013 RIT Shark Tank Winner: Turas

RIT Industrial Design students Angela Corrado and Alex Dupont along with teammates Jared Rube and Steven Asselanis were selected this past Wednesday as 1st place winners in the 2013 RIT Shark Tank Competition, sponsored by the Saunders College. The students … Continue reading
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RIT Outstanding Teaching Award: Alan Reddig

The RIT Industrial Design department salutes Senior Lecturer Alan Reddig, for being selected to receive the 2012-2013 Outstanding Teaching Award for Non-Tenure-Track Faculty. The Outstanding Teaching Award for Non-Tenure-Track Faculty recognizes excellence in teaching by non-tenure-track teaching faculty at RIT … Continue reading
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Upcycled Furniture Competition

Contest description: Design furniture using old library books and journals and other recycled materials. All entries will be displayed and voted on at ImagineRIT on Saturday, May 4 Info session: Thursday, March 7, 4-6 PM in the Idea Factory Entries … Continue reading
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Gel 2013 Conference: Student Design Challenge

The Gel 2013 Conference takes place this spring in New York City and runs from April 17th – 19th. Gel is a 10-year-old conference for leaders, designers, and thinkers who care about creating a good experience – in art, business, … Continue reading
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Metaproject 03: Winners and Runners-up

The Metaproject 03 Student Design Competition event was held this past Thursday, February 8th in the Center for Student Innovation at RIT. Each student presented their concepts for a universal toy to AREAWARE, world-renowned avant-garde accessories manufacturer. Each student was … Continue reading
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Department Funded IDSA IDEA 2013 Competition Entries

Congratulations to the following designers, who have been selected by the ID faculty to be fully funded entries into the IDSA IDEA 2013 competition. Mosquito Repeller: Danwei Ye, Yu Liu, Yakun Zhang (CGD) Certain Spice: Alex Bennett XO Tape Dispenser: … Continue reading
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Dell Social Innovation Challenge: Imagine Soap

The Dell Social Innovation Challenge identifies and supports promising young social innovators who dedicate themselves to solving the world’s most pressing problems with their transformative ideas. The challenge provides university students with world-class teaching and training, as well as with … Continue reading
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