Category Archives: Competitions

Student Design Competition: 48 Hour Re-Pack

48 Hour Re-Pack is an annual student packaging design competition. “…the 2013 “48 Hour Re-Pack” Student Packaging Design Competition encourages creative problem-solving and “smart design” for packaging of everyday products. Design improvements can be applied to any package or a … Continue reading
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Metaproject 03 – Competition Invitation

Please join the senior students of industrial design, Metaproject 03, in the third annual student design competition. February 7th, 2013 Center for Student Innovation, RIT 9am – 10am Students present concepts, 2 min each, open to public 10am – 12:30pm … Continue reading
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IDSA IDEA 2013 Competition: Department Funding

Currently enrolled Industrial Design Students! The ID Department is willing to fund up to 6 entries to the IDSA IDEA 2013 competition. The ID faculty will select the entries to be 100% funded. All you have to do is register … Continue reading
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Alex Bennett’s CertainSpice to be Shown at International Housewares Show

Alex Bennett, an ID Junior, received an honorable mention at the Housewares Student Design Competition 2013. His project CertainSpice, addresses proper spices dispensing for people with low vision, stood out at the judging event out of over 250 entries from … Continue reading
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Core77 Design Awards ’13 Call For Entries

Recognizing excellence in all areas of design enterprise, the Core77 Design Awards celebrates the richness of the design profession and its practitioners. Currently 17 categories of entry are available, providing designers, researchers and writers a unique opportunity to communicate the … Continue reading
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IDSA: IDEA ’13 Call For Entries

This is an open call for student entries to the 33rd annual IDSA IDEA (International Design Excellence Awards). The 2013 IDEA is the premier international competition recognizing and promoting design excellence across a number of industries and disciplines. Each year … Continue reading
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DesignSense Challenge Competition

Easter Seals Southwest Florida announces the opening of the 3rd Annual DesignSense Challenge Competition to entrants. This year, designers locally and from around the world are invited to develop a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics)-focused learning toy/tool for children … Continue reading
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2012 GOOD DESIGN Award: Josh Owen

Congratulations to Josh Owen, Associate Professor and Department Chair of Industrial Design, who has won a 2012 GOOD DESIGN Award for his work on the WC Line for Kontextur. Owen’s products were recognized in this years BATH AND ACCESSORIES category. … Continue reading
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NYSP2I R&D: 2nd Annual Student Competition Award

Congratulations to ID Graduate students Cong Yao and JongSoo Gang, who were awarded $2000 in the NYS Pollution Prevention Institute 2nd Annual Student Competition. They are working on a project led by Assistant Professor Alex Lobos, that is looking to … Continue reading
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Design for (Your) Product Lifetime Student Challenge: 1st Place Goes To RIT Students

Congratulations to RIT students Gabriel Nicasio, Praneeth Pulusani and John Zakrzewski, the 1st place winners of the Design for (Your) Product Lifetime Student Challenge presented by Autodesk. Their design for “The Easy Access Computer Monitor”, was one of two first … Continue reading
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The Washington DC International Design Festival

Apartment Zero and Artisphere present The Washington DC International Design Festival: a 3 month-long series of industrial design exhibitions, films, public programs, video and new media premiering February 21 – May 19, 2013. This exciting series of events explores innovation … Continue reading
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RIT School of Design Ranked #11 in the World

Business Insider recently conducted a survey of art directors and product designers to come up with the top design schools in the world. The results of the survey lead to The World’s 25 Best Design Schools, which ranked RIT’s School … Continue reading
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IDSA Student Chapter Recognition: Thought@Work

The IDSA has highlighted RIT as the student chapter of the month for November. This prestigious selection was due in part to the hard work and success of the Thought @ Work student conference that took place in October. Aaron … Continue reading
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Design the Ultimate Office Cube

HP and Microsoft are inviting you to transform the old style workplace of the past, to the ULTIMATE Office Cube of the future. What would YOUR ultimate office look like? Show off your skills by submitting your best ergonomic and … 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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Instructables Design Competition

The Instructables Design Competition is open to everyone who makes something that can be reasonably described as “art” or “design.” If you’ve created something for a course, a client, or just for fun, show Instructables what you did and how … Continue reading
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Strong Arm Wins Again

ID Senior, Sean Petterson, and his business partner, Justin Hillery, are continuing to win awards for the Strong Arm Lifting System. The duo were among the top four at the MassChallenge entrepreneurship competition, and received a $100,000.00 Diamond Prize. Their … Continue reading
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Scott Wilson receives a National Design Award

Scott Wilson, class of ’91, the founder and principal of Chicago-based design firm MNML, has a portfolio that reflects the zenith of American design. This is confirmed by the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, which recently bestowed upon Wilson a … Continue reading
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Core77’s Design For (Your) Product Lifetime Student Challenge

An exciting student design challenge is currently taking place. Core77’s Design For (Your) Product Lifetime Student Challenge. Develop a compelling new “smart” product that is repairable and designed to last and you could win up to $2,500 USD in prizes! … Continue reading
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C7712DA: RIT Student Recognition

Several RIT Industrial Design students have received recognition from the Core77 2012 Design Awards. C7712DA recognizes excellence in all areas of design enterprise, celebrates the richness of the design profession and the brilliance of its practitioners. RIT MFA Graduate, Sandra … Continue reading
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