Category Archives: Competitions

Campus Spotlight: Metaproject – Wilsonart Competition

Design experts deliberated over chair prototypes designed by industrial design students as part of a juried competition Feb. 10 in collaboration with Wilsonart International. The students were required to use Wilsonart laminate in their chair designs. Jurors pictured from left … Continue reading
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Student Teams Win American Packaging Corp. and Kraft Design Challenge

Design and packaging students combine distinctive skills to improve product packages Feb. 15, 2011 by Michelle Cometa (RIT University News) Using their combined skills in graphic design, industrial design and packaging science, Rochester Institute of Technology students won top honors … Continue reading
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Wilsonart Challenges: Student Design Competition

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Scott Wilson ’91 designs iPod Watch

From article written by Debra Black (thestar.com): “It didn’t take Scott Wilson long to come up with the idea: an iPod nano wristwatch.  He started working on it almost as soon as Steve Jobs announced the new iPod nano, which … Continue reading
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WE HAVE A WINNER!

Challenged to create a Tabletop Accessory Set, inspired by Alessi and target, eighty four students from nine regional universities responded with intelligent, distinctive, and occsionally whimsical solutions. Jae Ho Seo, a graduate student in the Industrial Design program was the … Continue reading
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Jae Ho Seo, graduate student, awarded "Furniture Design Award for Academic Excellence" at the Danish Institute this summer

This past summer, Jae studied furniture design at the  Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS), affiliated with the University of Copenhagen, and a study abroad program in the College of Imaging Arts & Sciences at RIT.  More than 50 American … Continue reading
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RIT Wins International E-Waste Design Competition

A team of industrial design students won first place and $5,000 in the International E-Waste Design Competition, part of the Sustainable Electronics Initiative at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The contest is designed to prompt the industrialized world to … Continue reading
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IDSA Education Honors Award, 2009

RIT Design Educator and Webster Resident Honored with IDSA Education Honors Award, 2009. Alan Reddig, industrial design lecturer in RIT’s School of Design and a resident of Webster, won the Industrial Designers Society of America Education Honors Award at the … Continue reading
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Premier Award from the IDSA

Dan Bolinski, a fourth-year industrial design student at Rochester Institute of Technology, has won the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) National Student Merit Award, one of only five awarded in the U.S. each year. Bolinski presented his portfolio of … Continue reading
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IDSA National Student Merit Award, 2006

Mark Palmer, a recent graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology’s industrial design program won the Industrial Designers Society of America’s (IDSA) National Student Merit Award at its northeast district conference this spring. Palmer beat out design students from nine other … Continue reading
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