Category Archives: Department News

Recap: RIT-ID at ICFF 2013

From May 18-21, RIT-ID was at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), and received rave reviews. Exhibitions and events include, but were not limited to what is described below. Photos from ICFF, and related events, can be seen to the … Continue reading
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ID Studio Clean Up Week

Attention all currently enrolled RIT Industrial Design students. STUDIO CLEAN UP WEEK Begins: Saturday, May 11 Ends: Thursday, May 16 Industrial Design students are responsible for cleaning their desks and community studio spaces at the end of the academic year. … Continue reading
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Packaging Design Class to Present Concepts on May 15

The Packaging design class will be presenting their quarter-long projects on Wednesday, May 15 from 10am-12pm in the Innovation Center. Graphic Design, Industrial Design, and Packaging Science students were placed on interdisciplinary teams to develop concepts that focus on user … Continue reading
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Winter Session 2014 in Dubai

Professor Roberley Bell is working on organizing a winter session trip to Dubai. The trip will serve as field research for a spring class which will be in the same spirit as the Black Traces, a tire project (seen to … Continue reading
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A day in the life at Designweek in Milan – with RIT ID students studying abroad

Professor Owen recently returned from Designweek in Milan, Italy, where he had the opportunity to meet up with RIT ID students, Ramsey Haefner and Richard Wei Luo who are presently studying abroad in Dessau, Germany. Here are some thoughts about … Continue reading
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Department Information: ID Studio Branding

A message from Josh Owen, Associate Professor and Chair of Industrial Design: Over the last few quarters a team of dedicated ID students and faculty have been implementing a new visual branding strategy for the Industrial Design department. The goal … Continue reading
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IDSA Northeast District Conference: Organizational Meeting

There will be an organizational meeting Thursday from 3-4 pm for anyone interested in attending the IDSA Northeast District Conference on April 19-20, in Hartford, CT. Twenty or more RIT students typically attend this conference each year. You do NOT … Continue reading
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Autodesk Visits RIT-ID

Chris Hall, Keqing Song and Colin Smith from Autodesk recently visited our campus to introduce their newest 3D-CAD package Fusion360. Their visit included demos, workshops and meetings with different groups in campus. First year graduate students are currently using Fusion360 … 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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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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Who’s Hot, Who’s Not: The Role of Women in Today’s Male Dominated Industrial Design Field

As a part of the Washington International Design Festival, there was a presentation on, “Who’s Hot, Who’s Not: The Role of Women in Today’s Male Dominated Industrial Design Field” at the Dome Theatre inside Artisphere as a part of, The … Continue reading
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RIT CIAS Student Showcase

Now that we are entering finals week for the Winter quarter, current RIT Industrial Design students should begin to select their best designs to share with the college community and receive well deserved recognition. The CIAS Student Showcase is the … Continue reading
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Updated Alumni Profiles: Design Autopsy

The RIT Industrial Design blog has recently updated the “Alumni Profiles” page with 10 designers who have graduated from the university. These 10 individuals were also featured in last years Design Autopsy exhibit that was held in the Bevier Gallery … Continue reading
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University News: Professor Stan Rickel, Design Difference

Stan Rickel, Associate Professor and Director of RIT’s Industrial Design graduate program was recently featured in the RIT University News for his work on the project “Design Difference“, a collaboration between RIT and ArcWorks DS7 (Daylite Super 7). The team … Continue reading
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Design Milk Designer Dailies Student Edition: Senior Blair Prietz

Earlier today, Senior ID student Blair Prietz was featured on Design Milk’s Designer Dailies Student Edition. The article takes a look at the daily life of Blair, from the time he wakes up to practicing his Sanshin before bed. Congratulations … Continue reading
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First Year Grads to Present on Emergency Healthcare Solutions

The first-year grad students in Industrial Design will present design solutions that they have developed for emergency healthcare in developing countries. We hope you can join us! Date: Monday, February 18 Time: 2:00-5:00pm Place: Room 7A-4621
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Internship Opportunity: Radius Product Development, Boston

Radius Product Innovation and Development is looking to hire an RIT ID student for their 2013 summer internship at their greater Boston office. Thanks to RIT’s prestigious industrial design program, they’re very interested in hiring and an RIT student. Check … Continue reading
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Design Project Management Course with Mechanical Engineering

Current ID students, check out this opportunity to work with Mechanical Engineering BS/MEng students in this Multidisciplinary program. Design Project Management, a course taken by 4th and 5th year Mechanical Engineering BS/MEng students is one avenue of project entry into … 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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