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RIT ID Program Ranked 2nd Best in USA

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Whirlpool designers talk about portfolio development

Wyatt Cline, Category Manager, and Michael Kahwaji, Lead Designer, of Whirlpool’s Global Consumer Design Studio, recently visited RIT. Their talk focused on “Top Ten Topics to Think through Portfolio” as well as an overview of Whirlpool’s design philosophy. The talk … Continue reading
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Wilsonart International celebrated by President Destler

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IBM’s Think Exhibit

ID alums and professor Owen visit IBM’s Think Exhibit opening party and meet event producer Lee Green. Green is an RIT alum who also designed the Rochester City logo, seen below tattooed onto forearm of ID alum Steve Caruso who … Continue reading
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Metaproject 02: CMoG

Developed by RIT associate professor Josh Owen in 2010 as an industrial design course with an industry partnership placing student output into a global venue, “Metaproject” is now running in its second generation. This year, the partnership is with the … Continue reading
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Metaproject 01 @ ICFF profiled on Core77

When I saw the Wilsonart × RIT finalists in their booth at Javits over the past weekend, it didn’t even occur to me that our own Allan Chochinov had been one of the judges for the competition. The brief for the inaugural … Continue reading
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Imagine RIT: Industrial Design booth

At the Imagine RIT Festival on Saturday, May 7, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) stopped by the Industrial Design exhibit booth in Gordon Field House. Schumer is shown here looking over the work of students in Kim Sherman’s spring quarter … Continue reading
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ID Senior Show Friday, May 6th!

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Professor Alex Lobos and ID graduate student, Sandra Turner present at the Niagara University Conference on Teaching and Learning

Class blog: a case study on using collaborative online tools to enhance learning outcomes in inter-disciplinary courses Presentation illustrated how using an online tool such as a blog within an inter-disciplinary course helps to break down the perceived boundaries of … Continue reading
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Industrial Design hosting CEO & Founder of Quirky on Tuesday, February 8th at 2:00pm

Overview of Quirky Overview of Quirky in 50 seconds www.quirky.com
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Industrial Design Video featured in RIT Top Stories!

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School of Design offers students new online global materials library of innovative and sustainable materials!

Attention Industrial and Interior Design Students: The School of Design is pleased to offer you a new resource that will surely add to your ID and Interior Design education here at RIT! Material Connexion is a “global materials consultancy and … Continue reading
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Design on the Rocs

Poster design by RIT student Alex Pytlarz.
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Dr. Clyde Hull to present Innovation Management Program

Dr. Clyde Hull, Program Director and Associate Professor, will present an overview of the Innovation Management Master of Science Program offerred in the Saunder’s School of Business. Date:  Thursday, January 6th at 12:30pm Where:  Industrial Design Studio Information on the … Continue reading
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New Quarterly Must-Read “The Details” by Steve Caruso

Architect Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe is often credited with the phrase “God is in the details.” As a students of design, we are trained to see the built environment for the design decisions that give it form. In this … Continue reading
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ID grad students, Lin & Turner, featured in RIT’s University Magazine

The business idea that Sandra Turner and Shen-Chuang Lin are working on isn’t exactly glamorous. But it could solve a real problem faced by many people.  They’re developing a product for people who perspire excessively.  Options currently on the market … Continue reading
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Students tour KEK Associates

On October 20, twenty-one students in the senior Professional Practice course toured KEK Associates, an industrial design and engineering consulting firm located near the RIT campus. KEK employs several RIT grads from various disciplines, led by President Karl D. Kober … Continue reading
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Sustainability PhD students & seniors from Industrial Design team up in new Sustainable Product Design Course

  Alex Lobos & Dr. Callie Babbitt introduce new class: Sustainable Product Design enables an interdisciplinary collaboration between Sustainability and Industrial Design. Both areas will offer their unique approach while learning and integrating knowledge from each other. Sustainable Product Design … Continue reading
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College of Imaging Arts & Sciences "Faculty Exhibition" opens October 15th

Bevier Gallery at Rochester Institute of Technology will host the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences “Faculty Exhibition”—an annual exhibit showcasing recent work by full and part-time faculty members from RIT’s School of Art, School of Design, School for American … Continue reading
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RIT Publishes New Book on Modernist Designer Alvin Lustig – RIT News

RIT Publishes New Book on Modernist Designer Alvin Lustig – RIT News. From book design, to furniture, to exhibitions, to interiors—everything he (Alvin Lustig) produced had dignity and beauty, and an innate sense of responsibility. -Massimo Vignelli, CEO of Vignelli … Continue reading
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