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T-minus 2016

T-Minus 151, RIT’s spring semester kickoff design blitz, announced its winners this Saturday with the help of alumnus and sponsor Brett Teper of modko. Over 48 teams competed this year, each composed of one representative from every level of the … Continue reading
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Nicole Nadeau: Art Basel & Design Miami

Nicole Nadeau, RIT Industrial design graduate in 2005 is going to exhibit some new art objects with her collective, KNS in Art Basel & Design Miami this week. She also will be co- hosting a Panel “Design: Breaking Boundaries” with … Continue reading
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Effective Access Technology Conference and product design competition

The 2015 Innovative Access Technology Product Competition is specifically designed to promote and advance early-stage effective access ideas. This competition is broadly defined in order to include almost all access technology stakeholders: faculty and student researchers; companies; and other individuals … Continue reading
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AUTODESK: Fusion 360

Two events are going to take place at RIT related to Autodesk Fusion 360 with the contributions of Professor Alex Lobos and Fusion 360 Product Manager Colin Smith. Join us and learn more about Fusion 360.
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Marissa Tirone : Reimagining the design of a city

Professor Marissa Tirone’s work will be featured in the Amid/In Western New York exhibition series at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center in Buffalo. The exhibited piece is part of a larger study on reimagining the design of a city and it’s … Continue reading
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Show at Geisel Gallery

Graham Carson, an RIT lecturer in industrial design, runs his own metals studio focusing on both bladesmithing and traditional Japanese metalworking techniques, metal restoration and toolmaking. He is also a woodworker and painter. He will have a show featuring a … Continue reading
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RECAP: RIT ID at New York Design Week 2015

From May 8 to 19, RIT Industrial Design was well represented at New York Design Week 2015. Below are a few of the highlights. Metaproject 05 booth at ICFF, Javits Center This selection of projects is a representational portfolio of … Continue reading
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Milan Design Week 2015

RIT Industrial design chair Josh Owen, graduate student Guillermo Fok, and Undergraduate student Veronica Lin take part in Milano Design Week. During this event, they will share their observations and experiences with RIT’s Industrial design blog. Day 1 After visiting one … Continue reading
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Foundations in Art: Theory and Education conference

Professor Marissa Tirone presented at the Foundations in Art: Theory and Education conference on March 26th, 2015. The theme of the conference, “Tectonic Shifts: Breaking New Ground,” investigated issues concerning foundations programs and educational approaches brought forth by foundations faculty … Continue reading
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Spring 2015 IdeaLab

Industrial design students and faculty members participated in IdeaLab which took place from October 14th to 15th. The RIT IdeaLab mixes multi-disciplinary student teams, coaches and industry sponsors to identify and solve real problems. It orchestrates an array of activities, … Continue reading
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T-Minus 151

Attention ALL RIT ID students, mark your calendars for 9am on January 26th for the kick-off of the second annual T-Minus 151hrs. What is T-Minus, you ask? T-151 is an intensive, one-week project rallying together all students of the RIT … Continue reading
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Junior Soft Goods Studio Exhibit

Junior Soft Goods Studio Exhibit A collection of bag prototypes produced by Industrial Design students as part of the Junior Soft Goods Studio I fall semester session. Wednesday, December 10, 2014 11:00 am – 1:00 pm ID Studio Booth Building, … Continue reading
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Thought at Work

Thought at Work Thought at Work is a 3-day design conference taking place this weekend, October 24th-26th, at RIT. We will bring together design students from schools throughout the US and Canada, providing a one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn, connect, and … Continue reading
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Design Autopsy 2014 Round-up

Design Autopsy Opening Reception The opening reception of this year’s Design Autopsy included the exhibition of ten of RIT’s top Industrial Design alumni and the display of their successful products. All of the featured alumni were present for the opening … Continue reading
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Design Autopsy This Friday

Design Autopsy Is Almost Here Our days are numbered! Design Autopsy is coming in just a few days. Need to hear a couple of reasons why you should come? Here they are: 1. You should take advantage of this unique … Continue reading
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Project M Ingenuity Lecture

Project M Blitz at RIT The RIT Design Blitz addresses the disconnect between students on the RIT campus in the suburbs and the wonders and challenges in the City of Rochester. Project M Ingenuity Lecture John Bielenberg + Ryan Clifford … Continue reading
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Design Autopsy Invitation

Design Autopsy is upon us! The exhibition opens on October 17th at 5pm on the 4th Floor of the James E. Booth building. The show will feature a number of fantastic RIT Industrial Design Alumni, and guess what? You’re invited! … Continue reading
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Design Autopsy 2014

This year’s Design Autopsy exhibition is coming soon! We will be highlighting a number of amazing RIT Industrial Design alumni who have spent years of their lives devoting themselves to various career paths. With a large variety of talent, experience, … Continue reading
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IIDA NY’s Rochester City Center Presents Harden Contract Furniture Factory Tour

HARDEN CONTRACT FURNITURE FACTORY TOUR With a rich history—spanning five generations— the Harden Furniture factory is a hidden gem in Upstate New York. Specializing in handcrafted seating, tables and casegoods made from solid cherry, Harden provides contract grade furniture for … Continue reading
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Grace Jeffers’ Lecture on Sustainability & Materials to be Broadcast Sept. 18th

In the past, Grace Jeffers has given lectures on man-made materials that imitate materials found in nature. This lecture has evolved into a pertinent message about sustainability and it is now a CEU which will be broadcast live one time … Continue reading
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