Category Archives: Lectures

Prof. Josh Owen on Milan Design Week

Professor Josh Owen will be speaking about his experience at this years Milan Design Week. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear about, and see, some of the design featured in Milan this year. Event Details: Wednesday, April 24 (TOMORROW) 5:00pm … Continue reading
Read Entry
Posted in Events, IDSA, Lectures | Comments Off on Prof. Josh Owen on Milan Design Week

Legal Workshop at Saunders

There will be a legal workshop this Wednesday, April 24, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. in the Saunders College’s Multipurpose room. The workshop will cover the subjects of patents, trademarks, copyrights, NDAs. Susan Laluk from Hiscock & Barclay will lead … Continue reading
Read Entry
Posted in Lectures | Comments Off on Legal Workshop at Saunders

IDSA Lecture: Eric Green

The RIT IDSA student chapter will host guest lecturer Eric Green, who will present “The Process of Design“. Eric’s presentation will cover methods and approaches that were used to address design problems throughout his seasoned career. Join us: Wednesday, March … Continue reading
Read Entry
Posted in Events, IDSA, Lectures | Comments Off on IDSA Lecture: Eric Green

Pattie Moore Talks with the Next Generation of Female Industrial Designers

Pattie Moore, is an RIT Industrial Design Alum, a gerontologist and author. She’s been hailed as one of the “40 Most Socially Conscious Designers”, one of the “100 Most Important Women in America”, and according to ABC World News, she’s … Continue reading
Read Entry
Posted in Alumni News, Events, Lectures | Comments Off on Pattie Moore Talks with the Next Generation of Female Industrial Designers

DC Design Festival: Design is One: Lella and Massimo Vignelli

Design is One: Lella and Massimo Vignelli will be shown as part of the Washington DC International Design Festival. Design is One will be shown, for FREE on Friday, March 15 at 7:00pm in the Dome Theater. For further event … Continue reading
Read Entry
Posted in Events, Lectures | Comments Off on DC Design Festival: Design is One: Lella and Massimo Vignelli

Design Conversations: August de los Reyes

Design Conversations: August de los Reyes August is a designer, writer, and educator. He heads the software design team for Xbox at Microsoft. As a pioneer in Natural User Interface, his previous projects include Microsoft Surface, Windows 8,and the Metro … Continue reading
Read Entry
Posted in Events, Lectures | Comments Off on Design Conversations: August de los Reyes

Gel 2013 Conference: Student Design Challenge

The Gel 2013 Conference takes place this spring in New York City and runs from April 17th – 19th. Gel is a 10-year-old conference for leaders, designers, and thinkers who care about creating a good experience – in art, business, … Continue reading
Read Entry
Posted in Competitions, Events, Lectures | Comments Off on Gel 2013 Conference: Student Design Challenge

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
Read Entry
Posted in Department News, Events, Lectures, Student Projects | Comments Off on First Year Grads to Present on Emergency Healthcare Solutions

Design Conversations: Rob Cassetti

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR A FUTURE DATE Design Conversations: Rob Cassetti Tuesday, February 12, 2013 4:45pm University Gallery, Booth Hall The Vignelli Center for Design Studies will be hosting lecturer Rob Cassetti, an Industrial … Continue reading
Read Entry
Posted in Events, Lectures | Comments Off on Design Conversations: Rob Cassetti

Faculty Led Discussion on Fulbright Scholar Experiences

Global Conversations: An Exchange of Experiences and Practices on International Education, will be offering students a close-up look at the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Fulbright: A Faculty Led Discussion on Fulbright Experiences Where: SAU Room 1829 When: Tuesday, February 5 … Continue reading
Read Entry
Posted in Events, Lectures | Comments Off on Faculty Led Discussion on Fulbright Scholar Experiences

Design Conversations: Beatriz Cifuentes-Caballero and Yoshiki Waterhouse

Design Conversations: Beatriz Cifuentes-Caballero and Yoshiki Waterhouse of Vignelli Associates Wednesday, January 30 4:45pm-6pm University Gallery Reception to Follow Beatriz Cifuentes-Caballero and Yoshiki Waterhouse of Vignelli Associates will discuss the NYC Subway Diagram. Both recently worked with Massimo Vignelli on … Continue reading
Read Entry
Posted in Events, Lectures | Comments Off on Design Conversations: Beatriz Cifuentes-Caballero and Yoshiki Waterhouse

IDSA Event: Responsive Design vs. Designing for Context

Responsive Design vs. Designing for Context – Livestream Friday, January 25, from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Lecture Room (07A-4610) IDSA membership required. Free Pizza Responsive digital design has become the trendy design request. Building all your sites (mobile, tablet … Continue reading
Read Entry
Posted in Events, IDSA, Lectures | Comments Off on IDSA Event: Responsive Design vs. Designing for Context

Design in Beijing: An Adventure

Design in Beijing: An Adventure Wednesday, January 23, from 5:00PM to 6:00PM Lecture Room (07A-4610) All Welcome Come hear the fascinating story of Professor Josh Owen’s and ID graduate student Boran Song’s travels in China! This is for anyone interested … Continue reading
Read Entry
Posted in Events, IDSA, Lectures | Comments Off on Design in Beijing: An Adventure

Secrets to Sketching Workshop: Mark Penke

Come meet Mark Penke, industrial designer and senior design strategist at Xerox, for a “secrets to sketching” workshop sponsored by the Thought @ Work student group. Learn how to draw using proper perspective on your first try, and how to … Continue reading
Read Entry
Posted in Events, Lectures | Comments Off on Secrets to Sketching Workshop: Mark Penke

Wendell Castle Sketching Demo: Videos

In October of this year Wendell Castle lectured to a group of industrial design students, hosted by Adjuncts Gary Molinary and Roy Cripps. Castle spoke about sketching and his process for producing furniture among other things about his professional success. … Continue reading
Read Entry
Posted in Events, Faculty News, Lectures | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Wendell Castle Sketching Demo: Videos

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
Read Entry
Posted in Competitions, Events, Faculty News, Lectures | Tagged , , | Comments Off on The Washington DC International Design Festival

Design Conversations: Cory Grosser

Vignelli Design Conversations Lecturer: Cory Grosser Creative Intelligence: Culture, Commerce and Context Wednesday, December 19th University Gallery, James E. Booth Hall 4:45pm Reception to follow
Read Entry
Posted in Events, Lectures | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Design Conversations: Cory Grosser

Recap: Thought @ Work

From October 26th to the 28th, RIT ID played host to Thought@Work, a Student Industrial Design Conference. This student run conference brought 18 professionals and 10 graduate students to speak to nearly 280 students from schools across the Northeast. The … Continue reading
Read Entry
Posted in Department News, Events, Lectures, Student Projects | Comments Off on Recap: Thought @ Work

Visiting Artist: John Hachmeister

The School of Art is hosting John Hachmeister, an artist and Professor from the University of Kansas. Hachmeister will be speaking with students about his work and his development of a process that changes how wax is removed from molds … Continue reading
Read Entry
Posted in Events, Lectures | Comments Off on Visiting Artist: John Hachmeister

Design Conversations: Lee Green

Vignelli Design Conversations Lecturer: Lee D. Green Design Leadership at IBM Wednesday, November 7th University Gallery, James E. Booth Hall 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Read Entry
Posted in Events, Lectures | Tagged , | Comments Off on Design Conversations: Lee Green