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Herakut Artist Talk

The School of Art and the School of Design will be hosting two international visiting artists. Herakut is a collaboration of Hera and Akut, two graffiti artists from Frankfurt and Erfurt, Germany. The artists met in 2004 at the Urban … Continue reading
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Design Conversations: Burton Kramer

Vignelli Design Conversations Lecturer: Burton Kramer My Design Evolution Thursday, September 13th RM 1440, Booth Building 7A, 12:00PM Burton Kramer is generally acknowledged as one of Canada’s outstanding graphic designers. Kramer is actively involved also as a painter and is … Continue reading
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Design Strategies for Improving a Product’s Lifetime

Design Strategies for Improving a Product’s Lifetime FREE WEBINAR Wednesday, April 25, 7:00PM – 8:00PM Join Dawn Danby, senior sustainable design program manager at Autodesk and an industrial designer, as she discusses the incredible opportunity designers and engineers have to … Continue reading
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Design Conversations: Lorraine Justice

Vignelli Design Conversations Lecturer: Lorraine Justice China’s Design Revolution Thursday, April 19th Carlson Auditorium – RM 1125 Building 76, 4:45PM
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Design Conversations: Michael Burke

Vignelli Design Conversations Lecturer: Michael Burke The Symbol Language ISOTYPE and its Relevance to Contemporary Design Tuesday, March 20th Carlson Auditorium – RM 1125 Building 76, 4:45PM
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Guest Lecturer: Line Ulrika Christiansen

Guest Lecturer: Line Ulrika Christiansen Title: “What if…” Tuesday, March 13th, 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM BLD 07 – Booth Hall, RM 3310 Contemporary design needs to define fictional universes – hypothetical dreams where people desire to submerge before we … Continue reading
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Lancelot Coar: Ice Hut Project

Professor Amos Scully recently invited Artist & Professor Lancelot Coar, of the University of Manitoba in Canada, to visit and lecture at RIT this past February. Assisted by RIT students and staff, Coar created and built a piece of temporary … Continue reading
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RIT IDSA Faculty Lecture: Professor Kim Sherman

RIT’s Industrial Design Society of America will host a lecture by Professor Kim Sherman. Please join to learn about the work, life and essence of one of RIT’s Industrial Design professors. Campus Center, Room 2650 Friday February 3rd, 12:00PM
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Design Conversations: Lorraine Justice

Vignelli Design Conversations Lecturer: Lorraine Justice China’s Design Revolution Tuesday, February 14th Webb Auditorium – RM 1350 Booth Hall 7A, 4:45PM
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Lancelot Coar “Wobbly Structures”

Thursday, February 2nd, 4:00PM Booth Hall, 3310 Funded by Foundations Department and the School of Design
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Jeff Miller Visits RIT

Leading American Industrial Designer, Jeff Miller meets with students at RIT during a visit to Vignelli Center for Design Studies. After Jeff’s formal, public lecture as part of the Vignelli Design Conversations lecture series, he offered an in-depth look at … Continue reading
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RIT IDSA Faculty Lecture: Professor Alex Lobos

RIT’s Industrial Design Society of America will host a lecture by Professor Alex Lobos. Please join to learn about the work, life and essence of one of RIT’s Industrial Design professors. Industrial Design Studio Wednesday January 25th, 5:00PM
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Ice Hut Project

Artist and Professor Lancelot Coar, of the University of Manitoba in Canada, will visit RIT to create a piece of temporary architecture made of ice. The Ice Hut Project will involve Professor Amos Scully’s Form II students, who will be … Continue reading
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Autodesk Presentation

Chris Hall, from Autodesk, visits with ID students to demonstrate work flows inside of their new Product Design Suite. Autodesk provides access to full versions of all their software at no cost for current students. Autodesk has also launched 123D, … Continue reading
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Jeremy Knopow visits RIT

Jeremy Knopow visits with ID graduate students to take questions and comments after his lecture: “Passion & Purpose” on design, engineering and social innovation.
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Design Conversations: Jeff Miller

Vignelli Design Conversations Lecturer: Jeff Miller Wednesday, January 18th Webb Auditorium in Booth Hall, 4:30PM Jeff Miller is a leading, American Industrial Designer who has received international acclaim for his innovative and distinctive style. Having established his own practice in … Continue reading
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Guest Lecture: Jeremy Knopow

Lecture on design, engineering and social innovation. Passion & Purpose Stories of a quest for creative impact Jeremy Knopow Sr. Research Incubator S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. Center for Student Innovation Tuesday January 17th, 2:00PM Jeremy Knopow is a multi-disciplinary … Continue reading
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Professor Lobos talks at Autodesk University

Professor Alex Lobos co-presented with Adam Menter and Dawn Danby, managers of Autodesk’s sustainability education, at their annual conference in Las Vegas. Their talk was titled “Collaborative, Cross-Disciplinary, Project-Based Courses for Innovation and Sustainable Design.” For more information about the … Continue reading
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Professors Owen and Lobos visit Hong Kong

Professors Owen and Lobos visit Hong Kong for the annual Business of Design Week. They attend events throughout the city and tour The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Professor Owen also attends the Design Educators Conference.
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Professor Marion Digel visits RIT

We are fortunate at the Vignelli Center this quarter to host Professor Digel. During her time at RIT she has been involved with faculty and students. For her the exchange of ideas is important. Also studying the ways in which … Continue reading
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