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Collab’s 2014 Design Excellence Award: Vitra

Rolf Fehlbaum has built Vitra, the Swiss office furniture company founded by his father in 1950, into one of the most innovative design firms in the world, not only for its products, but for the architecture of its own buildings … Continue reading
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RIT ID Alum Cristian Wicha Participates in Design@+ Exhibition Show

RIT ID Alum Cristian Wicha is currently participating in the Design@+ Exhibition Show. In Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Sister Cities Relations between the District of Columbia and Beijing, China, ‘Design@+’ aims to bridge the creative conversation between … Continue reading
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Bridget Sheehan takes on the GlassLab Fellowship

This past week recent MFA graduate, Bridget Sheehan, took part in the second annual GlassLab Fellowship. GlassLab is a collaboration between the RIT Industrial Design Department and the Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) and provides one student, Bridget, the opportunity … Continue reading
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Recap: RIT ID at New York Design Week 2014

From May 17 to 22, RIT Industrial Design was well represented at New York Design Week 2014. Below are a few of the highlights. Metaproject 04 booth at ICFF, Javits Center This selection of projects is a representational portfolio of … Continue reading
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Access Technology IdeaLab@RIT

IdeaLab@RIT sparks innovative solutions for individuals with disabilities. The Access Technology IdeaLab@RIT is a brainstorming marathon—run on sheer adrenalin. The most recent one held the last weekend of April was no exception. Several teams of RIT students and their coaches … Continue reading
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Safety and the Elements: First Year ID Graduate Presentation

The first year Industrial Design graduate students will be presenting explorations that integrate safety and the four basic elements: fire, water, air and earth. Wednesday May 21, 2014 2:00-4:00pm Booth Building, Room 4621
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NYC Gallery Crawl with Wendell Castle

Join RIT Artist in Residence, Wendell Castle this Saturday, May 17 for his annual gallery crawl in New York City. He will be meeting whoever is interesting in attending at the first gallery, Friedman Benda at 1pm. Gallery schedule and … Continue reading
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Activating the Archive 03: GlassLab and RIT

For Activating the Archive 03, a partnership with the Corning Museum of Glass, first year graduate students designed and developed a product suitable for glass production in consideration of the following context: Drinking vessel. Students utilized glass as a primary … Continue reading
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Design Conversations: George M. and Gregory Beylerian

Design Conversations: George M. and Gregory Beylerian Wednesdsay, May 7th 4:45pm University Gallery, Booth Hall Learning from Experience George M. Beylerian was born in Alexandria, Egypt to Armenian merchant parents, and after emigrating to the US, graduated cum laude from … Continue reading
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OH YES! Open House Year End Studio

OH YES! School of Design Year End Open House The Industrial Design department in conjunction with the other departments within the School of Design will open its doors as part of OH YES! Come see recent student work and meet … Continue reading
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RIT ID: NYC Design Week 2014

Loll Designs + RIT Industrial Design Wanted Design Waterfront – The Tunnel 269 11th Avenue Booth #17 May 17, 18, & 19 10am to 7pm Open to the Public First year graduate students designed and developed products suitable for inclusion … Continue reading
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CIAS 20/20 Presentations and Panel Discussion

20/20 Presentations and Panel Discussion Moderator: Roslyn Bakst Goldman Associate Professor Josh Owen, SOD Associate Professor Keith Howard, SOA Assistant Professor Jane Shellenbarger, SAC Each presenter showed presentations compiled of twenty slides that were shown for twenty seconds each, in … Continue reading
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RIT Industrial Design’s Participation in Imagine RIT 2014

Industrial design students will be taking part in a variety of exhibits at the Imagine RIT Festival this upcoming Saturday, May 3rd: 1. Activating the Vignelli Archive is an initiative in which students use original archive materials from the Massimo … Continue reading
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20/20 Presentations and Panel Discussion

20/20 Presentations and Panel Discussion CIAS Research, Scholarship and Creativity Symposium Wednesday, April 30 from 5:00-7:00PM University Gallery There will be three rapid “Pecha Kucha” style presentations by the faculty, followed by a panel discussion during which students are encouraged … Continue reading
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University News Article on CIAS Research Symposium & Exhibition

RIT’s University News put out an article about the CIAS Research, Scholarship, and Creativity symposium and exhibition in University Gallery that showcases rigorous and creative research in the visual arts and imaging sciences. “‘The College of Imaging Arts and Sciences … Continue reading
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Sketch Demo With Len Nicholas

This Monday, April 21st, from 8:00-10:00pm there will be a sketch demo with concept artist Len Nicholas in Booth Hall, room 3310. The demo will include both hand and digital sketching. There will also be prizes given out to those … Continue reading
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Professor Lobos Teaches Workshop in Peru

Professor Alex Lobos recently ran a one-week workshop on Emotional Design at Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru (PUCP), in Lima. The workshop gathered 95 students from 3rd, 4th and 5th years at PUCP’s industrial design department. The week included keynote … Continue reading
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2014 IDSA Student Merit Award Nominees

The Industrial Design faculty is pleased to announce the nominees for the 2014 IDSA Student Merit Award: -Melika Alipour Leili -Alexander Bennett -David Engell -Rebecca Freund -Wei Richard Luo -Kyra Wilson-Houck These students will present their work to the RIT … Continue reading
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T-Minus 151

T-Minus 151 is an intensive, one-week project rallying together all students of the RIT Industrial Design department. Working with an all-consuming deadline, this project dedicates students to mixed-year teams devoting their entire course load within the major to a single … Continue reading
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Design Conversations: Ken Carbone

Design Conversations: Ken Carbone Tuesday, February 11 4:45pm University Gallery, Booth Hall Fame, Fortune, Freedom: Why We Design Ken Carbone is a designer, artist, musician, author and teacher. As co-founder and Chief Creative Director of the Carbone Smolan Agency, he … Continue reading
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