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Uniform Wares Visits RIT

RIT design students were lucky to have the opportunity to hear Oliver Fowles and Patrick Bek speak this past week in the University Gallery as part of the Vignelli Design Conversations Lectures. Oliver and Patrick are product designers who established … Continue reading
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Furniture Design in Scandinavia Exhibit Now Open

This exhibition highlights six seating designs built by students in RIT’s Industrial Design program who studied abroad during the summer of 2013. The Furniture Design in Scandinavia program, conducted in collaboration with the Royal Danish Academy School of Fine Arts … Continue reading
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Design Conversations: Uniform Wares

“Devotion to Detail” Uniform Wares is a British company that designs and produces timepieces based around a philosophy firmly rooted in contemporary British design and engineering. Each Uniform Wares timepiece is a carefully balanced exercise exploring the relationships between engineering, … Continue reading
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T-Minus 151

Attention ALL RIT ID students, mark your calendars for 8am on January 27 for the kick-off of the first annual T-Minus 151. 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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Metaproject 04: Winner and Runners-Up

The Metaproject 04 Student Design Competition event was held this past Wednesday, December 18 in the Simone Center for Student Innovation at RIT. Each student presented their concept, which addressed relationships in the workplace to project sponsor, Herman Miller. The … Continue reading
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RIT ID at Autodesk University

From December 2nd to the 5th, software company Autodesk hosted their annual software conference, Autodesk University, in Las Vegas. RIT ID had a strong presence with students Bridget Sheehan, Maritza Garcia, and Erica Nwankwo and Professor Alex Lobos; they were … Continue reading
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Alum Scott Wilson Visited Campus

On Friday, October 18 RIT ID Alum Scott Wilson (1991) was the Keynote speaker at RIT’s Entrepreneurship Conference. Scott’s talk packed Ingle Auditorium with students, professors, and professionals. Scott is the Founder and Principal Designer at MINIMAL Inc., a Chicago … Continue reading
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New Shop One² Display for the Magic Center

A display has been curated for The Magic Center using work from Shop One². In the prominent display case, work by Industrial Designer Professors Stan Rickel and Josh Owen, are seen along side ID Alumni work by Casey Schneiderman and … Continue reading
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Design Autopsy Recap

On Friday, October 11, RIT ID opened its second annual Industrial Design Alumni Show, Design Autopsy. The party took place in our fourth floor studio space where crowds of students, faculty, alumni, and program supporters enjoyed great conversation and some … Continue reading
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Thought At Work: Student Design Conference

Thought At Work: Student Design Conference Friday, October 18th – Sunday, October 20th Building 7A, Booth Registration fee is $30 Thought At Work is an industrial and interaction design student conference being held for its second year at RIT. Students … Continue reading
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In Retrospect: A New Exhibition Featuring Two ID Alumni

In Retrospect: Selected Works from the Art Collection at the RIT Libraries 1972–2009 September 23-November 10, 2013 Bevier Gallery An exhibition of alumni works acquired through the library’s purchase prize program, since 1972. Selections include paintings, sculpture, prints of all … Continue reading
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RIT ID: Brick City Homecoming Weekend

Memories: Observations: Experiences: Obsessions Toby Thompson’s Memorial Exhibit Opening reception will take place on Friday evening, October 11 6:00pm–7:30pm University Gallery James E. Booth Hall Join us this weekend during Brick City’s Homecoming and Family Weekend to celebrate the life … Continue reading
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Design Conversations: Rob Cassetti

Vignelli Center Design Conversations Lecture: Rob Cassetti Adventures in Glass Tuesday, October 8 4:45pm University Gallery, Vignelli Center for Design Studies James E. Booth Hall As Senior Director of the Corning Museum of Glass, Cassetti will describe the arc of … Continue reading
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Musical Notes & Magical Knives: Celebrating a 20 Year Partnership with KIT

Musical Notes and Magical Knives: Celebrating a Twenty Year Partnership with KIT RIT President Bill Destler and KIT President Ken-Ichi Ishikawa are recognizing the 20th anniversary of the partnership between Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and Kanazawa Institute of Technology … Continue reading
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Design Conversations: R. Roger Remington

Design Conversations: R. Roger Remington, Leilla and Massimo Vignelli Distinguished Professor of Design 50 Years and Counting Tuesday, September 10 4:45pm University Gallery, Vignelli Center for Design Studies James E. Booth Hall Casey Kelly (2013 MFA Graphic Design) graduated with … Continue reading
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2013 IDSA International Conference Wrap-Up

RIT-ID was well represented at the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) International Conference, held in Chicago from August 21-24, 2013. Dean Lorraine Justice gave a talk titled “Breaking the Rules with Your Job/Career/Company” and Professor Alex Lobos gave a … Continue reading
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Autodesk Video Shoot at RIT ID

As part of their ad campaign for Fusion360, Autodesk is including RIT-ID’s graduate students Erica Nwankwo and Bridget Sheehan, along with Professor Alex Lobos. A media crew was recently in campus shooting interviews, videos and photos, which will be used … Continue reading
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Respirator Safety Lecture and Fit Testing

The EH&S Dept. will be conducting a Respirator Safety lecture and respirator fit testing for the College of Imaging Arts & Science (CIAS) students and faculty on the dates below. This training is mandatory for all SAC and Sculpture students. … Continue reading
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Call for Entries: Sustainability; Present Design/Future Impact

CALL FOR ENTRIES Sustainability; Present Designs/ Future Impact National Juried Exhibition In conjunction with Greentopia|DESIGN September 11 -23, 2013 High Falls Museum Rochester, NY Eligibility: Any person can enter work, including students. Artwork, Designs, Objects, Posters, Photographs, and other visually … Continue reading
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Massimo Vignelli: A Conversation at RIT

The Vignelli Center for Design Studies at RIT will host an informal evening of dynamic conversation about design with Massimo Vignelli. R. Roger Remington, Distinguished Professor of Design, will moderate. University Gallery 166 Lomb Memorial Drive James E Booth Hall, … Continue reading
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