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Wrap up of the Washington DC International Design Festival and Next Wave Exhibition

From February to May 2013, Apartment Zero and Artisphere presented The Washington DC International Design Festival. The 3 month-long series of industrial design exhibitions, films, public programs, along with video and new media events explored innovation in design from the … Continue reading
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David Strauss takes on the GlassLab Fellowship

This past week recent MFA graduate, David Strauss, took part in the first annual GlassLab Fellowship. GlassLab is a collaboration between the RIT Industrial Design Department and the Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) and provides one student, David, the opportunity … Continue reading
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Recap: RIT-ID at ICFF 2013

From May 18-21, RIT-ID was at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), and received rave reviews. Exhibitions and events include, but were not limited to what is described below. Photos from ICFF, and related events, can be seen to the … Continue reading
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Recap: Autodesk Elite Program Fusion 360 Feedback Session

Earlier this month Professor Alex Lobos joined Autodesks Expert Elite program at the Autodesk headquarters in San Francisco. Autodesk’s Expert Elite Program recognizes “individual community members who have made extraordinary contributions with helping customers by sharing knowledge, providing community leadership, … Continue reading
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ICFF: Disrupting Design Competition

If you’re heading to NYC Design Week and ICFF, check out the Disrupting Design Competition that is being held by Fab. Fab.com recently announced a design competition called Disrupting Design wherein young designers can submit a product to Fab and … Continue reading
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ImagineRIT Recap: Activating the Archive

The first year ID Graduate Students exhibited their Activating the Vignelli Archive projects on May 4 at ImagineRIT. The project was developed in conjunction with The Vignelli Center for Design Studies, American furniture manufacturer Loll Designs, and the graduate Industrial … Continue reading
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ImagineRIT Recap: Mobile Architecture

First-year students in Amos Scully’s 3D Design course made a giant impression for ImagineRIT this past Saturday May 4th. Students working in groups were charged with creating a ‘sense of place’ by considering space, and how is space implied in … Continue reading
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Activating the Archive: Critique with Loll Designs

First year Graduates will be presenting their Activating the Vignelli Archive projects. The first year grads worked in collaboration with the Vignelli Center for Design Studies and Loll Designs. Loll is a modern outdoor furniture manufacturer specializing in the use … Continue reading
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RIT ID: NYC Design Week 2013

Design Week 2013 is New York City’s inaugural citywide event to showcase and promote design of all disciplines. Held from Friday, May 10, through Tuesday, May 21, the event will celebrate New York City’s contributions to and embrace of design. … Continue reading
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IdeaLab@RIT with Rochester General Hospital

From April 26-28, students from business, information technology, engineering, and industrial design took place in a pilot program, IdeaLab@RIT. The program was headed up by Richard DeMartino from the Saunders College of Business, who was assisted by Professor Stan Rickel. … Continue reading
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RIT-ID at ImagineRIT

ImagineRIT Saturday, May 4 10:00am-5:00pm. Once again RIT-ID will be well represented, below is a list of known ID exhibitors and their locations, be sure to check them out! Activating the Vignelli Archive First Year Graduate Students with Professor Josh … Continue reading
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Packaging Design Class to Present Concepts on May 15

The Packaging design class will be presenting their quarter-long projects on Wednesday, May 15 from 10am-12pm in the Innovation Center. Graphic Design, Industrial Design, and Packaging Science students were placed on interdisciplinary teams to develop concepts that focus on user … Continue reading
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Home is Not Just a Chair: A Panel Discussion

Professor Josh Owen will be part of a panel discussion on how design shapes the home, Home is Not Just a Chair, as part of New York Design Week. Saturday, May 18 4:00pm-8:00pm 5:00pm Panel Discussion 6:00pm-8:00pm Wine and Champagne … Continue reading
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DC Panel Contemplates State of American Design

As a part of the Washington DC Design Festival, Professor and Department Chair Josh Owen participated in a panel which contemplated the state of American Design. Other panel members included: Annie Groer (a writer for the Washington Post), Scott Mason … Continue reading
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Grad Students Present at NYSP21 Competition

Cong Yao and JongSoo Gang, 2nd-year industrial design students, were finalists at the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute R&D Student Competition sponsored by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Cong and JongSoo traveled to Albany NY where … Continue reading
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Panel Discussion: Fulbright Experiences

International Panel Discussion Thursday, May 2 Center for Campus Life Bamboo Room 2610 12:30pm-2:00pm The panel will discuss their experiences as international student scholars in the Fulbright Foreign Student Program and Erasmus Mundus MIND Program. The panel will include Ben … Continue reading
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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
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Simone Center for Student Innovation: IdeaLab

Join us from April 26-28th in the Student Innovation Hall to be part of this exciting pilot program! The IdeaLab will provide a transformational innovative experience to undergraduate and graduate students at RIT. We ask students to create innovative solutions … Continue reading
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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
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Thought@Work at ImagineRIT

Industrial Design Students: Are you good at freehand sketching or digital rendering? Do you have projects you’d be willing to put on display? On Saturday, May 4th, from 10am-5pm, the Thought@Work Industrial Design Student Conference Team will be hosting an … Continue reading
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