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A day in the life at Designweek in Milan – with RIT ID students studying abroad

Professor Owen recently returned from Designweek in Milan, Italy, where he had the opportunity to meet up with RIT ID students, Ramsey Haefner and Richard Wei Luo who are presently studying abroad in Dessau, Germany. Here are some thoughts about … Continue reading
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Sophomore Studio Students Visit Metalade NY

Professor Amos Scully’s Sophomore Studio students recently visited Metalade NY, Inc., a Metal Fabricator that works primarily in sheet metal punching, forming, laser cutting and powder coating. The Sophomores are working on a six-week project for which they are designing … Continue reading
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Peppermint Origins: Sewn Seeds

Peppermint Origins is a runway show dedicated to showcasing the work of three independent designers in the Rochester area entitled Sewn Seeds. Conceived and organized by RIT-ID Alumna, Tanvi Asher (founder and designer of Peppermint), the show will be more … Continue reading
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Simone Center for Student Innovation: Idea Speed Dating

Idea Speed Dating Tuesday, April 9, 2013 – 8:00pm – 10:00pm Student Innovation Hall – USC 1600 HAVE A TEAM BUT NEED AN IDEA TO GET STARTED? HAVE AN IDEA AND NEED A TEAM TO MAKE IT HAPPEN? Nothing innovative … Continue reading
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Professor Josh Owen Featured in Exhibit at Milan Design Week

Works by Professor and Department Chair Josh Owen will be featured in an exhibition, “Risk and Certainty in Uncertain Times” during Milan Design Week. The exhibition was curated by RISD President John Maeda. Professor Owen is looking forward to meeting … Continue reading
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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
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Informational Meeting: Design in Dessau

Info sessions on “Design in Dessau 2013” are aimed toward sophomores, however freshman are welcome to come and start to learn about this annual exchange program. Thursday, March 28 and Wednesday, April 3 7A-3310 (right across from the School of … Continue reading
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Alumna Pattie Moore, Visits RIT-ID

Patricia Moore is an alumna of the Industrial Design department of RIT and was featured in our alumni show, Design Autopsy, this past fall. Pattie is an internationally renowned gerontologist and designer, serving as a leading authority on consumer lifespan … Continue reading
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Colleague of Professor Owen to Teach Course at Boisbuchet

Daniel Michalik, a colleague of Professor Josh Owen, is a furniture designer whose work focuses on “researching and expanding overlooked materials to create objects that explore the intersections of material, history, culture and manufacturing.” Michalik will be teaching a course … Continue reading
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IDSA Northeast District Conference: Organizational Meeting

There will be an organizational meeting Thursday from 3-4 pm for anyone interested in attending the IDSA Northeast District Conference on April 19-20, in Hartford, CT. Twenty or more RIT students typically attend this conference each year. You do NOT … Continue reading
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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
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IDSA Student Merit Award Nominees

Six senior students in RIT’s Industrial Design Program have been nominated by the faculty as candidates for RIT’s IDSA Student Merit Award for the 2013 IDSA Student Merit Award. The following students will present their work to a jury of … Continue reading
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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
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Form II: Threshold and Community Installation

Associate Professor Amos Scully’s, Form II course recently installed a temporary project to aesthetically redress the physical and emotional experience of the fourth floor hallway. The four week long project involved 15 industrial design sophomores, who worked in three groups … Continue reading
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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
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Girl Rising Screening

Anahita Williamson, Director of NYSP2I, and Enid Cardinal, Senior Sustainability Advisor to the President, are sponsoring a free screening of Girl Rising on March 13th at 6:30pm in the Xerox Auditorium (GLE/2580). “Living in the US it is easy to … Continue reading
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Learn about Autodesk Fusion 360

What: Informational Presentation on Autodesk Fusion 360 When: Wednesday, March 13 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm Where: Center for Student Innovation (87-1600) Fusion 360 integrates surface and solid modeling into a single workspace. It’s also cloud-based so it’s easy to access … Continue reading
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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
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Washington, DC International Design Festival

The Washington, DC International Design Festival which opens from February 21st and runs through May 19th, is a free three-month long multidisciplinary celebration of design that includes an exhibition complemented by a series of public programs and pop-up retail shops. … Continue reading
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ID Students to Present on Sustainable Sanitation Solutions for Haiti

The inter-disciplinary course with students from the Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering and Sustainable Engineering will be presenting their quarter-long work on Sustainable Sanitation Solutions for Haiti. Wednesday, February 20 10:30am-12:00pm Booth Building, Room 4621 Feel free to stop by and … Continue reading
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