Category Archives: Faculty News

Professor Alex Lobos in The New York Times

Professor Alex Lobos was quoted in The New York Times’ Home & Garden section in an article on the technological advancement of household appliances. The article, What Goes Beep in the Night, discusses the ‘aural cues’ that come with new, … 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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Congratulations to Professor Alan Reddig

In the past couple of weeks the department and University have set out to celebrate the teaching of Professor Alan Reddig as he prepares to retire. Recently, the Industrial Design faculty hosted a party for Prof. Reddig to celebrate his … 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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Professor Alex Lobos Joins Autodesk Expert Elite Program

Professor Alex Lobos has been invited to join Autodesk‘s Expert Elite program, which recognizes “individual community members who have made extraordinary contributions with helping customers by sharing knowledge, providing community leadership, and exemplifying an engaging style of collaboration that drives … Continue reading
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Professor Josh Owen in Forbes Magazine

Professor, and Department Chair, Josh Owen was interviewed by Forbes for an article on the future of design. The article, Far Future of the Living Room, asks if the “Ozzie & Harriet” living we’ve seen for decades will continue into … 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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Anthenaeum Article: Stylish Silicone for the Bathroom

Professor Josh Owen was featured in the latest edition of the RIT Anthenaeum in an article entitled, Stylish Silicone for the Bathroom. The article highlights Prof. Owen’s “WC Line”, which is a line of thoughtful 
accessories for the powder room … 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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RIT Outstanding Teaching Award: Alan Reddig

The RIT Industrial Design department salutes Senior Lecturer Alan Reddig, for being selected to receive the 2012-2013 Outstanding Teaching Award for Non-Tenure-Track Faculty. The Outstanding Teaching Award for Non-Tenure-Track Faculty recognizes excellence in teaching by non-tenure-track teaching faculty at RIT … 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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University News: Professor Stan Rickel, Design Difference

Stan Rickel, Associate Professor and Director of RIT’s Industrial Design graduate program was recently featured in the RIT University News for his work on the project “Design Difference“, a collaboration between RIT and ArcWorks DS7 (Daylite Super 7). The team … Continue reading
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Art Reflected: The Inspiration of 100 Years at the MAG

The Memorial Art Gallery (MAG), which is a part of the University of Rochester’s campus, is celebrating its centennial year serving serving the Rochester community. One of the many events to celebrate this milestone is a show entitled, Art Reflected: … Continue reading
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Staff Exhibit: Rick Auburn

Industrial Design shop technician, Rick Auburn, currently has his final designs for two Electric Cellos displayed in the University Gallery at RIT. Last month Rick’s concept for these pieces was featured in our department “Staff Spotlight” section. Rick noted that … Continue reading
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Shop One²: RIT Industrial Design

Shop One² is a fine art and craft gallery representing RIT affiliated artists including alumni, faculty and students. Located on the RIT campus in Global Village, Shop One² is a unique destination to find original art including paintings, prints, photography, … Continue reading
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Staff Spotlight: Alex Lobos

Professor Alex Lobos is always curious about how products connect users to their context. His research positions design as a tool for environmental and social innovation. Alex has done extensive work in the area of home appliances, first during his … Continue reading
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Wendell Castle Sketching Demo: Videos

In October of this year Wendell Castle lectured to a group of industrial design students, hosted by Adjuncts Gary Molinary and Roy Cripps. Castle spoke about sketching and his process for producing furniture among other things about his professional success. … Continue reading
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2012 GOOD DESIGN Award: Josh Owen

Congratulations to Josh Owen, Associate Professor and Department Chair of Industrial Design, who has won a 2012 GOOD DESIGN Award for his work on the WC Line for Kontextur. Owen’s products were recognized in this years BATH AND ACCESSORIES category. … Continue reading
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ID Faculty Search

The College of Imaging Arts and Sciences has recently posted two new jobs for the Industrial Design Department, which are meant to be filled for the Fall of 2013. The department will be searching for a Lecturer, who’s primary responsibilities … Continue reading
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Staff Spotlight: Stan Rickel

Stan Rickel, the Graduate Director for ID, recently worked with Design Difference and the DS7 design team, on a project nicknamed Ants, for the table’s small stature and great strength. Stan is a firm believer in the abilities of individuals … Continue reading
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