Category Archives: Student Projects

T-minus 2016

T-Minus 151, RIT’s spring semester kickoff design blitz, announced its winners this Saturday with the help of alumnus and sponsor Brett Teper of modko. Over 48 teams competed this year, each composed of one representative from every level of the … Continue reading
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ATOSSA 3D Printed Footwear

Behrad Ghodsi, a 2015 graduate of the Industrial Design program proposed Atossa 3D print shoes for his graduation thesis at RIT.Atossa started as the idea for redesigning industrial and social systems that deliver the products to us. The designer thought of … Continue reading
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Unmentionable: Socio-Structural Discrimination of Incontinence; Engendering Dignity by Design

RIT’s Office of Graduate Studies has honored Brendan Gordon, a 2014 graduate of the Industrial Design program, as the first recipient of the Outstanding MFA Thesis Award. His thesis studied the stigma and outpatient treatment of adult urinary incontinence (UI). … Continue reading
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RIT ID Interns Share Experience

RIT ID came back from the summer vacation with plenty to talk about. With over thirty from the program landing summer industrial design internships, RIT was well represented both nationally and internationally. Through IDSA RIT, the student-run RIT chapter of … Continue reading
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Studio 9.30

The Studio 9.30 RIT Design Consultancy is a multidisciplinary studio focused on the production of access and health technologies products. This group is motivated equally by real-world learning and helping people with various abilities in our community. The Innovation and Entrepreneurship … Continue reading
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RECAP: RIT ID at New York Design Week 2015

From May 8 to 19, RIT Industrial Design was well represented at New York Design Week 2015. Below are a few of the highlights. Metaproject 05 booth at ICFF, Javits Center This selection of projects is a representational portfolio of … Continue reading
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The Interview Series: Guillermo Fok

Guillermo Fok, a graduate students of Industrial Design talks to RIT ID blog’s editor about his experiences during his study in RIT and his new project called RES+MAGIC+SoD. RIT ID-Design editor: We would like to know a little more about … Continue reading
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Designing with advice from international expert

Students from the Bachelors degree in Industrial Design participate in Cultural Design workshop Innovative proposals on clothing, shoes, picture frames and chairs were some of the products developed by industrial design students participating in a cultural design workshop, taught by … Continue reading
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Spring 2015 IdeaLab

Industrial design students and faculty members participated in IdeaLab which took place from October 14th to 15th. The RIT IdeaLab mixes multi-disciplinary student teams, coaches and industry sponsors to identify and solve real problems. It orchestrates an array of activities, … Continue reading
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2015 RIT ID GlassLab Fellowship Award Winner, Timothy Copeland

Congratulations to 2nd year Graduate Student, Timothy Copeland for being this year’s recipient of the CMoG GlassLab Design Fellowship. The GlassLab Design Fellowship provides TImothy with the opportunity to explore glass as a medium for rapid prototyping of ideas and … Continue reading
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The Interview Series: Angela Corrado

Angela Corrado, the brilliant Industrial Design candidate talks to RIT ID blog’s editor about her experiences during her study abroad in Germany and the first prize she won in the ToyDesign2020 competition. RIT ID-Design editor: We would like to know … Continue reading
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RIT ID Juniors place at Housewares Design Competition

Brendan Babiarz and Evan Cincotta were awarded 1st and 3rd place, respectively, at the 22nd International Housewares Student Design competition. Brendan’s dog bed “Yawn” which offers a passive way of collecting shedding hair from dogs while they rest in their … Continue reading
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Junior Soft Goods Studio Exhibit

Junior Soft Goods Studio Exhibit A collection of bag prototypes produced by Industrial Design students as part of the Junior Soft Goods Studio I fall semester session. Wednesday, December 10, 2014 11:00 am – 1:00 pm ID Studio Booth Building, … Continue reading
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Metaproject 05 Winners

This past Tuesday, November 18th, Kikkerland and Bed Bath & Beyond joined the RIT Industrial Design department in the University Gallery to announce this year’s Metaproject winners! Barbara Weston, Director of Product Design for Bed Bath & Beyond, Jan van … Continue reading
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ID Senior Angela Corrado Wins First Place in Young Design and Material Contest

Angela Corrado, a senior industrial design student, won first place in the ‘Young Design and Material’ contest. The task was to design “the toy of the future” while keeping in mind sustainability. The contest was sponsored by Spielwarenmesse, an international … Continue reading
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Senior ID Studio Projects

Profs. Kim Sherman, Mindy Magyar, Bruce Leonard: Senior Capstone The ID Senior Capstone is a two-semester self-directed design project. The full-year Capstone project offers an opportunity for in-depth exploration of various aspects of industrial design, as well as the chance … Continue reading
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Internship Spotlight: Alexander Bennett

We asked student Alexander Bennett, an Industrial Design senior, to sit down with us to tell us a little bit about his recent summer internship. Here’s what he had to say: Student: Where did you intern this summer? Alex: I … Continue reading
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RIT ID Student Wins Digital Rochester Student Achievement Award

The College of Imaging Arts & Sciences 2014 Industrial Design graduate student Melika Alipour Leili, along with Management Information Systems’ 2014 graduate student Kevin Lewis, received the Student Achievement Award in Digital Rochester’s GREAT Awards 2014 on Tuesday for their … Continue reading
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ID Grad Students’ Project Featured on Yanko Design’s Website

Industrial Design graduate students Qunxi Huang and Yolegmma Marquez have had their Water Roll project featured on Yanko Design’s website. “There are many ideas out there, which are low-cost and effective in collecting water in rural and remote areas. These … 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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