Category Archives: Student Projects

Activating the Archive 03: GlassLab and RIT

For Activating the Archive 03, a partnership with the Corning Museum of Glass, first year graduate students designed and developed a product suitable for glass production in consideration of the following context: Drinking vessel. Students utilized glass as a primary … Continue reading
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OH YES! Open House Year End Studio

OH YES! School of Design Year End Open House The Industrial Design department in conjunction with the other departments within the School of Design will open its doors as part of OH YES! Come see recent student work and meet … Continue reading
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RIT ID: NYC Design Week 2014

Loll Designs + RIT Industrial Design Wanted Design Waterfront – The Tunnel 269 11th Avenue Booth #17 May 17, 18, & 19 10am to 7pm Open to the Public First year graduate students designed and developed products suitable for inclusion … Continue reading
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RIT Industrial Design’s Participation in Imagine RIT 2014

Industrial design students will be taking part in a variety of exhibits at the Imagine RIT Festival this upcoming Saturday, May 3rd: 1. Activating the Vignelli Archive is an initiative in which students use original archive materials from the Massimo … Continue reading
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Imagine Soap Team Takes First Place in State Business Plan Competition

RIT’s Imagine Soap team won first place in the New York Business Plan Competition in Albany. Imagine Soap, led by Brendan Gordon, an MFA student in Industrial Design from New Orleans, with teammates Jonathan Morris-Eppolito, an MBA student from Skaneateles, … Continue reading
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Activating the Archive 03: Corning Museum of Glass

For Activating the Archive 03, first year graduate students designed and developed a product suitable for glass production in consideration of the following context: Drinking vessel. Students will utilize glass as a primary material to explore this condition. Guest lecturers … Continue reading
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Dubai Exhibition at Sunken Gallery

If you engage in travel, you will arrive. -Ibn Arabi (1165-1240) The exhibition includes projects created as part of the Dubai and Beyond course held on the ground in the United Arab Emirates in January and over spring term on … Continue reading
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RIT ID Alum James Paulius’s RIT Metaproject Now in Production

RIT ID alum James Paulius’s RIT Metaproject is now officially in production with Areaware. His Blockitecture design was awarded first place in the RIT Metaproject 03 design competition. “Art meets science in this set of nesting hand-painted blocks. The designer’s … Continue reading
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Design Blitz: ‘What Can You Do in Three Hours?’

Design Blitz was created to give students an unexpected high pressure design problem they must complete in only three hours. This semester, the Industrial Design Junior Studio II class at RIT was given this challenge in collaboration with an award … Continue reading
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Imagine Soap on RIT University News

Three RIT student teams are headed to compete in the statewide finals of the New York Business Plan Competition in Albany, April 25. One of the RIT competing teams who will pitch their ideas is Imagine Soap, part of the … Continue reading
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2014 RIT IDSA Student Merit Award Winner, Alexander Bennett

It is our pleasure to announce Alex Bennett as the 2014 RIT-IDSA Student Merit Award winner. Alex will represent RIT at the Northeast District Conference in NYC, May 15, 2014. We wish Alex the best of luck in New York! … Continue reading
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T-Minus 151

T-Minus 151 is an intensive, one-week project rallying together all students of the RIT Industrial Design department. Working with an all-consuming deadline, this project dedicates students to mixed-year teams devoting their entire course load within the major to a single … Continue reading
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City as Site: Dubai and Beyond

Professors Roberley Bell and Meredith Davenport recently led a class to Dubai for City as Site: Dubai and Beyond. The group of twelve students that traveled to Dubai included four students from the industrial design department. They spent twelve days … 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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Housewares International Design Competition: 3rd place and honorable mention goes to RIT-ID Juniors

Congratulations to Audrey Kirk and Beatriz Alvarez for placing among the top projects in the 2014 edition of the International Housewares Student Design competition. Audrey’s contemporary corn broom, Maize, took 3rd place, which includes $1000 and a trip to Chicago … 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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Metaproject 04 Competition Invitation

Please join the senior students of industrial design, Metaproject 04, in the fourth annual student design competition. December 18th, 2013 Simone Center for Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship, RIT 9am – 10am Students present concepts, 2 min each, open to public … Continue reading
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2013 RIT Tiger Tank Winner: StaxPax

For the third year in a row, an Industrial Design student has proudly won RIT’s Tiger Tank, previously known as RIT’s Shark Tank. RIT Industrial Design student Gino Santaguida was selected last week as first place winner in the 2013 … Continue reading
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Metaproject04: Herman Miller

This years Metaproject is being sponsored by world-renowned furniture manufacturer, Herman Miller, Inc. Professor Josh Owen and Dan Rucker, Design and Technology Strategist at Herman Miller, are spearheading this year’s project. Other key players from Herman Miller include: Gary Smith, … Continue reading
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