Category Archives: Student Projects

ID First Year Grads Visit R Community Bikes

First year graduate students of RIT’s Industrial Design Program spent the afternoon of September 24th at R Community Bikes (RCB) on Hudson Avenue in the City of Rochester. Students made the most of their opportunity by sketching volunteers at work, … Continue reading
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Grad Student Bridget Sheehan’s Fusion360 Ad Appears in Fast Company

Second year graduate student, Bridget Sheehan, is featured in an Autodesk Fusion 360 Ad in the October issue of Fast Company Magazine. Bridget’s ads have been running since the end of June and were a part of Fusions 360’s product … Continue reading
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Collab 2013 Student Design Competition

Table It Collab, Philadelphia Museum of Art 2013 Student Design Competition The 2013 Collab Student Design Competition will be held on Monday, November 18th. This annual event is held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and provides a unique opportunity … Continue reading
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Squarespace Education Discount

As part of a special relationship with the Rochester Institute of Technology, Squarespace is pleased to offer students and faculty a unique education rate: 50% off your first year. Make sure to sign up with your rit.edu email address to … Continue reading
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Congrats to IDEA 2013 Bronze Award Winners

Congratulations to IDEA 2013 Bronze Award Winners, and RIT ID Graduate Students, Xiaoxiao Pu, Zimo Pan and Lei Hong! Their product, Mua-Mi is a breast pump that provides an easy, convenient and comfortable way to pump milk. It features a … Continue reading
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Call for Entries: Sustainability; Present Design/Future Impact

CALL FOR ENTRIES Sustainability; Present Designs/ Future Impact National Juried Exhibition In conjunction with Greentopia|DESIGN September 11 -23, 2013 High Falls Museum Rochester, NY Eligibility: Any person can enter work, including students. Artwork, Designs, Objects, Posters, Photographs, and other visually … Continue reading
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Metaproject02 Water from a Stone Now in Production

RIT-ID and Metaproject02 Alum Casey Schneider’s Water from a Stone is now in production with Kikkerland. Water From A Stone slowly lets water out into your planter over the course of 3-4 days. A useful addition to any gardener’s home, … Continue reading
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Grad Student Bridget Sheehan Featured in Fusion360 Ad

On Tuesday, June 25th Autodesk Fusion 360 launched an aggressive advertising campaign featuring real-life users of their program, like RIT-ID graduate student Bridget Sheehan. Bridget’s ads can be seen on Wired Design (6/25-7-2), SolidSmack (6/29-7/9), Core77 (7/1-7/8, and the 7/1 … Continue reading
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RIT ID Alum Dan Ipp Celebrated in the Core77 International Design Awards

RIT ID Alum, Dan Ipp, was recently celebrated in the Core77 International Design Awards as a Student Runner Up in the Furniture and Lighting category. Ipp’s piece, Illuminated Side Table, is made entirely of glass. The table is comprised of … 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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Graphic Tacticians Design Banners for Grove Place Neighborhood

Students in Lorrie Frear’s Graphic Tactics course spring quarter 2013 designed street banners for the Grove Place Neighborhood in downtown Rochester as a competition sponsored by the neighborhood association. This short, 2 ½ week project started with the introduction of … 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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Activating the Archive 02: Loll Designs

For Activating the Archive 02, the first year graduate students designed and developed a product suitable for inclusion in Loll Design’s catalog in consideration of the following architectural context: Entryway. Students utilized Loll’s recycled plastic as a primary material to … Continue reading
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Consumer Product Design II: Collaboration with Rivers Run

This past quarter, two sections of Consumer Product Design II have been working on, Aging in Place, in collaboration with the residents and management of Rivers Run, the independant living center just south of campus off E. River Road. Students … 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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