Category Archives: Student Projects

RIT/NTID News: Invisible Captioning is the Next Big Idea

This year, four teams of students from Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf worked on the conception, research, design, engineering and marketing on new inventions. They recently presented their Next Big Ideas for part of $10,000 … Continue reading
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RIT-ID at ImagineRIT

ImagineRIT Saturday, May 4 10:00am-5:00pm. Once again RIT-ID will be well represented, below is a list of known ID exhibitors and their locations, be sure to check them out! Activating the Vignelli Archive First Year Graduate Students with Professor Josh … Continue reading
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Packaging Design Class to Present Concepts on May 15

The Packaging design class will be presenting their quarter-long projects on Wednesday, May 15 from 10am-12pm in the Innovation Center. Graphic Design, Industrial Design, and Packaging Science students were placed on interdisciplinary teams to develop concepts that focus on user … Continue reading
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Sophomore Studio takes on “UpCycled” Competition

A class of sophomore Industrial Design majors at RIT have been working on a design project this quarter which utilized the Wallace Center-sponsored “UpCycled” competition. The Wallace Center is our library. The project required the use of discarded library books … Continue reading
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Winter Session 2014 in Dubai

Professor Roberley Bell is working on organizing a winter session trip to Dubai. The trip will serve as field research for a spring class which will be in the same spirit as the Black Traces, a tire project (seen to … Continue reading
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Anthenaeum Article: College Collaboration Yields Impressive Packaging

In this weeks RIT Anthenaeum, Michelle Cometa wrote an article on last year’s Packaging Design Course, College Collaboration Yields Impressive Packaging. The course includes students from Industrial Design, Graphic Design, and Packaging Sciences departments, the students are placed into teams … 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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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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RIT Student Innovation Challenge Grant Program

The RIT Student Innovation Grant Program is designed to assist students and student teams in advancing innovation-related projects with small seed grants. Some of these projects may be invention-oriented, some may develop unique products/services, and others may provide socially-oriented services. … Continue reading
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2013 RIT Shark Tank Winner: Turas

RIT Industrial Design students Angela Corrado and Alex Dupont along with teammates Jared Rube and Steven Asselanis were selected this past Wednesday as 1st place winners in the 2013 RIT Shark Tank Competition, sponsored by the Saunders College. The students … 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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Athenaeum Article: Vignelli Chair Inspires Typeface Soap Dish

Second year graduate student, David Strauss, was featured in the latest edition of the RIT Athenaeum. His article, Vignelli Chair Inspires Typeface Soap Dish, was published today. In it he speaks of his process on developing the Bodoni Soap Dish … Continue reading
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RIT CIAS Student Showcase

Now that we are entering finals week for the Winter quarter, current RIT Industrial Design students should begin to select their best designs to share with the college community and receive well deserved recognition. The CIAS Student Showcase is the … 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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Design Milk Designer Dailies Student Edition: Senior Blair Prietz

Earlier today, Senior ID student Blair Prietz was featured on Design Milk’s Designer Dailies Student Edition. The article takes a look at the daily life of Blair, from the time he wakes up to practicing his Sanshin before bed. Congratulations … Continue reading
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First Year Grads to Present on Emergency Healthcare Solutions

The first-year grad students in Industrial Design will present design solutions that they have developed for emergency healthcare in developing countries. We hope you can join us! Date: Monday, February 18 Time: 2:00-5:00pm Place: Room 7A-4621
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Sustainable Smartphone Featured on Yanko Design

Fourth year industrial design students, Michael Mattana, James Paulius and Sayer Murphy, designed the Exact Cellphone during their sustainability course with Professor Alex Lobos. The design was recently featured by Yanko Design, who had this to say, “Imagine using a … Continue reading
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Metaproject 03: Winners and Runners-up

The Metaproject 03 Student Design Competition event was held this past Thursday, February 8th in the Center for Student Innovation at RIT. Each student presented their concepts for a universal toy to AREAWARE, world-renowned avant-garde accessories manufacturer. Each student was … Continue reading
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Department Funded IDSA IDEA 2013 Competition Entries

Congratulations to the following designers, who have been selected by the ID faculty to be fully funded entries into the IDSA IDEA 2013 competition. Mosquito Repeller: Danwei Ye, Yu Liu, Yakun Zhang (CGD) Certain Spice: Alex Bennett XO Tape Dispenser: … Continue reading
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Dell Social Innovation Challenge: Imagine Soap

The Dell Social Innovation Challenge identifies and supports promising young social innovators who dedicate themselves to solving the world’s most pressing problems with their transformative ideas. The challenge provides university students with world-class teaching and training, as well as with … Continue reading
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