Category Archives: Student Projects

Signatures Deadline: February 1

Signatures Magazine is RIT’s resident literary and art magazine, and is currently looking for submissions for this years edition. “February 1 is the deadline for student submissions to this year’s issue of Signatures, RIT’s annual art-and-literary magazine, now in its … Continue reading
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Metaproject 03 – Competition Invitation

Please join the senior students of industrial design, Metaproject 03, in the third annual student design competition. February 7th, 2013 Center for Student Innovation, RIT 9am – 10am Students present concepts, 2 min each, open to public 10am – 12:30pm … Continue reading
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Reebok will be at RIT

Attention ID Students: Reebok will be at RIT on February 1st! This is your last chance to sign up for a portfolio review and learn more about the Reebok programs. You need to sign up by Monday, January 28th, to … Continue reading
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RES Exhibit Services and RIT ID, a Partnership

RES Exhibit Services, a Rochester based tradeshow exhibit design company, has become an incredible partner, and resource, for RIT Industrial Design. The Industrial Design department’s partnership with RES began a couple of years ago, when Professor Josh Owen went looking … 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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Alex Bennett’s CertainSpice to be Shown at International Housewares Show

Alex Bennett, an ID Junior, received an honorable mention at the Housewares Student Design Competition 2013. His project CertainSpice, addresses proper spices dispensing for people with low vision, stood out at the judging event out of over 250 entries from … Continue reading
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International Coverage for the Urban Roller

Senior Industrial Design student, Megan Lin recently received international design coverage for The Urban Roller Bike Trailer. Megan has combined the functions of luggage and trailer, allowing urban commuters to use the Urban Roller as a trailer and as a … Continue reading
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ICON Magazine: Kejia Liu

Kejia Liu, RIT industrial design graduate student, has been featured in the January issue of ICON magazine for her design of the “Windmill Stool”. Her design will also be shown on their website product section for the next 6 months. … Continue reading
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Furniture Design in Scandinavia at Danish Institute for Study Abroad

The Furniture Design in Scandinavia at Danish Institute for Study Abroad Exhibition is now open in the RIT University Gallery until January 19, 2013. A reception will take place on January 9 from 5:00pm to 6:30pm in the University Gallery. … Continue reading
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ID Students: Study Abroad In Denmark

RIT Industrial Design students can now apply to study at the Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS) summer program in Copenhagen, Denmark. Last summer 9 students from RIT’s Industrial Design and School for American Crafts programs attended the Furniture Design … Continue reading
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NYSP2I R&D: 2nd Annual Student Competition Award

Congratulations to ID Graduate students Cong Yao and JongSoo Gang, who were awarded $2000 in the NYS Pollution Prevention Institute 2nd Annual Student Competition. They are working on a project led by Assistant Professor Alex Lobos, that is looking to … Continue reading
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Design for (Your) Product Lifetime Student Challenge: 1st Place Goes To RIT Students

Congratulations to RIT students Gabriel Nicasio, Praneeth Pulusani and John Zakrzewski, the 1st place winners of the Design for (Your) Product Lifetime Student Challenge presented by Autodesk. Their design for “The Easy Access Computer Monitor”, was one of two first … Continue reading
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Metaproject02 Winners Featured on CMOG GlassLab Blog

This past summer, Metaproject02 winners, Dan Ipp and Tom Zogas, participated in the GlassLab at the Corning Museum of Glass. The CMOG recently uploaded a video of Dan and Tom during their time at the GlassLab. Dan and Tom were … Continue reading
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Black Traces: Social Space Project

Black Traces is an exhibition currently on display at the Istanbul Design fair, that consists of the outcomes from a semester long product design studio held at Kadir Has University in collaboration with RIT Industrial Design and LASDER. RIT Professor … Continue reading
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IDSA Student Chapter Recognition: Thought@Work

The IDSA has highlighted RIT as the student chapter of the month for November. This prestigious selection was due in part to the hard work and success of the Thought @ Work student conference that took place in October. Aaron … Continue reading
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Recap: Thought @ Work

From October 26th to the 28th, RIT ID played host to Thought@Work, a Student Industrial Design Conference. This student run conference brought 18 professionals and 10 graduate students to speak to nearly 280 students from schools across the Northeast. The … Continue reading
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Strong Arm Wins Again

ID Senior, Sean Petterson, and his business partner, Justin Hillery, are continuing to win awards for the Strong Arm Lifting System. The duo were among the top four at the MassChallenge entrepreneurship competition, and received a $100,000.00 Diamond Prize. Their … Continue reading
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Wallet Project

RIT ID sophomore Reese Zecchin will present Distinguished Horton Speaker, Alec Baldwin with his entrepreneurial wallet project during Brick City weekend. RIT ID salutes Alec Baldwin: “Call us, we’ll build you a better Funcooker.” – Josh Owen, Chair of Industrial … Continue reading
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PureCap Eco-Detergent

Recent RIT-ID grads Katherine Sears and Dom Colaprete along with entrepreneur Laura Weller-Brophy are developing an exciting new system for a sustainable laundry detergent. The project, named PureCap, started as an independent study led by Professor Alex Lobos. The team … Continue reading
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i do 2012: Final Presentations

The International Design Opportunity 2012: Ageing in the City, hosted final presentations earlier this summer at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design. Four RIT students (Rob Fish, Alex Bennett, Maritza Garcia, and Aaron Jackendoff) and RIT Professors Stan … Continue reading
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