Category Archives: Student Projects

Metaproject 01 at the ICFF May 14-17

The response that Fritz and five of his fellow RIT industrial design classmates have received about their chair prototypes on exhibit in New York City has been overwhelmingly positive. Less than a half hour into the start of the International … Continue reading
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Water Filtration Design Concept Presentation

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RIT @ ICFF New York City May 14-17

Metaproject 01: Wilsonart DIS Program – University of Copenhagen
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ART REVIEW: Senior shows: School of American Crafts & RIT Industrial Design

I’ve long thought that the “I” in RIT could easily stand for imaginative, and this May the art students of Rochester Institute of Technology are proving my point. Works of beauty and of functionality are found all over the city … Continue reading
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Imagine RIT: Industrial Design booth

At the Imagine RIT Festival on Saturday, May 7, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) stopped by the Industrial Design exhibit booth in Gordon Field House. Schumer is shown here looking over the work of students in Kim Sherman’s spring quarter … Continue reading
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ID Senior Show Friday, May 6th!

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Metaproject Winners posted on Core77

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Student Teams Win American Packaging Corp. and Kraft Design Challenge

Design and packaging students combine distinctive skills to improve product packages Feb. 15, 2011 by Michelle Cometa (RIT University News) Using their combined skills in graphic design, industrial design and packaging science, Rochester Institute of Technology students won top honors … Continue reading
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Wilsonart Challenges: Student Design Competition

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Designing Style – ID featured in RIT Anthenaeum

“I really like this because it’s geometric and serves multiple purposes,” says Kari Calenzo, a fourth-year industrial design student, 
who has paused mid-aisle in the housewares 
department at Target. She is peering up at a sleek wooden floor lamp that … Continue reading
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ID Student Organization hosting “What I Did Last Summer”

Friday, December 10th Campus Center Reading Room 6:00pm – 8:00pm Come down and see a slew of quick presentations by students and faculty about how they spent their summer: co-ops and internships, summer design jobs, study abroad and more. If … Continue reading
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WE HAVE A WINNER!

Challenged to create a Tabletop Accessory Set, inspired by Alessi and target, eighty four students from nine regional universities responded with intelligent, distinctive, and occsionally whimsical solutions. Jae Ho Seo, a graduate student in the Industrial Design program was the … Continue reading
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#2011 – ID Senior Exhibit Announced

The exhibition is open to all senior undergraduate Industrial Design students.  It will be a gallery exhibition, opening on the first Friday of May 2011 (May 6), remaining open through graduation (May21).  The exhibition will open with a reception as … Continue reading
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ID Grad Students Present DIY $29.95 Project to Home Depot

1st year ID grad students presented their project, DIY $29.95, to Store Manager, Ahmad Rivazfar, along with Department Mangers and Sales staff. DIY $29.95 projects inspire new ideas, and promote change. Through the eyes of the customer, DIY $29.95 projects … Continue reading
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ID grad students, Lin & Turner, featured in RIT’s University Magazine

The business idea that Sandra Turner and Shen-Chuang Lin are working on isn’t exactly glamorous. But it could solve a real problem faced by many people.  They’re developing a product for people who perspire excessively.  Options currently on the market … Continue reading
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Jae Ho Seo, graduate student, awarded "Furniture Design Award for Academic Excellence" at the Danish Institute this summer

This past summer, Jae studied furniture design at the  Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS), affiliated with the University of Copenhagen, and a study abroad program in the College of Imaging Arts & Sciences at RIT.  More than 50 American … Continue reading
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Sustainability PhD students & seniors from Industrial Design team up in new Sustainable Product Design Course

  Alex Lobos & Dr. Callie Babbitt introduce new class: Sustainable Product Design enables an interdisciplinary collaboration between Sustainability and Industrial Design. Both areas will offer their unique approach while learning and integrating knowledge from each other. Sustainable Product Design … Continue reading
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Ming Hsuan Chiang, graduate student, designs new amusement park ride

Ming Hsuan Chiang (Tony), a graduate student in RIT’s industrial design program, has built an 18-foot long rotatable seesaw for his thesis project. Chiang has been working for the past two months with Dean Shorey, an engineer at Seabreeze Amusement … Continue reading
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Wilsonart teaches class how to apply laminate

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New ID Student Group Kicks-off year with party

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