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Mark your calendars, Antenna Design is coming to RIT!

RIT will hosting designers from Antenna Design at the Viganelli Center University Gallery. On March 4th, 2015. The topic of the event is Design for Behavior. Design can change people’s behavior and a change in behavior is necessary for solving … Continue reading
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T-minus 151

237 students 151 hours 48 teams 1 industry sponsor RIT’s industrial design program successfully completed its second annual T-minus 151 design blitz. Held during the first week of the second semester, 48 student teams comprised of all levels of the … Continue reading
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Medical/health care oriented designs by RIT Industrial Design students presented at the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology*

Dan Harel, an adjunct professor of design was invited to present work of his students at the Tel Aviv campus of the Technion earlier in January. About 35 graduate students representing multidisciplinary backgrounds including industrial design, architecture and engineering attended … Continue reading
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Home Appliances for Sustainable living

Presentation of a collaboration between General Electric and RIT’s Industrial Design program, exploring concepts in refrigeration and laundry that improve product lifestyle and promote sustainable user behavior. Friday, December 12, 2014 10:30 am-12:30 pm University Gallery, Booth Bldg. Event is … Continue reading
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Patricia Moore: Pioneer of Universal Design

Last week, world-renowned designer and gerontologist Patricia Moore took RIT ID by storm. If her numerous awards, a multitude of well-known clients, published books, and the recognition of ID Magazine as one of the “40 Most Socially Conscious Designers” in … Continue reading
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Anne Ghory-Goodman Named as CIAS Visiting Scholar

Dean Lorraine Justice has announced that Professor Anne Ghory-Goodman has been named Visiting Scholar in the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences. Ghory-Goodman comes to RIT as Professor Emeritus from the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design. Previously she was … Continue reading
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New Exciting Project! Fidget: inspiring natural movement

Fidget: inspiring natural movement Viggi Kids, a new children’s line of products by company Rove Design Group, launched its flagship product, Fidget, on Kickstarter on October 21th, 2014. Beside being playfully vibrantly colored, the Fidget is a three-in-one product which … Continue reading
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Project M Participants

Project M is a program which began ten years ago for creative designers between the ages of 18 and 30. The program is for designers who are conscious of the immense challenges humanity faces in today’s world and, concerned about the future, are … Continue reading
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Student Review of “Print the Legend” Documentary

The documentary Print the Legend, directed by Luis Lopez and J. Clay Tweel, tells the story of 3D printing from the perspectives of the startup companies MakerBot and Formlabs. It provides an in-depth look at the beginning of a new … Continue reading
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Senior ID Studio Projects

Profs. Kim Sherman, Mindy Magyar, Bruce Leonard: Senior Capstone The ID Senior Capstone is a two-semester self-directed design project. The full-year Capstone project offers an opportunity for in-depth exploration of various aspects of industrial design, as well as the chance … Continue reading
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Design Autopsy Invitation

Design Autopsy is upon us! The exhibition opens on October 17th at 5pm on the 4th Floor of the James E. Booth building. The show will feature a number of fantastic RIT Industrial Design Alumni, and guess what? You’re invited! … Continue reading
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What I Did This Summer

Even though fall is well on its way, that does not mean that summer should be long forgotten. Many of our industrial design students and faculty members had some unforgettable experiences this summer. We went around the industrial design studio … Continue reading
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ID Department Chair Discusses ID’s Use of the Wallace Center as an Essential Resource for Student Success

ID Department Chair Josh Owen took the time to discuss the importance of the Wallace Center to the students and faculty of the Industrial Design department. A relationship born at New Faculty Orientation led Josh to a successful partnership with … Continue reading
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RIT ID Alum Cristian Wicha Participates in Design@+ Exhibition Show

RIT ID Alum Cristian Wicha is currently participating in the Design@+ Exhibition Show. In Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Sister Cities Relations between the District of Columbia and Beijing, China, ‘Design@+’ aims to bridge the creative conversation between … Continue reading
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White House Maker Faire

Professor Jesse Harrington visited Washington, DC to attend the White House’s first ever Maker Faire on June 18th. It was a celebration of all the hard work that many designers have put in over the past five years to democratize … Continue reading
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RIT ID Alum, Scott Wilson, Donates to Vignelli Design Center

The Project That Kickstarted Kickstarter Raising nearly $200,000 within 72 hours on Kickstarter in 2010 and going on to gross nearly $1 million in 30 days, Scott Wilson’s TikTok + LunaTik kits for iPod Nano- milestone products in the success … Continue reading
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Research, Scholarship, and Creativity in CIAS: An Exhibition and Symposium

The mission of the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences is to inspire, innovate, and educate in fields where creativity and technology converge. Research, Scholarship, and Creativity in CIAS is a symposium and exhibition that showcases rigorous and creative research … Continue reading
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TEDxFulbright Conference in Washington, D.C.

April 5th marked the first time a TEDxFulbright conference was held in the US. Licensed by TED to highlight the vision of the Fulbright Program for international understanding and proactive community engagement, TEDxFulbright was a one-day interdisciplinary conference for Fulbright … Continue reading
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Fast Company’s 2014 Innovation By Design Awards

Fast Company‘s 3rd Annual Innovation By Design Awards are a great opportunity for students to be recognized for outstanding work. This year’s 10 categories include: Students, Apps, Data Visualization, Experimental, Graphic, Products, Social Good, Spaces, Health, and Experience. Entries are … Continue reading
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Melissa Moukperian: Guest Lecturer on April 15th

Melissa Moukperian, from Cornell University’s Fiber Science and Apparel Design Department, will be speaking about anthropometrics & functional apparel design in Kim Sherman’s class on April 15th. Melissa will talk specifically about a few projects that she has been involved … Continue reading
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