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Professor Owen Invited to Participate in Symposium at Rhode Island School of Design

Last week the Furniture Design department hosted Material Lessons, a two-day symposium exploring the importance of materials research and knowledge in the practice of art and design. On Thursday, March 20, Department Head John Dunnigan MFA 80 ID welcomed students, … Continue reading
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Metaproject 03 Book Wins an Addy

This year’s Rochester Advertising Federation (RAF) awards event drew a record 500 registrants, all gathered to celebrate creative campaigns of local professionals and students in the Rochester advertising market. The Metaproject 03 book won an award in the 2014 RAF … Continue reading
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Core77 Design Blog Post on Housewares Show

Core77 has posted coverage about the winners of the 2014 International Home + Housewares Show. RIT ID Junior Audrey Kirk is one of those top winners, placing third for “Maize”, her contemporary corn broom design. It is noted to be … Continue reading
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2014 Alfred L. & Ruby C. Davis Leadership Award Winner, Veronica Lin

Congratulations to Undergraduate Industrial Design Student, Veronica Lin, on being awarded the 2014 Alfred L. & Ruby C. Davis Leadership Award! The award is given to students who demonstrate significant effort toward the improvement and quality of campus life at … Continue reading
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Professor Lobos Speaks at UDESIGN Conference in Mexico

Professor Alex Lobos was recently invited to participate in UDESIGN, an international design conference at Universidad de Monterrey’s Centro Roberto Garza Sada. Professor Lobos had a number of interventions at the event, including a talk on emotion and sustainability, a … Continue reading
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Design Conversations: Joel Katz

Design Conversations: Joel Katz Tuesday, March 18th 4:45pm University Gallery, Booth Hall Design for Understanding Issues in Design Joel Katz is a designer, photographer, author, and teacher. His firm, Joel Katz Design Associates, is known for its thoughtful and user-centered … Continue reading
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2014 RIT ID GlassLab Fellowship Award Winner, Bridget Sheehan

Congratulations to graduating Graduate Student, Bridget Sheehan, on being awarded the second annual GlassLab Fellowship! The GlassLab Design Fellowship provides Bridget with the opportunity to explore glass as a medium for rapid prototyping of ideas and participate in a two-day … Continue reading
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Graduate Thesis Exhibit Opening

Graduate Thesis Exhibit Opening Friday, March 7th 5-7pm Bevier Gallery, Booth Hall The Second Year graduate ID students participating in the opening are: Brendan Gordon Bridget Sheehan Boyuan Ling Erica Nwankwo Henry Tao Lei Hong Zimo Pan The thesis exhibition … Continue reading
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Design Conversations: Michael Bierut

Design Conversations: Michael Bierut Tuesday, March 4th 4:45pm University Gallery, Booth Hall What I’ve Learned So Far Michael Bierut studied graphic design at the University of College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning. Prior to joining Pentagram in 1990 as … Continue reading
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Professor Alex Lobos in The New York Times

Professor Alex Lobos was quoted in The New York Times’ Home & Garden section in an article on the technological advancement of household appliances. The article, What Goes Beep in the Night, discusses the ‘aural cues’ that come with new, … Continue reading
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City as Site: Dubai and Beyond

Professors Roberley Bell and Meredith Davenport recently led a class to Dubai for City as Site: Dubai and Beyond. The group of twelve students that traveled to Dubai included four students from the industrial design department. They spent twelve days … Continue reading
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Upcycled Information Sessions

The 3rd Annual Upcycled Furniture Contest is back! The contest requires you to repurpose old library books to make modern furniture. Join us for information sessions on Tuesday, February 4th, 11-1pm at the SAU and on Wednesday, Feb. 5th, 4-6pm … Continue reading
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Josh Owen Invited to Lecture at Marco

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey Josh Owen is invited to speak about his professional work at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Mexico and to meet with students at the Estudio de Diseño Tec de Monterrey, Departamento de … Continue reading
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Design Contest: Lagoa & GrabCAD

Lagoa and GrabCAD have joined forces to create a design contest that gives you the opportunity to let your creative juices flow. They supply you with a model of an RC Truck. You render it into something amazing. Lagoa, a … Continue reading
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IdeaLab@RIT & RGHS Create Solutions in Health Care

A few weeks ago, IdeaLab@RIT and RGHS partnered up to create solutions in health care. Teams of students from the IdeaLab at Rochester Institute of Technology brainstormed solutions to solve medical-related problems faced by Rochester General Health System. The projects … Continue reading
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Signatures Magazine Accepting Student Submissions

Signatures Magazine is now accepting work from RIT students for its Spring 2014 print issue and for a new online magazine. Signatures has been showcasing the work of RIT students since 1985. The print issue, to be launched at Imagine … Continue reading
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Design is One Video Showing: Tuesday, November 19th

Design is One: Lella and Massimo Vignelli Design is One, a title that pinpoints where the Vignelli’s individual lives converge, is an illuminating, if not entirely seamless, tribute and biography- a career-capping documentary by Roberto Guerra and Kathy Brew, which … Continue reading
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Time to Take a Plunge into RIT’s Tiger Tank

Do you have a unique business idea? Apply to RIT’s Tiger Tank! This event, sponsored by the Saunders College of Business, gives students the opportunity to pitch their business idea to a panel of judges to win cash prizes. Submissions … Continue reading
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New Shop One² Display for the Magic Center

A display has been curated for The Magic Center using work from Shop One². In the prominent display case, work by Industrial Designer Professors Stan Rickel and Josh Owen, are seen along side ID Alumni work by Casey Schneiderman and … Continue reading
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Design Autopsy

Design Autopsy: An Exhibit Featuring RIT Industrial Design Alumni Work Design Autopsy is the second annual exhibition of Alumni work from the RIT Industrial Design department. This exhibit is meant to help reveal the diversity and process behind the profession … Continue reading
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