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Studio 9.30

The Studio 9.30 RIT Design Consultancy is a multidisciplinary studio focused on the production of access and health technologies products. This group is motivated equally by real-world learning and helping people with various abilities in our community. The Innovation and Entrepreneurship … Continue reading
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RIT Alum Alex Freeman films T-Minus

While all of us were busy working designing locks, 2012 graduate Alex Freemean was busy filming us in our work habitat that he is so familiar with. After graduating he has been working in the city of Rochester filming and … Continue reading
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Show at Geisel Gallery

Graham Carson, an RIT lecturer in industrial design, runs his own metals studio focusing on both bladesmithing and traditional Japanese metalworking techniques, metal restoration and toolmaking. He is also a woodworker and painter. He will have a show featuring a … Continue reading
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RECAP: RIT ID at New York Design Week 2015

From May 8 to 19, RIT Industrial Design was well represented at New York Design Week 2015. Below are a few of the highlights. Metaproject 05 booth at ICFF, Javits Center This selection of projects is a representational portfolio of … Continue reading
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Faculty / Staff

 rdafaa@rit.edu Rick Auburn, Technician, Industrial/Interior Design Rick maintains the shop and studio area, supporting the various needs of our students, faculty, and staff. He assists members of the department in capacities such as operating machines, using tools, acquiring supplies, repairing, … Continue reading
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RIT-ID @IDSA Northeast Conference in Boston

A group of RIT students, alumni and faculty attended the IDSA Northeast Conference in Boston during April 24-25, 2015. The weekend was full of exciting activities which included a private tour of IDEO as well as visits to design studios … Continue reading
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Josh Owen, “Less might not be more, but it can be better”

RIT’s own Industrial Design Chair Josh Owen was featured in the latest issue of Bloomberg Business in an article titled “This Design Professor Makes Products With No Labels On Them” (Pulvirent 22 April 2015). Click here to watch the video, … Continue reading
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Design Blitz

Design Blitz was created to give students an unexpected high pressure design problem they must complete in only 3 hours. This semester, the Industrial Design Junior Studio II class at RIT was given this challenge in collaboration with an award … Continue reading
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Milan Design Week 2015

RIT Industrial design chair Josh Owen, graduate student Guillermo Fok, and Undergraduate student Veronica Lin take part in Milano Design Week. During this event, they will share their observations and experiences with RIT’s Industrial design blog. Day 1 After visiting one … Continue reading
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ID Sophomores tour state of the art manufacturing

Students in Amos Scully‘s Sophomore Studio toured Advantech, a low volume sheet metal and machining facility that does work in the defense, health care, and transportation industries. At their facility, students were impressed by the 240 ton metal brakes, robotic … Continue reading
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RIT Leadership Awards Winners

Please mark your calendars and join the RIT community as we celebrate RIT’s outstanding Industrial design student leaders, Hennah Abele and Emily Moore at the 2015 RIT Leadership Awards Ceremony on April 22nd. We congratulate Hennah and Emily on their … Continue reading
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Angela Corrado, 2015 RIT IDSA Student Merit Award Winner

Angela Corrado has been selected as the 2014 RIT-IDSA Student Merit Award winner. She will represent RIT at the Northeast District Conference in Boston, April 24-25, 2015. We congratulate Angela on her outstanding achievement and wish her best of luck … Continue reading
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Foundations in Art: Theory and Education conference

Professor Marissa Tirone presented at the Foundations in Art: Theory and Education conference on March 26th, 2015. The theme of the conference, “Tectonic Shifts: Breaking New Ground,” investigated issues concerning foundations programs and educational approaches brought forth by foundations faculty … Continue reading
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“Design matters: Vignelli Center for Design Studies”

It was reported in the Rochester City Newspaper that “RIT’s Vignelli Center is a teaching archive and museum of modernist marvels” (Rafferty 25 March 2015). Click here to read interviews with Professor and director of the Vignelli Center R. Roger … Continue reading
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The Interview Series: Guillermo Fok

Guillermo Fok, a graduate students of Industrial Design talks to RIT ID blog’s editor about his experiences during his study in RIT and his new project called RES+MAGIC+SoD. RIT ID-Design editor: We would like to know a little more about … Continue reading
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Designing with advice from international expert

Students from the Bachelors degree in Industrial Design participate in Cultural Design workshop Innovative proposals on clothing, shoes, picture frames and chairs were some of the products developed by industrial design students participating in a cultural design workshop, taught by … Continue reading
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Spring 2015 IdeaLab

Industrial design students and faculty members participated in IdeaLab which took place from October 14th to 15th. The RIT IdeaLab mixes multi-disciplinary student teams, coaches and industry sponsors to identify and solve real problems. It orchestrates an array of activities, … Continue reading
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‘Best poster’ at the 2014 Engineering and Product Design Conference

Amos Scully faculty recently received the award for ‘best poster’ at the 2014 Engineering and Product Design Conference this September by the Design Society of the UK. “The E&PDE conference will bring together representatives from education and industry who have … Continue reading
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2015 RIT ID GlassLab Fellowship Award Winner, Timothy Copeland

Congratulations to 2nd year Graduate Student, Timothy Copeland for being this year’s recipient of the CMoG GlassLab Design Fellowship. The GlassLab Design Fellowship provides TImothy with the opportunity to explore glass as a medium for rapid prototyping of ideas and … Continue reading
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Golf distance measuring devices designed by KEK

Paul Klock earned a BFA in Industrial Design at RIT, in 1990. He has been the industrial design manager and creative director of KEK Associates Inc. since 1994. Klock and his talented team at KEK collaborated with IZZO Golf to … Continue reading
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