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Health Technology Idea Lab Registration

It is time for the Spring 2015 IdeaLab at RIT with Rochester Regional Healthcare System. The IdeaLab is designed to employ innovative multidisciplinary RIT student teams to brainstorm and solve unique medical-related problems faced by RRHS. The IdeaLab is a … Continue reading
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The Future Of Education Starts Here.

The fall semester of 2014 was very exciting for the Industrial Design first year graduate students. During the Design Laboratory classes, professor Dan Harel gave his students the challenging mission of designing the classroom of the future for elementary schools. … Continue reading
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The Interview Series: Angela Corrado

Angela Corrado, the brilliant Industrial Design candidate talks to RIT ID blog’s editor about her experiences during her study abroad in Germany and the first prize she won in the ToyDesign2020 competition. RIT ID-Design editor: We would like to know … Continue reading
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Announcing the Spring 2015 Healthcare IdeaLab with Rochester Regional Health System.

The Spring 2015 IdeaLab is a program designed to link RRHS problems/challenges with RIT Technical and Creative Problems Solvers. We will employ student teams with multidisciplinary expertise to solve unique problems faced by Rochester Regional Health System. Please register by … Continue reading
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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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RIT ID Juniors place at Housewares Design Competition

Brendan Babiarz and Evan Cincotta were awarded 1st and 3rd place, respectively, at the 22nd International Housewares Student Design competition. Brendan’s dog bed “Yawn” which offers a passive way of collecting shedding hair from dogs while they rest in their … Continue reading
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T-Minus 151

Attention ALL RIT ID students, mark your calendars for 9am on January 26th for the kick-off of the second annual T-Minus 151hrs. What is T-Minus, you ask? T-151 is an intensive, one-week project rallying together all students of the RIT … 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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Junior Soft Goods Studio Exhibit

Junior Soft Goods Studio Exhibit A collection of bag prototypes produced by Industrial Design students as part of the Junior Soft Goods Studio I fall semester session. Wednesday, December 10, 2014 11:00 am – 1:00 pm ID Studio Booth Building, … Continue reading
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Metaproject 05 Winners

This past Tuesday, November 18th, Kikkerland and Bed Bath & Beyond joined the RIT Industrial Design department in the University Gallery to announce this year’s Metaproject winners! Barbara Weston, Director of Product Design for Bed Bath & Beyond, Jan van … 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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Faculty Exhibition Opening

Come to the Faculty Exhibition Opening tomorrow night! See professional projects from your ID professors: Mindy Magyar, Stan Rickel, Gary Molinari and Josh Owen. Faculty Exhibition Opening November 21, 2014 5-7pm in the Bevier Gallery
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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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Thought at Work

Thought at Work Thought at Work is a 3-day design conference taking place this weekend, October 24th-26th, at RIT. We will bring together design students from schools throughout the US and Canada, providing a one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn, connect, and … Continue reading
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Design Autopsy 2014 Round-up

Design Autopsy Opening Reception The opening reception of this year’s Design Autopsy included the exhibition of ten of RIT’s top Industrial Design alumni and the display of their successful products. All of the featured alumni were present for the opening … Continue reading
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ID Senior Angela Corrado Wins First Place in Young Design and Material Contest

Angela Corrado, a senior industrial design student, won first place in the ‘Young Design and Material’ contest. The task was to design “the toy of the future” while keeping in mind sustainability. The contest was sponsored by Spielwarenmesse, an international … 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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