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Recap: RIT ID at New York Design Week 2014

From May 17 to 22, RIT Industrial Design was well represented at New York Design Week 2014. Below are a few of the highlights. Metaproject 04 booth at ICFF, Javits Center This selection of projects is a representational portfolio of … Continue reading
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Lecturers

Lauralee Alben, Hans Allemann Robert Appleton Marshall, Arisman Reyner, Banham Saul Bass, Patrick Beck, Yves Béhar, George and Gregory Beylerian, Michael Bierut, Allan Chochinov, Chuck Bigelow, Andrew Boag, Wilburn Bonnell, Dan Boyarski, Peter Bradford, Peter Bressler, Michael Burke, Steve Byers, … Continue reading
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Strong Arm Wins the New York Design Awards

New York Design Awards is a prestigious award given to the best design teams individually selected by a rigorous design panel. The StrongArm Team has won the Product Design category for the StrongArm Ergoskeleton. The team is incredibly happy and … Continue reading
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Access Technology IdeaLab@RIT

IdeaLab@RIT sparks innovative solutions for individuals with disabilities. The Access Technology IdeaLab@RIT is a brainstorming marathon—run on sheer adrenalin. The most recent one held the last weekend of April was no exception. Several teams of RIT students and their coaches … Continue reading
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Safety and the Elements: First Year ID Graduate Presentation

The first year Industrial Design graduate students will be presenting explorations that integrate safety and the four basic elements: fire, water, air and earth. Wednesday May 21, 2014 2:00-4:00pm Booth Building, Room 4621
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NYC Gallery Crawl with Wendell Castle

Join RIT Artist in Residence, Wendell Castle this Saturday, May 17 for his annual gallery crawl in New York City. He will be meeting whoever is interesting in attending at the first gallery, Friedman Benda at 1pm. Gallery schedule and … Continue reading
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Activating the Archive 03: GlassLab and RIT

For Activating the Archive 03, a partnership with the Corning Museum of Glass, first year graduate students designed and developed a product suitable for glass production in consideration of the following context: Drinking vessel. Students utilized glass as a primary … Continue reading
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RIT’s Sixth Kern Conference on Visual Communication

Assistant Professor Mindy Magyar recently participated in RIT’s sixth Kern Conference on Visual Communication. The theme of this year’s conference, which took place April 24-26, was “Communicating Identity/Consuming Difference.” Professor Magyar shared her research with interdisciplinary scholars in a presentation … Continue reading
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RIT ID Alum Sam Aquillano Honored at IIDA NE Business Leaders Breakfast 2014

IIDA New England Chapter This upcoming Thursday, May 8th, the 23rd annual Business Leaders Breakfast will take place at the Westin Waterfront hotel, where RIT ID Alum Sam Aquillano will be honored. As Co-Founder and Director of Design Museum Boston, … Continue reading
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Design Conversations: George M. and Gregory Beylerian

Design Conversations: George M. and Gregory Beylerian Wednesdsay, May 7th 4:45pm University Gallery, Booth Hall Learning from Experience George M. Beylerian was born in Alexandria, Egypt to Armenian merchant parents, and after emigrating to the US, graduated cum laude from … Continue reading
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OH YES! Open House Year End Studio

OH YES! School of Design Year End Open House The Industrial Design department in conjunction with the other departments within the School of Design will open its doors as part of OH YES! Come see recent student work and meet … Continue reading
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RIT ID: NYC Design Week 2014

Loll Designs + RIT Industrial Design Wanted Design Waterfront – The Tunnel 269 11th Avenue Booth #17 May 17, 18, & 19 10am to 7pm Open to the Public First year graduate students designed and developed products suitable for inclusion … Continue reading
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Faculty Spotlight: Bruce Leonard

We had the chance to interview Professor Bruce Leonard, who was hired this year as our latest Full-time Lecturer in the Industrial Design department. Student: What is your position at RIT? Bruce: I am completing my first full year as … Continue reading
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RIT ID Alum Hong Ying Guo Wins A’ Design Award

Former Industrial Design graduate student Hong Ying Guo has won the A’ Design Award in the Medical Devices category for his EpiShell Epinephrine Injector design, as well as an A’ Design Award in the Furniture Design category for his “Pillow … Continue reading
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CIAS 20/20 Presentations and Panel Discussion

20/20 Presentations and Panel Discussion Moderator: Roslyn Bakst Goldman Associate Professor Josh Owen, SOD Associate Professor Keith Howard, SOA Assistant Professor Jane Shellenbarger, SAC Each presenter showed presentations compiled of twenty slides that were shown for twenty seconds each, in … Continue reading
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RIT Industrial Design’s Participation in Imagine RIT 2014

Industrial design students will be taking part in a variety of exhibits at the Imagine RIT Festival this upcoming Saturday, May 3rd: 1. Activating the Vignelli Archive is an initiative in which students use original archive materials from the Massimo … Continue reading
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Imagine Soap Team Takes First Place in State Business Plan Competition

RIT’s Imagine Soap team won first place in the New York Business Plan Competition in Albany. Imagine Soap, led by Brendan Gordon, an MFA student in Industrial Design from New Orleans, with teammates Jonathan Morris-Eppolito, an MBA student from Skaneateles, … Continue reading
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Activating the Archive 03: Corning Museum of Glass

For Activating the Archive 03, first year graduate students designed and developed a product suitable for glass production in consideration of the following context: Drinking vessel. Students will utilize glass as a primary material to explore this condition. Guest lecturers … Continue reading
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20/20 Presentations and Panel Discussion

20/20 Presentations and Panel Discussion CIAS Research, Scholarship and Creativity Symposium Wednesday, April 30 from 5:00-7:00PM University Gallery There will be three rapid “Pecha Kucha” style presentations by the faculty, followed by a panel discussion during which students are encouraged … Continue reading
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Dubai Exhibition at Sunken Gallery

If you engage in travel, you will arrive. -Ibn Arabi (1165-1240) The exhibition includes projects created as part of the Dubai and Beyond course held on the ground in the United Arab Emirates in January and over spring term on … Continue reading
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