May 18, 2022
Student-crafted beer glass design to hit store shelves
Emily Castrichini, winner of the graphic design program's beer glass design competition in partnership with Belgian beer brand Duvel, will see her Rochester-inspired goblet sold as a special-edition glass at Wegmans locations.
May 10, 2022
Projects from EUREKA! design workshop see real-world application
Non-profit partners from RIT's annual interdisciplinary workshop have recently implemented ideas developed by teams of students working to use their skills for social good.
December 7, 2021
Student designer represents RIT on three packaging competition winning teams in four years
Kelly Fellner is still packing heat. The packaging science major has been on three winning RIT student teams in the past four years at the annual Paperboard Packaging Design Challenge. In 2018, she was part of the Packing Heat team that took first place for its subscription box filled with fiery sauces and treats.
November 1, 2021
RIT partners with local park to promote 'hidden gem' of Rochester
Student strategized how to raise the profile of Washington Grove for the School of Design's annual EUREKA! workshop, an initiative in which students use design-thinking strategies to solve community challenges.
June 1, 2021
Student-run design firm brings entrepreneurial spirit to campus
Command+g Design Lab provides a platform for students to execute client projects while learning the intricacies of running a professional design firm.
November 25, 2020
Making a difference through design
Sales from t-shirts designed by faculty Carol Fillip and Lorrie Frear are benefitting Music is Art, a non-profit organization founded by Goo Goo Dolls bassist Robby Takac.
November 5, 2020
Students take top placements in annual Paperboard Packaging Design Challenge
The RIT student-designers on Team Frears placed second in the 2020 Paperboard Packaging Student Design Challenge for their packaging designs of a toolkit for educators to be distributed by the national program Trees into Cartons, Cartons into Trees, (TICCIT).
February 2, 2020
Undergraduate students create sustainable packaging options for Milwaukee Tool
Undergraduate students from packaging science, graphic design and industrial design worked over the semester to improve packaging and branding identity for Milwaukee Tools and its Shockwave power drill bits as part of the Packaging Systems class challenge.
October 31, 2019
RIT students place second in national packaging design competition
Team Pacman, a group of undergraduate students from Rochester Institute of Technology, placed second among 54 entries from competing universities in the recent Paperboard Packaging Alliance’s national Student Design Challenge.
October 31, 2018
RIT team wins 2018 Paperboard Packaging Student Design ChallengeRIT’s “Packin’ Heat” student team was a spicy favorite at the 2018 Paperboard Packaging Student Design Challenge. The group of undergraduates took first place among 58 collegiate teams in the national design competition.