The MFA in Industrial Design at RIT is an interdisciplinary, multinational program focused on design foundations and guided exploration. The faculty represent a diverse range of industry and academic backgrounds, providing students balanced exposure to applied research and human-centered processes. The course of study emphasizes progressive skill sets, a rich variety of projects and design with meaningful intent — which is encapsulated in students’ thesis work. Below are thesis projects from the Class of 2020.
Main design: Teng Teng’s “Liknee” — posture support equipment for lengthy periods of sitting.