Industrial Design MFA Thesis Exhibition

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A rendering of people cooking in a kitchen.

RIT's industrial design MFA program is an interdisciplinary, multinational program focused on design foundations and guided exploration. MFA candidates are challenged to develop individualized approaches to design through collaboration with students and faculty across the university.

The industrial design thesis exhibition, the culmination of design work by 11 second-year students, is on view from April 29-May 4 in University Gallery. A reception is scheduled for 3-6 p.m. Thursday, May 2. 

The program's course of study emphasizes progressive skill sets, a rich variety of projects, and design with meaningful intent. Industry partnerships factor heavily into coursework, grounding conceptual design in production-oriented outcomes. Recent and ongoing partnerships include the Corning Museum of Glass, Arc of Monroe, Loll, Autodesk, GE, Herman Miller, and Fabrica. Aesthetic sensitivity, technical competence, social and environmental awareness, and analytical thought are developed and applied to meet the challenge of designing products, packaging and systems for human needs. 

Wendy Marks
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When and Where
May 02, 2024
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Room/Location: Booth Hall, second floor

Open to the Public

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