News by Topic: Art And Design

  • January 15, 2020

    'student playing cardboard prototype of a pinball machine.'

    RIT students create pinball machines for History and Design of Pinball course

    As part of an interactive games and media course, 12 RIT students made cardboard and digital pinball machines designed around themes of their own choosing. For the final exam, students brought their creations to The Strong National Museum of Play and had visitors give their physical and virtual pinball machines a test drive.

  • December 11, 2019

    'flowers and mementos on floor near doors.'

    Ysa Perez's year in photos  

    I-D features Ysa Perez '10 (professional photographic illustration) and a selection of her photography over the past year.

  • December 5, 2019

    'Artist paints small wooden block.'

    Craft in America  

    "Craft in America," a documentary series on handmade objects and the artists who make them, will feature furniture maker Wendy Maruyama '80 MFA (woodworking and furniture design). The episode is scheduled to air at 10 p.m. Dec. 27 on WXXI-TV.

  • December 3, 2019

    'R. Roger Remington with Harper's Bazaar magazines in the background.'

    Roger Remington, the Vignelli Distinguished Professor of Design, to retire in May

    R. Roger Remington, RIT’s longest-serving faculty member, will retire in May after 57 years at the university. In addition to building a nationally recognized graphic design program in the College of Art and Design, Remington transformed RIT into an international archival resource for design, earning many of the industry’s most distinguished awards along the way.

  • November 26, 2019

    'environmental portrait of Patricia Moore.'

    Trend Report: Design for All Ages  

    Dwell features Patricia Moore ’74 (industrial design), an internationally renowned designer, gerontologist, and leading authority on consumer lifespan behaviors

  • November 18, 2019

    'Giant portrait of young man being installed on exterior brick wall.'

    Alumni Update: Goldman cultivates love with photo project

    After years of working in commercial photography, Rob Goldman ’84 (professional photography) decided he needed to change his routine and focus on something new. Goldman quit commercial photography and embarked on several independent projects that focused on the reality, struggles, and beauty of life.

  • November 18, 2019

    'woman talks while sitting in brown chair.'

    Alumni Update: Alumna feted with National Design Award

    Patricia Moore ’74 (industrial design), an internationally renowned designer, gerontologist, and leading authority on consumer lifespan behaviors, received the prestigious Cooper Hewitt National Design Award in New York City in October.