Monthly Archives: December 2012

Grads Designing In Helsinki

First year MSID graduate students Seth Moczydlowski and Adam Louie recently travelled to Helsinki, Finland to work with the Industrial Design students at Aalto University. The ongoing projects are part of the Aalto’s interdisciplinary Product Development Projects program. On Seth’s … Continue reading

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Umbra Design Challenge Nears The Finish

Paul Rowan, co-founder of the international design company Umbra will visit the ID studios in January to critique the final designs from our Junior-level Design 5 Studio. Rowan’s visit will mark the completion a semester-long project in which Umbra challenged … Continue reading

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Food for Thought

By Hy Zelkowitz, Design Studio 7 Professor Senior Design Studio 7 worked on the “Opportunity Project” this semester. Student groups worked with professors Hy Zelkowitz and Peter Byar, doing ethnographic field research to identify potential “Areas of Opportunity” in food-related … Continue reading

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Feed The Birds: An Adventure In Collaboration

What happens when the users of a product are both human and animal? Can design address the needs of both groups? Which criteria take precedence and how do we make those decisions? Teams comprised of  ID students from Design Studio … Continue reading

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