Monthly Archives: February 2013

Cologne: PhilaU Designs for the City

Following last semester’s collaborative project with the Köln International School of Design (KISD), a group of Philadelphia University ID students and faculty recently travelled to the school in Germany. While there, PhilaU and KISD students worked together researching design opportunities … Continue reading

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Grad Project featured at Startup Weekend – Health Philadelphia

Last weekend graduate ID student Don Pancoe presented his Capstone Project at Startup Weekend – Health Philadelphia. Don’s system transforms the doctor/patient experience by seamlessly integrating electronic medical records with standard examination tools. The project received favorable reviews from the industry professionals … Continue reading

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Juniors Present Final Designs to Umbra

Paul Rowan, co-founder of international design company Umbra visited campus last week to review the final  projects designed by the Junior class. The visit was the culmination of a semester-long collaboration with the Canadian firm. Students began the project with … Continue reading

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Stephan Copeland Comes To PhilaU

Last week the Industrial Design department welcomed designer Stephan Copeland to campus. In a lecture at the Kanbar Performance Space, Copeland the development of a wide range of his projects – from adaptable workspace tools for Knoll to lighting projects … Continue reading

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Lighting Learning at Philips

The Sophomore and Senior ID undergrads recently travelled to North Jersey to attend a special day-long lighting design seminar at the Philips Lighting Application Center. Through vivid demonstrations and hands-on experiments, students explored an array of key principles for using … Continue reading

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Take Your Doorstep with You

The latest project by ID Alum John Modestine (BSInD ’11) of Edison Junior Design Laboratory enables iPhone users to see who’s at the front door and communicate directly with them – anytime, anywhere. The Doorbot is a camera doorbell that … Continue reading

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An Evening with Umbra’s Paul Rowan

Join us for an evening with Paul Rowan of Umbra on Wednesday February 6 from 6:00–7:00pm in the Forum at the DEC Building. Paul is the co-founder of Umbra, a worldwide leader in modern, affordable design for the home. He’ll … Continue reading

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Designing the Future with Rubbermaid & Paper Mate

Last week’s department-wide Sprint Project challenged students to create market-ready design concepts for not one but two iconic brands: Rubbermaid and Paper Mate. For one week during each Spring semester, all students – undergrads and grads alike – divide into … Continue reading

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