Monthly Archives: April 2013

Design for Healing

Recent PhilaU ID grad Jordan Cammarata (BsID ‘12) is a prototype student of the new integrated Design, Engineering and Business curriculum. It shows in his work so far: Jordan is bringing the transformative VAX-D treatment to India. VAX-D is a non-invasive … Continue reading

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Seniors Deliver Capstone Project Presentations

By Hy Zelkowitz, Design Studio 8 Professor Senior Capstones projects are always a journey. From indoor to outdoor learning with a portable stool and table combo by Tara Ridgeway and Christian Loos, to transforming the local coffee shop into your … Continue reading

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Delicious Design

PhilaU ID Grads Eliot Coven and Kris Pepper (both BsID ‘12) have applied their design expertise to the creation of a food truck and mobile farmer’s market that features sustainable, locally-sourced foods. Their simply-named Farm Truck has been garnering an … Continue reading

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Students & Employers Connect at DesignExpo

The Gallagher Center was filled with students and employers last week for the 10th annual PhilaU DesignExpo. The networking and portfolio-review event drew more than 60 employers and over 250 students. Employers pre-selected students for more than 600 scheduled portfolio reviews … Continue reading

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WHYY Features Grad’s Self-Balancing Electric Motorcycle

The self-balancing electric motorcycle project by MSID student Ken Reita (MsID ’13) has been featured online by Philadelphia’s WHYY News. Click here for the full story of the design work being done by Ken and his team.

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PhilaU Alum Wins Red Dot Award

A design team led by PhilaU ID Alum Elijah Wiegmann (BsID’06) has won a 2013 Red Dot “Best of The Best” Award for their 4moms Breeze Playyard. From nearly 5,000 products entered, only 58 were chosen by Red Dot for this highest … Continue reading

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The Kanbar Excellence in Design Competition Heats Up

The Industrial Design department’s  “Maurice Kanbar Excellence in Design Competition” is entering its tenth year.  The award recognizes the year’s best Capstone industrial design projects from the Senior class with prizes of $1000, $1500 and $2000.  Winners are selected by … Continue reading

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