Monthly Archives: November 2013

Design Entrepreneurship: PhilaU ID Welcomes Roger Ball

Last evening in the final event of this semester’s Industrial Design Speaker Series, PhilaU ID welcomed design thought leader Roger Ball. An author, designer and professor at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Ball has been crafting iconic products since 1983 for … Continue reading

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Sophomore Designs Chosen for Display at The Philadelphia Museum of Art

Congratulations to sophomore ID undergrads Josh Boyer, Sam Pawlak, and Nicki Topete. The table designs of the three were chosen for display at the Philadelphia Museum of Art through Friday of this week. The designs are also in the running for … Continue reading

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Alum’s Work Profiled on Gear Patrol

The product design of 4Moms was recently profiled on Gear Patrol. A 4Moms design team led by PhilaU ID Alum Elijah Wiegmann (BsID’06) won a Red Dot Award earlier this year for their Breeze Play Yard.

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The Way She Sees The World: PhilaU ID Welcomes Designer Chelsea Briganti

Chelsea Briganti recently visited campus as part of the department’s Industrial Design Speaker Series. After graduating from Parsons The New School for Design, where she studied under current PhilaU ID professor Lyn Godley, Chelsea, along with several of her classmates began … Continue reading

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Finnish Students Visit MsID for Collaborative Project

Industrial Design students from Aalto University in Finland are visiting our campus this week to do project research. Each year, students from the PhilaU MSID program work with Aalto and other collaborating schools worldwide to take on big design, business … Continue reading

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Toronto Kickoff for PhilaU Umbra Project

Students from the Junior class recently visited the Toronto headquarters of Umbra. The trip was the kick-off a collaborative project with the modern housewares company in which students will design products to fit within the major lines that Umbra currently offers. … Continue reading

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MsID Program Receives NASAD Accreditation

The M.S. in Industrial Design (MsID) program has officially received accreditation from The National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). The gold standard of design program accreditation, with this recognition comes the official endorsement of The Industrial Designers … Continue reading

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PhilaU Welcomes Editor-in-Chief of Core77 Allan Chochinov

The ID Department recently hosted a lecture entitled “It’s All Bad” by Allan Chochinov, editor-in-chief of the industrial design website Core77 and the Chair and co-founder of the MFA in Products of Design Program at The School of Visual Arts … Continue reading

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