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VISUAL DIARY: Industrial Design Students Visit Hong Kong & China

  Students from the Jefferson Industrial Design Programs (BsID and MsID) recently travelled to Hong Kong and China as part of our annual Study Abroad China Trip. The journey is designed to give students firsthand experience with Asian design, prototyping … Continue reading

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Location, Location, Location

By Zach Samalonis Jefferson University East Falls campus is home to the Jefferson Industrial Design Department. And its location is truly everything. The East Falls location is unique, one that many universities can’t say they have. Located only 20 minutes from … Continue reading

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Sprint 2018: An Insider View

By Zach Samalonis It has been a long running tradition in the Jefferson Industrial Design Department to host the Sprint Challenge. Sprint gives the students a taste of what it is like to be a real designer, working with real … Continue reading

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The 2018 ID Sprint Project: Examining the Adolescent Patient Experience with JeffSolves.

In this year’s Industrial Design Sprint Project, students are partnering with JeffSolves to design the future of the adolescent patient experience. JeffSolves a project incubator created to generate innovative approaches for diseases that lack effective treatments and could benefit from new therapies developed at … Continue reading

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Industrial Design Student Wins 1st Place in International Lighting Competition

Industrial design senior Richard Stone won first place and the $5,000 prize in Luflex’s LG OLED Design Competition, besting more than 650 students and professionals from around the world. Seven renowned designers and art directors selected the winners. The competition tasked … Continue reading

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Masters ID Student Takes First Place in Annual Top Ram Competition

By Zach Samalonis Seven teams of Jefferson students from the East Falls and Center City campuses recently pitched their ideas in the DEC Center Forum to a panel of judges for the annual Top Ram Competition. This year’s winner was … Continue reading

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3D Printed Heart Aids Doctor in Real-World Surgery

                                By Zach Samalonis Jefferson Industrial Design Senior Jackson Gordon recently helped a Thomas Jefferson University Hospital surgeon by 3D printing a model of a … Continue reading

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Jefferson ID Partners with Under Armour for a Unique Interdisciplinary Project

By Zach Samalonis Recently the University announced that Under Armour would be a sponsor of Jefferson athletes. But the partnership with Under Armour doesn’t stop there. Jefferson Industrial Design students now have the opportunity to collaborate with the athletic equipment … Continue reading

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Jefferson ID Impresses in the 2017 Collab Design Competition at The Philadelphia Museum of Art

“After months of work, four sophomore industrial design students were called out for awards.” By Zach Samalonis For the past few months, students from the Design 3 Studio have been hard at work, preparing for the 2017 COLLAB Student Design … Continue reading

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A Night Full of Conversations

“The 2017 Industrial Design Speaker Series Wraps up with a Panel Discussion and Portfolio Review” By Zach Samalonis Last week in the Jefferson ID Department, students learned what employers look for in design portfolios. The discussion panel featured professionals and alumni … Continue reading

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