Category Archives: ID – Undergraduate Program

Articles of interest to Industrial Design students and faculty.

The Power of Design

Industrial Design Juniors design the next generation of products for Powerhouse Industrial design is all about discovering how a product fits into a market, or how a current product can be improved. But design isn’t an individual task. Many times designers … Continue reading

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Mapping Light

Industrial Design students come together with animation students to light up the Ravenhill Chapel Lights surrounds us. When someone has the power to manipulate light they have the power to control how an individual feels and experiences a space. The … Continue reading

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Lighting Laurel Hill

Industrial Design Students light up Laurel Hill Cemetery Laurel Hill Cemetery is a historic cemetery located in East Falls, Philadelphia, right down the street from Jefferson University. Founded in 1836, it was the second major cemetery in the country. Every … Continue reading

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Designing the Future of Glassware

Industrial Design Juniors and Graduate Students partner with ARC International One of the most unique experiences of the industrial design program at Jefferson University is the client sponsored projects. Over the years, Jefferson has remained close with many of its … Continue reading

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The Student-Designed Design Conference

Last week Jefferson ID students produced a new edition of TANDEM, the yearly student-run design conference that’s fast become a high point of Fall semesters in the program. This year’s TANDEM conference was held in the DEC Center at Jefferson’s … Continue reading

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A SUMMER OF DESIGN: Startups

Jefferson ID Seniors Adam Hecht and Alex Tholl have launched a joint effort to propel the work of inventors, entrepreneurs and product startups. The duo officially came together as DiveDesign after years of working together on class projects and design … Continue reading

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A SUMMER OF DESIGN: Internships

Senior Jefferson ID student Alison Schlicher (BsID’19) used this past summer to gain invaluable experience in her concentration area of Furniture Design. Alison sought out and completed an internship at the Danish firm of Bruun Olsen Flet located in Hillerød, … Continue reading

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A SUMMER OF DESIGN: Competitions

Summer is the time that Industrial Design students at Jefferson take the skills they’ve learned in the classroom out into the world via internships, startups, collaborations and competitions. To celebrate the beginning of our Fall semester, we’ll be doing a special … Continue reading

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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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