Category Archives: Legacy Posts

These are posts that predate the launch of the combined blog at http://wordpress.philau.edu/inddesign on March 15, 2012.

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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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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