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.

Designing the Future with Johnson & Johnson

Industrial Design undergrads and grads teamed with fellow students throughout the Kanbar College of Design, Engineering & Commerce this weekend to address the future of care for refugee populations with the product development staff of Johnson & Johnson. The project is called Nexus … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Class of 2021!

Faculty and staff greeted some 600 new students and their families as they streamed down the walkway to the Gallagher Athletic, Recreation and Convocation Center Aug. 17 for Convocation. They are the first freshman class of the new Jefferson (Philadelphia … Continue reading

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PhilaU ID Heads into Summer with Record Internships Across the Program

Though the semester is officially over, the summer is an incredibly active period for students in the PhilaU ID program. It’s the time when they further immerse themselves in the world of design through professional internships. This summer will see … Continue reading

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Tired Designers, Happy Clients: The ID Sprint Project Final Presentations

This year’s Industrial Design Sprint Project ended in front of a capacity crowd in the DEC Forum last Tuesday. The design staff from Noria Home were on hand with both the Grad and Undergrad ID faculty last Wednesday to review the results of the intensive … Continue reading

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Freshman ID Project Featured by Make Magazine

One of the final results from Design 1, the first studio class in the PhilaU undergraduate ID studio sequence, has been featured on the Make Magazine website: See Woodcut Topography Come to Life with the Turn of a Crank This DaVincian Machine Project was … Continue reading

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Insight On Display at the ID Sprint Mid-Crit

The team from Noria Home was back on campus Friday to participate in the Mid-Project Critique of the 2017 ID Sprint Project. This year, half of the teams are tasked with exploring new solutions in heating while the other half … Continue reading

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The 2017 Sprint Project Is On!

The annual ID Sprint Project is underway in the Hayward Hall Studios. Our partner for the project this year is Noria Home, makers of Noria –a complete re-think of the standard window-mounted air conditioner. The design dramatically cuts the size … Continue reading

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Innovation Engagement Speaker Series Kicks Off

Throughout the Spring semester, an array of special lectures will be given as part of the Innovation Engagement Speaker Series. The focus will include local, regional and national perspectives, with topics ranging from start-up challenges, innovation across healthcare, venture capital, and prototype generation. … Continue reading

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Scans for Sleep Apnea

As part of her MsID Capstone Project, student Jeanne Vilja is doing ergonomic studies of CPAP masks for sleep apnea sufferers. So she’s 3D scanning a representative sample of student heads, and printing them out to work on. How do you … Continue reading

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Real World Portfolio Building

By Zach Samalonis, BsID ’20 Recently in the DEC forum, a portfolio building workshop was held for design students across campus to discuss what employers look for in a portfolio. To open the event PhilaU was privileged to host Diane Fox, … Continue reading

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