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Meet + Listen to the Inimitable Martin Venezky

Martin Venezky will be visiting RIT on 23-24 April. He will give a lecture on Thursday April 24th in the Eastman Hall Room 2000 @5pm. Mitch and Nancy Bernardo are also doing a podcast with Martin on Friday 24 April @ 10.30 am at the Hamlyn Study … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Lorrie Frear

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Lorrie Frear is an associate professor teaching various courses in the B.F.A. program in Graphic Design at RIT. Throughout her teaching career, Lorrie has worked with and for many departments to create innovative and challenging collaborative learning experiences for students. What brought you to … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: Vandna Cheena Jain

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Vandna Cheena Jain is the US Creative Director at BlippAR, am augmented Reality app that unlocks exclusive content from everyday things. She has worked on several accounts including United Airlines, Reebok, PediaSure, Kodak, Kraft Foods, and Dove Chocolate, and more. She has BFA in Graphic … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Carly Rumpf

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Carly Rumpf is a senior in the Graphic Design program at Rochester Institute of technology. She has interned at TerraCycle and Gupta Media. Carly recently won a gold Addy for her work as a Art director for Positive Negative Magazine. Hometown: Downingtown, … Continue reading

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Design Conversation: Life at the Intersection: Church Meets Vignelli

On April 14, 2015 Pastor Jared Stahler of St. Peter’s Church in New York will be speaking at the Vignelli Center’s Design Conversation lecture series. His topic will be “Life at the Intersection: Church Meets Vignelli.” In 1977 Lella and … Continue reading

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Apply Now – Project M – Thinking Wrong since 2003

Be part of the next Project M session! This will run from June 8–21 in Greensboro, Alabama, home to HERO Housing,PieLab, and HERObike. Apply to the 2015 M session here. Download the PDF for more information. Applications Due: May 1, 2015 Acceptance Notifications: May … Continue reading

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Gold Addys for Positive Negative Magazine

Positive Negative Magazine Vol 8 won two gold Addys for the night. The overall magazine won gold and designer Sophia Del Plato and photographer Emily Au won gold for their exceptional story/photography/design for the magazine article The Restricted Section. In addition, both Sophia … Continue reading

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Significant New Donations to the Vignelli Center for Design Studies

Ms. Erin Glaberson, a 4th year student in Industrial design has donated drawings and design prototypes for the 1954 Schick Injector Razor and the 1967 Schick Krona Double Edge Safety Razor. These were designed by her grandfather Martin Glaberson who … Continue reading

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RIT Graphic Design alumna Brittany Statt ’14 at the Hand Lettering Club

RIT Graphic Design alumna Brittany Statt ’14 was the featured speaker at the March 5 Hand Lettering Club Event. Brittany does hand lettering for local clients, and provided an exciting overview of her process and held a workshop for participants. … Continue reading

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Thinking Wrong, Doing Good and Making it Legendary

The following videos were the outcome of this exciting 2-day design challenge: Rise Rochester Buy a Building! Music Box Break the Ice Drip Drop Börd Find the R Better Bite Project M, named for Samuel Mockbee of the Rural Studio … Continue reading

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