Category Archives: Student Projects

Prof. Murdoch-Kitt Creates Huge Graphic Design Presence at Imagine RIT 2017!

  This year, 40 graphic design students showcased the talents and range of our program at Imagine RIT with four impactful exhibits in Booth Hall. The projects, all led by Assistant Professor Kelly M. Murdoch-Kitt, showcased a spectrum of skills … Continue reading

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Information Design Project: Rochester Regional Coalition Against Human Trafficking (RRCAHT)

The RRCAHT is a Rochester, New York outreach program whose mission is dedicated to eliminating human trafficking in our communities through education, advocacy, and networking with individuals and organizations. Professors Bruce Meader and Anne Ghory-Goodman’s Junior undergraduate design students worked … Continue reading

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Design Students and photo students are making a difference

Clay McBride’s Senior Photo Portfolio Class is in need of designers to help them brand themselves. Photo majors are good at assembling images to best represent themselves, but lack the typography, writing and design skills to present themselves professionally. So … Continue reading

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Two Non-Profit Community Clients + Information Design Juniors!

  Students in Professor Deborah Beardslee’s Information Design classes this fall worked with two different local community clients on a forms redesign problem. The project entailed several meetings and site visits with clients to understand and analyze their needs, and … Continue reading

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GD Majors Volunteer at the Music is Art Festival in Buffalo!

Honors students Sydney Kasok, Jordana Deutsch, and Julia Tuason volunteered to help in the Kids Village area again this year at the Music is Art Festival in Buffalo on Saturday, September 10. This is the 9th year RIT students have … Continue reading

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Design Students Develop Tactile Icon Systems

Information Design Students and Professor Deborah Beardslee collaborated with Anne DeWitte of Tangible Surface Research and Guest Evaluators from ABVI on developing tactile icons to support the use of microwaves and stoves for visually impaired individuals. See these great links for photos and … Continue reading

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Wegmans Sustainable Packaging Design: Winning Teams Announced

Senior graphic design, industrial design and packaging science students worked together in the interdisciplinary packaging design course to create innovative solutions for Wegmans Organic Yogurt and Premium Orange Juice. The criteria for the design process emphasized the buyer decision at the point … Continue reading

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Help Support Positive/Negative, An Annual Student-Produced Magazine

  Positive/Negative is a student-run annual publication created by senior photography and graphic design students at the Rochester Institute of Technology. The magazine is comprised of collaborative articles that are written, photographed, and designed entirely by students exclusively for the magazine. Over … Continue reading

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Students in Environmental Graphic Design present work at Teen Empowerment Luncheon

Deborah Beardslee and several of her junior Environmental Graphic Design students attended the Teen Empowerment Luncheon on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at the Rochester Downtown Convention Center. Each design student contributed two different sets of 5 panels to display at this public … Continue reading

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Destler as guest of honor at Positive Negative Magazine’s end-of-semester launch party!

Positive/Negative Magazine is an annual publication created solely by students. It is produced by the Editorial Design and Photography class at Rochester Institute of Technology in the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences. For this project, students coordinated the topics of … Continue reading

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