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GD Students shine in Fall 2016 EUREKA! workshop

  Now in its third year, EUREKA! is a 48-hour interdisciplinary design “blitz” centered around connecting with the community to help solve a societal problem. EUREKA! aims to teach students about the power of helping the community (and beyond) through … Continue reading

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Meet the Graphic Design Program Faculty

Our full-time Graphic Design faculty are listed below, along with their email addresses and links to their academic profiles or personal sites. They come from a diverse range of academic, industry and research backgrounds, bringing a variety of experiences and depth … 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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Meet the GD Adjunct Faculty

The Graphic Design Program’s adjunct faculty bring a wealth of knowledge from their industry experiences to the classroom, along with a passion for connecting their students to the world of professional practice. The program is enriched by their perspectives and … Continue reading

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Tigers in the wild: Tori Bonagura in London, UK

I’ve actually known I wanted to study abroad for as long as I can remember! First, it was just because I love traveling and wanted to see the world, but then I became really interested in different cultural approaches and really wanted to study design from a new perspective. Continue reading

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Tigers in the wild: Michael Burpoe in Barcelona, Spain

The RIT Graphic Design blog recently caught up with a couple of our majors who are studying abroad this semester. The first interview in our series is with Michael Burpoe, a junior in Graphic Design who is currently studying abroad in … Continue reading

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AIGA’s Design Journeys honors diverse designers

Have you ever felt like you just can’t relate to the people behind those famous names you learned in Graphic Design History? Check out the Design Journeys collection on the AIGA website! It is an archive that honors the accomplishments of … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Nancy Ciolek

Nancy Ciolek is an Associate Professor teaching various courses in the M.F.A. Visual Communication Design program at RIT. What brought you to Rochester Institute of Technology? During my MFA degree coursework I actually came to RIT to attend a computer graphics design workshop. Two … Continue reading

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Student Portfolio Night hosted by the RAF; ADDY submission deadline extended

Tuesday, February 9 Session 1: 6–7PM • Session 2: 7:15–8:15PM 194 Mill St., Rochester NY The event is free and open to photo and design students in their junior or senior year. Pre-registration is required.   In addition, ADDY submissions have been … 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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