Posts Tagged ‘Industrial Design’

Rebola Awarded Grant to Design Aid for OD Victims

Claudia Rébola (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) and her research partner Geoff Capraro, MD faculty member in Emergency Medicine at Brown University’s Alpert School of Medicine and have received a grant from the Rhode Island Department of Health to support their innovative approach to improve the capacity of Rhode Islanders to rescue the lives of victims […]

Dr. Claudia B. Rebola Featured at Georgia Tech

Under the direction of Claudia B. Rebola (Associate Professor, Industrial Design), the 2016 TechSAge Design Competition was launched in October 2015 and sought to inspire talented designers to develop innovative, technology-enabled design solutions for the aging population. With a talented panel of experts, the judging was based on the criteria of promoting independence, integration, implementation, […]

Rebola lectures on Aging and Human-Robot-Hybridity

Claudia Rebola (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) will be speaking at two conferences in April. SGS New Horizons in Aging“Design Thinking as a Strategy for Older Adults Solutions”Authors:  Dr. Claudia B. Rebola and Elizabeth Hermann (Professor, Landscape Architecture) Design Thinking is a methodology used by designers to solve complex problems, to find solutions towards creating a preferred […]

Beaman & Hong Open Platform 8 Exhibition at Harvard U.

Michael Beaman (Critic, Interior Architecture) and Zaneta Hong (ID ’02) have opened the Platform 8 Exhibition at the Graduate School of Design (GSD), Harvard University (48 Quincy Street, Cambridge). The exhibition features research and design across multiple media forms and disciplines, chronicling a year of academic production from architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, and their associated […]

Beaman’s Work Featured in Platform 8 Book

  Michael Beaman (Critic, Interior Architecture) work is featured in a new book entitled Platform 8, edited and designed by RISD alumna Zaneta Hong (ID ’02). Beaman contributed projects, text, and graphical design elements to the publication, which was designed as a companion to practice, education, and research for architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, and associated […]

Cardini Attends IED Rio, Featured in OGlobo

  Paolo Cardini (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) recently visited Rio de Janeiro to give a lecture at the Istituto Europeo di Design (IED Rio) and attend a symposium that focused on bringing together a wide range of leaders in design from both the region and internationally. Whilst in Brazil he was profiled by OGlobo, a leading national newspaper, regarding […]

Mosher in Hackathon to Develop Neonatal Heart Rate Monitor

In December, Beth Mosher (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) participated in a 48-hour hackathon at the Possible Project in Cambridge, Mass. Working with pediatricians Dr. Santorino Data and Dr. Kristian Olson, electrical engineer Jim Wright, and mechanical engineer Kevin Cedrone, the team designed and prototyped a neonatal heart monitor for developing countries. The low-cost system provides […]

Yeadon hip protectors enter the marketplace

Yeadon Space Agency, Prevent Products Inc., and Viemeister Industries have partnered to introduce a new hip protector which features advanced foam technology that rapidly absorbs impact shock. Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) worked directly on the project and provided materials expertise on the new foam, which has now been trademarked as PPI-RAP™. The foam is […]

Leidtke Curates ‘Tangible Thinking’ Featuring Faculty and Alums

Art League of Rhode Island Opened Season with “Tangible Thinking: – The Intersection of Art, Design, Math, and Science” at the VETS Gallery (One Avenue of the Arts, Providence, RI). The exhibition took place from September 12, 2015 through January 16, 2016. The Curator of the program was industrial designer and artist Amy Leidtke (Senior Critic, […]

ID Students design interventions for aging population

Dr. Claudia B. Rebola (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) has been published at the Providence Journal and the RISD News for a project conducted with students at the Industrial Design department. Students met with residents of Providence’s Laurelmead retirement community to understand their daily lives and needs, and developed meaningful health-related product ideas.