Category Archives: MSID – Graduate Program

Articles of particular interest to students and faculty in the M.S. in Industrial Design Program

Junior Studio Works with Arc International

By Zach Samalonis When Arc International launched the “Future of Glassware” project in the Jefferson ID Junior Studio class, Jessica Monteleone wasn’t sure what that meant. But when she noticed that doubled-walled glasses were trending and that Arc, one of … Continue reading

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The Costa Rican Classroom

By Zach Samalonis Recently a group of Industrial Design and Biology students had the opportunity to travel to Costa Rica for the start of a new collaborative project. The class “Biomimicry for Industrial Design” runs collaboratively with the Biology “Field … Continue reading

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A Great Week of Design

The 2019 Jefferson ID Sprint Project concluded yesterday in spectacular fashion. 22 student teams were on hand to present their designs to professionals from project client Sparks as well as faculty from both the graduate and undergraduate programs. The solutions … Continue reading

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Sprint 2019 Begins!

The annual 2019 Industrial Design Sprint Project began this week. Our client this year is the global brand experience agency Sparks. The firm’s creative leaders began the event by presenting a comprehensive overview of their products and services to the assembled 22 student … Continue reading

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Professionals on Portfolios

Last week the Jefferson Industrial Design program kicked off its annual Spring Speaker Series. The evening featured professionals from four different firms discussing with students what they look for in an industrial design portfolio. The firms represented a wide range … Continue reading

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Mapping Light

Industrial Design students come together with animation students to light up the Ravenhill Chapel Lights surrounds us. When someone has the power to manipulate light they have the power to control how an individual feels and experiences a space. The … Continue reading

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Lighting Laurel Hill

Industrial Design Students light up Laurel Hill Cemetery Laurel Hill Cemetery is a historic cemetery located in East Falls, Philadelphia, right down the street from Jefferson University. Founded in 1836, it was the second major cemetery in the country. Every … Continue reading

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Designing the Future of Glassware

Industrial Design Juniors and Graduate Students partner with ARC International One of the most unique experiences of the industrial design program at Jefferson University is the client sponsored projects. Over the years, Jefferson has remained close with many of its … Continue reading

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The Student-Designed Design Conference

Last week Jefferson ID students produced a new edition of TANDEM, the yearly student-run design conference that’s fast become a high point of Fall semesters in the program. This year’s TANDEM conference was held in the DEC Center at Jefferson’s … Continue reading

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A SUMMER OF DESIGN: Startups

Jefferson ID Seniors Adam Hecht and Alex Tholl have launched a joint effort to propel the work of inventors, entrepreneurs and product startups. The duo officially came together as DiveDesign after years of working together on class projects and design … Continue reading

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