id@vt

  • industrial design open studio

    The Open Studio | Underground Burchard Hall

  • industrial design student collaboration

    Collaborative Space | Kiva Group-Think

  • industrial design collabortive space

    Collaborative Space | The Studio Kiva

  • Clay Slab Construction | Platter Project | 2nd Year Studio

  • Annual Hand Drawing Workshop | 2nd Year Studio

  • Interdisciplinary Special Study Course with Engineering | Conceptual Drawings

  • Foundation Design Laboratory | Color Studies

  • Foundation Design Laboratory | Color Studies

  • Senior Independent Project | Quinn Huffstetler 2011

  • 2nd Year Form Studio | Platter Review

  • 3rd Year Studio Project | Kees Luyendijk 2011

  • 3rd Year Studio Project | Kees Luyendijk 2011

  • Senior Thesis "kid FORM" | James Connors

  • IDEA bronze award recipient 2012 | Peter Beegle

  • IDEA bronze award recipient 2012 | Peter Beegle

  • Silver Prize Winner UX 2013 Awards | Conor Brown, Michelle Murgia, Cole Smith

  • 2nd Year Wireless Universal Design Project | Chris Crowley, Kristina Danielyan, Ginny Jones, Mitchell Harris

  • Independent Study - Ax Design

    Independent Study of Ax Design with Dorsa | Jason Cusack

  • Independent Study - Ax Design

    Independent Study of Ax Design with Dorsa | Jason Cusack

  • Student Cello Case Design

    Design-Build Module | Cello Case by Jake Eck

  • Teapot Design and Creation - Zack Filbert

    Independent Study in Ceramics with Sullivan | Teapot | Zack Filbert

  • Portfolio Module - Student Work

    Portfolio Module | Excerpt: Field Craddock

  • Portfolio Module - Student Work

    Portfolio Module | Excerpt: Zack Filbert

news

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June 2014

FORM EXHIBIT |

VT Spotlight

27

April 2014

CHARITY |

Sketch24

Starting at 1PM Sunday, April 27, and finishing up at 1PM Monday, April 28, ID students sketched on a large roll of paper to raise money for local charities. The final "page" was 4' tall by about 20' long. "Sketch24" Raises Money for Charity

Sketch24

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April 2014

LECTURE |

McManus | Kiva Talk

Mickey McManus, Chairman & Principal at MAYA Design in Pittsburgh, was at Virginia Tech to present the ArtsFusion lecture at Institute for Creativity Arts and Technology. He met with ID students during two separate sessions that day: one to discuss the ways and whys of the Kiva, and the other to talk about MAYA's recent event at SXSW.

KIVA

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March 2014

STUDENT |

Competition Winners

VTID faculty, Brook Kennedy was one of three Jurors with Aki Ishida and Marie Zawistowski to decide on 8 finalists and 3 winners for the 2014 NAEF toy competition. ID students, Matthew Cox and Richard Parks won first and Michelle Gailhac won second place.

NAEF

Beginning 2011

NEWS ARCHIVE

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VTID ranked #3 Nationally

For 2013, the Virginia Tech undergraduate Industrial Design Program has been ranked #3 nationally in the annual survey of design education in the United States published by DesignIntelligence, which assesses the best schools for preparing students for success in the profession.

VTID Students Win Big

Sophomore Team takes Silver Prize for the Best Accessibility Innovation in the 2013 UX Awards, for their project, Activ. In 2012 and 2013, a senior from VTID has won the IDSA Southern District Conference Merit Award. Field Craddock won this year at the Raleigh venue, and Reid Schlegel won in 2012 in Atlanta. Out of 30 teams from around the world, Team Eon was selected as one of the top 6 finalists in the Global Student Challenge competition, as of June 24, 2013.  See team blog.

Virginia Tech interviews VTID graduate - Ayan Bhandari