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Metaproject collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0721

Content Description

Metaproject summary books 01-09, two sets of coasters from Metaproject 08, and one "Product Timecapsule" booklet.

Dates

  • 2011-2019

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

The Metaproject competition was developed by the educator Josh Owen in partnership with an industry sponsor to encourage students to produce design that "is semantically correct, and pragmatically understandable, but also visually powerful, intellectually elegant and timeless."

As stated on the Metaproject website, the Metaproject competition functions as an annual RIT Industrial Design Senior Project which places student output into a global venue.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet (1 half document box)

Language

English

Overview

This collection consists of all materials accrued about RIT's Industrial Design curriculum/industry collaboration Metaproject. This includes general Metaproject materials as well as any Metaproject documentation that does not pertain to a particular designer and their work.

For materials relating to specific designers and their work, please see "Related Materials."

Arrangement

Materials are arranged chronologically.

Physical Location

C.S. North shelf 410

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was donated to RIT Archive Collections by Josh Owen in Spring 2018 (accession number 2018:009).

Accruals

Additional accruals are expected.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Ella von Holtum in June 2019.
Title
Metaproject collection
Subtitle
RIT Archive Collections
Status
Completed
Author
Ella von Holtum
Date
18 June 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Undetermined
Script of description
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

Contact:
RIT Libraries
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