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Vincent Y. Lin Metaproject collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0684

Scope and Contents

The Vincent Y. Lin Metaproject Collection includes research notes, preliminary drawings and models, full-sized models, prototypes created by the manufacturer, and a retail version. The final product is a countertop paper towel holder with a base that doubles as a fruit/storage tray.

Dates

  • 2017-2018

Creator

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." In the case of Metaproject 07, in collaboration with Umbra, the students were challenged ro create a design for small spaces.

Extent

4 Linear Feet (Two cartons and 1 loose item)

Language

English

Overview

The Vincent Y. Lin Metaproject Collection consists of all the process work for the development of Buoyancy paper towel holder, and a book which describes Metaproject 07 and all the student designs. The final product, Limbo, is also included in this collection.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically in two boxes, with one loose item. Paper records are stored seperately.

Physical Location

C.S. North, Shelf 406, 410

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated to the RIT Archive Collections by Vincent Y. Lin in August and December of 2017, and August of 2018.

Accession number(s): 2017:049 2018:001 2018:055

Bibliography

  • http://metaproject.rit.edu/Project/Student?student=195
  • Metaproject 07 / Rochester Institute of Technology School of Design. Rochester, NY: Rochester Institute of Technology, 2011.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Ella von Holtum in August 2017.
Title
Vincent Y. Lin Metaproject collection
Subtitle
RIT Archives
Status
Published
Author
Ella von Holtum
Date
29 August 2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

Contact:
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