Industrial Design

2020 Visions: Annual Senior Thesis Exhibition

Fri 1 May 2020 — the Senior Studios in Graphic Design, Industrial Design, & Interior Design in the Shintaro Akatsu School of Design are happy to announce their graduation thesis exhibition will take place not in the Schelfaudt Gallery in the Arnold Bernhard Center on campus, but instead entirely online for the very first time. Students are preparing their final…
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ID Seniors Visit ASSA ABLOY

Fri 6 Dec 2019 — The Shintaro Akatsu School of Design (SASD) had two sponsored projects running this fall 2019. Industrial Design senior students worked with ASSA ALBOY, aka Sargent Lock, in New Haven, CT to develop concepts for behavioral locks and hardware systems. Both ASSA ALBOY and Unilever USA (Trumbull, CT) have recently hired SASD students for internships.
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ID & GD Juniors Go Sustainable

Fall 2019 — The Graphic and Industrial design juniors worked with Unilever USA, Trumbull, CT to develop sustainable package design concepts for personal care products. Collaborative cross-discipline projects are a feature of SASD's curriculums that foster teamwork and cooperative design thinking processes. Both ASSA ALBOY and Unilever USA have recently hired SASD students for internships.
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Industrial Design Alumni Exhibit

Sat 28 Sept 2019 1:00–3:00 — UB Industrial Design alumni are exhibiting their works in an exhibition in the Schelfhaudt Gallery, Arnold Bernhard Center (ABC) on the Bridgeport campus of the University of Bridgeport. Ranging from the late 1960s to the early 2010s, their work show the extent of the influence that industrial designer have had and have on the…
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SASD Senior Design Exhibition: Connections

4:00–7:00pm Thu 2 May 2019 —The graduating class of the Shintaro Akatsu School of Design at the University of Bridgeport invites you to Connections, the 2019 Senior Design Show. Join us for the opening on Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 4-7PM at the Schelfhaudt Gallery to see the thesis work of the students in the BFA in Graphic Design, BS…
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Design Alumni Return to SASD

Sat 28 Apr 2018 — Dozens of UB's design alumni returned to campus for an afternoon of talk, catching up, hors d'oeuvres, and beverages. The afternoon began with a viewing of the 2018 senior design exhibition, Hello World, in the Schelfhaudt Gallery, 123 ABC. Older alumni met the newer as graduating seniors were near their thesis displays, ready to expand…
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Hello World – 2018 Senior Design Exhibition

5:30–8:30 Thu 26 Apr 2018 — Public opening of the 2018 SASD Senior Show in the Schelfhaudt Gallery, 123 ABC Arnold Bernhard Center, 84 Iranistan Avenue, University of Bridgeport, CT 06604. The Shintaro Akatsu School of Design and the University of Bridgeport invite you to the 2018 Senior Design Show. Join us for a professional night as our 2018 Senior…
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2018 Design Alumni Event

Sat 28 Apr 2018 — Design Alumni? You are cordially invited to the 12th Annual SASD Design Alumni Event Saturday, April 28, 2018 Arnold Bernhard Center at the University of Bridgeport 84 lranistan Avenue, Bridgeport, CT Honoring SASD Professional Achievement Award Winner Patrick Nolan '90 ID, President: DesignThink Hosted by Art Landi '74 ID & UB Trustee Join us for…
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SASD Makes Maker Faire

Sat 21 Apr 2018 — Maker Faire Westport is a wrap, and SASD's participation was a huge success! Shintaro Akatsu School of Design (SASD) at the University of Bridgeport sponsored the “Nerdy Derby” at the Seventh Annual Maker Faire Westport. SASD held a (student design and constructed) ‘makers booth’ where students were demonstrating drawing/rendering and helping visitors make style/color boards.…
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SASD Hosts Hearts of Hope Helpers

Apr 2018 — Hearts of Hope is a nonprofit charity based outside of Philadelphia, Connecticut, Virginia, and Washington State and was created in response to the national tragedy of September 11, 2001. Hearts of Hope expresses a movement of hope by taking clay, rolling it out, cutting out shapes into hearts and then firing them in the kiln to fire…
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