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Effective INsight Definition
In his second installment for IDSA INsights, Jonathan Dalton, IDSA, co-founder and CEO of THRIVE, takes a closer look at building a better business.
In the Headlines
"Get ready to replace everything in your house," declares Tech Insider's Chris Weller as he picks his favorites among IDSA's International Design Excellence Award winners.
IDSA Weighs In
Robert Katz, A/IDSA, will speak on Samsung v Apple at IDSA's International Conference 2016. It's the first US Supreme Court case in more than a century involving design patents, and the outcome could define the value of product design.
An Irish entrepreneur has introduced a product designed to reduce football-related contact injuries in the US.
Have you ever heard the expression “Bangle Butt.” If not, Chris Bangle was the head designer at BMW for many years and designed the E65 7 Series and E60 5 Series.
IDEA 2016 Winners
136 Gold, Silver and Bronze winners have been chosen from among more than 1,700 entries worldwide. See the results.
The Ultimate Guide to Prototyping Success
The whitepaper “The Ultimate Guide to Prototyping Success” by Yeti provides explanation of common language used in prototyping and discusses why and why not to prototype.
to Designing Products that Sell
If necessity is the mother of invention, then you need to follow the formula to find the need gap.
Design & the Brain
Neuroscience has advanced tremendously over the past few decades, but the field remains a puzzle to most. The Leading Strand wants to help the public better understand the brain and its myriad mysteries.
9 Ways Tim Cook Has Transformed Apple
"This wouldn't have happened if Steve Jobs were around" is one of the most overused insults that even fans hurl at Apple CEO Cook when he does something they don't like.
The Future of Golf
Priority Designs takes a look at the future of golf. Did someone mention drones?
Former IDSA Board Member Bret Smith, IDSA, has been named the director of interdisciplinary studies and associate director of Auburn University's College of Architecture, Design and Construction.
IDSA Fellow and IDSA International Design Excellence Award winner Lou Lenzi, FIDSA, is retiring after a 36–year career in industrial design.
"This city is an epicenter for making everything and anything." Crain's previews what's coming to Motor City August 17-20.
IDSA's International Conference Chair tells DBusiness about ID in Michigan; the conference’s importance to the region; and the role of ID in the educational and professional worlds.
No Innovation Agenda without Design Thinking
Many organizations recognize the importance of innovation, but they don’t know how to achieve it. The answer is design.