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At the Helm
IDSA has a new interim executive director. Meet Chris Livaudais and find out what’s on the horizon for the Society and its members.
Leaving a Legacy
Former IDSA President Robert Smith, FIDSA, has died after a design career that spanned almost four decades. See how he made a mark on design and is leaving a creative legacy.
Philip White, IDSA
See why the chair of IDSA's Ecodesign Special Interest Section and assistant professor at Arizona State University is in the lead—inside and outside the classroom.
In the Lead
A day before the IDSA Medical Design Conference 2018 in Boston, join workshops at Boston Children's Hospital. Separate registration is open now.
Blame Bad Design
Don Norman, IDSA, examines how poorly designed software spread panic in Hawaii–and offers tips for avoiding such incidents in the future.
Top Trends from CES 2018
A wearable, ultraviolet light sensor produced by L’Oréal and designed by Yves Behar, IDSA, is in the media spotlight, along with products ranging from robotic dogs to self-flying taxi concepts!
10 Tools & Apps for Designers
Here are 10 apps and tools that kept me productive, informed, creative and impactful in 2017.
Steve Jobs' Leadership Model
Steve Jobs was a genius and a tough leader, but he was also a great coach who infused his people with a passion for greatness.
5 Design Trends
"There’s plenty to be excited about when it comes to design," reports LIz Stinson of Gizmodo. See why.
The Best of CES 2018
Of the thousands of new products on display at CES, these lucky 21 are the standouts identified by
that will help define the next year in technology.
CDOs on the Rise
The term "chief design officer" was coined when Ernesto Quinteros, IDSA, was hired at Johnson & Johnson in 2014. Executives with design backgrounds are rising to the top and, in some cases, delivering billions in new revenue.
ID Market Insights 2018 to 2022
The Global Industrial Design Services Market Research Report 2018–2022 recapitulates the factors that will be responsible for the growth in the market in the forecasted period.
11 Years Already?
Eleven years ago, Steve Jobs announced a wide-screen iPod with touch controls, a revolutionary mobile phone and a breakthrough internet device. But it wasn't three products, it was one.
Top Awards Programs
Dozens of companies and awards programs recognize new product innovations. The International Design Excellence Awards was recognized as one of the top awards programs for new products.
Best Designed Products of 2017
Good product design has the power to redefine the way we interact with the world. Business Insider highlights some of the IDEA 2017 winners.
10 New Principles of Good Design
Dieter Rams’s design principles get a 21st-century update.
Beetles Could Inspire Better Medical Tools
New research into the thistle tortoise beetles is sparking new ideas into how to make better catheters.
'Tis the season to travel! From ping pong and board games, to innovative workspaces and pet friendly attitudes, the hotel lobbies of today are not just for checking in. See how design plays a role.
“I do have somewhat of a reputation for being a little bit harder, a bit ‘grumpy,’ but they said I’d be perfect for it." See who's playing St. Nick and spreading holiday cheer with his ID students.