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Declaring that “winning IDEA fundamentally changed everything,” an IDSA IDEA 2016 winner joins the IDEA 2017 jury, as the global design competition kicks off Dec. 1, 2016.
The State of Design
New Design Census to Take Stock of Design Industry
Call for Papers Opens as Historic IASDR Conference Comes to UC DAAP
"Hotbed of Ideas"
The Miami Herald takes a closer at IDSA Member Franco Lodato, PhD, IAM Foundation, Masters of Design Summit and Miami College of Design.
#IDSAIDEA 2017 Jury
The jury has been announced for IDSA's International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) 2017. Learn more about the renowned design experts from around the world, and enter the competition beginning Dec. 1, 2016.
A social design experiment from the 1980s could inspire artists seeking to protest Trump's victory.
Design Isn’t Art.
“Design is the process of going from an existing condition to a preferred one. Observe that there’s no relationship to art.”—Milton Glaser
New Wearables Push?
It’s important to note that these are still rumors, but Apple may have already approached potential suppliers to acquire small quantities of near-eye displays for internal testing.
IDSA SF and SV Chapters look ahead to a new future—together.
Have Your Cake and Eat it Too!
LaGosh video now available!
"Champion of Modern Design Classics" Passes
Former executive vice president of design at Knoll International and decorated US Army veteran Donald Rorke, L/IDSA, passed away on Nov. 4, 2016. He was 86.
Developing Products for a Circular Economy
Some businesses are using circular-economy principles to create products that are durable, easy to reuse or recycle—and profitable.
Designing for Unconscious Bias
IDEO's Rafael Sergio Smith proposes that interjecting diversity through design and technology is the key to transcending the intended and unintended consequences of the unconscious bias operation.
Linen-bound and hardcover,
Designed by Apple in California
, chronicles 20 years of Apple design through 450 photographs illustrating the company’s design process as well as its finished products.
Andrew Dent, VP of library and materials research at Material ConneXion, identifies a handful of the cutting-edge materials that will be important to designers over the next few years.
Continuum Brings Design Thinking to Policy Matters
Green Designs Powered by Algae
It's easy to underestimate the superpowers of the tiny plants we all know as algae. The trend of integrating algae into product design grows more efficient and exciting.
The Time of User Empathy
“User” is a great shared word that demonstrates how interwoven the built and virtual environments have become.
IDSA Member’s Firm Signs “Groundbreaking” Partnership