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"Impact the World"
MWDDC's theme of Radical Concepts "fits into MIAD's philosophy and mission to empower different thinking to impact the world." Read more in MIAD News, and register onsite April 28!
Driving Innovation Forward
The National Inventors Hall of Fame 2017 induction ceremony is set for May 4.
Thinking Outside the Box
Be a part of IDSA's first Women+Design Summit. All are welcome to register now for great rates!
It pays to be an IDSA member! Plasticity California is offering a 30 percent discount to IDSA members on registration to the conference! Read more.
New IDSA Member Benefit!
Grow partners with IDSA to offer members industry-leading education. See how you can get on board!
Look what NASA has come up with now. From serving as insulation to an antenna and more, a new space fabric is the result of what some call "4D" printing.
Artificial intelligence is rapidly changing just about every industry, with billions being poured into algorithms for everything from self-driving cars to detecting cancer to chatbots. Not so much fashion.
20 Tech Visionaries
New Apple Hire
Apple quietly made one of its coolest hires ever. The company recently brought on Steven Keating, the MIT doctoral student who made a 3D printout of his own brain after he was diagnosed with a tumor.
The Design Sprint, developed at GV by design partner Jake Knapp, is a five day process of identifying key business problems to solve, generating solutions and testing a prototype with users.
Design for Happiness
Can products and services influence, facilitate, or foster customer happiness? And if so, can we then design for happiness?
Washing Machine or Cooking Appliance?
Iftach Gazit from the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Israel understands your desire to multitask and has created Sous La Vie—a way to sous vide food in your washer.
Story Musgrave, Former Astronaut, Now at ArtCenter
Among the many topics he teaches at ArtCenter is a concept he calls “multiple domain synergy” which is about moving ideas from one company or industry to another.
The NJIT’s Idea Factory and Material Dynamics Lab is combining seed bombs—balls of organic matter that protect and help seeds packed within them grow—with hydrogel granulates, sucking in moisture and swelling to up to 400 times their own weight in water.
The University of Oregon welcomes IDSA's West District Design Conference 2017. “We are so excited to host... for the design community.” Register onsite April 23.