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10 Ways to Find an ID Firm
Angela Yeh, IDSA, weighs in on what to look for when hiring an ID firm. Does YOUR studio meet the criteria?
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March 5, 2017 is National Industrial Design Day. Tell us how you are spreading the word about ID in your community! Email PhilipA@idsa.org.
RRK Awards 2017 Announced
IDSA members are eligible for a discount to attend the RRK Awards ceremony on March 8. See who is being honored and why.
IDSA Fellow Lou Lenzi, FIDSA, takes the helm of an Appliance Design magazine column.
2017-2019 Board Elections
It's "a clear indication that clients are stepping up their efforts to protect their designs,” says Robert Katz, A/IDSA, of IDSA Ambassador Banner & Witcoff's new milestones. See how.
Test of Time
Read more about what IDSA Executive Director Daniel Martinage, CAE, calls a "significant" decision for IDSA members and the broader industrial design community.
DDC Career Fairs
Wanted: Hiring Managers, Recruiters and Grad School Reps
IDSA International Design Conference 2017
Pip Tompkin Design Studio becomes the newest IDSA Ambassador, delcaring the Society provides "a framework for designers around the world to have conversations on the topics which define our time."
Rethinking Photoshop Ethics
Ten years ago, the Designers Accord aimed to establish a code of ethics around sustainability in the design industry. Fast forward to the Retouchers Accord, a Hippocratic oath for authenticity in images.
A New Kind of STRAW
Fast food giant McDonald’s is trying to update a tried and true device with the STRAW, or the Suction Tube for Reverse Axial Withdrawal.
5 Biggest Mistakes Toy Companies Make
No. 1: Underestimating the importance of intellectual property
Not a Starving Artist
Though the bottom 10% of commercial and industrial designers earn less than $40,000 per year, those at the top end of the scale make more $100,000 annually.
Building Bridges through Design
Before 1999 there was no such thing as a sport hijab. Cindy van den Bremen invented one when she discovered a girl was being expelled from gym-class due to her supposedly unsafe hijab.
Apple iCar Designs
It was a big disappointment for motorists and dreamers alike when the plug was pulled on plans for an Apple car. Designers at Click Mechanic have imagined what the vehicles might have looked like.
The International Child Art Foundation (ICAF), in partnership with the Design Learning Network, has recently published an edition of the ChildArt Magazine entitled: “Learning From Design!”
Call to Action
By Feb. 24, designers are being asked to push for legislation to be introduced in the 2017 Maryland General Assembly that would create the Maryland Design Excellence and Innovation Commission.
Longtime research by IDSA Member Byron Bloch, an auto safety expert, has been featured in a February 2017 investigative report on NBCs TODAY show by reporter Ronan Farrow entitled “Side Guard Safety Push” (link is external) in the “Undercovered” series.
Detroit Creative Corridor Center earns a $1 million grant to focus on excellence and inclusiveness in design.