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Call for Proposals: #IDSADetroit16 Pre-Conference Design Workshops
"A pretty amazing experience which will stay with me for a long time."
The latest IDSA's 2016 South District Design Conference attracted a record number of attendees, with almost 300 students and professionals meeting face-to-face.
IDSA in the Spotlight
Angell and Martinage spoke before a capacity crowd at the 10th annual United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Design Day on What’s Trending in Design.
Spring 2016: Women in Design
Now available in digital format.
“For the first time in a long time, we may see some significant changes in how design patent law is interpreted.” Find out how IDSA is staying a step ahead on IP issues.
8 "Ingenious" Redesigns
From clocks, to projectors, to lamps, to printers, some everyday products get a whole new look, thanks to young design minds. See what they've come up with in Wired.
Wanted: Retail in Detroit
A new report finds Detroit needs more retail. Maybe the hundreds of product designers who will descend on the Big D in August for IDSA's International Conference will have some ideas!
"The innovative spirit of Detroit, embodied in the legacy of Henry Ford, never really died. Its soul lives on, especially in Midtown."
Best Cities for Women in Tech
Detroit is one of the top three cities for women in tech. Find out why, and see the complete list of cities that make the cut.
What Happens When You Treat Prosthetics As Fashion Products
Prosthetics have mostly been meant to be as invisible as possible. The Alleles Design Studio, a Canada-based creative duo revamping the traditional prosthetic limb, is leading the charge to change that.
7 Crazy Self-Driving Cars
Map had no experience working with vehicles but they were deliberatly chosen so their thinking wouldn't be limited to what vehicles have been capable of in the past.
Apple is Outdated?
Apple is "outdated" and losing momentum in China, Jia Yueting, chief executive and chairman of Chinese conglomerate LeEco, told CNBC in his first international television interview.
Erin Walline's experience mapping out the customer journey and applying customer feedback to product design got her appointed Dell's first executive director of global customer experience.
The New Face of the Workspace
Metropolis and Poppin have partnered with RIT undergraduate ID students as they dream up what the future office could be.
IoT and Product Design Philosophy
You can’t talk about the internet of things (IOT) without talking about a Wi-Fi toaster. It’s a contrived example that is both exciting and absurd.
How to Run
When the last tasks have been completed, and the project has been delivered, that’s often the end of the story. But it shouldn’t be.
This post looks at why people buy things, what triggers purchasing decisions, and how to create a brand people love that leads to long-term customer relationships.
RIT students and faculty have done more than just imagine such examples of “access technology” to further inclusion for people of all abilities.
Before Launching a Kickstarter Campaign
“You are really dropping your pants to everyone,” Nikolaj Hviid says. “They will see every mistake you make, and every success you have—they will see everything.”