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If you're wondering why there weren’t there any session topics at IDSA’s 2016 Northeast District Design Conference, it's because organizers didn’t need any!
Inform and Inspire
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.
IDSA Ambassador 3M Design takes root at Milan Design Week 2016—at the intersection of design, architecture and sustainability. “We aim to elevate awareness of the integral role design plays in creating thoughtful solutions in the area of sustainability,” says 3M Chief Design Officer Eric Quint, IDSA.
Where Color Trends Begin
Who decides which shades will be in vogue, and how do these people come to their conclusions?
How to Find Good Data Stories
Americans love the image of the executive who makes decisions by gut feel, decisions that seem contradictory to common wisdom and concrete data, and yet win in the marketplace.
Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas
in Just 5 Days
Most teams often invest months, even years, in developing a product or service—only to discover they’ve built something that no one wants. A design sprint helps teams filter ideas and gain clarity as to which of them are best to pursue.
Swarm of Robot Spiders to 3-D Print Objects
3-D printing is still in its infancy, but it’s starting to show signs that it might revolutionize the way we manufacture products.
Ever wonder why there is a hole at the end of a pen cap?
The internet is abuzz over just what President Obama was checking out in the virtual reality world. Any guesses?
“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.