What is the growth trend of Industrial Design groups in U.S. corporations? From a design perspective, what motivates the corporate world? How does cost of ID measure against the total cost of developing a product? What are the prospects for designers over the next 24 months? These questions and more are answered in Influence & Vision – Corporate Design Group Study available from the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA).
Since 1957 the bimonthly magazine with a main focus on design has been establishing itself. Since the relaunch of the magazine in December 2005 special attention is paid to the processes of designing, which is explained in a practical and sound manner. The main topic focuses on current trends in European product and graphic design.
2009 is the inaugural year for the Southern Honors Program. This juried awards program celebrates the past, present and future of Southern District design by honoring a single outstanding practicing designer, an outstanding educator and an outstanding student.
To honor the past, present and future of design in the West, we are announcing the first annual Western Honors Program. This award will honor the career of an outstanding Western designer and educator. A jury will be selected that is comprised of an educator, design consultant, corporate design leader, and IDSA board member. Noted designer and educator Michael McCoy will be serving on the jury this year. This is an opportunity to recognize the great talent that Western Design represents.
US industrial designer born in Queens who graduated from New York University with a BA and the Design Laboratory (1935-1939).
In 1938, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) awarded him a prize for a chair he designed for its new building. During WW II he served with the Army Air Corps and researched mass-produced furniture for the Armed Forces. He conducted a study of plywood storage units that won a prize at MoMA's low-cost furniture competition in 1948.
US industrial designer, born in New York. He became familiar with cabinetmaking in his father's shop. He studied at the Art Students League and Grand Central School of Art in New York. Early work was as a drama and music critic, cartooninst, reporter, and furniture illustrator. He traveled to France and Germany in 1927 and was inspired by modernism.
He opened his own office in New York in 1927, designing furniture and showrooms, and consulting with manufacturers like General Electric and Hudson Motor Car Company.
German architect and educator who played a pivotal role in the modern movement.
He was born in Berlin, where his father was an architect. Studied architecture in Munich and Berlin from 1903 to 1907, and from 1908 to 1910 worked in the office of Peter Behrens, a pioneer of modern design. He joined the Deutsche Werkbund in 1910, and supported Henry van de Velde on the principle of the creative individual over standardization.
A US industrial designer, grew up in Indiana and studied at John Herron Art Institute, Indianapolis, the Academy of Fine Arts, Chicago, and Chicago Art Institute. In 1918 he went to Pittsburgh to study set design at Carnegie Institute of Technology (CIT), but while waiting for classes to begin, took a teaching job as Industrial Arts instructor in the Pittsburgh public school system, then became a faculty member of CIT (now Carnegie Mellon University).
In 1915, Corning Glass introduced the first glass ovenware, made of a new, clear, heat-resistant material, Pyrex®. Its cooking potential was discovered in 1913 by Dr. Jesse T. Littleton of Corning when he provided his wife, Becky, with a makeshift casserole out of a cut-down Nonex battery jar. Surprisingly, it survived the oven as well as traditional ceramic casseroles.