IDSA has partnered with DMI to offer our members and supporters over 20% off of registration to DMI's 2013 Design Leadership Conference in Boston, MA, November 5-6.
This conference aims to gather a global, cross-disciplinary community to hear leading practitioners share critical perspectives on the complexities, challenges and approaches to creating effective customer experiences. Attendees will:
Introducing the next, interactive webinar in IDSA’s Design Success Webinar Series. Join Angela Yeh, founder and president of Yeh IDeology LLC, as she offers tips and strategies for maximizing your career opportunities and positioning yourself for the career you have been dreaming about.
With the help of students working through the Spin-In program at the University of Delaware, Tony Middlebrooks, Affiliate IDSA and Jules Bruck have taken the physical iDea Fan Deck and transformed it into an inexpensive design-based problem solving tool for students, professionals and innovators across all fields.
What is it? How does it work? Tony explains thusly:
Here’s the scene: 60 students from five design programs trek to a patch of land in northern Alabama that stretches for more than 3,000 acres. They arrive with modest camping gear, a few clothing items, some toiletries and whatever small hand tools they can carry. They are immediately tasked with a week’s worth of design challenges and they have to figure out ways to work as teams to get things done.
Sounds like a great way to spend part of your summer break, no?
“Charles Pollock, an industrial designer whose vision of 'a simple line in space' led him to develop sleek, functional chairs that became a hallmark of executive suites in the latter 20th century, died [Aug. 24] in a fire in South Jamaica, Queens. He was 83.”
When the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) hosted an All-School Reunion this summer, the School of Art & Design celebrated Jerome Caruso, IDSA presenting a UIUC 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award to him.
With his unusual solo practice, Caruso personally executes all design work for major clients, moving between the very different worlds of consumer products and contract furniture. He has quietly amassed a long string of award-winning innovations and accumulated more than 100 utility patents.
Continued learning and networking are the hallmarks of professional development. No matter where you are on your career path, IDSA is committed to helping you, our member, be the best!
Our newest tool, the IDSA Design Success webinar series, has been created to help you succeed in every phase of your career. Each hour-long webinar in the series brings you cutting-edge information and exclusive access to world renowned experts and thought leaders covering the hot topics most relevant to professionals like you. For students, there is no better way to gain insight into the world of industrial design professionals.
Best of all, the entire series is FREE, as a new benefit for all IDSA members!
John Edson, president of LUNAR and author of Design Like Apple, Seven Principles for Creating Insanely Great Products, Services and Experiences led the Aug. 19 kick-off webinar. John built on the lessons he explored in his book and showed how design can create a competitive advantage for any organization by delivering beauty, ingenuity and charisma.