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A young Taiwanese trio comes together to keep traditional crafts alive. Designers, who belong to the Makuta’ay tribe in Hualien county, launched an accessories brand.
Gold from Code
IDSA's Personal Recognition Award 2017 winner Charles Mauro writes "Why SNAP Spectacles Failed: How Poor Usability and Feature/Function Allocation Errors Compromised A Potentially Breakthrough Product."
In March 2018, IDSA will host its fourth Medical Design Conference.
Honda Design Director Talks Concepts
"We think the era of battery-electric vehicles is about to start," Honda's executive creative director of automobile design, Makoto Iwaki, says, "and a new chapter compared to the internal-combustion engine deserves a new look."
The "Father of Streamlining"
Raymond Loewy, FIDSA, once said in a CBS interview, "Good design is a design that does not get obsolete, number one, that stays classic, like a Greek statue. That's good design."
ID Students Design Eyewear
Grand Rapids Ophthalmology (GRO) is collaborating with Kendall College of Art and Design (KCAD) on a project-based, semester-long program to design a line of eyewear products, including a 3D prototype.
The Supreme Court Rejected Samsung's Appeal
The US Supreme Court refused to step back into the years-long feud over patents between the world’s top smartphone makers, declining to hear Samsung’s appeal.
An IDSA student member is part of an University of Kansas duo launching flexible wood furniture.
An IDSA student member at Penn College is one of only 20 scholars worldwide chosen to take part in an industrial design program in Japan.
Design Can Help Solve Global Problems
Design and technology are playing a crucial role in solving global issues and their importance is finally catching the attention of world leaders.
How Tech Will Change the Design World
DLN founder talks about the changing landscape in design and how to navigate the uncharted territories.
Sign up now to attend a free reception and panel discussion on Nov. 9 in Washington, DC featuring some of the 2017 National Design Award winners, including industrial designer Joe Ducet.
Designing the New Audi A7
Designing the 2019 A7 took four years, a lot of hard work and tech. Going back and forth between CAD and clay is part of a new design process at Audi.
Marking a Milestone
The International Housewares Association Student Design Competition 2018 is open for entries through Dec. 18, 2017. It's also marking a milestone! Read more.
How Not to Suck at Your Craft
David Korins, the set designer for "Hamilton," made a name for himself by imagining the unimaginable on stage. He says the secret to success is a finely tuned “audience barometer.”
What Design Can Do for the Climate
35 designs were selected from 384 submissions, which focused on the topics of water, energy, food, housing and health for What Design Can Do's Climate Action Challenge.
Tom Brady Helped Design an Aston Martin
Aston Martin unveiled a new signature edition Vanquish S Volante that was partially designed by NFL Patriots QB Tom Brady. Brady apparently spent the five months helping with the design.
IDSA Fellow Lou Lenzi posts his latest Association Report column for IDSA in Appliance Design. Learn more about Connectivity’s Influence on Product Controls and Aesthetics.
90 Years of Revolutionary Design
Cassina has collaborated with the greatest minds in architecture and design. By pioneering this revolutionary way of working, it has reached iconic status in the design world.
Ford Gives Course in Clay Design
“As a designer, we are constantly dealing with form, and clay is a beautiful media to develop form,” said a professor at the School of Architecture and Design at UL Lafayette.