What is ID?

March 5, 2017 is National Industrial Design Day. Tell us how you are spreading the word about ID in your community! Email PhilipA@idsa.org.

Call to Action

By Feb. 24, designers are being asked to push for legislation to be introduced in the 2017 Maryland General Assembly that would create the Maryland Design Excellence and Innovation Commission.
Design News

RRK Awards 2017 Announced

IDSA members are eligible for a discount to attend the RRK Awards ceremony on March 8. See who is being honored and why.
Award News

Lifesaving ID

Longtime research by IDSA Member Byron Bloch, an auto safety expert, has been featured in a February 2017 investigative report on NBCs TODAY show by reporter Ronan Farrow entitled “Side Guard Safety Push” (link is external) in the “Undercovered” series.

Championing Design

Detroit Creative Corridor Center earns a $1 million grant to focus on excellence and inclusiveness in design.
Design News

2017-2019 Board Elections


Imagineering Imaginations

Notre Dame students, taught by IDSA/Eastman Education Symposium 2017 Chair and IDSA Board Education VP Scott Shim, score big in a major Walt Disney design competition.
Education News

Record Breaker

It's "a clear indication that clients are stepping up their efforts to protect their designs,” says Robert Katz, A/IDSA, of IDSA Ambassador Banner & Witcoff's new milestones. See how.
Design News

Test of Time

Read more about what IDSA Executive Director Daniel Martinage, CAE, calls a "significant" decision for IDSA members and the broader industrial design community.

Scooped Up

Only one month after its entry won big in IDEA 2016, Nascent Objects was bought by Facebook. See why, and enter YOUR best design in IDEA 2017.

The Dignity
of Living

Learn how to not only develop "spectacularly successful" designs that drive shareholder value, but also allow designers to create products that allow people to age gracefully with dignity and vitality.

Circular Economy

C2C Product Innovation Institute unveils the winners of its fourth design challenge.
Award News

Diversity in Design

Chapter News