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Success by Design
How did IDEA juror Michael DiTullo, IDSA, go from failing student to owning his own firm? Read part 1 of an interview with DiTullo and learn how he made it all happen.
$1B+ Deal for HTC Design Talent
Google’s $1.1 billion deal to acquire most of HTC’s smartphone design division has officially closed. The deal involves more than 2,000 HTC employees transferring to Google.
Wendell Castle Passes
Wendell Castle, the whimsical designer who coaxed wood into mind-bending shapes that blurred the boundary between furniture and fine art, died on Jan. 20 at 85. (Shown with Pattie Moore, FIDSA)
Discussing the Artistic Process
“I favor bio-inspiration because it’s the most inclusive, it’s the most broad and it sort of covers a mix,” Brook Kennedy, IDSA, said. “That’s basically just design that’s somehow inspired by a natural system.”
Improve Your Portfolio
No matter who you're presenting your design work to, the art of verbal communication can be as important as what you have created visually. Young designers can improve their portfolio presentation by following a few steps.
Nike used algorithms to help design its latest running shoe.
Designing for the Aging
As we age our homes can become an unsafe place to live. Judd Lord, IDSA, discusses how homes can be retrofitted to achieve a universal design that is safe for an aging population.
Medical Device Tax Suspension
Medical device companies have applauded the US Congress for taking action once again and suspending the medical device tax.
The Man Behind Google’s Pixel 2
For designers, smartphone screens are one of the most challenging elements to design. Google creative lead Alberto Villarreal, IDSA, explains his vision of creating the perfect phone and the future of smartphone design.
Sketch or Scenario
IDSA International Design Conference 2017 speaker Marlisa Kopenski says that business and design don't speak different languages. They just use different vocabularies.
In the industry, Adrian van Hooydonk has made a name for himself as a design manager and a groundbreaking visionary.
Crafting Her Ply
Designer Carol Catalano, IDSA, is interviewed by HermanMiller
on her two decades of experimenting with molded plywood.
Bellwether for Design
In applianceDesign magazine, Lou Lenzi, FIDSA, hails the benefits of the IDSA Student Merit Awards---just as the 2018 undergraduate competition opens for entry at the school-level.
ID students from RIT (the site of IDSA's NEDDC 2018!) serve up quite the experience at the restaurant of an industrial designer turned chef. See how.
Tom David, FIDSA
An IDSA Fellow has passed away after a career dedicated to design education at MIAD and Purdue. "Kindness was always part of his personality."
Samsung and Intel will supply February's Winter Olympics in PyeongChang with everything from custom designed smartphones to drones, VR and AI.
Blame Bad Design
Don Norman, IDSA, examines how poorly designed software spread panic in Hawaii–and offers tips for avoiding such incidents in the future.
Top Trends from CES 2018
A wearable, ultraviolet light sensor produced by L’Oréal and designed by Yves Behar, IDSA, is in the media spotlight, along with products ranging from robotic dogs to self-flying taxi concepts!
10 Tools & Apps for Designers
Here are 10 apps and tools that kept me productive, informed, creative and impactful in 2017.
Steve Jobs' Leadership Model
Steve Jobs was a genius and a tough leader, but he was also a great coach who infused his people with a passion for greatness.