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Helping Combat Mental Health Stigma with Art
They see art as a tool that can tackle mental health issues by raising awareness and cultivating empathy around a subject that’s heavily stigmatized.
The Dr. Is in... Art Class!
More and more, medical schools are investing in curriculum and programming around the arts. Learn why.
Colors Are How Your Brain Makes the World
Color turns out to be a very good vector for figuring out how the human brain actually works.
New 3M Design Center in Japan
3M, an IDSA Ambassador, aligned their mission around collaborative creativity. The new studio will house a growing team of designers with diverse professional backgrounds, design capabilities and customer experience.
Prescription by Design
The designer of a former IDSA Design of the Decade winner is at it again. This time, revamping prescription medication bottles with what she hopes will be a lifesaving system. See how.
Circular Economy Starts with Product Design
What if we reinvented the way products are designed, manufactured, used and recovered?
Revolutionising Healthcare with Tech and ID
Whether it’s improving mobility, a mechanism to speed things up or a development on something that already exists, it’s an example of ID benefiting the healthcare industry.
Calling the Shots
Refinery29's Madeline Buxton profiles IDSA San Francisco Chapter officer Linda Jiang who "designed one of the most hyped phones of 2017."
Leap of Faith
An IDSA student member crosses the finish line with an amazing experience, a big check and the national retail spotlight in the Fueling the Future of Footwear competition. See how.
Thought at Work
Hundreds of students are expected to converge on RIT for the next Thought at Work Conference.
ID + UX
Keith Nagara, IDSA, and his Lawrence Technological University ID and transportation design students presented at the WardsAuto UX Conference.
5 Best Designed Kitchen Products
Business Insider's Chris Weller picks his favorites among the IDSA IDEA 2017 Kitchen and Accessories category winners. Do you agree?
A collection by University of Cincinnati DAAP students that won an Editor's Award at ICFF 2017, will go on display in October at DesignBuildCincy. Learn more.
Put Criticism to Use
“Criticism may be based on opinion, but that’s what makes it valuable. It gives us a taste of why people will eventually love or hate our work,” said Katie Dill, Airbnb's Head of Experience Design.
Ford Turns to Students
for the Future of Truck Design
Ford is asking a bunch of students to radically rethink its next generation of trucks. The automaker is teaming up with the Detroit-based College for Creative Studies and setting a group of 16 students to the challenge.
Plastic Became a Victim of Its Own Success
In July 1907, Leo Baekeland was experimenting with formaldehyde and phenol. What he invented was the first fully synthetic plastic. He called it Bakelite.
8 Design Principles to Live and Die by
We asked eight prominent designers: What is the one principle you never compromise on?
IDSA's new Young Educator of the Year takes sketching to a whole new level. See how you can become a part of SQ1.
"It’s a very clever device with the potential to save lives around the world. This is why I have selected it as this year’s international winner.” Watch a new video about the James Dyson Foundation's International Winner 2017.
See how an IDSA IDEA 2017 Gold winner "quadrupled its profits, with one big design idea."