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The STEAM Fad
The movement purports to bolster our flagging national intelligence by convincing educrats and politicians that art and design are “poised to transform our economy in the 21st century, just as science and technology did in the last century.”
A Sharp Knife Just Might Do
“On the one hand, designers are really optimistic because they think they can make things better,” said Tucker Viemeister, L/IDSA. “On the other hand, we think everything is wrong or broken.”
Cafe X Technologies is a new, automated barista designed by the award-winning team behind Dr. Dre's Beats headphones and speakers: the Ammunition Group.
Tesla's Head Designer on the Model 3
"It's based on the idea of minimalism, that less is more," he said. "Extra buttons, extra switches are just excess."
Researchers and designers are using the Microsoft HoloLens—the IDEA 2017 Best in Show and Gold winner— to help people with disabilities.
Improvements Are Needed
"The methods behind assessing human factors in medtech are outdated—and they’re due for an upgrade," said Charles Mauro CHFP, IDSA.
University of Houston ID Director EunSook Kwon, IDSA, says her students’ designs have the potential to be real disruptors in the growing field of wearable technology.
Top 5 Product Design Trends
The Chief Practice Officer of MSTQ gives his unique perspective on the direction of the design industry in 2018.
7 of the Highest Paid Design Fields
Design is one of the most challenging, fast-moving and visionary fields to work in—and it can be financially rewarding, too. Here are seven of the highest-paid fields within the design industry.
Design At Work
Design Day 2018: Design At Work featured presentations by noted designers and attorneys from Kohler, Microsoft and Caterpillar, who discussed in detail how design and design patent protections have been essential to the success of their respective corporations.
Amazing (or Shocking) Design
Brook Stevens, FIDSA, was not only a founding member of IDSA, his portfolio included more than 3,000 designs that were put into production; including the 1955 Cadillac Die Valkyrie.
Co-led by Brook Kennedy, IDSA, a group of design students created an award-winning web-based service to help isolated senior citizens.
Created by NEDDC 2018 speaker, Joey Zeledón,
is a design book that explores emotional ergonomics to help foster empathy for human-centered, inclusive design.
F*** the System
Calvin Klein's chief creative officer, Raf Simons, had a very important message for the future fashion designers of the world: F*ck the system.
Amidst the tragedy of Southwest 1180, Austen Angell, FIDSA, cast light on the lack of design thinking in our modern airline safety protocols, products and support.
Ciao da Milano – Instagram Takeover
IDSA was thrilled to bring you the sights and sounds of Salone del Mobile through an Instagram Takeover from Chair-Elect Qin Li, IDSA.
The Trial Continues
The Samsung v. Apple trial continues and both parties have released their witness lists. Apple's list includes Alan Ball, IDSA, as one of their expert witnesses. See what comes next.
Q&A: SMA South District Winner
University of Houston senior Jonathan Seto, S/IDSA, originally wanted to pursue a degree in accounting but sacrificed a guaranteed desk-job to pursue a profession that would allow him to explore his creative side.
Ivy Ross on the Future of ID
The mastermind behind Google’s push into gadgets talks about where they’re going next.
2018–2019 Election Results