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What is ID?
3 Things UX Designers Can Learn from ID
The authors of
Understanding Industrial Design: Principles for UX and Interaction Design
think you should know how, where and why industrial and interaction design meet.
Best-Designed Kitchen Accessories
For people who want to take their kitchens into a more stylized realm, the International Design Excellence Awards, put on by IDSA, are a good place to start.
Ford Is Using Microsoft’s HoloLens
to Design Cars
Ford is using Microsoft’s HoloLens, an IDEA 2017 Gold winner, to let designers quickly model out changes to cars, trucks and SUVs. This allows designers to see the changes on top of an existing physical vehicle, instead of the traditional clay model approach to car design.
A Walk With
CNN features IDSA member Yves Behar in the first installment of a new series in which "some of the world's most visionary urban designers take you on a stroll."
Products of Design Masters
At the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City, students encounter one of the most multi-disciplinary programs in design, covering industrial, interaction, graphic, service and social design.
“Striking the right balance between intelligent, high-tech robot and family-friendly, lifestyle product was at the forefront of our minds when developing the design for Aire." said Bill Webb, IDSA.
There Are "Two Halves" to Great Design
Some design flaws are obvious, but what about the subtler forms of bad design, the flaws of which make our lives ever so slightly harder every day.
Land Rover Hints at Future Design
Land Rover's Chief Design Officer, said: “Creating a positive emotional response is central to Land Rover’s modernist design philosophy. Every line and every feature has a purpose. It’s an approach defined by creative intelligence.”
Furniture for Victims of Displacement
10 students from Finland's Lahti University of Applied Sciences have designed a collection of essential furniture items for those affected by natural disasters and the refugee crisis.
Design You Can Hear
The Museum of Arts and Design in New York opened "Sonic Arcade: Shaping Space with Sound" which explores the design world beyond standard visual and tactile stimulations.
Inside Hyundai's New Design Studio
Hyundai Motor Co. has opened a hulking new design studio for its Hyundai and Genesis brands that will allow the automaker to work on 24 separate vehicles at the same time. The main goal of the new studio will be to accelerate the product development process.
Looks like Under Armour is going cross-country to take on Nike. The athletic wear giant based in Baltimore, MD is opening an Innovation Hub in Portland, OR. The new footwear design and development center includes a biomechanics lab and training center for athletes to test products.
Combating Xenophobia with Design
Talking Hands is a migrant-run design workshop in Italy where asylum seekers make and sell furniture, embroidery and textiles.
Crafting through Parametric Modeling
Lisa Marks, S/IDSA, discovered during research for her thesis project at Parsons School of Design at The New School, is that the tradition of lace making
“is in danger of dying out.”
'GameChanger'—A New Sports Lighting System
The GameChanger is an IDEA featured finalist and is helping to change the sports lighting game in a unique way.
Nine Ideas Shaping the Future of Design
Designers have the crucial task of thinking about what our future will look like and how we will interact with it.
Automating the Future of Design
Many designers hold onto the notion that creativity can only be done by a human, that machines can’t make the leap into the creative process, and that the creativity of humans is beyond being mechanized.
The Future Will Be Designing for Grandparents
When creating new products and technologies, designers tend towards the average user which can exclude the elderly and people with physical disabilities.
"Bubbles that seem impossible, ball bearings that mimic orbiting planets and a machine that renders probability theory as visible." It all adds up to Mathematica at The Henry Ford!