A team of Western Washington University industrial design, business, chemistry and electrical engineering majors—known as Nova Solar Glazing—has won the $15,000 Wells Fargo grand prize at the 2017 Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge (EIC). The students were honored by Washington Gov.
IDSA Awards 2017 are open for nominations until June 16, 2017. Pascal Malassigné, FIDSA, senior professor and chair of industrial design at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, returns as chair of the IDSA Awards Committee.
To celebrate its 60th anniversary, the World Design Organization (WDO)™ has launched the call for nominations for the World Design Medal, which recognizes industrial designers who have made a significant contribution to the advancement of the profession.
The 21st annual Rowena Reed Kostellow (RRK) Awardsceremony willl be held from 6 to 8pm on March 8, 2017 at Knoll showroom, 1330 Avenue of the Americas in Manhattan. The ceremony will be a fundraiser for student scholarships and a prize program. Register now; IDSA members receive a discount.
The 2017 Rotational Molding International Product Design Competition is open for entry through May 1. “The goal of this annual contest is to inspire emerging industrial design students’ talent to create breakthrough consumer products that utilize the latest technologies in rotational molding,” says Fred Shockey, IDSA, chair and CEO of Winsell Incorporated.
The latest Cradle to Cradle Product Design Challenge winning entries range from a solar furnace built from television parts—to camping gear that leaves no trace. C2C Innovation Institute President Lewis Perkins says it all “provides a clear means of translating the vision of a circular economy into reality.”