The IDSA Career Center returns to the International Design Conference—this time on Thurs., Aug. 17 at the Atlanta Marriot Marquis. After all, Design IS Business is the theme of the IDSA International Design Conference 2017.
A team of Georgia Tech design students, including an IDSA student member, has won the Next Generation Mobility Challenge—co-created by Toyota and Net Impact to inspire young people to develop mobility solutions for social equity and inclusion, improve and streamline transportation and help solve social impact issues in communities around the world.
Appalachian State University students are getting to the root of design—using mushroom roots and agricultural waste to create sustainable products. Sophomores Ryan Decker, Lindsay Everhart and John Lalevee worked with adjunct instructor and furniture designer Alyssa Coletti on the project.
Pratt Institute industrial design students teamed up with Caesarstone, developer and manufacturer of quartz surfaces, to bring a “Future Kitchen” to life in Manhattan at WantedDesign 2017 under the direction of Marc Thorpe, Pratt visiting assistant professor of industrial design and New York City-based architect and designer.
Industrial design played a key role in a social impact design project at the University of Louisiana-Lafayettethat was pitched to HGTV. Justin Segura, an industrial design senior, teamed up with about a dozen architecture and interior design students to build a tiny house called MODESTEhouse for Habitat for Humanity. The 200 sq. ft. structure was the result of a design-build elective course led by architecture Professor Geoff Gjertson.