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 Detroit Creative Corridor Centerhas received a $1 million grant from the Knight Foundation to create an urban development strategy that focuses on excellence and inclusiveness in design. This comes two years after Detroit was designated by the United Nations Educational, Science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as the first US City of Design.
It was National Industrial #DesignDay in the United States on March 5, 2017, butreaction poured in from all around the world to the third annual commemoration launched by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) and entered into the US Congressional Record in 2015.
An excerpt from the feature-length documentary by Gary Hustwit about our complex relationship with manufactured objects and, by extension, the people who design them. To watch the entire film and for more information please visit hustwit.com/objectified/