Welcome to INNOVATION, IDSA's quarterly and one of the best places to learn about the practice of industrial design. Every issue of INNOVATION reaches IDSA's membership, Fortune 500 companies, universities, associations, design consultancies and subscribers around the world.
The Summer 2014 INNOVATION explores the many topical issues that impact the healthcare space these days. Medical Evolution is guest edited by Sean Hägen, IDSA, BlackHägen Design, who is also the Chair of IDSA's first Annual Medical Device Design Conference scheduled for November 6-7, 2014. Of all the diverse market niches industrial designers excel in and add value, the healthcare space is unique, as it is the most regulated fom the government initiative to reform a dysfunctional insurance and care delivery system to domestic and international agencies charted to ensure safe and effective medical devices.
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Here is the Table of Contents for the Spring 2014 issue, guest edited by Scott Klinker, IDSA of Cranbrook Academy of Art, that focuses on Design/Art/Craft. Articles highlighted in red are available to anyone as PDFs.
High-Stakes Design by Sean Hägen, IDSA, Guest Editor
Medical Devices: The Next Big Frontier in Industrial Design by Fernd van Engelen, IDSA
Coloring Inside the Lines: Design’s New Role within a Highly Regulated Market by R. Reade Harpham
Functional Aesthetics by Philip Remedios, IDSA
Hospital to Home: A Blend of the Consumer and Medical Worlds by Stuart Karten, IDSA
Wearable Medical Devices: A Field with Great Promise by Kyle Jarger
The Ballerina, the Surgeon and America’s Caregiving Conundrum by Carol Shillinglaw, A/IDSA
The Benefits of Applying Human Factors Engineering by Michael Wiklund and Stephen Wilcox, FIDSA
Working Toward Sustainable Medical Device Design by Seth GaleWyrick
Design for Enjoyable Moments by Cheryl Zhenyu Qian, IDSA
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IDSA HQ by Daniel Martinage, CAE
Business Concepts by Michael Westcott, IDSA
Book Review by Scott Stropkay, IDSA
Beautility by Tucker Viemeister, FIDSA
A Look Back by Carroll Gantz, FIDSA
ID+ME: Clair Samhammer, FIDSA