San Francisco

The mission of the IDSA San Francisco Chapter is to serve the networking, career development and professional development needs of industrial designers in the Bay Area including San Francisco, Silicon Valley and San Jose, CA. The chapter also supports the IDSA Student Chapters at colleges and universities in the region which offer degrees in industrial design and related fields.

If you have information that would benefit the IDSA San Francisco Chapter, or ideas for events and activities that you would like to pursue, please contact Chair Ti Chang, IDSA, at  You may also connect with IDSA headquarters at or by calling 703.707.6000 x127.

San Francisco News & Events

  • IDSA SF Storytelling & Design
    Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 12:00pm
  • IDSA SF Storytelling & Design Pt.2
    Friday, September 14, 2018 - 12:00pm
  • IDSA-SF Blockchain for Designers
    Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 6:00pm

    You’ve probably already heard the hype around blockchain and digital currencies being the “next big thing” and...

  • 2018 Better Together Design Exhibition - Call for Entries
    Repeats every week until Fri Jun 15 2018 . Also includes Fri May 04 2018, Fri May 11 2018, Mon Jun 11 2018, Fri Jun 15 2018.
    Friday, April 27, 2018 - 11:45pm
    Friday, May 4, 2018 - 11:45pm
    Friday, May 4, 2018 - 11:45pm
    Friday, May 11, 2018 - 11:45pm
    Friday, May 11, 2018 - 11:45pm
    Friday, May 18, 2018 - 11:45pm
    Friday, May 25, 2018 - 11:45pm
    Friday, June 1, 2018 - 11:45pm
    Friday, June 8, 2018 - 11:45pm
    Monday, June 11, 2018 - 11:45pm
    Friday, June 15, 2018 - 11:45pm
    Friday, June 15, 2018 - 11:45pm
    Call for Entries

    Design has the power to inspire, enable, and uplift- to bring people together. “Better Together” is...

  • In the Lead: Josh Nelson, IDSA

    Josh Nelson, IDSA, has been a maker since he was a youngster, tall enough to get his hands on goods. Now,...


Basak Altan, IDSA, Chair
Ti Chang, IDSA, Co-Chair
Chrissy Naples, IDSA, Vice Chair
Kellee Kimbro, IDSA, Secretary
Matt Potter, IDSA, Treasurer
Esther Lekeu, IDSA, Treasurer