IDSA|Texas and the IDSA Furniture Section's Rough Cut was a tremendous success. Featuring work from designers Yves Behar, Brooke Davis, Jim Duke, and many more the event showed that furniture community is alive and well in the south.
In the Fall of 2005 Bruce Nussbaum delivered this address to the audience at the IDEA Ceremony in Washington DC. It certainly reflected what I was feeling about Industrial Design's role in the corporate world and resonated with me then as it still does today. However in the 5 years that followed what has happened.
Teach Design is a new initiative founded by Rob Stokes of frog design in Austin, TX! Under the guidance of Rob Stokes and fellow froggie Christopher Robbins, students at McCallum High School designed and created new interactive seating for the school courtyard affectionately dubbed "The bubble project!" This project was then posted on kickstarter.com and funded to bring their idea to reality. To see more about the project and the process the students are making on a weekly basis check out...
What to do with all of those carpet cut offs? How about creating a beautiful Tessilated Floorscape! Come see the genius of Igor Siddiqui in persona at the IDSA Event: Rough Cut: Furniture Design in Austin, TX!