02.14.2011 Welcome to designBytes, the electronic newsletter of the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA). Here's the latest design and design-related news we've collected from around the Web.
Product design has changed dramatically in recent years as everything, from computers to microwaves to MP3 players, has become more compact and more powerful. Less seems to be more, as everything becomes portable and more user friendly. 1,000 Product Designs features the most innovative designs in recent years. This unprecedented collection of products from all over the globe is a window into different cultures and societies, featuring everything from furnishings to personal items and accessories to electronics.
Representatives from the IDSA Ecodesign section will be on hand at the International Home and Housewares Show March 6-8. We are showcasing and taking orders for the IDSA Sponsored Ocala Guide at the IHA Going Green booth located in the Lakeside Center. We welcome any questions you may have regarding the Okala Guide as well as look for feedback for our future editions!
Escalade Sports, is a global manufacturer and distributor of quality sporting equipment. With annual sales in excess of $90 million, we are a market leader in the production of table-tennis tables, game tables, archery and fitness equipment, and in-ground recreational basketball and playground systems.
In February of 2004 the British Design Council published an important study on the impact of Design on Stock Market performance. This is a must have presentation of an important factual study that you can and should use to develop your pitch to clients on the value that design can bring to their corporation.