Many leading global brands have embraced design and given it a seat on the board. Young inventors are now thinking in parallel—not just about the mechanics but the entire arc of the emotional landscape. What will the world be like in two or three decades for an industrial designer?
At IDSA's International Design Conference 2017, Kevin Shankwiler, IDSA, Georgia Tech senior lecturer, moderates a panel including Michelle Berryman, FIDSA, Liquid Hub; Julia Kemp, Harvard Business School; Owen Foster, IDSA, SHiFT Design Camp and Aether Learning; Professor Byeong C. Hwang, PhD, Savannah College of Art and Design; and He Renke, dean, Hunan University’s School of Design. How can we bring those needs back to today and start courses to carve a new educational perspective and better mold ID students for the future?