The Carolina Chapter of IDSA is comprised of design firms, schools, and companies that are as diverse as the geography of the two states it represents--North and South Carolina. Designers in the Carolina Chapter are found in small, locally-focused firms as well as large corporations with international visibility and influence.

Although our chapter covers a large geographic area, the Carolina Chapter is a resource to designers which is capable of establishing and maintaining important business and professional development relationships. We also support the industrial design student chapters at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC and North Carolina State University College of Design in Raleigh, NC.

The makeup of the Carolina Chapter is continually evolving to reflect the changing nature of the profession of industrial design. If you don’t see your company or school listed, let us know! We will be happy to include you in our design community.

Carolina News & Events

  • IDSA-CAR Holiday Get Together - Raleigh
    Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 6:00pm

    Come share a toast, a story and holiday greeting with your fellow industrial designers. Bring an unwrapped toy for...

  • IDSA-CAR Laut Design Tour
    Friday, January 19, 2018 - 6:00pm

    On Friday, January 19 IDSA-CAR will be meeting at and touring Laut Design in...

  • IDSA-CAR Networking Kickoff 2018
    Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 5:30pm

    IDSA-CAR will be meeting in Charlotte Thursday, January 18 from 5:30pm-8:00pm. The meet up will be taking place at...

  • Rewirement

    A longtime IDSA member who's an IDSA International Design Excellence Award and Design of the Decade winner is, in...

  • Elevate
    Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 2:00pm



Martin Hansson, IDSA, Chair
Christopher Currin, IDSA, Vice Chair - East Carolina
Jenn Law, IDSA, Vice Chair - West Carolina