The mission of IDSA Columbus is to serve the networking, career development and professional development needs of industrial designers in the Columbus area. Additionally, the chapter supports the IDSA student chapters at colleges and universities programs in industrial design and related fields, which offer undergraduate and/or graduate degrees.

The IDSA Columbus Chapter members represent the following companies:

  • Accel, Inc.
  • Associated Graphics, Inc
  • Auld Technologies LLC
  • Big Red Rooster
  • Columbus College of Art & Design
  • Crown Equipment Corp
  • Crown Gabelstapler GmbH & Co KG
  • David Smith, Consultant
  • Deep Blue Design LLC
  • Design Central
  • Design Consortium
  • Design that Matters
  • Evenflo
  • Honda R&D Americas, Inc.
  • Honda Research and Development
  • Kaleidoscope
  • Lancaster Colony Corp
  • Lextant
  • McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC
  • Priority Designs
  • Resources Planning/Design
  • StudioMoya LLC 
  • Swagelok: Scioto Valve And Fitting Company
  • The International Center for Creativity - Cedarville University
  • The Ohio State University
  • Trident Design, LLC
  • Zukun Plan LLC

And, our chapter is proud to be affiliated with the following schools and their students:

  • Columbus College of Art & Design
  • The Ohio State University
  • The International Center for Creativity - Cedarville University

If you have information that would benefit the community or ideas for events and activities that you would like to pursue, please contact the chapter officers listed or you may connect with Korie Twiggs, Senior Community Manager at or by calling 703.707.6000.

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Maria Basile, IDSA, Chair
Carley Giles, IDSA, Vice Chair