San Francisco

The mission of the IDSA San Francisco Chapter is to serve the networking, career development and professional development needs of industrial designers in the Bay Area including San Francisco, Silicon Valley and San Jose, CA. The chapter also supports the IDSA Student Chapters at colleges and universities in the region which offer degrees in industrial design and related fields.

If you have information that would benefit the IDSA San Francisco Chapter, or ideas for events and activities that you would like to pursue, please contact Chair Basak Atlan, IDSA, at  You may also connect with IDSA headquarters at or by calling 703.707.6000 x103.

San Francisco News & Events

  • Designing a Fidget: IDSA & Academy of Art ID
    Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 9:00am

    Our San Francisco chapter is participating in SFdesignweek!

    Take action during SFdesignweek by...

  • IDSA SF - Design for Automation
    Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 6:00pm

    Samsung Design Innovation Center is opening their doors to the design community by sponsoring a series of...

  • Secret to a Thriving Design Consultancy
    Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 6:00pm

    Please join the IDSA San Francisco Chapter as we unlock the secrets on how to start and run a successful...

  • The World of Ray & Charles Eames Exhibit
    Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 3:00pm

    Fueled by their belief in design as a way of life, the innovative husband and wife duo Charles and Ray...

  • Designing for Friction
    Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 5:30pm

    Join IDSA SF and Samsung for an intimate talk with STEVE SELZER regarding the impact of an industrial...


Basak Altan, IDSA, Chair
Chrissy Naples, IDSA, Vice Chair
Matt Potter, IDSA, Secretary
Esther Lekeu, IDSA, Treasurer
Suki Leung, IDSA, Social Media & Marketing Chair