About IDSA Philly

IDSA Philly is the Philadelphia Chapter of the Industrial Designers Society of America. Visit www.blue-harvest.org for more information.


IDSA Philly was formed in 1976 and represents members from Eastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, and Delaware. We currently represent about one hundred members who specialize in a variety of different fields, including: consumer products, furniture, lighting, exhibits, transportation, and medical equipment. If you would like information on how to reach specialists in our area, please contact us.


IDSA Philly sponsors events which bring local industrial designers together to learn from each other as well as network for business opportunities. Activities include guest lecturers, museum tours, software tutorials, manufacturing technique updates and portfolio reviews. The professional chapter is also active with its two accredited student chapters, The University of the Arts and Philadelphia University.