INNOVATION Editorial Calendar



2020 Editorial Calendar

Dates subject to change without notice.

  • SPRING: Medical Design
    In print, April 2020

    Guest Editor: Tor Alden, IDSA
    Deep dive into the complicated and interconnected ecosystem that is our healthcare system and how desigers are adapting to a rapidly changing medical device design landscape.
  • SUMMER: Urgent Design
    In print, July 2020

    An in depth look at how the industrial design community responded to the COVID-19 global pandemic.
  • FALL: 2020 Yearbook of Design Excellence
    In print, October 2020

    Profiles of the 2020 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) winners and Featured Finalists
  • WINTER: Education Crossroads
    In print, December 2020

    An in-depth look at the current state and future needs of industrial design education. Includes profiles of the 2020 IDSA Student Merit Award winners and school finalists. 

In Every Issue

Each issue of INNOVATION includes themed articles which are written by members of the design community specifically for publication in INNOVATION. In addition, there are regular featured columns including:

  • Beautility - by Tucker Viemeister, FIDSA
  • Design DNA - by Scott Henderson, IDSA 
  • Design Defined - by rotating guest authors
  • A Final Thought - by rotating annual guest author
  • Updates on IDSA programming, events, and community