INNOVATION Editorial Calendar



2021 Editorial Calendar

Dates subject to change without notice.

  • SPRING: Decolonizing Industrial Design
    In print, April 2021

    Guest Editor: Raja Schaar, IDSA
    An exploration into the complex topic of colonized design and how dismantling certain aspects of our institutional constructs could foster a more inclusive and diverse industrial design profession.
  • SUMMER: Theme TBD
    In print, June 2021

    A preview of IDC 2021 with additional articles from guest contributors writting about current issues within the industrial design profession.
  • FALL: 2021 Yearbook of Design Excellence
    In print, September 2021

    Profiles of the 2021 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) winners and Featured Finalists as well as IDSA Award recepients.
  • WINTER: Industrial Design Education
    In print, December 2021

    An in-depth look at the current state and future needs of industrial design education. Includes profiles of the 2021 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 - Judith Anderson, IDSA for 2021 issues
  • From HQ - Updates on IDSA programming, events, and community by IDSA Executive Director, Chris Livaudais