Faculty Advisors to IDSA Student Chapters welcomed the launch of the 2017 IDSA Student Merit Award (SMA) competition on Friday, January 13. The SMAs will run through March 17! We are pleased to announce that the competition is once more sponsored by Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp.
Today, people are living behind the screen. Our observations of the world are becoming reduced to digital data points that are solving problems intuitively or telling us what to do next. Design education is not much different. Research and prototyping are done often in a hypothetical sense, enabled by digital technologies. SHiFT Design Camp is creating a new model of education.
A lifetime member of IDSA who recently passed away is leaving a legacy for future generations of designers. The estate of Gerald “Jerry” Edward Proctor, L/IDSA, has donated $10,000 to IDSA’s scholarship fund. The money will be earmarked for the Design Foundation.
Generation Z is growing up with the hottest gadgets and latest designs, but do youngsters know just what's involved in making these products? Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum's 2015 Design Camps are offering chidren ages 7-12 a hands-on chance to find out. Four, one-week camps are set for this summer; each features a guest designer: