The first virtual version of IDSA's Women in Design Deep Dive, held Oct. 6-7, 2020, beat the odds in a socially-distant year to be one of our most intimate and impactful events yet. Nearly 500 designers from 20 different countries participated in the online experience, which celebrated the accomplishments of women across design disciplines and dove into the skills, strategies, and connection-building needed to break down barriers in industrial design and related fields.
blkHaUS studios has announced grants for two Black Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC) who are current Chicago design students and a young entry-level BIPOC professional to attend the upcoming virtual International Design Conference (IDC), hosted by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA), September 17-18, along with free membership to IDSA.
Effective August 3, 2020, the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) has renamed the the final four chapters in the Society's West District to be city-based. IDSA-Arizona is now IDSA-Phoenix (IDSA-PHX); IDSA-Northwest is now IDSA-Seattle (IDSA-SEA); IDSA-Oregon is now IDSA-Portland (IDSA-PDX); and IDSA-Rocky Mountain is now IDSA-Denver (IDSA-DEN).
The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) has been closely following updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), with concerns for the health and safety of our communities in the United States and abroad in mind. We urge you to stay informed on the latest CDC updates and recommendations here.