IDSA's Executive Director, Chris Livaudais, took some time during IDC 2019 in Chicago to provide an update to membership on the state of the Society. We use this annual opportunity to share important information with membership in a public forum. The full presentation is shown in the video below. Highlights from this presentation include:
Ignacio Urbina Polo, IDSA is an industrial designer, educator and curator. He is a tenure professor of industrial design at the Pratt Institute and general editor of the website www.di-conexiones.com.
On August 21, 2019, IDSA announced the latest recipients of the IDSA Awards. These honors are presented in recognition of significant contributions to the Society or the industrial design profession, excellence in academic advancement or personal achievement.
The winners this year include industrial design educators, business leaders and a non-profit that supports the next generation. We are honored to celebrate the work of our members each year through this program. Please join us in congratulating the 2019 IDSA Award recipients.
As an organization, IDSA has the unique opportunity to innovate within our industry by paving the way for thoughtful conversations and disruptive dialogues. We spend our careers building a better future for those around us, and the Women in Design Deep Dive, held in San Francisco on May 3, 2019, offered us the chance to build a better future for ourselves too.
The designers gathered in San Francisco were rehearsing the future of the industry—an industry of diverse perspectives and lived experiences with a powerful passion for bettering the world.