During the 39th annual IDEA Ceremony and Gala on Aug. 21, 2019 at VenueSIX10 in Chicago, IL, the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) unveiled this year’s 19 IDEA Gold winners, as well as the recipients of four special IDEAs. The IDEA 2019 awards were presented by:
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.
Nominations for the 2017-2019 Board of Directors term is now open. To nominate yourself or someone else, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, by Friday, Jan. 27, 2017. A member of the Nominations Committee will contact you (or the candidate you have nominated).
The mark of a healthy association is demonstrated by a great interest from its membership in volunteering and serving at the highest level—the Board of Directors. The Nominations Committee has worked hard over the past several months speaking with interested candidates and recently presented the slate of candidates listed below to the Board of Directors,and received their unanimous endorsement.
Hundreds of designers converged on Seattle, WA to mark IDSA’s 50th anniversary and the International Design Excellence Awards’ 35th anniversary at the 2015 IDSA International Conference—Future of the Future. More than 800 people from 20 countries, ranging from Australia to India, and Chile to Somalia, were in attendance. The reviews are flooding in.