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In Their Own Words...
"We hold the IDEAs in the highest regard and consider them to be one of the toughest global awards programs. A real test of quality and innovation." Enter by March 17!
Design Comes Alive
Just in time for #IDSAWDDC comes Design Week Portland! Don't miss either!
IDSA Student Members take top prizes in housewares awards; one of them, scores an unprecedented three big wins!
IDSA Fellow Lou Lenzi, FIDSA, takes the helm of an Appliance Design magazine column.
IDSA International Design Conference 2017
An IDSA Student Member is on a Parsons School of Design team that's unveiling new wearables at SWSX Interactive. "Designers connect the dots," says Tim Ronco, S/IDSA.
Nixon, NASA & How the Feds Got Design
"There's absolutely no reason why good design should be confined to the history books," writes Diana Budds for FastCoDesign. Read more..
A new book shows how conflict can lead to collaboration, in design and beyond.
Defining Product Design
It seems there are not enough designers to meet the demand. Startups and mid-sized companies have immense promise, but struggle to find designers.
Emotional Design Increases Engagement
Designing for customer delight can lead to competitive advantage and growth.
First Female Auto Designer
Helene Rother was the first female automotive designer, a refugee and a single mom. She started at Marvel Comics and ended up at General Motors.
By bringing their talents to the male-dominated engineering field, women are sparking innovation and making robots more humane.
"Heart of Industrial Design"
William Plumb, FIDSA, Passes Away at age of 84
Pushing the Edges of Design
Just in time for #IDSANEDDC...
On your way to or from IDSA's Northeast District Design Conference at RISD in Providence March 31 to April 1, check out Boston Design Week from March 29 to April 9!
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Women of NASA Legos
Lego will release a "Women of NASA" set honoring female leaders in space exploration. The five figurines include the first female astronaut, Sally Ride, and mathematician Katherine Johnson, shown here.
CNN Tech Buzzes Over IDSA Student Member’s Project
Pip Tompkin Design Studio becomes the newest IDSA Ambassador, delcaring the Society provides "a framework for designers around the world to have conversations on the topics which define our time."