CAMBRIDGE & BEYOND
RADIUS at Flat Top Johnny's 4:30 – 8:30 PM
KENDALL SQ RED LINE T STOP
1 Kendall Sq Cambridge, MA 02141
Contact: Mario Gonzalez Mario.Gonzalez@RadiusPD.com
After a full day of insightful design industry substance it’s time to relax and reset. As you traverse Cambridge to touch the numerous events of the evening, settle in for a quick drink and a little pool hall hustle with the Radius crew at Flattop Johnny’s in Kendall Square (just short T ride MIT/Kendall square stop and 2 block-walk past the MIT campus). As one of Boston’s best places to shoot pool - come relax with a cool beverage, good food, and talk design (or smack) over a game. Stop in to make a connection, share your creative perspective and gain a fresh understanding for the Radius innovation approach to Strategy, Human Factors, Research and Design.
MANTA 4:30 – 8:30 PM
KENDALL SQ RED LINE T STOP
25 1st Street, Cambridge, MA 02141
Contact: Betsy Goodrich firstname.lastname@example.org 617-441-7744
Come visit our new space in Kendall Square, Cambridge, the true high tech hot spot of Boston! We’ll be having barbeque, music and tunes in our indoor/outdoor atrium, and talkin’ about the FUTURE - robots, med and high tech.
MANTA is a short T ride to the Lechmere stop, or 7 blocks from the MIT/Kendall Square stop near the MIT campus.
IDEO 4:30 – 8:30 PM
CENTRAL SQ RED LINE T STOP
485 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139
Contact: Lynn Winter email@example.com 617-844-2400
Take a cool break from the sweltering August heat for an open house at IDEO! Please join us as we play with this year's IDSA theme, 'The Future is...'
From music, cocktails and bites, to a tricked out space, to engaging interactions, you'll leave an imprint on our studio, and the outside world will know you were here. Don't worry about the right outfit,we've got you covered.
Our studio is a short T ride on the Red line, and conveniently located next to the Central Square T stop. Our IDEO Boston design community eagerly awaits your arrival!
ALTITUDE 4:30 – 8:30 PM
DAVIS SQ RED LINE T STOP
363 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA 02144
Contact: Phillip Leung firstname.lastname@example.org 617-623-7600
Take a break from the conference and enjoy part of your evening in Davis Square. Located on the Red Line just a short trip from downtown, we invite you to see our renovated studio space with newly built project rooms and experiment in our drink lab. Enjoy the work of local artists and sculptors while talking to our team and experiencing the culture that helps us create successful products. Savor good food, drinks, friends and games while getting a taste of the local Davis Squareflavors and experiencing the fun-loving culture that makes Altitude a stop not to be missed. Click here for directions.
CONTINUUM 4:30 – 7:00 PM
Bus departs from Westin at 4:30pm
1220 Washington Street , West Newton, MA 02465
Contact: Emily Paisner email@example.com
After a long day at the conference center, take a 15 minute ride on our party bus to Continuum’s world headquarters in West Newton, MA! You will have the unique opportunity to see our studio space, which includes project story displays, experiential modeling shop, trend library, hospital room, and a tech lab. You’ll also get a sneak peek into our other studios around the world. Sip on a few signature cocktails and chat with our team members before heading back out on the tour (courtesy of our shuttle bus) to visit another open studio hot spot. Bus space will be limited so be sure to get to the bus early!
SPROUT—LOCALIZE 5:30 – 8:30 PM
in Kendall Square, a short T ride
1 Memorial Dr. Cambridge, MA 02141
Contact: Jordan Nollman firstname.lastname@example.org 617-201-2923
Sprout, Clio and Keyshot invite you to Localize—an event showcasing some of New England’s hottest lifestyle-driven, entrepreneurial, and creative designers. This unique event will feature their brands and businesses, including Derrick Cheung from the Green Street Vault, Adam Larson of Adam & Co., Ayr Muir of Clover Food Lab, and Brad Anderson from Grain Surfboards, all speaking on what they’re up to.
- Partake in a frothy beverage or two
- Grab some tasty goodness from local food trucks (parked riverside out front)
- Have your work reviewed in the portfolio review room
- Network with our speakers and attendees
- Check out limited-edition gear in the Green Street Vault and Experience Grain’s locally grown surfboards in the Pug parked riverside, out front.
- New Sprout Foundation will be debuting thier new iphone app Sessions Surf Journal
- Heyday Footwear, Design Museum Boston, Keyshot & Soulelujah will have tables set up.
- Enjoy the exclusive mix from Cambridge’s own Soulelujah
Localize will be held at the New England Research & Design Center (NERD). NERD is located on the Charles River, boasting killer panoramic views of the Water, Boston’s skyline, Cambridge and beyond. Oh yeah… it also has a pretty sweet interior space. There will be an open bar serving up beer, and wine, and Keyshot’s signature beer, ice cold PBR! Best of all everyone can enter to win our raffle overflowing with lots of great prizes and gear from sponsors and speakers.
5:30 – 6:00 Welcome & Intro
6:00 – 6:20 Derrick Cheung from the Green Street Vault
6:30 – 6:50 Adam Larson of Adam & Co.,
7:00 – 7:20 Ayr Muir of Clover Food Lab
7:30 – 7:50 Brad Anderson from Grain Surfboards
8:00 – 8:10 Raffle (must be in attendance to win)
Raffle Prizes: Keyshot Pro, Pogoplug, a Pair of Heydays, Design Muesum Boston Gift Bag, Grain Trucker Hat, Green Street Vault Duffel Bag, iPhone Mojito Wallet, Mojito Wallet, Sessions T Shirt, Sprout T Shirt, and more!
Core77/Luxion Party @ Atwoods Tavern – 9:00 PM – Close
KENDALL SQ RED LINE T STOP
877 Cambridge St Cambridge, MA 02141
Contact: Stuart Constantine email@example.com 203-952-4377
Join Core77 and Luxion for our annual celebration as we kick up our heels and empty our glasses. Atwoods Tavern is in funky East Cambridge, just a short ride/walk/run from Central, Harvard and Kendall Squares. Surpise musical guests, an outdoor patio and an open bar will help you make new friends and provide great networking opportunities.
ARTAIC 4:30 – 7:00 PM
21 Drydock Avenue, Boston MA 02210
Contact: Ted Acworth firstname.lastname@example.org 617-418-1928 x101
Ever seen a robot fabricate artistic tile mosaics? Artaic creates large scale custom mosaics using advanced robotic manufacturing and computer aided design systems for customers such as Hilton, Sheraton, Hyatt, Marriott, Legal Sea Foods, Google, MIT, and many more. Come meet "Arty", our gen 1 robot, and try out our Photoshop compatible mosaic design software. Can you match the ancient Roman artisans? We have fee parking (car and bike), and are right on the T. Enjoy fresh local beer and views onto the Boston harbor from our 7th floor studio/factory in the Innovation District.
MOTIV 4:30 – 8:30 PM
11 Elkins Street Suite 310 - Boston, MA 02127
Contact: Steffen Koury email@example.com 617-216-6224
Come on down and check out our new space and experience the up and coming SOBO neighborhood! Motiv, a premier brand and product development firm, is now proud to be part of a burgeoning creative community that is choosing to call South Boston home.
We’ll be serving up some delicious concoctions proudly created with products from our own clients. Cool off with some smoothies or daiquiris mixed perfectly with Vitamix blenders. Or create your own favorite coffee shop beverage with Keurig’s new Vue Brewer – make something incredibly smooth, either hot or iced.
Stop by and say hello! We’re off Summer Street just past the Black Falcon Seaport Cruise Terminal. There’s even free parking!
ESSENTIAL 4:30 – 8:30 PM
143 South Street - Fl 6, Boston MA 02111
Contact: Julie Burdan firstname.lastname@example.org 617-338-6057
Join your friends, enjoy the drinks and music, eat some food, check out the new robots from iRobot, try the new luxury home controls from Legrand, and relax; we’re a short walk from the conference.
Funk the future…Be Here Now!!
Join Design Museum Boston, the region’s first museum dedicated solely to design, for a social evening of food, drinks, and prizes at UNITE @ Knoll on August 17 from 6-8:30pm. UNITE is a collaboration between Design Museum Boston and local businesses and organizations, with events hosted at unique locations throughout the city. This event will be with international design firm Knoll, manufacturer of beautiful designer furniture and office solutions. Their brand new office showroom is just a short walk from the Weston Waterfront Hotel at 281 Summer St. and it's filled with design classics. You can check out their portfolio online at www.knoll.com. Tickets are $10, for more information visit www.designmuseumboston.org.
MASS ART 4:30 – 8:30 PM
Green E Line to MFA Stop
621 Huntington Ave Boston, MA 02115
Contact: James Read James.email@example.com 508-208-5769
Do you remember what your school studio was like? Do you miss the all-nighters, the ramen noodles and cheap beverages? No, we didn't think so. Please join us for an afternoon of great food, fresh cocktails, and all the good things you remember about school. See up and coming student work in both Industrial Design and the Fine Arts. Meet and interact with your future employees, aspiring designers, and your colleagues. Take part in our Napkin Sketch Contest with amazing prizes. Think you can conquer our Ping Pong champions? We challenge you to try.
Please join us at Massachusetts College of Art and Design for a great Off Site event.
WIT 4:30 – 8:30 PM
Green E Line to MFA Stop
550 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02115
Contact:Jeffrey Michael firstname.lastname@example.org 617-497-1240
ID @ WIT wants you to go back to school! Please join us for an afternoon refreshments, snacks, and great conversation with students, colleagues, alumni, and faculty. Come see what makes us tick by perusing a gallery of recent senior and junior works. Who knows maybe you might find your next intern or junior designer while you are here?
MFA 4:30 – 7:30 PM
Green E Line to MFA Stop
465 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02115
Contact: Meghan Melvin email@example.com 617-369-3401
Haven’t had a chance to see the MFA’s new Art of the Americas Wing yet? Come explore—the 20s/30s and 40s/50s galleries are not to be missed with works by Norman Bel Geddes, Charles Eames, Kem Weber, Walter Dorwin Teague and many others! During your visit take advantage of a rare opportunity to view original design drawings from a private collection in the Morse Study Room with the MFA’s design curator. Tickets will be $25 per person—space will be limited to 45 people.Sign up at the conference offsite table.
IDSA Chapters & Sections Networking Event hosted by SAGE Section to be held at Lucky's Lounge 8:30 – 10:30 PM
Congress at A Street, South Boston
355 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210