In my two years serving as the Chair of IDSA Rhode Island, I have had so many great experiences. It is by getting more involved with IDSA that I have learned so much about its value to its members and to the industry. I originally ran for office with the intention of bringing more resources to RI’s creative community, and I have since worked closely with the RI team, local businesses, and educators to do so.
LEOTUS A/C is a modular home air-conditioner that offers smarter energy consumption. It will benefit users by the restored use of windows, easier installation, modern aesthetics and quiet operation. The double loop system separates its working parts into two units linked together by a connector. The outdoor unit generates a cold temperature while the indoor unit stores and dispenses cold air inside.
It is difficult to have a conversation with someone on what they design for without discovering their personal story and what brought them to design in the first place. For Annie Wu, an undergraduate student at the Rhode Island School of Design, that was a sharp diversion from a meticulously planned out pre-med route and a thorough background in science.
The master of simplicity shared his philosophies for humanizing technology through social medias and related experiences from his first year on the job using technology to connect the RISD community. (Note: You’ll hear a slight echo @ 23:00 that lasts for remainder of recording.) Run time: 45 minutes
He’s a serial entrepreneur. He’s an advocate for “human sustainability.” And he’s the guy who designed a more comfortable way for you to endure a crit—or anything else that requires lengthy periods of sitting. Meet Joe Gebbia, IDSA. He’s the first subject of our new interview series, WHOSNEXT.
Some designers begin their design careers very early. But few get their start while they’re still wearing diapers. Asher Dunn is one of those few. The founder of Keeseh Studios reveals a bit more of his own life story and discusses a new way to build a collaborative design environment.