With the help of IDSA Nationals, our St. Louis chapter was able to host Michael Prince, our IDSA District VP, to fly in from Chicago to provide our 3rd talk of our Professional Speaker Series held on February 11th, 2014.
One of the primary goals of the IDSA is to encourage, reward, and celebrate excellence in industrial design education. Each chapter selects one winner, juried by professional designers, to represent their school at their District Conference.
Join us for a Creative/Designer Happy Hour sponsored by Product Lexicon and Trademark Threads. This time we're hanging out at a turn of the century former Distillery in Cheswick (only about 15 min from Shadyside). Trademark Threads is graciously hosting the event and supplying munchies and beers.
The Western PA IDSA chapter would like to invite all members, students, and anyone interested in design to take a field trip to the 2014 Pittsburgh International Auto Show Saturday February 15th at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.
The first big event of 2014 organized by the Western PA chapter was on the evening of the 17th of January and it proved to be a memorable one. We were counting on the mix of high profile speakers, notable venue and a responsive audience to work its magic... and it did! One hundred and seventy people from in and around the city of Pittsburgh came to the Carnegie Museum of Art to hear what Surya Vanka, Director of User Experience, Microsoft and Matt Beale, President, Daedalus had to say about the New Experience Model.
On January 17 2014, the IDSA of Western PA features a talk by Surya Vanka, Microsoft's Director of User Experience, at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh. Entitled ‘Design Thinking at Scale’, Mr. Vanka’s talk reveals what's next for Microsoft and offers insight into transforming a large company that’s known for technology prowess into one that is driven by the user and the experience they truly need.
Srini Srinivasan, CEO of LUMIUM, was elected to the prestigious Executive Board Member position at the 28th General Assembly of International Council of Societies of Industrial Designers (Icisd).
The 28th General Assembly of Icisd was held in Montreal, Canada, on Nov 18 & 19th during which event, the Elections for the Executive Board for 2013-2015 were held. Icisd General Assembly is held once every two years.