On June 14, more than 250 members of the design community who had assembled for this year’s San Francisco Design Week filled Astro Studios’ Bay Area HQ to check out an exhibition of work from women designers—one of the first such events anywhere in the world in several years.
IDSA is seeking speakers and facilitators for the 2014 IDSA Medical Design Conference, The Usability Ecosystem, held at the Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS), Nov. 6-7, 2014, in Tampa FL. The event addresses design in the healthcare domain with a focus on the realm of usability — ranging from the evolving relationship between industrial design and human factors engineering, to enabling the healthcare culture to migrate from treating illness to enabling wellness.
The inaugural IDSA Medical Design Conference, The Usability Ecosystem, chaired by Sean Hägen, principal of BlackHägen Design, is being held at the Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS), a state-of-the-art virtual hospital and simulation center in, Nov. 6 – 8, 2014 in Tampa, FL.
The first Women in Industrial Design Show, sponsored by WID of IDSA, is coming to the Bay Area in June 2014 as part of San Francisco Design Week.
For one night only, the show will feature 15 designers in two categories: Up+Coming and Professionals. The Work can be conceptual, in full production, or anything in between. WID’s hope is to showcase a wide scope of industrial design work by women in various stages of their careers. It’s a great opportunity to showcase your work and meet your peers during the excitement of SF Design Week.
Electronics are at the heart of an economic system that has brought many out of poverty and enhanced quality of life. In Western society in particular, our livelihoods, health, safety, and well being are positively impacted by electronics. However, there is growing evidence that our disposal of electronics is causing irreparable damage to the planet and to human health, as well as fueling social conflict and violence.
Panelists: Tania Aldous of World Kitchen, Doris Wells-Papanek of Tailored Learning Tools, Ann-Marie Conrado of Notre Dame, Pamela Nyberg of Thrive, and Marianne Grisdale of TEAMS Design / Section Chair of Housewares
What: In the second of the 2011 Design for the Majority Section Webinar Series, Kara Pecknold will share her experiences, lessons, and methodologies for designing with women in Rwanda in a talk entitled Dialogue Through Design. Open to both IDSA members and non-members.
We’ll sit down with leading women in the field of new product development and innovation and get to the nuts and bolts of career development. What choices were made, why and what lessons have been learned? What advice do they have to pass on to young women just starting out in their careers? These questions and more will be asked in these engaging panel discussions! Please come prepared with your own questions as audience participation will be a part of the event.