HERNDON, Va., July 1, 2013 – The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) revealed its winners of the International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA®) 2013 competition—a celebration of design excellence in products, sustainability, interaction design, packaging, strategy, research and concepts. Out of 687 finalists, 27 were honored with a Gold IDEA, while 45 received a Silver IDEA and 106 merited a Bronze IDEA. IDSA will announce live at the IDEA ceremony on Wednesday, Aug.
HERNDON, Va., June 14, 2013 – When someone creates revolutionary ideas and game-changing innovations, predefined assumptions are torn down. But how does one know which rules to break and which ones to follow? Are some rules more worthy of breaking than others? IDSA’s 2013 International Conference, “Breaking the Rules,” takes this conversation center stage in Chicago from Aug. 21 to Aug. 24.
HERNDON, Va., June 4, 2013 – The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) welcomes Charles Austen Angell as its new board chairman. On May 1 he began his two-year term along with six new directors.
HERNDON, Va., Jan. 28, 2013 – This spring IDSA will explore the changing landscape of design from five different perspectives at its “5 District Design Conferences” to be held across the U.S. between April 5 and April 19. Business executives and design visionaries will share first-hand stories, discuss strategies for success and highlight methods, new ideas and insights into the evolving practice of design.
The conferences will consider the following themes at these locations and dates. • Revitalize with Design: April 5-6, Raleigh, N.C.
HERNDON, Va., Jan. 3, 2013 – The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA), the world’s oldest and largest membership organization for industrial design, chose association executive Daniel Martinage, CAE, as its new executive director after an extensive search. He will start on Jan. 4.
HERNDON, Va., Nov. 13, 2012 – The Industrial Designers Society of America’s (IDSA) Catalyst Case Study Program is accepting applications starting today through Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, for design success stories that have made an impact on industry, the environment and society. A panel of thought leaders in business, design and academia will review the submissions.
HERNDON, Va., Aug. 27, 2012 – On Aug. 18, the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) unveiled the Best in Show for the 2012 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) at its annual international conference in Boston. Nike claimed the Best in Show nod for its Nike+ FuelBand.
HERNDON, Va., June 25, 2012 – “The Future Is…,” the theme of the Industrial Designers Society of America’s (IDSA) 2012 International Conference, will draw from thought leaders from business and design to discover the future people can create together. In addition to the main keynotes, the conference will feature five multi-session tracks: The Business of Design, Future Cool, Medical and Health Design, Sustainable and Social Design and Design Education.
HERNDON, Va., March 9, 2012 –This spring IDSA will explore “Evolving Design Practices” from five different angles at the “5 Design Dialogues Conferences” held in five different cities between March 30 and May 5. Executives from Bresslergroup, Chrysler Automotive Group, Ecco Design, frog design, General Motors, IDEO, Lextant, Masco Corp., Research in Motion, Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, Sundberg-Ferar Inc., Teague, TEAMS Design, Techtronic Industries North America and Whirlpool Corp. and more will share the secrets of getting design right for business success.