We had about 15 people from all over Wisconsin show up to take a tour and swap ideas. The local pie and brew helped the creative conversations that were spawned from the awesome array of tools presented.
Come join IDSA Wisconsin, Thursday August 2nd for a tour of the innovation - creation space at Sector 67. If you don't already know about this design-it-together collaborative space and how awesome a resource it is, check out their website. Better yet, come meet up with IDSA WI!!
What do you think of when you think of the Wisconsin design community? If you think of someone or something you don't see on this list, please email us so we can update this living snapshot of the design firms, companies, schools, organizations, museums, retail spaces in Wisconsin.
For more information or to join in IDSA's activities, check out the Wisconsin Chapter page.
On July 12th, Chevis Watkinson walked us through the stages of rough thumbnail sketch to presentation sketch rendering. If you missed the webinar or would like to see it again, check out the link below.
This webinar is geared to anyone who wants to pick up a few tips and tricks in various software packages and also see how the various packages can work together. Also if you don't have these particular packages don't fret as the work flow can easily be adapted to a variety of software.
IDSA Wisconsin proudly presents the first ever Milwaukee Soap Box Derby. Real designers, real carts, real fast fun! This event allows you the opportunity to design, build, and race your cart for glory! It's also a great way to showcase your talent and creativity amongst professional industrial designers within Wisconsin.
Date: Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011 10am - 2pm
Location: E Ogden Ave. between N Milwaukee St. & N Broadway St.
On November 12th, Jon Polhamus demonstrated how GE Healthcare delineates concept sketches into manufacturing & production.
By utilizing layers in programs like Photoshop & Sketchbook Pro in combination with CAD geometry, Jon developed a best practice in GE Healthcare Global Design that helps engineers,manufacturing & Mechanical CAD Designers understand exactly how to retain the vision of the designer & turn it into reality without getting bogged down in 3D modeling.