His modular concept for a computer that can transform between mobile and home computing configurations claimed the People’s Vote Award in the ReGeneration: International Green Computing Design Competition, sponsored by Dell and endorsed by IDSA.
Every design tells a story and every story needs a hero. But being a hero isn't simply a matter of donning a cape and saving the day with a sketch. P&G's Shane Meeker talks journeys, heroes and design.
Vision Statement As a key voice of the profession, IDSA advances the positive impact of design on business and society while directly benefiting members by evolving into the world's most effective design organization.
The IDSA Gianninoto Graduate Scholarship is a $44,000 fund originally established with a $25,000 contribution by the late Francesco Gianninoto, a US package designer who began his career as a commercial artist in 1920 with no formal training and became an art director at BBD&O.
IDSA's Board of Directors may confer, by a two-thirds majority vote, a fellowship membership to a member in good standing who has earned the special respect and affection of the membership through distinguished service to the industrial design profession.
Rob Van Varick has been working for the Michael Graves Design Group (MGDG) for the past 11 years. As a partner of the firm, he works with a broad range of clients and leads design teams on a wide spectrum of projects including retail, hospitality, contract furniture and healthcare. The Michael Graves Companies employ a unique, integrated multidisciplinary approach to design to enhance the human experience at every scale—from the built environment to the objects in a room. Their mission is to provide clients around the globe with innovative design solutions that are functional, sustainable, sensitive and beautiful. MGDG strives to make the ordinary extraordinary— functionally and aesthetically. The firm is built on the idea that good design is humanistic, familiar, accessible and intuitive.