D.I. Rigoberto Cordero, founder and CEO Product designer, bachelor in industrial design, Universidad Iberoamericana Sta. Fe, Mexico City. He has more than 15 years of experience in product design for companies, entrepreneurs, and private and public institutions, and has developed design projects for different industries, creating new businesses by integrating design and technology. He writes the blog INNOVACCION at www.axeleratum.com
05.13.2013 Welcome to designBytes, the electronic newsletter of the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA). Here's the latest design and design-related news we've collected from around the Web.
On April 25, 2013, an article was posted on NPR Network Member, MindShift KQED’s website blog: “A Design Challenge to Students: Solve a Real-World Problem!” MindShift’s focus is on exploring the future of learning in all its dimensions – covering cultural and technology trends, groundbreaking research and innovations in education.
IDSA mourns the death of Earl N. Powell who passed away May 7, 2013. Powell was a member of IDSA from 1986 to 2009. Known as a design educator, he also was a writer who contributed a chapter on design management in Impact: The Synergy of Design Business + Technology and wrote the foreword for The Industrial Design Reader and for Designing for People by Henry Dreyfuss.
Steve Warden, IDSA | Industrial Designer, Jones Plastic & Engineering
I am an industrial designer trained at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, MI. With years of experience in innovation and product development, I approach each project as a puzzle to be solved and enjoy developing innovative solutions through ideation and computer modeling. I strive to generate innovative products by merging aesthetic design with functionality.
I work to integrate the needs of both the consumer and the producer into a successful product.
The MindShift blog interviews Doris Wells-Papanek, IDSA, on the Design Challenge 2013.
Creating a safe recreation space for teens; protoyping a recyclable lunch tray; setting up a water delivery system to guard against urban fires; building a public awareness campaign to combat hunger. These are just a few of examples of the types of tasks students are taking on when they participate in the Design Learning Challenge, an effort to get students to figure out how to solve real-world problems in their communities.
05.06.2013 Welcome to designBytes, the electronic newsletter of the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA). Here's the latest design and design-related news we've collected from around the Web.
NewDealDesign captures a 2013 National Design Award for Product Design. This award is given to an individual or firm for exceptional and exemplary work in the design of consumer goods, technology, or home and office furnishings.