|About||The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) promotes the practice of industrial design through education, information, community and advocacy. idsa.org|
IDSA advances the professional of industrial design through Advocacy, Education, Community and Information The Society:
•Champions industrial design by communicating the value of ID and connecting business to society as a whole.
•Advances members’ careers by promoting continuous learning and development.
•Creates successful in-person events and virtual communities via environments that foster engagement, networking and knowledge exchange.
•Serves as the go-to source for information through valuable content and data-rich information to members and the public.
|Description||Founded in 1965, the nonprofit Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) is one of the oldest and largest membership associations for industrial design professionals. IDSA has thousands of members in dozens of Student Chapters, Professional Chapters and Special Interest Sections in the United States and internationally. IDSA sponsors the annual International Design Excellence Awards® (IDEA), the world’s most prestigious and rigorous design competition. The Society leads National Industrial Design Day efforts annually on March 5; and hosts events including an annual International Design Conference, five District Design Conferences, and niche conferences such as Medical Design and Women+Design, bringing together some of the biggest names and brightest minds in industrial design and related fields. Global outreach includes designUpdate and designBytes e-newsletters; INNOVATION—IDSA’s flagship publication—a highly regarded magazine within the profession; and the Yearbook of Design Excellence, featuring IDEA, IDSA Award and Student Merit Award winners. IDSA Ambassadors support and promote industrial design with research and thought leadership such as INsights. To learn more, visit www.idsa.org, and connect via @IDSA on Twitter; Industrial Designers Society of America on LinkedIn and Facebook; and @IDSAdesign on Instagram.|
IDSA's International Design Excellence Awards, also known as IDEA (#IDSAIDEA), is a premier international competition. See www.idsa.org/IDEA.
The IDSA Awards (#IDSAwards) recognize outstanding IDSA members and their contributions to industrial design and the Society. See http://www.idsa.org/awards/idsa-awards.
The IDSA Student Merit Awards (#IDSASMA) honor five, outstanding, IDSA Student Members each year. See http://www.idsa.org/awards/student-merit-awards.
|Products||See the Gold, Silver & Bronze winners of IDSA's International Design Excellence Awards: http://www.idsa.org/awards/idea/gallery|