Gear up! 2014 IDSA international conference

Explore the six key exchanges essential to Modern Design: Context Community Value Culture Interpersonal Education Amongst all the illustrious speakers in the lineup, we are interested in who you are…

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“Feedback is the thing that can make you or break you as a design leader, creative director, or project manager. It’s the one thing that, if you get it right, will change the trajectory of your career path.”

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PUSH: The future of wearables

The demand for wearable technology will pass the tipping point when the industry goes beyond solving convenience issues and begins to truly address our needs and aspirations using a design thinking approach.

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IDSA Portland Social

The Portland Social at Modern Edge on February 27th, 2014 was a big success. We partnered with IDSA’s local Portland Chapter, led by Steve Prastka and Scott Peterson, who did…

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IDSA, Southern Savannah District Design Conference Coming Up This April 12. Stephanie Battista, Senior Design Program Manager, Modern Edge Will Be Speaking on “What We Really Need From Wearable Technology.” Stay…

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Connected Devices: What’s Changed?

Dr. Karl-Heinz Mertins, CTO wrote an article for the Appliance Design Magazine on connected devices. Like personal computers and mobile phones, connected devices are profitable products in their own right….

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Join Modern Edge for a Design Social

Come mingle, eat, drink, learn with Designers and other leading associations of Portland. Our speaker will present “10 Design Lessons from Rally Racing”. There will be Rally Cars on display….

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Sichuan-Taiwan Industrial Design Awards

This years’s Sichuan-Taiwan Industrial Design Awards is in Chengdu, China. The theme will be based on Brand + Industrial Design.  Austen Angell, IDSA Chair is one of this year’s keynote speakers…

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Re-Establishing IDSA’s Relevancy

Innovation Magazine interviewed IDSA’s Executive Director Daniel Martinage. “The social media explosion and changing demographics have dramatically changed the membership value proposition for all associations and professional societies. IDSA has…

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Daniel Libeskind Is No Architect

Concerns over licensure and registration have sparked a global debate about who is legally allowed to use the title “architect”. Fast Company discusses the issue, with a comparison to IDSA’s…

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