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IDSA Awards and Student Merit Awards Ceremonies

IDSA Awards and Student Merit Awards Ceremonies

Sheng-Hung Lee, IDSA will present the recipients of the 2023 IDSA Awards and Verena Paepcke-Hjeltness, IDSA will present the 2023 Student Merit Award Winners and IDSA Educator Awards.

Presentation of the 2023 IDSA Award and SMA Recipients


Awards Ceremony

August 24, 2023

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM


Join us in celebrating the best of professional and student achievement.

About IDSA Awards:

As a peer-to-peer driven program, the industrial design community has a long-standing tradition of honoring those that have risen to the top of our profession. Recipients are recognized for their steadfast impact to the profession across 5 categories, which includes inducting individuals into the prestigious Academy of Fellows. Learn more about the program (

About Student Merit Awards:

The Student Merit Awards program celebrates the future of our profession by recognizing exceptional student design talent at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Students across North America demonstrate the knowledge and expertise gained during their academic career at the university level before national-level winners, across 5 geographic districts, are awarded. Learn more about the program (

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