A celebration of the diversity, overlap and undeniable power of design.
With its roots as the national meeting of the Industrial Designers Society of America, the IDC has grown into something much bigger. However, at its core remains a platform for amplifying the unique and bold voice of Industrial Design.
Today, we recognize that our creative community is not binary and the role of design is constantly shifting. Once siloed disciplines now overlap and blur. To face this reality, it is critical that we open the conversation to as many creative perspectives as possible in the interest of developing a shared dialogue that advances our ability to collaborate and magnifies the impact of our work.
Senior Writer, Fast Company
Mark has written about design, technology, food, and culture for the last fifteen years for publications including GQ, Esquire, Gizmodo, and Kotaku.
Marcelle van Beusekom
Design Director, IDEO
Fueled with a passion for craft, Marcelle aims to develop products that attract, intrigue and delight whilst strengthening and enhancing the brand experience.
Design has evolved
The need for cross-disciplinary dialogue is more urgent now than ever been before. Connect with hundreds of designers from around the world in a discourse that expands your lexicon, challenges assumptions and breaks down barriers.
Preparing for this future means putting yourself out there and committing to being an active part of the conversation. Interactive sessions hosted by leading design experts provide you with new tools and methodologies critical for building your skill set and advancing your career.
Value is experienced
Active participation is vital to creating memorable moments. IDC 2019 will grant countless opportunities to learn from the best, socialize with colleagues and kick back with a refreshing cocktail. On top of all that, we’ve got studio tours and after-hours events that are all geared toward maximizing your complete conference experience.