Making Connections By Design

At the World Design Congress, the profession imagined how to bring designers and managers together on issues such as production and sustainability

If you happened to throw a brick around Nob Hill in San Francisco last weekend, chances are you'd have hit an international design legend, a corporate design leader, or maybe even a distinguished professor of design. All had congregated for the World Design Congress, essentially three conferences being held in the same place at the same time: the biennial Congress of the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (ICSID); the annual gathering of the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA), and the annual National Education conference.

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