Core Values

Along with our vision and mission, our core values articulate who we are and what we stand for as an organization. They guide our strategies and influence our actions.

Legend:

Inspire

Committed

We champion the power of industrial design to improve lives. We are committed to taking a stand on particular issues and policies that are in line with our vision and mission and sharing these with a broad audience.

Diverse

We respect, embrace and leverage different perspectives/diversity among our members, community and staff.

Sustainable

We embrace and promote sustainable consumption and production, striving to minimize the negative impact on the environment.

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Motivate

Collaborative

We foster a spirit of open collaboration across multiple disciplines and continents to advance common interests and facilitate innovative design-led solutions.

Inclusive

We are inclusive and welcoming. We seek to make information easy to access and share across multiple communications channels.

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Activate

Human-Centred

We place human needs and interaction above material needs, adopting an empathetic and holistic approach to problem solving.

Forward Thinking

We pursue creative and entrepreneurial ideas that have the potential to change the world.

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