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In alignment with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) #3: Good Health and Well‑being, World Industrial Design Day™ (WIDD) 2018 explored ways design can help improve our physical, social, mental and emotional development. Participants were encouraged to showcase ways in which industrial design can incite happier, healthier and more enjoyable lifestyles by tackling across section of socioeconomic factors.
One of the ways in which industrial design can make a positive difference in the world is through sustainable design. Inspired by the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goal #12: Responsible Consumption and Production, we asked designers to 'think outside the box' and showcase how they are designing more sustainable products.
When it comes to explaining who we are and what we do for a living, there are times when defining our industry can be complex. What is industrial design today and what does an industrial designer do? This World Industrial Design Day, let's start talking.
There are important changes that have inspired a new kind of industrial design practice to emerge within recent decades, yet the official definition for the profession dates back to 1969. Picking up from the momentum of previous years, World Industrial Design Day 2015 activities revolved around the theme 'Redefine Design'.
When it comes to explaining who we are and what we do for a living, there are times when defining our industry can be complex. What is industrial design today and what does an industrial designer do? World Industrial Design Day 2014 explored these questions.
'Industrial design is open' was the World Industrial Design Day 2013 theme. To celebrate, Icsid invited participants to explore ways in which industrial design is open and accessible to all. A series of design talks, lectures, and exhibits were at the core of the celebration.
2012 marked the 5th anniversary since the inception of World Industrial Design Day. To celebrate the milestone, the organization asked the global design community one simple question - What is industrial design?
In celebration of the 4th annual World Industrial Design Day on 29 June 2011, Icsid invited designers and design enthusiasts from around the globe to spread awareness and initiate events reflecting the theme: ‘Industrial Design: How does it improve your life?’
In celebration of World Industrial Design Day 2010, the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) invited designers from around the globe to initiate events reflecting the theme ``Industrial Design: Humane solutions for a resilient world``.
In celebration of World Industrial Design Day 2009, Icsid invited designers from around the globe to initiate events reflecting the theme ‘Industrial Design: the product of human creativity’.
World Industrial Design Day 2008 was the first international observance created uniquely to provide an occasion to highlight the merits of the profession and its impact on the quality of life.