Purpose

NJIT IDSA Is the student chapter of the Industrial Designers Society of America. We consist of local students and educators from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. As a local student chapter we provide a community of Industrial Design influencers to the student body and beyond. We provide the city of Newark with lectures, workshops, events, and much more.

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Join NJIT IDSA

Founded in 1965, the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) is one of the oldest and largest industrial design associations in existence. NJIT’s chapter has been around for over 10 years and is growing fast to encompass all that this field has to offer. Current NJIT students can join officially and learn more at Highlander Hub:

njit.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/idsa

Interested in Industrial Design at NJIT?

NJIT’s Industrial Design Program accepts students both internationally and locally. The program offers many diverse skills and resources in order to become an industry professional. Come see if NJIT’s Industrial Design Program is right for you!

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Industrial Design?

A combination of art, design, engineering, and critical problem solving, Industrial Designers are responsible for creating almost every object and physical experience you interact with every day! It’s commonly said that if architects design the building, then industrial designers make everything inside. Learn more at the IDSA website:

www.idsa.org/what-industrial-design

What do Industrial Designers do?
  • Toy Design/Playground Design
  • Furniture Design
  • Equipment Design
  • Electronic/Product Design
  • Exhibit Design
  • Retail/Sales Design
  • Transportation Design
  • Sporting Equipment and Apparel Design
  • Fashion – Apparel and Accessories
  • Jewelry Design
  • Point of Purchase and Package Design
  • Manufacturing Process Design and Management
  • Information Communication Design
  • Create everything manufactured in the world around you.
Why Join the Industrial Design Society of America?

Participation in IDSA unlocks doors and grants you access to a vast array of benefits, including professional development and continuing education, exclusive discounts to programs and events, access to members-only archived content, community leadership opportunities, and much more. With IDSA’s support, you can build a strong foundation to drive your career forward. Whether you are just starting out or well on your way, there is always an opportunity to learn something new or give something back. Learn more and join the national organization at:

www.idsa.org/JOIN

Where can the NJIT IDSA be found?

The IDSA holds meetings every other Thursday in the basement of NJIT’s Campbell Hall. For details, consult the calendar.

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Event Calendar

February 2023

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  • Concrete Bench Project Working Meeting
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  • Portfolio Workshop (Day 1/4)
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  • Portfolio Workshop (Day 2/4)
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  • Portfolio Workshop (Day 3/4)
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  • Portfolio Workshop + Review (Day 4/4)
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  • Concrete Bench Project Working Meeting
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  • Concrete Bench Project Working Meeting
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Meetings

Meetings are typically conducted in The Idea Factory in the lower level of Cypress Residence Hall. Consult the calendar for specific meeting and event times and locations.

Address

The Idea Factory

Cypress Hall East Entrance

180 Bleeker St, Newark, NJ 07103

Contact

contact@njitidsa.org

@idsa_njit