In August 2016, BIDA members will elect our National Board in open elections. Members have the opportunity to stand and/or propose other members. Nominations must be received by July 29th.
Board positions are voluntary and a great opportunity to help to influence the future of Industrial Design education, practice and representation. If you are not a member already, please follow the simple online process to join and get your vote. As member you could stand for election, promote and run BIDA. Please contact email@example.com if you need more information
In the not-so-distant future, the Design & Technology Association believes entries to further education for Design, Engineering, Architecture and related subjects will diminish greatly. Together with Seymourpowell, they hope to show Government that creative industries utterly depend upon a vibrant D&T curriculum within schools.
Midas specialises in the rapid manufacture and supply of Ultra High Quality Polyurethane RIM mouldings, offering customers two distinct and unique processes depending on their project objectives: one for producing mouldings in prototype volumes and the other for low production-run volumes.
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Which UK Design Schools produce the most employable product and industrial design graduates? Our survey results reveal all.
Following BIDA Director Steve May-Russell's invitation to attend a recent Innovate UK briefing, he concludes that plans for the future sound like very good news for BIDA members.
BIDA welcomes all product, interaction and service designers to post-AGM drinks, kindly hosted by Brunel University. The event will take place 4pm - 6.30pm on Tuesday 10 November 2015.
London-based Mara Pezzotta and Drew Kendrick of Invibio have respectively achieved GradBIDA and ProBIDA status’. Well done and welcome to BIDA. Read more
More and more organisations look to our profession to deliver innovation with great human experiences. The opportunity for a higher profile sets new challenges for the UK’s Industrial Designers, some of which can only be addressed acting collectively.
At Innovate UK BIDA will be encouraging companies to invest in design at the early stage of their new initiatives. See us in the Support Zone. For more information on the event, taking place from 9-10 November at London's Old Billingsgate. See here.
Where do industrial design practitioners look first for new talent? Vote and BIDA will compile the results, revealing your top 5 this Autumn. Read more or vote here now!
Corrie Crooks, Jan Hon Wong, James Roe, Matthew O'Brien and Jason Roebuck, Morag Hutcheon and Simon Hobbs have all successfully achieved ProBIDA status. Read more
Steve May-Russell, the owner of Smallfry, is the IoD's Regional Director of the Year 2015. Read more
The iD Cards design communication app is based on outcomes from PhD research that identified communication problems with the use of design representations (sketches, drawings, models and prototypes).
ICSID - the International Council Of Societies Of Industrial Design is redefining their definition of industrial design, which hasn't changed since 1969, though the environment in which we practice has.
Candidates for Pro or GradBIDA status can present their case studies in person, or by Skype in Glossop on 19 June.
The fund aims to support the development of innovative new products that will help to reduce the problem of litter in Scotland that is caused by consumption of food and drink ‘on the go’.
Come and meet us and learn more about the work we do to promote industrial design and build professionalism in the sector through our new accreditation system.
BIDA chairman Gus will be on a panel on design and privacy, supporting Ford’s efforts to build closer ties with the Industrial Design world
Butters Innovation, PDS Engineering, Salford and Manchester Universities were commended for their work designing a robotic device that boosts walking rehabilitation, standing up and sitting down for stroke survivors and others whose legs are too weak or painful to take their weight unaided.
BIDA members LA Design and Alloy both picked up gold awards in the DBA 2015 Design Effectiveness Awards ceremony at London’s Tobacco Dock.