The Industrial Designers Society of America Reveals its 2013 International Design Excellence Awards Jury Led by IDEO’s Thomas Overthun

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The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) has assembled this year’s International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA®) jury to choose the IDEA 2013 honorees. Twenty-four international design experts from design consultancies, corporations and universities make up this year’s jury.

“Small and large consultancies, corporations, design writers and researchers, teachers and design entrepreneurs are represented to mirror the ever widening breadth of work entered into IDEA,” said IDEA 2013 Jury Chair Thomas Overthun.

The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) has assembled this year’s International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA®) jury to choose the IDEA 2013 honorees. Twenty-four international design experts from design consultancies, corporations and universities make up this year’s jury. The jury members include:

Jury Chair: Thomas Overthun, associate partner and practice director, IDEO
Catherine Bailey, creative director, Heath Ceramics
Shujan Bertrand, principal designer, Coalesse
Khodi Feiz, founder, Feiz Design
Larry Fenske, industrial design professor, Virginia Tech
Torsten Fritze, founder and managing partner, Studio & Partners
Matt Jones, principal, BERG
Mike Kruzeniski, creative director, Microsoft Mobile
Rob Lambourne, director of user experience, Sonos
Glen Oliver Löw, designer and professor, HBK Hamburg
Matthew Marzynski, industrial design manager, Fluke Corp.
Jonathan Olivares, designer and design researcher, JODR
Oscar Peña, global senior creative director, Philips Design Lighting
David Peschel, executive director of design and innovation, Speck Design
Beatrice Santiccioli, founder, Beatrice Santiccioli Design Inc.
Lukas Scherrer, founder, Shibuleru
Mike Simonian, co-founder, Mike & Maaike
Victoria Slaker, vice president, Ammunition
Leslie Speer, associate professor of design, San José State University
Roger Swales, founding partner, GRO design
Tad Toulis, creative consultant
Tucker Viemeister, principal, Viemeister Industries
Simon Waterfall, creative director, Fray
Claude Zellweger, principal, One & Co

“The 2013 jury is composed of 23 accomplished women and men carefully chosen to reflect the broad spectrum of our profession,” said IDEA 2013 Jury Chair Thomas Overthun. “Small and large consultancies, corporations, design writers and researchers, teachers and design entrepreneurs are represented to mirror the ever widening breadth of work entered into IDEA.”

The jury will first consider entries online to determine finalists. Then they will gather May 1-3 for hands-on jurying at The Henry Ford to decide the winners. To review the judging criteria, visit http://www.idsa.org/idea-2013-entry-rules-criteria-instructions. To read more about the IDEA 2013 jury, visit http://www.idsa.org/category/tags/idea-2013-jury.

Regular registration ends on Feb. 11.

About IDEA
Started in 1980, the IDEA program fosters business and public understanding about the impact of industrial design excellence on the quality of life and the economy. The Henry Ford houses IDEA winners in its permanent collection to continue to tell the story of American innovation. British Design Innovation, Curve magazine, Core 77, Design Bureau magazine, Plastics News and Yanko Design are media partners for IDEA 2013. For more information on IDEA 2013, visit http://www.idsa.org/idea.

About IDSA
With its roots reaching back to 1938 and founded in 1965, the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) is the world’s oldest, largest, member-driven society for industrial design. IDSA represents professionals in product design, interaction design, human factors, ergonomics, design research, design management, universal design and related design fields. The society produces the renowned International Design Excellence Award® (IDEA) competition annually; hosts the International Design Conference and five regional conferences each year; and publishes Innovation, a quarterly journal on design as well as designBytes, a weekly e-newsletter highlighting the latest headlines in the design world. IDSA's charitable arm, the Design Foundation, supports the dissemination of undergraduate and graduate scholarships annually to further industrial design education. The organization has more than 3,000 members in 29 professional chapters in the U.S. and internationally. For more information, visit http://www.idsa.org.

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