“Early Industrial Designer”
Joseph G. Brin © 2012
“Fluid, intuitive, plug and play, out-of-the-box” – all characteristics of user friendly experience endlessly hyped by many companies these days. However, they remain elusive – an industrial designer is one person actually trained to deliver them to us in our daily encounter with objects and information.
A Conversation With Stephan Clambaneva, North East District, V.P. Elect, Industrial Design Society of America, IDSA
Joseph G. Brin: When you all arrive in Philadelphia in April will your attendees somehow showcase what ID thinking can do for the City of Philadelphia? That’s something I’d really like to see.
Stephan Clambaneva: We are working on trying to pull this off, still in the initial planning stages. The workshop is called a “Sense of Philadelphia.” We intend to conduct a workshop to develop a “sensual” map of Philadelphia… (more…)
Phoenix (August 18, 2010) — The siting of religious buildings has recently garnered local and national attention. Community opposition has been vocal in New York, California and Tennessee over planned mosques. Locally, Yuma is defending a lawsuit after the City prevented a church in the downtown area.