IA Collaborative + IDSA International Design Conference: The Chicago Experience

On behalf of the IDSA International Design Conference, IA Collaborative invites IDC 2019 attendees to tour its world-class design space during the Chicago Experience studios tour. Attendees will learn what it’s like to work at the intersection of design and business while networking with a cross disciplinary team of research, design, user experience, and business innovators.

Join us for an evening discussing design excellence and enjoying refreshments all while taking in a beautiful view on our rooftop deck.

Learn more about the event here.


06:30 pm


218 South Wabash Avenue
9th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604


IA Collaborative Founder is Keynote Speaker at IDSA International Design Conference

IA Collaborative’s Founder and Chief Design Strategy Officer Kathleen Brandenburg is speaking at the Industrial Designers Society of America’s (IDSA) 2018 International Design Conference. Her keynote, Design Determines Behavior: Leveraging Design as Strategy for Transformational Impact, will explore how design uncovers unexpected opportunities for innovation.


10:30 am


1021 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70130

IA Collaborative Designs Garner Global Acclaim

IA Collaborative has been recognized around the world for its innovative work in product and visual design, digital design, branding, business strategy and social innovation.

The Industrial Designers Society of America’s IDEA Awards – the world’s premier international design competition – awarded a Gold IDEA Award for the the Kelvin™, the simplest and most beautiful home coffee roaster; a Silver IDEA Award for CORE Cooling Packs, a life-saving cooling solution for healthcare workers fighting disease outbreaks in the field; and a Silver IDEA Award for IA’s redesign of United Airlines’ mobile app and digital ecosystem, which also won an STA 100 Award.

The Kelvin™ also took top honors at the iF World Design Awards, and the Design Intelligence Awards.

IA Collaborative’s work was recognized by the GOOD DESIGN Awards for its work in rebranding beloved a beloved American icon, the SKILSAW, and its efforts to understand and bring to life an important target customer for Nike: the Young Athlete.