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DIAC Industry Canada research in December issue of Design Engineering magazine

Published by Sarah Bradbury, December 05, 2014.

The Design Industry Advisory Committee (DIAC) has contributed an article entitled “Top 10 Best Practices for Design-Driven Success” that will appear in the December issue of Design Engineering magazine. Adapted from the study “Why Invest in Design? Insights from Industry Leaders”, and co-authored by DIAC and the Martin Prosperity Institute, the article talks about the vital role of design and design-related best practices. Read the full article here.

DIAC is a think tank and cross-disciplinary research group established in 2001. The activities of DIAC promote the strategic value of design and the contribution of designers from all disciplines to economic, social and environmental goals.

Members of DIAC include:

Association of Chartered Industrial Designers of Ontario (ACIDO)

Association of Registered Graphic Designers of Ontario (RGD)

Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO)

Ontario Association of Landscape Architects (OALA)

Toronto Society of Architects (TSA)

Ontario Association of Architects (OAA)

Apparel Ontario (AO) Fashion Industry Liaison Committee (FILC)

Funding for this research was provided by Industry Canada, with additional support from the City of Toronto. For the complete report and video excerpts, click here.

Industry Partners
Levey Industries Cosentino Williams Sonoma For The Trade Benjamin Moore Patcraft CERAGRES
IIDEX Arconas Shaw Contract Interface HanStone Altex
Caesarstone Canada Architex Milliken Mohawk Group Midgley Hunter Doulgas
Knoll Lauzon Krug
Tier 3 Members