Evening Honoring Stephen Melamed + Alumni IDSA Awardees

The UIC School of Design invites you to join us in celebrating Professor Stephen Melamed and our alumni Nicholas Savidge, Rotimi Solola, and Jillian Tackaberry, for their exceptional talent and recognition from the Industrial Design Society of America (IDSA).

Stephen Melamed
Clinical Professor and Chair of the Industrial Design Department, a UIC alumnus, was recently named a Fellow of the Industrial Design Society of America (IDSA). The IDSA Academy of Fellows recognizes members of the Industrial Design community who have gained special respect and affection through distinguished service to the society and to the profession as a whole. Read more.

IDSA Student Merit Awards
The IDSA Student Merit Award Program recognizes exceptional talent emerging from colleges and universities with Industrial Design programs. A UIC Design student has been selected for this prestigious award for the past three consecutive years—evidence that our status as a School of Design, and the related curricular advancements, are making a national impact on industrial design education.

Nicholas Savidge
BDes 2016 
2016 IDSA Student Merit Award

Rotimi Solola 
BDes 2015  
2015 IDSA Student Merit Award

Jillian Tackaberry
BDes 2014  
2014 IDSA Student Merit Award


Thursday, September 29, 2016
6:00–7:30 pm 

Design Atrium
Architecture + Design Studios
845 W. Harrison Street
Chicago, Illinois 60607

Please register here. 
Remarks at 6:30 pm.
Appetizers and beverages will be provided.