idee Designworks, is the design studio of Robert Kelly AIA, IDSA. It is “an idea workshop” created specifically for the exploration of all things design from architecture, product design and brand design to design advocacy guided by the core belief that Design is an essential tool in the struggle for social and economic parody for all. Bob is Chair of the AIA PA Committee on Design and creator of the Design For Better Project, providing pro bono strategic planning and design assistance to communities in need throughout the state of Pennsylvania. He is Vice-Chair of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) ; and, is a recent inductee of the Carpenters’ Company of the City and County of Philadelphia, the oldest craft guild in America.
Bob’s non-design affiliations include Co-Founder of The Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative, a nonprofit charitable foundation based in New York City, providing educational and financial support to grassroots organizations aiding and sheltering LGBTQ youth in need throughout the United States and abroad.