Izmir University of Economics, Department of Industrial Design has been praised and congratulated in Istanbul Design Week 2018. The exhibition that consists of the selection of graduation projects in 2018, the award-winning projects of 2017 graduates and the university-industry collaboration projects drew considerable attention. Numerous company representatives that visited the exhibition demanded collaborative projects with IUE in the forthcoming years and congratulated students and instructors. There were also representatives of the WDO (World Design Organization) who visited the exhibition and shared opinions with the students. IUE Department of Industrial Design and students were honoured and praised by David Kusuma, Vice President of Tupperware Brands Corporation and Srini R. Srinivasan, President-Elect of WDO.