White Arkitekter Wins Competition to Design New Waterfront Park in Bergen
White Arkitekter has been selected to design a new beach park and sea bath in Bergen, Norway. The proposal, 'True Blue,' is based on water, which is the most tangible element in Bergen to create a new meeting place where residents can experience water throughout the year.
Warming Huts: Art + Architecture Competition 2021
Submissions are now open for the 2021 Warming Huts: Art + Architecture Competition. This call for entries is open to architects, students of architecture, landscape architects, interior designers, artists and industrial designers who have a proven portfolio of design work.
The Text Block as Building Block with Angie Wang
The text block is fundamental to creating any typographic system - whether on the page or on-screen. But what typeface to use, and at what size? How do we determine line length and leading? And what about readability?
Bakelite: The Georg Kargl Collection
As the first genuine plastic, Bakelite revolutionized the everyday culture from the 1920s to the 1950s. On view at the MAK from July 15 through October 26, 'Bakelite: The Georg Kargl Collection' exhibition is devoted to this extraordinary raw material.
ALT/SHIFT Fuses Creativity with Technology to Deliver Standout Designs
From photoreal architectural renders to aesthetic and abstract installation art, ALT/SHIFT specializes in crafting innovative 2D and 3D designs for global clients across architecture, interior design, design visualization and motion graphics.
Landscape Designs Brand Identity for Vicarious
Landscape has designed a new brand identity and site for Vicarious, an intelligent robotics start-up backed by $150m in funding from Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Samsung and ABB.
Emtype Foundry Releases Approach Mono
Emtype Foundry has released Approach Mono, the fixed-width version of Approach. It is a utilitarian low contrast font, a bit mechanical but plenty of character.
Pair Launches New Personalizable Workplace System 'Olli'
Pair has launched 'Olli,' a personalizable workplace system that lets clients customize how it functions by choosing from flexible elements that create space for focused task work, collaborative work, organization, and lounging space.
City of Baltimore Publishes 'Design for Distancing: Ideas Guidebook'
The City of Baltimore has released the 'Design for Distancing Guidebook,' a digital resource that will provide safe placemaking inspiration for businesses, cities, and people worldwide to safely reopen and improve their own public spaces.
Communication Arts Publishes Photography Annual 61
Communication Arts has published Photography Annual 61, which features the winners of its 61st annual photography competition.
SAOTA Designs Canadian Home on the Banks of Lake Huron
SAOTA has unveiled Lake Huron, the firm's first completed project in Canada. This summer house is set on the banks of Lake Huron in a small, remote Canadian town about an hour's drive from London, Ontario.
HBF Introduces Jueki Stool Series Inspired by Nature
HBF has launched Jueki, an elegant new stool collection designed by Jonathan Yoshida Rowell. Jueki takes its form and namesake from the viscous, sweet sap that flows from a tree.
855 Brannan Street by David Baker Architects
David Baker Architects recently completed its multifamily project 855 Brannan Street. Right across the street from Airbnb's headquarters and across an alley from Zynga's headquarters, the complex has 449 apartments, including 15 at-grade flex lofts and 55 below-market-rate apartments, as well as a large courtyard featuring an urban redwood grove ringed with community spaces.
OKHA Debuts Updated VOLT Dining Chair
OKHA has unveiled an updated version of its VOLT dining chair. Structurally enhanced, the new look is debuted with an on-trend cinnamon velvet and can be fully customized in a range of timbers and upholstery.
Main Line Health Women's Specialty Center in Pennsylvania by NELSON Worldwide
NELSON Worldwide has designed Main Line Health's state-of-the-art, 100,000-square-foot Women's Health Center in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
Nina Mair Designs Bernard Collection for La Cividina
Nina Mair has developed a new seating furniture collection for La Cividina. The concept behind Bernard presents a new way of looking at sitting and seating.
San Francisco Design Week 2020 Design Award Winners Announced
San Francisco Design Week (SFDW) has announced winners of the 2020 Design Awards virtually for the first time in its history. This year's theme, 'Intentional Distortions' was met by award winners from leading design firms, in-house teams, and creative individuals, who were honored online at the San Francisco Design Week Awards.
//3877 Designs Bistro, Bar & Bakery's Capitol Hill Location
//3877 recently completed the Junction Bistro, Bar and Bakery in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of DC.
Iulia Cistelecan Wins 2020 RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship
Iulia Cistelecan, from the London School of Architecture, has been named the recipient of the 2020 RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship for her project 'Life Between Shelters: Refugee camps of today becoming cities of tomorrow.'
KPF Receives City Approval for 601 West Pender Street in Vancouver
KPF has received unanimous approval from the Vancouver City Council for 601 West Pender Street. Situated adjacent to Vancouver's historic Rogers Building and sensitive in both scale and materiality, 601 West Pender Street interweaves elements of nature with architecture to create an urban oasis within the city.
nendo Designs 'Resilience' Exhibition for Akihiro Yoshida
nendo has designed Akihiro Yoshida's private exhibition of spatial and graphic design works.
LARQ Launches New Terra Collection
LARQ has unveiled its newest line, 'the Terra Collection,' consisting of four earth-tone colorways inspired by nature, travel, and the outdoors.
Ragged Edge Rebrands Laka to Turn the Industry on Its Head
Ragged Edge has rebranded Laka, a community-based insurer of cyclists. The new brand sets Laka up to change the fundamentals of insurance, offering a revolutionary model to turn the industry on its head.
Marin County Art Garden by Surfacedesign
Surfacedesign recently completed the Marin County Art Garden. This sculptural garden overlooking the San Francisco Bay reflects the vision of passionate art collectors whose personal artistic vision includes the idea of the landscape being experienced and enhanced through play and exploration.
Zane Grey Pueblo Hotel by JCJ Architecture
JCJ Architecture recently renovated 'Zane Grey Pueblo Hotel,' a beautiful local landmark on California's beautiful Santa Catalina Island, providing travelers with the ultimate California lifestyle experience.
Calico Wallpaper Partners with Lindsey Adelman to Launch Eden
Calico Wallpaper has debuted 'Eden,' a new wallpaper collection designed by Lindsey Adelman.
modern8 Delivers Vibrant Designs for Wave Coffee
modern8 has designed the brand identity for Direct-to-consumer (DTC) subscription coffee brand, 'Wave Coffee.'
Polestar Launches Global Design Contest
Polestar has launched a new and unique design contest geared to inspire and promote automotive creativity. The competition is open to both students and professional designers.
Number of Architects Continues to Climb in the United States
The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) has released its annual Survey of Architectural Registration Boards, which provides exclusive insight into data collected from the architectural licensing boards throughout the United States.
SWA Group Designs The Promenade On Forest
SWA Group has designed 'The Promenade On Forest,' a pandemic-age pedestrian plaza with dining, shopping and safe gathering spaces in laguna beach.