Soulsight Unveils Soul-Lab
Uncovering what motivates consumers' buying decisions is critical for a brand's development process. But how brands go about deciphering such integral information is often conducted in small, cookie-cutter, closed-up rooms, clustered around a conference table.
PB Creative Designs New Gifting Range for AXE
PB Creative has designed a holistic 2D and 3D packaging design for AXE. In the build up to the festive period, AXE's parent company Unilever asked PB Creative to further enhance its gifting experience for 2018, while reducing complexity and increasing sustainability.
Red Dot Announces 2019 Young Professionals Application Day
On December 5, Red Dot will offer 50 free registrations for '2019 Red Dot Award: Product Design' for designers who have graduated within the past five years.
Rose Ink Workshop Renovates Hotel Triton
Liubasha Rose and her team at Rose Ink Workshop recently renovated San Francisco's historic Hotel Triton.
Pocket.Graphics Developing the World's Smallest Portable Projector
D+I is working with Australian startup 'Pocket.Graphics' to develop the world's smallest portable projector.
The Moving Parliament by Heimat Berlin
Heimat Berlin has launched a new, dynamic, algorithm powered visual identity for the Free Democratic members of parliament in Germany.
The Road Ahead: Reimagining Mobility
The Road Ahead: Reimagining Mobility, on view at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum from December 14 through March 31, will feature 40 projects that explore salient topics around the future of mobility and the urban environment. The exhibition will be punctuated with six provocations and a selection of design responses that reimagine livable streets and the way people, goods and services will move in a new age of connected and transformational mobility.
2019 Interior Design Show Toronto
The 2019 Interior Design Show, Canada's premier showcase of new products, furniture, superstar designers and avant-garde concepts, will be held January 17-20 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. This year, IDS Toronto (IDS19) celebrates the 'Power of Design' and is expanding and evolving its current offerings to include IDS Contract, a hyper-curated B2B trade-only exposition and conference focused on all verticals of design.
Midtown Athletic: A 21st Century Spin on Wellness Facilities
Midtown Athletic Club is not your typical health club. Following an $85-million renovation, this Chicago-based complex spans three levels and features a full-size basketball court, George Foreman III-designed boxing ring, yoga and spin studios, an indoor lap pool, steam rooms and a 20,000-square-foot fitness floor with bright-green artificial turf in the center.
House 94 by Marvel Architects
Marvel Architects has completed House 94, a 80,000SF residential housing development with spaces for play and engagement built in, creating a unique community of it's own within the heart of Williamsburg.
Hunan Lu Villa by Vudafieri-Saverino Partners
Vudafieri Saverino Partners has designed a sophisticated residence in the heart of the French Concession, bringing together Chinese charm and contemporary style.
Storefront Manitoba and Winnipeg Trails Association Launch BENCHmark Design Competition
Storefront Manitoba and The Winnipeg Trails Association have launched a design competition that invites design teams to submit proposals for a permanent bench to be located along the Trans Canada Trail.
SOFTlab Designs Interactive Installation for Prague's Mirror Chapel
SOFTlab designed an interactive installation for the Klementinum Mirror Chapel for Prague's 2018 Signal Festival.
HAY Opens First US Store in Portland
HAY has recently opened its new Portland store. Located in Portland's vibrant Pearl District, the brand's first brick and mortar store in America features 3,400 square feet of retail space and will include unique programming that will seek to engage the local Portland community.
Coalesse Launches Sistema Lounge System
Coalesse has added Sistema Lounge System to its collection. The popular lounge system, designed by Lievore Altherr Molina, offers an expanded range of choice with personalization and the ability to create flexible and inviting work environments.
Monotype Releases Results of 2018 Font Purchasing Habits Survey
Monotype has released the results of its 2018 Font Purchasing Habits survey, after polling 15,745 creative professionals around the world. The goal of the survey was to focus on the font user and the font customer, uncovering "what do customers really want?"
Adobe Releases 30 Free Font Packs
Adobe Fonts has released 30 free Font Packs, curated by design luminaries to help all creatives jumpstart their work.
MUJI Opens First Pacific Northwest Location in Portland
MUJI has opened its first location in the Pacific Northwest in Portland. As the brand's second largest store to date in the US, the flagship will include a number of special features and local partnerships, reflecting both the design legacy of MUJI and honoring the rich landscape and creative community that make up the city of Portland.
Lewis Moberly Delivers New Identity for Lefranc Bourgeois Enfants
Lewis Moberly has created the new identity for Lefranc Bourgeois Enfants - a range of children's art materials from heritage French brand Lefranc Bourgeois.
New Balance Kicks off Expanded Program with Pensole
PENSOLE Design Academy has announced PENSOLE Co-Op, a three-week master class, to be held January 28 - February 15, 2019 at New Balance's Design and Development Facility in Lawrence, Massachusetts.
IIDA Launches First-of-its-Kind Indicator of Industry's Economic Health
IIDA has released its inaugural IIDA Index, an analysis of economic health for the commercial design industry. The Index, developed with Designer Pages, was created to enable commercial design and architecture firms to assess competitive positions, identify market trends, and analyze new business opportunities based on project scale, geography, and market sector.
Emtype Foundry Releases Steradian
Emtype has released Steradian, an exploration of the geometric genre and although it has a geometric base, the widths between letters are not much different across the weights. That is due to the process, in which the proportions of the heavier weights paved the way for the lighter ones.
Tearoom Club Chair by Nick Ross for MENU
MENU recently added the Tearoom Club Chair to its collection. The striking, elegant form captures designer Nick Ross' fascination with the history of objects - and his knack for lending classic concepts distinctive, modern appeal.
A Home for All: Six Experiments in Social Housing
'A Home for All' exhibition at the RIBA Gallery will presents six pioneering projects from the collections of the RIBA and the V&A. Each project in the exhibition demonstrates a different experiment in social housing design, from a tower block that up-ended the terraced street, to a DIY kit that encouraged residents to design their own homes.
2018 Architecture MasterPrize Winners Announced
The winners of the 2018 Architecture MasterPrize has been announced. The competition aims to advance the appreciation and exposure of quality architectural design worldwide.
Constructed Landscapes: How Airports Are Transforming Urban Design
Produced during the Denver edition of Aerial Futures, Constructed Landscapes explores the role of the airport in urban development.
Design the Difference: A Unique Design Showcase from Brompton Bicycle & Altair
On December 4, Altair will host an event that will provide an introduction to Altair Inspire, a powerful simulation suite for designers. Attendees will learn how simulation technology can help facilitate companies to 'Design the Difference' by accessing optimization technology utilising's Altair's two decades of application knowledge.
SaloneSatellite Launches Permanent Collection
SaloneSatellite has launched 'Permanent Collection,' featuring some of the most groundbreaking products shown over the 20+ memorable years of SaloneSatellite. Spearheaded by SaloneSatellite's founder and creator, Marva Griffin, the Permanent Collection dedicates a space at the new Legno Arredo ITS Rosario Messina Foundation Training Facility at Lentate sul Seveso to showcase past designs from SaloneSatellite's young innovators.
Winners of 2018 BIID Student Design Challenge Announced
The British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) has announced that the De Montfort University team has been awarded first place at the 2018 BIID Student Design Challenge.
Design in the Age of Big Data at Red Dot Design Museum
Design in the Age of Big Data, on view at the Red Dot Design Museum from December 6 to March 3, will feature a selection of innovative products that highlight the impact of digitization on the products we use and the lives we lead, including sensors, scanners, fitness trackers and medical devices for monitoring and visualizing the human body.