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.
Design Museum Named Counter Investigations by Forensic Architecture Best Design of 2018
Counter Investigations, an exhibition of work by Forensic Architecture, has been named the 2018 Beazley Design of the Year by the Design Museum.
Johannes Torpe Studios Designs Futuristic Dream Universe for the Pro-tour Bicycles from Argon 18
Bicycles floating in the air, a ceiling height of almost 6 meters, illuminated display furniture and mirrored glass that gives the illusion of infinity are just some of the effects that makes a new showroom for high-end bicycles an extraordinary experience.
Modern National Costume: Find Your Inner North
Nordic Design Society has launched a design competition to seek fresh and modern ideas about traditional costumes or meaningful national elements. The competition is open to designers, artists, students, and innovators.
Moxon Completes Contemporary Addition to Cairngorms National Park Authority HQ
Moxon Architects has significantly extended and reconfigured the headquarters of the Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA) in Grantown-on-Spey, Scotland on behalf of Reidhaven Estate.
ecoLogicStudio Creates Bio-digital Urban Curtain to Fight Global Climate Change
ecoLogicStudio has created a large-scale installation for Climate-KIC, the EU's most prominent climate innovation initiative.
Pope + Wainwright Drive Internal Change for De Beers Group with New Corporate Identity
Pope + Wainwright has been working with De Beers Group to design its new corporate identity and encourage over 20,000 employees from five continents to see and understand the group in its entirety.
Frame Lab 2019
The 2019 Frame Lab will host an immersive blend of talks, performances and multi-sensorial exhibitions in conjunction with the Frame Awards 2019 show. The two-day event in Amsterdam aims to be a testing ground for spatial innovation, and provides a platform to discuss new ideas, materials, products and technologies in design.
Barber & Osgerby Designs Soft Work for Vitra
Barber & Osgerby recently designed Soft Work, a new modular office furniture system, for Vitra.
Perkins+Will Unveiled TENTSION at Waller Creek Show in Austin
Creek Show, now in its fifth year and presented by the Waller Creek Conservancy, takes place across nine nights and includes six light-based, site-specific art installations on Waller Creek in Austin.
N Square Innovation Summit at RISD
The N Square Innovation Summit at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) will bring together a network of innovators collaborating on new solutions to nuclear weapons threat.
Ennead Architects Designs Kansas State University, College of Architecture Planning and Design
Ennead Architects has designed the new building for the College of Architecture Planning and Design at Kansas State University.
OEO Studio Designs New Dining Experience in Tokyo for Former Noma Chef Thomas Frebel
OEO Studio has just completed the design of a new restaurant in Tokyo called INUA - from the Inuit term for the life force that runs through nature.
Straight Forward Design Rebrands 'Unsung' British Leather Goods Brand Tusting
Straight Forward Design has developed a fresh new identity and voice for British leather goods makers Tusting.
UX London 2019
UX London, now in its eleventh year, brings together the world's leading design experts and practitioners for three days of inspirational talks and hands-on workshops.
Brandon Designs Innovative Identity for New Fitness-focused Ready-meal Range
Brandon has designed the brand identity and packaging for a new range of ready meals to appeal to every day athletes from leading British food manufacturer Samworth Brothers.