DesignThinkers Vancouver 2019
The 2019 DesignThinkers Vancouver conference will be held May 28 & 29 at the Vancouver Playhouse. Over its 20 year history, the DesignThinkers Conference has spanned massive changes in the communication design industry. From print to digital, visual identity to brand, websites to user experiences, design has evolved as new trend, technologies and philosophies transform the wider world.
Conscious Minds Creates 'As Seen on Instagram' Vending Machines
Conscious Minds has created a quirky and humorous new project to celebrate the iTunes launch of its acclaimed Instagram-focused documentary 'Social Animals.'
IIDA Named Merit Winner in HOW In-House Design Awards
HOW magazine recently honored IIDA with an In-House Design Award for its NeoCon50 campaign, the IIDA Design Manifesto.
Adidas Womens and Clubhouse Studios Champion Co-creation in Global Statement Collection Launch
Clubhouse Studios has delivered end-to-end strategy and creative to content and digital production for adidas' Statement Collection, a continuation of adidas Women's strategic direction to be the first co-created women's sports brand.
2019 World Illustration Awards Now Open for Entries
The 2019 World Illustration Awards is now open for entries. Illustrators, commissioners, agents and tutors are invited to submit work made in the 2018 calendar year to the eight categories of the Awards: Advertising, Books, Children's Books, Design, Editorial, Experimental, Research and Site Specific, representing the major areas in which illustration is made for today.
venturethree Designs New Brand for Sleep Pioneer Dreem
venturethree has created a new brand for Dreem, a sleep neurotech startup. The brand is designed to support the sleep science and technology company in its evolution from neurotech start-up to a global consumer platform taking on the world's growing sleep problems.
57th Annual D&AD Awards Open for Entries
The 57th Annual D&AD Awards are now open for submissions, with eleven categories reimagined to highlight the best of the modern creative industries: Animation, Casting, Cinematography, Direction, Editing, Illustration, Photography, Production Design, Sound Design & Use of Music, Typography and Visual Effects.
Crowd Designs Social Advertising Campaign for Napa Valley Film Festival
Crowd has designed the digital marketing campaign for Napa Valley Film Festival, an annual celebration of food, film, and wine, lighting up the towns of Napa, Yountville, Calistoga and St. Helena at the most colorful time of the year.
The One Club for Creativity Announces Young Guns 16 Winners
The One Club for Creativity has announced the winners of the 16th Young Guns, the industry's only global, cross-disciplinary, portfolio-based awards competition that identifies and celebrates today's vanguard of young creatives age 30 and under.
Deep Creates Launch Campaign for 1086 by Nyetimber
Deep recently created a nation-wide campaign for Nyetimber - the luxury sparkling wine producer based in the south of England.
Communication Arts Publishes Advertising Annual 59
Communication Arts magazine has published the results of its 59th annual advertising competition, on the most exclusive major advertising competitions in the world. Of the 2,831 entries submitted to the 59th annual advertising competition, only 119 were selected by a jury of respected creative professionals.
D&AD Launches Briefs for New Blood Awards 2019
D&AD today releases the briefs for the 2019 New Blood Awards. The Awards recognizes, educates and supports emerging creative talent from various backgrounds to get a foothold in the creative world - giving them a chance to respond to real briefs set by some of the world's biggest brands.
2019 New York Festivals AME Awards Open for Entries
The 2019 New York Festivals AME Awards is now open for submissions. Founded in 1994, the AME Awards honors international work that demonstrates ground-breaking solutions to challenging marketing problems.
_Action: No More Words
The AIA-NY Global Dialogues Committee is hosting its sixth annual discussion on how digital media is changing the way that we see, understand, discuss, and develop architecture. Past events focused on how blogs (like ArchDaily) were supplanting print media or how architects (like Bjarke Ingels) and companies (like Google Sidewalk Labs) used to these to grow and inform their practice.
New York Festivals 2019 Advertising Awards Now Open for Entries
New York Festivals International Advertising Awards is now accepting entries for the 2019 competition. This year the competition has announced a world-class advisory board, reduced categories by 35% and unveiled strategic new category groups and categories.
ADC Launches 98th Annual Awards
The 98th ADC Annual Awards is now open for entries. The Awards honors impeccable artistry and craftsmanship in advertising and design.
Ragged Edge Adds a Dose of Fun to the Sharing Economy with Whirli
From strategy and naming, through to identity and launch, Ragged Edge worked with entrepreneur Nigel Phan to build an exciting proposition centered around swapping for toys instead of shopping for toys.
The Young Guns 16 Finalists Announced
The One Club has revealed the finalists for its 16th Young Guns, the industry's only global, cross-disciplinary, portfolio-based awards competition that identifies and celebrates today's vanguard of young creatives age 30 and under.
One Screen Short Film Festival 2019: Call for Entries
One Screen is the premier short film festival that celebrates and awards filmmakers from both the commercial advertising and film industries. Now in its seventh year, the festival aims to highlight creative brilliance, in hopes of fostering further collaboration within the creative arts.
COLLINS Brings SF Exploratorium's 'Inflatable - Expanding Works of Art' Installation to Life
COLLINS recently brought the 'Inflatable - Expanding Works of Art' installation to life for the SF Exploratorium.
Winners of Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2018 Announced
Red Dot has announced the winners of its 2018 Communication Design Award. This year, designers, agencies and companies from 45 countries entered the competition and handed in a total of 8,610 works.
2019 One Show: Call for Entries
The One Club is now calling for entries for the 2019 One Show, the world's most prestigious awards show recognizing the best creative work in advertising, interactive, design and branded entertainment. The brightest creative minds from advertising agencies, digital agencies, design agencies, production companies, consumer brands and non-profit organizations are invited to enter.
Ragged Edge Creates Identity for Assembly, The Hotel That Doesn't Want You to Stay
Ragged Edge has created the identity for Assembly, a new hotel brand from Criterion Capital.
D&AD Impact Introduces $20,000 Prize Fund
D&AD Impact is a global initiative and awards program that exists to shine a light on the power of creativity as a force for good in the world. This year D&AD Impact are introducing a cash prize of $20,000 to be awarded at the discretion of the D&AD Impact Council.
Ideas in Motion: Worldbuilding Through Design, Motion and VFX
Organized by FITC, 'Ideas in Motion' is an exploration of the concepts and design behind worldbuilding within broadcast and film. The one day event will give attendees insight on working on projects from 30 second commercial spots to feature film projects.
D&AD Announces 2018 New Blood Award Winners
D&AD has revealed the winners of the 2018 New Blood Awards. The Awards offer a platform for students and other new creatives to showcase their talents on real briefs, set by real clients.
Bentley Premieres 'Together We Are Extraordinary'
Bentley has premiered 'Together We Are Extraordinary,' a short film celebrating the centenary of the British luxury brand.
Seymourpowell Unveils Refreshed Brand Positioning for Luxury British Heritage Brand Christy
Seymourpowell was appointed by Christy England to re-establish their premium positioning and raise awareness among a younger demographic via a new brand identity.
Applied Arts 2018 Advertising Awards
Applied Arts 2018 Advertising Awards is now open for submissions. The contest is international and open to all forms of commissioned, published, unpublished and personal work from professionals and enthusiasts created between January 2017 and August 2018.
Music Data Drives These Butterflies in Trafalgar Square
Superunion has created a film and campaign with digital artist David McLeod to promote London Symphony Orchestra's annual summer concert in London's Trafalgar Square.
DesignThinkers Toronto 2018
DesignThinkers Toronto 2018, a must-attend event for forward-thinking communications design professionals, will be held October 24-25 at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts & St. Lawrence Centre.
D&AD Announces Most Awarded Rankings for 2018 D&AD Awards
D&AD has released the Most Awarded rankings based on the results of the 2018 D&AD Awards, including the Most Awarded Advertising and Design Agencies, Production Companies, Network and Country Rankings. Rankings are based on the credits that are submitted along with each piece of work entered in the D&AD Awards.
D&AD Launches New Blood Shift 2018
D&AD is calling for applications for its free night school in London for young people without further education to get into the creative industries. Shift London, now in its third year, aims to stimulate creative excellence by nurturing young creatives and working towards a fairer, more diverse industry.
The Creative Summit 2018
The One Club's 2018 Creative Week will be held May 7-11 under the theme of 'How to Create Culture.' The Summit invites attendees to hear, share, and learn from some of the top industry tastemakers that are setting trends and shaping everything from internal culture to pop culture.
D&AD Most Awarded Design Agency Goes to JKR
Jones Knowles Ritchie (JKR) has been named 2018 Most Awarded Design Agency at the D&AD Awards. JKR swept up six awards across six projects, including one yellow Pencil, one graphite Pencil, and four wood Pencils.
Young Guns 16: Call for Entries
Young Guns 16, the industry's only global, cross-disciplinary, portfolio-based awards competition that identifies and celebrates today's vanguard of young creatives age 30 and under, is now open for submissions.
Alkemy X Animates Mesmerizing Sea Shepherd PSA
Alkemy X recently teamed up with FF New York to produce an animated PSA for the marine conservation organization Sea Shepherd.
Superunion's 'Always Moving' to be Featured in The Senses Exhibition at Cooper Hewitt
Superunion's ambitious audiovisual collaboration with the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), 'Always Moving,' will be featured in the multisensory exhibition, 'The Senses: Design Beyond Vision.'
2018 Clio Awards
Entries are now open for the 2018 Clio Awards, the esteemed international awards competition for the creative business. Founded in 1959 to celebrate high achievement in advertising, the Clios annually and throughout the year recognize the work, the agencies and the talent that push boundaries and establish new precedent.
The Intersection of Design and Marketing
HOW Design Live has released a new white paper, 'The Intersection of Design and Marketing,' which offers advice and tips from some of the top creative minds in design, branding and marketing.
Communication Arts' 59th Design & Advertising Competitions: Call for Entries
Communication Arts is calling for entries for its 59th annual Design and Advertising Competitions. With an acceptance rate of less than 5%, this competitions are among the most exclusive major creative competitions in the world and inclusion is one of the most-coveted awards in the industry.
Ragged Edge Rebrands Trussle as the Home of Home Ownership
Ragged Edge has unveiled the rebrand of fintech start-up Trussle as the 'home of home ownership.' Trussle enlisted Ragged Edge to create a brand reflective of their ambition to become the number one brand for home ownership.
Future Lions 2018: Call for Entries
AKQA has today announced the Call for Entries for the 13th annual Future Lions competition, the undergraduate competition to discover a new generation of creative talent and showcase inspirational and innovative thinking. The global student competition is in collaboration with the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity.
Pepsi Love It. Live It. Football. Campaign
Pepsi recently partnered with soccer's most popular players, local artists and world-renowned photographer Danny Clinch to launch their 'Love It. Live It. Football.' campaign.
Golden Pin Design Award 2018: Call for Entries
The call for entries for the 38th Golden Pin Design Award is now open. For the first time, the annual competition is open to companies from anywhere in the world. The Award specializes in huaren design - design for and within the Chinese-speaking community.
2018 REBRAND 100 Global Awards Winners Announced
REBRAND has unveiled the winners of the 2018 REBRAND 100 Global Awards. The highest recognition for excellence in brand repositioning, and the only global competition of its kind, the Awards are held every two years.
me&dave Designs Branding for One Crown Place
me&dave recently created a fresh brand and identity for one of London's most impressive mixed-use developments, One Crown Place in EC2, with apartments, communal living and work spaces, destination restaurant, hotel and private members' club.
8th Annual Lovie Awards: Call for Entries
The 8th Annual Lovie Awards is now open for submissions. The Lovie Awards honours the best of the European Internet across Websites, Internet Video, Online Advertising, Apps, Mobile Sites & Podcasts and Social.
Office of Baby Creates 'Find Your Place' Ad Campaign for StreetEasy
In its third year of partnership with StreetEasy, Office of Baby (OOB) has launched another authentic and relatable vision on what the home search is really like in New York City.
Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2018
The 2018 Red Dot Award: Communication Design will open for entries on March 5. Agencies, designers and companies from around the world are invited to submit their design and creative projects to this international design competition.
UTÖKA Creates Design-Driven CGI/Motion Graphic Spot For Mizuno
UTÖKA blended photo-real CGI and motion graphic design with live-action footage for a multi-platform spot showcasing the cutting-edge technology behind MIZUNO Maxcor, MIZUNO's high-performance baseball bat.
2018 SoGood Awards
Designers, design students and related communications professionals are invited to submit work to this international design competition that celebrates the power of design to do good.
The Webby Awards 2018 Deadline Extended
The deadline has been extended for the 2018 Webby Awards until January 26. The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet.
ADC 97th Annual Awards
Submissions are now being accepted for the 97th ADC Annual Awards. The Awards, this year with the theme "Where Craft Will Take Us", continues the organization's historic focus of honoring global work that exemplifies the very best in craft, design and innovation.
Ragged Edge Delivers Straight Up Rebrand for Batch Organics
Ragged Edge designed a dynamic rebrand for Batch Organics, the no hype, no hassle health food brand for busy people who want to eat well.
Communication Arts' 2018 Illustration Competition
Submissions are still open for the Communication Arts magazine's 59th annual Illustration Competition. Selected by a nationally representative jury of distinguished designers, art directors and illustrators, the winning entries will be featured in the Communication Arts Illustration Annual, in print and digital editions.
DesignThinkers Vancouver 2018
DesignThinkers, Canada's premier conference for visual communicators, returns to Vancouver in 2018. The event will provide insights into design thinking, process and strategy, strengthening creative professionals' ability to deliver effective and innovative design communications.
The One Club for Creativity Announces Young Guns 15 Winners
The One Club for Creativity has today announced the winners of the global Young Guns 15, the industry's only international, cross-disciplinary, portfolio-based awards competition that identifies and celebrates today's vanguard of young creative professionals age 30 or younger.
D&AD Launches Call for Entries for 56th Annual Awards
D&AD has today launched a call for entries for its 56th annual Awards. The 2018 Awards continue to support D&AD's 56 year long purpose of stimulating, celebrating and enabling creative excellence in design and advertising, in the firm belief that great work always creates better outcomes.
HOW Design Live 2018 Boston: Where Creatives Converge, Connect
The 2018 HOW Design Live take place April 30 - May 3 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Mass. The event will connect nearly 4,000 professionals from every U.S. state and from dozens of countries around the world.
Communication Arts Publishes Advertising Annual 58
Communication Arts has published Advertising Annual 58, featuring the winners of its annual advertising competition.
D&AD Launches 17 New Creative Briefs for New Blood Awards 2018
D&AD has launched 17 new creative briefs for the 2018 New Blood Awards. Open to young people aged between 18 and 24, and to students and recent graduates of any age, the New Blood Awards briefs are a great way for emerging new talent to experience the reality of the creative industry. This year, briefs have been set by the likes of adidas, BBC, JCDecaux, John Lewis, giffgaff, Hasbro and Microsoft.
B&B Studio Creates New Brand Identity for Snact
B&B studio created a distinctive new brand identity for Snact, a fruit snacks manufacturer on a mission to reduce food waste in the UK.
Green Room Creates Launch Campaign for ASICS JYUNI Collection
Green Room has created the launch campaign for ASICS's new limited premium, sports-fashion collection JYUNI.
2017 Midas Awards Are Now Open for Entries
The 2017 Midas Award for the World's Best Financial Advertising is now open for entries. Founded in 2001, the Midas Awards is the only awards show to recognize excellence in financial advertising and marketing on a global scale.
DesignThinkers 2017 Toronto
DesignThinkers 2017 Toronto conference will be held November 7 & 8 at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts.
The Working Assembly Unveils Branding and Design for NYC Restaurant Week's 25th Anniversary
The Working Assembly (TWA) recently collaborated with NYC & Company to rebrand New York City epicurean staple NYC Restaurant Week, providing a new brand identity to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the famed event.
Communication Arts 2018 Typography Competition
Communication Arts is calling for entries for the 8th annual Typography Competition. The competition celebrates the best use of typography as the primary visual element in design and advertising, plus new typeface designs, calligraphy and handlettering.
Young Guns 15: Call for Entries
Young Guns 15, the global competition that shines a spotlight on creative superstars 30 years of age and under, is now open for submissions. Once again, Young Guns is calling out to all creatives with at least two years of stellar professional work to enter.
2017 WIRED Business Conference
The 2017 WIRED Business Conference, the exclusive one-day event that showcases the most forward-looking technologists, innovators, and business executives shaping the future, returns to New York City on June 7 at Spring Studios in Tribeca.
Nice Shoes Creative Studio Wins AICE Award for Motion Design & Graphics for Project Arachnid
The Canadian Centre for Child Protection's Project Arachnid is a groundbreaking tool that detects and helps remove images of child sexual abuse on the Internet.
Winners of ADC 96th Annual Awards
The ADC has announced the winners of its 96th Annual Awards. McCann New York's "The Field Trip to Mars" for Lockheed Martin racked up the accolades at the global ADC 96th Annual Awards gala in New York with eight ADC Gold Cubes and a coveted ADC Black Cube in Digital for best in discipline.
Nice Shoes Creative Studio Animates Friendship With A Twist With Twizzlers
To celebrate how "every friendship has a twist," Twizzlers and Anomaly selected 16 artists to design a fun series of limited edition packaging, illustrating the various ways in which people enjoy Twizzlers together.
7th Annual Lovie Awards
The final entry deadline for the 7th Annual Lovie Awards is June 9, 2017. The Lovie Awards is the only pan-European awards organisation to honour the full breadth of the European Internet, including Websites, Online Advertising, Internet Video, Mobile Sites, Apps & Podcasts and Social.
Cut+Run's Akiko Iwakawa Edits New Etsy Studio Campaign
Etsy Studio has launched a new campaign directed by Olivier Gondry and edited by Cut+Run's Akiko Iwakawa.
Gap Launches 'Make Your Move' to Celebrate GapFit
Gap has teamed up with trainer Jonny Roxx and choreographer Tanisha Scott to create 'Make Your Move,' a celebration of the GapFit Spring & Summer collections, including the launch of GapFit Sculpt.
WARC 100 Reveals the World's Most Effective Campaigns, Brands and Agencies
WARC today announces the 2017 results of the WARC 100, an annual ranking of the world's best marketing campaigns and companies according to their business impact.
London International Awards 2017
The 2017 London International Awards (LIA) is now open for submissions. The Awards honors creativity and new ideas in Advertising, Production, Digital, Design, Music & Sound, Technology and Branded Entertainment.
Communication Arts' 58th Design & Advertising Competitions: Call for Entries
Communication Arts is calling for entries for its 58th annual Design and Advertising Competitions.
Design Bridge Creates Powerful Campaign for National Archives of the Netherlands
Design Bridge has created a nation-wide campaign for the Nationaal Archief (National Archives of the Netherlands) that repositions the government-run resource as a public-facing heritage centre, accessible to all.
2017 HOW Promotion & Marketing Design Awards
Entries are now open for the HOW's longest-running design competition, the HOW Promotion & Marketing Design Awards. It is the only award that specifically recognizes outstanding promotion design work, including a self-promo to showcase a design firm's capabilities, a project that touts a client's goods, an announcement for a major life event, or a student designer's résumé or design portfolio.
J. Walter Thompson Brazil Creates Thanks Box for Coca-Cola
As part of a Christmas campaign for Coca Cola, J. Walter Thompson Brazil created the "Thanks Box," a reverse vending machine that lets users buy and send a Coke for a special person that deserves a special thank you this year.
2017 AICE Awards: Call for Entries
Entries are now being accepted for the 2017 AICE Awards. The international post production trade association's annual competition will celebrate its 16th anniversary as it recognizes creative and craft excellence in a wide variety of categories.
2017 International Andy Awards
Submissions are now open for the 2017 Andy Awards. As the most sought-after award for creative excellence, the ANDYs recognize the contributions of individuals and companies who continually innovate, experiment and inspire.
DesignThinkers Vancouver 2017
The 18th DesignThinkers, Canada's premier conference for visual communicators, will be held May 30 & 31 at the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre.
2017 Creative Conscience Awards
Creative Conscience, a not-for-profit organisation that aims to improve the communities in which we live and work and in turn help transform the wider world, has announced a call for entries for its 2017 Creative Conscience Awards. The Awards scheme accepts entries from around the world for all creative disciplines.
Jaguar I-Pace Ad by Frame
Jaguar's new ad features a hypnotic ride through an abstract and hypnotic universe to launch it's all new electric sports car: the I-Pace Concept.
TDC63 Communication and Typeface Design Competitions
The Type Directors Club is calling for submissions for its 63rd Communication Design Competition and the 20th Typeface Design Competition. The competitions highlight the world's best typographic work in both communication and typeface design.
2017 New York Festivals Torch Awards: Call for Entries
The 2017 Torch Awards is open for entries. Each year, the Torch Awards partners with a nonprofit organization and presents a competition for young creatives that explores a creative challenge with real-world potential.
ADC 96th Annual Awards: Call for Entries
The ADC 96th Annual Awards are now open for submissions. The Award seeks to honor the people and projects that have best displayed these ideals over the past year.
21st Annual Webby Awards
Submissions are now open for the 21st Annual Webby Awards, the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet.
Warc 2017 Innovation Awards
The 2017 Warc Innovation Awards, a global search for effective innovation in marketing with a $10,000 cash prize fund for the winning papers, is now open for submissions.
#Commuteless: The Movement for Living More
The Brave New Now is behind the strategic and creative development of #COMMUTELESS, a global movement launched in The Netherlands, aiming to spark a cultural shift and change the way we work and live, by reducing unnecessary commuting.
Design Exposed: Call for Submissions
Steven Heller and Mirko Ilic are calling for submissions for their new book on the myriad ways designers, illustrators, photographers and art directors have involved the human body in graphic, advertising and typographic design.
krow Creates New Campaign for Natural History Museum's Summer Exhibition
krow has created a striking new outdoor, press and digital marketing campaign for the Natural History Museum's brand new major summer exhibition, 'Colour and Vision.' This highly visual campaign represents the 'big bang' of color and vision that evolved thousands of years ago.
Food and Google Translate Come Together in #EveryoneSpeaksFood
m ss ng p eces brought a wide array of cultures to the table for Google Translate, illustrating that food is a universal language.
Typeface to Interface: Graphic Design from the Collection
On view at the SFMOMA through October 23, the Typeface to Interface exhibition presents a selection from the museum's permanent collection of graphic design since 1950.
Sonic Union and Blackrose Evoke the Spirit of Modern Rebellion for Adidas Y-3
Sonic Union mixer Brian Goodheart teamed up with director Robert Broadhurst to bring the edgy aesthetic of the Autumn/Winter 2016 collection for Adidas Y-3 to visceral life in an intense new campaign video from the Blackrose.
Digital Retail Award 2016
Digitalization is shaking up brick-and-mortar retail worldwide. Online stores are ahead in some industries, but retailers are leveraging new shop concepts and digital POS technologies to deliver new services and experiences.
Automobile Design Graphics
In the heyday of the automobile, marketing cars was an exacting process. Selling the public one of their major life purchases involved not only traditional advertising but also a crucial item that extolled the virtue of the cars: the brochure.