Mini Chairs with Big Impact: DWR Brings Back Champagne Chair Contest
Have an extra champagne bottle on hand? Design Within Reach has announced that entries are open for its 18th annual Champagne Chair Contest.
On and Off the Streets: Urban Art New Jersey
On and Off the Streets: Urban Art New Jersey is the first museum exhibition to examine the duality of New Jersey artists whose creative versatility extends from the street to the studio.
Fragment by Inclume for Gaggenau London Showroom
Inclume recently created a window installation for Gaggenau's London showroom. The Fragment installation represents the craftsmanship that Gaggenau has pursued since its founding as a hammer mill and nail forge, in 1683.
Future Archaeology of Global Lockdown: Documenting Life During Lockdown Through Everyday Objects
Paula Zuccotti has launched her latest project, 'Future Archaeology of a Global Lockdown,' a photographic time capsule that invited people from across the world to document the items essential to them during the Coronavirus lockdown.
James De Wulf Debuts EXO Series
Created by James De Wulf, the EXO collection features concrete tables bolstered externally with non-corrosive metals.
NYCxDESIGN Launches Emerging Designer Residency
NYCxDESIGN has launched its first Emerging Designer Residency, offering four talented recent graduates from leading design schools the opportunity to create and showcase their work in a pop-up studio, in the heart of The Shops at Hudson Yards.
Temi Coker Reimagines the Oscar Statuette for the 2021 Academy Awards
Temi Coker - a 2018 Adobe Creative Resident and popular multidisciplinary artist - has been selected by the Academy Awards to reimagine this year's Oscar statuette into a stunning design that represents Black voices in film.
Artefact Contemporary Craft Fair at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour
The inaugural Artefact contemporary craft fair will make its debut this summer at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, from June 22-29, 2021.
Female Design Council and 1stDibs Launches Curated Collection
Female Design Council and 1stDibs have launched a curated collection of innovative and exemplary works made by womxn-identified designers, artists, and craft makers. The assortment of items honors the magic of womxn as they balance art, family, and studio practices to make transformative work.
MoMA and Swatch to Launch Special-Edition Watches
MoMA and Swatch have announced the launch of special-edition watches by Swatch, featuring six unique creations inspired by artworks in MoMA's collection.
The Helix by Studiotech
Created by Studiotech, The Helix is a new interactive installation and creative space at the White City Place, directly inspired by the structural spiral-like form of a DNA helix.
Hyundai Motor and Rhizome Premiere 'World on a Wire'
Hyundai Motor Company and Rhizome have launched 'World on a Wire,' a global art exhibition for the gallery and the web, featuring 11 works, of which 7 are commissions, by global artists who have expressed themselves through a variety of digital mediums. Their work explores the possibilities and poetics of simulation as artistic practice.
Illuminated River 2021
The second phase of the 'Illuminated River' project will launch this Spring to illuminate five Central London bridges (Blackfriars, Waterloo, Westminster, Golden Jubilee Footbridges and Lambeth), in addition to the four bridges illuminated in 2019 (London, Cannon Street Railway, Southwark and Millennium).
Shutterstock Launches The Create Fund
Shutterstock has launched a $300,000 grant program that will provide financial and professional support for artists around the globe focusing on diversity, inclusion, social justice and environmental awareness through the content they create.
17th Annual DWR Champagne Chair Contest
The 17th Annual DWR Champagne Chair Contest is now open for submissions. Entrants are challenged to create a miniature version of an iconic chair or original of their own - using only the foil, label, cage and cork from no more than two champagne bottles.
Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers Virtual Tour
The Design Museum has announced an online curated tour of sell-out exhibition 'Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers.' The virtual tour will allow viewers to experience the exhibition from home.
Mind's Eye: A Sensory Guide to the Guggenheim New York
Mind's Eye: A Sensory Guide to the Guggenheim New York is a new audio experience designed for blind and low-vision communities, and illuminating for all.
Designing Worlds: Re-envisioning Realities through Video Games
'Designing Worlds' online exhibition is now live on the A+D Museum's digital gallery. The exhibit focuses on the ground-breaking work being done by emerging video game designers and artists as a means of tackling or escaping reality.
Architecture & Design Film Festival 2020
The 2020 Architecture & Design Film Festival will bring 16 virtual film programs, special guests, and director Q+As to viewers across the U.S. and Canada, with humanistic stories about some of the world's most iconic architects & designers and compelling explorations of racial injustice, urbanization, & utopian societies.
These Melting Sculptures Expose Florida's Dire Climate Crisis
1stAveMachine and Zubi recently launched a new campaign for nonprofit The CLEO Institute. Spearheaded by 1stAveMachine Director and inventor Bob Partington, the campaign, entitled #FlClimateCrisis, brings greater awareness to Florida's rising temperatures through melting wax sculptures installed across the state's major cities.
Design-Nation Publishes '20 Makers, 20 Objects'
This month Design-Nation is celebrating twenty years of championing and supporting the UK's incredibly talented and multifaceted design and craft sector. Design-Nation's first landmark project, '20 Makers, 20 Objects,' is a curated online showcase that celebrates selected signature pieces of design from its network.
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.
ADFF Partners with NeoCon to Present Four Nights of Great Films
In conjunction with NeoConnect, ADFF will present four nights of great films about architecture and design.
Icon for Neuchâtel's Central Plaza in Nuevo Polanco: International Call For Artists
MIRA and MASSIVart invite national and international artists to develop a proposal for a permanent public artwork to be located in the public plaza of MIRA's latest real estate development in Mexico City: Neuchâtel's Cuadrante Polanco.
Foscarini Launches Visual Project That Timely Explores the Meaning of Home
Foscarini has launched 'Vite,' a new cultural/art project that timely illustrates the complex emotions attached to the place we call home.
Art Institute of Chicago Launches Video Series That Transport You to the Galleries
The Art Institute of Chicago has released Essentials video series, offering the chance to get up close with some of the most well-known and beloved works in its collection.
Architecture and Design Film Festival Launches Virtual Festival Experience
The Architecture & Design Film Festival (ADFF) has launched a virtual festival experience, ADFF:ONLINE, as a way for the architecture and design community to remain engaged and experience several specially-curated films.
Vancouver Art Gallery Launches Art Connects Series
In response to temporary closure of the exhibition spaces, the Vancouver Art Gallery has announced 'Art Connects,' a new series of online gatherings that encourage dialogue and connection during this new age of physical distancing.
The Future of Craft Returns to Bargehouse at Oxo Tower Wharf for London Craft Week 2020
The Future of Craft exhibition will return to Bargehouse at Oxo Tower Wharf from April 30 to May 3, as part of this year's London Craft Week. After enjoying a successful launch in 2019, this destination event will provide a vibrant and creative hub for visitors keen to experience and explore modern approaches to craft.
Read Me Like a Book: 30 Years of Dobbin Books
Pratt Library presents Read Me Like a Book: 30 Years of Dobbin Books, a retrospective exhibit of acclaimed artist and Pratt Faculty member Robbi Ami Silverberg. The show celebrates the 30th anniversary of Silverberg's artist book studio, Dobbin Books.