United States Mint Seeks Artists to Design Coins
United States Mint is calling on professional artists from across the country to participate in its Artistic Infusion Program. The Program was established to enrich and invigorate the design of United States coins and medals by developing a pool of outside artists in graphic design, sculpture, engraving, drawing, painting, and other visual arts.
Jorge Pardo Transforms Building in Dallas for Commissary
Jorge Pardo recently enlivened Commissary - a five-story market and espresso bar - by covering it with over 27,000 blue and white tiles (inside and out), giving Main St. a new landmark building.
Architecture & Design Film Festival NY 2018
The 10th Architecture & Design Film Festival NY will run from October 16-21 with filmmaker Q&As, panel discussions, pop-up installations, and 30+ films including the World Premiere of Leaning Out (a moving film about the Twin Towers engineer Leslie E Robertson) and the festival's first ever closing film, Renzo Piano: Architect of Light, from celebrated Spanish director Carlos Saura.
SBID Launches New Student Competition: Designed for Business
The Society of British & International Design (SBID) has launched 'Designed for Business,' a new national competition for creative students and graduates across Interior Design, Product Design, Fashion and Art.
Leviathan's Dolby Gallery Metamorphosis
Leviathan was recently invited to take part in a series of Dolby exhibitions that explore the leading edge of audio and imaging technologies in partnership with contemporary artists.
BLOOOM Award by WARSTEINER 2018
BLOOOM Award by WARSTEINER 2018, Germany's largest open international young artist award, is open for submissions through July 31, 2018.
The Barrel Opens in Louisville's Bourbon District
Solid Light has designed and built 'The Barrel,' a new art piece at the center of Louisville's Bourbon District that serves as a gathering space and celebration of the city's bourbon renaissance and roots in the Commonwealth's storied bourbon history.
Architecture & Design Film Festival LA 2018
The Architecture & Design Film Festival is returning to Los Angeles from March 14-18, providing the film capital of the world a unique lens to explore architecture and design.
ESI Design Transforms Iconic Chicago Office Building with Large-scale Light-Art Installation
ESI Design has transformed the entrance of 1 North Dearborn - a iconic Chicago office building - with a large-scale digital art installation.
Nikon Announces Scholarship for Aspiring Visual Creators
Nikon has launched its first-ever scholarship to support the next generation of visual content creators.
Reality Redrawn Challenge
As part of the Mozilla Information Trust Initiative, Mozilla launched the Reality Redrawn Challenge. The non-profit is sponsoring public demonstrations that make the power of misinformation and its potential impacts visible and visceral.
Tiipoi Unveils Site-specific Installation Kōlam Light
Tiipoi recently unveiled Kōlam Light, a new site-specific light installation at White City Place in West London.
Architecture & Design Film Festival NY 2017
The Architecture & Design Film Festival's ninth edition of ADFF:NY will take place from November 1-5, 2017 at Cinépolis Chelsea. Through a curated selection of films, director Q&As and panel discussions, ADFF offers an opportunity to educate, entertain and engage all who are excited about architecture and design.
Single-Handedly: Open Call for Submissions
Princeton Architectural Press is calling for submissions to be included in 'Single-Handedly,' a forthcoming book that will feature hand drawings by practicing architects worldwide.
Future Portrait by PRISM at Panorama Music Festival
PRISM created an installation for the Panorama Music Festival that transformed participants' motion into an amazing dynamic film.
Luminothérapie 2018-2019 Competition
Submissions are now open for the 2018-2019 Luminothérapie competition. The aim of this multidisciplinary competition is to enhance the public space and bring it to life with participatory works and architectural video projections.
Seymourpowell Creates Bespoke Mechanical Art Piece for Heston Blumenthal's Dinner Restaurant
Seymourpowell created a bespoke, mechanical art piece for the Dinner by Heston Blumenthal restaurant in London.
Volvo x Barbara Davidson
Volvo has teamed up with three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer and artist Barbara Davidson for a world-first - using the on-board safety cameras of the new Volvo XC60 to create a special collection of photographs.
A Century of Prints in Britain
A Century of Prints in Britain is an essential guide showcasing over 200 highlights from the Arts Council Collection's renowned print holdings.
Fab x The Future of New Media
Fab hosted a new media thought-leader panel during NYCxDesign on Tuesday, May 23. The event took place at Showroom Seven/Seventh House PR in Hudson Yards.
Brand Installations for Nike Office in Beijing by Johannes Torpe Studios
Drawing on the heritage and foundational stories of the sports brand, Johannes Torpe Studios created a collection of installations for the new Nike WD+C office in Beijing.
Solar Egg: A Public Sauna Art Installation by Bigert & Bergström
Solar Egg is an oval sauna created by the internationally renowned artists Mats Bigert and Lars Bergström. It draws inspiration from Kiruna's Arctic climate, where light conditions change with the seasons from 24-hour winter darkness to round-the-clock midsummer sun.
U-50 International Hokuriku Kogei Awards
The U-50 International Hokuriku Kogei Awards are now open for submissions. The Awards aim to recognize young craftspeople - artists, craftsmen, and designers - who are age 50 or younger and work in fields related to Kogei (artisan crafts).
2017 American Craft Council San Francisco Show
The American Craft Council Show returns to San Francisco's Fort Mason Center this August 4-6, 2017. As the largest juried fine craft show on the West Coast, the three-day show will showcase more than 225 of the top contemporary craft artists from across the country all under one roof.
Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Public Coin Design Competition
The United States Mint has announced a competition to design the obverse side of the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Program. The four curved coins, will be minted in 2019 in recognition of the first manned lunar landing almost 50 years ago.
Debbie Smyth Completes Stunning Installation at the Great Northern Hotel
'A Tying of Knots,' a stunning new bespoke art installation by artist Debbie Smyth, which wraps around the staircase walls leading up to the restaurant, Plum and Spilt Milk, at The Great Northern Hotel in King's Cross - the world's first great railway hotel and now one of the finest luxury boutique hotels in London - is now complete.
Melbourne Art Book Fair 2017
A never-ending book club, an international symposium on typography, an Australian zine showcase and a Wikipedia edit-a-thon are among the fifty events of the third annual Melbourne Art Book Fair, which will take place at NGV International from March 16-19, 2017.
It's LIQUID Contest: 4th Edition
The fourth It's LIQUID Contest is now open for submissions. The contest offers a great opportunity for artists, architects and designers to present their works in galleries and art spaces in the most influential cities in the world.
Studio Sonda Creates Visual Identity for Solitude Exhibition
Studio Sonda has created the visual identity and the layout design for the exhibition 'Solitude - Life of villages in Istria with up to three inhabitants.'
POLO: The Polar Bear
Lazerian has created POLO, a 2.5m tall, 6m long and 1.8m wide aluminium polar bear. Painstakingly researched and lovingly assembled with equal parts handcraft, creative industrial techniques and computer modeling, Manchester's Winter Polar Bear has appeared in the bustling city centre to light up not only faces, but itself too.
Berlin Fashion Film Festival 2017
Submissions are now open for the 2017 Berlin Fashion Film Festival. Entrants are invited to submit film productions that are well crafted, based on a strong concept, are emotionally engaging and push the boundaries of how stories are told via moving image.
TechnoArt Conference 2016
TechnoArt, an international conference on innovation and creativity, will take place in Tel Aviv on December 13-16, 2016. The 3-day conference will celebrate the world of innovation in the digital era and will be hosted by the Tel Aviv Museum of Art.
Winter Light Installation at Television Centre by Tom Dixon
Tom Dixon designed the spectacular and festive suspended light installation in the welcome lane of Television Centre, the former home of the BBC in London's White City.
2016/2017 RSA Student Design Awards
The Royal Society of Arts is calling for entries for the 2016/17 RSA Student Design Awards. Now in its 93rd year, The RSA Student Design Awards is the longest-running global student competition and is open to all undergraduate, postgraduate or other higher education students around the world.
The Author Mural by The Graphic History Company
The Graphic History Company recently completed the Author Mural, commissioned to celebrate nearly 250 years of literary history at Hachette UK's landmark London building, Carmelite House, on the north bank of the Thames.
Across the Dotted Line by Joel Derksen
Joel Derksen has created a massive graphic installation at DigitasLBi in London, "Across the Dotted Line." The installation is part of the monthly exhibition series curated by Elisa de Martini.
Ilanel Creates Lighting Installation for Save the Children Illumination Gala
Ilanel has created a spectacular lighting installation for Save The Children's fourth annual Illumination Gala at The Plaza hotel's majestic third-floor ballroom in New York City.
11th Arte Laguna Prize
Submissions are now open for the 11th Arte Laguna Prize. The contest offers artists the opportunity to stand out and to be noticed by the public and to be evaluated by a jury composed of contemporary art world professionals.
StudioKCA Architects' NASA Orbit Pavilion Comes to Huntington Library
StudioKCA has designed the aluminum, seashell-like structure for the NASA Orbit Pavilion that will be on view at The Huntington Library, Art Collection and Botanical Gardens from October 29, 2016 to February 27, 2017.
Anicka Yi Wins Hugo Boss Prize 2016
Anicka Yi has been named the winner of the 2016 Hugo Boss Prize. Yi is the 11th artist to receive the biennial prize, which was established in 1996 to recognize significant achievement in contemporary art, and marks its 20th anniversary this year.
IFP Film Week 2016
IFP's signature event, IFP Film Week, has expanded this year to include numerous screenings, talks, meet ups, exhibitions, and tours centered on cutting-edge independent content for the big screen, small screen and Internet open to the public.
Architecture & Design Film Festival 2016
The 2016 Architecture & Design Film Festival (ADFF), the nation's largest film festival devoted to the subject, will be held from September 28 to October 2, 2016 at the Cinépolis Chelsea. Through a curated selection of films, director Q&As and panel discussions, ADFF creates an opportunity to educate, entertain and engage all types of people who are excited about architecture and design.
United States Mint 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coins Design Competition
The United States Mint has announced a public competition to design the 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coins. The competition offers an exciting opportunity for American artists to design a coin in recognition of the fight against breast cancer.
Source by Jaume Plensa
For the 375th anniversary of the City of Montréal, Jaume Plensa will create Source, a work of public art that will be installed at the future Bonaventure gateway to Montréal. The sculpture will be about 10 metres in height and will face the city.
2nd Annual I Look Up Film Challenge
The 2nd annual I Look Up Film Challenge, organized in partnership with the AIA, is a documentary film competition. The contest aims to unite filmmakers and architects to shine a light on the unique and important contributions of architects around the country.
6th International Marianne Brandt Contest
Kunstverein Villa Arte is hosting the 6th International Marianne Brandt Contest, inviting young designers and photographers to participate with works based on the theme of "Material Effects."
BLOOOM Award by WARSTEINER 2016
The 2016 BLOOOM Award by WARSTEINER is now open for submissions. The awards program seeks outstanding creatives whose works blur the lines between arts, design, fashion, urban art, advertising, video and architecture.
22nd Annual Palm Springs International ShortFest & Film Market
The 22nd ShortFest (Palm Springs International Short Film Festival & Film Market), one of the most acclaimed short film showcases in the world, will take place in Palm Springs on June 21-27, 2016.
50 Manga Chairs
Manga is a means of expression with a high degree of flatness and abstraction, and which is composed of a series of lines.
WWI Centennial 2018 Commemorative Coin Design Competition
The United States Mint has announced the World War I Centennial 2018 Commemorative Coin Design Competition. The competition offers an exciting opportunity for American artists to design a coin that will preserve an important time in American history and convey a sense of pride.
2016 City of Dreams Pavilion Competition Winner Announced
Hanger Barn by Folio has been announced as the winner of the sixth annual City of Dreams Pavilion Competition.
The Optic Cloak: A New Commission for the Greenwich Peninsula by Conrad Shawcross
The renowned British artist Conrad Shawcross has been commissioned by Knight Dragon to create a major new architectural intervention for the Greenwich Peninsula.
Open Score: Art and Technology 2016
Open Score, an annual art and technology conference copresented by the New Museum and Rhizome, will be held on January 30 at the New Museum. Exploring the state of art and technology today, the conference will convene luminary artists, curators, researchers, and writers to discuss how technology is transforming culture.
Impulse: Luminothérapie in the Quartier Des Spectacles
Impulse is a winter installation comprising 30 giant seesaws that transformed the Place des Festivals into a vast illuminated playground.
P-Cube Temporary Pavilion in Moscow
P-Cube is a temporary pavilion consisting of a 9 meters high, 9 meters wide cubic scaffolding structure designed by UNSTABLE.
Art Paris Art Fair 2016
Held at the Grand Palais from March 31 to April 3, 2016, Art Paris Art Fair is the springtime Paris event for modern and contemporary art that brings together 143 galleries from 20 countries which includes for the first time Azerbaijan, Colombia and Iran.
Luminaries at Brookfield Place
New York City has a spectacular new holiday light display: 650 lanterns that glow with ever-changing colors and form a massive canopy under the 10-story, glass-enclosed Winter Garden at Brookfield Place.
10th Arte Laguna Prize
The 10th Arte Laguna Prize is now open for applications. The contest offers artists the opportunity to stand out and to be noticed by the public and to be evaluated by a jury composed of contemporary art world professionals.
Godfather of Pop Art Sir Peter Blake, best known for designing the Beatles' Sgt Pepper's album cover, launched a new app that allows users to remix his work.
Zotem: Swarovski Announces V&A Collaboration with Kim Thomé for LDF 2015
Swarovski has collaborated with emerging talent and RCA graduate, Kim Thomé on the landmark project - Zotem at the V&A as part of the London Design Festival 2015.
Guggenheim Museum Releases New Free App for iPad
The Guggenheim Museum has released an iPad app that offers a unique exploratory experience from anywhere in the world.
How Creativity Works in the Brain
National Endowment for the Arts has released a new report, "How Creativity Works in the Brain," that examines links between arts, learning and neuroscience.
Making It: Sculpture in Britain 1977-1986
The late 1970s and 1980s witnessed the emergence of a talented generation of UK-based artists, since acclaimed for producing diverse bodies of work that share a revived interest in sculpture as a material object and ideas around making.
BLOOOM Award by WARSTEINER 2015
The BLOOOM Award by WARSTEINER is a stepping-stone for emerging artists. Sponsored by the family-owned brewery Warsteiner, the competition was created to offer young creatives a chance to get their start in the international art market.
Postdigital Artisans: Craftmanship with a New Aesthetic in Fashion, Art, Design and Architecture
Frame has just released a book about a return to craft and tactility in the digital age, and how people are looking for more than touch screens in order to be touched.
Lines, Grid & Blocks by Scholten & Baijings
Lines, Grid & Blocks - an environmental installation by Dutch design duo Scholten & Baijings - will be on display at Herman Miller's National Design Center at Corso Garibaldi 70 in Milan from 14-19 April.
Dusty Film & Animation Festival 2015
The 26th Dusty Film & Animation Festival will be held in New York City, Saturday, May 9 through Tuesday, May 12, 2015. The four-day event will showcase more than 100 films and animations from students graduating this spring.
Housewarming by Airbnb and Fabrica
Airbnb partnered with Fabrica to create Housewarming, an experiential installation for the 2015 Salone del Mobile.
RSA Student Design Awards 2015
The RSA Student Design Awards challenges emerging designers to tackle pressing social, environmental and economic issues through design thinking.
Airbnb Unveils Pineapple Magazine
Airbnb has released Pineapple, a new inspirational magazine that will offer a distinct point-of-view that goes beyond today's traditional travel magazines.
Los Angeles Philharmonic's New Live Site-Specific Video Collaboration
The LA Phil will be debuting a new audio/visual collaboration with emerging video artist Refik Anadol on November 6.
Study of Pose: 1000 Poses by Coco Rocha
The Study Of Pose is an ambitious collaboration between Coco Rocha and Steven Sebring.
2014 Original iPhone Film Festival: Call for Entries
The 2014 Original iPhone Film Festival is now open for entries.
CITIx60 City Guides: 60 Local Creatives Bring You the Best of the City
CITIx60 is a new pocket-sized collection from viction:ary, featuring an artistic edge with a handpicked list of hotspots loved by 60 stars of the cities' creative scene, wrapped in a city map drawn by talented artists.
Foscarini and Jaguar at Clerkenwell Design Week
Foscarini and Jaguar joined forces to create a large installation in the atrium of the Farmiloe Building, around the new F-TYPE Coupé.
Microsoft Infinity Room by Universal Everything
Universal Everything, in collaboration with data journalist Simon Rogers, created an immersive data narrative experience for Microsoft that explores the power of big data.
Creative Mischief 2014
The National Academy Museum's historic Fifth Avenue mansion will be transformed by the artists who study at the National Academy School during Creative Mischief, the school's annual open house and pop-up exhibition.
Wheat is Wheat is Wheat: Peddy Mergui
Wheat is Wheat is Wheat, on view at Museum of Craft and Design through June 15, explores the interstice of design and ethics, and examines the designer's role in a field designated to give shape to an idea, while recruited to effectively serve economic interests.
Lifeloggers: Chronicling the Everyday
Counting steps, tracking calories and checking in - new technology allows us to be our own favorite research project.
Innovative People = Innovative Cities
Organized by beam, Innovative People <=> Innovative Cities is a day-long creative and practical conversation exploring recent/current trends in the UK and internationally about how towns and cities are using the arts and creative businesses to develop, and how artists and creatives are responding to the opportunities.
In Glorious Colour Showdown
In Glorious Colour Showdown competition is now open for submissions, in any medium and in any style which demonstrate color as a major influence.
Quixotic Divinity: Laser-Sintered Wearable Art Debuts at 3D Printshow
Chicago-based artist and longtime proponent of 3D-printed art and sculpture Joshua Harker made his runway debut at this year's 3D Printshow in London and Paris.
Delve Networking Event: Fabric(ation) + Art
Kind Aesthetic is inviting all artists, creatives, arts professionals and art appreciators to join for a lively Delve Networking event.
The Cloud of Sustainability: The Never-ending Water Cycle
CuldeSac has created a spectacular installation inspired by the responsible management of one of the most valuable natural resources around.
Winner of 2014 Times Square Valentine Heart Design
Young Projects, a multidisciplinary design firm based in Brooklyn, is the winner of this year's annual Times Square Valentine Heart Design.
Governor's Cup Wins Figment City of Dreams Pavilion Design Competition 2014
Figment announced the winner of its fourth annual City of Dreams Pavilion Design Competition.
Unlock Art: The World Goes Pop
Unlock Art: The World Goes Pop, a new Tate online film, examines the genesis and nature of Pop Art and its key players including Andy Warhol, Peter Blake and Roy Lichtenstein.
The Heart of Freedom: A Glimpse on Art by Thierry Noir and Porsche Design
Porsche Design, in collaboration with Berlin based pop artist Thierry Noir, has unveiled The Heart of Freedom, a unique installation created by using Noir's 200 hand painted Porsche Design TwinBags.
V&A's 2013 Christmas Tree: Red Velvet Tree of Love
The V&A has commissioned artists Helen and Colin David to create a Christmas Tree for the Grand Entrance of the Museum.
Coriolis: 3D-Printed Art Exhibition at the Autodesk Gallery
Coriolis is the new solo exhibition of renowned sculptor Bruce Beasley, featuring 3D printed, software-enabled sculptures that are expected to revolutionize the way in which digital technology interacts with aesthetics.
Index: Harvard Art Museums Launches Digital Magazine
The Harvard Art Museums has launched a digital edition of its Index magazine.
Mike Kelley at MoMA PS1
From October 13 through February 02, 2014, the MoMA PS1 will present a comprehensive survey of the work of Mike Kelley - one of the most influential artists of our time.
HiBROW: The Arts Online
HiBROW is a new revolutionary platform for the arts that provides free access to original videos and a chance to immerse yourself in the length and breadth of the arts.
Bombay Sapphire Imagination Series: Call for Submissions
Bombay Sapphire has launched a competition, giving everyone the chance of having their imagination turned into a short film and premiered on the big screen.
V&A Launches Free Podcast Series
The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) has started a new podcast series that showcases the work that goes on behind the scenes of the world's leading art and design museum.
abc Art Berlin Contemporary 2013
abc art berlin contemporary is set to take place September 19-22, 2013. Around 130 emerging and established galleries from all over the world will exhibit individual presentations of contemporary art at the four-day show.
Creative Time Summit 2013: Art, Place, and Dislocation in the 21st Century City
The 2013 Creative Time Summit will be held October 25 & 26 at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.
Quatrieme Issue of Vintage Magazine
The Quatrieme issue of the award-winning Vintage Magazine will hit newsstands on July 18.
Artist Opportunity: Public Art Commission
Beam, an arts, architecture and learning organization dedicated to the imaginative understanding and improvement of the public realm, is currently seeking applications from artists for a public art commission in Chesterfield within a retail development.
The 3-Bee Printing Project
To celebrate the debut of Dewar's Highlander Honey, the whiskey producer is showcasing the craft of one of its most important partners in making the new infused blend, the Highlander honey bees, with the 3-B Printing Project.