Erwan Boulloud First U.S. Solo Show at Twenty First Gallery
From September 20th through November 15th, Twenty First Gallery will present Evolution, the first U.S. solo exhibition of sculptor and furniture designer, Erwan Boulloud.
ESI Design Transforms Chicago Parking Garage into Urban Oasis
ESI Design recently created a massive light-art installation to transform an uninviting outdoor terrace, bordered by the imposing concrete wall of a parking garage, into an urban oasis in downtown Chicago.
Blooom Award by Warsteiner 2019
Blooom Award by Warsteiner 2019, Germany's largest open international young artist award, is open for submissions through July 31, 2019. The competition is open to any discipline of artistic expression and to submissions from all around the world.
Google Lens and Wescover Let Users Explore Art Outside Museums
Google Lens just launched an art experience with Wescover that lets users discover helpful digital information about the physical art and design objects around them, revealing the artists and stories behind local art in hotels, restaurants, and city streets.
ADFF Launches 11th Season with Film on Legendary Female Architects Who Shaped the Cities
The Architecture & Design Film Festival (ADFF) - the largest film festival devoted to the creative spirit that drives architecture and design - will launch its 11th season in New York this October.
Mutuus Studio Creates 'Waypoint' Art Installation for Bellingham's New Waterfront Park
Mutuus Studio has created 'Waypoint,' an art installation for a new park of the same name in Bellingham, WA.
Urban Imprint by Studio INI
Studio INI recently unveiled Urban Imprint, an immersive installation at the A/D/O on view through September 2.
Perkins+Will Wins Award of Excellence by the Austin Chapter of AIA
Perkins+Will has been honored with an Award of Excellence by the Austin Chapter of the American Institute of Architects for its light-based, site-specific art installation, TENTSION.
Play with Your City 2019: Reimagining Lady Street
The Columbia Design League has extended entries for Play With Your City 2019: Reimagining Lady, a project for making the Lady Street corridor in downtown Columbia, South Carolina more inviting to pedestrian traffic.
Seed and Signal by Hypersonic
Hypersonic has unveiled Seed and Signal, a kinetic sculpture that explores how tiny changes in behavior can alter the balance of the group between order and chaos.
RIBA Launches Open Call to Design London Festival of Architecture Installation
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has launched an open call for architects and architecture students to design a temporary installation for the Architecture Gallery at the RIBA at 66 Portland Place, London. The installation will be on show from June 4 through to August 2019, alongside a programme of talks and events, as part of the London Festival of Architecture (LFA).
'Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition' at Design Museum
The Design Museum has announced a new exhibition that celebrates the work of Stanley Kubrick, one of the greatest filmmakers of the 20th century. Marking the 20th anniversary of Kubrick's death, the exhibition explores his unique command of the whole creative design process of film making, from storyteller to director to editor.
Design Icons Amsterdam 2019
The 7th Design Icons Amsterdam, one of the largest fairs in Europe dedicated to vintage furniture, will take place on April 6-7 at De Kromhouthal in the North of Amsterdam.
Snark Park Announces Inaugural Exhibition, 'Lost and Found'
Snark Park, Snarkitecture's latest venture, has announced its inaugural exhibition, Lost and Found.
Ettore Sottsass and the Social Factory
This April, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA Miami) will launch a new biannual exhibition initiative committed to exploring significant advances in postwar and contemporary design and its relationship to contemporary art, with Ettore Sottsass and the Social Factory - an exhibition that considers the practice of the influential designer beyond his place in the history of design, and places Sottsass' work within the social and economic contexts in which it was produced.
Seven Sisters by Lazerian for Winsford Town Park
Cheshire West and Chester Council recently commissioned Lazerian to consider a series of sculptures for the redevelopment of Winsford Town Park.
2019 Lexus Design Event: Leading with Light
The 12th Lexus Design Event will take place during Milan Design Week. The 2019 edition, titled "Leading with Light," will see the globally renowned Japanese design firm Rhizomatiks - known for their rich experience in the field of design, art, entertainment and their imaginative use of technology - present an immersive display that combines playful and dynamic lighting with advanced robotics.
Illuminated River: The Longest Art Installation in the World
Created by acclaimed American artist Leo Villareal and Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands (LDS), Illuminated River will light up up-to 15 central London bridges, from Albert Bridge in West London to Tower Bridge in the City, unifying them in a single artwork and defining them as a sculptural and symbolic link across the capital.
DANAD Design: The Art of Pop Design
An exhibition of works celebrating DANAD's 60th Anniversary by Peter Blake, Bernard Cohen, Tom Adams, Barry Daniels, Robyn Denny & Edward Wright tells the untold story of the DANAD Design collective (1958-62). The exhibition, sponsored by Abet Laminati and hosted at Paul Smith's Mayfair gallery from April 25 through May 10, is the first in DANAD's 2019-20 series of events celebrating the forgotten story of a group of young artists of the pop-art era.
Architecture & Design Film Festival LA 2019
The 2019 Architecture & Design Film Festival, the nation's preeminent film festival devoted to architecture and design, will return to DTLA for the third edition of ADFF:LA from March 13-17 at the Los Angeles Theatre Center.
Venice International Art Fair 2019
The 2019 Venice International Art Fair will be held at The Room Contemporary Art Space and in Palazzo Ca' Zanardi, from April 11 to May 3. The Fair is a contemporary art exhibition that features collective and solo projects by leading and emerging international artists.
The Bauhaus and Harvard
The Bauhaus and Harvard, on view at the Harvard Art Museums through July 28, marks the centennial of Bauhaus. The exhibition presents nearly 200 works by more than 70 artists, drawn almost entirely from the Busch-Reisinger Museum's extensive Bauhaus collection.
Communication Arts Announces 60th Annual Photography Competition
Communication Arts is calling for entries for its 60th annual Photography Competition.
Amsterdam Light Festival: Call for Concepts
Amsterdam Light Festival invites creatives from around the world - from artists to designers, engineers to architects, and professionals to students - to submit a concept for a light artwork. The festival's eighth edition will take place from November 28, 2019 until January 19, 2020 in the city centre of Amsterdam.
Creative Time Announces Open Call for NYC Residents
Creative Time is inviting NYC-based artists to submit proposals for a new public project. Applicants are invited to come up with original and exciting ideas that have the potential to spark public dialogue and address timely issues.
HOPE: A Light and Sound Installation by Aether & Hemera Studio
HOPE is a large-scale text sculpture featuring hundreds of colour-changing LED tubes, along with speakers projecting local people's experiences of the conflict.
Bluemarlin Creates Seoul Edition with Ballantine's
Bluemarlin, in collaboration by emerging South Korean artist Jieun Park, has designed Ballantine's recently launched new Seoul Limited Edition 17YO blend.
Happy by Studio Cadena Selected as Winner of 2019 Annual Flatiron Public Plaza Design Competition
The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID) and Van Alen Institute recently named Studio Cadena's site-specific installation, 'Happy,' as the winner of the fifth annual Flatiron Public Plaza Design Competition.
FOG Design+Art 2019
FOG Design+Art's Fair's sixth edition will take place in San Francisco from January 17 - 20, 2019 at the historic Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture. FOG exemplifies the Bay Area's creativity and community-focused spirit, with a riveting line-up of public programs accompanying its presentation.
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.
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.
Studio Mieke Meijer Lights Up Coal Drops Yard with Festive Space Frames Installation
Studio Mieke Meijer has created a special festive light installation for Coal Drops Yard, the new Heatherwick Studio-designed shopping and restaurant district in King's Cross.
Paul Cocksedge Designs Light Installation for London's Bureau Development
Paul Cocksedge has designed a permanent light installation for London's Bureau - a new development at 90 Fetter Lane that comprises a mix of office and retail space.
2019 World of WearableArt Awards
Submissions are now open for the 2019 World of WearableArt Awards. This internationally renowned design competition attracts entries from over 40 countries each year. Anything that is wearable art can find a place on the stage, as long as it is original, innovative and well executed.
Amsterdam Light Festival 2018
The 2018 Amsterdam Light Festival will present thirty artworks that will light up the city center of Amsterdam for the seventh year in a row. For this years' edition, artists, designers and architects from sixteen different countries will share their interpretation of the central theme 'The Medium is the Message.'
Tallinn Architecture Biennale 2019 Launches Installation Programme Competition
Tallinn Architecture Biennale (TAB 2019) has recently launched an Open Call for its 'Installation Programme Competition.' The open two-stage competition challenges participants to develop creative designs for a temporary outdoor installation in front of the Museum of Estonian Architecture.
Stone Island Shadow Project 10th Anniversary Installations
Ken Tonio Yamamoto and Nina Heydorn have created four installations for Stone Island's flagship stores to celebrate the anniversary of Stone Island Shadow Project.
Winner of 2019 Times Square Valentine Heart Design Competition Announced
Times Square Arts has announced Reddymade as the winner of its 2019 Times Square Valentine Heart Design competition.
ITSLIQUID International Contest 2018
The 6th ITSLIQUID International Contest is now open for submissions and offers artists, architects, designers the chance to win 100,000 Euros.
ICRAVE Unveils NYC's Largest Digital Art Sculpture at 21 West End Avenue
ICRAVE recently partnered with luxury developer The Dermot Company, art fabrication company UAP, and digital art specialist Niio to create New York City's largest freestanding digital art installation located inside new residential tower, 21 West End Avenue.
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.