Communication Design News
hcma Unveils Refreshed Identity
hcma has launched a new brand identity that moves away from the stark visual conventions of the firm's architecture roots in favour of a warmer, more approachable look and feel that's rooted in moments of connection.
Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design 2021
Submissions are now open for the 2021 Red Dot Brands & Communication Design Award. Designers, agencies and companies are invited to enter their communication design works and their integrated brand designs.
Creative Communication Award 2021
The Creative Communication Award has launched its third edition, inviting professional and student creatives from all around the world to submit their most innovative and compelling designs for consideration.
SMPS Marketing Communications Awards 2021
The 44th annual SMPS Marketing Communications Awards is now open for submissions. The program provides an unparalleled opportunity for professionals to showcase their best marketing practices and to educate the industry about the critical role of marketing in successful firms.
COLLINS Reimagines the Classical Concert Experience for San Francisco Symphony
COLLINS has partnered with the internationally acclaimed San Francisco Symphony to affirm that classical music is a relevant and evolving art form - completely reimagining the organization's brand and mission as a model for the future.
Good Design Australia Launches 2021 Good Design Awards
Good Design Australia is calling for entries for the 2021 Good Design Awards. The Awards are globally respected for the high standard of design evaluation and attract new and innovative design projects from around the world each year.
BICeBé International Poster Call 2021
The Biennial of Poster Bolivia BICeBé has announced the International Poster Call BICeBé 2021 and invites graphic designers from all over the world to participate.
Communication Arts 62nd Annual Photography Competition: Call for Entries
Communication Arts magazine is calling for entries for its 62nd annual Photography Competition. Any photograph first published or produced from March 2020 through March 2021 is eligible.
Limited Edition NASA Center Poster Series Launch
NASA Gear has announced the NASA Center Poster Series by Neal Williams. In conjunction with the NASA Ames Research Center Exchange, Oxcart Assembly - a collective of designers, thinkers, and doers - has conceptualized a set of high quality, limited-edition collectible posters hand-drawn by artist Neal Williams of Epic Problems Print Shop and Design Studio.
European Design Awards 2021
The 2021 European Design Awards is now open for entries. The annual award aims to bring together the best examples of communication design in Europe.
Letterpress Studio Tour with Dafi Kühne
Join Swiss poster designer Dafi Kühne on a tour through his vast letterpress studio, where he designs and produces hand-printed cultural posters. Dafi will open his studio doors, show us around, and talk about his process and his approach to making letterpress printed posters in the 21st century.
2020 Winners of the Creative Communication Award Announced
The Creative Communication Award has announced the winners in its 2020 edition, representing the very best campaigns, creative solutions and ideas, across eighteen different categories in communication design.
SEGD Global Design Awards 2021
The Society for Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD) is calling for entries for its 2021 Global Design Awards. The Awards honor design work that connects people to place by providing direction, storytelling, and compelling experiences in public spaces.
International Foodicons Challenge
The Lexicon, in partnership with Adobe, The Noun Project and AIGA, has launched a global challenge that invites designers to develop a shared, open-source, and royalty-free iconographic language of food to be unveiled at the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit.
D&AD Annual Goes Digital for 2020
D&AD has launched its 58th Annual for free, in an exclusively digital format. Designed by Studio Dumbar, the digital Annual continues to showcase the best creative work from across the design and advertising industry, while offering additional interactive features that provide a deeper exploration of creative excellence.
Studio Blackburn Rebrands Renewable Energy Supplier So Energy
Studio Blackburn recently rebranded renewable energy supplier So Energy. The studio delivered a radical new brand positioning, visual identity, website and extensive marcomms plan aimed at driving customer acquisition.
The Type Directors Club's TDC67 & 24TDC Open for Entries
The Type Directors Club's TDC67 and 24TDC, the biggest and most respected awards in the world of type design and typography, are now open for entries.
This is What Democracy Looked Like: A Visual History of the Printed Ballot
'This is What Democracy Looked Like' is a new exhibition in the colonnade windows of The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art's historic Foundation Building, showcasing historical election ballots, or what some have called 'fugitive ephemera.'
NYCxDESIGN Launches Uplifting Citywide Poster Campaign: An Ode To NYC
NYCxDESIGN has launched 'An Ode to NYC,' a poster campaign featuring a bold collection of graphic expressions dedicated to New York City's enduring creative energy.
DesignThinkers 2020 Virtual Conference
DesignThinkers is Canada's largest annual graphic design conference, connecting designers from around the world.
MasterClass Underscores Diversity of Thought and Knowledge Through New Brand Identity
MasterClass has today unveiled its new brand identity that emphasizes its commitment to diversity of thought while giving a subtle nod to critical thinking and purposely leaving room for interpretation.
Brandpie Creates New Brand Identity and Strategy for AmeriCorps
Brandpie recently created a new visual identity and brand strategy for AmeriCorps. The design consultancy created a clear and compelling story to increase understanding of AmeriCorps, an organization that brings people together to serve communities, and also defined a new visual identity to connect with its key audiences.
STA 100 International Typography Competition 2020
Submissions are open until November 6, 2020, for the STA 100, an international typography competition recognizing innovative communication design since 1978.
Gretel Designs First Annual Knoll Works Publication
Gretel has designed a new annual publication to replace Knoll's previous catalog series. The result fuses high-end editorial design, strategic branding acumen, and technical detail, striking the right balance between inspiration and information to highlight Knoll's wide range of offerings and design-focused ethos.
Cuttin It up with Broobs: A Collage Workshop
Letterform Archive has announced a four day workshop with artist and activist Broobs on cut-and-paste methods for making fresh and powerful imagery.
PRINT Awards 2020: Call for Entries
PRINT has announced its call for entries for the PRINT Awards 2020. Formerly known as the Regional Design Awards, the PRINT Awards has a fresh focus on global inclusion, new exclusive categories spotlighting design activism and the latest creative technology, and it continues to highlight talented student work.
StormBrands Designs 'WE Talks' Identity for World Energy Council
StormBrands has created brand strategy, identity and design for WE Talks, an open-access digital-content platform from The World Energy Council.
2022 World Design Capital Valencia Visual Identity Receives Two Red Dot Design Awards
The visual identity of Valencia as 2022 World Design Capital and its graphic application on posters, created by Ibán Ramón, have been awarded with two Red Dot Design Awards.
Still & Motion: Hong Kong International Poster Triennial 2020
Submissions are now open for the 2020 Hong Kong International Poster Triennial: Still & Motion. Jointly presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and the Hong Kong Designers Association, and organized by the Hong Kong Heritage Museum, this international poster design competition is open to designers and creative minds from all over the world.
SEGD Academic Summit 2020
Each year the Society for Experiential Design (SEGD) holds an academic summit in conjunction with the annual conference. The 2020 Academic Summit will be held online, via Zoom, on the afternoons of June 11 and 12 as a forum for current thinking in design education research, projects, and curriculum innovation.