Digital Design News
Monotype Launches On-Demand Font Service 'Monotype Fonts'
Monotype has launched Monotype Fonts, an on-demand font service featuring over 50,000 unique fonts, 30,000 typeface designs, and central point of access to the world's most sought after foundries and type designers.
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.
The One Club Launches 2nd Skill
Launched today, 2nd Skill is a unique online joint venture of The One Club and School of Visual Concepts (SVC) specifically developed to help traditional ad creatives - art directors, graphic designers, copywriters - to add new skill sets in UX Design, UI/Visual Design and Content Strategy/UX Writing to propel their second career.
ADC 100th Annual Awards
The One Club for Creativity has opened its call for entries for the historic ADC 100th Annual Awards. Under the 'Once in a Century' theme, this season's program is promoted by a rare look at a series of ADC Annual Awards call for entry posters from throughout the past century, created by some of the world's most legendary designers and creative agencies.
One Show 2021 Opens for Entries
The 2021 One Show is now open for entries. Notable changes have been made to help agencies and brands who continue to be affected by the global pandemic, including extended deadlines and new categories and disciplines that reflect the way the industry now works.
42nd Telly Awards: Call for Entries
The Telly Awards, the world's largest honor for video and television across all screens, has opened its 42nd annual call for entries with a host of new and expanded categories.
Seymourpowell Designs Smart Gym Mat Concept for Remote Exercise
Seymourpowell has unveiled a smart gym mat concept that explores how technology and artificial intelligence can support future exercise environments, as the fitness industry adapts to the reality of living with a global pandemic.
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.
Communication Arts 2021 Interactive Competition
Communication Arts is calling for entries for its 27th annual Interactive Competition. The competition celebrates the best work being done for the Web, Desktop, interactive installation and handheld devices. Student work is also being accepted.
Autodesk Announces Lineup for Virtual Vision Series
Autodesk has announced the lineup for its Virtual Vision Series, which will take place in September this year and offer participants insight into the latest technology, trends, and techniques driving content creation for film, TV, games, and design visualization.
New York Festivals Launches Bowery Awards
New York Festivals has launched 'Bowery Awards,' a new competition celebrating independent creatives in the commercial landscape. Proceeds of the 2020 Bowery Awards will be donated to Feed the Frontlines NYC.
JDO Puts Playful Spin on Social Distancing with 'Normville'
Created by JDO, Normville puts a positive and playful spin on social distancing, reinforcing its importance in a refreshing way that will resonate with a society suffering from a bit of lockdown fever.
Applied Arts 2020 Advertising Awards
Applied Arts is now accepting submissions for its 2020 Advertising Awards. The international competition is open to all forms of commissioned, published, unpublished and personal work from professionals and enthusiasts created between August 2019 and September 2020. Only digital entries are accepted for this competition.
PAVE Student Design Competition 2020
Now open for submissions, the PAVE Student Design Competition promotes 'real world' design experience for college-level students interested in pursuing careers in the retail design industry. This annual international competition is open exclusively to undergraduate college students involved in retail planning, design, visual merchandising, and branding programs.
Whatabout: Future of Brands Online Conference
'Whatabout: Future of Brands' is an online conference about the new digital reality in design, visual and brand communications. Speakers will talk, discuss, and discover the good and the bad side of today's and tomorrow's digital world.
ALT/SHIFT Fuses Creativity with Technology to Deliver Standout Designs
From photoreal architectural renders to aesthetic and abstract installation art, ALT/SHIFT specializes in crafting innovative 2D and 3D designs for global clients across architecture, interior design, design visualization and motion graphics.
Autodesk Issues Call for AU 2020 Proposals
As Autodesk's annual AU conference pivots to a virtual format this year, the company is calling on customers around the world to help it make a digital splash. Autodesk has announced an open call for proposals spanning talks, instructional demos, panels, roundtables, hands-on labs, product briefings and articles.
Carbon Counts Is Now an Online Interactive Exhibition
Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios and Studio Mothership have launched the online interactive exhibition 'Carbon Counts.'
Autodesk Releases 3ds Max 2021.1
Autodesk has released 3ds Max 2021.1, introducing new texture baking advancements, increased capabilities for physically based rendering (PBR) workflows, and viewport and modeling tool enhancements.
The 41st Annual Telly Awards Honors Winners
The Telly Awards, the world's largest honor for video and television content across all screens, has revealed the winners of this year's competition.
Spark Design Awards 2020
Submissions are open for the 2020 Spark Design Awards. The competition encourages fresh thinking and innovation across all design disciplines and levels of expertise.
Jaguar Launches Design Masterclass Series
Jaguar has launched a four-part masterclass series that gives insight into the creative design process of Jaguar.
Rare Volume Designs Interactive Portrait Installations for SK-II Future X Stores
For the technologically-driven SK-II Future X Smart Stores, Rare Volume designed and produced a series of interactive portrait installations for six locations throughout Asia and the United States.
Innovative AI Project 'Touched' Aims to Create Historical Reminder of Our Unity in Isolation
During the COVID-19 crisis, Hjaltelin Stahl, part of Accenture Interactive in Denmark, has been working with a number of partners (Red Cross, Coop and the National Danish Art Museum SMK) to help the most vulnerable, and at the same time inspire artists to create art that reminds us of our unity in isolation.
2020 Indigo Design Award Winners Announced
Indigo has announced the winners of its 3rd Indigo Design Award. Indigo spent the past year scouring the globe for the best in visual design from jaw-dropping illustrations to logos that pop, causes for the greater good, and the hottest in innovative web creation.
R+D Awards 2020: Call for Entries
ARCHITECT magazine is now accepting entries for its 14th annual R+D Awards. This distinct program honors advances in architecture at every scale, from novel design and construction solutions to high-performance building systems and details, newfound building typologies, and go-to products and digital tools.
Rare Volume Creates Interactive Souvenir Experience for Samsung KX
Samsung KX is a 20,000-square-foot showcase located in London's Coal Drops Yard. The unique destination brings together local culture, brand innovation, and cutting-edge tech and art experiences.
Autodesk Launches 3ds Max 2021
Autodesk has launched 3ds Max 2021, featuring fully scriptable baking experience, simpler install process, viewport and rendering improvements, and integrated Python 3 support, among other enhancements.
MSI Creator Awards
MSI has launched a new competition to celebrate 2D graphic designers, 3D animators and video editors globally. The awards are free to enter, and each submission will be evaluated by a panel of acclaimed artists based on creativity and originality, relevance and skill.
Rare Volume Designs Interactive Exhibit for New Orleans Convention Center
Rare Volume, in partnership with Gallagher & Associates, has designed a permanent interactive entry exhibit for the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center that celebrates more than three centuries of New Orleans history.