Digital Design News
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 The international competition is open to all forms of commissioned, published, unpublished and personal work from professionals and enthusiasts created between August 2019 and September 2020.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.
Lovie Awards 2020
The 10th Annual Lovie Awards is now open for submissions. The competition recognizes work across Websites, Video, Advertising, Apps, Mobile & Voice, Podcasts and Social.
HUSH Creates Augmented Reality Record 'HUSH/LISTEN'
HUSH recently unveiled HUSH/LISTEN, a 'record' that, through the use of a custom-made Instagram filter, plays an augmented reality musical composition based on the collective experiences and nostalgia of its employees.
UCDA Design Awards 2020
The 2020 UCDA Design Awards are now open for submissions. The Awards program recognizes the best of the exceptional design and creative work done by communication professionals to promote educational institutions (secondary, vocational, or higher education) and supports the exchange of ideas and information relating to the unique role of these creatives.
Boston Media Band at 110 High Street by ESI Design
ESI Design has created an immersive digital experience for the lobby of an iconic Art Deco office building in Boston.
Product Design Principles in the Age of AI
AI-powered technology is changing the way users interact with products, ultimately changing the way we build flows and interfaces leveraging this technology. With this shift, the principles of product design are evolving as well.
UX Design Awards 2020
Submissions are now open for the 2020 UX Design Awards, a global competition with a specific focus on user experience. The competition is open to companies, agencies, UX professionals and young designers worldwide.
Adobe Updates Capture with New Colored Shapes and Pattern Builder Features
Adobe has released an update for Capture on iOS that includes the ability to capture color information in artwork and photos to create full-color vector shapes and use vector shapes to create layered patterns.
Autodesk Releases Maya 2020
Autodesk has released Maya 2020, featuring new improvements that empower animators, modelers, riggers, and technical artists to work faster and more efficiently throughout the production pipeline.