Digital Design News
D&AD Launches 2020 New Blood Awards
D&AD has launched the briefs for the 2020 D&AD New Blood Awards. As one of the largest competitions for emerging creatives to exercise and showcase their talents on briefs set in partnership with some of the world's leading brands, the design-led briefs have been set by brands including BBC, Google, Penguin, and XBox.
Young Ones Student Awards 2020
Submissions are now open for the 2020 Young Ones Student Awards, one of the world's most acclaimed competitive showcases for advertising, digital communication, and design students. There are three ways to enter the competition: Young Ones Brief, Young Ones ADC, and Young Ones Portfolio.
Designs for Different Futures at Philadelphia Museum of Art
Designs for Different Futures, on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art from October 22 through March 8, will explore the challenges and opportunities that humans may face in the years and centuries ahead. Visitors will encounter lab-grown food, seaweed textiles, and ballet shoes made with sweat among a range of works that raise many questions, including about what technologies may hold for intimacy, identity, and citizenship.
Adobe Releases Fresco Drawing and Painting App for iPad
Adobe has today released Fresco, a next-generation painting and drawing app for the iPad. Designed for professional-quality work but easy enough for anyone to use, Fresco offers sharp, clean, infinitely scalable vector brushes, versatile and adaptable Photoshop brushes.
Design Museum Announces 2019 Beazley Designs of the Year Nominees
The Design Museum has unveiled the 76 nominees for the 2019 Beazley Designs of the Year. Nominees include a meme-inspired dress collection by Viktor & Rolf, a data generated proxy address system created to reduce homelessness, the world's first hands-free breast pump, Adidas's collaboration with designer Ji Won Choi, as worn by Beyoncé, food sharing app OLIO and The Shed's extendable building in New York.
Green Room Designs Immersive 'Skill Cube' for PUMA's New 5th Avenue Flagship
PUMA's recently opened 5th Avenue flagship store features an industry-first multi-sport, multi-sensory 'Skill Cube,' designed and developed by Green Room.
We Are Royale Creates Animated AR Mural for Artolution
We Are Royale recently partnered with community-based public art organization Artolution to create an animated AR mural featuring the artwork of 15 refugee children and teens from Central America.
Communication Arts 2020 Interactive Competition
Submissions are now open for Communication Arts' 26th 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.
Cactus Spurs Fitness Motivation with Immersive Lighting Installation for Rise Nation
Cactus recently fused 'connected' architecture, brand, and fitness to create a revolutionary uplifting gym experience that inspires high-intensity workouts with a jaw-dropping, lighting experience.
Applied Arts 2019 Advertising Awards
Submissions are now open for the Applied Arts' 2019 Advertising Awards, an international competition open to all disciplines of advertising work including, but not limited to, traditional advertising work from print, out-of-home, radio, television, to interactive work and experiential promotional opportunities that work to strengthen a brand.
2020 APEX Awards: Call for Nominations
Digital Signage Expo has announced its call for nominations for the 2020 APEX Awards. The Awards recognize and honor achievement in the creation and installation of compelling viewer content and interactive technology.
Autodesk Releases Bifrost for Maya
Autodesk has today released Bifrost for Maya. Bifrost makes it possible for 3D artists and technical directors to create serious effects in Maya quickly and easily using a new visual programming environment.
3rd Annual Athena Ad Awards: Call for Submissions
The 3rd Annual Athena Ad Awards, a joint project between The 3% Movement and Athena Film Festival, is accepting creative campaign submissions from all global brands and agencies. The Awards aims to honor creative work that accurately and respectfully depicts women, highlights their courage and moxie, and resonates with audiences.
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.
yU+co Partners with Getty Research Institute to Create 'Bauhaus: Building the New Artist'
yU+co, in partnership with Getty Research Institute, has created a new digital initiative that celebrates the 100th anniversary of The Bauhaus.
Torino Graphic Days 2019
The fourth edition of the Torino Graphic Days - the international festival dedicated to visual communication - will take place October 3-6, featuring workshops, talks, performances and exhibitions that will celebrate the fusion among visual arts.
Adobe MAX: The Creativity Conference 2019
The Adobe Max Creativity Conference will be held in Los Angeles, CA from November 4-6, 2019. The conference will bring together thousands of designers, developers, and business leaders to learn new skills, discover the latest technologies, and discuss emerging trends.
FIT Furniture Goes Open Design
FIT Furniture has made its entire collection available for download as Open Designs. Deigned by Ronen Kadushin, the collection consists of 12 pieces, of three furniture families.
Samsung and Dezeen Launch 2019 Mobile Design Competition
Samsung and Dezeen have launched a design competition to challenge professional and student designers to imagine how we will use mobile devices in the future and present fresh perspectives on how Galaxy smartphones, tablets, and wearables could evolve.
Leviathan Creates Interactive Installations for McDonald's Global Headquarters
Leviathan recently created brilliant interactive installations for McDonald's iconic new global headquarters.
Sonos and Google Explore Science of Sound with Interactive 'Brilliant Sound Experience' Pop-Up
Last week Sonos x Google hosted the Brilliant Sound Experience, a unique fan pop-up delving into the science of sound and featuring AI-assisted music from pioneer in music and emerging technologies Holly Herndon.
Ideas In Motion 2019
The 2019 Ideas In Motion will offer an exploration of the concepts and design behind motion design within broadcast and film. Attendees will be able to learn from designers and directors from some of the top studios as they dissect the creative and technical approaches to conveying the story of new worlds through design, motion, VFX and more.
C&G Partners Creates Interactive Documentary to Tell the Neglected Story of Slavery in the North
C&G Partners has created a compelling new interactive documentary that takes a unique approach in telling the often-overlooked story of slavery in the colonial North: from the perspective of the enslaved individuals themselves.
Found Crafts Groundbreaking Installation for Nissan Flagship Store in Paris
Found recently crafted a ground-breaking new installation for Nissan's flagship Paris store.
Universal Everything Creates Interactive Digital Installation for Barbican
Universal Everything has created an interactive digital installation, 'Future You,' for the Barbican's AI: More than Human.
Adobe Releases Lightroom and Adobe XD Updates
Adobe has today announced extensive updates to the Lightroom ecosystem and Adobe XD.
Good Design Award 2019
Entries are now open for the 2019 Good Design Award. The Award, founded in 1957, is Japan's leading commendation system with entries from around the world. Its purpose is to discover and promote good designs which drive industrial growth and enrich lives.
Green Room Designs Innovative Digital Retail Experience for PUMA
Green Room recently partnered with PUMA to create an innovative digital in-store experience and social 'hangout' space primarily focused around football obsessed teens (FOTs), their product impulses, and purchase decision-making process.
Adobe Launches First Creative Cloud Accelerator to Inspire UX Innovation
Adobe has announced its first incubator for Creative Cloud, a new Plugin Accelerator within the Adobe Fund for Design. The accelerator will feature an intensive, ninety-day program that provides funding and resources to individuals and teams with unique visions for the future of creativity to build plugins for Adobe XD.
INPHANTRY Creates Immersive AR App for PUMA's LQDCELL Technology
INPHANTRY recently developed an AR app for PUMA's new LQDCELL Origin shoes. The app brings LQDCELL Origins to life by recognizing the shoe to unlock filters and add special effects to photos and videos.