Digital Design News
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.
FLA Future of Branding Week 2020
Future London Academy's (FLA) 2020 Future of Branding Week will be held June 22-26 in London. This one-week learning adventure is for people who want to understand what differentiates a good brand from a great one, how to create a legacy and what you need to know to succeed globally. This program will help you to stay up-to-date with the newest trends in the industry, become better at what you do and find new ways to develop your career.
Singapore Good Design (SG Mark) 2020
Launched in partnership with the Japan Good Design Award (G Mark), Singapore Good Design (SG Mark) was established to set the benchmark for exceptional design quality that impacts businesses and communities in Singapore and beyond.
'Anatomy of an AI System' by Kate Crawford and Vladan Joler Wins 2019 Beazley Design of the Year
'Anatomy of an AI System,' an infographic map and research project by Kate Crawford and Vladan Joler, has been named the overall winner of the 2019 Beazley Design of the Year.
Wolff Olins Reimagines Vonage as Next-generation Communications Brand
Wolff Olins worked closely with Vonage to create a unified identity that brought together the best of its heritage with the innovation it's known for today.
Adobe Brings Fonts to iOS with Creative Cloud Mobile App
Adobe has today released an update to its 'Creative Cloud for Mobile' app, which enables all 17,000+ Adobe Fonts to be downloaded and installed for use in iOS 13.1 apps supporting custom font APIs.
New York Festivals International Advertising Awards 2020
New York Festivals International Advertising Awards is now open for entries for the 2020 competition. New York Festivals also announced the Midas Awards has merged into the prestigious NYF Advertising Awards.
41st Telly Awards Now Open
The celebrated awards show, Telly Awards, has opened its annual call for entries. This 41st edition of the Tellys is rolling out an all-new theme dubbed "Telly Award Winners Tell Great Stories" - focusing on their commitment to celebrating video content in countless languages from around the globe, and from various types of creators, including everything from editors and directors to animators and those producing content on new platforms.
Additive Industries Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge 2020
Additive Industries has launched its 6th 'Design for Additive Manufacturing' challenge. Every year, the competition challenges professionals and students to redesign an existing conventional part of a machine or product for 3D printing or to come up with new inspiring designs of functional parts.
The One Show 2020: Call for Entries
Submissions are now open for the 2020 One Show, one of the world's most prestigious awards shows recognizing the best creative work in advertising, interactive, design and branded entertainment.
Manifold Garden Launched on Apple Arcade
Manifold Garden is a new one-of-its-kind video game designed by William Chyr. Just released on Apple Arcade, the game focuses on a virtual world of architecture, design, and physics; and challenges players to manipulate and experience physical space in striking new ways by developing ideas of how design works.