Digital Design News
Adobe MAX 2021
Adobe MAX, the world's largest creativity conference, will be held October 26-28. This year's conference will be once again virtual and free to all.
Lovie Awards 2021: Call for Entries
The call for entries for the 11th Annual Lovie Awards is now open. The Awards program celebrates the very best in originality and creativity online.
MODE Fest 2021
Motion Design Education Summit invites students and emerging designers to submit to the third biennial MODE Fest taking place during the virtual Summit June 10 - 13, 2021.
NYCxDESIGN Launches Its First Grant as a Non-Profit
NYCxDESIGN has announced its inaugural Breakout Grant, created to support independent design entrepreneurs with significant funding and visibility.
Hyundai Motor and Rhizome Premiere 'World on a Wire'
Hyundai Motor Company and Rhizome have launched 'World on a Wire,' a global art exhibition for the gallery and the web, featuring 11 works, of which 7 are commissions, by global artists who have expressed themselves through a variety of digital mediums. Their work explores the possibilities and poetics of simulation as artistic practice.
We Launch Brings GSK's Pioneering Work to Life with Data-driven Artwork
We Launch recently completed boundary-pushing creative visualization work for GSK. In collaboration with generative design studio Variable, We Launch created a bank of groundbreaking data-driven imagery which offers a new way for audiences to engage with GSK's innovation story.
Autodesk Opens Nominations for 2021 Flame Award
Autodesk is calling for nominations for the 2021 Flame Award, which will recognize an inspirational Flame Artist who has produced out-of-this-world visual effects using Autodesk Flame.
loyalkaspar Designs New Typeface and Brand Identity for AccuWeather
AccuWeather recently underwent a design update with loyalkaspar to create a system that both communicates the company's strong brand identity and enhances the effectiveness of its information design.
New York Festivals 2021 Advertising Awards Opens for Entries
New York Festivals International Advertising Awards is now open for entries for the 2021 competition. In a year marked by an avalanche of upheaval within the industry, NYF opens for entries with two new specialty awards created to celebrate work initiated throughout this year of dramatic change.
Google HK Launches AR Experience to Share Happiness in Hong Kong
Sennep has collaborated with Animade to create HO JENG AR, a playful AR app experience by Google HK to bring joy and positivity to the citizens of Hong Kong.
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.
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.