Digital Design News
Wacom Unveils New Intuos Pro, Intuos Pro Paper Edition and Small Bamboo Folio
Wacom has today unveiled the new generation of Intuos Pro and Intuos Pro Paper Edition pen and touch tablets for creatives, and the small Bamboo Folio smartpad for consumers, students and professionals on the go.
2017 Siggraph Conference: Call for Submissions
2017 Siggraph, set for July 30 through August 3 in Los Angeles, has announced a call for submissions.
2017 AICE Awards: Call for Entries
Entries are now being accepted for the 2017 AICE Awards. The international post production trade association's annual competition will celebrate its 16th anniversary as it recognizes creative and craft excellence in a wide variety of categories.
Additive World Conference 2017
The 5th Additive World Conference will be held March 15-16 at the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven. The Conference aims showcase the latest on industrial additive manufacturing from a broad perspective and offers a platform to exchange visions, knowledge, applications and experiences.
Figma Launches Components
Figma, a design tool with real-time collaboration, has launched Components, a feature that allows designers to reuse existing parts of a design quickly throughout a file, solving a common, tedious problem frequently faced by UI and graphic designers.
Computex d&i Awards 2017
The 10th Computex d&i Awards is now open for registrations in the following categories: Artificial Intelligence & Robotic; Internet of Things; AR / VR Devices + Content; Gaming Devices & Content of Games; Cloud Communication + Storage; Systems + Mobile Communication; (Computer) Hardware + Components; Audio / Video; and Peripherals + Accessories.
Boardfish: Production-Proven Page Layout Tool Designed Specifically for Storyboards
Boardfish is a stand-alone page layout application designed specifically for the purpose of storyboarding. Boardfish instantly assembles panels into a professional storyboard layout with the flexibility to easily edit and customize layouts.
FITC Amsterdam X
Now in its 10th year, FITC Amsterdam returns to host the groundbreaking design and tech event on the future of innovation, design and all the cool stuff in between.
13th International Mobile Gaming Awards
The 13th International Mobile Gaming Awards (IMGA), the mobile entertainment industry's leading showcase for groundbreaking innovations, displaying exceptional quality and new trends in mobile entertainment, is now open for submissions.
Wacom Cintiq Pro
Wacom recently unveiled Cintiq Pro 13 and Cintiq Pro 16, new digital pen displays that bridge the gap between inspiration and expression, empowering professional and serious creators of digital content to take their artistry to the next level.
Google Play Indie Games Contest for European Developers
Google has launched a competition for European game developers that aims to build awareness of the awesome innovation and art that indie developers are bringing to users on Google Play.
TYPO Berlin 2017
The 22nd TYPO Berlin will be dedicated to the diversions of our time - digital communication, mobility and virtual reality. In more than 60 presentations, workshops and panel discussions, designers, developers and creatives from all over the world will take a look at the cravings of an era.
Affinity Designer Now Available for Windows
Previously only available for Mac, Affinity Designer is now available for Windows.
The Collected Works Designs UI and Data Visualization for Starry
The Collected Works designed the UI for Starry - a touchscreen router that makes fast, reliable Wi-Fi easy for everyone.
2016 Premier's Design Awards Finalists Announced
Finalists in the 2016 Victorian Premier's Design Awards have been announced with a record number of entries progressing to the next stage of the Awards program.
TechSAge Design Competition 2017: Call for Submissions
Submissions are now open for the second annual TechSAge Design Competition. The two-phase global competition, designed to foster highly creative and impactful concepts, seeks to inspire talented students to develop innovative technology-enabled design solutions for the aging population, especially considering the varied abilities and disabilities of older adults.
ADC 96th Annual Awards: Call for Entries
The ADC 96th Annual Awards are now open for submissions. The Award seeks to honor the people and projects that have best displayed these ideals over the past year.
Wacom MobileStudio Pro
Wacom recently unveiled MobileStudio Pro, a new line of lightweight, powerful mobile computers. Featuring the newly-designed Wacom Pro Pen 2, with 4x higher pen accuracy and pressure sensitivity than the company's previous professional pen, enhanced resolution, leading-edge graphics, excellent color performance, and 3D camera, Wacom MobileStudio Pro is the ultimate creative tool for CAD artists and designers.
Craft Sync: Sync From Sketch with 1 Click
InVision has today unveiled Craft Sync, which bridges design and prototyping environments by enabling product designers to quickly send their Sketch artboards to InVision without having to leave their preferred design environment.
Jamboard: The Whiteboard, Reimagined for Collaboration in the Cloud
With all the technological advances that make it easy for a global workforce to stay connected, there is still no seamless way to brainstorm across teams or offices.
GameFounders Accelerator Program: Spring 2017
The Call for Entries is now open for the 2017 GameFounders Accelerator Program. The program allows best ten teams to get to learn from industry giants, tap into a massive mentorship network and acquire some seed funding.
21st Annual Webby Awards
Submissions are now open for the 21st Annual Webby Awards, the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet.
Team London App by Cloudred
Cloudred designed and programmed a service & volunteering app for Team London. Available for both iOS and Android, the app helps Londoners find volunteer opportunities close to them and make a difference in their communities.
Spark Design Awards 2016
The 10th Annual Spark Design Awards are open for entries until November 10. The competition encourage fresh thinking and innovation across all design disciplines and levels of expertise.
Infinite Textures with Adobe Photoshop CC
Infinite Textures with Adobe Photoshop CC is the fourth and final video in the tutorial series created by Corey Barker for Dexigner.
3D Effects in Adobe Photoshop CC
3D Effects in Adobe Photoshop CC is the third video in the tutorial series created by Corey Barker for Dexigner.
The Architect's Newspaper 4th Annual Best of Design Awards
The Architect's Newspaper's 4th Annual Best of Design Awards, a unique project-based awards program that showcases great buildings and building elements, is now open for submissions. Entrants are invited to submit completed works in 26 categories.
Posing & Lighting Fuse Characters in Photoshop
Posing & Lighting Fuse Characters in Photoshop is the second video in the tutorial series created by Corey Barker for Dexigner.
2016 Premier's Design Awards
Entries are open for the 2016 Premier's Design Awards. The Awards recognize and reward the very best in design from the state of Victoria and provide a unique platform for designers and architects to be recognized at the highest level for their work.
Designers Fiesta 2016
Taking place in one of London's most creative areas, the seventh Designers Fiesta will inspire those working within new media, while offering them invaluable hints and tips from some of the industry's top names.
3D Design Tricks with Adobe Fuse: Customizing Faces
Corey Barker has created a series of video tutorials on working with Adobe Fuse - a 3D modeling app that enables designers to create custom 3D characters quickly for any project, image, design or prototype.
Communication Arts 23rd Annual Interactive Competition
Communication Arts is calling for entries for its 23rd Annual Interactive Competition. Any interactive project created for digital distribution on disk, interactive kiosk, handheld device, online service or the World Wide Web is eligible.
Collaborative Farming: Growing Own Organic Food at Tomorrow's Supermarkets
Carlo Ratti Associati, in collaboration with EATALY and CAAB, has designed a concept pavilion where people can engage with digitally-augmented farming and grow their own food on-site.
Wrench: The New Digital Platform That Enables Mechanics to Be Their Own Boss
PWW's Seattle Partner and Creative Director, David Wykes, has partnered with Haystack Studios to design Wrench, the platform that enables mechanics to "be their own boss."
Layered: Data Representations in Infrastructure and Design
Our city operates on multiple layers of data; it lives and breathes information. Until recently, much of that data was invisible and inaccessible to the public. This changed with the open data movement, which allows citizens free access to numerous datasets.
Map Designs Suzy Snooze for BleepBleeps
Suzy Snooze is the latest in the BleepBleeps line of cute, connected devices that make parenting easier.
Digital Retail Award 2016
Digitalization is shaking up brick-and-mortar retail worldwide. Online stores are ahead in some industries, but retailers are leveraging new shop concepts and digital POS technologies to deliver new services and experiences.
AGDA Design Awards 2016
The 2016 AGDA Design Awards are now open for submissions. The Awards recognize and document the best work in Australia across a wide range of disciplines.
Budapest Design Map 2016
Budapest Design Week has released the 4th edition of Budapest Design Map - in both print and online format.
The Smarties 2016
The 2016 Smarties competition is now open for entries. The competition is one of the biggest, worldwide celebrations of mobile marketing excellence and innovation, in categories ranging from Mobile Video to The Internet of Things, and so much more.
Universal Everything Creates 360 Degrees Weather Installation for London Collections Men
Universal Everything has designed an immersive presentation for travel luxury brand MCM for their Spring-Summer 17 capsule collection with Christopher Ræburn.
GameFounders Fall 2016
Gamefounders, the global startup accelerator for video games, is offering 10 game studios the opportunity to level up their studio like never before. These studios will gain access to a global network of top game industry mentors and seed funding to jumpstart their business.
WIRED Unveils Scroll-through, 3D Rendering of the New SF MoMA
In celebration of the long awaited re-opening of SF MoMA on May 14, WIRED has unveiled a scroll-through, high-fidelity rendering of the museum.
Moleskine Smart Writing Set
Moleskine recently unveiled the Smart Writing Set that instantly digitizes notes and sketches as they are made on paper.
UX Design Awards 2016
The 2016 UX Design Awards are now open for entries. Designers, companies and agencies are invited to submit their user-oriented products and services until April 29, 2016.
The 2016 GlobalShop, the nation's largest annual store design and at-retail marketing show, will be held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV from March 23rd - 25th.
FITC Toronto 2016
The 2016 FITC Toronto will be held April 17-19 at the Hilton Toronto. It is a three-day professional celebration of the best the world has to offer in design, web development, media and innovation in creative technologies.
Pantone Develops 112 New Graphics Colors to Reflect New Possibilities of Design
Pantone announced the latest addition of 112 new colors to the Pantone Graphics line.
Communication Arts Publishes Interactive Annual 22
Communication Arts has published Interactive Annual 22, featuring the winners of its 22nd annual interactive competition.
6th Annual Lovie Awards: Call for Entries
The 6th Annual Lovie Awards are now open for entries. The competition aims to honour the most outstanding European work across Websites, Online Advertising, Internet Video, Mobile & Apps and Social.
2016 Adobe Design Achievement Awards
The 2016 Adobe Design Achievement Awards (ADAA) is now open for entries. Each year the ADAA competition aims to launch the next generation of student careers.
DesignX Event at DSE
SEGD will hold the DesignX event at the Digital Signage Expo this March, hosted by DSE at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
European Design Awards 2016
The 2016 European Design Awards is open for entries for three more days. The annual competition celebrates the best of graphic design, illustration and digital design in Europe.
VECTARY: Online 3D Design Tool
VECTARY, to be launched this Spring, is a browser based 3D design tool for modeling, customization and sharing, that provides easy ways to create complex models.
Aardman Nathan Love Animates Revved Up Intro for New Camaro App
To help unveil a new app that touts the aesthetic beauty of the sixth-generation Chevrolet Camaro, Aardman Nathan Love has infused its trademark flourish in an all-digital intro film that showcases the multi-hued models in the mysterious confines of a hangar space.
Sketchfab Goes VR
Sketchfab, the leading platform to publish and find 3D content, has announced the release of a VR Button in its 3D player.
Young Ones 2016
The 2016 Young Ones is now open for entries. The competition challenges creative students to show off their skills by developing advertising campaigns for clients chosen by The One Club.
SPD 51: Editorial Design Competition
The Society of Publication Designers is seeking entries for its 51st Annual Competition. The contest recognizes and promotes the best in editorial design, photography and illustration in print and digital mediums.
3D Printing Materials Conference 2016
The 3rd Edition of the 3D Printing Materials Conference will be held January 26-27, 2016 at MECC Maastricht, in The Netherlands. The conference offers attendees a platform on the crossroads of science, technology & business in 3D printing materials.
Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge 2016
The 2nd edition of the Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge is now open for submissions. Competing in two categories, both professionals and students are encouraged to redesign an existing conventional part of a machine or product for 3D printing.
P-Cube Temporary Pavilion in Moscow
P-Cube is a temporary pavilion consisting of a 9 meters high, 9 meters wide cubic scaffolding structure designed by UNSTABLE.
MindOverEye Creates Dazzling Three-Floor Installation in Petersen Auto Museum
MindOverEye has recently completed an elaborate, eye-catching installation in Los Angeles's newly remodeled Petersen Automotive Museum.
COMPUTEX d&i Awards 2016
The 9th COMPUTEX d&i Awards are now open for entries in the following categories: Wearable Technology and Smart Applications / Products, Smart Home & Security, Gaming Hardware, Network & Communication Products, Computers & Systems, Computer Hardware & Components, Data Storage Products, Display & Audio / Video, and Peripherals & Accessories.
Special Delivery from Aardman Animations and Google ATAP Spotlight Stories
Aardman Animations and Google ATAP's Spotlight Stories have debuted their first original short to YouTube, a holiday film called "Special Delivery," viewable on the YouTube app on many Android devices.
New York Festivals 2016 Torch Awards
The 2016 Torch Awards is now open for entries. New York Festivals invites young creative talent from the ages of 18-27 to take part in the third annual competition that explores a different creative challenge each year and offers mentor training on how to pitch their idea. This year's challenge is the Inclusive Design Challenge.
Autodesk Launches 3ds Max 2016 Extension 2
Autodesk has launched 3ds Max 2016 Extension 2, expanding the software's capabilities with new tools and workflow improvements that simplify and accelerate the creation of 3D assets for design visualization and content creation professionals.
Kdan Mobile is calling for entries for its 2015 iAniMagic animation contest.
Pixel Awards 2015
The 10th Annual Pixel Awards are now open for entries. The competition is open to all companies, organizations and individuals involved in making the best work in digital.
The Beacon at The Tower at PNC Plaza
The world's greenest building, The Tower at PNC Plaza, opened in Pittsburgh, PA this past week.
Sumsup: PWW Designs an App for the Future Workspace
PWW recently created Sumsup, a conceptual workspace app that enables people to communicate more effectively with their colleagues and employers to create a more positive and productive workforce.
Adobe Previews New Features at MAX 2015
Adobe shared sneak previews of its new innovative technologies at 2015 Adobe MAX Creativity Conference.
Framestore Creates a Tactile New Installation for Tate Modern
Framestore created a tactile new installation for Tate Modern. Tate Modern welcomes around 5 million visitors through its doors each year, and shows work drawn from Tate's vast collection.
Godfather of Pop Art Sir Peter Blake, best known for designing the Beatles' Sgt Pepper's album cover, launched a new app that allows users to remix his work.
Designer's Fiesta 2015
Now in its 6th year, Designer's Fiesta is a unique event, packing a huge number of talks, on a wide range of topics, in just one day of intense learning and networking.
Morpholio Journal: The Sketchbook Disrupted
Morpholio recently launched Journal, an infinite sketchbook app that lets photographers, artists, writers, or members of any creative culture to write, draw, sketch, collage, paint, or color on anything, anywhere.
Spark Design Awards 2015
The 2015 Spark Design Awards are now open for entries. Competition categories include: Product, Health, Digital, Transport, Spaces, Experience and Concept & Student.
2016 Vizzies Visualization Challenge
The National Science Foundation and Popular Science are accepting submissions for 2016 Vizzies Visualization Challenge.
Communication Arts 2016 Interactive Competition: Call for Entries
Communication Arts' 22nd annual Interactive Competition is now open for entries. The competition celebrates the best work being done for the Web, DVD, interactive kiosk and handheld devices. Student work is also being accepted.
Loyalkaspar Rebrands Peabody Awards
Loyalkaspar recently created a bold new strategy and identity for Peabody, a world-renowned institution dedicated to recognizing excellence in electronic media and storytelling.
M&C Saatchi Creates London's First Artificial Intelligence Poster
M&C Saatchi has created the world's first poster campaign created by artificial intelligence.
Ultimaker Releases Three New Videos Highlighting the Capabilities of its 3D Printer Line
Ultimaker has released three new videos that illustrate the breadth and depth of projects its 3D Printer Line - Ultimaker 2, Ultimaker 2 Go, and Ultimaker 2 Extended - can produce.
RGD Accessibility For All: New Resources Help Make the Web More Accessible
The Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) has launched an initiative that promotes understanding and compliance with accessible website requirements.
6th Annual Typography Competition: Call for Entries
Communication Arts is calling for entries for its 6th Annual Typography Competition. The competition celebrates the best use of typography as the primary visual element in design and advertising, plus new typeface designs, calligraphy and handlettering.
Autodesk Within: Generative Design Optimized for 3D Printing
Autodesk has launched Within, a new set of generative design software solutions to help engineers create and 3D print lightweight designs for automotive, aerospace, industrial equipment and medical implants.
HOW Interactive Design Conference Series
HOW will host a series of Interactive Design Conferences in San Francisco, Chicago, and Boston from September 20, 2015.
Premier's Design Awards 2015
The 2015 Victorian Premier's Design Awards are now open for entries. The Premier's Design Awards celebrate and reward both designers and clients for excellence in the development and use of design and design-led innovation.
Greenspace Rebrands Wilkinson Eyre
Greenspace has recently completed the design of a new brand identity and website for Wilkinson Eyre Architects.
Autodesk Exchange Apps Store Reaches 1 Million Downloads
Autodesk Exchange Apps, a web-based design and engineering app store created for the Autodesk community, reached its one-millionth app milestone this week with a customer download of the coolOrange threadModeler for Autodesk Inventor.
Ze World's Next Best 3D CAD Artist
FourSplines will launch a worldwide 3D modeling competition on May 24, 2015. Open to all champions and 3D modeling enthusiasts, the event will be held in network across the world through live broadcast on NOMADLive.tv and in person at the premises of La Gare.
Postdigital Artisans: Craftmanship with a New Aesthetic in Fashion, Art, Design and Architecture
Frame has just released a book about a return to craft and tactility in the digital age, and how people are looking for more than touch screens in order to be touched.
3D Printshow New York
3D Printshow, to be held April 16-19, will bring the world's most disruptive technology back to New York City for four days of business, tech and creativity.
solidThinking Evolve 2015
solidThinking has today released solidThinking Evolve 2015, packed with features that make 3D concept creation and modeling faster, easier, and more realistic.
MoMu Museum Explorer
The Fashion Museum of Antwerp (MoMu) unveiled Momu Museum Explorer, an interactive wall to unlock the Museum's hidden treasures locked away in huge archives.
Adobe Comp CC for iPad
Adobe has just released Comp CC, a free iPad app that allows users to quickly layout design concepts for mobile, Web and print.
Strangers Linguistic Remix Generator
The Uprising Creative has recently created Strangers Linguistic Remix Generator, a groundbreaking interactive project to celebrate Modest Mouse's new album "Strangers to Ourselves."
3D Web Fest: Call for Entries
The 3D Web Fest is calling for designers, musicians, web developers and artists to submit their 3D Web projects for the 2015 event.
Autodesk Memento Now Available as Public Beta
Autodesk Memento, a new end-to-end solution for digitizing reality into high definition 3D, is available globally as a free public beta.
5th Annual Lovie Awards: Call for Entries
The 5th Annual Lovie Awards are now open for entries. The Lovie Awards honours the best in Websites, Online Advertising, Internet Video, Mobile & Apps and Social.
SEGD CX Customer Experiences Workshop in Las Vegas
SEGD's Customer Experience (CX) Workshop, happening March 10, 2015, during the Digital Signage Expo in Las Vegas, will ground designers, marketing and branding professionals, technology providers, and other creative professionals in the basics of customer experience (CX) design.
2015 SEGD Global Design Awards
The Society for Experiential Graphic Design has launched its 2015 Global Design Awards, including new Interactive Experience and Digital Experience Content categories that reflect the shifts that digital technology is creating in design for public spaces.