RNIB Creates Accessible Pregnancy Test Prototype to Raise Awareness of Accessible Design
The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) has unveiled the first accessible pregnancy test prototype that allows women with sight loss to know their results privately for the first time.
IDC Develops User-Focused Massage Gun for XFT
IDC has developed a new percussive massage gun for Chinese medical company XFT. The XFT-2020A was designed to take on market leaders with an improved design and attractive price point.
Lexus Design Award 2021
The applications are now open for the Lexus Design Award 2021, a global platform to support and nurture the next generation of creators. The award seeks to foster the growth of ideas that contribute to society by supporting designers and creators whose works can help to shape a better future.
eVolo 2021 Skyscraper Competition
eVolo Magazine is inviting architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe to take part in the 2021 Skyscraper Competition. Established in 2006, the annual competition is one of the world's most prestigious awards for high-rise architecture.
IDC Develops Defibrillator Training Device
IDC has developed an AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) training device to support the training of first-aid workers.
James Dyson Award 2020
The 2020 James Dyson Award, an international design award that celebrates, encourages and inspires the next generation of design engineers, is now open for submissions. The competition is open to current and recent design engineering students, and is run by the James Dyson Foundation.
Kjellander Sjöberg Wins Competition to Design New Bridge in Malmö
Kjellander Sjöberg, in collaboration with the London-based bridge engineer Ian Firth and Sweco Civil, won the competition for a new bridge in Malmö.
Built by Women: Los Angeles 2020
The Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation (BWAF) has announced a selection of 56 projects from women-led architecture, landscape, engineering and construction firms in the Los Angeles area to be showcased at the annual Built by Women exhibit, opening May 15 at the A+D Museum.
Cool Abu Dhabi Challenge
The Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT) of Abu Dhabi has launched a global creative ideas competition to improve outdoor thermal comfort in public spaces by mitigating the impact of the Urban Heat Island Effect in the city.
Moxon Architects Wins Design Competition for Sustainable Timber Bridge for Balingen
Moxon Architects has won an invited competition for a pedestrian and cycle bridge for the town of Balingen in southern Germany.
FUTURE Designs Wins Lux Award for Crossrail Lighting
FUTURE Designs won the 'Industrial and Transport Lighting Project of the Year' at the 2019 Lux Awards for its bespoke lighting solution, IKON, for Crossrail, Europe's largest infrastructure project.
Lotus Engineering Designs New Track Bike for Great Britain Cycling Team
Lotus Engineering and Hope Technology recently collaborated to create an innovative new track bike designed and engineered to deliver outstanding performance.
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.
UK's National Railway Museum Launches Design Competition for New Central Hall
The National Railway Museum has launched a two-stage competition for a new centerpiece building for York museum, which aims to become the 'World's Railway Museum' by 2025.
Lexus Design Award 2020
The 2020 Lexus Design Award is now open for submissions. Entrants from around the world are invited to submit design concept ideas that capture the three key principles of the Lexus brand - Anticipate, Innovate and Captivate - and how they help meet the needs of both individuals and society.
Lille Langebro by WilkinsonEyre
WilkinsonEyre recently completed 'Lille Langebro' cycle and pedestrian bridge across Copenhagen's Inner Harbour.
eVolo 2020 Skyscraper Competition
eVolo Magazine is inviting architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe to take part in the 2020 Skyscraper Competition. Established in 2006, the annual competition is one of the world's most prestigious awards for high-rise architecture.
Autodesk and MakerBot Launch Fusion 360 Design Challenge
MakerBot and Autodesk have launched a design challenge that asks entrants to create a wearable that keeps someone safe while commuting; a desktop notification device; or an office desk organizer for compact workspaces.
Sandvik Creates Smash-proof, 3D Printed Guitar
Sandvik has created a smash-proof, 3D printed guitar, then challenged rock legend Yngwie Malmsteen to smash it.
5th Additive World Design for AM Challenge
Additive Industries has launched its fifth edition of the Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge. Competing in two categories, both professionals and students are encouraged to redesign an existing conventional part of a machine or product for 3D printing.
IDC Develops World's First Web-Browsing Robot
IDC has developed a robot who can type at a computer using fingers like a human for the purpose of demonstrating Garrison's cyber security.
Woods Bagot's Curvy Kiosks Arrive at the New South Street Seaport
Woods Bagot recently designed two kiosk for the South Street Seaport's newly-completed Riverdeck.
BAMB Reversible Design Competition
Buildings As Material Banks (BAMB) is inviting students of architecture and engineering from all EU universities to participate in the 'Reversible Design Competition.'
Create the Future Design Contest 2018
The 2018 Create the Future Design Contest is now open for submissions. The annual contest brings together engineers, entrepreneurs, and students to find solutions that benefit society and the economy.
3D Hubs Student Grant 2018
3D Hubs has launched a call for submissions for its 2018 Student Grant. The brief is simple: show us your use of 3D printing in your architecture project.
Brooks + Scarpa Completes Angle Lake Transit Station and Plaza in Seattle, Washington
Brooks + Scarpa has completed the LEED Gold Angle Lake Transit Station and Plaza in Seattle, Washington.
Paul Cocksedge Studio Designs Canopy for World's Largest Botanic Garden
Paul Cocksedge Studio recently partnered with Arup to create a 33m-long sculptural shade for the Oman Botanic Garden - designed with Grimshaw Architects and set to be the one of the world's largest garden botanic gardens.
LUMA Blueprint 2018
Entries are now open for the 2018 LUMA Blueprint competition. The competition is open for entries by anyone with an idea they think will make people's life better with few limitations beyond that.
Model Solution Enables Development of Canine Prosthetics
Model Solution is supporting the design and development of the Echo prosthetic leg, created specifically for canines.
Converge Europe 2017: Explore the Intersection of Design and Technology
solidThinking has announced that the 2017 European Converge conference will take place October 17 at the SANAA building in Essen Germany. The conference will bring together industrial designers, design engineers, architects, and others active in product creation to explore the growing creative middle ground shared by both designers and engineers.