PENSOLE Academy Launches L.E.A.D. by Design
PENSOLE Academy has today launched L.E.A.D. (Leaders Emerge After Direction) by Design, a new program partnering with historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) to introduce students of color to footwear and functional apparel product-creation careers and provide the industry with a more diverse talent base.
Good Design Awards 2020
Good Design Australia is calling for Australian and international entries to the 2020 Good Design Awards. The annual Awards recognizes and celebrates excellence in cutting edge design and breakthrough innovation.
Ross Lovegrove Designs 2019 British Fashion Awards Trophy
The British Fashion Council and Swarovski commissioned Ross Lovegrove to design this year's Fashion Awards trophy.
Pantone's 2020 Color of the Year is Classic Blue
Pantone has announced Classic Blue as the 2020 Color of the Year. PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue, a timeless and enduring blue hue, instills calm, confidence, and connection.
Vollebak Debuts Deep Sleep Cocoon Jacket
Vollebak has debuted 'Deep Sleep Cocoon,' a 'self-contained microhabitat' designed to help you sleep anywhere.
'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.
Submissions Open for 2019 World Sneaker Championship
Submissions are now open for the 2019 World Sneaker Championship (WSC), which challenges aspiring designers to compete for the opportunity to have their work produced and sold globally, in addition to $10,000 in cash and other prizes.
SHOW OFF: Austrian Fashion Design at MAK
MAK has announced 'SHOW OFF: Austrian Fashion Design,' a comprehensive major exhibition on contemporary fashion designed/made in Austria.
2020 World of WearableArt Awards Competition
The World of WearableArt Awards is an internationally renowned wearable art competition that, each year, attracts entries from over 40 countries around the world. The Competition offers designers an opportunity to create the unimaginable, and defy creative expectations.
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.
Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report for Spring/Summer 2020 New York Fashion Week
Pantone has released the 2020 edition of Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report Spring/Summer for New York Fashion Week.
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.
DesignMarch, Iceland's annual design festival organized by Iceland Design Center, will take place for the twelfth time on March 25-29, 2020, transforming the most northerly capital in the world into one big venue for design.
Global Talents at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia: Call for Designers
The 2019 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia will be held October 15-19 in Moscow. During the event, as part of its main catwalk program, Russian Fashion Council will hold its second Global Talents show.
GRAY Awards 2019
The third annual GRAY Awards, the Northwest's only cross-disciplinary, regionally focused design awards program, is now open for submissions. The Awards is the first program to celebrate design exclusively from Washington, Oregon and British Columbia and will recognize the 'Best Of' across 10 categories including interiors, architecture, fashion, and design.
Green Product Award 2020
The seventh Green Product Award is now open for submissions. The Award offers a platform for established companies, start-ups & students who are distinguished by their products and services in terms of design, innovation, and sustainability and who want to present themselves on the German market.
Dainese Launches Smart Jacket
Dainese recently launched its new D-air Smart Jacket, which can be worn underneath or atop any garment, and works for any type of road & riding style, available for both men and women.
Second African American Footwear Forum to Be Held on August in Portland
Pensole and the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA) have announced the second African American Footwear Forum (AAFF), a global forum for discussing issues and opportunities and providing a venue to make connections in the footwear industry for people of color. The event will be held on Saturday, August 10 at the Portland Art Museum.
Stone Island Debuts Icon Imagery Collection AW19-20
Stone Island has debuted its Icon Imagery collection for Autumn/Winter 2019/2020. The new colorful collection consists of windbreakers, pullover anoraks, parkas and bomber jackets.
FASHIONCLASH Festival 2019
The 11th edition of the international and interdisciplinary FASHIONCLASH Festival (FCF) will be held in Maastricht on November 1-3.
Fashinnovation 2019: Summer Edition
The 3rd edition of Fashinnovation will take place on September 4th, 2019, in New York City. The day will consist of Panel Talks by the changemakers in the Fashion/Technology & Entrepreneurship industries, Activations, Fashion Shows, Live Performance, Red Carpet Interviews and much more.
Young Guns 17: Call for Entries
The One Club for Creativity is calling for entries for Young Guns 17, the industry's only global, cross-disciplinary, portfolio-based awards competition that identifies and celebrates today's vanguard of creatives age 30 and under.
D'Wayne Edwards Receives Honorary Degree from ArtCenter College of Design
D'Wayne Edwards will receive an honorary degree from ArtCenter College of Design and deliver a keynote address at the spring graduation ceremony Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10 a.m. at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.
nendo Designs Katachi Collection for Longchamp
nendo has designed a new collection of handbags for Longchamp. The design of the new Katachi Collection is originated from the same basic concept of Longchamp's iconic 'Le Pliage' bag collection and introduces three new shapes of a cube, a cone, and a flat circle.
IED Barcelona 2019 Scholarship Contest
The Istituto Europeo di Design - IED Barcelona invites students from all over the world to participate in its 2019 Scholarship Contest.
Beazley Designs of the Year 2019: Public Nominations Now Open
To mark its 30th anniversary, the Design Museum is asking public to help with the Beazley Designs of the Year selection process by nominating their favorite designs from the past twelve months.
Agents of Change: Abrima Erwiah with Studio 189
The IIDA NY will host Abrima Erwiah with Studio 189 as part of the organization's 'Agents of Change: Pioneering Design 2019' series.
Le Grand Prix du Carré Hermès: Scarf Design Competition
Hermès has launched an international scarf design competition, open to designers, artists, and illustrators. Hermès will purchase the competition winners' designs for reproduction in one of its future collections.
String Theory Launches Supersymmetry
String Theory has launched an innovative, interactive project called Supersymmetry. The online textile design platform allows users to design hyper-personalized scarves that can be divided in two and shared with a loved one.
17th Dutch Design Awards Now Open for Entries
Entries are now open for the 17th Dutch Design Awards, inviting Netherlands' designers to submit their best work.