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 in June 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.
Porsche Design and PUMA Launch Lifestyle and Performance Wear for City Streets
Porsche Design and PUMA have launched a new high-end sportswear collection. The timeless, technically inspired design and premium know-how from Porsche Design combines with PUMA's sports expertise to create the perfect synergy, as can be seen in the collection in the form of innovative cushioning systems for sports shoes, ultra-light materials and taped seams.
2019 Good Design Awards
The 2019 Good Design Awards are now open for entries. The Awards recognize and celebrate excellence in cutting edge design and breakthrough innovation.
7019 Stone Island Shadow Project Spring Summer 09
Stone Island has unveiled the 2019 Spring Summer Shadow Project 7019. The collection features new methods of interaction between wearer and garment; designed to adapt and harmonize with personal and environmental circumstance.
The 2nd edition of Fashinnovation will take place this upcoming Wednesday - February 13th, 2019 - at the Tribeca Rooftop. The event will present 40+ speakers including: Vice President of Levi's, Vice President of Google, CEO of Havaianas, UN Global Compact, Ryan Leslie, Co-Founder of EBY and many others.
Seattle Style: Fashion/Function at MOHAI
Seattle Style: Fashion/Function, on view at the Seattle's Museum of History & Industry from May 4 to October 14, highlights how elegance and practicality co-existed and converged in Seattle wardrobes, providing new insights into local clothing, ranging from couture to grunge aesthetics to street fashion.
Green Product Award 2019
The sixth Green Product Award is now open for submissions. The Award offers a platform for manufacturers, design studios and agencies that are distinguished by their products and services in terms of design, innovation and sustainability and who want to present themselves on the German market.
New Balance Kicks off Expanded Program with Pensole
PENSOLE Design Academy has announced PENSOLE Co-Op, a three-week master class, to be held January 28 - February 15, 2019 at New Balance's Design and Development Facility in Lawrence, Massachusetts.
Design Museum Named Counter Investigations by Forensic Architecture Best Design of 2018
Counter Investigations, an exhibition of work by Forensic Architecture, has been named the 2018 Beazley Design of the Year by the Design Museum.
Modern National Costume: Find Your Inner North
Nordic Design Society has launched a design competition to seek fresh and modern ideas about traditional costumes or meaningful national elements. The competition is open to designers, artists, students, and innovators.
RM Istituto Moda e Design Scholarship: Call for Applications
RM Istituto Moda e Design is celebrating its first birthday by offering 100 scholarships for its International Masters in Design and Fashion program. It has allocated 500.000 euros in scholarships for the Masters that start in February and November 2019.
The One Club for Creativity Announces Young Guns 16 Winners
The One Club for Creativity has announced the winners of the 16th Young Guns, the industry's only global, cross-disciplinary, portfolio-based awards competition that identifies and celebrates today's vanguard of young creatives age 30 and under.
2019 World of WearableArt Awards
Submissions are now open for the 2019 World of WearableArt Awards. This internationally renowned design competition attracts entries from over 40 countries each year. Anything that is wearable art can find a place on the stage, as long as it is original, innovative and well executed.
2019 Susan Beech Mid-Career Grant
Art Jewelry Forum (AJF) is calling for applications for the 2019 Susan Beech Mid-Career Grant. Established by San Francisco-based jewelry collector Susan Beech, the objective of this $20,000 grant is to recognize a mid-career artist who has made a substantial contribution to the field of art jewelry, and to provide the resources for the development and implementation of a significant jewelry-related project that the artist would not otherwise have the means to undertake.
INDEX: Award 2019
INDEX: Award 2019 is now open for submissions. Established in 2005, the Award celebrates designs that seek to change the world for the better.
Stone Island Shadow Project 10th Anniversary Installations
Ken Tonio Yamamoto and Nina Heydorn have created four installations for Stone Island's flagship stores to celebrate the anniversary of Stone Island Shadow Project.
ITSLIQUID International Contest 2018
The 6th ITSLIQUID International Contest is now open for submissions and offers artists, architects, designers the chance to win 100,000 Euros.
Repair and Design Futures Exhibition at RISD Museum
Repair, a humble act born of necessity, expresses resistance to the unmaking of our world and the environment. Repair and Design Futures, on view at the RISD Museum through September 30, 2019, investigates mending as material intervention, metaphor, and call to action.
ADC Launches 98th Annual Awards
The 98th ADC Annual Awards is now open for entries. The Awards honors impeccable artistry and craftsmanship in advertising and design.
Design Museum Announces Beazley Designs of the Year Nominations
The Design Museum has revealed the 87 nominees for the eleventh Beazley Designs of the Year exhibition and awards.
The Young Guns 16 Finalists Announced
The One Club has revealed the finalists for its 16th Young Guns, the industry's only global, cross-disciplinary, portfolio-based awards competition that identifies and celebrates today's vanguard of young creatives age 30 and under.
Fashinnovation: Where Fashion & Technology Connect
Fashinnovation: Where Fashion & Technology Connect will be held at New York Fashion Week on September 12th, 2018. The event will bring together an eclectic mix of entrepreneurs & thought leaders, in the fashion & tech industries, for a full day of thought provoking conversations via panels - exuding knowledge and inspiration.
TID Watches x Clara von Zweigbergk
TID Watches recently collaborated with renowned designer Clara von Zweigbergk to release an exclusive, limited-edition watch collection using a progressive knitting technique.
SBID Launches New Student Competition: Designed for Business
The Society of British & International Design (SBID) has launched 'Designed for Business,' a new national competition for creative students and graduates across Interior Design, Product Design, Fashion and Art.
Consortium Opens First Concept Store in NYC
Consortium has opened its first concept store in New York City at 60 Grand Street. The pop-up will be open 11 am to 8 pm daily through August 31st and will feature unique shopping experiences for men and women offering made to order denim, shirts, watches, bags, accessories, fragrances and more.
International Design Awards Launches 12th Annual Global Design Competition
The International Design Awards (IDA) is calling designers and architects from around the world to submit their most innovative designs to its 12th annual design competition. The competition is open to architects, interior designers, product designers, graphic designers and fashion designers.
Fabulous Fashion: From Dior's New Look to Now
Featuring over seven decades of feminine fashion, from haute couture and ready-to-wear garments to accessories, 'Fabulous Fashion: From Dior's New Look to Now' will present masterworks from the Philadelphia Museum of Art's collection.
Fueling the Future of Footwear Design Competition
Pensole, in collaboration with Foot Locker, has launched the 2018 edition of 'Fueling the Future of Footwear,' a hands-on, intensive design competition created to discover and develop the future of the footwear industry.
Moleskine Launches Nomad Collection
Moleskine has launched its latest bag range, the Nomad Collection by Gabriele Pezzini. Encompassing some of the distinguishing features of the legendary Moleskine notebook, like the signature 'in case of loss' label and rounded edges, the collection is perfect for those who like to venture out and explore.
Young Guns 16: Call for Entries
Young Guns 16, the industry's only global, cross-disciplinary, portfolio-based awards competition that identifies and celebrates today's vanguard of young creatives age 30 and under, is now open for submissions.
Innovative New App Provides Boost in Drive for Sustainable Fashion
reGAIN, the UK's first app for the recycling of unwanted clothing, is now available. The app helps consumers turn unwanted clothes into discount coupons for leading retailers in the UK, helping to divert tonnes of unwanted clothing from going to landfill.
Porsche Design Releases Special 40Y Limited Edition of Iconic P'8478 Sunglasses
In 1978, Porsche Design made history with the P'8478 sunglasses, revolutionizing the market as the first sunglasses in the world with replaceable lenses.
2018 DFA Design for Asia Awards
The 2018 DFA Design for Asia Awards is now open for submissions. Organized by Hong Kong Design Centre, this competition has been an influential platform in underpinning designers' contribution and acknowledging the positive impact of user-centric designs in Asia.
Pierre Cardin: Pursuit of the Future
On view at the SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film through September 30, this major retrospective exhibition features the designs of the legendary fashion futurist Pierre Cardin. A revolutionary force in the fashion industry for seven decades, the indomitable 95-year-old designer continues at the helm of his creative enterprises and has earned numerous accolades for his contributions to fashion and humanitarian causes.
China Good Design 2018
The 2018 China Good Design is now open for submissions from designers and manufacturers from all over the globe. Now in its 4th year, the aim of the competition is to make high-quality products manufactured by international companies visible to the Chinese market and recognize their quality.
Zara to Launch Augmented Reality App
Zara will launch Zara AR, an augmented reality app geared to its Studio Collection, on April 18 across 120 flagship stores around the world.
HEX Unveils Spring 2018 Collection
HEX has unveiled its new Spring 2018 collection of bags, backpacks, and phone cases. New fabrics in the collection include crinkle poly, coated denim, and re-visioned camo.
2018 World Sneaker Championship
Pensole, in partnership with Foot Locker, has launched the 2018 World Sneaker Championship (WSC). The global competition, now in its fourth year, is an online, single-elimination, all-or-nothing tournament, with a grand prize comprising $20,000 in cash, scholarships to Pensole, and products from Wacom. A limited quantity of the winning design will be produced and sold at Foot Locker outlets globally.
Azzedine Alaïa: The Couturier
On view at the Design Museum from May 10 to October 7, Azzedine Alaïa: The Couturier explores the late designer's unique creative talent and the timeless beauty of his work.
HEX x Peanuts for Nordstrom
HEX has unveiled its new Peanuts Capsule for Nordstrom. The capsule consists of a Backpack, Waist Pack, Dopp Kit, and iPhone Case and are outfitted in a Peanuts print combined with HEX's #DeviceReady features.
Mission Workshop Unveils Stryman Ultralight
Mission Workshop has unveiled the Stryman Ultralight, their version the classic raincoat built using advanced performance fabrics and construction techniques.
Fashion Positive Launches Innovators Hub to Accelerate Circular Materials Development
The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute's Fashion Positive Initiative has launched the Innovators Hub, a resource center for the growing circular fashion movement.
KOCHÉ & The Woolmark Company Unveil 2018 Pre-Fall Collection
KOCHÉ recently unveiled its 2018 Pre-Fall collection in partnership with The Woolmark Company in New York City.
IDA International Design Awards 2018
The 11th annual International Design Awards (IDA) is now open for submissions. The competition is open to architects, interior designers, product designers, graphic designers and fashion designers.
Deep Blue Bag by Yves Behar Launches on Kickstarter
The Deep Blue Bag is a sustainably-sourced up-cycled urban adventure bag, designed by Yves Behar in collaboration with Mafia Bags.
The One Club for Creativity Announces Young Guns 15 Winners
The One Club for Creativity has today announced the winners of the global Young Guns 15, the industry's only international, cross-disciplinary, portfolio-based awards competition that identifies and celebrates today's vanguard of young creative professionals age 30 or younger.
Fashion Design Process Workshop at New York School of Design
The New York School of Design will host a hands-on Fashion Design Process Workshop on Wednesday November 8th from 6-8 pm. Led by renowned Creative Director David Leung - 20 year industry vet working for brands such as Versace, Joan & David, Magaschoni, Natori and more - the workshop will explore the fashion design process from concept development, research and experimentation process, and final presentation of the collection.
2017 Northern Design Festival: Material Matters
Ranging from internationally renowned designers to some of the UK's hottest emerging makers, this year's Northern Design Festival has nine exhibitions featuring work by more than 50 designers, plus a programme of special events, tours and talks from some of the world's leading creatives.
Green Room Creates Launch Campaign for ASICS JYUNI Collection
Green Room has created the launch campaign for ASICS's new limited premium, sports-fashion collection JYUNI.
2017 Victorian Premier's Design Awards
The 2017 Victorian Premier's Design Awards is now open for submissions. The annual awards program celebrates Victorian designers and businesses that use design to create better products, services, businesses and ultimately a better state of Victoria.
GRAY Launches First Regional Awards Program Focused on the Pacific Northwest
GRAY Magazine is calling for entries for the inaugural GRAY Awards - the region's first cross-disciplinary, regionally focused design awards program.
Accept & Proceed Creates Brand and Identity for Hansine
Accept & Proceed has created a new brand identity for Hansine, a new luxury fashion label launching this week in the UK.
Globe-Trotter Launches F1-Inspired Carbon Fibre Case
To mark its 120th Anniversary, Globe-Trotter has launched a new limited-edition 20" Carbon Fibre Trolley Case.
adidas Originals x Kvadrat Launch Stan Smiths
Kvadrat collaborated with adidas Originals on a new pair of Stan Smiths. Inspired by Copenhagen, the city where utilitarian design, Japanese aesthetic and modernist values collide, the new collaboration with Kvadrat and adidas creates a truly special edition take on the iconic Stan Smith silhouette.
PNCA/PENSOLE Design Intensive
Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA), in partnership with Pensole, has launched PNCA/PENSOLE Design Intensive - a new 15-credit, one semester program designed to ready students for careers in the footwear industry.
Young Guns 15: Call for Entries
Young Guns 15, the global competition that shines a spotlight on creative superstars 30 years of age and under, is now open for submissions. Once again, Young Guns is calling out to all creatives with at least two years of stellar professional work to enter.
Five Fashion Companies Join Fashion Positive Plus
H&M, Kering, Loomstate, Zero + Maria Cornejo and Eileen Fisher have joined the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute's Fashion Positive PLUS collaboration.
School of Visual Arts' Makers Market
The School of Visual Arts' Makers Market will be returning to the Metropolitan Pavilion, located at 125 West 18th Street, on Saturday, June 10, from 11:00am to 6:00pm.
Cooper Hewitt Announces 2017 National Design Award Winners
Cooper Hewitt has announced the winners of the 18th National Design Awards. The accolade recognizes design excellence & innovation in 11 categories, and aims to promote design as a vital humanistic tool in shaping the world.
Pensole Announces Footwear Design Summer Camps in China, Portugal, Canada and Portland￼
Pensole will hold four separate one-week footwear-design immersion classes, called Kicks Kamp, in Shanghai, China; Guimaraes, Portugal; Toronto, Canada; and at PENSOLE in Portland this summer.
2017 Innovation By Design Awards
The 2017 Innovation By Design Awards is open for submissions through May 4, 2017. The competition aims to honor the designers and businesses solving the problems of today and tomorrow.
Okayla Unveils SS17 Collection
Okayla has recently unveiled its SS17 collection, perfect for the on-the-go lifestyle of the active & urban girl.
Gap Launches 'Make Your Move' to Celebrate GapFit
Gap has teamed up with trainer Jonny Roxx and choreographer Tanisha Scott to create 'Make Your Move,' a celebration of the GapFit Spring & Summer collections, including the launch of GapFit Sculpt.
Moleskine x Bradley Theodore Capsule Collection
Renowned global street artist Bradley Theodore used Moleskine Classic Backpacks as the canvas for his irreverent art in an original Moleskine capsule collection inspired by the cities that have shaped him - from Turks and Caicos, New York City, Tokyo, London, Paris, Milan and beyond.
H&M Unveils 2017 Conscious Exclusive Collection
H&M has unveiled its 2017 Conscious Exclusive Collection. Every piece is made from sustainable materials, including BIONIC - a polyester made of plastics recycled from shoreline waste.
MPG Collection by Julianne Hough SS17
Julianne Hough has unveiled her SS17 MPG Collection. Designed by Hough, the active fashion collection offers an abundance of styles with modern silhouettes including high-neck sports bras, cropped tanks and hoodies, slouchy joggers, and capris with mesh paneling and sleek cut-out constructions.
MADWORKSHOP Announces Open Call for 2017 Fellowship Program
Madworkshop, a design incubator based in Los Angeles, has announced an open call for two design fellowships for 2017 addressing the theme of Emergency Architecture.
Refugee Shelter Named Best Design of 2016 by Design Museum
Better Shelter has been named the Beazley Design of the Year by Design Museum for its outstanding contribution towards the global issue of population displacement.
It's LIQUID Contest: 4th Edition
The fourth It's LIQUID Contest is now open for submissions. The contest offers a great opportunity for artists, architects and designers to present their works in galleries and art spaces in the most influential cities in the world.
adidas Soccer x Paul Pogba Collection
adidas and Paul Pogba have today unveiled the first adidas Soccer x Paul Pogba collection, a bespoke range of soccer and fashion products.
2017 Best in Design Competition
The 2017 Best in Design competition is now open for submissions. The international design award, formerly known as Design Talent, is one of the biggest contests in Central Europe.
Pensole Launches Master Class with Focus Primarily on Material Design Principles
Pensole has launched a hands-on, four-week, intensive design immersion program focused on material design principles.
Seymourpowell Creates Interactive Smart Mirror for Superdry's Berlin Flagship Store
Seymourpowell has created a new interactive 'smart mirror' for British lifestyle brand Superdry's new flagship store in Berlin, which allows customers to 'digitally' try on the brand's new range of winter apparel before purchasing.
Brooks England x Vault by Vans Collection
Brooks England has collaborated with Taka Hayahsi's Vault by Vans to create a unique collection of cycling saddles and footwear.
Adidas 3D Runner: First Commercial Drop of 3D Printed Running Shoes
Adidas will release a limited run of 3D printed runners through its adidas Confirmed app. The shoes will be available for pick-up at adidas NYC, and will also be available in London and Tokyo.