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.
PANTONE Color of the Year 2017: Greenery
PANTONE has revealed the 2017 Color of the Year, Greenery, a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade symbolizes new beginnings, evoking the first days of spring when natures greens revive, restore, and renew.
British Fashion: Google and BFC Launch Online Exhibition
Google and the British Fashion Council have launched an online exhibition to bring to life the creativity, heritage and craftsmanship of British fashion.
2017 Creative Conscience Awards
Creative Conscience, a not-for-profit organisation that aims to improve the communities in which we live and work and in turn help transform the wider world, has announced a call for entries for its 2017 Creative Conscience Awards. The Awards scheme accepts entries from around the world for all creative disciplines.
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.
International Design Awards 2017
The 10th 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.
Stone Island Prototype Research: Series 01
Stone Island has launched Prototype Research Series - a native limited edition project - featuring garments in fabrics and/or treatments born from research and experimentation processes that have not yet been industrialized.
Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017
The application phase for the 2017 Red Dot Award: Product Design will begin on October 24. The award offers winners the opportunity to demonstrate their design ability on an international stage.
MUJI Unveils Reclaimed Wool Collection
MUJI recently unveiled its new Reclaimed Wool Collection. For this collection, MUJI worked with textile designer and MUJI advisory board member, Reiko Sudo, in adopting the 100 year old process of restoring high quality Japanese wool from vintage garments by washing, cutting and reworking the clothing into wool thread which is then used to create the new collection.
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.
PANTONE Studio: New App Brings Insta-Ready Color & Inspiration to Your Device
Pantone has today launched a brand new digital app that brings color and inspiration to your device. PANTONE Studio lets users capture colors that inspire them in everyday life and convert them into palettes and digital artwork ready for social sharing, all in one on-the-go platform.
Melissa Shoes FW16 Dance Machine: The X-Boot
Melissa Shoes has unveiled X-Boot, a low rise ankle boot featuring sleek cut-out design and minimalist silhouette.
East of the Sun and West of the Moon Inspires Lagerfeld's Legends and Fairy Tales Collection
In Fendi's 90th anniversary tour-de-force at the Trevi Fountain, Karl Lagerfeld's "Legends and Fairy Tales" collection included several designs drawn directly from TASCHEN's recent reprint of East of the Sun, West of the Moon, illustrated by Kay Nielsen.
Sonic Union and Blackrose Evoke the Spirit of Modern Rebellion for Adidas Y-3
Sonic Union mixer Brian Goodheart teamed up with director Robert Broadhurst to bring the edgy aesthetic of the Autumn/Winter 2016 collection for Adidas Y-3 to visceral life in an intense new campaign video from the Blackrose.
Fashion Positive Launches Materials Collection
An initiative of the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, Fashion Positive has just launched a new digital materials library to help connect fashion designers with certified materials suitable for circular design.
X-CAT DISC Designed by Designworks
Designworks and Puma have unveiled X-CAT DISC, an innovative new shoe inspired by the BMW GINA Light Visionary Model: a concept car with a seamless, flexible, fabric outer shell stretched over a movable substructure, whose functions were only enabled when actually needed.
Fun Factory Introduces a Special Edition Bag Designed by Karim Rashid
Fun Factory has unveiled an exclusive, limited-edition bag created with Karim Rashid.
KUR Collection FW16: Dark Romance
KUR Collection has just launched its FW16 collection, Dark Romance. The ethically produced designs are created for the authentic, modern woman who loves to stand out.
Nike 2016 Sport Sunglasses
Nike Vision, Nike's line of performance, lifestyle and optical eyewear, recently unveiled the 2016 Running Collection of sunglasses.
adidas x Parley: Shoes Made From Ocean Plastic
adidas has released a limited edition running shoe made from Parley Ocean Plastic, which is collected in coastal areas in the Maldives, and includes illegal deep-sea gillnets retrieved by Parley for the Oceans' partner organization Sea Shepherd.
adidas Futurecraft Footwear Design Master Class
adidas Futurecraft Master Class is a hands-on, four-week, intensive footwear design master class to introduce aspiring designers to the art of adidas footwear design and making.
BASF Design Competition 2016 Design it. Love it. Live it.
BASF and designfabrik have launched a design competition that invites creative minds across Asia Pacific to draw inspiration from their materials and submit innovative design ideas that address the complex challenges and opportunities of urban living.
Winners of the 17th Annual National Design Awards
Cooper Hewitt has announced the winners of the 2016 National Design Awards. The accolade recognizes excellence and innovation across a variety of disciplines in 11 categories.
International Design Awards 2016
The final deadline for the 2016 International Design Awards is April 30. Set to recognize outstanding talent, IDA's mission is to encourage creativity and innovation across all design fields, including fashion, graphic, interior design, architecture and product design.
David Meister Spring & Resort 2016 Collection
David Meister has unveiled his Spring & Resort 2016 collection. With luxurious cocktail and evening dresses, featuring a mix of floral prints, soft lines, and bold graphics, this season's collection is diverse and ready to wear for any occasion.
H&M Conscious Exclusive 2016
H&M has unveiled its 2016 Conscious Exclusive Collection. The collection effortlessly merges a sense of history with modernity.
2016 Clio Awards
The 2016 CLIO Awards, esteemed international awards competition for the creative business, is now open for entries.
Scottish Designers Launch Zero Waste Couture Collections
Two Scottish designers have transformed unwanted clothing donated to the charity into striking high-fashion collections challenging perceptions of textile waste.
Issey Miyake Monograph by Kazuko Koike
In 1983, Japanese designer Issey Miyake told The New Yorker that he aspired "to forge ahead, to break the mold." With the boundary-defying fashion lines that followed, he not only broke molds, but recast clothing altogether.
Nike Unveils HyperAdapt 1.0
Nike has today unveiled HyperAdapt 1.0, featuring the future of sport-informed adaptive lacing.
Design Talent 2016
The 7th Design Talent international competition is now open for entries. The competition is open to designers under 30 years of age.
Different is Beautiful: Oilily's Catwalk Show at Amsterdam Fashion Week
Oilily presented its Women's Fashion 2016 Winter Collection on Amsterdam Fashion Week's catwalk last week.
Herschel Supply Spring 2016 Classics Collection
Herschel Supply has released its Spring 2016 Classics Lookbook. Premium finishes and evocative materials like vibrant woven straw, ballistic fabric, innovative self-healing ripstop and lustrous nylon adorn this extensive Spring offering.
United Nude Stealth Silicon Watch Collection
United Nude has launched the Stealth watch collection, offering two designs in multiple color options.
Ipanema with STARCK
Ipanema has partnered with Philippe Starck for Ipanema with STARCK, a Spring/Summer 2016 collection that reimagines footwear.
NikeLab x Stone Island Windrunner
NikeLab, in partnership with Stone Island, created a unique interpretation of it's foremost apparel icon, to celebrate the beginning of "The Year of Windrunner." The Nike Windrunner was born during a time of firsts.
TAG Heuer Monaco Calibre 11
TAG Heuer has today reissued Monaco Calibre 11, the first square, water-resistant automatic chronograph watch in the history of Swiss watchmaking.
Mellerio Creates a Jewel for Lancôme
To celebrate the 80th anniversary of Lancôme's creation by Armand Petitjean, the brand asked Mellerio to create a jewel, which will adorn the 80 flasks of the limited collection "La Vie est belle l'Extrait de Parfum."
FASH European Fashion Award 2016
There's only one week left to enter the 2016 FASH European Fashion Award. The contest is open to design students of all disciplines, but especially from the fashion and textile design areas.
Pantone Launches Color on Color Campaign
Pantone, in partnership with Base Design, launched "Color on Color" campaign to announce 210 new color additions to their fashion, home furnishings and interior design color palette.
Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion
In fall 2015, the High Museum of Art will become the first U.S. museum to present a major exhibition of work by visionary Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen, a cutting-edge artist inspired by diverse influences in the arts, sciences, music and philosophy.
3D Printed Mojito Shoe by Julian Hakes
Julian Hakes, tired of repetitive shoe designs, was inspired to create a new type of shoe structure after observing how footprints appear in the sand.
Behind Collections: Graphic Design and Promotion for Fashion Brands.
The fashion industry has always been a co-existing world for influential figures and fresh young talent, where these two sides relentlessly run into each other with their vision and talent.
Moleskine Releases New Art & Photo Book on Legendary Designer Vivienne Westwood
Moleskine has released Vivienne Westwood Fashion Unfolds, a new book chronicling the creative process of the legendary fashion designer behind such iconic pieces as the Anarchy Shirt and the Buffalo Hat immortalized by Pharrell Williams.
H&M Lookbook Autumn/Winter Men 2015
H&M has unveiled its Autumn/Winter 2015 collection for men. Silhouette and fabrics are the focus for men at H&M for AW15, with an emphasis on coats, jackets and knitwear both fine and textured.
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.
Ann Taylor Spring Summer 2015 Collection
Ann Taylor has recently unveiled its Spring/Summer 2015 collection. Inspired by stylish women on the street, the collection features what will be spring's hottest trends such as polka dots, refined stripes, florals, and mesh.
2015 FN Platform Challenge
PENSOLE and FN Platform have launched the 2015 FN Platform Challenge, a hands-on, four-week, intensive footwear design master class to identify and introduce aspiring designers globally to the art of footwear design.
H&M Studio AW15 The Paris Fashion Show
Sport and futurism were the themes at the H&M Studio show for autumn/winter 2015, held at the Grand Palais in Paris. H&M Studio is H&M's limited-edition collection of key seasonal pieces, with its own dedicated design team.
Pantone Fashion Color Report Fall 2015
Pantone has released the Fall 2015 Fashion Color Report. The report offers a comprehensive overview of designers' use of color in their upcoming collections.