Graphic Design News
AIGA Announces 2017's 50 Best Books and Covers
AIGA and Design Observer have announced the results of the 2017 "50 Books | 50 Covers" competition.
Fontsmith Launches The Library Book
Fontsmith has released 'The Library Book,' a definitive guide to the foundry's library of over 500 fonts, detailing each character set and bringing each font's personality to life.
Toronto SEGD Speaker Series: PLAY
On October 4th, Toronto chapter of the Society for Experiential Graphic Design will host studio members from aftermodern.Lab (Toronto/Calgary), Float4 (Montreal/New York) and Reich+Petch International (Toronto) as they dive deep to explore the role of PLAY in their work; from inspiration and ideation through process and outcomes.
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.
Green Good Design Awards 2019
The 2019 Green Good Design Awards are now open for submissions. The competition's goal is to bestow international recognition to those outstanding individuals, companies, organizations, governments, and institutions - together with their products, services, programs, ideas, and concepts-that have forwarded exceptional thinking and inspired greater progress toward a more healthier and more sustainable universe.
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.
McCann London and D&AD New Blood Shift Launch the Ultimate Unbiased Recruitment Tool
McCann London has teamed up with D&AD New Blood Shift to launch Kkaptionn: the comic book with no words. The comic was created to smash all bias and advocate true Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace.
As, Not For: Exhibition at MICA Highlights African American Graphic Designers
'As, Not For,' on view at the Maryland Institute College of Art's Brown Center through September 22, presents an incomplete historical survey of work created by African-American graphic designers over the last century.
Communication Arts Publishes Design Annual 59
Communication Arts has published the results of its 59th annual design competition. Of the 3,894 entries, only 130 were selected by a jury of respected creative professionals, representing the work of designers, art directors, design firms, agencies, publishers and in-house creative departments.
Letterform Archive Launches Morla : Design on Kickstarter
Award-winning contemporary designer Jennifer Morla teamed up with Letterform Archive to create Morla : Design, a monograph dedicated to her prestigious 40 year career.
SEGD Xlab 2018: The Future of Storytelling
The Society for Experiential Graphic Design's eighth-annual digital experiential design gathering, Xlab, will be held in Brooklyn for the first time-at the BRIC arts and media center.
OFFF TLV 2018
OFFF TLV, the second annual international visual design festival, will take place October 14-15 at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art.
WE DISSENT... Design of the Women's Movement in New York
"WE DISSENT... Design of the Women's Movement in New York," on view at the Cooper Union from October 2, looks at more than 150 years of feminist artifacts and printed matter from a variety of feminist and radical artists and collectives such as the Heterodoxy Club, Redstockings, the Guerrilla Girls, and more. The exhibition features more than 200 artifacts by women artists rarely seen and shown in order to reconsider the contributions of women to social unity and justice.
Winners of Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2018 Announced
Red Dot has announced the winners of its 2018 Communication Design Award. This year, designers, agencies and companies from 45 countries entered the competition and handed in a total of 8,610 works.
Designers Raising Awareness for Invisible Disabilities by Reimagining International Symbol of Access
Visability 93 has released an icon font to inspire the design community to invent a universal symbol that represents all people with disabilities, visible or invisible - not just wheelchair users.
Making Policy Public 2018: Call for Applications
The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) is looking for talented designers to partner on the 2018 issues of Making Policy Public.
Carter Wong Delivers Brand Identity for Nomadic Kefirs
Carter Wong has created new brand identity and packaging design for Nomadic's newly launched range of Kefir drinks.
Letters as Symbols: Paul Ibou's Unseen Logo Archive
Letters As Symbols, launched on Kickstarter, is based on Belgian graphic design pioneer Paul Ibou's collection of an unseen archive of logos designed by the leading designers of the 60s until the 80s.
Indigo Design Award 2019
The 2nd Indigo Design Award is now open for entries. Indigo is open to conceptual and completed designs that are five years old or less.
D&AD Announces 2018 New Blood Award Winners
D&AD has revealed the winners of the 2018 New Blood Awards. The Awards offer a platform for students and other new creatives to showcase their talents on real briefs, set by real clients.
Studio Blackburn Creates Brand Identity for London Development The Fisheries
Studio Blackburn has designed a new brand identity for The Fisheries, a residential and working space in London Fields.
DesignThinkers Toronto 2018
DesignThinkers Toronto 2018, a must-attend event for forward-thinking communications design professionals, will be held October 24-25 at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts & St. Lawrence Centre.
COLLINS Partners with Ogilvy to Redefine the Company's Brand Experience
Last month, Ogilvy announced its rebranding, complete with new visual identity, logo, and organizational design.
D&AD Launches New Blood Shift 2018
D&AD is calling for applications for its free night school in London for young people without further education to get into the creative industries. Shift London, now in its third year, aims to stimulate creative excellence by nurturing young creatives and working towards a fairer, more diverse industry.
Torino Graphic Days 3
The third international Torino Graphic Days, an international festival dedicated to visual communication, will be held October 11-14 in Turin. Four days of workshops, talks, performances, exhibitions and a market fair will bring to Turin the best of the visual design field.
Camp + King Rebrands Del Taco
Camp + King recently updated the visual identity of Del Taco to give it a more unique and contemporary look. The clean, bold, silk-screened aesthetic uses a splash of spot color.
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.
Oppo Expresses 'Good Temptation' with Redesign by Path
Path has redesigned the identity for Oppo, a premium range of healthy ice creams. The refreshed new look will support the brand's expansion into the mainstream and its extension into ready-to-eat desserts.
Formist Designs Gemma Smith's Found Ground
Formist has unveiled the first comprehensive survey of Gemma Smith's celebrated practice, Found Ground. A luscious 176 page hardcover volume featuring work from throughout Smith's career.
IDA Announces Winners of 11th Annual Design Competition
The International Design Awards (IDA) has announced the winners of its 11th Annual Design Competition.