Industrial Design News
Globe and Cohda Launch The Deck Chair
A collaborative project between Australian Skateboard Brand GLOBE and Cohda, The Deck Chair is a design that uses manufacture processes and components, generally only seen in the board sports industry, to offer something truly unique to the furniture market.
LARQ Launches 'Bottle Movement' Collection
LARQ - the world's first self-cleaning reusable water bottle - has unveiled its newest iteration, 'LARQ Bottle Movement.'
Sandler Seating Unveils Aryn
Sandler Seating recently added Aryn to its Inclass collection. Aryn is a versatile range that exhibits a fresh, contemporary design ideal for both private and commercial settings.
Designs for Different Futures at Philadelphia Museum of Art
Designs for Different Futures, on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art from October 22 through March 8, will explore the challenges and opportunities that humans may face in the years and centuries ahead. Visitors will encounter lab-grown food, seaweed textiles, and ballet shoes made with sweat among a range of works that raise many questions, including about what technologies may hold for intimacy, identity, and citizenship.
Vitra Debuts Herringbone Collection
Vitra has debuted its Herringbone Collection. Created by the London-based design studio Raw-Edges, the new collection comprises a series of ceramic bowls and vases, wooden objects and cotton pillows.
Design Council Announced This Year's Spark Finalists
The Design Council has announced the finalists of the 2019 Spark program - a leading UK product support program and fund.
Sixth Annual ADDRESS Design Show Showcases 40 Designer/Makers
ADDRESS Design Show, a highly curated four-day event, showcased North America's finest designers and makers last weekend at Vancouver's Eastside Studios.
Elian Unveils E-Drive Cargobike
Elian Cycles has released its E-Drive Custom Cargobike. The cargobike is fitted with an ultra-silent direct drive motor, which gives you all the torque you need when taking off.
nendo Designs IoT Home Appliances for Kakao
nendo recently designed a collection of seven IoT home appliances for Kakao. The collection includes a humidifier, lamp, alarm clock, air cleaner, air sensor, scale and thermometer.
BOIR Studio Unveils SAL⊥
BOIR Studio has unveiled SAL⊥, a portable saltworks that lets users harvest their own natural sea salt.
Bang & Olufsen Launches New York City Inspired Beosound 1
Bang & Olufsen has launched Beosound 1 New York Edition, a special edition speaker inspired by NYC's iconic skyline.
Reducing the Inequity Gap: Designing for Affordability
One of the key challenges of this century is addressing rising levels of inequity around the world. We have seen great advancement in the longevity innovation space, but new products and services far too often only reach the wealthiest people in a society.
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.
BMW Unveils Concept 4
BMW has today unveiled Concept 4 - a future-focused interpretation of a modern BMW coupe, which combines a dynamically potent, emotionally engaging design with exclusivity and exceptional driving attributes.
Pininfarina Unveils The Goldenpass Express
Pininfarina has unveiled 'The Goldenpass Express,' a panoramic train designed for the MOB (Montreux Oberland Bernese) railway company.
Gaetano Pesce: Age of Contaminations at Friedman Benda
From October 24 through December 14, Friedman Benda will present a critical survey of the Italian architect, designer and visionary Gaetano Pesce, examining the pivotal period of his career from 1968 to 1992. Age of Contaminations will bring together rarely seen iconic works from key historic collections and groundbreaking early prototypes that have been assembled over the past decade.
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.
Tom Dixon Named Recipient of 2019 London Design Medal
London Design Festival has awarded Tom Dixon with the 2019 London Design Medal. The award is the highest accolade bestowed upon an individual who has distinguished themselves within the industry and demonstrated consistent design excellence.
Substance by Form&Seek at 2019 Detroit Month of Design
The Substance exhibition by Form&Seek will center around the processes of material exploration as a driving force of design. Much like the designers of the Bauhaus, Detroit designers are returning to craft-based practices in a post-industrial climate, finding ways of bridging the gap between machine-made and hand-made.
Modular Lighting Instruments Launches New, Modern Spotlight
Modular Lighting Instruments has launched Semih, a highly flexible LED fixture that can be specified in a number of commercial, hospitality, and residential applications.
Bentwood and Beyond: Thonet and Modern Furniture Design
On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the world-famous company Thonet, the MAK has announced 'Bentwood and Beyond: Thonet and Modern Furniture Design.' The exhibition will feature the entire company history from the first half of the 19th century up to today.
London Design Fair Presents 'Biomaterials' as 2019 Material of the Year
For the 2019 edition, the London Design Fair has selected biomaterials as 'Material of the Year.' Now in its third year, Material of the Year offers a fitting opportunity to highlight and scrutinize a key material, one whose properties are the subject of analysis and debate across the design world and beyond.
Recycling Identification Device by Cohda
Cohda recently developed R.I.D (Recycling Identifying Device), a simple to use handheld device that uses NIR spectroscopy to identify appropriate recyclable and non-recyclable materials.
Bentley EXP 100 GT
Bentley recently unveiled EXP 100 GT, a concept car created to reimagine the future of grand touring.
1936 Stout Scarab Joins Concours of Elegance 2019
The world's first production minivan, the art deco-inspired 1936 Stout Scarab, will be on display at this year's Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court Palace. With only nine in existence, the Scarab was the brainchild of journalist and automotive & aviation engineer William Bushnell Stout.
Taipei Cycle D&I Awards 2020
The eighth Taipei Cycle D&I Awards is now open for submissions. The renowned design and innovation competition accepts entries in five categories: Bicycles, Components + Parts, Accessories, E-bikes & drive units, and Smart cycling services.
Kokuyo Design Award 2020
Submissions are now accepted for the 17th Kokuyo Design Award. The competition aims to gather and commercialize designs that are excellent from the perspective of those using them.
Moving to Mars at Design Museum
The Design Museum has announced a new exhibition, 'Moving to Mars,' that will explore how sending humans to Mars is not just a new frontier for science but also for design.
Abstract Sconce by SONNEMAN
SONNEMAN has unveiled Abstract, a clean and contemporary wall sconce casting a mesmerizing glow while simultaneously serving as a captivating wall sculpture.
Salone del Mobile.Milano Shanghai 2019
The fourth Salone del Mobile.Milano Shanghai will be held this November 20-22, featuring highlights from the Milan edition, including Design -- functional, innovative, and attractive products -- and xLux -- products that combine classical elegance with contemporary design.