Industrial Design News
BMW Motorrad Unveils R 18
BMW Motorrad has unveiled R 18, a supreme cruiser with historical roots. The new cruiser borrows from famous models such as the BMW R 5, shifting the focus back onto the motorcycle essentials: purist, no-frills technology and the boxer engine as the epicentre of riding pleasure, combined with 'good vibrations.'
Karim Rashid Designs Carri Tote for Hip
Karim Rashid has designed a reusable bag for Hip that tucks into the handle for easy-breezy storage. As a bonus, the bag fabric is made with 100% recycled material from single-use plastic water bottles!
LittleSolves Launches its First Product 'SleepWell'
Anthony Dickens, the founder of LittleSolves, has launched SleepWell - a bedside drinking glass successfully funded through a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign in just 30 hours.
Andreu World International Design Contest 2020
The 2020 edition of the Andreu World International Design Competition is now open for submissions. Entrants are asked to design a chair and/or table under a single premise: sustainable design.
3T for BMW Trendy Urban Gravel Bike
BMW recently partnered with 3T to create a special edition '3T for BMW,' available in two color variations for the adventure-seeking BMW clientele.
Richard Frinier Designs 20TWENTY Collection for Brown Jordan
Richard Frinier has designed a new collection for Brown Jordan. The 20TWENTY collection conveys a unique view of creativity, relaxation and balance for a new decade with 20/20 vision.
Seymourpowell Unveils Quarter Car Concept
Seymourpowell has unveiled Quarter Car, an autonomous concept car presenting how the future of ride-sharing will look in urban environments, reinventing the passenger experience through partitions which allow for communal and private journeys within one vehicle.
World Industrial Design Day 2020
World Industrial Design Day (WIDD) is an international day of observance celebrated annually on June 29 to highlight the impact of industrial design on the betterment of life.
Salone Del Mobile.Milano 2020 Postponed to June 16-21 (CANCELED)
The 59th edition of the Salone del Mobile.Milano, the world's preeminent design fair, has been postponed to June 16 - 21, 2020. The show will still be held at Rho Fiera Milano.
Clerkenwell Design Week 2020 (Postponed)
This Spring, Clerkenwell Design Week, the UK's leading independent design festival, will return for its eleventh edition in London's most creative district, on July 14-16. The festival has become a well-established, key event in the design calendar as well as a platform for brands to launch their latest products.
Vattenfall Unveils World's First Fossil Free Crib
Vattenfall recently unveiled the world's first fossil-free crib to highlight the need to bring down the cost of fossil-free products for future generations.
Freethink Releases Mini-documentary on Boutique Car Restoration Shop ICON
Freethink have put together a mini-doc on ICON, a boutique car restoration shop crafting custom cars that are truly meant to stand the test of time.
WantedDesign Manhattan 2020 (Cancelled)
The 10th edition of WantedDesign Manhattan will be held May 17-20 at the Javits Center. This year's theme, 'Unity Through Design,' emphasizes WantedDesign's dedication to promoting and celebrating all aspects of design, from all places, in all mediums, and at all professional stages.
Dezeen Awards 2020 Opens for Entries
The 3rd Dezeen Awards are now open for submissions. The Awards program aims to identify the world's best architecture, interiors and design, as well as the studios and the individual architects and designers producing the most outstanding work.
Jean-Claude Biver Wins Inaugural Red Dot: Personality Prize
Red Dot has named Jean-Claude Biver, one of the most successful managers in the watchmaking industry, as the recipient of the inaugural Red Dot: Personality Prize.
Bentley EXP 100 GT Named 'Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year'
The Bentley EXP 100 GT has been named 'Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year' at the 35th Festival Automobile International.
Wacom Launches 'Wacom One' 13-inch Pen Display
Wacom has launched Wacom One, a new 13" pen display that provides an affordable and attractive option for entry-level tablet shoppers who would like to work directly on screen.
fuseproject and August Unveil Wi-Fi Smart Lock
August recently debuted a brand new flagship lock: the August Wi-Fi Smart Lock, which provides the functionality and security that August is known for in a sleek package the size of a standard doorknob, designed by fuseproject.
Good Design 2020 Opens for Submissions
The 70th edition of Good Design, the world's most prestigious, recognized, and oldest Design Awards program organized annually by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, is now open for submissions.
UX Design Awards 2020
Submissions are now open for the 2020 UX Design Awards, a global competition with a specific focus on user experience. The competition is open to companies, agencies, UX professionals and young designers worldwide.
TIME Names K:D Designed Hearing Aid as Best of 2019
The K:D (Karten Design) designed Starkey Livio AI hearing aid was awarded as one of TIME Magazine's 100 Best Inventions of 2019. The product was praised for helping to overcome the stigma surrounding hearing aids while making them easier to use.
Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2020
The 2020 Red Dot Award: Design Concept is now open for submissions. Designers, design teams, companies, design studios and universities from all over the world are invited to submit prototypes, marketable products, new ideas and design concepts for evaluation and to put their designs to the test.
International Design Excellence Awards 2020
Submissions are now open for the 40th edition of the International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), one of the longest-running and most prestigious design awards programs in existence.
SBID Product Design Awards 2020
Submissions are now open for the 2020 SBID Product Design Awards. The Awards celebrate the finest design, innovation and functionality of products within the interior design sector.
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.
Precipice Design Reimagines NIOX VERO Asthma Detection and Management System
Precipice Design recently worked with specialist pharmaceutical company, Circassia, to reimagine the NIOX VERO, a 'gold standard' point-of-care medical device which detects nitric oxide levels, a marker of airway inflammation, in patients' breath, to help diagnose and manage asthma.
Brown Jordan Reissues Iconic Collection for 75th Anniversary
To celebrate its 75th Anniversary, Brown Jordan is reissuing its iconic mid-century 'Walter Lamb Aluminum Collection' with modern, elevated materials to withstand the elements.
Pininfarina and Roux Debut New Helmet Line
ROUX Helmets has debuted a new helmet line, designed in collaboration with Pininfarina of America, at this year's Performance Racing Industry (PRI) show.
iF Design Talent Award 2020
Submissions are now open for the first phase of 2020 iF Design Talent Award. Design students from around the world are invited to submit ideas and concepts that address the most pressing challenges facing our society.
New Old: Designing for our Future Selves
'New Old: Designing for our Future Selves' exhibition will be on view at the Pratt Manhattan Gallery from February 7 through May 23, exploring cutting-edge design solutions for our rapidly aging society. The design concepts are centered around six themes: Ageing, Identity, Home, Community, Working, and Mobility.