Industrial Design News
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.
Pininfarina Wins 2019 Red Dot Design Concept Award for Miami Beach's Bus Shelters
Pininfarina has won a 2019 Red Dot Design Concept Award for its Bus Shelter for the City of Miami Beach.
Kate Duncan's ADDRESS Returns to Vancouver
ADDRESS, a four-day design event showcasing North America's finest designers and makers, will return to Vancouver for the sixth year with a host of new exhibitors, including Los Angeles's Nike Schroeder and sculptor Djuna Day. Founded by furniture designer Kate Duncan in 2014, the event brings together a cutting-edge designer/maker community from all disciplines including furniture, lighting and accessories.
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.
Fresh Taiwan at NY NOW 2019
For a fourth year, Fresh Taiwan will exhibit at NY NOW in New York, showcasing products by ten emerging Taiwanese designers, including 22STUDIO, CELIA&PERAH, eguchi toys, Kamaro'an, Kanari, Mordeco, PAPER SHOOT, Studio Smoll, Yenchenyawan design studio, and ystudio.
Blueprint Lighting Launches Grand Bouquet Ceiling Fixture
A beautiful blend of French and Italian modernism with a bit of Hollywood glamour, the Grand Bouquet from Blueprint Lighting is a large lighting fixture that generates a thoughtful glow through twelve, enamel-coated cones.
EPDA Announces 2019 Product Design Competition Winners
The European Product Design Award, a cutting-edge global event dedicated to elevating and promoting the art of product design, has announced the winners of its 2019 Design Competition in both Professional and Student divisions.
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.
Iosa Ghini Designs Clochef Suspension Lamp for Leucos
Iosa Ghini recently designed a new suspension lamp for Leucos. Clochef is simple in its original idea but it's enriched by the sleek design, by the quality of materials, light, and finish, and by the great attention to detail.
Inventia Rastrum Awarded 2019 Good Design Award of the Year
The Inventia Rastrum 3D Bioprinter has been awarded the 2019 Good Design Award of the Year at the 61st annual Good Design Awards Ceremony in Sydney.
Fritz Hansen Launches PK22 Special Edition
Fritz Hansen has launched the subtle silhouette of a genuine design classic, the PK22, in a special edition available for purchase for one year only.
Carl Hansen & Son Recreates 1936 Masterpiece Sofa by Danish Cabinetmaker Frits Henningsen
Carl Hansen & Son is expanding its collection of Frits Henningsen furniture with the exceptional 1936 Coupé Sofa.
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.
Arpino Wins Red Dot Award: Best of the Best for OXS
Arpino has won a 2019 Red Dot Award: Best of the Best for 'OXS' - its new line of urban furniture.
Samsung and Dezeen Launch 2019 Mobile Design Competition
Samsung and Dezeen have launched a design competition to challenge professional and student designers to imagine how we will use mobile devices in the future and present fresh perspectives on how Galaxy smartphones, tablets, and wearables could evolve.
Redesigned Litter Baskets Set for Trial on NYC Streets
The NYC Department of Sanitation, Van Alen Institute, IDSA and AIA NY have unveiled prototyped litter baskets produced as part of the BetterBin Competition.
Bentley Continental GT Convertible Number 1 Edition by Mulliner
Bentley has unveiled a unique, limited edition model that pays homage to the legendary No. 1 Bentley Blower of 1929.
London Design Fair 2019
Located in Shoreditch, the creative heart of London, the London Design Fair is a four-day industry event that brings together 550 exhibitors from 36 countries, including: independent designers, established brands, international country pavilions, features and exhibitions.
Design that Educates Awards 2020
The 2020 Design that Educates Awards (DtEA) is now open for submissions. The Award recognizes, showcases, and promotes globally the best ideas and implementations of architecture and design that can educate.
OE Quasi Light by Olafur Eliasson
Louis Poulsen has launched OE Quasi Light by Olafur Eliasson. The fixture is composed of two contrasting geometric shapes, nested inside each other.
Morrama Launches Angle Brush & Bowl on Kickstarter
Morrama launched a shaving Brush & Bowl to accompany the celebrated Angle Razor - a 2018 Kickstarter sensation, securing over 380% of its funding target.
Royal Copenhagen Launches HAV
Royal Copenhagen has launched HAV, a dinnerware series of 9 pieces including a teapot ornamented with an elegant bronze handle, a uniquely shaped hybrid bowl and carafe, a thermal mug, plates of two different sizes, and three different sizes of bowls.