Industrial Design News
Closing the Loop: How Systems Enable the Circular Economy
Smart Design has announced a virtual 'Smart Salon' exploring issues around sustainability. When considering the end of life for products and packaging, a lot of focus is on material choice.
Kettal Debuts Giro Armchair by Vincent Van Duysen
Kettal has debuted Giro Armchair by Vincent Van Duysen. The armchair blends into interiors and exteriors due to its tactility and pure lines.
Driven by Design Episode 3: Mathias Hahn
Driven by Design is a video series hosted by Coalesse Global Design Director John Hamilton that explores what drives the international design community.
UXDA Deep Dive: Minimic by Intuity Media Lab
In UX Design Award's third Deep Dive on June 16th, Henning Falk of Intuity Media Lab will take attendees through the development process of the 2019 Gold Award winning project 'Minimic - the intelligent microscope.'
BraunPrize International Design Competition 2021
Braun has announced the 21st BraunPrize International Design Competition, with a virtual awards ceremony due to take place in October 2021. Established in 1968, the BraunPrize was Germany's first international competition with the aim to promote the work of young designers.
Luxxbox Introduces illi Acoustic Pendant
Luxxbox has launched illi - a new, modern acoustic lighting pendant featuring a powerful LED output and noise absorption performance that's suited for large co-working spaces, office foyers, and other spacious commercial environments.
Symphony of Manufacturing Sounds by Resident
To mark its ten year anniversary, Resident has created a short video entitled 'Symphony of Manufacturing Sounds,' shot with Super 8 film on location in New Zealand.
Vitra Unveils Concept for Future of Office
Vitra has unveiled its new concept for the future of the office with a prototype on its campus - complete with a new suite of office products that are now available across the globe.
Taiwan International Student Design Competition 2021
The 2021 Taiwan International Student Design Competition is now open for submissions. The theme for this year's contest is 'Regenerate' with three categories: Product Design, Visual Design and Digital Animation.
LAMP 2021 International Lighting Design Competition
Submissions are now open for the 7th edition of LAMP International Lighting Design Competition. The contest is devoted to promote and connect emerging talents to new markets in lighting design.
Polestar Design Contest 2021
Polestar has launched its 2021 global design contest geared to inspire and promote automotive creativity. The contest sets out to find the most creative, design-led ideas that drive electric mobility into a more socially progressive and sustainable future - that does not need to be a car.
Teknion Launches Playful Yet Practical Office Collection 'Routes'
Teknion has launched 'Routes,' a playful yet practical office collection designed in partnership with Pearson Lloyd.
IDSA Awards 2021
The 2021 IDSA Awards, a collection of awards presented in recognition of significant contribution to the Society or the industrial design profession, excellence in academic advancement, or personal achievement, are now open for proposals.
Young Guns 19: Call for Entries
The One Club for Creativity is calling for entries for Young Guns 19, celebrating international creative professionals age 30 or younger. Young Guns is the industry's only global, cross-disciplinary, portfolio-based awards competition that identifies and celebrates today's vanguard of young creatives.
Studio d'Armes Unveils Gigi Lamp Collection
Studio d'Armes, in collaboration with Verre d'Onge, has unveiled its new duo of table & floor lamps: Gigi and Gigi Grand.
Rolls-Royce Unveils Coachbuilt 'Boat Tail'
Rolls-Royce has unveiled a unique coachbuilt 'Boat Tail' commission. Based on a true commission model, 'Boat Tail' represents a collaborative exploration of luxury, design and culture between the marque and commissioning clients.
Driven by Design Episode 2: James Ludwig
The Driven by Design video series continues as host John Hamilton, Coalesse Global Design Director, drives around Munich with this week's guest: James Ludwig, Global Vice President of Design for Steelcase Product and Engineering.
Umeå Institute of Design Digital Graduate Exhibition 2021
On June 1st, Umeå Institute of Design's graduating students will present their degree projects - ranging from autonomous taxi boats in the year 2086, to a crisis device for producing your own electricity, to a culinary tasting box with edible insects. The grad projects can be explored in the virtual 'UID21 | Project Gallery,' presenting a 360-degree view of all works, including; concept videos, images, interactive 3D models and prototypes.
Roche Bobois Debuts 3D Printed CORAIL Table
The CORAIL, designed by Antoine Fritsch and Vivien Durisotti, is a dining table featuring a 3D printed concrete and steel base - a world first in the furniture and home market.
Pensole Launches 'Designing with Sole' Global Intensive Design Program
Pensole, in partnership with Foot Locker & New Balance, has launched a hands-on, global intensive design program that creates opportunities for aspiring footwear and apparel designers and marketers who have been traditionally underrepresented in the industry. 'Designing with Sole' aims to create a path for the underrepresented voices in the industry, including outreach and support of the Black community and its supporters. This is an educational opportunity provided at no cost to selected participants.
Navy Officer by Jasper Morrison Breathes New Life into a Classic Emeco Design
Emeco recently collaborated with Jasper Morrison to give its classic upholstered Navy Officer Collection a fresh, light and modern update.
Delve and Bresslergroup Announce Merger
Delve and Bresslergroup have announced plans to merge their highly complementary innovation consulting firms to form a new partner company within the Trinity Hunt Partners portfolio. The move expands the firms' collective capabilities to deliver increasingly innovative solutions for clients and to create a world-class place for staff to explore and grow as professionals.
iF DESIGN AWARD 2021 Winners Unveiled
iF has unveiled the winners of its 67th iF DESIGN AWARD. This year, the competition received close to 10,000 products and projects, which were evaluated by 98 international design experts on the iF Jury. The 75 most outstanding works have been honored with the highest award, the iF gold award 2021.
JPD Launches GOOD DESIGN AWARD 2021
The Japan Institute of Design Promotion is calling for entries for the 2021 GOOD DESIGN AWARD, an international design award gathering entries from 45 countries and regions.
BAGUETTE Table by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec
The Baguette table, designed by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec for Magis, balances visual simplicity with durable strength and creates an understated elegance in any dining area, both indoors and outdoors.
SOUR and Wunderman Thompson Design Inclusive Deodorant Concept for Unilever
Unilever's Degree Deodorant has introduced the world's first inclusive deodorant for people with visual and upper extremity impairments, 'Degree Inclusive'.
Manerba Debuts Easy Chair by Federica Biasi
Manerba has debuted Easy Chair - a light, 'simple' and flexible chair, conceived to be adaptable to the needs of everchanging spaces, such as dining rooms, home office, canteens, restaurants, meeting rooms & auditoriums.
jumpthegap 2021 International Design Contest
The 10th edition of the jumpthegap International Design Contest is now open for submissions. This year's jumpthegap challenges entrants to create solutions for the bathroom space that address and advance the goals set out by the United Nations' 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Driven by Design Episode 1: Cory Grosser
Driven by Design is a new video series, hosted by Coalesse Global Design Director John Hamilton, that explores what drives the international design community. Each episode follows Hamilton as he talks with innovators from around the world about creativity, inspiration and their work, all while driving around town.
Tom Dixon Unveils BURST Chandelier
Tom Dixon has unveiled BURST, an extraordinary chandelier intended for filling larger spaces and ceiling voids.