Interior Design News
Architecture MasterPrize 2019
The Architecture MasterPrize 2019, an international architecture award program that honors the greatest achievements in architecture every year, is now open for submissions. The Prize aims to celebrate excellence, creativity and innovation across architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture, and to advance the appreciation and exposure of quality architectural design worldwide.
Gensler Designed Storey Club Opens at Paddington Central, London
Gensler has been working closely with British Land to design the leading UK property developer's newest workspace concept, Storey Club.
2019 Taipei International Design Award
Entries are now open for the 2019 Taipei International Design Award. This year's main categories include Industrial Design, Visual Communication Design, and Public Space Design.
DesignLSM Designs Fresh Interior Concept for Benihana
DesignLSM has created a fresh interior concept for renowned US restaurant group Benihana. The new, Glasgow based restaurant, the first site of the brand's planned expansion; creates an entertaining teppanyaki dining experience.
French Craft Collective at Institut Français in London
French Craft Collective, a one-day program featuring a selection of emerging and established talent in the French craft and design sectors, will be held at the Institut Français in London on May 13, 2019. The makers have been chosen from a shortlisted selection by Business France, in collaboration with Rabih Hage, in order to unite independent artisans with the international design and architecture community in the UK.
What's That Sound?: New Study Reveals Impact of Noise on Workforce Productivity
Interface has released the results of "What's That Sound?," a workplace study uncovering how sound and acoustics impact employees in business environments.
Park Avenue Prewar Apartment by Michael K. Chen Architecture
Michael K. Chen Architecture (MKCA) has completed both the gut renovation and interior design of a 2,800-square-foot prewar apartment on Park Avenue for a young New York family.
Wilson Associates Debuts High-End Cocktail Lounge in Singapore's Marina Bay
Wilson Associates recently completed MO Bar, a luxurious, yet multi-functional, bar and lounge located within the five-star Mandarin Oriental in the heart of Singapore's Marina Bay.
Good Design Award 2019
Entries are now open for the 2019 Good Design Award. The Award, founded in 1957, is Japan's leading commendation system with entries from around the world. Its purpose is to discover and promote good designs which drive industrial growth and enrich lives.
Brooklyn Designs 2019
Brooklyn Designs is the borough's premier design event showcasing the highest quality furnishings, lighting and home accessories from Brooklyn-based designers, artisans, manufacturers and design service providers.
A Life Extraordinary by Moooi
Moooi presented 'A Life Extraordinary' at Salone del Mobile 2019. Hosted at a new location in Brera: Mediateca Santa Teresa, Moooi showcased novelties, such as The Party, the world's first singing chandelier, by Kranen/Gille, The BFF Sofa by Marcel Wanders and the Meshmatics Chandelier Small by Rick Tegelaar.
IIDA NY Agents of Change: Deepti Sharma
The IIDA NY will host Deepti Sharma on April 30 as part of the organization's 'Agents of Change: Pioneering Design 2019' series. A lifelong entrepreneur, Sharma is the CEO and Founder of FoodtoEat, a community-minded catering concierge service.
Tom Dixon Opens The Manzoni
Tom Dixon's Design Research Studio has created a new 100-cover restaurant, opened this week to coincide with Milan Design Week.
Kinnersley Kent Design Creates Captivating Flagship Parlour Concept for Peggy Porschen
Award-winning cake designer Peggy Porschen has just launched a new flagship Parlour at 219 King's Road in London's Chelsea, with a deliciously photogenic interior by Kinnersley Kent Design.
DesignLSM Creates Outstanding F&B Destination for Felix Restaurants
DesignLSM recently transformed a former brick and tile Essex pub into the premium-dining destination - Felix Warley.
Herman Miller to Present 'All Together Now' in Milan
Coinciding with the 2019 Salone del Mobile, Herman Miller will present 'All Together Now,' an immersive exhibition that explores the expanding and nearly endless design possibilities offered by Herman Miller Group's growing global family of brands.
Swarovski and MASS Beverly Launch 'The Brilliance of Design' Competition
Swarovski and MASS Beverly have launched a design competition that challenges designers to create a concept that incorporates Swarovski crystal in creative work, fitting to one of three categories: Lighting, Home Décor or Architectural Surfaces.
Studio O+A and IA Interior Architects Design McDonald's New HQ in Chicago's West Loop
Studio O+A and IA Interior Architects recently designed McDonald's new central office in Chicago's West Loop.
Moxon Architects Revives The Fife Arms
Moxon Architects recently renovated The Fife Arms, a landmark building in the Scottish village of Braemar.
Crown Heights Brownstone by BFDO Architects
BFDO Architects recently completed a Crown Heights Brownstone, which features spaces defined by built-in graphic millwork compositions and vivid three-dimensional color treatments punctuated by skylights, fireplaces and bold lighting choices sourced from Innermost Lighting.
Rapt Studio Makes Salone del Mobile Debut at Ventura Centrale
Rapt Studio will make its debut at Salone del Mobile with Tell Me More, an interactive, immersive installation at Ventura Centrale.
Taktik Renovates Main Floor of Collège Sainte-Anne
Taktik recently renovated the main floor of the Collège Sainte-Anne, to create an innovative and dynamic place that encourages spontaneous encounters while also integrating the history of the institution founded in 1861 by the Sainte-Anne Sisters in Lachine.
Austrian Design: Pleasure & Treasure
More than 40 top designers and furniture producers from around Austria will be represented at the 2019 Salone Internazionale del Mobile/Fuorisalone.
Goddard Littlefair Completes Presidential Suite at the Lowry, Manchester
Goddard Littlefair has renovated the Presidential Suite of the Lowry Hotel in Manchester, the largest both currently available or planned in the city at 2,228 square feet.
Urban Zoo Coworking Design Challenge Winners Announced
Bee Breeders has announced the winners of the Urban Zoo Coworking Design Challenge. Urban Zoo Coworking was looking for a signature style for their co-working spaces, an interior design that could be applied to each new venue and customised to suit the creative needs of its users, from freelancers to startups and small businesses.
Maison&Objet Rising Talent Awards 2019
Maison&Objet has announced that the next Rising Talent Awards will focus on the United States by honoring up-and-coming American designers. An exhibition of products by this group will be a highlight of the next edition of the international trade fair, which is scheduled for Sept. 6-10, 2019.
TANK Designs Vondelgym's Third Location in Zuidas
Merging an energetic approach to traditional fitness with lifestyle and social interaction has worked out well for Dutch gym concept Vondelgym.
IIDA Releases 2019 Interior Design Compensation Report
The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) has released the 2019 Interior Design Compensation Report, an analysis of salary and benefit information aimed at arming designers and A&D professionals with the most current metrics and data available to the industry.
Boxx Creative Redesigns Miramonti
Boxx Creative has completed the interior redesign of Miramonti, a luxury boutique hotel in the mountains of Brescia, Italy.
Dezeen Awards 2019
The second edition of Dezeen Awards is now open for entries, following the successful launch last year. The inaugural edition of Dezeen Awards attracted over 3,600 entries from all over the world with projects from 91 different countries.
Design Icons Amsterdam 2019
The 7th Design Icons Amsterdam, one of the largest fairs in Europe dedicated to vintage furniture, will take place on April 6-7 at De Kromhouthal in the North of Amsterdam.
Francis Cauffman Architects Designs EisnerAmper's New San Francisco Office
EisnerAmper previously occupied a 19,000-square-foot space in San Francisco's Financial District, with a traditional office layout that isolated staff behind high-walled cubicles.
Salone del Mobile.Milano 2019
The 2019 Salone del Mobile.Milano, the world's preeminent design fair, will be held April 9-14 at Rho Fiera Milano.
Actiu Furnishes Grupo Renault's New Offices in Madrid
Actiu recently furnished the Madrid headquarters of Renault Group located in Alcobendas. The new building accommodates the brand's three groups, thus optimizing costs and space.
CRÈME Designs Mint Kitchen, an Israeli Fast Casual in West Village
Located on University Place in the heart of the West Village, Mint Kitchen, a 50-seat Israeli fast casual restaurant, opened earlier last month.
Rapt Studio Designs New HQ for JERDE
Rapt Studio recently designed the new headquarters for Jerde, an architecture, landscape design and planning firm known for large-scale international developments across hospitality, retail, office, entertainment, residences and more.
Tiny Holiday Home by i29 and Chris Collaris
i29 and Chris Collaris have designed a tiny holiday home in the middle of nature at the Vinkeveense plassen.
Poppin Debuts Redesigned Showroom
Poppin has recently redesigned their New York City headquarters to embody their evolution, demonstrating its maturation from a start-up office supply company to a one-stop-shop for furniture, branding, and culture solutions.
Liqui Design Completes its Third Coffee Shop for Brew92 in Riyadh
Liqui Design has completed its third coffee shop for Brew92, a Saudi Arabian-based speciality cafe and roastery.
ASID Releases 2019 Outlook and State of Interior Design Report
The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has released its '2019 Outlook and State of Interior Design' (OSID) report. The report provides 90+ pages of key information ranging from a U.S. economic overview, to a deep dive into today's macro-trends, to future insight from industry thought leaders.
Flat Eleven by Pierattelli Architetture
Pierattelli Architetture recently designed a small apartment in the centre of Florence. The 50-square-metre flat combines absence and presence, function and form, comfort and perspective.
Woods Bagot Completes CommonGrounds Café and Co-Working Space
CommonGrounds, a welcoming new co-working space designed by global architecture firm Woods Bagot, just opened in Denver's historic LoDo district.
2020 New York State Council on the Arts Independent Project Grants
The New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) is offering Independent Project grants of up to $10,000 for architecture, design, and historic preservation professionals. NYSCA's 2020 program in Architecture + Design is offered to individuals or teams to creatively explore or research an issue or problem in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, community centered design, historic preservation, fashion, graphic, industrial, and/or interior design that advances that field and contributes to a broader understanding of design.
Feldman Architecture Completes dosa by DOSA
Feldman Architecture recently designed a new Indian street food-inspired restaurant in Oakland, California. 'dosa by DOSA' brings the energetic warmth and spirit of Mumbai street food to the easy-going Uptown Oakland neighborhood.
align Expands City of London Workspace Interiors for Australian Financial Services Group
For their second project for an Australian financial services group, align was briefed to design 13,745 sq ft of new working, meeting, presentation and break-out space across 1.5 stories at their client's City of London offices in order to meet a period of sustained growth and house three divisions of the company, totaling around 150-170 people.
Residences at 8 East Huron by Valerio Dewalt Train Associates
Valerio Dewalt Train Associates (VDTA) recently completed the Residences at 8 East Huron, on the edge of the River North neighborhood of Chicago.
Dubbeldam Architecture + Design Completes Informa's Toronto Office
Dubbeldam Architecture + Design (DA+D) has recently completed Informa Canada's Toronto expansion.
46th Annual Interior Design Competition and 27th Annual Will Ching Design Competition
The deadline for the 46th Annual Interior Design Competition and the 27th Annual Will Ching Design Competition has been extended to Tuesday, February 19.
Architectural Digest Design Show 2019
The 2019 Architectural Digest Design Show will be held on March 21-24 in NYC at Piers 92 & 94 on the west side. The event is one of the only global design trade shows that offers consumers a glimpse into the world of interiors.
Radical Innovation Award 2019
Submissions are now open for the 2019 Radical Innovation, which challenges designers, architects, hoteliers and students to pioneer compelling ideas in travel and hospitality. New in 2019, the competition will distinguish between built and unbuilt projects, in addition to honoring a select individual who challenges the hospitality community through the art of invention with the Innovator Award.
BAUX Launches 100% Bio-based Acoustical Panels
BAUX has launched, 'Acoustic Pulp,' a series of nine, 100% bio-based and biodegradable acoustical panels that push the boundaries of sustainable building materials to a completely new level.
Alvisi Kirimoto Transforms 32nd Floor of a Skyscraper in Chicago
Alvisi Kirimoto has designed the executive offices that occupy the entire 32nd floor of a newly built skyscraper in the lively ex-industrial district of West Loop, Chicago.
MaterialDistrict Rotterdam 2019
MaterialDistrict Rotterdam (formerly Materia Xperience), will be held March 12-14 in Rotterdam Ahoy. The largest multisectoral materials fair is once again imbued with material innovations in the fields of Architecture, Interiors, Products, Textiles & Fabrics, Urban & Landscapes and Print & Sign.
Hill8 Apartments by Karim Rashid
Karim Rashid recently unveiled his designs for the new HILL8 residential condominium. Located in Alexeyevsky District, Moscow, the project is now under construction and set to open by the end of 2020.
DENFAIR Melbourne 2019 Furniture and Design Show
The leading architecture and interior design show, DENFAIR Melbourne, opens to industry on June 20-21, and to industry and public on June 22. Now in its fifth year, DENFAIR is Australia's defining event for the best local and international design brands.
ICFF NYC 2019
For over 30 years, ICFF has built a solid reputation as North America's platform for global design. Taking place May 19-22, 2019 at the Javits Center in NYC, over 900 exhibitors from across the globe will present to more than 38,000 industry professionals looking to be inspired and find what's best and what's next in luxury interior design.
Liqui Design Creates Versatile Office Space for Primark
Liqui Design recently completed the interior design and fit-out for Primark's London-based press office.
IIDA and AIA Chicago Launch Panel Discussion Series on the Impact of Design
IIDA and AIA Chicago have announced 'Designers and Architects Talk: A Series About Design and its Impact on Client Success.' The three-session panel discussion series, to be held at IIDA Headquarters in Chicago in spring 2019, will address commercial interior architecture and design.
Innovations' 2019 Color Direction
Innovations has named Warm & Cool Gray, Navy Blue and Forest Green as its leading influence for product development in 2019.
2019 AZ Awards Now Open for Submissions
The AZ Awards is AZURE's international architecture and design competition, recognizing excellence and innovation, and showcasing the world's best projects, products and ideas. Finalists and winners of the AZ Awards greatly benefit from the international exposure and recognition they receive.
PriestmanGoode Unveils Design for New LATAM Aircraft Interiors
PriestmanGoode has designed new aircraft interiors for the South American carrier LATAM. The new cabin interiors will be introduced to over 200 aircraft through a retrofit program over the next two years and will also feature in LATAM's new aircraft.
Hutchison Flat by Atelier SUWA
Atelier SUWA recently renovated the Hutchison Flat in Outremont, Quebec. The brief for the studio was to create a new flexible space within a tight floor plan for the owners who work from home.
Studio O+A Designs Sapphire Ventures' Palo Alto HQ
Sapphire Ventures provides venture capital to innovative and disruptive companies ready to scale up. To redesign the interiors of the company's Palo Alto headquarters, Studio O+A embodied the dichotomies at the heart of the company's culture: elegant/industrial, intense/warm, edgy/comfortable.
Teknion Releases New Glass Office-Front System Tek Vue
Teknion has unveiled Tek Vue, the brand's latest architectural interiors product offering. A glass office-front system, Tek Vue responds to the essential needs of the modern workplace.
Datacolor Launches ColorReader: Color Matching Tool
Datacolor recently launched ColorReader, a new gadget that allows users to measure the color of a surface (be the iconic blue used by Tiffany, a fabric swatch or Grandma's china plates) and tells within seconds the closest match across all major brands - including Benjamin Moore, Farrow and Ball, Sherwin and Williams, and Behr.
100 East 53rd Street by Foster + Partners
Foster + Partners is nearing completion of their latest building in New York, 100 East 53rd Street.
Kloof 119A by SAOTA
SAOTA recently completed a Cape Town family home positioned below Lion's Head. The unique inverted pyramid roof encapsulates panoramic views of Table Mountain and the city and is the strongest gesture of the building.
RedFarm London by CRÈME
Jun Aizaki, of Brooklyn-based architecture and design firm CRÈME, recently completed RedFarm UK, located in the heart of London's Covent Garden.
Studio Cadena Designs New Restaurant in Bogotá
Studio Cadena has designed Masa, a new restaurant in a northern residential neighborhood of Bogotá, Colombia.
KoDA Integrates NYC's Sidewalk Scaffolding Concept into New Apizza Brooklyn Restaurant in Miami
KoDA recently completed the design of the new, 3,033 square foot Apizza Brooklyn restaurant, which just opened in Miami's Coral Gables neighborhood. The space features an 80-person dining area, pizza bar, wine bar and wine cellar.
IIDA Announces Matrix Design as 2018 Best of Asia Pacific Design Awards Best of Competition Winner
IIDA has named Matrix Design as the Best of Competition winner of the 2018 Best of Asia Pacific Design Awards for the Dongguan Timesgroup Tianjing Club in Dongguan, China.
Chengdu International Home Design Award 2019 by iF
The International Furniture Fair Chengdu and iF have launched a new award to celebrate the fair's 20th birthday. Manufacturers, designers, sales representatives, importers and distributors related to the home furnishing industry are invited to enter the 2019 Chengdu International Home Design Award.
IIDA Announces the Winners of the 9th Annual Global Excellence Awards
IIDA, in collaboration with Designworks, has announced the winners of the 2018 Global Excellence Awards.
2019 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards
Submissions are now open for the 2019 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards. The Awards, now in its eleventh year, is a globally recognized competition dedicated to the design of food and beverage spaces.
Blacksheep Unveils Redesign for Quattropasi al Pescatore
Blacksheep has unveiled its design for Quattropasi al Pescatore, a new restaurant in Hotel Cervo, originally built by Prince Aga Khan on Sardinia's Costa Smeralda.
Soulsight Unveils Soul-Lab
Uncovering what motivates consumers' buying decisions is critical for a brand's development process. But how brands go about deciphering such integral information is often conducted in small, cookie-cutter, closed-up rooms, clustered around a conference table.
Rose Ink Workshop Renovates Hotel Triton
Liubasha Rose and her team at Rose Ink Workshop recently renovated San Francisco's historic Hotel Triton.
2019 Interior Design Show Toronto
The 2019 Interior Design Show, Canada's premier showcase of new products, furniture, superstar designers and avant-garde concepts, will be held January 17-20 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. This year, IDS Toronto (IDS19) celebrates the 'Power of Design' and is expanding and evolving its current offerings to include IDS Contract, a hyper-curated B2B trade-only exposition and conference focused on all verticals of design.
Hunan Lu Villa by Vudafieri-Saverino Partners
Vudafieri Saverino Partners has designed a sophisticated residence in the heart of the French Concession, bringing together Chinese charm and contemporary style.
IIDA Launches First-of-its-Kind Indicator of Industry's Economic Health
IIDA has released its inaugural IIDA Index, an analysis of economic health for the commercial design industry. The Index, developed with Designer Pages, was created to enable commercial design and architecture firms to assess competitive positions, identify market trends, and analyze new business opportunities based on project scale, geography, and market sector.
2018 Architecture MasterPrize Winners Announced
The winners of the 2018 Architecture MasterPrize has been announced. The competition aims to advance the appreciation and exposure of quality architectural design worldwide.
Winners of 2018 BIID Student Design Challenge Announced
The British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) has announced that the De Montfort University team has been awarded first place at the 2018 BIID Student Design Challenge.
Frame Lab 2019
The 2019 Frame Lab will host an immersive blend of talks, performances and multi-sensorial exhibitions in conjunction with the Frame Awards 2019 show. The two-day event in Amsterdam aims to be a testing ground for spatial innovation, and provides a platform to discuss new ideas, materials, products and technologies in design.
OEO Studio Designs New Dining Experience in Tokyo for Former Noma Chef Thomas Frebel
OEO Studio has just completed the design of a new restaurant in Tokyo called INUA - from the Inuit term for the life force that runs through nature.
ARRCC Designs Interiors for White House in Cape Town's Constantia Valley
ARRCC recently designed the interiors for 'White House.' Located in a luxury residential estate in Cape Town's Constantia Valley, this home exudes self-assured sophistication through a minimalist approach.
TANK Designs Babel at Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam
After a year-long renovation, Amsterdam's beloved library, OBA Oosterdok, re-welcomes visitors with a brand new experience to continually inspire and meet the guests' evolving needs.
Stickbulb Opens 10k Sq Ft Gallery, Studio & Production Facility in LIC
Stickbulb has opened its first ever showroom in NYC's burgeoning cultural hub of Long Island City.
PASSAGEN 2019 Interior Design Week Köln
The 30th PASSAGEN Interior Design Week will take place January 14-20 in Cologne. The shows staged by international designers and manufacturers will once again attract design aficionados to explore the tightly packed route through Cologne's city centre.
Alexander &CO Designs Interiors for Stanton&Co
Alexander &CO has recently completed Stanton&Co, a restaurant interior fit out of an existing heritage shell.
AllesWirdGut Designs Interiors for Austrian Representation in Brussels
AllesWirdGut recently completed an all-around redesign of the Permanent Austrian Representation in Brussels.
FVA Designs SPACES Chamchuri Square for IWG
FVA has designed the new SPACES at the Chamchuri Square, a high-rise building complex with forty floors in Bangkok, Thailand.
IDCS Design Excellence Awards 2018/2019
The Interior Design Confederation Singapore is calling for submissions for its 2018/2019 Design Excellence Awards. The Awards aims to celebrate the best Interior Designers in Asia and from around the world.
Owl Creek Residence by Skylab
Skylab recently completed a single shared, stand-alone home in Owl Creek, Snowmass, CO. Perched on the hillside, with panoramic views of Snowmass Mountain, the Owl Creek Residence was built on the idea that a physical place can deepen the connections between friends, families and the natural world.
Goddard Littlefair Revamps Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik
Goddard Littlefair has completely revamped the interiors of the Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik, restoring the splendor of a Mediterranean jewel with new contemporary elegance.
Light Space Design 2019
The 2019 Light Space Design summit will be held on March 29 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition 2019
Each year, the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition awards top North American architects and designers for their outstanding work on imaginative projects that incorporate the innovative qualities of Italian ceramic and porcelain tile.
Stantec Completes 50-story Solitair Brickell
Stantec has completed the 50-story Solitair Brickell residential building, the newest addition to the Miami skyline.
Penthouse Home Revealed Inside Zaha Hadid's West Chelsea Condominium
Related Companies has unveiled the interiors of the triplex penthouse residence inside the revered building by Zaha Hadid, at 520 West 28th.
Studio O+A Designs Cisco Meraki's Second Floor Expansion
Four years ago, when Cisco originally acquired Meraki - a maker of cloud-controlled wireless systems - Studio O+A was tasked with designing larger quarters that kept the smaller company's sense of identity.
INDEX: Award 2019
INDEX: Award 2019 is now open for submissions. Established in 2005, the Award celebrates designs that seek to change the world for the better.