Multidisciplinary Design News
2020 In-House Creative Management Report
InSource and inMotionNow have released their third Annual In-House Creative Management Report.
Clerkenwell Design Week 2020
This Spring, Clerkenwell Design Week, the UK's leading independent design festival, will for its eleventh edition in London's most creative district, on May 19-21. 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.
Design Pavilion 2020
The fifth edition of New York's biggest public design interface, the Design Pavilion, will be held during NYCxDESIGN in Times Square. The nine-day interactive hub for all things design will make Broadway between W 43rd and W 48th Streets its home.
Service Design Award 2020
Submissions are now open for the 2020 Service Design Award. Organized by the Service Design Network, the Award recognizes work of an exceptional standard in the field of service design from the private and public sector, as well as academia.
DesignMashup Workshops 2020
DesignMashup has announced two new exciting workshops for 2020: 'Fusion' in April for 7 days, and 'Vision' in October for 10-days.
Jason Sherwood Designs 'Swirling Cyclone' Stage for 92nd Oscars
For the 92nd Oscars, Swarovski has partnered with Jason Sherwood to create the stage design. This year's show marks Swarovski's 13th year illuminating the Oscars stage and Jason Sherwood's first Oscars set design.
Valerio Dewalt Train and Office Of Things Designs New Lobby for YouTube HQ in San Bruno
Valerio Dewalt Train (VDT) and Office Of Things (OO-T) recently designed a new lobby for YouTube's headquarters in San Bruno, California.
WantedDesign Manhattan 2020
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.
The eighth NYCxDESIGN, the premiere festival celebrating design in New York City, will open to the public beginning on Tuesday, May 12, and affiliated projects and events will be on view and taking place at several hundred venues across the city through Wednesday, May 20.
Lexus Design Award 2020 Finalists Announced
Lexus International has announced the six finalists selected for the 2020 edition of the Lexus Design Award.
Product Design Principles in the Age of AI
AI-powered technology is changing the way users interact with products, ultimately changing the way we build flows and interfaces leveraging this technology. With this shift, the principles of product design are evolving as well.
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.
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.
Bennie F. Johnson Takes the Helm of AIGA as Executive Director
AIGA has announced Bennie F. Johnson as Executive Director of the organization, effective immediately. A proven executive leader in nonprofits with chapter-based organizational experience, Johnson joins AIGA from the Council of Better Business Bureaus (BBB), where he led strategy and marketing for the organization as Chief Strategy Officer.
CRA Designs Reconfigurable Waterfront and Floating Garden for Lugano
Carlo Ratti Associati (CRA), in partnership with Mobility in Chain (MIC), has unveiled its new vision for the waterfront of Lugano, Switzerland.
Adobe Opens Applications for Design Circle Scholarship
Adobe recently launched Design Circle, a group of senior design leaders collaborating to create positive change. Today, Adobe announced the opening of applications for the Design Circle Scholarship which supports undergraduate students from all backgrounds to pursue a career in design and cultivate their interest in UX/design.
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.
Designing for People as Part of an Ecosystem at Fjord: Q&A with Olof Schybergson
Once, for the design world, it was mostly about star designers; then came the design studios. As we enter 2020, we can say that it has been the era for design and innovation consultancies.
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.
Melbourne Design Week 2020
The 2020 Melbourne Design Week, Australia's leading annual international design event, will be held March 12-22. Programmed around the theme 'How Can Design Shape Life?' the festival comprises 85 exhibitions, 94 talks, 15 films, 22 tours and 16 workshops celebrating the best of local, national and international design.
frog design Releases 2020 Trends Guide
frog design has released its 2020 trends guide. The guide outlines frog staffers' futuristic predictions on what the next year (and this time, decade) looks like for humans and technology.
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.
Experience Design 2020
The 2020 Experience Design will be held February 24-26 in Denver, CO. This year's event will no longer focus solely on UX design, but also push to explore the boundaries of what experience really means and how to use design to impact the end result. This includes the intersection of physical and digital, employee engagement, brand as an ecosystem, sensory and emotional experiences.
Clariant ColorWorks Releases ColorForward 2021 Color Forecasting Guide
Clariant ColorWorks has released the 'ColorForward 2021,' the 15th edition of the annual Clariant color forecasting guide for the plastics industry.
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.
Fjord Launches 2020 Trends Report
Fjord has released its 2020 Trends Report, highlighting seven emerging trends expected to shape the business of experience.
GRAY Announces Winners of 2019 GRAY Awards
GRAY has announced the winners of the 2019 GRAY Awards, a cross-disciplinary design awards program focused on the Pacific Northwest.
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.
DesignTO Festival 2020
Entering its 10th year, DesignTO is Canada's largest annual celebration of design with over 100 exhibitions and events forming Toronto's design week, January 17-26, 2020. DesignTO brings to Toronto immersive installations, fantastic exhibitions, and engaging talks, taking art and design out of the studio and into the city.