Multidisciplinary Design News
PAD London 2022
PAD London, the internationally acclaimed fair for design, returns to Berkeley Square in Mayfair for its 14th edition, running from October 10 to 16, 2022.
R for Repair: London x Singapore
'R for Repair: London x Singapore' - the second edition of the 'R for Repair' exhibition - is open until November 2nd at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. The exhibition showcases the transformative power of repair as part of the London Design Festival.
Contemporary Good Design Award 2022
Organized by Red Dot, the Contemporary Good Design Award allows companies and designers to present their products to an internationally renowned and independent jury for assessment. Successful participants are permitted to use the label, which ensures product visibility on the Chinese market and provides guidance for Chinese customers.
Butrint National Park Visitor Center International Design Competition
The Butrint National Park Visitor Center International Design Competition is a global search for a dedicated and gifted architectural team to design a new visitor center for Butrint National Park, an exceptional UNESCO World Heritage Site (WHS) on Albania's Ionian coastline.
Wikimedia Foundation Launches Global Contest to Find Sound Logo
The Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit that supports Wikipedia, has launched 'The Sound of All Human Knowledge,' a global contest to find the first sound logo for Wikipedia and Wikimedia projects in collaboration with Wikimedia volunteers.
Material Matters 2022
Material Matters 2022 is a new fixture on the London design calendar. Based on the critically acclaimed podcast of the same name, the event will see its inaugural edition take place during this year's London Design Festival, on the capital's Southbank.
UX Design Awards 2023
The UX Design Awards - Spring 2023 is now open for submissions. Companies, agencies, professionals, and young designers worldwide are invited to enter their best work in three competition categories: 'Product' & 'Concept' for professionals and 'New Talent' for up-and-coming designers.
Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge 2022-2023
The Stanford Center on Longevity invites university students from around the world to compete to win the grand prize of $10,000 USD in its 10th annual Design Challenge: 'Optimizing Health Span: Living Well at Every Age.'
Mars x BDC Biodesign Sprint 2022: Open Call
Biodesign Challenge is running a 'Biodesign Sprint' this autumn with Mars to explore regenerative food ecosystems.
Green Product Award 2023
The Green Product Award, an award program that honors and promotes the best concepts and implementations of sustainable design products worldwide, is now open for submissions for its 10th edition.
Next Creative Leaders 2022 Deadline Extended to September 9
The One Club for Creativity and The 3% Movement have extended the deadline for the 2022 Next Creative Leaders, a free competition recognizing women and non-binary creatives on the rise.
Lake Como Design Festival 2022
The 2022 Lake Como Design Festival, a themed annual event that offers exhibitions, reflections, and studies, will take place September 17-25 in the historic center of the city of Como and around the lake that bears its name. The festival's mission is to establish an original dialogue between history, design, architecture, and art.
Warming Huts: Art + Architecture Competition 2023
Submissions are now open for the 2023 Warming Huts: Art + Architecture Competition on Ice. The competition is open to all architects, landscape architects, interior designers, artists, industrial designers, and students with a proven portfolio of design work.
Design Educates Awards 2023
The 2023 Design Educates Awards is now open for submissions. The DEAwards recognizes, showcases, and promotes globally the best educational ideas and implementations of architecture and design.
DesignTO Festival 2022
DesignTO Festival returns January 21-30 to celebrate art and design online and in-person at venues across Toronto.
The One Show 2022: Call for Entries
The One Show 2022, the world's most prestigious award program in advertising, design and digital marketing, is now open for entries.
UX Design Awards 2022: Call for Entries
Companies, agencies, professionals, and young designers worldwide are invited to submit their best work for the UX Design Awards 2022.
Biodesign Sprint 2021
Biodesign Challenge and Google have launched the first-ever Biodesign Sprint, inviting students, professionals, hobbyists, and enthusiasts from across the globe to envision and create products that function in symbiotic harmony with the environment.
Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge 2021-2022
The Stanford Center on Longevity is inviting university students to design solutions for people of all ages.
3rd Annual C-IDEA Design Award: Call for Entries
The 2021 C-IDEA Design Award is now open for submissions. The annual juried design competition aims to recognize and promote visionary talents in a wide array of categories ranging from communication design, industrial design, architecture, interior design, fashion design and new media.
Interior Design's 2021 Best of Year Awards
Now celebrating its 16th year, Interior Design's Best of Year has become the ultimate measure of excellence, showcasing what's happening today in every category of design while simultaneously setting the bar even higher for the future.
FutureBrand Group Offers Youth Access to C-suite Team
In celebration of World Youth Skills Day, FutureBrand Group is offering young people aged 16 - 21 years old the opportunity to have a 1-2-1 meeting with members of its C-suite globally.
Dutch Design Week 2021 Returns with In-person Event
After last year's virtual edition, Dutch Design Week (DDW) has announced the return of its in-person event in 2021. DDW will take place October 16-24 in Eindhoven, Netherlands.
IDSA International Design Conference 2021
IDSA's 2021 International Design Conference will be held September 22-23. The virtual event aims to showcase multi-disciplinary design through multi-sensory experiences.
D&AD Shift with Google Opens Applications for New York's 2021 Program
D&AD Shift with Google, a free night school for those without a college qualification in design, opened applications for the 2021 New York program. The program creates an accessible space for self-taught, emerging creatives to hone their skills and help the industry access some of the best new talent.
New Cross-Industry Collaborative Aims to Increase Diversity in Design
Diversity in Design Collaborative (DID) is a group of companies united by a common belief in both design's power as an agent of change and in the critical role that diversity plays in creating strong, impactful businesses and innovations.
WDO to Establish 'World Design Library' in Torino
World Design Organization (WDO) has announced its plans to establish the first World Design Library in Torino, in partnership with the Città di Torino and the Politecnico di Torino. The library is set to be a public, national and international reference for in-depth study and research in the fields of design and environmental sustainability, in addition to a collection of the best design publications and artifacts.
EDIT Napoli: Open Call for Young Designers
EDIT Napoli is an innovative design fair created to support, promote and celebrate a new generation of designers. It focuses on the rise of the designer-maker who is at the forefront of a movement that is challenging the traditional chain of production and distribution. The third edition will be held in Naples on October 29-31, 2021.
IIDA NY Debuts Equity Council
The International Interior Design Association's New York Chapter (IIDA NY) has announced its partnership with the newly formed Equity Council, an independent consortium of designers and industry professionals unified in fostering engagement and accountability toward meaningful change in the design industry. The council's mission is to create a more just and equitable design industry by focusing on four key pillars in the workplace: cultures of inclusion, increased racial diversity, education, and communication.
Adobe Launches Substance 3D
Adobe has launched Substance 3D, a suite of powerful 3D tools and services that use the power of artificial intelligence to eliminate much of the technical complexity of 3D design.