Multidisciplinary Design News
Integrating Life and Work in the AEC World
As women achieve greater levels of parity in leadership roles, trail-blazing professionals in architecture, engineering and construction are focused on supporting and accelerating this trend.
Adobe and Fontself Release New Free Fonts for Valentine's Day
Adobe has partnered with Fontself to release four unique color fonts to take your love notes to the next level this Valentine's Day.
2019 In-House Creative Management Report by InSource and inMotionNow
InSource and inMotionNow have released the second Annual In-House Creative Management Report. The 2019 survey of 566 creative and marketing professionals finds that leaders in both camps scored marginal grades and points to a range of challenges in the organizational relationship, team alignment and collaboration - which stem from the natural challenges that come with growing in-house creative teams. More importantly, an analysis of the data links these challenges to the effects they have on creative operations and efficiency.
Adobe Releases Natural Instincts Visual Trend Report
Adobe Stock has released first 2019 Visual Trend, 'Natural Instincts,' which explores how consumers are embracing the natural world to seek balance in their chaotic lives-leading to a $3.7 trillion wellness industry that is exploding and shaping our visual world.
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.
The Bauhaus and Harvard
The Bauhaus and Harvard, on view at the Harvard Art Museums through July 28, marks the centennial of Bauhaus. The exhibition presents nearly 200 works by more than 70 artists, drawn almost entirely from the Busch-Reisinger Museum's extensive Bauhaus collection.
The 2019 DesignMarch, Iceland's annual design festival, will take place for the 11th time on March 28-31. This year will be the largest and most significant DesignMarch yet with over one hundred events transforming the most northerly capital in the world into one big venue for design.
InVision Releases 'The New Design Frontier' Report
InVision has released a report that looks into the business value of design at a time where more companies are undergoing digital transformation and turning to design to survive.
Applications Now Open for Adobe's 2019-2020 Creative Residency
Applications are now open for the 2019-2020 class of Adobe Creative Residency, a year-long program that provides creatives with the resources, support and networking opportunities to jumpstart their creative ambitions and turn their passion into a profession.
Innovations' 2019 Color Direction
Innovations has named Warm & Cool Gray, Navy Blue and Forest Green as its leading influence for product development in 2019.
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.
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.
MakerBot Launches Method: World's First Performance 3D Printer
MakerBot has recently launched 'MakerBot Method,' the world's first performance 3D printer. Method bridges the gap between desktop and industrial 3D printers by bringing features that were only available on industrial-grade printers to individual designers and engineers in a much more accessible model and at a significantly lower cost.
2019 Pollinator House Design-Build Competition
The 2019 Pollinator House Design-Build Competition is an open and one-stage contest in which entrants are asked to deliver a functional, contemporary pollinator house to be auctioned off to support both Gardens Buffalo Niagara and Buffalo Architecture Foundation's programs.
Accenture Interactive Releases 2019 Fjord Trends Report
Accenture Interactive has released the 2019 Fjord Trends Report. According to the report, facing an explosion of digital clutter resulting from two decades of rapid technology growth and innovation, people and organizations are rethinking what they really want.
Shutterstock's 2019 Color Trends Report Reveals Pink, Green and Purple as Top Colors Around the World
Shutterstock has released its 2019 Color Trends report, which identifies the top three universally popular colors that are surging year-over-year as well as local favorites from around the world.
Green Product Award 2019
The sixth Green Product Award is now open for submissions. The Award offers a platform for manufacturers, design studios and agencies that are distinguished by their products and services in terms of design, innovation and sustainability and who want to present themselves on the German market.
LA Design Festival 2019
LA Design Festival returns for a ninth year, bringing a host of designers, architects, and makers together from LA and beyond to celebrate the city's rich design culture. The festival will be held June 20-23.
Design Shanghai 2019
Design Shanghai 2019 will take place March 6-9 at the Shanghai Exhibition Centre. Focused on bringing together exceptional design, quality and inspiration, Design Shanghai is Asia's biggest design event welcoming almost 70,000 visitors from across the world as well as some of the most recognised and established global design brands and emerging design talent from China and beyond.
The Design Museum Launches New Design in Britain Campaign
The Design Museum has launched a new campaign, 'Design in Britain,' to show that design matters politically, economically and publicly. The campaign aims to connect new technologies with world-leading products and services.
Alcyon: Center Console Concept Designed for Autonomous Driving
Alcyon is a student-project, realised at the Dessau Department of Design under the supervision of Prof. Manuel Kretzer and in cooperation with AUDI.
Pantone Unveils 'Dear Evan Hansen' Custom Blue
Dear Evan Hansen has become a cultural phenomenon since it premiered on Broadway, winning six Tonys, a Grammy, and legions of fans.
FOG Design+Art 2019
FOG Design+Art's Fair's sixth edition will take place in San Francisco from January 17 - 20, 2019 at the historic Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture. FOG exemplifies the Bay Area's creativity and community-focused spirit, with a riveting line-up of public programs accompanying its presentation.
SaloneSatellite Launches Permanent Collection
SaloneSatellite has launched 'Permanent Collection,' featuring some of the most groundbreaking products shown over the 20+ memorable years of SaloneSatellite. Spearheaded by SaloneSatellite's founder and creator, Marva Griffin, the Permanent Collection dedicates a space at the new Legno Arredo ITS Rosario Messina Foundation Training Facility at Lentate sul Seveso to showcase past designs from SaloneSatellite's young innovators.
Design Museum Named Counter Investigations by Forensic Architecture Best Design of 2018
Counter Investigations, an exhibition of work by Forensic Architecture, has been named the 2018 Beazley Design of the Year by the Design Museum.
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.
N Square Innovation Summit at RISD
The N Square Innovation Summit at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) will bring together a network of innovators collaborating on new solutions to nuclear weapons threat.
ADIM 2019: Call for Papers
The Academy for Design Innovation Management has announced a call for papers for its 2019 international conference hosted by Loughborough University London, from 19 to 21 June.
Adobe Announces Final Visual Trend of 2018: Touch & Tactility
Adobe has released its final Visual Trend deep dive report of 2018, Touch and Tactility, which explores how creatives are adapting to our need for textures and tactile experiences. As Americans spend nearly half of their waking hours looking at a screen, they're desperately short on the textures, warmth and connections that come from engaging with things in the tangible world.
The One Club and 3% Movement Announce Next Creative Leaders Winners
The One Club for Creativity and The 3% Movement have announced the 10 winners of their joint Next Creative Leaders global awards program for 2018.