Multidisciplinary Design News
Adobe Launches 'Inspiration Engine' Amazon Alexa Skill
Adobe has today launched the ' Adobe Inspiration Engine,' a free Amazon Alexa Skill rescuing people from their creative ruts.
D&AD Releases Second Series of 'Make and Break' Podcast
D&AD has released the second series of D&AD Make and Break - a six-part podcast aiming to help students, graduates and aspiring creatives get a foothold in the industry. Hosted by Naina Sethi, the series features high-profile some of the UK's most exciting creative talent sharing tips, hacks and advice for getting into the creative industries.
The One Show 2020: Call for Entries
Submissions are now open for the 2020 One Show, one of the world's most prestigious awards shows recognizing the best creative work in advertising, interactive, design and branded entertainment.
Made Thought Pop-up in London's Seven Dials
Made Thought recently launched a pop-up in London's Seven Dials which acts as a creative playground and experimental space to explore how brands are engaging with new audiences through experimental retail concepts and immersive installations.
2019 SEGD Xlab: The Future of Experience & Place
The Society for Experiential Graphic Design's 2019 Xlab, the ninth-annual experiential graphic design gathering, will be held in Brooklyn at BRIC for the second consecutive year. This year's theme, 'The Future of Experience & Place,' will explore the increasing value and demand in creating experiences.
What's Wrong With Design: Panel Discussion at Parsons School of Design
On November 8, Eray/Carbajo will host a panel discussion on how 'good design' can problem-solve and generate solutions for a sustainably better future.
Mondo Mendini: The World of Alessandro Mendini at Groninger Museum
'Mondo Mendini: The World of Alessandro Mendini,' on view at the Groninger Museum through May 5, is a large-scale exhibition of the renowned Italian designer, who 25 years ago served as the chief architect of the still remarkable Groninger Museum building, put together shortly before he passed away. Mendini chose to display not only a broad selection from his own oeuvre, but he also selected works by artists with whom he felt a kinship, such as Paul Signac, Gio Ponti, and Michele De Lucchi.
Adobe Releases Redesigned Creative Cloud Desktop App
Adobe has released a new Creative Cloud desktop application, redesigned from the ground up to offer an intuitive way to discover, access and update Adobe apps.
14th Arte Laguna Prize
Entries are open for the 14th edition of Arte Laguna Prize, one of the world's most influential competitions for emerging artists and designers. The Prize showcases and promotes creative talents, giving them many opportunities for gaining international visibility and realizing new projects.
DCDT Talk: Design 2030
Detroit Center for Design + Technology will host its final DCDT Talk of 2019 on October 17 to explore the future of design & technology.
Private View(s): Creative Leaders Behind World's Most Influential Brands Tell All in New Podcast
Ask Us For Ideas (AUFI), a client-creative matchmaking agency, has launched 'Private View(s)' - a 10-episode podcast series that shares the secrets of the world's most creative studios.
C2CPII Design & Innovation Forum Stockholm
Cradle To Cradle Products Innovation Institute's 2019 Design & Innovation Forum will be held on November 4-5 in Stockholm. The event will focus on opportunities, solutions and ideas for transforming products for a circular economy with innovators, designers and companies.
ADC 99th Annual Awards
The 99th ADC Annual Awards, one of the world's longest-running and most prestigious global competitions celebrating excellence in craft and innovation in all forms of design and advertising, is now open for submissions.
Open Call: Water as Leverage for IABR International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam
The ninth edition of the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam, IABR-2020-DOWN TO EARTH, seeks proposals in response to the Open Call for the 'Water as Leverage' exhibition (working title: Flows), one core element of the 2020 biennale.
Designs for Different Futures at Philadelphia Museum of Art
Designs for Different Futures, on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art from October 22 through March 8, will explore the challenges and opportunities that humans may face in the years and centuries ahead. Visitors will encounter lab-grown food, seaweed textiles, and ballet shoes made with sweat among a range of works that raise many questions, including about what technologies may hold for intimacy, identity, and citizenship.
Design Leadership Summit 2019
Presented by Figma, DLS 2019 is one of North America's largest conferences for those leading and managing design teams.
Adobe Releases Fresco Drawing and Painting App for iPad
Adobe has today released Fresco, a next-generation painting and drawing app for the iPad. Designed for professional-quality work but easy enough for anyone to use, Fresco offers sharp, clean, infinitely scalable vector brushes, versatile and adaptable Photoshop brushes.
Creative Works Conference 2019
The 6th annual Creative Works Conference will be held October 3-5 at the Halloran Centre in Memphis, TN. The three-day conference aims to connect, inspire, and empower a driven creative community.
The One Club Launches 'One Show Sustainable Development Pencil' at UN
The One Club for Creativity has partnered with the United Nations Office for Partnerships and PVBLIC Foundation to launch 'The One Show Sustainable Development Pencil.' The new SD Pencil will reward agencies and brands who utilize their talents and resources to create work which betters the world and contributes to securing a sustainable future.
iF Social Impact Prize 2019 Recipients Announced
iF has revealed the recipients of the first round of the 2019 Social Impact Prize. Twice a year, iF donates a total of EUR 50,000 to exceptional projects that tackle the most urgent challenges facing our society.
2019 Design Census Results Released
AIGA and Google have released the results of the 2019 Design Census - a free and open-source platform for understanding the complex economic, social, and cultural factors shaping today's design practice.
Valencia Named World Design Capital 2022
The World Design Organization has today announced Valencia (Spain) as the 2022 World Design Capital. Valencia is the eighth city to hold this biennial designation.
Reducing the Inequity Gap: Designing for Affordability
One of the key challenges of this century is addressing rising levels of inequity around the world. We have seen great advancement in the longevity innovation space, but new products and services far too often only reach the wealthiest people in a society.
Design Museum Announces 2019 Beazley Designs of the Year Nominees
The Design Museum has unveiled the 76 nominees for the 2019 Beazley Designs of the Year. Nominees include a meme-inspired dress collection by Viktor & Rolf, a data generated proxy address system created to reduce homelessness, the world's first hands-free breast pump, Adidas's collaboration with designer Ji Won Choi, as worn by Beyoncé, food sharing app OLIO and The Shed's extendable building in New York.
Lexus Design Award 2020
The 2020 Lexus Design Award is now open for submissions. Entrants from around the world are invited to submit design concept ideas that capture the three key principles of the Lexus brand - Anticipate, Innovate and Captivate - and how they help meet the needs of both individuals and society.
Tom Dixon Named Recipient of 2019 London Design Medal
London Design Festival has awarded Tom Dixon with the 2019 London Design Medal. The award is the highest accolade bestowed upon an individual who has distinguished themselves within the industry and demonstrated consistent design excellence.
Method in the Madness Podcast
Gregor Matheson, Head of Design at Signal, has recently launched a new podcast called 'Method in the Madness' which not only delves deep into design and creativity but leadership, productivity and personal development.
Substance by Form&Seek at 2019 Detroit Month of Design
The Substance exhibition by Form&Seek will center around the processes of material exploration as a driving force of design. Much like the designers of the Bauhaus, Detroit designers are returning to craft-based practices in a post-industrial climate, finding ways of bridging the gap between machine-made and hand-made.
The Design Museum Launches Bauhaus Road Crossing for London Design Festival
Pentagram partner Sascha Lobe has created a new London Design Festival installation, a Bauhaus road crossing titled 'Bauhaus Rewritten.' Commissioned by The Design Museum, the installation celebrates the women of Bauhaus.
Altagamma NEXT Design Perspectives International Design Conference
The NEXT Design Perspectives conference will offer a day of insights and speculation on design, lifestyle and consumption trends, which will have a significant impact on the cultural and creative industries.