Multidisciplinary Design News
The One Club Lanches Free Jobs Board to Help Global Industry During Pandemic
The One Club for Creativity has launched 'The One Club COVID-19 Jobs Board,' a free resource for connecting people seeking work globally with agencies, design studios, production companies and brands looking to fill open positions.
United Nations Issues Global Call to Creatives
The United Nations has issued an open brief to creatives everywhere to help spread public health messages in ways which will be effective, accessible and shareable. The organization is looking for a multitude of creative solutions to reach audiences across different cultures, age groups, affiliations, geographies and languages.
Salone del Mobile.Milano Postponed to 2021
The 2020 edition of the Salone del Mobile.Milano has been canceled. The event will now take place next year, April 13-18. The decision to postpone was made by the Board of the Salone del Mobile.Milano in light of the ongoing pandemic.
Fabrica Launches 'Watch&Listen' Video Channel
Fabrica has launched a free video channel that features a selection of its creative content - including videos, short-films, music, lectures - to enjoy these long days at home.
Autodesk Launches 3ds Max 2021
Autodesk has launched 3ds Max 2021, featuring fully scriptable baking experience, simpler install process, viewport and rendering improvements, and integrated Python 3 support, among other enhancements.
Dezeen Launches 'Face to Face' Podcast Series
Dezeen has launched a new podcast series, called Face to Face. For the first episode, Dezeen's editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs sat down with artist, designer and director Es Devlin at her home and studio in London to discuss her seaside upbringing, her maverick student years and her meteoric career.
Communication Arts 2020 Design and Advertising Competitions
Communication Arts is calling for entries for its 2020 Design and Advertising Competitions. With an acceptance rate of less than 5%, these competitions are among the most exclusive major creative competitions in the world and inclusion is one of the most-coveted awards in the industry.
AIGA Design Conference 2020
The 2020 AIGA Design Conference will be held November 12-14 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The theme of the conference, 'Building Bridges,' will explore those in creative communities building new ways of thinking, living, and creating.
Service Design Days 2020
The 5th annual Service Design Days will be held April 2-5 in Barcelona. Under the theme of "A blended tomorrow - expanding design horizons with technology," the conference will offer a deeper look at how humans are going to interact with each other in new ways.
Getty Images Launches Visual GPS
Getty Images has launched Visual GPS, a new research report identifying four key 'Forces' - sustainability, technology, wellness and realness - that drive consumer preferences around visual content and impact purchase decision making.
Salone Del Mobile.Milano 2020 Postponed to June 16-21 (CANCELED)
The 59th edition of the Salone del Mobile.Milano, the world's preeminent design fair, has been postponed to June 16 - 21, 2020. The show will still be held at Rho Fiera Milano.
Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design 2020
Submissions are now open for the 2020 Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design. Designers, agencies and companies are invited to enter their brands and creative works to this international design competition.
Reimagining Brooklyn Bridge International Design Competition
Van Alen Institute, in collaboration with the New York City Council, has launched an international design competition to rethink the iconic Brooklyn Bridge walkway and spark a new public conversation about New York City's infrastructure.
dmi: 2020 Design Value Awards
Design Management Institute is now accepting submissions for the 2020 Design Value Awards. The Awards honor teams that have worked across boundaries to deliver significant value through design or design management practices.
2020 In-House Creative Management Report
InSource and inMotionNow have released their third Annual In-House Creative Management Report.
Clerkenwell Design Week 2020 (Postponed)
This Spring, Clerkenwell Design Week, the UK's leading independent design festival, will return for its eleventh edition in London's most creative district, on July 14-16. 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 (Cancelled)
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.
NYCxDESIGN 2020 (POSTPONED)
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.