Multidisciplinary Design News
The Pocket Complete Color Harmony
To be released this October, the pocket-size version of Complete Color Harmony is designed as a guide for anyone interested in the field of color: designers, artists, craftspeople, flower arrangers, event planners, and DIYers.
Icon for Neuchâtel's Central Plaza in Nuevo Polanco: International Call For Artists
MIRA and MASSIVart invite national and international artists to develop a proposal for a permanent public artwork to be located in the public plaza of MIRA's latest real estate development in Mexico City: Neuchâtel's Cuadrante Polanco.
RTF Architecture, Construction & Design Awards 2020
Rethinking The Future has launched the 2020 Architecture, Construction & Design Awards. The competition invites trendsetters, the pioneers and leaders - firms dealing with the global contemporary challenges head-on - with continuous innovation and excellence, and bring the best of such projects into the light to inspire the next generation.
Autodesk Releases 3ds Max 2021.1
Autodesk has released 3ds Max 2021.1, introducing new texture baking advancements, increased capabilities for physically based rendering (PBR) workflows, and viewport and modeling tool enhancements.
Next Creative Leaders 2020: Now Open to Non-Binary Creatives
The call for entries is now open for the 2020 Next Creative Leaders (NCL), a portfolio competition that identifies, celebrates and gives a global platform to talented womxn creatives who are making their mark on the world with both their work and a unique point of view on creative leadership that's changing the industry for the better.
SCI-Arc Making+Meaning 2020
SCI-Arc has announced that its summer program Making+Meaning will be held online this year. Now open to applicants all around the world, students from across the US, Asia, Europe, and beyond will convene to delve deeply into the most cutting-edge techniques and processes advancing design and architecture today.
San Francisco Design Week 2020
The 14th Annual San Francisco Design Week (SFDW), which attracts annually 60,000 visitors from around the world, is returning this year as the first regional virtual design festival.
D&AD New Blood Digital Festival 2020
D&AD has revealed its plans for the 2020 New Blood Digital Festival, running from July 6-10 in place of its annual Festival at London's Truman Brewery. The digital festival will provide a virtual platform that continues to support and stimulate emerging creative talent during what will be a challenging year for graduates.
Young Guns 18: Call for Entries
The One Club for Creativity has opened the call for entries for Young Guns 18, celebrating international creative professionals age 30 or younger. Young Guns is the industry's only global, cross-disciplinary, portfolio-based awards competition that identifies and celebrates today's vanguard of young creatives.
PepsiCo Launches New Design Podcast 'In Your Shoes'
PepsiCo has launched a new, biweekly podcast to explore the transformative power of design: In Your Shoes, hosted by PepsiCo's Chief Design Officer, Mauro Porcini.
RGD Virtual In-House Design Conference 2020
During the week of June 22, The Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) will host a virtual conference created specifically for in-house designers.
WIPO Launches PROOF: New Business Service That Provides Evidence of an Intellectual Asset's Existence
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has launched PROOF, a new online business service that provides tamper-proof evidence of the existence at a point in time of any digital file, including data sets, in any format.
City of Baltimore Launches 'Design for Distancing' Competition
The City of Baltimore is calling for entries for its 'Design for Distancing' competition. How might we reconfigure public space to safely patronize local businesses and our main streets? This is unchartered territory, and the world needs the brightest minds and most innovative ideas.
Adobe 99U Conference 2020 Goes Online
This year, Adobe's annual 99U Conference is moving online, and it's going to be streamed free. The Conference is a call to unpack our creative identities, exploring how to establish our purpose, nurture our talent, and define success on our own terms.
VoloPort Wins Gold in 2020 German Innovation Award
VoloPort, the world's first Vertiport prototype for electrically powered air taxis, has been awarded Gold in the 2020 German Innovation Award.
James Dyson Award 2020
The 2020 James Dyson Award, an international design award that celebrates, encourages and inspires the next generation of design engineers, is now open for submissions. The competition is open to current and recent design engineering students, and is run by the James Dyson Foundation.
Space10 Launches Free and Open-Source 'Bee Home' Project
SPACE10 recently collaborated with Bakken & Bæck and Tanita Klein to launch Bee Home, an open invitation for everyone to give bees the space they need.
100 Archive Launches 'Map Irish Design'
100 Archive has launched Map Irish Design, which features 2,300 communication design projects collected since 2010. Funded by the Creative Ireland Programme, Map Irish Design sought to look more closely at these projects and their associated data to build a comprehensive picture of contemporary communications design in Ireland.
Adobe Color Update Adds Tools to Bring Accessibility Directly into Color Creation
In celebration of World Accessibility Day, Adobe has released new updates for Adobe Color to help designers create visually accessible color themes for use in their artwork and designs. Adobe Color is a web app and creative community where you and other artists can create and share color themes and inspiration.
Be Original Americas Launches Inaugural Worldwide Virtual Student Fellowship
Be Original Americas has announced the launch of its first worldwide virtual student fellowship program. This summer, 25+ companies will present through a series of webinars to a global audience of students. The program will offer insights from leading brands, makers, and creators to learn about working in an industry that shapes the way we live, work, and play.
HUSH Launches HUSH+1 Podcast
HUSH has launched HUSH+1, a podcast 'for makers, by makers.' The podcast offers an insider's look, delivering open and honest dialogue between creatives across a variety of industries.
Tomorrow's Human Experience: Experiences That Matter
Next week, Eight Inc. will host a virtual summit titled 'Experiences That Matter' to explore the mindset that is needed now to deliver the customer experiences of the future.
ADC 99th Annual Awards Week Kicks Off With 36 Cube Winners in Fashion Design and Illustration
Winners in Fashion Design and Illustration were revealed on this first day of the week-long online ADC 99th Annual Awards.
Knoll Design Days 2020: Opportunities for Change
Knoll has announced programming details for its upcoming Knoll Design Days 2020 - Opportunities for Change. For the first time, this year's event will be offered as free virtual programming for industry insiders and design enthusiasts alike from June 9-10, 2020 from noon - 6 PM EST each day.
Goldreed Industrial Design Award 2020
Xiongan Future Industrial Design Institute has announced its inaugural Goldreed Industrial Design Award (GIDA). Drawing from the scientific-technological progress and from the social changes that are currently happening in our society, GIDA aims at using design as a way to suggest new lifestyles, in order to contribute to the balanced development between human and nature.
2020 Indigo Design Award Winners Announced
Indigo has announced the winners of its 3rd Indigo Design Award. Indigo spent the past year scouring the globe for the best in visual design from jaw-dropping illustrations to logos that pop, causes for the greater good, and the hottest in innovative web creation.
German Design Awards 2021
Submissions are now open for the 2021 German Design Awards. Organized by German Design Council, the Awards program honors the best design achievements at an international level, drawing unique public attention to design and brand expertise.
FLA Online Innovation Week
Future London Academy (FLA) has announced a 5-day online program specially created for experienced innovation professionals, service designers and business leaders who are constantly looking for new approaches, tools and fresh case studies.
Green Good Design 2020 Winners Announced
The Chicago Athenaeum and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies have announced the winners of the 2020 Green Good Design Awards.
Karim Rashid Wins 2020 American Prize for Design
The Chicago Athenaeum has announced Karim Rashid as this year's Laureate of the prestigious American Prize for Design.