Multidisciplinary Design News
A' Design Awards 2019
Submissions are now open for the 2019 A' Design Awards. The competition aims recognize the best design projects from around the world.
Salone del Mobile Announces Upcoming Shanghai Edition
Salone del Mobile has announced that its upcoming Shanghai edition, 'Salone del Mobile.Milano Shanghai,' will take place November 22-24, featuring 119 Italian brands showcasing the best of "Made in Italy" design to the Chinese market.
Call for Public Access Design 2019 Fellows
The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) is calling for applications from talented designers and visual artists to become 2019 Public Access Design Fellows.
2018 Clean Energy Challenge
The What Design Can Do platform is calling for submissions for its 2018 Clean Energy Challenge, focused finding creative solutions for pressing energy issues in México City, São Paulo, Nairobi, Delhi and Amsterdam. For each city 'What Design Can Do' has crafted locally specific briefings informed by real stories, global key issues and local design capacity.
Design Mark Recipients of 2018 Golden Pin Design Award Announced
The Design Mark recipients of the 2018 Golden Pin Design Award have been announced. Among the 697 recipients, judges point to trends such as sustainability in product design, and culture thinking in communication design.
RSA Student Design Awards 2018/19
The Royal Society of Arts has announced the briefs for the 2018/19 RSA Student Design Awards. The international design competition provides students and new graduates with an invaluable network and platform to develop their careers.
Green Good Design Awards 2019
The 2019 Green Good Design Awards are now open for submissions. The competition's goal is to bestow international recognition to those outstanding individuals, companies, organizations, governments, and institutions - together with their products, services, programs, ideas, and concepts-that have forwarded exceptional thinking and inspired greater progress toward a more healthier and more sustainable universe.
Dutch Design Week 2018
The 17th Dutch Design Week will be held October 20-28 in Eindhoven. This year, the event will present the work and concepts of over 2600 designers and welcome more than 335.000 visitors from home and abroad.
The Young Guns 16 Finalists Announced
The One Club has revealed the finalists for its 16th Young Guns, the industry's only global, cross-disciplinary, portfolio-based awards competition that identifies and celebrates today's vanguard of young creatives age 30 and under.
Adobe Reveals its Latest 2018 Visual Trend: History & Memory
Adobe has released its latest visual trend report, 'History & Memory,' which explores how designers, artists, and brands are bringing history into the present by using classical art as inspiration and combining old-world techniques with new technology.
Creative Selection: Inside Apple's Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs
Creative Selection by Ken Kocienda offers an insider's account of Apple's creative process during the golden years of Steve Jobs. For fifteen years, Kocienda was on the ground floor of the company as a specialist, directly responsible for experimenting with novel user interface concepts and writing powerful, easy-to-use software for products including the iPhone, the iPad, and the Safari web browser.
The ARTS+ 'Future of Culture' Festival
THE ARTS+ "Future of Culture Festival" will take place at the Frankfurter Buchmesse from October 10 - 14, 2018 in Hall 4.1. Core theme of the event is 'the transformation of culture and creativity by digitalization.'
Communication Arts Publishes Design Annual 59
Communication Arts has published the results of its 59th annual design competition. Of the 3,894 entries, only 130 were selected by a jury of respected creative professionals, representing the work of designers, art directors, design firms, agencies, publishers and in-house creative departments.
Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge 2018-2019
The Stanford Center on Longevity invites university students from around the world to participate in its sixth annual Design Challenge. This year's contest challenges teams to create solutions for 'Contributing at Every Age: Designing for Intergenerational Impact.'
United States Mint Seeks Artists to Design Coins
United States Mint is calling on professional artists from across the country to participate in its Artistic Infusion Program. The Program was established to enrich and invigorate the design of United States coins and medals by developing a pool of outside artists in graphic design, sculpture, engraving, drawing, painting, and other visual arts.
Thinc Creates New Experiences for Visitors to the Empire State Building
Thinc has recently completed the new 34th Street guest entrance into the Empire State Building (ESB).
Fashinnovation: Where Fashion & Technology Connect
Fashinnovation: Where Fashion & Technology Connect will be held at New York Fashion Week on September 12th, 2018. The event will bring together an eclectic mix of entrepreneurs & thought leaders, in the fashion & tech industries, for a full day of thought provoking conversations via panels - exuding knowledge and inspiration.
OFFF TLV 2018
OFFF TLV, the second annual international visual design festival, will take place October 14-15 at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art.
Montelupo Ceramic Award 2018
Submissions are now open for the Montelupo Ceramic Award, a new international competition to produce ceramic artifacts during an on-site residency close to Florence. The competition is open to young designers up to age 35.
WE DISSENT... Design of the Women's Movement in New York
"WE DISSENT... Design of the Women's Movement in New York," on view at the Cooper Union from October 2, looks at more than 150 years of feminist artifacts and printed matter from a variety of feminist and radical artists and collectives such as the Heterodoxy Club, Redstockings, the Guerrilla Girls, and more. The exhibition features more than 200 artifacts by women artists rarely seen and shown in order to reconsider the contributions of women to social unity and justice.
Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color at Cooper Hewitt
Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color, on view at the Cooper Hewitt through January 13, explores the elusive, complex phenomenon of color perception and how it has captivated artists, designers, scientists and philosophers.
First Round of iF Social Impact Prize Sponsors Five Initiatives
iF has announced that it has donated 25,000 EUR to five social aid projects across the globe through the first round of its 2018 Social Impact Prize.
Warsaw Home 2018
The 2018 Warsaw Home interior design trade fair will be held October 4-7 in Ptak Warsaw Expo. The event offers manufacturers and distributors representing furniture, decorating, components and accessories the opportunity to present their goods and ideas.
2019 One Show: Call for Entries
The One Club is now calling for entries for the 2019 One Show, the world's most prestigious awards show recognizing the best creative work in advertising, interactive, design and branded entertainment. The brightest creative minds from advertising agencies, digital agencies, design agencies, production companies, consumer brands and non-profit organizations are invited to enter.
SBID Launches New Student Competition: Designed for Business
The Society of British & International Design (SBID) has launched 'Designed for Business,' a new national competition for creative students and graduates across Interior Design, Product Design, Fashion and Art.
Designers Raising Awareness for Invisible Disabilities by Reimagining International Symbol of Access
Visability 93 has released an icon font to inspire the design community to invent a universal symbol that represents all people with disabilities, visible or invisible - not just wheelchair users.
Woods Bagot's Curvy Kiosks Arrive at the New South Street Seaport
Woods Bagot recently designed two kiosk for the South Street Seaport's newly-completed Riverdeck.
D&AD Impact Introduces $20,000 Prize Fund
D&AD Impact is a global initiative and awards program that exists to shine a light on the power of creativity as a force for good in the world. This year D&AD Impact are introducing a cash prize of $20,000 to be awarded at the discretion of the D&AD Impact Council.
Next Creative Leaders 2018
The One Club and The 3% Movement are calling for entries for their joint Next Creative Leaders program, celebrating talented creative women around the world who are marking their mark with both great work and a workplace perspective on diversity that helps change the industry for the better.
SCCI Architecture Hub 2018
The inaugural SCCI Architecture Hub will be held October 12-21 with a notable line up of international and local guests. The event will feature a rich and diverse 10 day program of talks, workshops and films.