Palo Alto Residence by Studio VARA
Studio VARA recently completed a new ground-up residence for a young couple. The residence is located on a prominent yet petite corner lot in Old Palo Alto.
FutureBrand UXUS Designs Experience Center for Shimano
FutureBrand UXUS has created the new Shimano Experience Center in Valkenburg, Netherlands. The Center serves as a hub for fishing, cycling, and rowing enthusiasts.
PINCH Opens New Shop at 200 Ebury Street, London
PINCH has recently opened its new shop on Ebury Street in one of London's most vibrant interior design districts, Pimlico Road in Belgravia.
Arpino Wins Red Dot Award: Best of the Best for OXS
Arpino has won a 2019 Red Dot Award: Best of the Best for 'OXS' - its new line of urban furniture.
The New Division Launches 'Target Finder' to Communicate UN's Iconic 17 Global Goals
The New Division, the sustainability strategy agency behind the design for the UN's iconic 17 Global Goals, has today launched a new Target Finder to help communicate them.
Creuna Norway Creates New Brand Identity for City of Oslo
Creuna Norway has created a new brand identity for The City of Oslo. Oslo is a thousand years old, yet thoroughly modern with world-class municipal services. Over time, clutter had built up in the city's identity, and about 250 logos were in use. As a result, Oslo's residents didn't recognize much of the good work that their government actually did. In addition, it was estimated that this fragmented approach cost the municipality over €4 million each year to maintain.
MUJI's Newest Store in New York on 59th Street Opens July 4th
MUJI is opening its their newest Manhattan location on 59th street. MUJI 59th Street will debut new in-store services from the brand, including engraving and digital fabric printing, alongside the brand's product line including: apparel, childrenswear, kitchenware, tableware, furniture, interior and storage accessories, stationery, skincare, bags, suitcases, plants, and books.
Samsung and Dezeen Launch 2019 Mobile Design Competition
Samsung and Dezeen have launched a design competition to challenge professional and student designers to imagine how we will use mobile devices in the future and present fresh perspectives on how Galaxy smartphones, tablets, and wearables could evolve.
Elmwood Creates New Brand Identity for Innovative Subscription-based Stirrd Brand
Elmwood has created a brand identity for Stirrd - a premium online confectionery brand. Elmwood was responsible for naming, packaging, product proposition, structural pack design, website design, photography and art direction, and font creation.
A' Design Award 2020
The 2020 A' Design Award is now open for submissions. The competition aims to create a global appreciation and awareness for good design by promoting the very best design work from all design disciplines and all countries.
GIRAF15: Call for Films
Submissions are now open for the 15th GIRAF International Festival of Independent Animation. An annual animation festival that runs each November at the Globe Cinema in Calgary, GIRAF celebrates the spirit of independent, underground, and experimental animation, showcasing Canadian animators and presenting diverse animations from around the globe.
Pure Talents Contest 2020
The seventeenth Pure Talents Contest, an internationally renowned design competition for young designers, is now open for submissions.
BDG Completes New Amsterdam Campus for WPP
BDG has completed the new Amsterdam campus for WPP as part of its global co-location strategy, which is to provide world-class spaces that bring together its people and agencies into one location, encouraging greater collaboration and giving clients easier access to all of WPP's talent and expertise.
Pininfarina Wins 2019 International Architecture Award for Cyrela
Pininfarina has received the 2019 International Architecture Award for its first-ever residential tower, Cyrela.
Vault49 Designs Latin American Inspired Packaging for Baileys Tres Leches
Vault49 has unveiled its design for Baileys Tres Leches which launches in Mexico. The New York agency took inspiration from the world of handcrafted Latin American desserts to create the new packaging design that also fuses vibrant regional decoration with marbled cream splashes to celebrate the iconic flavor of Tres Leches.
Waterfront Beach Residence by Tyler Engle Architects
Tyler Engle Architects recently completed Waterfront, a modern and welcoming beachfront residential located in Seattle, WA.
Redesigned Litter Baskets Set for Trial on NYC Streets
The NYC Department of Sanitation, Van Alen Institute, IDSA and AIA NY have unveiled prototyped litter baskets produced as part of the BetterBin Competition.
Apple and Foster + Partners Unveil an Inviting Pavilion in the Heart of Taipei
Apple Xinyi A13, Apple's newest store in Taipei, is situated on the eastern edge of the city. Xinyi is a young, cosmopolitan and vibrant area filled with cultural attractions, shops, and entertainment spaces.
M-Rad Moves to New Headquarters
Looking to expand and grow further, M-Rad moved to a brand new location and created a flexible environment that serves as a home base for employees as well as accommodates the studio's busy schedule of industry events and panels.
Allseating Expands Tuck Collection with Tuck Nester
Allseating has expanded its Tuck Collection with Tuck Nester, a nesting chair ideal for institutional settings including classrooms, auditoriums, meeting rooms, and event spaces that require a space-saving seating solution.
Hillside Sanctuary by Hoedemaker Pfeiffer
Hoedemaker Pfeiffer recently designed Hillside Sanctuary, a retreat in the San Juan Islands, Washington.
Design Core Detroit Launches Podcast on Inclusive Design and Sustainable Development
Design Core Detroit has launched The Detroit City of Design Podcast, hosted by Design Core's Executive Director, Olga Stella.
Yabu Pushelberg Designs Second Raffles Hotel in Singapore
Yabu Pushelberg has developed the masterplan for Raffles Sentosa Resort & Spa Singapore, planned for 2022.
John Lum Architecture Adds Resimercial Touch to Venture Capitalist Firm
When venture capitalist firm, Battery Ventures, was seeking to design their San Francisco headquarters, they wanted a space that would communicate their corporate culture while appealing to a broad range of clients, including young entrepreneurs seeking financing, and established blue-chip companies looking for support.
Bentley Continental GT Convertible Number 1 Edition by Mulliner
Bentley has unveiled a unique, limited edition model that pays homage to the legendary No. 1 Bentley Blower of 1929.
Pickard Chilton Completes Master Plan and Tower Design for Shinagawa Development in Tokyo
Pickard Chilton has completed the master plan for Global Gateway Shinagawa, a transformative redevelopment of the northern portion of Tokyo's Shinagawa Station and railyard, reminiscent of New York's own Hudson Yards. The master plan has recently been reviewed and certified by Japan's Prime Minister Shinzō Abe.
Leviathan Creates Interactive Installations for McDonald's Global Headquarters
Leviathan recently created brilliant interactive installations for McDonald's iconic new global headquarters.
Nemo Tile + Stone Opens New Showroom In Philadelphia's Old City District
Nemo Tile + Stone has opened its new, ground level, showroom in Philadelphia. The showroom is located in the heart of Philadelphia's Old City District, joining industry compatriots such as Poggenpohl, in establishing a neighborhood dedicated to providing the best in high design to the region.
HBF Reimagines the Conference Table with Torre Collection
HBF is turning the traditional conference setting on its head with its newest line of Torre conference tables.
Almost Gold Unveils Major Studio Expansion
Almost Gold has unveiled a major studio expansion on the eve of the company's five year anniversary.
Poliform Opens its First Showroom in Guadalajara
Poliform has opened its mono-brand store, OSSO Furniture in Guadalajara. The new 4,000 sqft retail space showcases the brand's global concept of 'Poliform Home,' allowing visitors to discover Poliform collections in an intimate real home setting.
New Museum Unveils Design of Second Building by OMA
The New Museum has unveiled plans for its second building, designed by OMA / Shohei Shigematsu and Rem Koolhaas in collaboration with Cooper Robertson. This will be OMA's first public building in New York City.
JDO's Rebrand of FUN Light Brings out Its Playful Side
JDO has created a distinctive 'stand out' 2D and 3D design for Scandinavia's leading cordial brand - FUN Light.
Bluemarlin Redesigns KOFF's Craft Range
Bluemarlin recently redesigned Finnish brewery Sinebrycoff's craft range of KOFF. KOFF is a contemporary heritage brand that exists to transform moments into celebrations.
CUP Seeks Designers for Making Policy Public
The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) is seeking collaborators for the next four issues of Making Policy Public. Making Policy Public is an eight- to ten-month long collaboration of CUP staff, a designer (or design team), and an organization advocating for community change, resulting in the creation of a foldout poster that breaks down a complex policy issue.
Second African American Footwear Forum to Be Held on August in Portland
Pensole and the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA) have announced the second African American Footwear Forum (AAFF), a global forum for discussing issues and opportunities and providing a venue to make connections in the footwear industry for people of color. The event will be held on Saturday, August 10 at the Portland Art Museum.
Van Alen Institute and City of Miami Announce Finalists for Keeping Current Competition
Van Alen Institute, in collaboration with the City of North Miami, has selected three international firms to advance to the final stage of the Keeping Current: Repetitive Loss Properties competition.
AJ100 Names Foster + Partners 'International Practice of the Year'
AJ100 has named Foster + Partners the International Practice of the Year. Picked from a shortlist of five, the Architects' Journal commended the practice for having "a stand-out year internationally, working in that sweet spot where design excellence meets business achievement."
London Design Fair 2019
Located in Shoreditch, the creative heart of London, the London Design Fair is a four-day industry event that brings together 550 exhibitors from 36 countries, including: independent designers, established brands, international country pavilions, features and exhibitions.
The 2019 edition of Cersaie - the world's premier exhibition of ceramic tile and bathroom furnishings - is returning to Bologna, Italy from September 23-27.
MOO Launches Color Study Tool for Exploring Colors with Bauhaus-inspired Patterns
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus, MOO has created a web and mobile tool that allows users to easily experiment with color like Josef Albers or El Lissitzky.
Coalesse Launches New Lagunitas Focus Nook
Coalesse has launched Lagunitas Focus Nook, the first individual work alcove in the category-defining lounge collection by Toan Nguyen.
Knight Foundation Announces Inaugural Knight Public Spaces Fellowship Winners
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has announced the seven outstanding individuals who will share over $1 million as part of a new national Fellowship dedicated to advancing the creation of public spaces that promote civic engagement.
RIBA Future Trends Survey May 2019
Architects remain steady in the face of uncertainty, according to the 2019 May results of the RIBA Future Trends Survey. In May the RIBA Future Trends Workload Index remained at +5 for the third consecutive month.
Design that Educates Awards 2020
The 2020 Design that Educates Awards (DtEA) is now open for submissions. The Award recognizes, showcases, and promotes globally the best ideas and implementations of architecture and design that can educate.
bluemarlin Rebrands Dr. Beckmann
bluemarlin has completed a global brand refresh for Dr. Beckmann. Uniting their brand worldwide with consistency, simplicity, and relevance, the new design will support Dr. Beckmann's ambition to realize its high global market potentials.
Phoenix Wharf Creates First London Presence for Yeo Valley
Phoenix Wharf has been working with the UK's leading organic dairy brand Yeo Valley on its first ever store and café away from their Somerset HQ in Blagdon - which has just opened in Queensway, London.
Baca Architects Wins Planning Consent for Tyram Lakes Hotel and Spa in South Yorkshire
Baca Architects recently secured planning permission for the £25 million Tyram Lakes Hotel and Spa in South Yorkshire.
Deep Designs Commemorative Publication for Royal Hospital Chelsea
Deep recently collaborated with the Royal Hospital Chelsea to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day by telling the stories of Chelsea Pensioners who fought there.
Tangram Hosts Expert Panel to Address Eight Trends in Adaptive Workspaces
Tangram recently hosted a special panel discussion on 'Adaptive Workspaces for Growing Companies' at its Downtown LA facility.
Design Bridge New York Transforms Identity of Financial Alliance for Women
Design Bridge New York has developed a dynamic new mission, name, visual identity and strapline for The Financial Alliance for Women, which captures the Alliance's personality as a Catalyst for Transformation in the global financial sector.
Robot Food Rebrands 'Bells & Whistles' Vegan Cake
Robot Food recently rebranded vegan cake brand Bells & Whistles for Bells of Lazonby. Established in 1946, Bells of Lazonby has been baking cakes for over 70 years.
HENN Wins Competition for RLB Campus '25 in Linz
HENN has won a design competition for CAMPUS '25 of Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich in the state capital Linz, Upper Austria. Openness, flexibility and multi-functionality are the guiding principles for the new CAMPUS '25.
FutureBrand UXUS Releases 'Retail & Everyday Wonder' Report
FutureBrand UXUS has released its new report, 'Retail & Everyday Wonder: The Future Needs Magic,' which aims to explore the role that design plays in shaping the future of retail.
Houston Endowment Headquarters International Design Competition
Houston Endowment (HE), a leading philanthropic organization based in Houston, Texas, has launched a global search for an outstanding design team of architects and landscape architects for the philanthropy's new headquarters.
T20 by Jacques Ferrier Architecture and Sensual City Studio
Jacques Ferrier Architecture and Sensual City Studio have recently completed the T20 in Xujiahui.
ADFF Launches 11th Season with Film on Legendary Female Architects Who Shaped the Cities
The Architecture & Design Film Festival (ADFF) - the largest film festival devoted to the creative spirit that drives architecture and design - will launch its 11th season in New York this October.
Sonos and Google Explore Science of Sound with Interactive 'Brilliant Sound Experience' Pop-Up
Last week Sonos x Google hosted the Brilliant Sound Experience, a unique fan pop-up delving into the science of sound and featuring AI-assisted music from pioneer in music and emerging technologies Holly Herndon.
Mutuus Studio Creates 'Waypoint' Art Installation for Bellingham's New Waterfront Park
Mutuus Studio has created 'Waypoint,' an art installation for a new park of the same name in Bellingham, WA.
Choeff Levy Fischman Designs Three-Structure Modern Manse in Miami Beach
Choeff Levy Fischman recently completed a three-structure modern manse, located on the star-studded North Bay Road in Miami Beach.
PAVE Student Design Competition 2019
The PAVE Student Design Competition promotes 'real-world' design experience for college-level students interested in pursuing careers in the retail design industry.
OE Quasi Light by Olafur Eliasson
Louis Poulsen has launched OE Quasi Light by Olafur Eliasson. The fixture is composed of two contrasting geometric shapes, nested inside each other.
WDO Announces Shortlisted Cities for World Design Capital 2022
The World Design Organization (WDO) has today announced that Bengaluru (India) and Valencia (Spain) have been shortlisted to become the 2022 World Design Capital (WDC). The shortlist was established by the WDC Selection Committee comprising international experts in design or cities economic and social development.
Stone Island Debuts Icon Imagery Collection AW19-20
Stone Island has debuted its Icon Imagery collection for Autumn/Winter 2019/2020. The new colorful collection consists of windbreakers, pullover anoraks, parkas and bomber jackets.
Adobe Partners with Red Cross to Create Font with Purpose
Adobe has today released a new free font 'Surce Sns Missing Types,' created in partnership with the Red Cross for their 'Missing Types' campaign.
HGA Completes Interior Design for Sleep Number's New SleepIQ LABS
HGA recently completed the interior design for Sleep Number's new 14,000 SF SleepIQ LABS space located at 111 N. Market Street in San Jose, CA.
Studio Ongarato Wins SEGD Honor Award for Arup Melbourne Headquarters
Studio Ongarato has been recognized for its work on Arup Melbourne's workplace at the 2019 SEGD Global Design Awards.
IFI Launches Global Awards Program
The International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers has announced its inaugural Global Awards Program (IFI GAP). The Awards will recognize design excellence at the global level.
Geiger Debuts Crosshatch Settee by EOOS
Geiger has debuted the Crosshatch Settee, the latest extension of the Crosshatch Seating Family, designed by EOOS.
Pickard Chilton Tapped by Boston Properties to Design Google's New Cambridge HQ
Pickard Chilton has been selected by developer Boston Properties to design a 16-story, 417,000 gsf office tower at 325 Main Street in Cambridge, Mass.
Morrama Launches Angle Brush & Bowl on Kickstarter
Morrama launched a shaving Brush & Bowl to accompany the celebrated Angle Razor - a 2018 Kickstarter sensation, securing over 380% of its funding target.
Jānis Čakste's House Exhibition by H2E
H2E has designed a new exhibition, 'Jānis Čakste's House,' dedicated to the consolidation of democratic values and serves as an open space for discussions about the nature of a democratic state and society.
& SMITH Delivers Identity for Serata Hall
& SMITH has designed the new identity for Serata Hall, the latest bar from Albion & East. Recently opened on Old Street roundabout in Shoreditch, Serata Hall is a relaxed and informal venue, offering pizzas and sharing plates, bottomless brunches, gin masterclasses and a regular liquor club.
McDonald's Flagship Times Square Designed by Landini Associates
Landini Associates designed the recently opened McDonald's flagship store in New York City's iconic Times Square.
Ideal Home Exhibition at Powerhouse Museum
The Ideal Home exhibition at the Powerhouse Museum explores the history of Australian home told through household objects, furniture, and design classics. Co-presented by Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences and Penrith Regional Gallery, the exhibition explores Australian experiences of home and family life across the past 120 years whilst simultaneously addressing contemporary social issues of domestic violence and homelessness.
Robot Food Rebrands Hawkes
Robot Food recently rebranded Hawkes, following BrewDog's acquisition of the brand. Robot Food was appointed by Hawkes to tap into the mindset of the craft drinker and put cider on the craft agenda.
MOO x Kate Moross Journals
MOO and Kate Moross have launched a set of three softcover limited edition journals, MOO x Kate Moross Journals, designed for sketching, writing, and planning.
Visual Memoranda: A Sampling of Posters from the IBM Poster Program: 1969-1979
Visual Memoranda: A Selection of Posters from the IBM Poster Program 1969-1979, on view at the Type Directors Club through August 1st, features a beautiful selection of posters from the late 60s, when IBM sought to align itself with modern graphic designers who were as innovative as the technology that IBM was creating.
CuldeSac Custom Designs New Hall for B&B Hotel in Getafe
CuldeSac Custom recently completed the new hall of the B&B hotel in Getafe. It is a very fresh space, casual and totally given to the user experience.
Frame Awards 2020
The third Frame Awards is now open for submissions. Interior designers, makers, and clients from all over the world are invited to submit their best interiors and spatial work.
Humanscale to Debut 'Summa' Conference Chair at NeoCon
Humanscale will debut Summa, the brand's first executive chair created in collaboration with Gensler, at NeoCon.
dmi:Design Value Award 2019
Submissions are open for the 2019 dmi:Design Value Awards. The Awards honor teams that have worked across boundaries to deliver significant value through design or design management practices.
Ideas In Motion 2019
The 2019 Ideas In Motion will offer an exploration of the concepts and design behind motion design within broadcast and film. Attendees will be able to learn from designers and directors from some of the top studios as they dissect the creative and technical approaches to conveying the story of new worlds through design, motion, VFX and more.
AIA Film Challenge 2019
The fifth annual AIA Film Challenge is now open for submissions. The annual competition offers a chance to highlight the ways entrants helped build stronger communities alongside civic leaders.
Oppenheim Architecture Completes Ayla Clubhouse & Golf Academy
Oppenheim Architecture recently completed the Ayla Clubhouse & Golf Academy in Jordan. The building takes inspiration from the natural dunescapes and mountains of the surrounding desert as well as the architectural heritage of the ancient Bedouin.
Pratt Creative Xchange
MADWORKSHOP and Pratt Institute have come together to establish a new creative education space in Kingston, NY - the Pratt Creative Xchange - with the aim of bringing the community together through design and craft.
Denomination Creates Branding for 'Tread Softly'
Denomination has created a delicate and sensual brand design for a new wine by Australian organic winemaker Fourth Wave called Tread Softly.
PB Creative Gives Pure Leaf Tea a Global Brand Refresh
PB Creative has unveiled its global brand re-design for tea producer Pure Leaf, ahead of its relaunch.
FUTURE Designs Launches Podcast Series
FUTURE Designs has launched its first series of informative and educational podcasts through interviews with some of its experts. The three episodes, which are hosted by journalist Grant Gibson, explore the past, present and future of FUTURE Designs, outlining its humble beginnings to become one of the top five lighting manufacturers in the fit-out market.
Royal Copenhagen Launches HAV
Royal Copenhagen has launched HAV, a dinnerware series of 9 pieces including a teapot ornamented with an elegant bronze handle, a uniquely shaped hybrid bowl and carafe, a thermal mug, plates of two different sizes, and three different sizes of bowls.
IIDA Announces Winners of 7th Annual Latin America Design Awards
IIDA has announced the winners of 2019 IIDA Latin America Design Awards. This competition was created to recognize, honor, and celebrate outstanding interior design/interior architecture projects that represent the highest level of creativity, originality, and design excellence in the Latin America and Caribbean regions.
Stellar Works Launches the Taylor Collection by Yabu Pushelberg
Stellar Works has unveiled the Taylor Collection designed by Yabu Pushelberg. Grounded in clean, comfortable and functional design, the global design studio sought to create a collection of essentials that effortlessly work together but are not tied to a specific genre.
Gallagher & Associates Designs Interactive Exhibitions for New International Spy Museum
Last month, the new 140,000-square-foot International Spy Museum (SPY) opened in Washington, DC. For the new Museum, Gallagher & Associates designed the overall visitor experience including exhibitions, media, retail, lobby, and graphics that push the boundaries of innovative storytelling and immersive design.
Lumsden Designs Eighth MoMA Design Store at LOFT, Japan
Lumsden has designed the newly opened MoMA Design Store in Tokyo's Ginza shopping district. The new concession is the eighth Design Store for MoMA and comes ahead of the institution's reopening in New York later this year following an extensive overhaul.
Next Creative Leaders 2019: Call for Entries
The One Club for Creativity and The 3% Movement have launched a global call for entries for their joint Next Creative Leaders 2019 program. Developed collaboratively by the organizations in 2015, Next Creative Leaders identifies, celebrates and gives a global platform to talented creative women who are making their mark on the world with both game changing work and a unique point of view on creative leadership that is changing the industry for the better.
Dynamiq Unveils Global 330 Explorer Yacht
Dynamiq has unveiled the 33m Global 330, the first in a brand new series of explorer yachts. Designed with long-range travel in mind, the new series will be available in three versions of 30m, 33m and 40m, with the smallest model rated at 200 GT.
Adobe and Pantone Launch Color Campaign to Combat Climate Change
Adobe and the Pantone Color Institute launched Glowing, Glowing, Gone, a campaign developed in partnership with The Ocean Agency-the nonprofit and Adobe Stock contributor behind the award-winning Netflix Original Documentary Chasing Coral-that aims to inspire action against climate change through creativity.
Monotype to Make Thousands of Fonts Available on iPhone and iPad
Monotype has announced plans to take advantage of Apple's new Custom Font feature that was announced at this week's WWDC 2019. Starting later this year, an app created by Monotype will allow users to access a selection of fonts from Monotype's extensive typeface library for use across Apple systems directly from the App store.
TURF Opens New Design Office in Renovated Firehouse
TURF has opened its new design office in a renovated firehouse originally built in 1896. The perfect play space for TURF's team of designers, the new Firehouse centers around an open office and prototyping space that fill the old garage.
UniBap Pocket Park Design Competition
University Baptist Church, Charlottesville, VA, has launched a design competition to envision a welcoming park between the church parking lot and West Main St., Charlottesville. It will be a place where people can gather. Many pedestrians pass the 23' x 95' area each day as they go between the UVA Hospital and other businesses and the restaurants on the Corner. Providing a green space to enjoy the outdoors in the center of the city would further the ministry of the church.