Sans Forgetica: RMIT Creates New Typeface Designed to Help Students Study
RMIT University has released a new typeface designed to help people retain more information and remember more of typed study notes.
Lumen Awards 2019: Call for Submissions
The New York City Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society is now accepting submissions for the 51st Annual Lumen Awards. The Lumen Awards, a signature program of the IESNYC, celebrates excellence in lighting design and honors outstanding projects, lighting designers, their design teams, and project owners.
Stickbulb Opens 10k Sq Ft Gallery, Studio & Production Facility in LIC
Stickbulb has opened its first ever showroom in NYC's burgeoning cultural hub of Long Island City.
6th Annual Boston Design Week: Call for Events
A 'Call for Events' has been issued for the 6th Annual Boston Design Week, a 12-day citywide festival taking place March 27 - April 7, 2019. The event seeks to increase public awareness and appreciation of all aspects of design, foster recognition of the vital role design plays, and bring new audiences to a wide array of design industries and organizations.
Carl Gustav Magnusson Designs Zinc Chair for Allseating
Allseating has unveiled its latest collaboration with Carl Gustav Magnusson, Zinc. The chair's classic elegance is a direct result of Magnusson's design philosophy - to "avoid style, as that inevitably falls out of style."
PASSAGEN 2019 Interior Design Week Köln
The 30th PASSAGEN Interior Design Week will take place January 14-20 in Cologne. The shows staged by international designers and manufacturers will once again attract design aficionados to explore the tightly packed route through Cologne's city centre.
Architects' Confidence in the North of England Dips Significantly
Architects' confidence in the North of England dipped significantly, according to the latest RIBA Future Trends report.
Park Associati Issues Open Call for Young Designers
Park Associati has launched an open call for young designers, making available the exhibition area within its studio to those wishing to showcase their work to visitors of the upcoming Milan Design Week. Designers who have not yet turned 30 by December 31, 2019 may take part in the call.
Studio Mieke Meijer Lights Up Coal Drops Yard with Festive Space Frames Installation
Studio Mieke Meijer has created a special festive light installation for Coal Drops Yard, the new Heatherwick Studio-designed shopping and restaurant district in King's Cross.
Alexander &CO Designs Interiors for Stanton&Co
Alexander &CO has recently completed Stanton&Co, a restaurant interior fit out of an existing heritage shell.
Clairvoyants 2018: Illustrated Children's Book Competition
The third Clairvoyants international competition for an illustrated children's book is now open for submissions. The competition is open to authors, illustrators, graphic designers, and aims to discover the talented artists & children's books authors and give them a chance to become known both on the Polish and on the international book market.
AllesWirdGut Designs Interiors for Austrian Representation in Brussels
AllesWirdGut recently completed an all-around redesign of the Permanent Austrian Representation in Brussels.
FVA Designs SPACES Chamchuri Square for IWG
FVA has designed the new SPACES at the Chamchuri Square, a high-rise building complex with forty floors in Bangkok, Thailand.
FlexPack Recovery Challenge
The Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) and the Center for the Circular Economy at Closed Loop Partners have announced FlexPack Recovery Challenge, which invites entrepreneurs and early-stage technology innovators to showcase their recovery technologies for fast-growing category of hard-to-recycle plastic packaging.
RM Istituto Moda e Design Scholarship: Call for Applications
RM Istituto Moda e Design is celebrating its first birthday by offering 100 scholarships for its International Masters in Design and Fashion program. It has allocated 500.000 euros in scholarships for the Masters that start in February and November 2019.
MBH Architects Designs New Allbirds HQ in San Francisco
MBH Architects has designed the new headquarters for Allbirds, the eco-friendly footwear startup.
Adobe and Zach Braff Challenge Students to Movie Poster Design Contest
Zach Braff has partnered with Adobe to give college students a chance to have their original movie poster turned into a short film, written and directed by Zach Braff himself.
57th Annual D&AD Awards Open for Entries
The 57th Annual D&AD Awards are now open for submissions, with eleven categories reimagined to highlight the best of the modern creative industries: Animation, Casting, Cinematography, Direction, Editing, Illustration, Photography, Production Design, Sound Design & Use of Music, Typography and Visual Effects.
Robot Food Brings Wagg Pet Food Back to Life with Rebrand
Robot Food has rebranded Wagg, bringing playful clarity to the pet food aisle. Wagg's no frills, locally sourced, pet food was facing stiff competition from supermarket own-label.
Crowd Designs Social Advertising Campaign for Napa Valley Film Festival
Crowd has designed the digital marketing campaign for Napa Valley Film Festival, an annual celebration of food, film, and wine, lighting up the towns of Napa, Yountville, Calistoga and St. Helena at the most colorful time of the year.
IDCS Design Excellence Awards 2018/2019
The Interior Design Confederation Singapore is calling for submissions for its 2018/2019 Design Excellence Awards. The Awards aims to celebrate the best Interior Designers in Asia and from around the world.
D+I Designs 4K Barbecue for Everdure by Heston Blumenthal
Everdure by Heston Blumenthal has launched the '4K,' an innovative new charcoal barbecue, in the Australian market.
Innotek M14 Cloud-based Camera by Bluemap Design
Bluemap, working closely with Innotek's electronic hardware development team, designed the new M14 cloud-based camera.
Casa Tacuri by Gabriel Rivera Arquitectos
Gabriel Rivera Arquitectos recently completed a single-family house in Tacuri, a place located in the Nayón area of the city of Quito. It is a fascinating place due to its microclimate, flora, fauna and exceptional view of the Cumbayá Valley.
Owl Creek Residence by Skylab
Skylab recently completed a single shared, stand-alone home in Owl Creek, Snowmass, CO. Perched on the hillside, with panoramic views of Snowmass Mountain, the Owl Creek Residence was built on the idea that a physical place can deepen the connections between friends, families and the natural world.
B&B Studio Designs New Identity and Packaging for Infinite Session
B&B studio has created the name, positioning, identity and packaging for alcohol-free beer brand Infinite Session.
Goddard Littlefair Revamps Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik
Goddard Littlefair has completely revamped the interiors of the Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik, restoring the splendor of a Mediterranean jewel with new contemporary elegance.
Here Design Awakens Bangladeshi Tea Brand Teatulia
Here Design has created a bold new brand identity for Bangladeshi tea brand Teatulia as it launches in UK with a flagship store in Covent Garden.
AIA NY Leaning Out VI: Women Making Moves
The New York AIA Global Dialogues Committee will host its sixth Leaning Out event on November 7, under the theme of 'Women Making Moves.'
Petaluma House by Trevor McIvor Architect
Designed by Trevor McIvor Architect, Petaluma House is a split-level, open plan contemporary dwelling, located in a rural subdivision near Whitby.
AIA Chicago Announces Winners of 63rd Annual Design Excellence Awards
The Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Chicago) has announced the winners of its 63rd annual Design Excellence Awards at Designight 2018 ceremony.
Yves Béhar Designs First in Line of Fully-Customizable Prefabs
Yves Béhar has designed a prefab home, called the Yves Béhar LivingHomes YB1, which is the first in a line of high-quality structures at the leading edge of prefab building.
Paul Cocksedge Designs Light Installation for London's Bureau Development
Paul Cocksedge has designed a permanent light installation for London's Bureau - a new development at 90 Fetter Lane that comprises a mix of office and retail space.
Sheridan&Co Unveils Refreshed Brand Identity and Retail Space for Douglas' Luxury Flagship Frankfurt Store
Sheridan&Co has created the interior retail design for German high-end beauty retailer Douglas's flagship Frankfurt store, which sprawls across 5 levels.
The One Club for Creativity Announces Young Guns 16 Winners
The One Club for Creativity has announced the winners of the 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.
20th International Gardens Festival: Call for Proposals
The International Garden Festival, presented at the Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens in the Gaspésie region of Québec, Canada is preparing its 20th edition and has issued an international call for proposals to select designers who will create the new temporary gardens that will be presented from June 22, 2019.
Blueroom Completes Veranda Villa in Poland
Blueroom recently finished a vernacular contemporary mountain villa in Poland. Their brief was to design a unique destination for family get togethers, to receive and entertain guests, and to rent out as a holiday home.
2019 World of WearableArt Awards
Submissions are now open for the 2019 World of WearableArt Awards. This internationally renowned design competition attracts entries from over 40 countries each year. Anything that is wearable art can find a place on the stage, as long as it is original, innovative and well executed.
Sybarite Designs New Luxury Cinema for SKP
Sybarite has created a luxurious, futuristic and standalone cinema for SKP - with its own strong and scalable design language that will complement the luxury retailer's existing brand.
Fossil Transforms Tin Packaging Design Process with Adobe’s Dimension CC
Fossil's iconic tin watch packaging is symbolic of its heritage. Featuring countless creative illustrations over the past 30 years, the tins have inspired books and become collectibles for both watch wearers and graphic designers.
Light Space Design 2019
The 2019 Light Space Design summit will be held on March 29 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition 2019
Each year, the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition awards top North American architects and designers for their outstanding work on imaginative projects that incorporate the innovative qualities of Italian ceramic and porcelain tile.
Studio Lorier Launches Porcelain Plates Inspired by the World's Unique Buildings and Cities on Kickstarter
Studio Lorier has launched a new addition to its collection, the City Plate, on Kickstarter.
Poppin Opens Boston Showroom
Poppin has recently opened its Boston showroom, which will showcase Poppin's growing collection of commercial furniture to the Boston community.
Wästberg Launches Two New Families of Lights
Wästberg has unveiled two new families of lights during Orgatec, created in collaboration with Sam Hecht and Kim Colin of London-based studio Industrial Facility and Berlin-based designer Dirk Winkel.
Stantec Completes 50-story Solitair Brickell
Stantec has completed the 50-story Solitair Brickell residential building, the newest addition to the Miami skyline.
CaraGreen Launches New Green Building Podcast
CaraGreen has recently launched a new podcast dedicated to educating the community at large regarding the 'green' product space.
Landscape Forms Launches Harvest Collection
Landscape Forms, in collaboration with Loll Designs, has launched its newest collection, 'Harvest,' which offers a colorful and sustainable solution for outdoor spaces.
The Sports Edit Launches Flagship Boutique by Design4Retail at Coal Drops Yard
Design4Retail has designed a new boutique concept for premium active apparel retailer, The Sports Edits, which opened at Coal Drops Yard on Friday.
Checkland Kindleysides Creates Transit Inspired Experience for Joseph Cheaney at Coal Drops Yard
Last week, Joseph Cheaney opened its doors to a new store at Coal Drops Yard, London's newest shopping destination.
Penthouse Home Revealed Inside Zaha Hadid's West Chelsea Condominium
Related Companies has unveiled the interiors of the triplex penthouse residence inside the revered building by Zaha Hadid, at 520 West 28th.
Amsterdam Light Festival 2018
The 2018 Amsterdam Light Festival will present thirty artworks that will light up the city center of Amsterdam for the seventh year in a row. For this years' edition, artists, designers and architects from sixteen different countries will share their interpretation of the central theme 'The Medium is the Message.'
Deep Creates Launch Campaign for 1086 by Nyetimber
Deep recently created a nation-wide campaign for Nyetimber - the luxury sparkling wine producer based in the south of England.
Little Voice Crafts New Mobile Experience for Leica
Little Voice recently helped Leica craft the gorgeous new Leica FOTOS - a groundbreaking camera companion app for Leicas digital cameras systems. The new app allows Leica users to work seamlessly between camera and mobile device.
ATK PLN Crafts Cinematic Show Open for AICP Show Dallas
ATK PLN has created this year's AICP Dallas show open and sponsor reel. The open explores a captivating macro view of Renaissance sculptures, panning in closeup around the unique facets of the statues.
BICeBé 2019 International Poster Call
The Biennial of the Poster Bolivia BICeBé, an international event of design and visual arts in Bolivia and the Southern Cone, is calling for posters for its 2019 edition. The BICeBé takes place every two years in the month of November in the city of La Paz, Bolivia.
Jaguar and London's Leading Architects Present 'Electrified Urban Vision for the Future'
Jaguar, in partnership with RIBA, recently hosted an event in Mayfair, London to reveal its vision for an urban future as electric vehicle adoption reaches tipping point.
me&dave Rebrands Homeless Charity robes
me&dave recently rebranded Southwark-based homeless charity robes, to help it attract the investment it needs to continue its life-saving work on the streets of London.
Smith&+Village Unveils Iconic Harvey Nichols Food Collection
Smith&+Village has unveiled its fearlessly stylish rebrand of the Harvey Nichols food collection.
5th Additive World Design for AM Challenge
Additive Industries has launched its fifth edition of the Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge. Competing in two categories, both professionals and students are encouraged to redesign an existing conventional part of a machine or product for 3D printing.
Communication Arts Publishes Advertising Annual 59
Communication Arts magazine has published the results of its 59th annual advertising competition, on the most exclusive major advertising competitions in the world. Of the 2,831 entries submitted to the 59th annual advertising competition, only 119 were selected by a jury of respected creative professionals.
Male Lactation Kit Crowned Winner of 2018 Meaning-Centred Design Awards
A revolutionary new concept enabling male breastfeeding has this week been crowned the winner of the inaugural Meaning-Centred Design Awards.
Studio O+A Designs Cisco Meraki's Second Floor Expansion
Four years ago, when Cisco originally acquired Meraki - a maker of cloud-controlled wireless systems - Studio O+A was tasked with designing larger quarters that kept the smaller company's sense of identity.
Tallinn Architecture Biennale 2019 Launches Installation Programme Competition
Tallinn Architecture Biennale (TAB 2019) has recently launched an Open Call for its 'Installation Programme Competition.' The open two-stage competition challenges participants to develop creative designs for a temporary outdoor installation in front of the Museum of Estonian Architecture.
Pavilosta Poet Huts Architecture Competition
Bee Breeders has launched the Pavilosta Poet Huts competition, which asks architecture enthusiasts to create an inviting retreat within the quaint fishing village on the western coast of Latvia. Already a popular European tourist destination, Pavilosta is known for its long sandy beach and idyllic Baltic Sea waters.
LiliLite: All-In-One Solution for Reading in Bed
Designed by Thijs Smeets, LiliLite is a bookshelf, reading light and a bookmark in one. Aside from looking adorable, LiliLite's most unique feature is the responsive light switch: the sensor registers if an open book is placed on the peak.
2019 Susan Beech Mid-Career Grant
Art Jewelry Forum (AJF) is calling for applications for the 2019 Susan Beech Mid-Career Grant. Established by San Francisco-based jewelry collector Susan Beech, the objective of this $20,000 grant is to recognize a mid-career artist who has made a substantial contribution to the field of art jewelry, and to provide the resources for the development and implementation of a significant jewelry-related project that the artist would not otherwise have the means to undertake.
Adobe Announces Photoshop Collaboration with Dungeons & Dragons
Adobe has launched a design contest that offers entrants the chance to create the latest Dungeons & Dragons monster: 'The Terror of Undermountain,' and the possibility of becoming part of the cult franchise forever.
McKinsey & Company Releases Study Quantifying the Financial Value of Design to Business
McKinsey & Company has released 'The Business Value of Design' report, which looks at how design can be an accelerator for business, is officially launching today.
Denomination Designs Identity and Packaging for Frucor Suntory's New Range
Denomination has created a striking design for True Water, a new range of fresh spring water from Frucor Suntory.
RIBA Publishes Ten Characteristics of Places Where People Want to Live
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has published 'Ten Characteristics of Places Where People Want to Live,' highlighting ten characteristics of housing developments where people want to live, illustrated with valuable case study evidence demonstrating the relationship between design quality and the rate of supply in the delivery of much needed, well-built affordable homes.
2018 MPavilion by Carme Pinós Opens in Melbourne
The 2018 MPavilion, designed by Barcelona-based architect and educator Carme Pinós of Estudio Carme Pinós, opened recently in the Queen Victoria Gardens.
Poppin Launches Meredith Meeting Chair
Poppin has launched 'Meredith,' an elegant and timeless meeting chair, perfect for conference and workstation seating in an array of stylish office environments.
Plastic Worlds: Call for Entries
Eleven Magazine has announced its new competition 'Plastic Worlds,' which invites creatives and visionaries from all around the world to join the fight against plastic pollution through raw creativity, imagination and talent.
Design Bridge Shanghai Creates Disruptive Design for Starbucks Mooncakes
Design Bridge Shanghai has created disruptive new packaging for Starbucks Mooncakes for China's Mid-Autumnal Festival.
RMJM RED Designed St. Regis Zhuhai Opens Doors
St. Regis Zhuhai, one of the tallest skyscrapers to be completed in 2017, recently opened its doors.
Arco MONO by Uli Budde and Ivan Kasner
Arco has unveiled MONO, a dynamic place for one person to work or stay at for a short period of time.
PB Creative Develops New Brand Concept for Rare
PB Creative has designed a new brand concept for a range of artisanal rare-breed dairy products. Rare is a cooperative organic dairy brand that works with farmers of native British breeds to celebrate and bring their goods to this discerning customer.
Precipice Rebrands Circassia's NIOX VERO Asthma Control Device
Precipice recently completed a major rebrand of Circassia's NIOX VERO asthma control device. Precipice worked with asthma nurses and senior consultants across Europe, the US and China in a bid to create a new brand identity in touch with the needs of clinicians and their patients.
WDO Launches Bid Process for World Design Capital 2022
The World Design Organization (WDO) has launched the bid process for the 2022 World Design Capital (WDC) designation, inviting cities from around the globe to apply for its 8th WDC designation and to demonstrate the ways they are using design to create inclusive, resilient and sustainable cities.
Making of Spun: Thomas Heatherwick Tells the Amazing Story of Spun
Magis Spun chair, designed in 2010 by Thomas Heatherwick, has been used in indoor and outdoor public spaces, office projects, and more and has been described as terrifying, exhilarating, and playful - all at the same time.
INDEX: Award 2019
INDEX: Award 2019 is now open for submissions. Established in 2005, the Award celebrates designs that seek to change the world for the better.
Special Projects Reveal Intuitive New Interface Magic UX
Special Projects have created a new smartphone interface, using AR, which offers a completely new way to navigate between apps. The 'Magic UX' allows users to create a virtual desktop and pin apps to a physical space.
In/Visible Talks 2019
In/Visible Talks, a wildly inspiring one-day design conference that celebrates the creative process, will be held January 17, 2019 in San Francisco. The event will bring together over 300+ graphic designers, product designers, experience designers, content creators, architects, marketers, artists, writers, photographers, and all creatives in between.
Ligne Roset Reintrduces Pierre Paulin's Bonnie, Gavrinis 3, and CM 131
Ligne Roset is bringing original, powerful ideas back to life through its ongoing relationship with the late designer Pierre Paulin's son and wife.
CIOB Opens 2018 International Photography Prize
The Chartered Institute of Building's annual 'Art of Building' international digital photography competition is now open for submissions. Each year, thousands of entrants from around the world are inspired to explore and capture the art of building in an imaginative and thought-provoking way.
D&AD Launches New Podcast Series
D&AD recently launched its new podcast series 'Make and Break.' The six-episode podcast is themed around lessons from the New Blood Academy.
Stone Island Shadow Project 10th Anniversary Installations
Ken Tonio Yamamoto and Nina Heydorn have created four installations for Stone Island's flagship stores to celebrate the anniversary of Stone Island Shadow Project.
Employees Are Happier, Healthier and More Productive in LEED Green Buildings
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released the results of a new survey, which shows that employees who work in LEED-certified green buildings are happier, healthier and more productive than employees in conventional and non-LEED buildings.
2018 dmi:Design Value Award Winners Announced
The Design Management Institute has announced the winners of the 2018 dmi:Design Value Awards.
Cepezed Completes Sustainable and Collaborative Technova College
cepezed and cepezedinterior have recently completed the Technova College in Ede. The school is a new branch of the Regional Education Center ROC A12 and offers space for the departments Technique & Technology, Media & ICT and Sound & Vision.
Three Pickard Chilton-Designed Projects Honored with 2018 AIA Connecticut Design Awards
Pickard Chilton's three projects have been honored with the 2018 AIA Connecticut Design Awards.
Brandon Designs New Identity for Frozen-treat Brand Yorica!
Brandon has designed the new brand identity for Yorica!, London's premier 'free-from' ice-cream parlor.
Learn by Design Competition Returns to SXSW EDU 2019
The third annual Learn by Design competition returns to SXSW EDU, which will be held March 4-7, 2019 in Austin, Texas. This competition celebrates the collaboration of designers and educators in the pursuit of design-based solutions to physical learning environments for improved outcomes.
Tile Selects Whipsaw to Develop Their Next Generation Tracker
Launched this month, Pro and Mate are Tile's new flagship tracking devices for finding your personal items such as phones and keys.
Cepezed Designs Graafschap College Doetinchem with Corten Tree Façade
Cepezed and Cepezedinterieur have designed the new branch of the Graafschap College in Doetinchem. The recently opened school building is structured around a large central atrium, where the floor rises stepwise.
Closca Bottle by Moleskine
Closca has launched a limited Moleskine edition of the Closca Bottle, a reusable bottle aimed to reduce the amount of plastic we consume daily.
Winner of 2019 Times Square Valentine Heart Design Competition Announced
Times Square Arts has announced Reddymade as the winner of its 2019 Times Square Valentine Heart Design competition.
NASA-Inspired AR Installation at Dolby Gallery
A NASA-inspired AR installation recently went live at Dolby's Gallery in San Francisco. Titled 'Asteria,' the augmented reality journey across space is part of Dolby's ongoing series of site-specific commissions that are created for its unique gallery space in San Francisco.
Optimist Designs New James Bond Cinematic Installation
Optimist, in collaboration with creative director Neal Callow, has created '007 ELEMENTS,' a world-first cinematic installation that sits more than 9,800 feet above sea level at the peak of Gaislachkogl Mountain, high above the town of Sölden in Austria.