Design Museum Everywhere Workplace Innovation Summit
Design Museum Everywhere is responding to workplace paradigm shifts with the first-ever virtual Workplace Innovation Summit.
WDO and UN Women Asia Pacific to Host 'Design Against Gender-based Violence'
As part of the United Nations UNiTE campaign marking '16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence,' World Design Organization (WDO), in collaboration with UN Women Asia and the Pacific, will be hosting a virtual World Design Talk on December 9 at 8:00am - 9:30am EST.
Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers Virtual Tour
The Design Museum has announced an online curated tour of sell-out exhibition 'Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers.' The virtual tour will allow viewers to experience the exhibition from home.
Pantone x Monotype: How Color and Font Make an Iconic Brand
Monotype and Pantone are hosting a webinar on December 2nd on 'how color and font make an iconic brand.'
Ceramics of Italy Launches 2021 Tile Competition
The 28th Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition is now open for submissions. This annual competition recognizes the exceptional work of North American architects and designers who feature Italian ceramic tiles in their institutional, residential or commercial spaces.
Philippe Malouin Designs Arca Portable for Matter Made
Philippe Malouin has designed a new portable lamp for Matter Made's iconic Arca collection.
The One Club Launches 2nd Skill
Launched today, 2nd Skill is a unique online joint venture of The One Club and School of Visual Concepts (SVC) specifically developed to help traditional ad creatives - art directors, graphic designers, copywriters - to add new skill sets in UX Design, UI/Visual Design and Content Strategy/UX Writing to propel their second career.
Knoll Announces Inaugural Diversity Advancement Design Scholarships for Black Students
Knoll is calling for applications for its 'Diversity Advancement Design Scholarships for Black Students,' created to develop the next generation of Black architects, graphic designers, industrial and architectural engineers, interior designers and industrial designers.
Modern Shed Unveils 'Dwelling on Wheels'
Having built custom studios for nearly two decades, the Modern Shed team was inspired to embark on a creative project in 2020, asking: 'What can we do to serve this moment?' In response, the team created its first-ever portable dwelling.
Lantern Designs Brand Identity for The Common Stove
Lantern recently designed a new brand identity for 'The Common Stove' - a high-end neighborhood restaurant in Orillia, Canada.
Shutterstock 2021 Color Trends Report
Shutterstock has released its annual Color Trends report which anticipates the hues that will dominate in 2021. The forecast is based on Shutterstock's analysis of pixel data together with image download data.
John Lum Architecture Designs New Olivet Funeral & Cremation Services Building
John Lum Architecture has designed a new chapel building for Olivet Funeral & Cremation Services.
IESNYC 2021 Lumen Awards: Call for Entries
The New York City section of the IES is calling for entries for its 2021 Lumen Awards. The Lumen Awards are open to any interior or exterior architectural lighting design project completed within two years' time of the submission deadline.
Pininfarina 90+1 Design Contest
On the occasion of its 90th anniversary, Pininfarina has launched an international design competition that challenges students from all around the world to create something that expresses their dreams for the future
Fontwerk Releases Modern Neo-Grotesque Case
Fontwerk has released 'Case,' a modern Neo-Grotesque for the new Twenties, designed by Erik Spiekermann in collaboration with Anja Meiners and Ralph du Carrois.
Liqui Group Completes Second Brew92 Coffee Shop in Riyadh
Liqui Group has completed its fourth coffee shop for Brew92, a Saudi Arabian-based specialty cafe & roastery.
2021 Susan Beech Mid-career Grant: Call for Applications
Art Jewelry Forum (AJF) has announced an international grant opportunity for mid-career artists. 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.
Bluemarlin Redesigns Rowse Honey
Bluemarlin's redesign of Rowse celebrates the brand's innate connection to the wonderful world of nature, reinvigorating its standout across touchpoints and championing its support for honeybees and beekeepers across the nation and beyond.
Kokaistudios Renovates Galleria-Instreet in Beijing
Kokaistudios recently breathed new life into an overlooked and underused street in central Beijing.
ADC 100th Annual Awards
The One Club for Creativity has opened its call for entries for the historic ADC 100th Annual Awards. Under the 'Once in a Century' theme, this season's program is promoted by a rare look at a series of ADC Annual Awards call for entry posters from throughout the past century, created by some of the world's most legendary designers and creative agencies.
Memo Furniture Unveils Maru Collection
Memo Furniture has unveiled the Maru Collection, a range of slat-style wood benches designed in partnership with John and Wonhee Arndt of Studio Gorm.
New Garage Design Challenge
Volvo Cars Canada, in partnership with the Interior Design Show, has launched the New Garage Design Challenge.
Thinking With Your Hands with Cyrus Highsmith
Learn a messy, hands-on, computer-free way of making letters with world-renowned type designer Cyrus Highsmith.
Best Practice Architecture Revives Historic Building for Newest Great State Burger
When asked to turn a ramshackle historic structure along one of Seattle's landmarked commercial avenues into the newest location of Great State Burger, the team at Best Practice Architecture leaped at the task.
Running an Agency LIVE by FLA
'Running an Agency' is Future London Academy's (FLA) 3-day program specially created for agency owners, studio founders and creative entrepreneurs who want to get insights on running and scaling a design business.
Medley Debuts Hank Monitor Desk Handcrafted from FSC-Certified Wood
Medley has debuted Hank Monitor Desk, a minimalist, Scandinavian-inspired product. The desk's silhouette offers a perfectly-sized footprint for a streamlined and highly functional laptop and monitor setup.
One Show 2021 Opens for Entries
The 2021 One Show is now open for entries. Notable changes have been made to help agencies and brands who continue to be affected by the global pandemic, including extended deadlines and new categories and disciplines that reflect the way the industry now works.
Lewis Moberly Creates Identity for Coconutea
Lewis Moberly has created naming, brand identity and packaging design for Coconutea's Organic King Coconut water drinks.
Turner Duckworth Brews Up New Packaging for Taylors of Harrogate
Turner Duckworth has created a new modernized design and packaging for British coffee roaster Taylor of Harrogate.
The Type Directors Club's TDC67 & 24TDC Open for Entries
The Type Directors Club's TDC67 and 24TDC, the biggest and most respected awards in the world of type design and typography, are now open for entries.
42nd Telly Awards: Call for Entries
The Telly Awards, the world's largest honor for video and television across all screens, has opened its 42nd annual call for entries with a host of new and expanded categories.
Fil Doux Textiles Unveils Alto Collection
Fil Doux has unveiled its new upholstery fabric collection Alto. Destined to be a classic, Alto's beautiful, free-flowing pattern features one of the softest hands that the Brooklyn-based textile company has created to date.
Rossinavi Launches Vector 50 Superyacht 'EIV'
Rossinavi recently launched 'EIV,' a tailor-made superyacht commissioned by a private American owner. Previously known as Project Vector 50, EIV is a tri-deck luxury performance vessel entirely designed with the client in mind.
Seymourpowell Designs Smart Gym Mat Concept for Remote Exercise
Seymourpowell has unveiled a smart gym mat concept that explores how technology and artificial intelligence can support future exercise environments, as the fitness industry adapts to the reality of living with a global pandemic.
Adobe Launches 'Discover Your Typographic Superpower' Game
Adobe has launched 'Discover Your Typographic Superpower' - an interactive game allowing Adobe Fonts users to enjoy a meditative moment in typography, as they draw inspiration from font tags and apply them to real-life use cases.
Sandler Debuts Arum Armchair by Sacha Lakic
Sandler Seating has debuted ARUM, an iconic armchair that stands out for its elegant curves and suitability for a wide range of uses. Its dynamic look is representative of designer Sacha Lakic's style and flows very naturally.
Van Alen Institute Launches Digital Toolkit with 40+ Designs for Reopening and Recovery
Van Alen Institute, in partnership with Urban Design Forum, has launched a digital toolkit with 40+ designs, guidelines, and strategies to aid safe reopening and recovery.
Daily Routines: Habits That Support Creativity
Daily Routines is an illustrated editorial in which five designers spread across the world - Anton Repponen (USA), Anna Seslavinskaya (USA), Becki Kozel (USA), Pavel Kedich (Latvia), and Mira Malhotra (India) - tell the habits that help them cope with their daily workload, develop fresh ideas, and be creative leaders.
RNIB Creates Accessible Pregnancy Test Prototype to Raise Awareness of Accessible Design
The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) has unveiled the first accessible pregnancy test prototype that allows women with sight loss to know their results privately for the first time.
Mind's Eye: A Sensory Guide to the Guggenheim New York
Mind's Eye: A Sensory Guide to the Guggenheim New York is a new audio experience designed for blind and low-vision communities, and illuminating for all.
Louis Poulsen Hosts Conversation with Alfred Homann
Louis Poulsen has announced a lighting design conversation with Danish architect and lighting designer, Alfred Homann, on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 12pm EST / 9am PST.
OEO Studio Designs Coco Stackable Chair for Gubi
OEO Studio and GUBI have unveiled the new 'Coco Stackable Chair' - the latest addition to the Coco Collection that includes a dining chair, a dining armchair, a lounge chair, a bar chair and a counter chair that were originally presented in 2018.
SAOTA Designs 15 Story High Rise Building in Lagos
SAOTA recently designed Kingsway Tower, a new 15 story high rise building in Lagos, Nigeria. The building has a basement, a two-level retail podium, a parking podium and 12 office floor levels.
Pratt Institute Announces 20 Full Scholarships to Further Diversity
Pratt Institute has announced a new initiative to help build a pipeline for creative and talented students from New York City and New York State, where 20 full scholarships will be given over seven years to further diversity across Pratt's undergraduate and graduate programs.
Caravan Crib 10th Anniversary Edition by Kalon Studios
Kalon Studios has unveiled the 10th-anniversary editions of their iconic Caravan Crib. Introduced in 2010, the Caravan Collection was originally made from solid American Maple, and has become the go-to nursery product for design-minded parents who care about the environment.
The Modern at Fort Lee by Elkus Manfredi Architects
Elkus Manfredi Architects recently completed 'The Modern' mixed-use residential development at the foot of the George Washington Bridge in New Jersey. It is a major landmark for Fort Lee and a catalyst for significant future growth in the surrounding area.
Good Design on a Budget
Shiftspace, in partnership with DesignPhiladelphia, will host a free virtual panel about reconciling the seemingly opposite ideals of sustainability and 'good' design.
Globe x Pantone Limited Edition Box Sets
Globe has today unveiled its upcoming limited edition box sets; the Pantone Color of the Year series.
Bruce Mau: Design Principles for Critical Problem-solving in Global Health
Climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic are the latest in a series of global crises that both illuminate and exacerbate inequity. We need new ways to approach global health in the 21st century, but how?
Red Dot Award: Product Design 2021
The 2021 Red Dot Award: Product Design will open for submissions on October 12. Designers and companies from all over the world are invited to enter their best products in 50 categories as diverse as medical technology, watches, or packaging.
Type Champion Awards 2020: Call for Nominations
Nominations are open now for Monotype's 2020 Type Champions Award program. In its second year, the Award recognizes brands that are committed to excellence in design and typography.
CBDX: Cities for All
The School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape (SAPL) at the University of Calgary has launched a design competition intended to spark an international discussion around equitable, inclusive cities.
This is What Democracy Looked Like: A Visual History of the Printed Ballot
'This is What Democracy Looked Like' is a new exhibition in the colonnade windows of The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art's historic Foundation Building, showcasing historical election ballots, or what some have called 'fugitive ephemera.'
NYCxDESIGN Launches Uplifting Citywide Poster Campaign: An Ode To NYC
NYCxDESIGN has launched 'An Ode to NYC,' a poster campaign featuring a bold collection of graphic expressions dedicated to New York City's enduring creative energy.
MBH Architects Designs Tropically-Inspired Indie Superette Market in San Francisco
MBH Architects recently designed the new Indie Superette market located at 3060 Fillmore Street in San Francisco's Marina District.
Teknion Launches Essa Light Task Chair by PearsonLloyd
Teknion has launched Essa, a light task chair designed by PearsonLloyd. Perfect for relaxed and comfortable professional settings or home office set-ups, Essa captures a pure, sculptural shape within a pared-down scale.
Monotype Debuts Futura Now
Monotype has debuted Futura Now, a remastered version of 90-year-old typeface Futura. Since its 1927 introduction at the height of the Bauhaus, the famed typeface has upheld fundamental and enduring style: It's on the plaque NASA left on the moon in 1969.
Biomimicry Global Design Challenge 2021
The Biomimicry Institute has now opened registrations for the 2021 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge.
Pedrali Debuts 'Recycled Grey' Chairs Made from 100% Recycled Plastic
Pedrali has debuted its first collection made entirely from recycled plastic material: 50% from plastic post-consumer waste and 50% from plastic industrial waste.
DesignThinkers 2020 Virtual Conference
DesignThinkers is Canada's largest annual graphic design conference, connecting designers from around the world.
Andreu World Releases Chairpedia
For its 65th anniversary this year, Andreu World has released Chairpedia, a special project to showcase the brand's heritage in seating and passion for design.
TPG Architecture Implements Store Design Concept for Panerai's New Hudson Yards Location
TPG Architecture has implemented the design of a new retail space for the high-end luxury Italian watch brand, Panerai.
Future Lions 2021: Call for Entries
Future Lions, AKQA's annual global competition to unearth the next generation of creative talent, is now open for entries. This year's Future Lions theme is a call to action for young people aged 18-25 to showcase how creativity is an essential skillset to 'Rebuild The World.' Young people are encouraged to use the power of imagination and technology to create a campaign, product, or solution that will help shape the future.
IDC Develops User-Focused Massage Gun for XFT
IDC has developed a new percussive massage gun for Chinese medical company XFT. The XFT-2020A was designed to take on market leaders with an improved design and attractive price point.
Ware Malcomb Completes Recoop Spa in Seattle
Ware Malcomb has completed the new Recoop Spa located at 2908 1st Avenue in Seattle, Washington. The firm provided interior architecture and design services for the project.
Perkins&Will Completes Westdale HQ in Dallas
Perkins&Will recently completed the new headquarters for multifamily real estate operating company Westdale Real Estate Investment & Management.
WDC 2020 World Design Policy Conference
On October 19-23, the WDC 2020 World Design Policy Conference will explore design as a tool for resilience and study how design can and is being used at the core of the democratic process.
Type West 2020 Applications Now Open
Applications are now open for Letterform Archive's 'Type West,' a postgraduate certificate program in type design. The certificate program will run February - December 2021. All classes for the 2021 program will be held online via Zoom.
Winners of 2020 National Design Awards Announced
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum announced the winners of the 2020 National Design Awards.
Designing Worlds: Re-envisioning Realities through Video Games
'Designing Worlds' online exhibition is now live on the A+D Museum's digital gallery. The exhibit focuses on the ground-breaking work being done by emerging video game designers and artists as a means of tackling or escaping reality.
MasterClass Underscores Diversity of Thought and Knowledge Through New Brand Identity
MasterClass has today unveiled its new brand identity that emphasizes its commitment to diversity of thought while giving a subtle nod to critical thinking and purposely leaving room for interpretation.
ICFF and WantedDesign Manhattan Announce CLOSEUP
The International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) and WantedDesign Manhattan have announced a new platform of design showcase 'CLOSEUP' - a two-day trade event inspired by a TV show format, for product launches, trend direction, and virtual networking experiences. Two dynamic days of programming will be presented on October 28 and 29 and broadcast live from New York.
Gusto 501 by PARTISANS
PARTISANS recently designed 'Gusto 501' for acclaimed restauranteur Janet Zuccarini - known for restaurants across North America, such as Felix Trattoria in Los Angeles.
ASID Releases Interior Design Resiliency Report
The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has released its 'Interior Design Resiliency Report' that sheds light on the design industry's resilience, offering a glimpse at the future of the profession and its importance during this critical moment of health and safety.
Phoenix Wharf Designs The Bristol Loaf's New Location in Bedminster
Phoenix Wharf has designed a new community foodie hub for innovative bakery business The Bristol Loaf.
MBH Architects Completes Jason Mraz Music Studio for ARTS
MBH Architects, in partnership with the Good Tidings Foundation, recently completed the Jason Mraz Music Studio for ARTS (A Reason to Survive), a non-profit that supports youth development through creativity and the arts.
Green Box Compostable Amenity Kit by Onmateria
OnMateria has unveiled 'The Green Box,' an amenity kit to help hotels transition to a circular economy. Green Box is made of bio-sourced, bio-based and compostable materials, fully integrable in a circular business model.
Architecture & Design Film Festival 2020
The 2020 Architecture & Design Film Festival will bring 16 virtual film programs, special guests, and director Q+As to viewers across the U.S. and Canada, with humanistic stories about some of the world's most iconic architects & designers and compelling explorations of racial injustice, urbanization, & utopian societies.
Designalytics Announces Winners of Inaugural Effectiveness Awards
Designalytics, in partnership with Dieline, has announced the winners of the first-annual Designalytics Effectiveness Awards, recognizing package redesigns that have been instrumental in driving business growth for fast-moving-consumer-goods (FMCG) brands.
Brandpie Creates New Brand Identity and Strategy for AmeriCorps
Brandpie recently created a new visual identity and brand strategy for AmeriCorps. The design consultancy created a clear and compelling story to increase understanding of AmeriCorps, an organization that brings people together to serve communities, and also defined a new visual identity to connect with its key audiences.
Adobe Announces UX Designers to Watch List 2020
Adobe and IxDA have unveiled their 'UX Designers to Watch 2020' list, the second iteration of the program highlighting the top 10 rising UX designers from around the globe.
Service Design Global Conference 2020
This year, the Service Design Global Conference (SDGC20) will be held online on October 22-23. Bringing the full power of the service design community together for a 'must-attend' virtual experience, the conference will look to explore all the latest tools, methods, insights, and trends shaping the direction of service design and its ultimate impact on the future of society.
These Melting Sculptures Expose Florida's Dire Climate Crisis
1stAveMachine and Zubi recently launched a new campaign for nonprofit The CLEO Institute. Spearheaded by 1stAveMachine Director and inventor Bob Partington, the campaign, entitled #FlClimateCrisis, brings greater awareness to Florida's rising temperatures through melting wax sculptures installed across the state's major cities.
STA 100 International Typography Competition 2020
Submissions are open until November 6, 2020, for the STA 100, an international typography competition recognizing innovative communication design since 1978.
The Hype of Home
BASIC is hosting an online conversation to explore the rise of interior design during the COVID era.
Citizen Chair by Konstantin Grcic for Vitra
Designed by Konstantin Grcic for Vitra, Citizen is a product whose unconventional construction enables a surprising new way of sitting that is perfect for the new home office needs.
Liqui Group Designs Series of Vitrines for LA Design Festival 2020
Liqui Group, in collaboration with LA Design Festival, has created a series of colorful vitrines for this years feature installation 'Design for the Future' showcasing independent designers and brands.
Adobe Releases State of Creativity Research Findings
Adobe has released research findings on the State of Creativity, illustrating the significant impact of the global pandemic and social unrest on the creative industry.
Vitra has announced its first-ever 'Vitra Summit,' a digital event to address the evolving conception of space, design, and the workplace.
Coway Icon Air Purifier Wins 2020 IDEA Award
Coway Icon Air Purifier, designed by fuseproject, has been announced as the Bronze winner in the Home category of the 2020 International Design Excellence Awards.
MBH Architects Modernizes Tourneau Retail Store in Naples, Florida
MBH recently completed Tourneau's new brick and mortar store at Naples, Florida's Waterside Shops. The renovated 2,300-square-foot space features a lively and luxurious design scheme.
Be Original Americas Launches On-Demand Virtual Programming
Be Original Americas has launched on-demand virtual programming from their 2020 fellowship. Available now to the public, viewers can watch 22 participating design companies covering the design process.
New goop Office by Rapt Studio
Rapt Studio recently designed goop's new, light-filled headquarters in Santa Monica. The design focuses on embodying the brand through space, creating an environment to propel the company to its next phase, and cultivating a place that promotes expansive thinking and creative development.
Architizer Launches Inaugural A+Firm Awards
Architizer has launched its 1st Annual A+Firm Awards, a new program created to spotlight the architects and collaborators behind the world's best architecture. Building on the success of its A+Awards program, which honors the year's best buildings and spaces, the A+Firm Awards is the only firm awards program explicitly designed to honor offices of all sizes, specializations, and geographies.
DBA Design Effectiveness Awards 2021
The 2021 DBA Design Effectiveness Awards is now open for entries. The Awards celebrates and champions the integral role design plays in business success, improving societies and enhancing people's lives.
Studio TK Debuts New Jima Seating Collection
Studio TK, in partnership with Artifort, has announced the launch of Patrick Norguet's new Jima Seating Collection.
Stanford Longevity Design Challenge 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic is bringing into sharper focus the cultural norms that guide us through life and is providing insights about what a new future might look like.
Lexus Design Award 2021
The applications are now open for the Lexus Design Award 2021, a global platform to support and nurture the next generation of creators. The award seeks to foster the growth of ideas that contribute to society by supporting designers and creators whose works can help to shape a better future.
Design Museum Launches 11th Edition of Design Ventura Challenge
The Design Museum, in partnership with Deutsche Bank, has launched the 11th edition of Design Ventura - a national design & enterprise challenge for secondary schools.
Hybrid: Objects for Future Homes
On view at the Powerhouse Museum through February 28, Hybrid is a new exhibition interrogating the contemporary urban condition and exploring the role of the home in 2030.