Interior Design's 2021 Best of Year Awards
Now celebrating its 16th year, Interior Design's Best of Year has become the ultimate measure of excellence, showcasing what's happening today in every category of design while simultaneously setting the bar even higher for the future.
Green Product Award 2022
The Green Product Award 2022 is now open for submissions. The awards program aims to honor products and services already launched on the market that stand out in the areas of sustainability, innovation and design.
Alda Ly Architecture Designs Bold, Vibrant Space for Tia's New Los Angeles Outpost
Alda Ly Architecture (ALA) has designed a bold, vibrant space for Tia, a full-service women's healthcare platform architecting a new, women-centric model of care with a blend of in-person and virtual services.
Chicago Architecture Biennial: The Available City
This year's Chicago Architecture Biennial, The Available City, will take place from September 17 - December 18, 2021 at locations across the city. The 2021 edition will present ideas and possibilities for vacant urban spaces, activated with and for local community groups in collaboration with designers.
One Asia Creative Awards 2021
The One Club for Creativity is calling for submissions for the 2021 One Asia Creative Awards. The Awards presents an unparalleled level of prestige and honor for creatives, designers and innovators in the region.
FutureBrand Group Offers Youth Access to C-suite Team
In celebration of World Youth Skills Day, FutureBrand Group is offering young people aged 16 - 21 years old the opportunity to have a 1-2-1 meeting with members of its C-suite globally.
HHF + Kwong Von Glinow Complete Swiss Consulate in Chicago's Hancock Tower
HHF and Kwong Von Glinow have completed the Swiss Consulate Chicago, located in the Hancock Tower.
Dutch Design Week 2021 Returns with In-person Event
After last year's virtual edition, Dutch Design Week (DDW) has announced the return of its in-person event in 2021. DDW will take place October 16-24 in Eindhoven, Netherlands.
Giro Transforming Table by Resource Furniture
Resource Furniture recently launched Giro, the transforming table, to help people make more use of their space while working from home.
OKHA Unveils REVERB Sofa
OKHA has unveiled its latest design, the 'REVERB Sofa.' The focus and essence of the sofa is its nuanced echo of left and right forms, not a mirror image but a reverberation of one form creating a similar other, hence REVERB.
Found Studio Creates Launch Campaign for Burberry's Olympia
Inspired by the classical Greek goddess of hope, 'Elpis,' Found has created a series of CG films with Burberry, to celebrate the launch of its exclusive new Olympia bag range, designed by Ricardo Tisci, featuring FKA twigs, Kendall Jenner and Shygirl.
Stone Island Reopens London Flagship Store
Stone Island has unveiled a larger, newly renovated space as it reopens the London flagship store on Brewer Street.
New Quickbooks Card Reader Designed by Box Clever
The Intuit QuickBooks Card Reader, designed by Box Clever in collaboration with Intuit's internal design team, is a new innovative payments device created for today's small business owners and integrated with QuickBooks Payments.
IIDA Healthcare Design Awards 2021
IIDA Healthcare Design Awards honor excellence and originality in healthcare interior design that is exemplary of extraordinary innovations in design concepts across 14 categories.
Monograph Launches Virtual Conference Dedicated to Practice Operations
Monograph has announced its first-ever virtual conference, Section Cut. This one-day event, scheduled for August 12th, will feature fast-paced workshops, insightful keynotes, success stories, and more.
De Vorm Introduces Hale Lounge Chair
De Vorm has debuted a lounge version of its award-winning Hale Chair. Hale Lounge Chair offers a new take on the classic design, redefining archetypical seating through smart processes and innovative materials.
Supradyn Gets Fresh Look from Free the Birds
Free The Birds recently revamped Bayer's VMS (vitamins, minerals and supplements) brand Supradyn for the consumer health market.
Meze Audio 99 Classics
The Meze 99 Classics is the day-to-day headphone that provides perfect natural sound for the pickiest of audio lovers.
Landini Associates Debuts Design for ALDI Corner Store
Landini Associates has debuted its design for ALDI Corner Store, an original small-format concept created for city neighborhoods and embracing fresh food and original graphics by local artists.
Women in Design Deep Dive 2021
IDSA's Women in Design Deep Dive, happening virtually July 28 & 29, is a gathering built to recognize the unique talents, initiatives, and challenges of women in the industrial design industry.
Monotype Releases 'Helvetica Now Variable'
Monotype has released 'Helvetica Now Variable,' offering over a million new Helvetica Now styles in one font file.
Barcode Architects and krft Unveil PATCHWORK
PATCHWORK, designed by Barcode Architects and krft, will be one of the first developments in the future sustainable Sluisbuurt area in Amsterdam.
IDSA International Design Conference 2021
IDSA's 2021 International Design Conference will be held September 22-23. The virtual event aims to showcase multi-disciplinary design through multi-sensory experiences.
D&AD Shift with Google Opens Applications for New York's 2021 Program
D&AD Shift with Google, a free night school for those without a college qualification in design, opened applications for the 2021 New York program. The program creates an accessible space for self-taught, emerging creatives to hone their skills and help the industry access some of the best new talent.
Arper and Gensler Launch Sustainable and Versatile Seating Collection Mixu
Arper has debuted Mixu, a sustainable and versatile collection of chairs and stools that can be completely customized to suit the needs of any context, environment, or desire.
New Cross-Industry Collaborative Aims to Increase Diversity in Design
Diversity in Design Collaborative (DID) is a group of companies united by a common belief in both design's power as an agent of change and in the critical role that diversity plays in creating strong, impactful businesses and innovations.
Landscape Forms x Designworks Debut Typology Collection
Landscape Forms recently collaborated with Designworks to launch Typology - an innovative collection of outdoor seating & lighting.
Seymourpowell and Angel Trains Unveil post-Covid Railway Carriage Concept
Seymourpowell has unveiled its recent conceptual work with Go-Ahead and rolling stock company Angel Trains, creating a 'post-Covid' rail interior with a flexible passenger experience in mind.
Driven by Design Episode 4: Harry Allen
Driven by Design is a video series hosted by Coalesse Global Design Director John Hamilton that explores what drives the international design community.
Graham Baba Architects Renovates Penthouse at Smith Tower in Seattle
Graham Baba Architects recently renovated the penthouse apartment situated at the top of the historic Smith Tower in downtown Seattle.
View Ridge by Heliotrope Architects
Heliotrope Architects recently completed a 3,000-square-foot home in Seattle, designed to capture the site's abundant lake and mountain views by strategically locating living spaces on the top floor.
Fragment by Inclume for Gaggenau London Showroom
Inclume recently created a window installation for Gaggenau's London showroom. The Fragment installation represents the craftsmanship that Gaggenau has pursued since its founding as a hammer mill and nail forge, in 1683.
London Design Festival 2021
London Design Festival returns for its 19th edition to once again transform the capital's landmarks, neighborhoods and cultural institutions with a series of outdoor installations, exhibitions and special events that will bring people together as London continues to reopen.
SpaceInvader Completes Common Interior Spaces at One Victoria Street, Windsor for Legal & General
SpaceInvader has designed a stunning series of elegant, nature-inspired spaces at One Victoria Street in Windsor for its client 'Legal & General.'
Ferrari Maranello Flagship Store by Sybarite
Sybarite has designed an entirely new store concept for Ferrari's flagship store at its HQ in Maranello, Italy.
Alda Ly Architecture Designs Liv by Advantia Health in Washington, DC
Alda Ly Architecture (ALA) has completed the inaugural location of Liv by Advantia Health, a comprehensive women's health practice in downtown Washington D.C.
Longchamp Partners with Fred & Farid to Launch 'It is not a bag. It is Le Pliage' Campaign
Longchamp recently partnered with Fred & Farid to launch the first ad campaign for its most iconic line, Le Pliage.
Torre Carra by Pininfarina
Pininfarina has unveiled its designs for the first luxury high-rise in Guatemala City and Central America.
Ethnicraft Opens Chicago Showroom
Ethnicraft has opened its first North American showroom in Chicago, IL. Located in the historic Merchandise Mart, the permanent, 2,500 square-foot space in suite 322 features product offerings for both office and hospitality environments.
D&AD Announces 186 Pencil Winners for 2021 New Blood Awards
D&AD has revealed the Pencil winners for the 2021 New Blood Awards. This year, emerging creatives were invited to respond to a series of briefs set by leading global brands and agencies including: 21GRAMS, Audible, BBC, Burger King, Connect4Climate & World Bank Group, Coors Light, The Walt Disney Company, Duolingo, Fossil & MSL, giffgaff, Grey Poupon, Key4Life & Landor, Penguin, Rare & Xbox, Spotify, Tesco, and The Case for Her & Refinery29.
Checkland Kindleysides Launches World's First Autofocal Eyewear Brand 'Morrow'
Checkland Kindleysides has launched Morrow - the world's first Autofocal eyewear brand. The Autofocal Eyewear has lenses that switch between near and far vision, at just the click of a button.
Freaks of Nature Re-launches as Over The Spoon, with New Brand by Robot Food
Free-from pudding brand Freaks of Nature has relaunched as 'Over The Spoon,' a dairy-free dessert range, with a new identity and name by Robot Food.
Output Designs Visual Identity and Website for Alfred Landecker Foundation
In the face of rising nationalism and hatred directed at minorities, The Alfred Landecker Foundation exists to defend liberal societies and protect democratic structures.
Studio F. A. Porsche is Named Red Dot: Design Team of the Year 2021
Studio F. A. Porsche has been named the 2021 Red Dot: Design Team of the Year. The honorary title was bestowed during the Red Dot Design Week last month.
iF Design Award 2022
The iF Design Award 2022 is now open for submissions. First awarded in 1953, the iF Design Award is the oldest independent design seal in the world. It is a symbol of outstanding design achievements that focuses on the innovative power of design.
World Lacrosse Sixes Launches with New Brand Identity from Zag
Zag recently partnered with World Lacrosse, the international governing body for lacrosse, to design the brand identity for World Lacrosse Sixes, a new 6 vs 6 discipline of the game.
Nissen Richards Studio Designs Exhibition & Graphics for 'The Human Touch'
'The Human Touch: Making Art, Leaving Traces' is a new, temporary exhibition at The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, with all exhibition and graphic design created by Nissen Richards Studio, working closely with the museum's curators.
SHH Designs New Office Premises for KWG BIOVALLEY in Shanghai
SHH has unveiled its designs for the KWG BIOVALLEY, a medical research and development center in Qingpu, Shanghai.
Carl Hansen & Son Debuts Plico Chair by Fabricius & Kastholm
Carl Hansen & Son has debuted Plico Chair by Preben Fabricius and Jørgen Kastholm; a foldable lounge chair whose light expression is a unique example of a simple and honest design that neither compromises on comfort nor aesthetics.
Tribe Studio Architects Completes Mosman House II
Tribe Studio Architects has unveiled its latest project, a newly completed residential home Mosman House II on Sydney's North Shore.
Vitra Unveils Piet Oudolf Garden in Full Bloom at Switzerland HQ
Vitra has unveiled the Piet Oudolf Garden on its campus in full bloom for the very first time, realizing the vision of one of today's most compelling landscape designers.
WDO to Establish 'World Design Library' in Torino
World Design Organization (WDO) has announced its plans to establish the first World Design Library in Torino, in partnership with the Città di Torino and the Politecnico di Torino. The library is set to be a public, national and international reference for in-depth study and research in the fields of design and environmental sustainability, in addition to a collection of the best design publications and artifacts.
Architecture Drawing Prize 2021
The World Architecture Festival (WAF) has announced the call for entries for the fifth edition of The Architecture Drawing Prize. Launched in 2017, the Prize was established to celebrate and showcase the art and skill of architectural drawing.
Airbnb Host Essentials by MUJI
MUJI and Airbnb launched the Airbnb Host Essentials by MUJI: a first-of-its-kind kit featuring an array of affordable products specially curated for Airbnb hosts.
Found Studio Teams up with Orluna and Brave to Bring 'Origin Natural' to Life
Found has designed a series of bold and stylized interiors to showcase the quality and atmosphere of Orluna's latest 'Origin Natural' range.
The New Raw Crafts Beach Furniture from Upcycled Marine Plastic Waste
The New Raw has unveiled The Elements, a limited edition beach furniture collection digitally crafted from upcycled marine plastic waste via robotic 3D printing.
Moooi Debuts Gravity Chandelier, Designed by Paul Cocksedge
Paul Cocksedge has partnered with Moooi on a new interpretation of the classic chandelier.
Gensler Partners with T-Mobile on New Renovations for Enhanced Washington Campus
Gensler Seattle recently partnered with T-Mobile US on a multi-building campus master plan renovation project that spans 1,450,000 sq. ft. of the Un-Carrier's headquarters in Bellevue, Washington.
Ware Malcomb Completes LaunchDarkly Headquarters in Uptown Oakland
Ware Malcomb recently completed LaunchDarkly's headquarters in uptown Oakland, California. Ware Malcomb provided interior architecture and design and branding services for the project.
CuldeSac Transforms B&B Madrid Centro Plaza Mayor
CuldeSac recently transformed a historic 18th-century building located in one of the most popular areas of Madrid into a modern and welcoming space.
Pentagram Designs New Global Identity for Fedrigoni
Fedrigoni has launched a new global identity designed by Pentagram. Inspired by Aldo Novarese's iconic 1968 font 'Forma,' the rebrand celebrates Fedrigoni's Italian heritage and deep-rooted craftsmanship.
Waste Age: What Can Design Do?
Opening at the Design Museum on October 23, Waste Age will explore how new design ideas are redefining the things we use every day. From fashion to food, electronics to construction, even packaging itself - transforming our trash into treasure could provide our path out of the Waste Age.
The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bodrum by SAOTA
SAOTA has designed the recently completed Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bodrum - the first stand-alone branded residences for Marriott International in Europe, Middle East, and the Africa region.
The Freshman by //3877
//3877 recently designed Arlington's new eye-catching restaurant as part of Amazon's second headquarters: The Freshman.
CHYBIK + KRISTOF Completes Zvonarka Bus Terminal
CHYBIK + KRISTOF Architects has completed the restoration of the landmark Brutalist heritage site, Zvonarka Bus Terminal, in Brno, CZ.
Paolo Cesaretti Designs Three Distinct Stands for Jomoo
Paolo Cesaretti has designed three unique stands for Jomoo at Shanghai KBC 2021.
Taipei International Design Award 2021: Call for Entries
The Taipei International Design Award (TIDA) 2021 is now open for submissions.
EDIT Napoli: Open Call for Young Designers
EDIT Napoli is an innovative design fair created to support, promote and celebrate a new generation of designers. It focuses on the rise of the designer-maker who is at the forefront of a movement that is challenging the traditional chain of production and distribution. The third edition will be held in Naples on October 29-31, 2021.
Fight the Man: Posters & Politics of the 1960s & '70s
The political posters of the 1960s and '70s defined a generation, helping shape contemporary politics. Join Poster House Collections Manager Melissa Walker as she examines mid-century presidential election posters, including the Nixon, JFK, and Reagan campaigns.
IIG Unveils KAORI Restaurant
IIG, working in collaboration with Spazio/Bressan, designed KAORI - a Mediterranean Asian fusion cuisine experience.
Backyard Cottage in Seattle's Central Area by Fivedot
Fivedot recently completed a backyard cottage which is part primary dwelling, part urban oasis.
Forest House by Faulkner Architects
Faulkner Architects recently designed Forest House, a new 4,500-square-foot, four-bedroom residence.
SWA Group Reveals Final Design for Inclusive Memorial at Harvey Milk Plaza
In alignment with San Francisco's Pride Month celebrations, SWA Group has revealed the final design for The Memorial at Harvey Milk Plaza, an evolving, inclusive gathering space in San Francisco in honor of the legacy of visionary civil and human rights leader Harvey Milk.
Gilcrease Museum Reveals Concept Design for New Building
SmithGroup has unveiled its concept design for Gilcrease Museum's entirely new facility.
IIDA NY Debuts Equity Council
The International Interior Design Association's New York Chapter (IIDA NY) has announced its partnership with the newly formed Equity Council, an independent consortium of designers and industry professionals unified in fostering engagement and accountability toward meaningful change in the design industry. The council's mission is to create a more just and equitable design industry by focusing on four key pillars in the workplace: cultures of inclusion, increased racial diversity, education, and communication.
OPUS Debuts SoundBed, Designed by Yves Béhar
Yves Béhar recently designed SoundBed for OPUS, an emotional fitness platform that combines proven self-care practices with modern technology to empower users to feel better on purpose.
Rimowa Soho Flagship Store by MA-MA & Mass Studio
MA-MA and Mass Studio recently completed the design of Rimowa's 800-square-foot retail flagship store in Soho, New York City.
Adobe Launches Substance 3D
Adobe has launched Substance 3D, a suite of powerful 3D tools and services that use the power of artificial intelligence to eliminate much of the technical complexity of 3D design.
Oppenheim Architecture Unveils Jali Hotel and Residences
Oppenheim Architecture has unveiled its designs for the Jali Hotel and Residences.
Closing the Loop: How Systems Enable the Circular Economy
Smart Design has announced a virtual 'Smart Salon' exploring issues around sustainability. When considering the end of life for products and packaging, a lot of focus is on material choice.
Smith&+Village's Bold, Modern Take on the Historic Harrods Mark
The iconic London department store Harrods has just opened its revamped Chocolate Hall. Smith&+Village has redesigned Harrods' own-brand confectionery in a unique way that would stand out in the historic hall among other luxury superbrands.
UCDA Design Conference 2021
The 2021 UCDA Design Conference will be held October 2-5 at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, Colorado. The event offers an in-depth look at the issues and trends in design and communication communities, both in and out of educational institutions.
Kettal Debuts Giro Armchair by Vincent Van Duysen
Kettal has debuted Giro Armchair by Vincent Van Duysen. The armchair blends into interiors and exteriors due to its tactility and pure lines.
Driven by Design Episode 3: Mathias Hahn
Driven by Design is a video series hosted by Coalesse Global Design Director John Hamilton that explores what drives the international design community.
Free The Birds Designs Inclusive Men's Grooming Brand The Fellowship
Free The Birds has revealed its latest work for a brand-new, inclusive men's grooming brand, 'The Fellowship,' from model and entrepreneur Andrew Cooper, and award-winning marketeer, Duncan Morris.
iF Design Talent Award 2021 Winners Revealed
iF has revealed the winners of its 2021 Design Talent Award. 86 groundbreaking ideas and solutions from 16 nations received the accolade, and the six most outstanding works are rewarded with prize money in total EUR 25,000.
2021 Peace Motion Graphics Competition Opens for Submissions
Submissions are now open for the 2021 Peace Motion Graphics Competition. Organized by the Sunhak Peace Prize Foundation, the competition aims to raise awareness of the various themes of peace around the world and expand the culture of peace.
Pure Design Contest by Wooden Story
Organized by Wooden Story, Pure Design Contest is an international children's furniture design competition, open to professional designers & students.
The 10th edition of Posterheroes, an international contest about social communication that calls for posters about social and environmental issues, is open for submissions for one more week.
JGMA Completes New SOS Community Center in Chicago
JGMA recently completed a new community center in Chicago for the Children's Villages Non-Profit Organization that serves foster children in the Roosevelt Square Village and the surrounding community.
3form Elements Debuts New Hush Clad Acoustic Panels
3form Elements has debuted new designs for Hush Clad, a line of acoustic panels that accommodates in-person and virtual collaboration.
Architecture at Zero 2021-22
Architecture at Zero is a design competition for decarbonization, equity and resilience, open to students and professionals worldwide. It serves to engage the fields of architecture, design, engineering and planning in the pursuit of sustainable design.
UXDA Deep Dive: Minimic by Intuity Media Lab
In UX Design Award's third Deep Dive on June 16th, Henning Falk of Intuity Media Lab will take attendees through the development process of the 2019 Gold Award winning project 'Minimic - the intelligent microscope.'
New Varoom Intimacy Issue is Out
From paranoia-tinged pandemic editorial for the likes of the New York Times to the body-based illustration of make-up artist Athena Paginton, the latest issue of Varoom looks at intimacy in the last year of image-making.
NELSON Worldwide Designs New ALA Chicago Offices
The American Library Association (ALA) recently tapped NELSON Worldwide to design its new Chicago space that would excite and motivate staff.
BraunPrize International Design Competition 2021
Braun has announced the 21st BraunPrize International Design Competition, with a virtual awards ceremony due to take place in October 2021. Established in 1968, the BraunPrize was Germany's first international competition with the aim to promote the work of young designers.
Luxxbox Introduces illi Acoustic Pendant
Luxxbox has launched illi - a new, modern acoustic lighting pendant featuring a powerful LED output and noise absorption performance that's suited for large co-working spaces, office foyers, and other spacious commercial environments.
Arco Debuts Bock
Arco has debuted Bock, a new archetype seating for work, living and hospitality environments.
MBH Architects Completes MBC BioLabs in California
MBH Architects recently completed MBC BioLabs at 930 Brittan, located in San Carlos, California.
Parley Launches 'Clean Waves' Collection with M.I.A.
To celebrate World Ocean Day, Parley for the Oceans has unveiled Clean Waves, a new luxury eyewear collection created from marine plastic debris and reclaimed fishing nets.