15th Annual International Design Awards
The International Design Awards (IDA) has announced its call for submissions for 2021. The Awards program is aimed to recognize, celebrate and promote legendary design visionaries and uncover emerging talent.
Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design 2021
Submissions are now open for the 2021 Red Dot Brands & Communication Design Award. Designers, agencies and companies are invited to enter their communication design works and their integrated brand designs.
IDCS Design Excellence Awards 2021
The Interior Design Confederation Singapore (IDCS) is calling for entries for its 2021 Design Excellence Awards.
The Chromaphone by ESI Design
ESI Design has created a modern town square with an interactive musical clocktower, called the Chromaphone.
PepsiCo Launches Mtn Dew Rise Energy Drink
PepsiCo has launched Mtn Dew Rise Energy with a bold visual identity created by PepsiCo's in-house design team.
Woods Bagot Adds Futurist Francesca Birks to its Roster
In a move that further redefines the contemporary practice of architecture, Woods Bagot has created an insights role as part of its investment to position the firm with a competitive edge. Announcing the appointment of Francesca Birks to lead a new insights team, CEO Nik Karalis said the intent is to "help our clients understand the greater forces at play."
JDO RAW 2021
JDO RAW 2021 is now open for submissions. Entrants are asked to take the supermarket's most shocking packaging designs and turn them into something they would be proud to put in their trolley.
NYC Mayor's Office Taps Agency SMAKK To Relaunch Sustainability Program, 'NYC Accelerator'
The damaging effects of the climate crisis are far-reaching, requiring everyone to do their part to help build a better future.
Liqui Group Completes Hospitality Design and Branding for New Coffee and Cocktail Bar
The Wellhead Bristol is an exciting new coffee and cocktail bar concept designed by Liqui Group.
Sunhouse Designs New Identity for Qnola
Sunhouse has crafted a radiant new identity for Qnola, elevating the brand's premium offering as it expands its range and reaches into the mainstream.
Return on Experience: A Conversation with the Authors
Eight Inc. will host an hour-long online conversation with co-authors Tim Kobe and Roger Lehman, as they discuss their new book, Return on Experience.
SBID International Design Awards 2021
The Society of British and International Interior Design has announced that the 12th edition of the SBID International Design Awards is now open for entries.
Sunday Afternoon Brings Early Video Gaming Vibe to Rebrand for Liquid+Arcade
Sunday Afternoon has rebranded the former Liquid Advertising, one of the leading ad agencies for the gaming and entertainment industries, now known as Liquid+Arcade.
Original BTC Releases Drop Three Pendant
Original BTC has released 'Drop Three Pendant,' the final installment in its Drop collection. Following the journey of a droplet of water as it falls through the air, the new bone china pendant reflects the final stage as the droplet flattens, then splashes up as it hits the ground.
Fogia Unveils Fragment by Todd Bracher
Fogia has unveiled Fragment, a brand new furniture concept developed in collaboration with Todd Bracher Studio. It is a vast modular seating system defined by details that emphasize its versatile functionality.
Shutterstock Launches Global Grant to Empower Female and Non-binary Creators
Shutterstock has launched 'Through Their Eyes,' a $10,000 grant to champion underrepresented female and non-binary creators, and their creative projects across photography, visual journalism, videography, illustration, 3D modeling, and writing.
Wewood Unveils Loop Lounge Chair
Wewood has unveiled Loop, a lounge chair designed by David Girelli. Loop is influenced by mid-century oversized furniture coupled with a Nordic-inspired frame and solid wood legs relying upon traditional joinery techniques.
Magis Debuts 360° Container by Konstantin Grcic
Konstantin Grcic has designed a dynamic and clever storage solution for Magis. It comes in two heights, either with 5 or 10 single drawers made of glossy ABS.
FCA Designs EisnerAmper's New York Headquarters
EisnerAmper recently tapped Francis Cauffman Architects to develop its new headquarters, which spans five floors at 733 Third Avenue in New York City.
Workspace Show at London's Business Design Centre
Workspace Show is a brand new design event in London with a mission to bring together the commercial interiors community. The inaugural edition will take place from 4-5 November 2021 at London's Business Design Centre, at the heart of the UK's commercial interiors community, capturing the zeitgeist of the market when 'work' has never been higher on the agenda.
SpaceInvader Completes Manchester HQ for Tosca Debt Capital
SpaceInvader has completed a boutique, 2,000 sq ft workspace for Manchester-based Tosca Debt Capital on the 5th floor of the Helical-owned Trinity Building on the city's John Dalton Street.
Artefact Contemporary Craft Fair at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour
The inaugural Artefact contemporary craft fair will make its debut this summer at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, from June 22-29, 2021.
Chris Bangle Wins 2021 American Prize for Design
The Chicago Athenaeum has named Chris Bangle as this year's laureate of the American Prize for Design. Chris Bangle is the prolific American automobile designer known best for his work as Chief of Designer for BMW Group, where he was responsible for the BMW, Mini, and Rolls-Royce motor cars.
Swarovski Foundation Launches Sustainability Grant for Young Creatives
The Swarovski Foundation has launched 'Swarovski Foundation Institute: Creatives for Our Future,' a new global grant program designed with the United Nations Office for Partnerships to identify and accelerate the next generation of creative leaders in sustainability across fashion, design, art, architecture, science, technology and engineering.
Creative Communication Award 2021
The Creative Communication Award has launched its third edition, inviting professional and student creatives from all around the world to submit their most innovative and compelling designs for consideration.
UX Design Awards 2021: Call for Entries
The 2021 UX Design Awards, a global competition with a specific focus on experience design, is now open for submissions.
NYCxDESIGN Launches IMPACTxDESIGN Competition
NYCxDESIGN has launched its first design competition to showcase how design can enhance public space and foster engagement.
WITHIN: The In-House Creative Conference
WITHIN, the One Club For Creativity's first-ever virtual conference dedicated to client-side creativity, is set to take place March 30-April 1.
Design Museum Everywhere Launches 'Diversity in Action' Training Program
Design Museum Everywhere has launched Diversity in Action, a comprehensive training program aimed at creating a more equitable design industry and workplace.
inMotionNow and InSource Publish 2021 Creative Management Report
inMotionNow and InSource have published their fourth annual Creative Management Report, which polled 400 creatives and marketers to identify industry changes stemming from the last year, along with key creative trends to watch over the next 12 months.
UCDA Creative Summit 2021
The 2021 UCDA Creative Summit, the University & College Designers Association's live virtual event, will be held March 23-25. The summit will feature seven carefully curated speakers and sessions to help attendees engage and spark their creativity.
HUSH Designs Interactive Digital Experience for HBO Max Orbit Debut at SXSW
HUSH has partnered with HBO Max to launch HBO Max Orbit, an interactive digital experience designed to introduce audiences to the streamer's vast universe of content using cutting-edge emerging technology, at SXSW Online this year.
Sustainability, Materiality and Environmentalism: A Discussion About What Could Be...
Coalesse recently hosted a panel of visionaries to address the question: 'What Could Be?' on the topic of sustainability, materiality and environmentalism.
Conran Design Group Rebrands Princeton University's Student-Run Design Nation Conference
Conran Design Group has partnered with Princeton University's student-run, undergraduate-focused business organization Business Today to craft a bold new identity for their celebrated annual Design Nation Conference - one that celebrates its commitment to fostering inclusivity and diversity of voices within design.
Expression of Interest for Exhibit Design Teams for National Center for Civil & Human Rights
The National Center for Civil and Human Rights (The Center) in Atlanta intends to contract with an exhibit design firm(s) to partner with the Center on a refresh of current exhibit galleries and the design of several new ones.
Nu Skin Singapore Experience Center by Conexus Studio
Conexus Studio recently completed Nu Skin's Singapore Experience Center. The center is designed to be an experiential space that empowers the Nu Skin community.
rpa:group Designs Striking and Immersive Paris Flagship for Tommy Hilfiger
rpa:group has designed Tommy Hilfiger's recently reopened Paris flagship on 43 Boulevard des Capucine.
Carl Hansen & Son and Ilse Crawford Launch Limited Edition First Masterpieces Collection
Ilse Crawford has developed a fresh color palette for a limited-edition release of the first chairs that Wegner created for Carl Hansen & Son in 1950.
Charlotte Pendant Lamp by Daniel Becker Studio
Designed by Daniel Becker Studio, Charlotte is a LED pendant, created with the latest generation of filament strips, featuring a noble yet minimalistic brass frame structure.
CERSAIE 2021 Returns to Bologna
Cersaie, the world's largest exhibition of ceramic tile and bathroom furnishings, will return to the Bologna Exhibition Centre from September 27 - October 1, 2021.
Happy Money Office Space by Rapt Studio
Happy Money recently engaged Rapt Studio to solve its emerging workplace challenges brought on by its rapid growth, inviting the team to design a multi-level headquarters that embodied, evoked, and promoted the fundamental principles of happiness.
Maydan Architects Gives Modern Makeover to 1930's San Francisco Home
Maydan Architects has elegantly transformed an aging 1930's apartment into an ultra-modern gem, with a focus on luxury and functionality.
Process: How to Create Community Buildings with Impact
HCMA has published a new book and online course to guide people through the process of creating socially and environmentally-focused public buildings.
Shutterstock Launches 'All The Best Artists' Campaign
Shutterstock has launched its first artist-focused brand campaign that seeks to highlight the diverse talent within its global community of 1.6 million creators.
Seward Park Backyard Cottage by Fivedot
Fivedot recently completed the Seward Park Backyard Cottage in Seattle, WA. This backyard detached accessory dwelling unit (DADU) is the new home for a couple who are downsizing in order to be closer to their children and grandchildren.
Barilla New Pasta Shape Ideas Competition
Barilla has launched a new international competition that challenges entrants to create new dry pasta shapes. The aim of the 'Barilla New Pasta Shape' competition is to inspire new experiences for consumers that involve aesthetics, functionals and gastronomical aspects of the product.
CLB Architects Designs Interiors for Calming Mountain Escape in Park City, Utah
CLB Architects recently designed the interiors for a calming mountain escape in Park City, Utah. This 6,000 sq. ft. home boasts five beds and seven baths.
AXE Global Redesign by PB Creative
PB Creative recently completed a global redesign for Unilever's AXE brand.
Adobe MAX 2021
Adobe MAX, the world's largest creativity conference, will be held October 26-28. This year's conference will be once again virtual and free to all.
Uniform Rebrands Global Technology Company Chaos Group
Uniform has revealed the new brand it has created for Chaos, the global industry-leading and Academy Award-winning graphics technology company.
Lovie Awards 2021: Call for Entries
The call for entries for the 11th Annual Lovie Awards is now open. The Awards program celebrates the very best in originality and creativity online.
CLB Architects Designs Minimalistic Mountain Escape in Teton Village
CLB Architects recently completed a contemporary residence in Teton Village, Wyoming. The four-bedroom, the five-and-a-half-bathroom home spans 5,735 square feet and provides its California-based owners easy access to skiing, cycling, and hiking that the Tetons have to offer.
ASID Releases 2021 Outlook and State of Interior Design Report
The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has released its 2021 Outlook and State of Interior Design Report, aimed to enlightening interior design practitioners and professionals on relevant changes within the new year as related to global trends, economic indicators, and beyond.
The 2021 NeoCon, the world's leading platform and most important event for the commercial interiors industry, will be held October 4-6 in Chicago at theMART.
Transform Awards North America 2021
For the seventh year, the Transform Awards is celebrating the best in rebranding and brand development with the launch of its 2021 call for entries in North America.
Emeco Debuts New Line of Stools by Naoto Fukasawa
Emeco has debuted Za, a brand new collection of recycled aluminum stools designed by Naoto Fukasawa.
Adobe Shares Six Photographers' Stories on Navigating COVID-19
On the first anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns, Adobe is offering insights from six inspiring photographers on how they navigated their work and life over the past year and their lessons learned to take into the future.
Female Design Council and 1stDibs Launches Curated Collection
Female Design Council and 1stDibs have launched a curated collection of innovative and exemplary works made by womxn-identified designers, artists, and craft makers. The assortment of items honors the magic of womxn as they balance art, family, and studio practices to make transformative work.
Kirei Launches New Horizons Collection by Michael DiTullo
Kirei recently collaborated with Michael DiTullo to launch the New Horizons, a collection that gives architects and interior designers great-looking architectural design elements that are easy to understand, specify and install, are made from recycled content, and improve the acoustics and functionality of any room.
Driving the Human Open Call
Driving the Human invites designers, artists, scientists, initiatives, and agents from any other field of expertise, from anywhere in the world, to join in shaping sustainable and collective futures that combine science, technology, and the arts in a transdisciplinary and collaborative approach.
PepsiCo's Neon Zebra Primed to Disrupt Cocktail Mixer Category
PepsiCo has launched Neon Zebra, the company's first-ever line of non-alcoholic cocktail mixers, designed to meet the needs of a growing consumer cocktail mixer category.
Flos Oblique: A Desk Lamp for Modern Needs
Flos has debuted Oblique, the natural evolution of the classic swing arm office lamp.
SCAD Partners with Lextant to Launch New Certification Program
The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) has partnered with Lextant on a new certification program entitled 'Design Research and Insight Translation.'
hcreates Designs Patient Centric Rehab Space for 'The Clinic'
Premium healthcare and access to rehabilitation are growing trends in China. Collectively 'The Clinic' team had spent many years working abroad and more recently had brought their experiences to hospitals in China.
Monotype Launches 'Creative Characters' Podcast
Monotype has launched 'Creative Characters,' a new podcast featuring engaging discussions with the people shaping creative culture and designing the future of creative work. The bi-monthly series will feature experts across all disciplines of design, creativity, and branding, exploring the evolution and interrelation of design, creative culture, and global society, in addition to personal stories and tips for people navigating careers in the design field.
CAKE Wins 2020 Good Design Award for Ösa
CAKE has received a 2020 GOOD DESIGN Award for its Ösa electric motorcycle in the transportation category.
Parc Omega Design Competition
Radical Innovation has announced a new special edition design competition, 'Parc Omega,' that challenges architectural professionals and students to envision a 120-Key Hospitality Design Concept for the 2200 acre wildlife sanctuary set in the natural scenery of the Outaouais region in Quebec.
D&AD and Google Partner to Secure Jobs for Self Taught Emerging Creatives
D&AD has partnered with Google to expand Shift, the organization's free night school for talent from non-traditional creative backgrounds.
EskewDumezRipple Unveils Center for Developing Entrepreneurs
EskewDumezRipple has unveiled its designs for the new Center for Developing Entrepreneurs located in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Haptic Architects Designs New Showroom for Vivense London
Vivense London recently opened its flagship store in Borough High Street, designed by Haptic Architects.
St. John Creates Full Brand Identity for Wonderbird
St. John recently designed a new brand identity for Wonderbird, a new fast-food chicken concept aiming to close the gap between fast and quality food.
SMPS Marketing Communications Awards 2021
The 44th annual SMPS Marketing Communications Awards is now open for submissions. The program provides an unparalleled opportunity for professionals to showcase their best marketing practices and to educate the industry about the critical role of marketing in successful firms.
Jaco Booyens and SAOTA Restore Buffelsdrift Farm
Jaco Booyens and SAOTA restored Buffelsdrift, an award-winning farm located west of Ladismith in the arid Klein Karoo region of South Africa.
MoMA and Swatch to Launch Special-Edition Watches
MoMA and Swatch have announced the launch of special-edition watches by Swatch, featuring six unique creations inspired by artworks in MoMA's collection.
ONE School Spring 2021 Applications Now Open
The One Club for Creativity has launched an all-new 16-week season of ONE School - a free program designed to help ambitious young Black creatives find their place in the advertising world. These individuals, who may have balked at the fees of portfolio schools, were given an opportunity to learn from the best and work towards a job in an industry that desperately needs their talent and viewpoints.
Radical Innovation Awards 2021: Call for Entries
The 2021 Radical Innovation Award is now open for submissions. This competition challenges creative thinkers to pioneer compelling ideas in travel and hospitality.
Kent Panther Lake Library by Fivedot
Fivedot recently transformed a 5,300 sq ft casino into a library. This was the last project of the Capital Bond Measure in which Seattle's King County Library systems opened 17 new libraries, expanded 11 libraries, and renovated 14 libraries.
Sneakers Unboxed: Studio to Street Exhibition at Design Museum
Opening on April 30 at the Design Museum, 'Sneakers Unboxed: Studio to Street' is a major exhibition exploring one of the most universal design objects, bought and worn by millions of people worldwide every day.
Gala Magriñá Designs NRP Group's Union Square Office
Gala Magriñá recently created a youthful, modern office for NRP Group in Manhattan's hip Union Square.
Adobe Creative Residency Applications Open for Next Class of Creatives
Adobe Creative Residency applications have opened for the next class of creators.
COLLINS Reimagines the Classical Concert Experience for San Francisco Symphony
COLLINS has partnered with the internationally acclaimed San Francisco Symphony to affirm that classical music is a relevant and evolving art form - completely reimagining the organization's brand and mission as a model for the future.
SMAKK Creates Identity for Canopy Humidifier
SMAKK recently worked with Canopy to create earth-friendly packaging and playful, engaging designs to help launch the DTC brand, bringing a fresh creative voice to the skincare debate.
Woodcut Vibes by Roman Klonek
Roman Klonek has a spot for old-fashioned cartoons and modern block printing styles. In the 90s he studied Graphic Arts in Dusseldorf and discovered a passion for woodcut.
Nail Designs New Brand Identity for Providence Children's Museum
Nail recently designed a new brand identity for Providence Children's Museum. The Museum serves children and adults of all backgrounds and from all communities.
Schonbek Debuts Celestial-Inspired 'Twilight' Collection
Schonbek has debuted a new addition to its Contemporary Collection, Twilight. Outfitted with a bold repetitive motif of metal cylinders and precision-cut square crystal trim, the new line of fixtures provides a dramatic source of illumination inspired by celestial constellations in the night sky.
Wikipedia's 20th Birthday Comes to Life Through Design
In celebration of Wikipedia's 20th birthday this year, the Wikimedia Foundation asked two artists to create a set of symbols celebrating 20 years of humans collaborating to collect the sum of all human knowledge on Wikipedia.
50,000feet Funds Student Educational Programs for Greater Access and Inclusion
50,000feet is underwriting two scholarships in partnership with the Chicago Public Schools and the Design Museum of Chicago as well as the financial support of The Cooper Union Saturday Program in New York City. Both of these financial contributions are designed to support students and their families with financial resources to pursue their passion for the arts.
The Green Rooms Amenity Spaces by 74
74 recently designed the ground floor amenity spaces at the new build-to-rent residential scheme 'The Green Rooms' in MediaCityUK, Salford, for Amro Living.
The Package Design Book 6
Pentawards has unveiled the sixth edition of its biannual book, showcasing the best packaging projects from its 2019 and 2020 awards.
Good Design Australia Launches 2021 Good Design Awards
Good Design Australia is calling for entries for the 2021 Good Design Awards. The Awards are globally respected for the high standard of design evaluation and attract new and innovative design projects from around the world each year.
UK's National Gallery Seeking Design Team for its NG200 Project
The UK's National Gallery is seeking a multi-disciplinary design team to work with it on a suite of capital projects to mark its bicentenary, its 200th anniversary, with an initial phase to be opened in 2024.
JDO Named Best in Class at PAC Awards for Packaging Innovation and Sustainable Design
JDO's creation of a sleek, highly innovative reusable motor oil can for Shell Helix Ultra Net Zero Carbon has been recognized as Best in Class in Packaging Innovation and Sustainable Design at the 2021 PAC Global Leadership Awards.
Knockout Designs New Identity and Bottle for ZEO
Knockout recently created a new identity and bottle design for ZEO, a range of sophisticated, sensorial zero-alcohol spirits.
PAVE Student Aid - Spring 2021: Call for Applications
PAVE is now accepting applications for its aid program that supports students studying retail design, interior design, architecture, visual merchandising, industrial design, and similar programs.
RB Designs Packaging and Brand Experience for 'Vanish Miracle Revives Colours'
Dragon Rouge recently worked with Reckitt Benckiser (RB) to develop packaging and brand experience design for RB's new 'Vanish Miracle Revives Colours' serum which helps people revive treasured clothing by removing the visible wear of garments.
LOOP Design Awards 2021: Call for Entries
The LOOP Design Awards 2021 is now open for entries. The second edition of the awards is open to all designers, creatives, photographers & individuals involved in architecture, interior design, landscape design, product design, and architecture photography.
Conran Design Group Launches Branding for Viatris
Mylan and Pfizer's Upjohn recently merged into a new kind of healthcare company, marking one of the biggest pharmaceutical mergers in recent times.
PepsiCo Debuts New Design for Rockstar Energy Beverages
PepsiCo acquired Rockstar Energy Beverages as part of the company's effort to expand its presence in the global, fast-growing energy category. Now, the brand is introducing new creative, fresh packaging, dialed-up digital components and flavor innovations.
Tierra Whack and Adobe Release New Coloring Book
Adobe, in collaboration with artist Tierra Whack, has released a free coloring book, dubbed 'W is for Whack,' to print at home or color digitally within Creative Cloud apps.
Redress Design Award 2021: Call for Entries
The 11th Redress Design Award, the renowned global sustainable fashion design competition, is now open for submissions. This cycle's prizes include US$10,000 in development funding and bespoke mentorships with world-renowned sustainable fashion experts.