Woke Studios Unveils Neuralink Surgical Robot
Woke Studios designed the Neuralink surgical robot that was unveiled today by Elon Musk. Neuralink is a brain implant that enables humans to control technology with their thoughts.
LAMP 2020 Lighting Design Competition: Call for Entries
The 6th edition of LAMP International Lighting Design Competition is now open for submissions. The competition is aimed to discover emerging designers and encourage the advancement of established designers while delivering a unique platform to showcase these talents and introduce them to wider audiences.
Exhibit Columbus Announces 2020 Online Symposium
Exhibit Columbus - which launched in 2016 to celebrate the design legacy of Columbus, Indiana, through its annual exploration of architecture, art, design and community - has announced its third national symposium.
Gretel Designs First Annual Knoll Works Publication
Gretel has designed a new annual publication to replace Knoll's previous catalog series. The result fuses high-end editorial design, strategic branding acumen, and technical detail, striking the right balance between inspiration and information to highlight Knoll's wide range of offerings and design-focused ethos.
Our New Social Reality: The Future of the Public Realm
Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects is organizing a two-part conversation on the future of design and community engagement in the public realm. Bringing together a group of architects and community advocates, the conversation will highlight Detroit's unique perspective, and ask what can be learned from the city's history of resilience and community organizing as we attempt to grasp our new social reality.
ZIIIRO Launches Jupiter Timepiece
ZIIIRO has launched Jupiter, a new timepiece featuring unique watch dials and a minimal, well readable, timeless design.
Salem Architecture Renovates Maison Ave Courcelette
Salem Architecture recently renovated 'Maison Ave Courcelette,' a historic residence in the heart of Montreal.
Taipei Cycle D&I Awards 2021
Submissions are now open for the 2021 Taipei Cycle D&I Awards. The competition is open to all designers, manufacturers and retailers in bicycle-related industries.
ASID Virtual Conference 2020
The ASID Virtual Conference, to be held September 15-17, will offer free education and inspiration for any and all design professionals, with programming focused on timely topics like safe solutions for COVID spaces and designing for diversity and equity.
Russell Hill Road Residence by Taylor Smyth Architects
Taylor Smyth Architects, in collaboration with Cecconi Simone, designed a new contemporary residence in the traditional Toronto neighborhood of Forest Hill.
Ligne Roset Debuts Hémicycle by Philippe Nigro
Ligne Roset recently debuted Hémicycle collection, designed by Philippe Nigro. Hémicycle brings together a passion for research and respect for tradition.
The New Reality at London Design Festival
This year, the 'Virtual Design Destination by Adorno' will be the place to discover fifteen curated country collections of collectible design during the London Design Festival, featuring more than 200 exclusive pieces. The theme for this year's event is 'The New Reality.'
Pentagram Designs New Brand Identity for Rolls-Royce
Pentagram has designed the new brand identity of Rolls-Royce, to be rolled out from September. The new visual language is aimed to resonate with the younger demographic of clients.
Van Alen Institute Announces Winners of 'Reimagining Brooklyn Bridge' Competition
Van Alen Institute has announced the winners of Reimagining Brooklyn Bridge, an international design competition to rethink the iconic Brooklyn Bridge walkway.
Jiani Zeng and Honghao Deng Unveil 'Illusory Material'
Designer Jiani Zeng and Honghao Deng, graduates from MIT and Harvard, recently developed 'Illusory Material,' a new 3D printing method that can create products with incredible unique optical and physical properties that deliver experiences that have previously seemed impossible.
SHED Architecture Designs Compact Net-Zero Home in Seattle
SHED Architecture recently designed a new net-zero house in Seattle. Maintaining a compact footprint, this home was designed to maximize efficiency, privacy, and greenery.
Graypants Debuts Wick Candlelight
Graypants has debuted Wick, a chic portable fixture leveraging the warmth and collective joy of candlelight in an energy-efficient and safe & modern form.
Cuttin It up with Broobs: A Collage Workshop
Letterform Archive has announced a four day workshop with artist and activist Broobs on cut-and-paste methods for making fresh and powerful imagery.
& SMITH Designs Branding and Packaging for Kib Herbal Tea Range
& SMITH designed branding and packaging for Kib, a new herbal tea range launched by East African specialty food company The Perennial Foods Group.
PB Creative Designs New Additions for Axe Collisions
Following the enormous success of the iconic Lynx Africa and Marmite brand mash-up, PB Creative has designed two new additions to the Axe (Lynx in the UK) collisions family.
Autodesk Announces Lineup for Virtual Vision Series
Autodesk has announced the lineup for its Virtual Vision Series, which will take place in September this year and offer participants insight into the latest technology, trends, and techniques driving content creation for film, TV, games, and design visualization.
Monotype Announces 'Brand Talks Connected' Virtual Event
Monotype's 'Brand Talks Connected' live & interactive event will be held on August 27. The event will focus on the future, and how brands can rise to the challenges posed by an unsettled world.
COOKFOX Designs First & Only WELL v2-Certified Office in United States
COOKFOX Architects recently completed the International WELL Building Institute's new offices in the Flatiron neighborhood of Manhattan, on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 26th Street.
Textiles and Wellbeing: The New Normal
This Thursday, August 13th at 10:00 am EDT, Kvadrat will be hosting 'Textiles and Wellbeing: The New Normal,' a webinar that explores the role of textiles in the wake of COVID19 - from health and safety to mental wellbeing, creativity, and beyond.
Understory at The Spheres, Seattle
Understory at The Spheres is a multi-functional exhibit and visitor center designed to tell the story of 'The Spheres,' Amazon's iconic and wholly unique insertion into the heart of Seattle.
Ware Malcomb Completes ZS Associates Office in San Francisco
Ware Malcomb has completed the new offices of ZS Associates located at 611 Gateway Boulevard in South San Francisco.
Magis Launches Bell Chair by Konstantin Grcic
Magis has debuted Bell Chair, a contemporary monobloc chair designed by Konstantin Grcic.
New York Festivals Launches Bowery Awards
New York Festivals has launched 'Bowery Awards,' a new competition celebrating independent creatives in the commercial landscape. Proceeds of the 2020 Bowery Awards will be donated to Feed the Frontlines NYC.
Sustainable Fashion Business Conference in Lisbon
Hosted by the Lisbon Academy of Sciences, the 'Sustainable Fashion Business' conference will showcase the achievements of international brands producing in Portugal as a part of the global industry. Demonstrating direct progress from the fashion world, it will also highlight the business opportunities which currently lie within it.
JDO Puts Playful Spin on Social Distancing with 'Normville'
Created by JDO, Normville puts a positive and playful spin on social distancing, reinforcing its importance in a refreshing way that will resonate with a society suffering from a bit of lockdown fever.
Communication Arts 2021 Typography Competition
Communication Arts is calling for entries for its 11th annual Typography Competition. The competition celebrates the best use of typography as the primary visual element in design and advertising, plus new typeface designs, calligraphy, and hand-lettering.
Pure Talents Contest 2021
The eighteenth Pure Talents Contest, an internationally renowned design competition for young designers, is now open for submissions.
Applied Arts 2020 Advertising Awards
Applied Arts is now accepting submissions for its 2020 Advertising Awards. The international competition is open to all forms of commissioned, published, unpublished and personal work from professionals and enthusiasts created between August 2019 and September 2020. Only digital entries are accepted for this competition.
Felix Braden Releases Neo-Grotesque 'Turbine' Typeface
Designed by Felix Braden, Turbine is a neo-grotesque typeface with superelliptical curves.
PAVE Student Design Competition 2020
Now open for submissions, the PAVE Student Design Competition promotes 'real world' design experience for college-level students interested in pursuing careers in the retail design industry. This annual international competition is open exclusively to undergraduate college students involved in retail planning, design, visual merchandising, and branding programs.
PRINT Awards 2020: Call for Entries
PRINT has announced its call for entries for the PRINT Awards 2020. Formerly known as the Regional Design Awards, the PRINT Awards has a fresh focus on global inclusion, new exclusive categories spotlighting design activism and the latest creative technology, and it continues to highlight talented student work.
Gordon Murray Automotive Unveils T.50 Supercar
Gordon Murray Automotive has unveiled its T.50 supercar. Murray's design for T.50 was the 50th in a prestigious line of race and road cars he's penned over his illustrious 50-year career - both reasons combining to name the car T.50.
eVolo 2021 Skyscraper Competition
eVolo Magazine is inviting architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe to take part in the 2021 Skyscraper Competition. Established in 2006, the annual competition is one of the world's most prestigious awards for high-rise architecture.
Post Opulence: Rolls-Royce Reveals Super-luxury Consumer Insights That Informed New Ghost
More than six years ago, a team of luxury intelligence specialists, designers, engineers, and craftspeople assembled to begin the development of the new Rolls-Royce Ghost.
nendo Designs Reusable Bags for Lawson
nendo has designed two reusable bags for Lawson, the convenience store titan in Japan.
Clairvoyants 2020: Illustrated Children's Book Competition
Dwie Siostry Publishing House is calling for submissions for the 2020 Clairvoyants international competition for an illustrated children's book. The competition is open to authors, illustrators, graphic designers, and aims to discover talented artists & children's books authors and give them a chance to become known both on the Polish and on the international book market.
Sunhouse Gives Twister a Positively Different Spin
Sunhouse Creative, working with the Wall's team at Unilever, has designed a new identity for popular ice cream lolly brand Twister, bringing out its intrinsically playful personality.
Masters Design Lab Announces Scholarships and Social Impact Design Clinic
Masters Design Lab is now offering scholarships is for its hands-on mentored online design training. The world-renowned faculty is headed by Canadian multidisciplinary designer Prof. Michael Leblanc and the curriculum, with 25+ courses, is often updated to adhere to new design techniques and concepts.
Whatabout: Future of Brands Online Conference
'Whatabout: Future of Brands' is an online conference about the new digital reality in design, visual and brand communications. Speakers will talk, discuss, and discover the good and the bad side of today's and tomorrow's digital world.
SAOTA Designs Longcheer Yacht Club in Shenzhen
SAOTA designed the new Longcheer Yacht Club, in Shenzhen, China. Set on the Dapeng Peninsula, part of the Daya Bay in Nan'ao, on a narrow strip of land, the Longcheer was envisioned not just as a new flagship yacht club and hotel, but also as a catalyst to promote yachting culture and encourage public interest in marine sport.
StormBrands Designs 'WE Talks' Identity for World Energy Council
StormBrands has created brand strategy, identity and design for WE Talks, an open-access digital-content platform from The World Energy Council.
Yves Behar Unveils Concept Design for Fabien Cousteau's Landmark Underwater Research Station
Yves Behar and fuseproject created the concept design for the world's most advanced underwater scientific research station and habitat, a project from renowned ocean explorer and conservationist Fabien Cousteau.
Tom Dixon Unveils Puck and Mill
Tom Dixon has unveiled two new collections for A/W'20 - Puck glassware and Mill grinders, available starting September 2020.
2022 World Design Capital Valencia Visual Identity Receives Two Red Dot Design Awards
The visual identity of Valencia as 2022 World Design Capital and its graphic application on posters, created by Ibán Ramón, have been awarded with two Red Dot Design Awards.
Allseating Launches L1 Task Chair
Allseating has launched L1, an ergonomic task chair inspired by the L1 vertebra, the most superior of the lumbar vertebrae that gives reinforcement to the entire upper spine.
Wilson Associates Renovates Pai Thai in Jumeirah Al Qasr Resort
Wilson Associates' Dubai studio recently renovated Pai Thai, a fine dining establishment located inside of the Jumeirah Al Qasr Resort in Dubai.
Pickard Chilton Tapped by Skanska to Design The Eight
Pickard Chilton has been selected by Skanska to design 'The Eight,' the developer's latest 800,000 gsf mixed-use office project at 10660 NE 8th Street in downtown Bellevue, Washington.
One Club Announces 'One School' Portfolio Program for Black Creatives
The One Club for Creativity has announced the launch of ONE School, a free 16-week portfolio program for young Black creatives. The free program will be run by award-winning Spotify creative director Oriel Davis-Lyons.
Winners of 2020 V&A Illustration Awards Announced
The V&A has announced the winners of the 2020 Illustration Awards. Established in 1972, the Awards celebrate excellence in student illustration and three categories of contemporary practice: book cover design, book illustration and illustrated journalism.
Eulberg Residence by Paul Michael Davis Architects
Paul Michael Davis Architects has designed a new light filled, modern residence for the Eulbergs in the Clyde Hill neighborhood just outside of Seattle, WA.
Kokaistudios Designs Interiors for Cloud Bistro in Shanghai
Kokaistudios designed the interiors for a bistro and bar on top of one of Shanghai's most prestigious riverside landmarks.
Jing Shan Classic 2020: Call for Applications
The Xia Jing Shan Arts and Culture Foundation is calling for applications for its 2020 competition.
Reebok Collaborates with Young Creatives for 'Write Your Legacy' Campaign
Reebok recently collaborated with young & aspiring artists to showcase its new upcoming product: Classic Leather Legacy.
Modern in the Making: Post-War Craft and Design in British Columbia
Modern in the Making, on view at the Vancouver Art Gallery through January 3, 2021, is the most comprehensive showcase of the mid-century craft and design scene in British Columbia assembled to date, examining ceramics, fashion, furniture, jewelry and textiles that defined West Coast modern living.
LIT Design Awards 2020
The 2020 edition of the LIT Design Awards is now open to submissions, accepting entries from lighting manufacturers, designers, and practices from all around the world. The Awards program aims to recognize the efforts of talented international lighting product designers and lighting implementers.
Inspec Debuts Attach Table
Inspec, a brand-new division of Sandler offering a wide range of innovative Scandinavian furniture designs targeting the corporate market, has debuted Attach.
Sophie Ashby and Alexandria Dauley Launch 'United in Design'
United in Design is a new charitable initiative with a mission to address the lack of diversity in the Interior Design Industry - specifically the lack of representation of Black, Asian, Ethnic minority and low socio-economic communities. Founded by Sophie Ashby and Alexandria Dauley, the new platform aims to provide resources to businesses and empower designers to pledge their support.
The Sessions Hotel by IIG
The Sessions Hotel, designed by Interior Image Group (IIG), is now open in Bristol, Virginia. The design concept tells the story of the 1927 Bristol Sessions - a set of historic country music recordings that marked Bristol as the birthplace of country music.
17 Global Artists 'Design the Future' for Future London Academy
Future London Academy asked 17 artists and designers from over 13 countries to 'Design the Future' - speculate what it will be like in 100 years, aiming to inspire designers everywhere to be part of it.
Tricentis Atlanta Office by NELSON Worldwide
NELSON Worldwide recently designed Austrian software testing company Tricentis' offices at Monarch Tower in Atlanta, Georgia.
Design China Beijing 2020
The 2020 Design China Beijing will take place September 23-27, with a strong focus on design for a post-Covid 19 world. The theme for this year's edition is 'Design Thrives to Revive the World' as the challenges the design community faces both during and after the pandemic go far beyond creating a chair, a carpet, or an interior decoration item.
RIBA Announces Shortlist for 'Rethink: 2025'
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the shortlist for Rethink: 2025 - an international design competition for our post-pandemic world.
FutureBrand Rebrands Currys PC World
FutureBrand has completed a brand refresh for Currys PC World. The work has been created over the last 18 months in collaboration between the FutureBrand and Currys PC World teams and gives the brand a new bright and optimistic visual identity which will be rolled out both online and instore.
Bulletproof Revamps Cadbury Old Gold Brand Identity
Bulletproof recently redesigned the Cadbury Old Gold brand identity for Mondelez International. The agency was tasked with modernizing Old Gold with a new brand identity in order to reconnect with its audience and gain relevance with younger generations.
Design Night LIVE
Design Museum Everywhere, a non-profit organization dedicated to sharing the power of design, will host a virtual online event on September 19 filled with design sketches, games, familiar faces, a silent auction, and more.
Stencilmania Workshop: Understanding Type Design as a Tool for Graphic Designers
Stencil Type Design has been proven as a great way to explain and practice the principles underlying the design of typefaces.
Interior Design's Best of Year Awards 2020
Now celebrating its 15th year, Interior Design's Best of Year Awards is the ultimate measure of design excellence, honoring the most significant projects and products of the year from around the globe. Entries from around the world are accepted for all categories.
Lodes Debuts Jefferson Suspension Lamp in US
Lodes has introduced the Jefferson Suspension Lamp stateside in celebration of its 70th anniversary. Designed by Luca Nichetto, Jefferson's alluring crystal form evokes the prismatic visuals of the late 60s counterculture along with its lyrical and artistic nature.
Charlie Smith Designs Visual Identity, Packaging and Website for Breadblok
Charlie Smith Design has revamped the visual identity, packaging and website of Breadblok - a new bakery in Santa Monica creating gluten-free organic food.
HP, Intel and Movidiam Team Up to Offer Free Creative Classes
HP has partnered with Intel and Movidiam to launch a brand-new free initiative designed to inspire the next generation of creatives and digital artists.
RIBA Launches 'Re-Imagining Railway Stations' Design Competition
The Royal Institute of British Architects and Network Rail have launched 'Re-Imagining Railway Stations,' an international competition to shape the future of Britain's railway stations. The contest asks entrants to rethink the future of small to medium-size stations across the Network Rail Estate - which make up 80% of all those on Britain's railway - so they can better serve the needs of both passengers and their local communities.
iADC Design Museum by Rocco
Rocco recently completed the iADC Design Museum in Shapu, Shenzhen. The building creates an iconic presence and visual focal point in the area while emphasizing a sense of openness through a series of facade folds.
Ware Malcomb Designs L'oreal Pulp Riot Offices in Encino
Ware Malcomb recently completed L'Oreal's new Pulp Riot offices located in Encino, Calif. Pulp Riot is a professional brand of hair color known for its portfolio of cutting-edge products featuring bold and vibrant colors and dedication to artistic expression.
Good Design Show Europe 2020
Good Design annually awards distinguishing designers through for excellence, creativity, and novelty; talented creators who promote the design as the art of evolution, the art of a better future.
Phaidon Launches Materialising Colour: Journeys with Giulio Ridolfo
Phaidon has released 'Materialising Colour,' a coffee table book that dives into the work and methodologies of master colorist Giulio Ridolfo, the man behind the success of many of Kvadrat's beloved contemporary fabric collections and color palettes.
Kuzco Lighting's Magellan Receives Red Dot: Best of the Best
Kuzco Lighting's Magellan has received 'Red Dot: Best of the Best' at the 2020 Red Dot Product Design Award.
2020 Peace Motion Graphics Competition Opens for Entries
Entries are now open for the 2020 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.
White Arkitekter Wins Competition to Design New Waterfront Park in Bergen
White Arkitekter has been selected to design a new beach park and sea bath in Bergen, Norway. The proposal, 'True Blue,' is based on water, which is the most tangible element in Bergen to create a new meeting place where residents can experience water throughout the year.
Warming Huts: Art + Architecture Competition 2021
Submissions are now open for the 2021 Warming Huts: Art + Architecture Competition. This call for entries is open to architects, students of architecture, landscape architects, interior designers, artists and industrial designers who have a proven portfolio of design work.
The Text Block as Building Block with Angie Wang
The text block is fundamental to creating any typographic system - whether on the page or on-screen. But what typeface to use, and at what size? How do we determine line length and leading? And what about readability?
Bakelite: The Georg Kargl Collection
As the first genuine plastic, Bakelite revolutionized the everyday culture from the 1920s to the 1950s. On view at the MAK from July 15 through October 26, 'Bakelite: The Georg Kargl Collection' exhibition is devoted to this extraordinary raw material.
ALT/SHIFT Fuses Creativity with Technology to Deliver Standout Designs
From photoreal architectural renders to aesthetic and abstract installation art, ALT/SHIFT specializes in crafting innovative 2D and 3D designs for global clients across architecture, interior design, design visualization and motion graphics.
Landscape Designs Brand Identity for Vicarious
Landscape has designed a new brand identity and site for Vicarious, an intelligent robotics start-up backed by $150m in funding from Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Samsung and ABB.
Emtype Foundry Releases Approach Mono
Emtype Foundry has released Approach Mono, the fixed-width version of Approach. It is a utilitarian low contrast font, a bit mechanical but plenty of character.
Pair Launches New Personalizable Workplace System 'Olli'
Pair has launched 'Olli,' a personalizable workplace system that lets clients customize how it functions by choosing from flexible elements that create space for focused task work, collaborative work, organization, and lounging space.
City of Baltimore Publishes 'Design for Distancing: Ideas Guidebook'
The City of Baltimore has released the 'Design for Distancing Guidebook,' a digital resource that will provide safe placemaking inspiration for businesses, cities, and people worldwide to safely reopen and improve their own public spaces.
Communication Arts Publishes Photography Annual 61
Communication Arts has published Photography Annual 61, which features the winners of its 61st annual photography competition.
SAOTA Designs Canadian Home on the Banks of Lake Huron
SAOTA has unveiled Lake Huron, the firm's first completed project in Canada. This summer house is set on the banks of Lake Huron in a small, remote Canadian town about an hour's drive from London, Ontario.
HBF Introduces Jueki Stool Series Inspired by Nature
HBF has launched Jueki, an elegant new stool collection designed by Jonathan Yoshida Rowell. Jueki takes its form and namesake from the viscous, sweet sap that flows from a tree.
855 Brannan Street by David Baker Architects
David Baker Architects recently completed its multifamily project 855 Brannan Street. Right across the street from Airbnb's headquarters and across an alley from Zynga's headquarters, the complex has 449 apartments, including 15 at-grade flex lofts and 55 below-market-rate apartments, as well as a large courtyard featuring an urban redwood grove ringed with community spaces.
OKHA Debuts Updated VOLT Dining Chair
OKHA has unveiled an updated version of its VOLT dining chair. Structurally enhanced, the new look is debuted with an on-trend cinnamon velvet and can be fully customized in a range of timbers and upholstery.
Main Line Health Women's Specialty Center in Pennsylvania by NELSON Worldwide
NELSON Worldwide has designed Main Line Health's state-of-the-art, 100,000-square-foot Women's Health Center in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
Nina Mair Designs Bernard Collection for La Cividina
Nina Mair has developed a new seating furniture collection for La Cividina. The concept behind Bernard presents a new way of looking at sitting and seating.
San Francisco Design Week 2020 Design Award Winners Announced
San Francisco Design Week (SFDW) has announced winners of the 2020 Design Awards virtually for the first time in its history. This year's theme, 'Intentional Distortions' was met by award winners from leading design firms, in-house teams, and creative individuals, who were honored online at the San Francisco Design Week Awards.
//3877 Designs Bistro, Bar & Bakery's Capitol Hill Location
//3877 recently completed the Junction Bistro, Bar and Bakery in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of DC.