SEGD Global Design Awards 2019
The 2019 SEGD Global Design Awards, the only international awards program focused on user experiences in the built environment, officially opened for entries.
RedFarm London by CRÈME
Jun Aizaki, of Brooklyn-based architecture and design firm CRÈME, recently completed RedFarm UK, located in the heart of London's Covent Garden.
Studio Cadena Designs New Restaurant in Bogotá
Studio Cadena has designed Masa, a new restaurant in a northern residential neighborhood of Bogotá, Colombia.
KoDA Integrates NYC's Sidewalk Scaffolding Concept into New Apizza Brooklyn Restaurant in Miami
KoDA recently completed the design of the new, 3,033 square foot Apizza Brooklyn restaurant, which just opened in Miami's Coral Gables neighborhood. The space features an 80-person dining area, pizza bar, wine bar and wine cellar.
Green Room Designs Bose's Flagship Store on Regent Street
Green Room recently designed Bose's flagship store on Regent Street, London. The 120m2 space is fully immersive using state-of-the-art digital interactions and a mix of assisted and self-discovery zones that each provide a distinct, multi-sensory experience for each touchpoint through visual, audial and kinetic means.
Studio Matthews Designs Latest Exhibition at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center
Studio Matthews recently designed the latest exhibition at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center: Design with the 90%.
FITC Toronto 2019: The Technology & Creativity Conference
The 2019 FITC Toronto, a globally recognized industry event showcasing the best the world has to offer in design, digital development, media and innovation in creative technologies, will be held April 29-May 1 at the Hilton Toronto hotel in Ontario, Canada.
SPPARC Completes Native Bankside: A Flagship London Aparthotel
SPPARC has completed Native Bankside, Native's 5,912 sq. ft flagship London aparthotel in the Bankside conservation area of Bear Gardens.
Hercule: A Monolithic Single-family House by 2001
2001 has completed Hercule, a monolithic concrete single-family house in Mondorf-les-bains, in the South of Luxembourg.
2019 Pollinator House Design-Build Competition
The 2019 Pollinator House Design-Build Competition is an open and one-stage contest in which entrants are asked to deliver a functional, contemporary pollinator house to be auctioned off to support both Gardens Buffalo Niagara and Buffalo Architecture Foundation's programs.
Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec: Urban Daydreaming at HKDI Gallery
HKDI Gallery is showcasing a collection of urban development scenarios in the Asian debut of 'Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec - Urban Daydreaming.' This exhibition is a showcase of possible urban development solutions by one of the most internationally sought-after designers of the decade, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec.
ROOM Unveils Creativity at Work
ROOM, a startup set out to redefine the modern workplace with modular office space solutions, has launched Creativity at Work, a design collaboration program dedicated to furthering creative inspiration in the modern workplace.
Prague Unveils New Designs for Transport Stops
The city of Prague has unveiled its selection a new design of the transport shelters and railings. The designers of the winning design are Michal Froněk, Jan Němeček, Aleš Kachlík and Martin Klanica.
White Bear Studio Rebrands CPA Ireland
White Bear Studio recently created a new branding for CPA Ireland. CPA (Certified Public Accountants) is a highly regarded and well-established qualification. However CPA Ireland's brand was in need of an update.
Accenture Interactive Releases 2019 Fjord Trends Report
Accenture Interactive has released the 2019 Fjord Trends Report. According to the report, facing an explosion of digital clutter resulting from two decades of rapid technology growth and innovation, people and organizations are rethinking what they really want.
Creative Time Announces Open Call for NYC Residents
Creative Time is inviting NYC-based artists to submit proposals for a new public project. Applicants are invited to come up with original and exciting ideas that have the potential to spark public dialogue and address timely issues.
IIDA Announces Matrix Design as 2018 Best of Asia Pacific Design Awards Best of Competition Winner
IIDA has named Matrix Design as the Best of Competition winner of the 2018 Best of Asia Pacific Design Awards for the Dongguan Timesgroup Tianjing Club in Dongguan, China.
Chengdu International Home Design Award 2019 by iF
The International Furniture Fair Chengdu and iF have launched a new award to celebrate the fair's 20th birthday. Manufacturers, designers, sales representatives, importers and distributors related to the home furnishing industry are invited to enter the 2019 Chengdu International Home Design Award.
Bluemarlin Rebrands Crowmoor Cider
bluemarlin recently rebranded Crowmoor Cider for leading Finnish brewery Sinebrychoff, bringing to life its mythical origins and reaffirming its status as a pioneering cider in the Finnish market.
Mater Launches Nova Chair Designed by ARDE
Mater has recently launched Nova, a new stackable chair made from upcycled beech veneer. Nova is designed by the Danish design studio ARDE.
TRIPTYCH by yh2
yh2 has recently completed TRIPTYCH, a three-pavilion residence carefully nestled in lakeside surroundings.
Humanscale Opens Manchester Showroom
Humanscale has opened the doors to its latest showroom in the City of Manchester. Located in the Old Town, formerly home to the infamous Factory Records label, this unique space is the perfect backdrop to showcase the inspired human-centred products for which Humanscale is renowned.
Architecture & Design Film Festival Heads to The National Building Museum in March
The Architecture & Design Film Festival, the nation's largest film festival devoted to architecture and design, continues its 10th season in the nation's capital with ADFF: DC.
IIDA Announces the Winners of the 9th Annual Global Excellence Awards
IIDA, in collaboration with Designworks, has announced the winners of the 2018 Global Excellence Awards.
Adidas Womens and Clubhouse Studios Champion Co-creation in Global Statement Collection Launch
Clubhouse Studios has delivered end-to-end strategy and creative to content and digital production for adidas' Statement Collection, a continuation of adidas Women's strategic direction to be the first co-created women's sports brand.
Rapt Studio Designs Pop-Up for Anova
Rapt Studio has recently completed Anova's first retail pop-up in located in their offices in downtown San Francisco.
UX Copenhagen 2019
The fifth UX Copenhagen, a two day conference for professionals working with and around User Experience Design, will be held March 18-19 at the CfL. Attendees will hear about some of the newest trends in the field, presented by a diverse panel of speakers ranging from super gurus to juniors, from companies that range from being front-runners in User Experience to those who are just starting to create UX teams.
LEGO Opens Kids' Coding School at Helsinki Airport
LEGO, in association with Reaktor, has opened a pop-up playground that introduces kids to coding in a fun and gender-neutral environment.
2019 North American Copper in Architecture Awards
Architects, designers and sheet metal contractors are invited to submit their copper building projects for the 2019 North American Copper in Architecture (NACIA) awards program. The program recognizes and promotes architectural copper and copper alloy structures in North America.
Shutterstock's 2019 Color Trends Report Reveals Pink, Green and Purple as Top Colors Around the World
Shutterstock has released its 2019 Color Trends report, which identifies the top three universally popular colors that are surging year-over-year as well as local favorites from around the world.
Bernhardt Design Launches Pedersen Lounge Chair
Designed by acclaimed Danish furniture designer, Thomas Pedersen, the Pedersen lounge chair is the designers debut work in America and first time collaborating with Bernhardt Design.
2019 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards
Submissions are now open for the 2019 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards. The Awards, now in its eleventh year, is a globally recognized competition dedicated to the design of food and beverage spaces.
Vanderbrand Designs Brand Identity for Junction House
Vanderbrand has created creative strategy and brand identity for Junction House. Located within the residential real estate space, Junction House aims to push the boundaries of typical marketing tools and campaigns.
Luminaire Opens First West Coast Showroom in West Hollywood
Luminaire has opened the doors to its new showroom in the West Hollywood neighborhood of Los Angeles, CA.
goCstudio Receives 2018 Emerging Architect Award from AIA Northwest and Pacific Region
Seattle-based goCstudio has received the 2018 Emerging Architect Award from the Northwest and Pacific Region Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).
WOHA Wins 2018 Building of the Year at the World Architecture Festival
Kampung Admiralty, designed by WOHA, has been named as the 2018 Building of the Year at the World Architecture Festival.
Wonderland Design Prize 2019 by iF
iF is calling for submissions for its 2019 Wonderland Design Prize. The competition challenges students and recent graduates to develop innovative childcare product designs that merge the well-tried-and-tested with the new.
Green Product Award 2019
The sixth Green Product Award is now open for submissions. The Award offers a platform for manufacturers, design studios and agencies that are distinguished by their products and services in terms of design, innovation and sustainability and who want to present themselves on the German market.
RIBA Launches UK's First Nationwide Architecture Program for Schoolchildren
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has launched the 'National Schools Programme,' the UK's first nationwide architectural learning program for schoolchildren.
Bentley Unveils New Continental GT Convertible
Bentley has unveiled the all-new Continental GT Convertible - designed, engineered and handcrafted in Britain.
FNSS MILDESIGN 2019 International Military Land Vehicles Design Competition
FNSS Defense Systems, an armored combat vehicle manufacturer, has launched its 3rd International Military Land Vehicles Design Competition.
LA Design Festival 2019
LA Design Festival returns for a ninth year, bringing a host of designers, architects, and makers together from LA and beyond to celebrate the city's rich design culture. The festival will be held June 20-23.
Rijksmuseum Partners with Adobe to Create Digital Collection of 3D Models
In 2013, the Rijksmuseum took the unusual step of offering digital downloads of its collection free of charge.
Hem Kumo Sofa Wins 2018 Dezeen Award for Furniture Design
The Hem Kumo Sofa, designed by Anderssen & Voll, has won a 2018 Dezeen Award for Furniture Design.
Design Shanghai 2019
Design Shanghai 2019 will take place March 6-9 at the Shanghai Exhibition Centre. Focused on bringing together exceptional design, quality and inspiration, Design Shanghai is Asia's biggest design event welcoming almost 70,000 visitors from across the world as well as some of the most recognised and established global design brands and emerging design talent from China and beyond.
Opening of Observation Deck Marks Completion of Büro Ole Scheeren's Mahanakhon Tower in Bangkok
The opening of Observation Deck atop Buro Ole Scheeren's MahaNakhon tower marked the completion of Thailand's tallest building.
Character Designs Palm's New Brand Identity
Character has designed the brand identity and brand strategy for Palm's newest device, which ditches the bells and whistles of smartphones in favor of a minimalist device that encourages fewer distractions.
The Design Museum Launches New Design in Britain Campaign
The Design Museum has launched a new campaign, 'Design in Britain,' to show that design matters politically, economically and publicly. The campaign aims to connect new technologies with world-leading products and services.
Alcyon: Center Console Concept Designed for Autonomous Driving
Alcyon is a student-project, realised at the Dessau Department of Design under the supervision of Prof. Manuel Kretzer and in cooperation with AUDI.
Wewood Launches New Chair Inspired by the Village of Ericeira
Designed by Bruno Marques for Wewood, Ericeira chair was created with the local accommodation in mind (homestays, lodges, guesthouses and b&b) influenced by the tradition of Ericeira's fishermen who rented their own houses to the tourists who came to the village in the summer months.
Communication Arts 2019 Illustration Competition
Submissions are now open for the 2019 Communication Arts' Illustration Competition. Selected by a nationally representative jury of distinguished designers, art directors and illustrators, the winning entries will be distributed worldwide in the Communication Arts Illustration Annual, in print and digital editions.
HOPE: A Light and Sound Installation by Aether & Hemera Studio
HOPE is a large-scale text sculpture featuring hundreds of colour-changing LED tubes, along with speakers projecting local people's experiences of the conflict.
Bluemarlin Creates Seoul Edition with Ballantine's
Bluemarlin, in collaboration by emerging South Korean artist Jieun Park, has designed Ballantine's recently launched new Seoul Limited Edition 17YO blend.
Coverings is the largest global tile & stone exposition in North America, providing a stage for the most innovative products, tools, and machinery on the market.
Made Thought Designs Visual Personality for Arc
Made Thought has designed a powerful visual personality and launch strategy for new electric bike brand Arc. The Arc Vector, the most advanced electric bike in the world, launched this month in Milan.
Sunreef Yachts Unveils 120 Sunreef Power
Sunreef Yachts has unveiled its latest superyacht concept - the 120 Sunreef Power. It features a daring & aerodynamic design that stretches living spaces to the extreme and opens new possibilities for worldwide cruising in ultimate luxury.
Cepezed Unveils its Design for Lekbrug
Cepezed has unveiled its plan for a total reuse of the old arch bridge spanning the river Lek near Vianen, The Netherlands.
2019 World Illustration Awards Now Open for Entries
The 2019 World Illustration Awards is now open for entries. Illustrators, commissioners, agents and tutors are invited to submit work made in the 2018 calendar year to the eight categories of the Awards: Advertising, Books, Children's Books, Design, Editorial, Experimental, Research and Site Specific, representing the major areas in which illustration is made for today.
Pantone Unveils 'Dear Evan Hansen' Custom Blue
Dear Evan Hansen has become a cultural phenomenon since it premiered on Broadway, winning six Tonys, a Grammy, and legions of fans.
Happy by Studio Cadena Selected as Winner of 2019 Annual Flatiron Public Plaza Design Competition
The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID) and Van Alen Institute recently named Studio Cadena's site-specific installation, 'Happy,' as the winner of the fifth annual Flatiron Public Plaza Design Competition.
SKYHIVE 2019 Skyscraper Challenge
The SKYHIVE Challenge returns in 2019 for its second annual architecture competition to redefine the modern-day skyscraper. The jury will be looking for innovations in design, aesthetics, sustainability, and technology in order to create a structure that stands out amidst the world's gleaming skylines.
Blacksheep Unveils Redesign for Quattropasi al Pescatore
Blacksheep has unveiled its design for Quattropasi al Pescatore, a new restaurant in Hotel Cervo, originally built by Prince Aga Khan on Sardinia's Costa Smeralda.
HUGE Designs New, Ergonomic Stroller for Urban Parents
HUGE Design have collaborated with baby brand 'Ergobaby' to design the METRO Compact City Stroller - providing a premium experience with discerning, urban parents specifically in mind.
FOG Design+Art 2019
FOG Design+Art's Fair's sixth edition will take place in San Francisco from January 17 - 20, 2019 at the historic Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture. FOG exemplifies the Bay Area's creativity and community-focused spirit, with a riveting line-up of public programs accompanying its presentation.
Farrow & Ball Opens New Los Angeles Flagship
Farrow & Ball recently opened a new Los Angeles flagship designed by Isaac Resnikoff and Sandy Yum of local studio Project Room located in WestHollywood on La Cienega Boulevard in the center of the La Cienega Design Quarter.
UX Design Awards 2019
Submissions are now open for the 2019 UX Design Awards. With the UX Design Awards, International Design Center Berlin (IDZ) honors solutions that contribute to to shaping a future-oriented world. Successful user-centric design is essential and a unique selling point of innovative products and services.
Soulsight Unveils Soul-Lab
Uncovering what motivates consumers' buying decisions is critical for a brand's development process. But how brands go about deciphering such integral information is often conducted in small, cookie-cutter, closed-up rooms, clustered around a conference table.
PB Creative Designs New Gifting Range for AXE
PB Creative has designed a holistic 2D and 3D packaging design for AXE. In the build up to the festive period, AXE's parent company Unilever asked PB Creative to further enhance its gifting experience for 2018, while reducing complexity and increasing sustainability.
Red Dot Announces 2019 Young Professionals Application Day
On December 5, Red Dot will offer 50 free registrations for '2019 Red Dot Award: Product Design' for designers who have graduated within the past five years.
Rose Ink Workshop Renovates Hotel Triton
Liubasha Rose and her team at Rose Ink Workshop recently renovated San Francisco's historic Hotel Triton.
Pocket.Graphics Developing the World's Smallest Portable Projector
D+I is working with Australian startup 'Pocket.Graphics' to develop the world's smallest portable projector.
The Moving Parliament by Heimat Berlin
Heimat Berlin has launched a new, dynamic, algorithm powered visual identity for the Free Democratic members of parliament in Germany.
The Road Ahead: Reimagining Mobility
The Road Ahead: Reimagining Mobility, on view at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum from December 14 through March 31, will feature 40 projects that explore salient topics around the future of mobility and the urban environment. The exhibition will be punctuated with six provocations and a selection of design responses that reimagine livable streets and the way people, goods and services will move in a new age of connected and transformational mobility.
2019 Interior Design Show Toronto
The 2019 Interior Design Show, Canada's premier showcase of new products, furniture, superstar designers and avant-garde concepts, will be held January 17-20 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. This year, IDS Toronto (IDS19) celebrates the 'Power of Design' and is expanding and evolving its current offerings to include IDS Contract, a hyper-curated B2B trade-only exposition and conference focused on all verticals of design.
Midtown Athletic: A 21st Century Spin on Wellness Facilities
Midtown Athletic Club is not your typical health club. Following an $85-million renovation, this Chicago-based complex spans three levels and features a full-size basketball court, George Foreman III-designed boxing ring, yoga and spin studios, an indoor lap pool, steam rooms and a 20,000-square-foot fitness floor with bright-green artificial turf in the center.
House 94 by Marvel Architects
Marvel Architects has completed House 94, a 80,000SF residential housing development with spaces for play and engagement built in, creating a unique community of it's own within the heart of Williamsburg.
Hunan Lu Villa by Vudafieri-Saverino Partners
Vudafieri Saverino Partners has designed a sophisticated residence in the heart of the French Concession, bringing together Chinese charm and contemporary style.
Storefront Manitoba and Winnipeg Trails Association Launch BENCHmark Design Competition
Storefront Manitoba and The Winnipeg Trails Association have launched a design competition that invites design teams to submit proposals for a permanent bench to be located along the Trans Canada Trail.
SOFTlab Designs Interactive Installation for Prague's Mirror Chapel
SOFTlab designed an interactive installation for the Klementinum Mirror Chapel for Prague's 2018 Signal Festival.
HAY Opens First US Store in Portland
HAY has recently opened its new Portland store. Located in Portland's vibrant Pearl District, the brand's first brick and mortar store in America features 3,400 square feet of retail space and will include unique programming that will seek to engage the local Portland community.
Coalesse Launches Sistema Lounge System
Coalesse has added Sistema Lounge System to its collection. The popular lounge system, designed by Lievore Altherr Molina, offers an expanded range of choice with personalization and the ability to create flexible and inviting work environments.
Monotype Releases Results of 2018 Font Purchasing Habits Survey
Monotype has released the results of its 2018 Font Purchasing Habits survey, after polling 15,745 creative professionals around the world. The goal of the survey was to focus on the font user and the font customer, uncovering "what do customers really want?"
Adobe Releases 30 Free Font Packs
Adobe Fonts has released 30 free Font Packs, curated by design luminaries to help all creatives jumpstart their work.
MUJI Opens First Pacific Northwest Location in Portland
MUJI has opened its first location in the Pacific Northwest in Portland. As the brand's second largest store to date in the US, the flagship will include a number of special features and local partnerships, reflecting both the design legacy of MUJI and honoring the rich landscape and creative community that make up the city of Portland.
Lewis Moberly Delivers New Identity for Lefranc Bourgeois Enfants
Lewis Moberly has created the new identity for Lefranc Bourgeois Enfants - a range of children's art materials from heritage French brand Lefranc Bourgeois.
New Balance Kicks off Expanded Program with Pensole
PENSOLE Design Academy has announced PENSOLE Co-Op, a three-week master class, to be held January 28 - February 15, 2019 at New Balance's Design and Development Facility in Lawrence, Massachusetts.
IIDA Launches First-of-its-Kind Indicator of Industry's Economic Health
IIDA has released its inaugural IIDA Index, an analysis of economic health for the commercial design industry. The Index, developed with Designer Pages, was created to enable commercial design and architecture firms to assess competitive positions, identify market trends, and analyze new business opportunities based on project scale, geography, and market sector.
Emtype Foundry Releases Steradian
Emtype has released Steradian, an exploration of the geometric genre and although it has a geometric base, the widths between letters are not much different across the weights. That is due to the process, in which the proportions of the heavier weights paved the way for the lighter ones.
Tearoom Club Chair by Nick Ross for MENU
MENU recently added the Tearoom Club Chair to its collection. The striking, elegant form captures designer Nick Ross' fascination with the history of objects - and his knack for lending classic concepts distinctive, modern appeal.
A Home for All: Six Experiments in Social Housing
'A Home for All' exhibition at the RIBA Gallery will presents six pioneering projects from the collections of the RIBA and the V&A. Each project in the exhibition demonstrates a different experiment in social housing design, from a tower block that up-ended the terraced street, to a DIY kit that encouraged residents to design their own homes.
2018 Architecture MasterPrize Winners Announced
The winners of the 2018 Architecture MasterPrize has been announced. The competition aims to advance the appreciation and exposure of quality architectural design worldwide.
Constructed Landscapes: How Airports Are Transforming Urban Design
Produced during the Denver edition of Aerial Futures, Constructed Landscapes explores the role of the airport in urban development.
Design the Difference: A Unique Design Showcase from Brompton Bicycle & Altair
On December 4, Altair will host an event that will provide an introduction to Altair Inspire, a powerful simulation suite for designers. Attendees will learn how simulation technology can help facilitate companies to 'Design the Difference' by accessing optimization technology utilising's Altair's two decades of application knowledge.
SaloneSatellite Launches Permanent Collection
SaloneSatellite has launched 'Permanent Collection,' featuring some of the most groundbreaking products shown over the 20+ memorable years of SaloneSatellite. Spearheaded by SaloneSatellite's founder and creator, Marva Griffin, the Permanent Collection dedicates a space at the new Legno Arredo ITS Rosario Messina Foundation Training Facility at Lentate sul Seveso to showcase past designs from SaloneSatellite's young innovators.
Winners of 2018 BIID Student Design Challenge Announced
The British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) has announced that the De Montfort University team has been awarded first place at the 2018 BIID Student Design Challenge.
Design in the Age of Big Data at Red Dot Design Museum
Design in the Age of Big Data, on view at the Red Dot Design Museum from December 6 to March 3, will feature a selection of innovative products that highlight the impact of digitization on the products we use and the lives we lead, including sensors, scanners, fitness trackers and medical devices for monitoring and visualizing the human body.
Design Museum Named Counter Investigations by Forensic Architecture Best Design of 2018
Counter Investigations, an exhibition of work by Forensic Architecture, has been named the 2018 Beazley Design of the Year by the Design Museum.
Johannes Torpe Studios Designs Futuristic Dream Universe for the Pro-tour Bicycles from Argon 18
Bicycles floating in the air, a ceiling height of almost 6 meters, illuminated display furniture and mirrored glass that gives the illusion of infinity are just some of the effects that makes a new showroom for high-end bicycles an extraordinary experience.
Modern National Costume: Find Your Inner North
Nordic Design Society has launched a design competition to seek fresh and modern ideas about traditional costumes or meaningful national elements. The competition is open to designers, artists, students, and innovators.
Moxon Completes Contemporary Addition to Cairngorms National Park Authority HQ
Moxon Architects has significantly extended and reconfigured the headquarters of the Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA) in Grantown-on-Spey, Scotland on behalf of Reidhaven Estate.