Cool Abu Dhabi Challenge
The Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT) of Abu Dhabi has launched a global creative ideas competition to improve outdoor thermal comfort in public spaces by mitigating the impact of the Urban Heat Island Effect in the city.
Freethink Releases Mini-documentary on Boutique Car Restoration Shop ICON
Freethink have put together a mini-doc on ICON, a boutique car restoration shop crafting custom cars that are truly meant to stand the test of time.
Residence St-Ignace by Nathalie Thibodeau Architecte
Nathalie Thibodeau recently completed a new residence located in Saint-Ignace-de-Loyola, Canada.
GrizForm Revamps Houston Dining Destination 'Daily Grill'
GrizForm recently renovated Daily Grill, an all-day dining destination located within Texas' largest shopping mall, The Galleria.
Jaeger Kahlen Partners Completes Guangfa Securities Headquarters
Jaeger Kahlen Partners (JKP) has completed Guangfa Securities Headquarters in Guangzhou, China.
Aqua Creations Launches ToTeM Lighting Collection
Aqua Creations has unveiled the 'ToTeM Lighting Collection,' a stackable series of sculptural and modular lighting fixtures, featuring three designs: To, Te and M.
CHARCOHOL Restaurant & Cocktail Bar by STUDIO8
STUDIO8 recently designed the visual identity, architecture re-use, interior, landscape and soft decoration for CHARCOHOL Restaurant & Cocktail Bar, located in a heritage building in the center of Shanghai.
DENFAIR Melbourne 2020
The 2020 DENFAIR Melbourne will be held June 18-20 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, bringing together more than 300 of the most compelling local and international brands under one roof.
Kastella Launches Cove Collection
Kastella has debuted its Cove Collection at Toronto's Interior Design Show. Designed by Kastella founder Jason Burhop, the T113 dining table and C112 bench feature a solid wood top and a subtle cove detail on all four sides and an inset apron that curves into the legs.
JCJ Architecture Selected to Design New Fairfield Schools
JCJ Architecture has been selected as Architect for the expansion of the Grades 3 through 5 Meeting House Hill School and for the new High School project in New Fairfield, Connecticut.
The One Club for Creativity Announces 2020 Global Portfolio Night
The One Club for Creativity has announced the 2020 Global Portfolio Night, which will take place on May 20 and will be hosted by 22 agencies and organizations in 23 cities around the world.
UCDA Design Awards 2020
The 2020 UCDA Design Awards are now open for submissions. The Awards program recognizes the best of the exceptional design and creative work done by communication professionals to promote educational institutions (secondary, vocational, or higher education) and supports the exchange of ideas and information relating to the unique role of these creatives.
San Vicente935 by Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects
Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects recently completed San Vicente935, a new 7-unit housing project in West Hollywood.
Jason Sherwood Designs 'Swirling Cyclone' Stage for 92nd Oscars
For the 92nd Oscars, Swarovski has partnered with Jason Sherwood to create the stage design. This year's show marks Swarovski's 13th year illuminating the Oscars stage and Jason Sherwood's first Oscars set design.
Coalesse Debuts Enea Altzo943 Collection
Coalesse has unveiled the latest addition to its Enea family, the Enea Altzo943 chair and stool collection.
MoDus Architects Completes TreeHugger Tourist Information Office in Bolzano
MoDus Architects recently completed TreeHugger, the new Tourist Information Office building of the city of Bressanone, Italy.
MONOGRAM at BBGM Designs Interiors for Ritz-Carlton Paradise Valley
MONOGRAM at BBGM has unveiled its designs for the Ritz-Carlton Paradise Valley, located in Paradise Valley, Arizona.
Valerio Dewalt Train and Office Of Things Designs New Lobby for YouTube HQ in San Bruno
Valerio Dewalt Train (VDT) and Office Of Things (OO-T) recently designed a new lobby for YouTube's headquarters in San Bruno, California.
FCA Completes Fox Rothschild Law Firm Office in Chicago
Francis Cauffman Architects (FCA) recently designed a new workplace for Fox Rothschild that would accommodate an expanding Chicago office after merging with a local firm-one that would bring all attorneys and staff together in one modern and cohesive space.
Lewis Moberly Designs Identity and Eco-packaging for Skin Sapiens
Lewis Moberly has designed the brand identity and eco-packaging for new skincare brand SKIN SAPIENS. The new range is designed to clean, care and protect skin of all ages and skin types, even sensitive.
WantedDesign Manhattan 2020
The 10th edition of WantedDesign Manhattan will be held May 17-20 at the Javits Center. This year's theme, 'Unity Through Design,' emphasizes WantedDesign's dedication to promoting and celebrating all aspects of design, from all places, in all mediums, and at all professional stages.
Dezeen Awards 2020 Opens for Entries
The 3rd Dezeen Awards are now open for submissions. The Awards program aims to identify the world's best architecture, interiors and design, as well as the studios and the individual architects and designers producing the most outstanding work.
Posterheroes 2020: Call for Entries
Submissions are now open for the 2020 Posterheroes international contest of visual communication.
Ragged Edge Rebrands Advisory App Multiply
Ragged Edge recently rebranded UK's first FCA-approved automated financial advisory app 'Multiply.'
Type Directors Club and Monotype Launch 2020 Beatrice Warde Scholarship
Type Directors Club and Monotype are inviting female undergraduate design students who love type to submit their work for consideration for the Beatrice Warde Scholarship. The Scholarship is awarded to one female-identifying college junior, whose work demonstrates exceptional talent, sophistication, and skill in the use of typography across current media, not just print.
Wewood Debuts Vasco Table by Variaforma
Wewood recently debuted Vasco. Designed by Variaforma, Vasco is a round table with a marble or glass top that rests with extreme delicacy on a wood sculptural pedestal base.
American Roundtable: Call for Proposals
The Architectural League of New York has launched 'American Roundtable,' a new initiative to bring together on-the-ground perspectives on the condition of American communities, and what they need to thrive going forward.
Gretel Rebrands Stefanie Nelson Dancegroup
Gretel has unveiled its rebrand for the Stefanie Nelson Dancegroup (SND) and its highly successful sub-brand for the dance program, Dance Italia.
The eighth NYCxDESIGN, the premiere festival celebrating design in New York City, will open to the public beginning on Tuesday, May 12, and affiliated projects and events will be on view and taking place at several hundred venues across the city through Wednesday, May 20.
TacoVision by //3877 and Reid & Taylor Studio
The result of a collaboration between //3877 and Reid & Taylor Studio, TacoVision brings the classic taco shop to the next level, where a classic New York townhouse has been reimagined into a restaurant with Mexican soul.
B&B Studio Designs Brand Identity for Bio&Me
B&B studio has designed the identity for Bio&Me, a gut-loving food brand co-founded by leading gut health expert Dr. Megan Rossi.
Rossinavi Unveils LeL, Florentia 52 and Vector 50
Rossinavi has unveiled three superyachts - LeL, Florentia 52 and Vector 50 - to be launched this year by the Viareggio-based shipyard.
ARCHITECT@WORK Canada 2020
Now in its fourth consecutive year, ARCHITECT@WORK Canada will once again bring together architects, interior designers and building industry professionals to explore and discover relevant innovations, connect with their peers, and hone their knowledge through inspiring accredited seminars.
DETAIL Prize 2020
DETAIL has announced the ninth international DETAIL Prize. The Prize aims to recognize and honor future-oriented, innovative and authoritative projects with outstanding architectural and technical qualities.
Spector Group Completes Pinebridge Investments' New Global Headquarters
Spector Group recently completed PineBridge Investments' new global headquarters at Park Avenue Tower.
dMFK Completes Workspace for TOG in Canary Wharf's One Canada Square
dMFK recently completed The Office Group's (TOG) first flexible workspace in Canary Wharf, located on the 7th, 8th and 9th floors within the iconic One Canada Square tower.
Sally Henderson Lecture on Green Design: Nature Inside, The Magic of Biophilic Interior Design
The Sally Henderson Lecture on Green Design is an annual event created to honor the memory of NYSID faculty member, Sally Henderson, who developed the College's first course in green design.
Boston Media Band at 110 High Street by ESI Design
ESI Design has created an immersive digital experience for the lobby of an iconic Art Deco office building in Boston.
Trestle House by Tyler Engle Architects
Tyler Engle Architects recently completed the Trestle House, an innovative single-family residence located on a tree-lined steep slope in Gig Harbor, WA.
Synoptic Office Launches Open Source Archive of Chinese Typefaces
Synoptic Office has launched Chinese Type Archive, a volunteer-run, open data resource that will bring awareness and discussion around Chinese typefaces for designers.
2020 European Design Awards
The 2020 European Design Awards, an annual event, bringing together the best examples of communication design in Europe, is now officially open for entries.
Jean-Claude Biver Wins Inaugural Red Dot: Personality Prize
Red Dot has named Jean-Claude Biver, one of the most successful managers in the watchmaking industry, as the recipient of the inaugural Red Dot: Personality Prize.
me&dave Creates Lifestyle-led Brand Design Strategy for Canary Wharf's Vertus
me&dave recently created an innovative, lifestyle-led branding strategy for Canary Wharf Group's first-ever build-to-rent (BTR) development, Vertus.
Lexus Design Award 2020 Finalists Announced
Lexus International has announced the six finalists selected for the 2020 edition of the Lexus Design Award.
Marvel Partners with loyalkaspar to Launch 'Find Your Power' Campaign
Marvel has unveiled a new global campaign, including an ad airing in Times Square above the Disney Store, with creative strategy, visuals, and live-action spots delivered by loyalkaspar.
Bentley EXP 100 GT Named 'Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year'
The Bentley EXP 100 GT has been named 'Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year' at the 35th Festival Automobile International.
Architecture MasterPrize 2020
The 2020 Architecture MasterPrize is now open for submissions. The Prize aims to advance the appreciation and exposure of quality architectural design worldwide. It celebrates creativity and innovation in the fields of architectural design, landscape architecture, and interior design.
Product Design Principles in the Age of AI
AI-powered technology is changing the way users interact with products, ultimately changing the way we build flows and interfaces leveraging this technology. With this shift, the principles of product design are evolving as well.
BIMANI Store in Valencia by CuldeSac
CuldeSac recently completed the BIMANI store in Valencia. BIMANI is a women's fashion startup founded by Laura Corsini.
Restaurant Felix by i29
i29 has designed the interiors for the Restaurant Felix, located in the Historical Felix Meritis building in Amsterdam.
Pentagram Rebrands Dashlane
Pentagram recently designed the new branding for Dashlane, a cross-platform password manager and digital wallet application.
KPF Unveils The Pinnacle at Central Wharf
KPF has unveiled its design for a new high performance and resilient mixed-use tower on the Boston Harbor waterfront.
Best Practice Architecture Completes WORKout
Best Practice Architecture recently completed WORKout - a beautiful athletic space nestled into the Columbia Center in Downtown Seattle.
Solaz Los Cabos Hotel by Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos
Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos recently completed the Solaz Los Cabos Hotel in San José del Cabo, Mexico.
2201 Broadway Lobby by Studio O+A
Studio O+A wove 21st century design through the 1931 Art Deco lobby of Oakland's historic Breuner Building at 2201 Broadway, once home to a furniture company and now providing multi-tenant office space to the likes of WeWork.
Read Me Like a Book: 30 Years of Dobbin Books
Pratt Library presents Read Me Like a Book: 30 Years of Dobbin Books, a retrospective exhibit of acclaimed artist and Pratt Faculty member Robbi Ami Silverberg. The show celebrates the 30th anniversary of Silverberg's artist book studio, Dobbin Books.
Eskew Dumez Ripple Completes Hogs House at the Children's Hospital of New Orleans
Eskew Dumez Ripple recently completed the 8,200-square-foot Hogs House at the Children's Hospital of New Orleans.
Design Icons Amsterdam 2020
The 8th edition of the Design Icons vintage furniture fair will take place on April 4-5 at the Kromhouthal, a former marine engine factory. The fair will feature 75 professionals specialized in 'mid-century design' furniture and lighting.
Woods Bagot Designs Avaya's First New York Customer Experience Center
Woods Bagot recently designed Avaya's next-generation Customer Experience Center in Midtown Manhattan. The experience center is a dynamic, immersive environment whose restrained design palette lets the technology take center stage.
Creative Time Announces Second Emerging Artist Open Call
The Creative Time Emerging Artist Open Call is a biennial initiative that offers early-career artists based in NYC the opportunity to create their first major socially engaged public artwork.
Communication Arts 2020 Photography Competition
Communication Arts' 2020 Photography Competition is now open for submissions. Any photograph first published or produced from March 2019 through March 2020 is eligible.
PENSOLE Academy Launches L.E.A.D. by Design
PENSOLE Academy has today launched L.E.A.D. (Leaders Emerge After Direction) by Design, a new program partnering with historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) to introduce students of color to footwear and functional apparel product-creation careers and provide the industry with a more diverse talent base.
Wick Completes Handcrafted Taqueria 'Loqui'
Wick Architecture & Design, in partnership with LAND Design Studio, recently completed Loqui, a 1,346 s.f. restaurant located in the Art District near downtown Los Angeles that offers authentic Baja ambiance.
Found Studio Designs New 3D Idents for Viasat History
Found recently partnered with Viasat World to create a suite of idents for their history channel, Viasat History.
Wacom Launches 'Wacom One' 13-inch Pen Display
Wacom has launched Wacom One, a new 13" pen display that provides an affordable and attractive option for entry-level tablet shoppers who would like to work directly on screen.
fuseproject and August Unveil Wi-Fi Smart Lock
August recently debuted a brand new flagship lock: the August Wi-Fi Smart Lock, which provides the functionality and security that August is known for in a sleek package the size of a standard doorknob, designed by fuseproject.
Making Connections: Harvey Probber Furniture Exhibition at NYSID
In the middle decades of the twentieth century, Harvey Probber's name was as widely recognized as those of designers like Charles Eames and George Nelson, yet it is scarcely as familiar today. This may be in part because he was even better known as a prominent manufacturer, but there are other reasons: his furniture was made in relatively limited quantities, he was self-taught as a designer, and he was considerably younger than his contemporaries and competitors.
StormBrands Designs New Identity for London Business School's 'Women in Business' Organization
StormBrands recently created a new identity for London Business School organization Women in Business.
Good Design 2020 Opens for Submissions
The 70th edition of Good Design, the world's most prestigious, recognized, and oldest Design Awards program organized annually by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, is now open for submissions.
WELL Conference 2020
Registration is now open for the inaugural WELL Conference, a rich, experiential event for those committed to improving the health and well-being of people through better buildings, communities and organizations. The event will take place March 29-April 1, 2020 at the Fairmont Princess in Scottsdale, Arizona.
AIANY 2020 Arnold W. Brunner Grant for Mid-Career Architects
The Center for Architecture is now accepting applications for the 2020 Arnold W. Brunner Grant. This grant is awarded to mid-career architects for advanced study in any area of architectural investigation that will contribute to the knowledge, teaching, or practice of the art and science of architecture.
Bennie F. Johnson Takes the Helm of AIGA as Executive Director
AIGA has announced Bennie F. Johnson as Executive Director of the organization, effective immediately. A proven executive leader in nonprofits with chapter-based organizational experience, Johnson joins AIGA from the Council of Better Business Bureaus (BBB), where he led strategy and marketing for the organization as Chief Strategy Officer.
CRA Designs Reconfigurable Waterfront and Floating Garden for Lugano
Carlo Ratti Associati (CRA), in partnership with Mobility in Chain (MIC), has unveiled its new vision for the waterfront of Lugano, Switzerland.
UX Design Awards 2020
Submissions are now open for the 2020 UX Design Awards, a global competition with a specific focus on user experience. The competition is open to companies, agencies, UX professionals and young designers worldwide.
Jaeger Kahlen Partner Wins International Competition for Shenzhen Bao'an Bay Tower
Jaeger Kahlen Partner is one of the joint winners at the international competition for Bao'An Bay Industrial Investment Tower in Shenzhen, China.
2020 AZ Awards for Design Excellence
Azure is calling for submissions for the 2020 AZ Awards. Now entering its 10th year, the AZ Awards celebrates the best in architecture and design from around the world.
Ragged Edge Designs Brain-stretching Identity for Heights
Ragged Edge recently designed brand strategy, name and identity for innovative cognitive performance brand 'Heights.'
Restaurant & Bar Design Awards 2020
The call for entries for the 2020 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards is now open. Now in its twelfth year, the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards is a globally recognized competition dedicated to the design of food & beverage spaces.
Adobe Opens Applications for Design Circle Scholarship
Adobe recently launched Design Circle, a group of senior design leaders collaborating to create positive change. Today, Adobe announced the opening of applications for the Design Circle Scholarship which supports undergraduate students from all backgrounds to pursue a career in design and cultivate their interest in UX/design.
TIME Names K:D Designed Hearing Aid as Best of 2019
The K:D (Karten Design) designed Starkey Livio AI hearing aid was awarded as one of TIME Magazine's 100 Best Inventions of 2019. The product was praised for helping to overcome the stigma surrounding hearing aids while making them easier to use.
Joseph Binder Award 2020
The Joseph Binder Award is an international competition with a focus on graphic design and illustration. The award is held every two years by designaustria.
Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2020
The 2020 Red Dot Award: Design Concept is now open for submissions. Designers, design teams, companies, design studios and universities from all over the world are invited to submit prototypes, marketable products, new ideas and design concepts for evaluation and to put their designs to the test.
Architectural Digest Design Show 2020
The 2020 Architectural Digest Design Show - the essential showcase for exceptional design, held at Pier 94, from March 19-22nd - offers consumers and design trade attendees the opportunity to discover and source products from hundreds of luxury residential and hospitality brands.
Mutuus Studio Designs Samara, a New Restaurant in Seattle
Mutuus Studio recently completed a new restaurant in Seattle called Samara. The name is derived from the helicopter-like seed pods of trees such as the maple.
Designing for People as Part of an Ecosystem at Fjord: Q&A with Olof Schybergson
Once, for the design world, it was mostly about star designers; then came the design studios. As we enter 2020, we can say that it has been the era for design and innovation consultancies.
Klotski by Graham Baba Architects
Graham Baba Architects recently completed Klotski, a mixed-use building featuring externally mounted sliding metal sunscreens (the screens reference the sliding tiles found in a klotski, a puzzle game), which give the building its name.
The Saxum Vineyard Equipment Barn by Clayton & Little
Clayton & Little recently designed the Saxum Vineyard Equipment Barn which is part of Saxum Vineyard in Paso Robles, California.
Nendo Designs Digital Hub for Global Firm
nendo recently designed a digital hub for a global professional firm based in Tokyo.
Bell Market by nemaworkshop
nemaworkshop recently completed Bell Market - a sleek, modern, and incredibly welcoming culinary destination located within the world-renowned research building, Bell Labs.
International Design Excellence Awards 2020
Submissions are now open for the 40th edition of the International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), one of the longest-running and most prestigious design awards programs in existence.
Brunner Innovation Factory by HENN
HENN recently completed an hybrid innovation centre for Brunner in Rheinau. The multifunctional building combines production, assembly, office and catering areas.
Melbourne Design Week 2020
The 2020 Melbourne Design Week, Australia's leading annual international design event, will be held March 12-22. Programmed around the theme 'How Can Design Shape Life?' the festival comprises 85 exhibitions, 94 talks, 15 films, 22 tours and 16 workshops celebrating the best of local, national and international design.
SWA/Balsley to Design Highline Plaza at Philadelphia's Schuylkill Yards
SWA/Balsley is designing Highline Plaza at Schuylkill Yards, a major mixed-use redevelopment adjacent to Philadelphia's 30th Street Station.
RobitailleCurtis Renovates Atrium Townhome
RobitailleCurtis recently renovated Atrium Townhome in Montréal, Canada. Originally built in 1978, this townhome required significant renovations.
Pierre Yovanovitch Designs New Luxury Ski Hotel in Méribel, France
Pierre Yovanovitch has completed Le Coucou, a new luxury ski hotel project in Meribel, France.
MLK1101 Supportive Housing by Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects
Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects (LOHA) recently completed MLK1101, a supportive housing project in South Los Angeles.
frog design Releases 2020 Trends Guide
frog design has released its 2020 trends guide. The guide outlines frog staffers' futuristic predictions on what the next year (and this time, decade) looks like for humans and technology.
And/Or Creates Motion Strategy for Knotel Rebrand
And/Or has developed a motion design strategy and assets to align with workspace management startup Knotel's recent global rebrand.
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Designs New Headquarters for Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson recently designed the headquarters for the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) in San Francisco's China Basin neighborhood.
SBID Product Design Awards 2020
Submissions are now open for the 2020 SBID Product Design Awards. The Awards celebrate the finest design, innovation and functionality of products within the interior design sector.