Design Trust Calls for Equitable Public Space Fellows
Design Trust for Public Space is now accepting submissions for the 2020-2021 Design Trust Equitable Public Space Fellowship Program. The organization will select two Fellows to join the Design Trust team as full-time, paid staff members for an intensive one-year fellowship from June 2020-July 2021.
Dynamiq Unveils 50-meter GTT 160
Dynamiq has revealed the first details of its forthcoming GTT 160 project. The avant-garde, full-aluminum 49.5-meter vessel represents what Dynamiq thinks is essential for modern superyachts - cool looking, efficient and focused on sport and well-being.
Communication Arts 2020 Design and Advertising Competitions
Communication Arts is calling for entries for its 2020 Design and Advertising Competitions. With an acceptance rate of less than 5%, these competitions are among the most exclusive major creative competitions in the world and inclusion is one of the most-coveted awards in the industry.
MSI Creator Awards
MSI has launched a new competition to celebrate 2D graphic designers, 3D animators and video editors globally. The awards are free to enter, and each submission will be evaluated by a panel of acclaimed artists based on creativity and originality, relevance and skill.
TEF Design Completes Live Oak School
TEF Design recently completed a multi-year expansion of Live Oak School, an independent K-8 school occupying a former Hills Bros Coffee plant in San Francisco.
Richard Frinier Designs 20TWENTY Collection for Brown Jordan
Richard Frinier has designed a new collection for Brown Jordan. The 20TWENTY collection conveys a unique view of creativity, relaxation and balance for a new decade with 20/20 vision.
Sunreef Yachts Unveils 49M Sunreef Power Superyacht
Sunreef Yachts has unveiled the design of the 49M Sunreef Power Superyacht. The multihull will be entirely manufactured at the Sunreef Yachts' construction facilities in the city of Gdansk, Poland.
Opplyst by Nissen Richards Studio Opens at National Library of Norway
Nissen Richards Studio has designed 'Opplyst,' a major new permanent gallery, which has just opened at The National Library of Norway.
Seymourpowell Unveils Quarter Car Concept
Seymourpowell has unveiled Quarter Car, an autonomous concept car presenting how the future of ride-sharing will look in urban environments, reinventing the passenger experience through partitions which allow for communal and private journeys within one vehicle.
UCSB San Joaquin Student Housing by Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects
Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects recently completed the UCSB San Joaquin Student Housing project in Santa Barbara, California.
Selvedge World Fair 2020
The inaugual Selvedge World Fair, created by independent textile publication Selvedge magazine, will be held September 3-5 at Mary Ward House, in Bloomsbury, London.
Gallagher & Associates Reimagines Sazerac House
Gallagher & Associates recently partnered with the Sazerac Company to reimagine the Sazerac House in New Orleans.
Rare Volume Designs Interactive Exhibit for New Orleans Convention Center
Rare Volume, in partnership with Gallagher & Associates, has designed a permanent interactive entry exhibit for the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center that celebrates more than three centuries of New Orleans history.
Straight Forward Designs Launch Campaign for Skittles Giants
Straight Forward Design has created the launch campaign for Mars Wrigley's Skittles Giants, a larger-than-life, softer-centered version of its much-loved original fruit candies.
NÔL Kitchen Studio by CASE-REAL
CASE-REAL recently completed NÔL, a restaurant atelier with a distinct concept. Functioning as an experimental kitchen, nôl can also be considered as a flexible space freed from the physical restraints of a classical restaurant.
Rock-n-roll Moxy Meets Chilled-out Residence Inn in Munich
Following their successful cooperation on the dual-branded Moxy and Residence Inn property in Frankfurt, Swiss operator SV Group called on JOI-Design again to interpret this model for its Plaza development in Werksviertel, Munich's former factory district.
Vitra Debuts Vlinder Sofa by Hella Jongerius
Vitra has unveiled Vlinder Sofa, which combines the archetypal form of a comfortable sofa with a precisely tailored duvet-like cover.
Creative Communication Award 2020
The second annual Creative Communication Award (C2A) is now open for submissions. The C2A will once again celebrate and promote the very best campaigns, creative solutions and ideas from around the globe, across eighteen different categories in communication design.
M Moser Designs Finablr's New Workplace to Accelerate Fintech Innovation
M Moser Associates has designed a future-proofed space for FinTech payments platform, Finablr, where staff, customers and partners could collaborate to rapidly pioneer new technologies.
Type Directors Club Typography Conference 2020 (POSTPONED)
In the early fall of 2020 in New York City, Type Directors Club will host "Formation: The Changing Faces of Typography," its annual Type Drives Culture conference, to examine the role of design in our systems-based world. The event is being held at Parsons School of Design at The New School and will bring together leading designers, curators, writers, and thinkers to explore the present and possible futures of design.
Skrivo Designs Drape Collection for Bontempi Divani
Skrivo recently designed a new collection of sofas for Bontempi. The Drape collection is characterized by the way the underlying construction is exposed in order to create a visual contrast between the various materials.
The Future of Craft Returns to Bargehouse at Oxo Tower Wharf for London Craft Week 2020
The Future of Craft exhibition will return to Bargehouse at Oxo Tower Wharf from April 30 to May 3, as part of this year's London Craft Week. After enjoying a successful launch in 2019, this destination event will provide a vibrant and creative hub for visitors keen to experience and explore modern approaches to craft.
Lovie Awards 2020
The 10th Annual Lovie Awards is now open for submissions. The competition recognizes work across Websites, Video, Advertising, Apps, Mobile & Voice, Podcasts and Social.
MUJI Launches New Reusable Jute Tote Bag
Following New York City's plastic bag ban, MUJI is launching environmentally-friendly jute tote bags.
JHA Designs New Peter Millar Store in Chicago
Jeffrey Hutchison & Associates has created a fresh, modern vocabulary for Peter Millar's new Chicago Store, that would guide the brand through the next generation.
IDCS Design Excellence Awards 2020
The 7th edition of the Interior Designers Confederation Singapore's (IDCS) Design Excellence Awards (DEA), one of the region's most anticipated interior design competitions, is now open for entries.
World Industrial Design Day 2020
World Industrial Design Day (WIDD) is an international day of observance celebrated annually on June 29 to highlight the impact of industrial design on the betterment of life.
AIGA Design Conference 2020
The 2020 AIGA Design Conference will be held November 12-14 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The theme of the conference, 'Building Bridges,' will explore those in creative communities building new ways of thinking, living, and creating.
Pensole and Allbirds Launch Master Class Focused on Sustainable Design
Pensole has partnered with Allbirds to launch a new design master class on product creation informed by utilizing existing resources. This hands-on master class, which will take place from March 23 to April 10 in Portland, will comprise design programs in footwear, color and materials, and apparel and accessories.
KWG Shanghai Headquarters by SHH
SHH recently completed the new top floor headquarters for KWG Group holdings, in Shanghai, China.
Inclusive School in Tel Aviv by Sarit Shani Hay Studio
Sarit Shani Hay Studio has designed the interiors and the furniture for the first inclusive school in Tel Aviv.
Hoedemaker Pfeiffer Designs Surf and Turf Chic Restaurant 'Harry's Beach House' in West Seattle
Hoedemaker Pfeiffer designed the recently opened Harry's Beach House in West Seattle. Located along Alki Beach in West Seattle, Harry's Beach House is the cousin of Harry's Fine Foods located on Capitol Hill and reflects the same spirit of welcome and home.
SOTA Catalyst Award 2020: Call for Entries
The Society of Typographic Aficionados is calling for entries for its 11th annual SOTA Catalyst Award. Each year, SOTA recognizes an individual 25 years of age or younger who shows both achievement and future promise in the field of typography.
International Visual Identity Awards 2020
Submissions are now open for the seventh annual International Visual Identity Awards.
Service Design Days 2020
The 5th annual Service Design Days will be held April 2-5 in Barcelona. Under the theme of "A blended tomorrow - expanding design horizons with technology," the conference will offer a deeper look at how humans are going to interact with each other in new ways.
La Duette by Natalie Dionne Architecture
Natalie Dionne Architecture recently completed 'La Duette,' a new house for two families in a quiet Montréal neighborhood dating back to the '50s and '60s.
CuldeSac Designs New Shopping Experience for Consum
CuldeSac has created a new shopping experience for the Spanish supermarket chain Consum, placing the client at the center of the design.
RIBA Announces Call for Submissions for 2020 Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has opened applications for the 2020 Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship. Applications are welcomed from students around the world who are enrolled in, and have successfully completed, the first year of a professional qualification in architecture in one of the higher education institutions invited to participate.
Getty Images Launches Visual GPS
Getty Images has launched Visual GPS, a new research report identifying four key 'Forces' - sustainability, technology, wellness and realness - that drive consumer preferences around visual content and impact purchase decision making.
Built by Women: Los Angeles 2020
The Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation (BWAF) has announced a selection of 56 projects from women-led architecture, landscape, engineering and construction firms in the Los Angeles area to be showcased at the annual Built by Women exhibit, opening May 15 at the A+D Museum.
Atwater Designs Hoodoo Moab, Curio Collection by Hilton
Hilton has opened a new 117-room hotel in Moab, Utah, Hoodoo Moab Curio Collection by Hilton.
Hastings Architecture Redesigns Former Nashville Public Library to Serve as New Headquarters
Hastings Architecture recently redesigned a historic 1965 building in downtown Nashville to repurpose it as studio space for the firm, as well as office space for United Talent Agency.
Conrad Shenyang by Wilson Associates
Wilson Associates has designed 315 guest rooms, 37 suites, lobby, and public spaces for Conrad Shenyang, located in one of China's most historic cities and situated atop the tallest building in Liaoning Province's capital.
Milano Jewelry Week 2020
The second edition of Milano Jewelry Week, the Milanese week entirely dedicated to the jewelry world, will take place October 22-25, 2020.
HUSH Creates Augmented Reality Record 'HUSH/LISTEN'
HUSH recently unveiled HUSH/LISTEN, a 'record' that, through the use of a custom-made Instagram filter, plays an augmented reality musical composition based on the collective experiences and nostalgia of its employees.
2020 SEGD Branded Environments (POSTPONED)
The SEGD Branded Environments, the event for the design of brand-centric customer experiences, returns to the Digital Signage Expo in Las Vegas for the fourth year in a row. The event features a diverse lineup of speakers, tour offerings and opportunities to connect with fellow participants as well as the local design community.
Kossmanndejong Designs 'The Story of Gardening' Exhibition at the Newt in Somerset
Kossmanndejong has designed 'The Story of Gardening,' a brand-new museum about gardening at a large country estate in the English county of Somerset. The exhibition lets visitors discover legendary gardens and meet visionary garden designers.
SFERA 2020: Biourbanism
SFERA 2020: Biourbanism conference in Tel Aviv will bring together international innovators - urbanists, biologists, architects, programmers, and designers, - to discuss how we can build better cities using knowledge about the natural world around us.
Offecct Debuts Maki by Jin Kuramoto
Offecct has debuted Maki chair, featuring a strong and iconic shape that stands out in every room and at the same time a flexible and social team player designed to be combined in different formations.
Perkins and Will Revives CareerBuilder's Headquarters
Perkins and Will's Austin studio recently completed a full interior renovation of CareerBuilder's HQ in Chicago.
Mi Casita Preschool and Cultural Center by BAAO Architects and 4|Mativ Design Studio
Barker Associates Architecture Office and 4|Mativ Design Studio have recently completed Mi Casita Preschool and Cultural Center, located in a new mixed-use development in Brooklyn.
mode:lina Designs Flokk Warsaw Showroom
The Scandinavian Flokk group, in cooperation with the Polish manufacturer Profim, has just opened its first Polish showroom in Warsaw, designed by mode:lina studio.
Salone Del Mobile.Milano 2020 Postponed to June 16-21 (CANCELED)
The 59th edition of the Salone del Mobile.Milano, the world's preeminent design fair, has been postponed to June 16 - 21, 2020. The show will still be held at Rho Fiera Milano.
Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design 2020
Submissions are now open for the 2020 Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design. Designers, agencies and companies are invited to enter their brands and creative works to this international design competition.
Reimagining Brooklyn Bridge International Design Competition
Van Alen Institute, in collaboration with the New York City Council, has launched an international design competition to rethink the iconic Brooklyn Bridge walkway and spark a new public conversation about New York City's infrastructure.
NELSON Worldwide Designs New Headquarters for Georgia's Own Credit Union
NELSON Worldwide has designed the new headquarters for Georgia's Own Credit Union (GOCU). Located in downtown Atlanta, the five-floor workplace was designed with collaboration and wellbeing in mind, featuring openness and flexibility throughout.
Brighton Design Show 2021
The Brighton Design Show, to be held April 8-11, 2021, is a brand new event that champions and celebrates established & emerging designers and makers, living in or connected with the city of Brighton and Hove.
dmi: 2020 Design Value Awards
Design Management Institute is now accepting submissions for the 2020 Design Value Awards. The Awards honor teams that have worked across boundaries to deliver significant value through design or design management practices.
SAOTA Designs Kirsch Pharma Healthcare's New Factory in Germany
SAOTA has designed Kirsch Pharma HealthCare's new factory and headquarters in Wedemark, Germany. The company specializes in the production of finished pharmaceuticals and dietary supplements and SAOTA approached the project by creating a strong architectural statement and designed a building that stands as a sculptural object in the landscape.
DesignLSM Renovates Gaucho, Charlotte St
DesignLSM has unveiled its interior design for Gaucho, Charlotte St. The rejuvenated restaurant showcases the brand's evolved design DNA - reflecting the modernity and spirit of Argentina through a highly polished and layered aesthetic.
TPL Lighting Launches The Adelaide Project in Toronto
The Adelaide Project, a revolutionary studio concept conceived, curated, and designed by Canadian-based lighting agency TPL Lighting, opened its doors in the heart of Toronto's King West neighborhood.
2020 In-House Creative Management Report
InSource and inMotionNow have released their third Annual In-House Creative Management Report.
Clerkenwell Design Week 2020 (Postponed)
This Spring, Clerkenwell Design Week, the UK's leading independent design festival, will return for its eleventh edition in London's most creative district, on July 14-16. The festival has become a well-established, key event in the design calendar as well as a platform for brands to launch their latest products.
Vattenfall Unveils World's First Fossil Free Crib
Vattenfall recently unveiled the world's first fossil-free crib to highlight the need to bring down the cost of fossil-free products for future generations.
Hospitality Design Fair 2020
The 2020 Hospitality Design Fair will be held September 24-25 at the ICC Sydney Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia. The event is the Southern Hemisphere's premier trade exhibition for those who design, specify, buy or supply design products and furnishings for new projects, renovations and refurbishments of hotels, restaurants, bars, nightclubs, casinos and other hospitality venues.
HofmanDujardin Completes Indeed Office Düsseldorf
HofmanDujardin has designed a vibrant, colorful and inclusive office for Indeed in Düsseldorf.
Natalie Dionne Architecture Renovates Brick House in Montréal
Natalie Dionne Architecture recently renovated 'Brick House' located on de Gaspé Street, near the popular Jean-Talon Market. The work involved turning what was once a three-unit building into a generous single-family home.
Design Pavilion 2020
The fifth edition of New York's biggest public design interface, the Design Pavilion, will be held during NYCxDESIGN in Times Square. The nine-day interactive hub for all things design will make Broadway between W 43rd and W 48th Streets its home.
TypeCon2020, the Society of Typographic Aficionados' annual conference, will take place August 12-16th in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Studio Output Designs New Brand Identity for Mixcloud
Studio Output has designed an all-new brand identity for Mixcloud, a leading streaming platform used by tens of millions of creators and listeners worldwide, to mark its 10th anniversary.
Pininfarina Designs Luxury Residential Complex for Costa del Sol
Pininfarina has designed a new luxury residential complex for the Spanish developer Excem Real Estate. The complex is meant to become a unique architectural landmark for Estepona and the entire Costa del Sol.
Service Design Award 2020
Submissions are now open for the 2020 Service Design Award. Organized by the Service Design Network, the Award recognizes work of an exceptional standard in the field of service design from the private and public sector, as well as academia.
NELSON Worldwide Designs New HQ for Corix
NELSON Worldwide recently completed a new headquarters for Corix, a utilities company dedicated to the implementation of sustainable water, wastewater, and energy utility infrastructure solutions.
Baranowitz + Kronenberg Designs Conceptual Showroom for Âme, New York
Baranowitz + Kronenberg (B+K) has designed the flagship New York showroom for high-end designer jewelry brand Âme, located on Spring Street in Soho.
SHED Renovates Irwin Caplan's Laurelhurst Midcentury Home
SHED architecture recently renovated Irwin Caplan's former home in Laurelhurst, Seattle, WA. Originally designed for Caplan, the illustrator who designed the poster for the 1962 Seattle World's Fair and cartoonist renowned for his 'Famous Last Words' comic strip in The Saturday Evening Post, this mid-century home was both humble and grand - a modest one-story street facade harboring floor-to-ceiling windows with territorial views.
Center for Book Arts Announces 'Between Heritage and Modernity' Seminar Series
The Center for Book Arts is hosting a series of three seminars dedicated to Arabic type design and typography, curated by Dr. Nadine Chahine, taking place on March 5, 7, and 19.
DesignMashup Workshops 2020
DesignMashup has announced two new exciting workshops for 2020: 'Fusion' in April for 7 days, and 'Vision' in October for 10-days.
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 (POSTPONED)
The 2020 DENFAIR Melbourne will be held October 1-3 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 (Cancelled)
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.