Andreu World Releases Chairpedia
For its 65th anniversary this year, Andreu World has released Chairpedia, a special project to showcase the brand's heritage in seating and passion for design.
TPG Architecture Implements Store Design Concept for Panerai's New Hudson Yards Location
TPG Architecture has implemented the design of a new retail space for the high-end luxury Italian watch brand, Panerai.
Future Lions 2021: Call for Entries
Future Lions, AKQA's annual global competition to unearth the next generation of creative talent, is now open for entries. This year's Future Lions theme is a call to action for young people aged 18-25 to showcase how creativity is an essential skillset to 'Rebuild The World.' Young people are encouraged to use the power of imagination and technology to create a campaign, product, or solution that will help shape the future.
IDC Develops User-Focused Massage Gun for XFT
IDC has developed a new percussive massage gun for Chinese medical company XFT. The XFT-2020A was designed to take on market leaders with an improved design and attractive price point.
Ware Malcomb Completes Recoop Spa in Seattle
Ware Malcomb has completed the new Recoop Spa located at 2908 1st Avenue in Seattle, Washington. The firm provided interior architecture and design services for the project.
Perkins&Will Completes Westdale HQ in Dallas
Perkins&Will recently completed the new headquarters for multifamily real estate operating company Westdale Real Estate Investment & Management.
WDC 2020 World Design Policy Conference
On October 19-23, the WDC 2020 World Design Policy Conference will explore design as a tool for resilience and study how design can and is being used at the core of the democratic process.
Type West 2020 Applications Now Open
Applications are now open for Letterform Archive's 'Type West,' a postgraduate certificate program in type design. The certificate program will run February - December 2021. All classes for the 2021 program will be held online via Zoom.
Winners of 2020 National Design Awards Announced
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum announced the winners of the 2020 National Design Awards.
Designing Worlds: Re-envisioning Realities through Video Games
'Designing Worlds' online exhibition is now live on the A+D Museum's digital gallery. The exhibit focuses on the ground-breaking work being done by emerging video game designers and artists as a means of tackling or escaping reality.
MasterClass Underscores Diversity of Thought and Knowledge Through New Brand Identity
MasterClass has today unveiled its new brand identity that emphasizes its commitment to diversity of thought while giving a subtle nod to critical thinking and purposely leaving room for interpretation.
ICFF and WantedDesign Manhattan Announce CLOSEUP
The International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) and WantedDesign Manhattan have announced a new platform of design showcase 'CLOSEUP' - a two-day trade event inspired by a TV show format, for product launches, trend direction, and virtual networking experiences. Two dynamic days of programming will be presented on October 28 and 29 and broadcast live from New York.
Gusto 501 by PARTISANS
PARTISANS recently designed 'Gusto 501' for acclaimed restauranteur Janet Zuccarini - known for restaurants across North America, such as Felix Trattoria in Los Angeles.
ASID Releases Interior Design Resiliency Report
The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has released its 'Interior Design Resiliency Report' that sheds light on the design industry's resilience, offering a glimpse at the future of the profession and its importance during this critical moment of health and safety.
Phoenix Wharf Designs The Bristol Loaf's New Location in Bedminster
Phoenix Wharf has designed a new community foodie hub for innovative bakery business The Bristol Loaf.
MBH Architects Completes Jason Mraz Music Studio for ARTS
MBH Architects, in partnership with the Good Tidings Foundation, recently completed the Jason Mraz Music Studio for ARTS (A Reason to Survive), a non-profit that supports youth development through creativity and the arts.
Green Box Compostable Amenity Kit by Onmateria
OnMateria has unveiled 'The Green Box,' an amenity kit to help hotels transition to a circular economy. Green Box is made of bio-sourced, bio-based and compostable materials, fully integrable in a circular business model.
Architecture & Design Film Festival 2020
The 2020 Architecture & Design Film Festival will bring 16 virtual film programs, special guests, and director Q+As to viewers across the U.S. and Canada, with humanistic stories about some of the world's most iconic architects & designers and compelling explorations of racial injustice, urbanization, & utopian societies.
Designalytics Announces Winners of Inaugural Effectiveness Awards
Designalytics, in partnership with Dieline, has announced the winners of the first-annual Designalytics Effectiveness Awards, recognizing package redesigns that have been instrumental in driving business growth for fast-moving-consumer-goods (FMCG) brands.
Brandpie Creates New Brand Identity and Strategy for AmeriCorps
Brandpie recently created a new visual identity and brand strategy for AmeriCorps. The design consultancy created a clear and compelling story to increase understanding of AmeriCorps, an organization that brings people together to serve communities, and also defined a new visual identity to connect with its key audiences.
Adobe Announces UX Designers to Watch List 2020
Adobe and IxDA have unveiled their 'UX Designers to Watch 2020' list, the second iteration of the program highlighting the top 10 rising UX designers from around the globe.
Service Design Global Conference 2020
This year, the Service Design Global Conference (SDGC20) will be held online on October 22-23. Bringing the full power of the service design community together for a 'must-attend' virtual experience, the conference will look to explore all the latest tools, methods, insights, and trends shaping the direction of service design and its ultimate impact on the future of society.
These Melting Sculptures Expose Florida's Dire Climate Crisis
1stAveMachine and Zubi recently launched a new campaign for nonprofit The CLEO Institute. Spearheaded by 1stAveMachine Director and inventor Bob Partington, the campaign, entitled #FlClimateCrisis, brings greater awareness to Florida's rising temperatures through melting wax sculptures installed across the state's major cities.
STA 100 International Typography Competition 2020
Submissions are open until November 6, 2020, for the STA 100, an international typography competition recognizing innovative communication design since 1978.
The Hype of Home
BASIC is hosting an online conversation to explore the rise of interior design during the COVID era.
Citizen Chair by Konstantin Grcic for Vitra
Designed by Konstantin Grcic for Vitra, Citizen is a product whose unconventional construction enables a surprising new way of sitting that is perfect for the new home office needs.
Liqui Group Designs Series of Vitrines for LA Design Festival 2020
Liqui Group, in collaboration with LA Design Festival, has created a series of colorful vitrines for this years feature installation 'Design for the Future' showcasing independent designers and brands.
Adobe Releases State of Creativity Research Findings
Adobe has released research findings on the State of Creativity, illustrating the significant impact of the global pandemic and social unrest on the creative industry.
Vitra has announced its first-ever 'Vitra Summit,' a digital event to address the evolving conception of space, design, and the workplace.
Coway Icon Air Purifier Wins 2020 IDEA Award
Coway Icon Air Purifier, designed by fuseproject, has been announced as the Bronze winner in the Home category of the 2020 International Design Excellence Awards.
MBH Architects Modernizes Tourneau Retail Store in Naples, Florida
MBH recently completed Tourneau's new brick and mortar store at Naples, Florida's Waterside Shops. The renovated 2,300-square-foot space features a lively and luxurious design scheme.
Be Original Americas Launches On-Demand Virtual Programming
Be Original Americas has launched on-demand virtual programming from their 2020 fellowship. Available now to the public, viewers can watch 22 participating design companies covering the design process.
New goop Office by Rapt Studio
Rapt Studio recently designed goop's new, light-filled headquarters in Santa Monica. The design focuses on embodying the brand through space, creating an environment to propel the company to its next phase, and cultivating a place that promotes expansive thinking and creative development.
Architizer Launches Inaugural A+Firm Awards
Architizer has launched its 1st Annual A+Firm Awards, a new program created to spotlight the architects and collaborators behind the world's best architecture. Building on the success of its A+Awards program, which honors the year's best buildings and spaces, the A+Firm Awards is the only firm awards program explicitly designed to honor offices of all sizes, specializations, and geographies.
DBA Design Effectiveness Awards 2021
The 2021 DBA Design Effectiveness Awards is now open for entries. The Awards celebrates and champions the integral role design plays in business success, improving societies and enhancing people's lives.
Studio TK Debuts New Jima Seating Collection
Studio TK, in partnership with Artifort, has announced the launch of Patrick Norguet's new Jima Seating Collection.
Stanford Longevity Design Challenge 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic is bringing into sharper focus the cultural norms that guide us through life and is providing insights about what a new future might look like.
Lexus Design Award 2021
The applications are now open for the Lexus Design Award 2021, a global platform to support and nurture the next generation of creators. The award seeks to foster the growth of ideas that contribute to society by supporting designers and creators whose works can help to shape a better future.
Design Museum Launches 11th Edition of Design Ventura Challenge
The Design Museum, in partnership with Deutsche Bank, has launched the 11th edition of Design Ventura - a national design & enterprise challenge for secondary schools.
Hybrid: Objects for Future Homes
On view at the Powerhouse Museum through February 28, Hybrid is a new exhibition interrogating the contemporary urban condition and exploring the role of the home in 2030.
Morrama Imagines Sustainable Phone Ownership with 'Renew' Concept
Morrama's 'Renew' concept seeks to modernize our viewpoint on mobile phone ownership in response to the current unsustainable cycle of consistently replacing/upgrading mobile phones.
UTS's Respect.Now.Always. Wins 2020 Australian Good Design Award
The University of Technology Sydney's Respect.Now.Always. campaign has been recognized as one of Australia's most successful design projects for driving societal change.
Design-Nation Publishes '20 Makers, 20 Objects'
This month Design-Nation is celebrating twenty years of championing and supporting the UK's incredibly talented and multifaceted design and craft sector. Design-Nation's first landmark project, '20 Makers, 20 Objects,' is a curated online showcase that celebrates selected signature pieces of design from its network.
Green Product Award 2021
The eight Green Product Award is now open for submissions in 11 categories that make a sustainable lifestyle a reality.
Paolo Cesaretti Arch Wins 2020 Red Dot Award for 'Bespoke Romance'
Bespoke Romance, a temporary showroom project designed by Paolo Cesaretti Arch for Kale Group, has been awarded a 2020 Red Dot Award: Brand & Communication Design.
Tangerine Unveils 'Metamorphosis' Design Concept for Metro Travel Post Covid
tangerine has unveiled 'Metamorphosis,' a metro concept designed to help operators better plan for future pandemics by enabling them to readily adapt the train interior to minimize the risk of germ transmission during periods of local disruption created by novel viruses.
LARQ Launches UVC-LED Water Pitcher
LARQ has launched LARQ Pitcher, the first UVC-LED two-stage filtration pitcher for the home. Like the flagship LARQ bottle, LARQ Pitcher integrates its proprietary UVC-LED technology, as a second step in the purification process cleaning your water by destroying bio-contaminants at the molecular level.
Pedrali Debuts Panarea Collection by CMP Design
Pedrali has unveiled its new outdoor collection 'Panarea,' designed by CMP Design. Panarea is inspired by the Mediterranean coastline, and in the colors and refreshing breeze of an outdoor dinner on a sea-facing terrace, on a pleasant summer day.
C-IDEA Design Award 2020
The 2020 C-IDEA Design Award is now open for submissions. The annual juried design competition aims to recognize and promote visionary talents in a wide array of categories ranging from communication design, industrial design, architecture, interior design, fashion design and new media.
International Design Awards 2020
The International Design Awards (IDA) is calling established & student designers from around the world to submit their most innovative designs to its 14th annual design competition.
Communication Arts 2021 Interactive Competition
Communication Arts is calling for entries for its 27th annual Interactive Competition. The competition celebrates the best work being done for the Web, Desktop, interactive installation and handheld devices. Student work is also being accepted.
Ware Malcomb Completes The Alles Group Corporate Office in Mexico
Ware Malcomb has completed the new corporate office of AG Innova Partners SA de CV, known as The Alles Group, located at Equus Parque Corporativo, in San Pedro Garza García, Nuevo León, México.
ZAS Architects Unveils Design for University of Toronto's New Learning Landscape
ZAS Architects, in collaboration with CEBRA Architecture, has unveiled the design for a new student-centered learning and support hub at the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus (UTSC).
WDO Launches 'Design in Space for Life on Earth' Design Challenge
WDO has announced a two-week virtual design challenge to apply design thinking to space-based research for life on Earth.
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.