Adobe XD Announces New AI Integrations
Adobe XD has announced two new plugins that leverage artificial intelligence, providing new ways for designers to enhance their design work and create dynamic user experiences.
Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design 2019
Red Dot is now calling for submissions for its '2019 Brands & Communication Design Award.' Designers, firms, and agencies from around the world are invited to submit their design and creative projects to this international design competition.
2019 Hello Wood International Summer School and Festival
For its tenth year running, Hello Wood is once again hosting its popular international summer school for young architects to help foster a 'thinking through making' mentality. The studio is putting out an open call for the jubilee event, which is themed around the folklore tradition of Carnival and will give would-be attendees an opportunity to pitch what they feel are the most pressing issues facing our society and how architecture can solve these concerns.
Rapt Studio Makes Salone del Mobile Debut at Ventura Centrale
Rapt Studio will make its debut at Salone del Mobile with Tell Me More, an interactive, immersive installation at Ventura Centrale.
Cool Gardens 2019: Call for Submissions
Storefront Manitoba and The Forks invite design teams to submit proposals for a temporary, contemporary garden installation to be located at The Forks in Winnipeg. Entrants are asked to put their skills to work and challenge the concept of garden and cool(ing), and create an intervention that has the power to stop people in their tracks!
Capdell Debuts A-Collection by Fran Silvestre
Capdell has debuted the A-Collection, designed by Fran Silvestre. The chair breathes design and comfort and connects with Silvestre's philosophy of 'Wood vibrations,' in which he prioritizes wood, its texture, qualities and warmth in the configuration of each and every one of his pieces of furniture.
Heath Ceramics 2019 Summer Seasonal Collection
Heath Ceramics has unveiled its new 2019 Summer Seasonal collection. The mood for the palette is bright and optimistic with matte Canary yellow, a soothing Nicasio green, an electric Emerald blue-green and a grounding earthy-white Sand.
'The World's Best Typography' Exhibition from TDC Set to Debut in New Zealand
Type Directors Club's 'The World's Best Typography' exhibition is coming to Auckland, New Zealand for the first time, courtesy of award-winning a design firm Osborne Shiwan and the School of Art and Design at Auckland University of Technology (AUT).
Habitare Reveals Four Emerging Designers to be Featured in Talentshop
Habitare, the largest furniture, design and interior decoration event in Finland, has revealed the four young emerging designers to be featured in Talentshop.
'Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition' at Design Museum
The Design Museum has announced a new exhibition that celebrates the work of Stanley Kubrick, one of the greatest filmmakers of the 20th century. Marking the 20th anniversary of Kubrick's death, the exhibition explores his unique command of the whole creative design process of film making, from storyteller to director to editor.
Taktik Renovates Main Floor of Collège Sainte-Anne
Taktik recently renovated the main floor of the Collège Sainte-Anne, to create an innovative and dynamic place that encourages spontaneous encounters while also integrating the history of the institution founded in 1861 by the Sainte-Anne Sisters in Lachine.
Kokaistudios Designs Interiors for Mia Fringe Shanghai
A space in which to see and be seen, Mia Fringe is Shanghai's newest multi-brand retail and dining destination.
Morpholio Adds AR SketchWalk Feature to Trace
Morpholio has released AR SketchWalk, a new feature that lets users jump into a sketch. With Apple's iOS12 ARKit and Trace, you can now teleport into your sketch through your iPad, using AR to walk around a scaled plan and, even bring others with you.
B&B Studio Partners with Dalston's for Soda Lights Range
B&B studio has created the design and branding for Dalston's new 'Soda Lights' range, which includes two sparkling sodas that pack a flavor punch without the added sugar.
Future Lions 2019: Call for Entries
The 2019 Future Lions, AKQA's global student competition to unearth the next generation of talent, is now open for entries.
Go Green in the City 2019
The 9th Go Green in the City challenge is now open for entries. Organized by Schneider Electric, this annual global student contest is aimed to find bold ideas and innovative solutions for smarter, more energy-efficient and sustainable cities.
Rookie Awards 2019
The 2019 Rookie Awards is now open for submissions. The competition is open to young creatives in visual effects, animation, games, virtual reality, motion graphics, and 3d visualization.
Design Council Spark Launches The Home Innovation Challenge
The call for applications for the 2019 Design Council Spark - 'The Home Innovation Challenge' is now open. This year, entrants are required to create innovative product ideas that will make life at home easier and better for all.
Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2019
Submissions are now open for the 2019 Adobe Design Achievement Awards, the world's premier digital media competition for students and emerging creators.
Core77 Design Awards 2019
The 2019 Core77 Design Awards is still open for entries. Recognizing excellence in all areas of design enterprise, the Awards celebrates the richness of the design profession and its practitioners.
Packaging Innovation Awards 2019
Dow is calling for entries for the 2019 Packaging Innovation Awards. The packaging industry's longest running, independently-judged competition honors innovations in packaging design, materials, technology, and processes across the entire packaging value chain.
International Visual Identity Awards 2019
The sixth annual International Visual Identity Awards is now open for submissions.
Andreu World International Design Contest 2019
Submissions are now open for the 19th Andreu World International Design Contest. The competition is open both to design students and to professionals, without age limit.
Sunseeker Unveils High-Performance Day Boat Hawk 38
Sunseeker has unveiled its brand-new high-performance day boat, 'Hawk 38,' featuring a dynamic stepped hull created in partnership with Fabio Buzzi Design.
Hórama Rama by Pedro & Juana Wins 20th Annual Young Architects Program
Hórama Rama by Pedro & Juana has been named the winner of The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1's 20th annual Young Architects Program.
Vectary Releases 3.0
Vectary 3.0 is now out and the latest version introduces the first embeddable viewer that can be edited with a full stack 3D design tool and updated on the site instantly.
LOLIWARE Launches World's Most Environmentally Friendly Straw
LOLIWARE is now shipping its first product, the LOLIWARE Straw, made from their proprietary seaweed-based plastic alternative.
Le Grand Prix du Carré Hermès: Scarf Design Competition
Hermès has launched an international scarf design competition, open to designers, artists, and illustrators. Hermès will purchase the competition winners' designs for reproduction in one of its future collections.
Ennead Architects Wins Competition to Design the Shanghai Yangtze River Estuary Chinese Sturgeon Nature Preserve
Ennead Architects has been announced winner of an international design competition for the Shanghai Yangtze River Estuary Chinese Sturgeon Nature Preserve.
CAKE Wins 2019 iF Design Award
CAKE has won a 2019 iF Design Award in the product category. The all-electric high-performance off-road motorcycle brand is designed for exploration and discovery.
Allsteel Debuts Altitude A8
Allsteel and MNML have partnered together to create an innovative new system, Altitude A8. The collection is made up of several components that work together to provide ease of use and movement for the individual user using a height-adjustable table.
Austrian Design: Pleasure & Treasure
More than 40 top designers and furniture producers from around Austria will be represented at the 2019 Salone Internazionale del Mobile/Fuorisalone.
JDO Takes Nordic Hair Care Brand Cutrin Back to Its Roots
JDO recently rebranded Cutrin Nordic Expressions, a comprehensive range of expert haircare products specifically formulated to enhance the beauty of Nordic hair.
Goddard Littlefair Completes Presidential Suite at the Lowry, Manchester
Goddard Littlefair has renovated the Presidential Suite of the Lowry Hotel in Manchester, the largest both currently available or planned in the city at 2,228 square feet.
Urban Zoo Coworking Design Challenge Winners Announced
Bee Breeders has announced the winners of the Urban Zoo Coworking Design Challenge. Urban Zoo Coworking was looking for a signature style for their co-working spaces, an interior design that could be applied to each new venue and customised to suit the creative needs of its users, from freelancers to startups and small businesses.
Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die: Punk Graphics, 1976-1986
Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die: Punk Graphics, 1976-1986, on view at the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) from April 9 through August 18, will explore the punk and post-punk movements through the lens of graphic design. The exhibition will feature more than four hundred of punk's most memorable graphics, including flyers, posters, album covers, promotions, zines, and other ephemera.
Inaugural Uenoland Conference Announces First Speakers
Uenoland, the creative gathering masterminded by Ueno, has announced its first speakers for the two-day event: Sierra Tishgart, writer and co-founder of culinary start-up Great Jones, designer and writer Robyn Kanner, and Windy Chien, the artist behind The Year of Knots.
Maison&Objet Rising Talent Awards 2019
Maison&Objet has announced that the next Rising Talent Awards will focus on the United States by honoring up-and-coming American designers. An exhibition of products by this group will be a highlight of the next edition of the international trade fair, which is scheduled for Sept. 6-10, 2019.
2018 Clean Energy Challenge Winners Announced
The What Design Can Do platform has announced the winners of its 2018 Clean Energy Challenge, focused finding creative solutions for pressing energy issues in México City, São Paulo, Nairobi, Delhi and Amsterdam. The international jury selected 20 winners out of 452 submissions.
2019 Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship: Call for Applications
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is calling for applications for the 2019 Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship.
TANK Designs Vondelgym's Third Location in Zuidas
Merging an energetic approach to traditional fitness with lifestyle and social interaction has worked out well for Dutch gym concept Vondelgym.
New York State Launches Buildings of Excellence Competition
New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has launched 'The Buildings of Excellence Competition'. In support of his Green New Deal and climate and energy agenda the Competition aims to accelerate the design, development, construction and operation of very low or zero carbon emitting buildings. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is administering the competition and seeking proposals for projects that reduce their energy consumption and per capita carbon emissions in a manner which can be replicated at scale.
Désirée Debuts Boè by Jai Jalan
Désirée has unveiled Boè, a cocooning, single shell sofa distinguished by harmonious, sinuous lines and a slim, soft quilted cushion.
Offecct Launches Soundsticks by Andrea Ruggiero
Offecct has commercially launched the sound absorbing room divider Soundsticks.
Good Design Australia Announces Women in Design Award
Good Design Australia is calling for submissions for the inaugural 'Women in Design Award,' as part of the 61st Good Design Awards.
Change by Design, Revised and Updated
Tim Brown and HarperBusiness have published a revised and updated version of 'Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation.' First published in 2009, this book explains design thinking, the collaborative process by which the designer's sensibilities and methods are employed to match people's needs, not only with what is technically feasible, but what is viable to the bottom line.
Future Melbourne / Future Design Seminar
Organized by Design Institute of Australia, the Future Melbourne / Future Design seminar will focus on designers exploring ideas that will improve the liveability of Melbourne as it looks towards becoming Australia's largest city.
IIDA Releases 2019 Interior Design Compensation Report
The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) has released the 2019 Interior Design Compensation Report, an analysis of salary and benefit information aimed at arming designers and A&D professionals with the most current metrics and data available to the industry.
Denomination Appoints New Creative Director for Its San Francisco HQ
Denomination has announced the appointment of Roy Tahtinen as the new Creative Director at Denomination in San Francisco.
Lewis Moberly Designs Packaging and Branding for Tidal Rum
Lewis Moberly has created the brand identity and packaging design for Tidal, a new rum launching in the UK this month.
Boxx Creative Redesigns Miramonti
Boxx Creative has completed the interior redesign of Miramonti, a luxury boutique hotel in the mountains of Brescia, Italy.
Dezeen Awards 2019
The second edition of Dezeen Awards is now open for entries, following the successful launch last year. The inaugural edition of Dezeen Awards attracted over 3,600 entries from all over the world with projects from 91 different countries.
Pantone Metallics Guides and Chip Books
Pantone has today released Pantone Metallics for Graphic and Packaging Design, a collection of metallic spot colors intended for use on printed products, packaging, branding, and other collateral.
IDSA SF: Secret to a Thriving Design Consultancy
IDSA San Francisco Chapter will host a talk on how to start and run a successful design consultancy on March 27th at Whipsaw SF studio.
Bentley Continental GT Number 9 Edition by Mulliner
Bentley has debuted the Continental GT Number 9 Edition by Mulliner to celebrate the company's centenary in 2019.
Pininfarina Unveils World's First Electric Hypercar Battista
Pininfarina has unveiled the all-electric hypercar 'Battista' at the Geneva International Motor Show.
Andres Boraita Designs Untippable Martini Glass for Princess Yachts
Late last year, Plymouth College of Art BA (Hons) Product Design & Innovation student and designer Andres Boraita was selected by Princess Yachts as the winner of a competitive live brief to design an 'untippable' martini glass.
String Theory Launches Supersymmetry
String Theory has launched an innovative, interactive project called Supersymmetry. The online textile design platform allows users to design hyper-personalized scarves that can be divided in two and shared with a loved one.
Design Icons Amsterdam 2019
The 7th Design Icons Amsterdam, one of the largest fairs in Europe dedicated to vintage furniture, will take place on April 6-7 at De Kromhouthal in the North of Amsterdam.
2019 DesignThinker of the Year Award
The Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) is calling for nominations for the 2019 DesignThinker of the Year Awards, which honors design-driven businesses in Western Canada.
The Value of Good Design at MoMA
The Value of Good Design, on view at MoMA through June 15, explores the democratizing potential of design, beginning with MoMA's Good Design initiatives from the late 1930s through the 1950s, which championed well-designed, affordable contemporary products.
Orhan Irmak Designs Packaging for Olipop Olive Snacks
Orhan Irmak Tasarim has created the new branding for Olipop olive snacks. Stuffed green olives in 30g packs are available with three different ingredients - fresh thyme, rind of lemon and rind of orange.
SHEET Speaker by Swift Creatives
Swift Creatives recently unveiled SHEET Speaker, a future study of current audio trends, re-focusing on sound quality and nostalgic interfaces as key features.
Francis Cauffman Architects Designs EisnerAmper's New San Francisco Office
EisnerAmper previously occupied a 19,000-square-foot space in San Francisco's Financial District, with a traditional office layout that isolated staff behind high-walled cubicles.
Salone del Mobile.Milano 2019
The 2019 Salone del Mobile.Milano, the world's preeminent design fair, will be held April 9-14 at Rho Fiera Milano.
Actiu Furnishes Grupo Renault's New Offices in Madrid
Actiu recently furnished the Madrid headquarters of Renault Group located in Alcobendas. The new building accommodates the brand's three groups, thus optimizing costs and space.
The Nest System by Form Us With Love
Form Us With Love designed 'The Nest System Tables,' a distinguished modular table configured to turn and bend, for the Danish design brand +Halle.
Dolfi Wins 2019 iF Design Award for Ultrasonic Washing Device
Dolfi has been awarded a 2019 iF Design Award for its Next Gen Ultrasonic Washing Device. Dolfi is an elegant, compact, hi-tech device that cleans clothing with the power of ultrasonic technology.
Offecct Launches Young by Michael Young
Offecct has launched the Young sofa and easy chair by Michael Young. Every angle and element in this sofa and easy chair has been carefully thought out.
Free Barbican Installation Investigates What It Means to Grow Old Today
The Liminal Space designed and created a new installation at the Barbican, aimed to engage the public on the inequalities of ageing.
Boston Design Week 2019
The 2019 Annual Boston Design Week will be held March 27 - April 7. The 6th Annual festival is the most diverse yet with events comprising graphic design, fashion, interior design, technical design, historic preservation, architecture, and more.
Snark Park Announces Inaugural Exhibition, 'Lost and Found'
Snark Park, Snarkitecture's latest venture, has announced its inaugural exhibition, Lost and Found.
Oceanco Unveils 105-meter Expedition Yacht 'Esquel'
Oceanco has revealed its newest project, the 105-meter (345ft) diesel-electric driven Esquel, at the Dubai Boat Show.
Lumsden Recognised with German Design Award for MoMA Design Store
Lumsden recently received a German Design Award for the redevelopment of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Design Store in New York City.
Vestre Launches New Design Collaboration with Front
Vestre recently collaborated with Front to create Folk, a wide-ranging and flexible series of outdoor furniture consisting of park benches in various designs, litter bins and bicycle parking racks.
La Barque Residence by ACDF Architecture
ACDF Architecture recently completed the La Barque Residence, located on the shores of Lake Ouareau in Saint-Donat.
RBC Canadian Emerging Designer Competition 2019
Design Exchange (DX) and RBC Foundation have announced the fourth edition of the RBC Canadian Emerging Designer Competition - the only competition of its kind in Canada, where innovative design and entrepreneurialism intersect.
The Molteni Group Opens New Flagship Store in London
The Molteni Group has opened a new Molteni&C|Dada flagship store in London's Chelsea neighborhood. This is Molteni's third store in London, following openings in Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, and the UnirFor and Molteni&C Contract Flagship Store in Fitzrovia.
ARG Designs Metro Bike Hub at Historic Union Station
Metro Bike Hub at Los Angeles Union Station is a bicycle storage and retail facility that promotes safe, healthy, and sustainable alternative transportation at the city's bustling historic transit center.
Alessi Introduces New Flatware Line 'Itsumo'
Alessi recently unveiled is newest flatware line: Itsumo. The cutlery set is the first from designer Naoto Fukasawa and it will launch Spring/Summer 2019.
Studioshaw Completes Kindred: New Creative Community Space in Hammersmith
Studioshaw recently completed Kindred, a new creative community space in Hammersmith, West London. The 7,500 sq ft scheme, which opened to the public in January 2019, sees the transformation of the existing Grade II listed Bradmore House into a multi-use development.
Bal Harbour Residence by Choeff Levy Fischman
Choeff Levy Fischman recently completed a Bal Harbour residence, featuring a unique geometric façade and lots of visually appealing art.
SPPARC Unveils Design for New Museum and Visitor Centre for the Golden Hinde
SPPARC has unveiled its design for a new museum and visitor centre for The Golden Hinde - a full-scale 300 tonne working replica of the 16th-century sailing galleon, in which Sir Frances Drake famously became the first Englishman to sail around the world.
Kossmann.dejong Designs New Chambers of Wonder in Gemeentemuseum Den Haag
Kossmann.dejong recently renewed Chambers of Wonder in Gemeentemuseum Den Haag. The Chambers of Wonder - which has been awarded numerous international prizes - is a permanent, interactive exhibition for young and old.
Mater Launches Ocean Collection
Mater has just launched the Ocean Collection - a new table and chair collection that reimagines an original 1955 design by renowned 20th-century designers, Jørgen and Nanna Ditzel.
Ettore Sottsass and the Social Factory
This April, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA Miami) will launch a new biannual exhibition initiative committed to exploring significant advances in postwar and contemporary design and its relationship to contemporary art, with Ettore Sottsass and the Social Factory - an exhibition that considers the practice of the influential designer beyond his place in the history of design, and places Sottsass' work within the social and economic contexts in which it was produced.
Aluksne Banitis Station Exhibition by H2E
H2E recently created an exciting exhibition, 'Aluksne Banitis Station,' which offers a virtual trip though time and space dedicated to a unique narrow gauge railway line in Europe.
FAT Collection by Tom Dixon
Tom Dixon has unveiled his latest collection, FAT. The new upholstery chair range is designed to hug the body and allows for multiple sitting positions.
17th Dutch Design Awards Now Open for Entries
Entries are now open for the 17th Dutch Design Awards, inviting Netherlands' designers to submit their best work.
ARCHITECT's 13th Annual R+D Awards: Call for Entries
ARCHITECT magazine is now calling for entries for its 13th Annual R+D Awards. The Awards honors research, technologies, and products at every scale that are advancing the AECO industry from design strategies and building systems to fabrication methods, materials, and software.
CRÈME Designs Mint Kitchen, an Israeli Fast Casual in West Village
Located on University Place in the heart of the West Village, Mint Kitchen, a 50-seat Israeli fast casual restaurant, opened earlier last month.
2019 CUP Fellow for Change in Design
The 2019 call for the CUP Fellowship for Change in Design is now open. The Fellowship is an initiative of the Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) to support the development of a pipeline of talented individuals from historically marginalized communities into the design fields, and to dismantle the systemic biases that stand in the way of their advancement as leaders in these fields.
AIA CA Announces Winners of the Eighth Annual Architecture at Zero Design Competition
The American Institute of Architects, California (AIA CA) has announced the winners of the eighth annual Architecture at Zero competition for zero net energy (ZNE) building designs.
Rapt Studio Designs New HQ for JERDE
Rapt Studio recently designed the new headquarters for Jerde, an architecture, landscape design and planning firm known for large-scale international developments across hospitality, retail, office, entertainment, residences and more.
ODA 'Unboxing New York' Talk with Eran Chen and David Van Der Leer
On March 26th, ODA New York is hosting a talk to celebrate the launch of its first book, Unboxing New York.
Artilleriet Resumes Production of Etcetera
Etcetera was designed in 1970 by Jan Ekselius and has since then become an icon for the design expression of the 70s.
Latest Round of iF Social Impact Prize Sponsors Nine Social Projects
iF has announced that it has funded EUR 50,000 to nine social aid projects across the globe through the latest round of its Social Impact Prize.
International Design Awards Announces 2019 Winners
The International Design Awards (IDA) has announced the winners of its 12th edition.
D+I Designs New Locator Products for Telstra
Telstra, Australia's largest telco, is taking the next step in harnessing the potential of the Internet of Things (IoT) with the launch of a new finding service to help customers keep track of the things that matter most to them - from keys and bags to bikes, pets and even business assets.
Seven Sisters by Lazerian for Winsford Town Park
Cheshire West and Chester Council recently commissioned Lazerian to consider a series of sculptures for the redevelopment of Winsford Town Park.