2019 Rethinking The Future Global Architecture and Design Awards
RTF has launched the 2019 Global Architecture and Design Awards. The Awards aims to acknowledge and honor architects & designers for their outstanding work.
Posterheroes 2019: A Poster for Integration
Submissions are now open for the 2019 Posterheroes. The eighth edition of the international contest of posters aims at involving the creative community to design a traditional and/or a kinetic poster to express its message about the topic of social integration.
Terreform ONE Debuts 'Monarch Sanctuary' at Cooper Hewitt Nature Exhibition
Terreform ONE has this week launched its Monarch Sanctuary exhibition at the Cooper Hewitt's National Design Triennial, Nature.
Liqui Creates Eye-catching Installations for Havwoods at Clerkenwell Design Week
To celebrate Clerkenwell Design Week, Havwoods commissioned Liqui Group to create several eye-catching installations for their flagship Clerkenwell London showroom. These displays showcase a variety of pieces from Havwoods stunning new cork wall coverings collection.
SERA Designs Modera Pearl, High-rise Housing in Portland's Pearl District
SERA recently completed the Modera Pearl, a high-rise housing development located on the expanding edge of Portland's Pearl District.
Monotype Adds New Typefaces to Its Library
Monotype has added a number of new typefaces to its Library, including a design that blends geometric and calligraphic tones, a playful and energetic brush script, a serif typeface made for easy reading, a friendly and flexible sans serif design and a face that straddles the line between serif and sans serif.
Baranowitz + Kronenberg Designs Flagship Store for Âme
Baranowitz + Kronenberg has completed a flagship store for contemporary luxury jewelry brand Âme, that redefines retail environments by engaging customers at every touch point; through music, scent, and touch.
New Story and Yves Béhar Unveil World's First 3D-Printed Community Design
Today, New Story has unveiled the world's first 3D-printed community design, which will provide much-needed houses for impoverished families in Latin America.
Design Bridge New York Creates Brand and Packaging for Neuriva
Design Bridge New York has created the brand world and packaging design for Neuriva: a new brain supplement brand just launched in the US.
De Padova Launches First UK Showroom
De Padova has launched its first UK store in the heart of London's luxury design quarter, Brompton Cross.
Masters of Design by Outpost & Harley Davidson
Masters of Design (MoD), organized by Outpost & Harley Davidson with NYCxDesign, is a two-day event that will bring some of the brightest designers and technologists together to discuss a broad variety of forward-looking issues.
C2A Creative Communication Award
The Creative Communication Award (C2A) is an international award program, and promotional platform for communication designers, agencies, graphic designers, freelancers, digital media designers, and for the worldwide creative community.
2019 SBID International Design Awards
The 10th SBID International Design Awards is now open for submissions. Considered one of the most prestigious accolades in interior design, the SBID Awards bring together the world's finest interior design projects across a range of categories.
Service Design Award 2019
Submissions are now open for the fifth 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.
The Complete City: Imagined
Since 2017, The Portland Society for Architecture (PSA) has been using blank maps of Portland, Maine as a tool for citizen engagement. These blank maps provided a platform to collect ideas and inspiration about the city.
IKEA and Tom Dixon to Unveil 'Gardening will Save the World' at Chelsea Flower Show
'Gardening will Save the World,' created by IKEA and Tom Dixon, explores the importance of sustainable growing, looking at the contrast of the hyper-natural and hyper-tech.
TDC Ascenders 2019: Call for Entries
The Type Directors Club is calling for entries to the Ascenders 2019, a portfolio-based competition to recognize outstanding type-oriented work of designers who are 35 years of age and under.
Hayche to Debut New Products at 2019 Clerkenwell Design Week
Hayche will debut its newest products, WW Desk by Alejandro Villarreal and a re-discovery of the Kensington Collection by duo Faudet-Harrison, at the 2019 Clerkenwell Design Week.
Poppin Opens New Showroom in Washington D.C.
Poppin has just opened a brand new showroom in Washington D.C. Located at 720 7th Street NW, Poppin's D.C. location will showcase its growing collection of commercial furniture.
Architecture MasterPrize 2019
The Architecture MasterPrize 2019, an international architecture award program that honors the greatest achievements in architecture every year, is now open for submissions. The Prize aims to celebrate excellence, creativity and innovation across architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture, and to advance the appreciation and exposure of quality architectural design worldwide.
Gensler Designed Storey Club Opens at Paddington Central, London
Gensler has been working closely with British Land to design the leading UK property developer's newest workspace concept, Storey Club.
Carex Relaunches Its Antibacterial Hand-gel Range with Iconic Design by PB Creative
Carex has relaunched its antibacterial hand-gel range with a holistic 2D and 3D redesign by PB Creative.
Bulletproof Harnesses Power of Science and Nature for ALKIMI
Bulletproof has designed the branding for a new highly efficacious and non-toxic cleaning range, ALKIMI, which is safe for the user and their environment.
Here Design Creates Two New Children's Books for 'Ladybird by Design' Series
Two new children's books created, written and illustrated by Here Design have been released by Ladybird Books.
2019 International Design Conference
The Industrial Designers Society of America's 2019 International Design Conference - a celebration of the diversity, overlap and undeniable power of design - will be held August 21-23 in Chicago.
2019 Taipei International Design Award
Entries are now open for the 2019 Taipei International Design Award. This year's main categories include Industrial Design, Visual Communication Design, and Public Space Design.
Sarah Andelman x Darcel Disappoints and IKEA Debut Förnyad
IKEA collaborated with Sarah Andelman, Creative Director of colette, and Darcel Disappoints designer Craig Redman to celebrate modern student life with a playful collection of lamps, sofas, desks, stalls, and accessories including stationary named FÖRNYAD.
Wirkkala Exhibition Opens at Murano Glass Museum in Venice
The newly opening exhibition at the Murano Glass Museum in Venice presents the work of one of Finland's most prominent designers, Tapio Wirkkala (1915-1985). The exhibition features primarily glass works designed by Wirkkala, including his best-known works created from other materials.
Building Images: New Video Looks Social Media in Architectural Practice
PLANE-SITE has released a new video, featuring OMA and UNStudio, on how social media is transforming architecture.
Design Thinking and Innovation Week 2019
Future London Academy's second Design Thinking and Innovation Week will be held September 16-20. The week offers an immersive program for creative entrepreneurs, innovation directors, and business owners - introducing you to London's most innovative businesses and uncovering the latest approaches to design thinking and innovation.
DesignLSM Designs Fresh Interior Concept for Benihana
DesignLSM has created a fresh interior concept for renowned US restaurant group Benihana. The new, Glasgow based restaurant, the first site of the brand's planned expansion; creates an entertaining teppanyaki dining experience.
Design Bridge Redesigns Packaging for Iconic Skinwear Brand Wolford
Design Bridge Amsterdam has redesigned the packaging for the iconic Austrian skinwear brand Wolford.
SAOTA Wins Architectural Competition for the New Neuländer Quarree Precinct in Hamburg
SAOTA has been announced as the winner of the architectural competition for the new Neuländer Quarree precinct in Hamburg.
Rossinavi Unveils New Superyacht Concept 'Infinity'
Rossinavi recently unveiled its brand new concept in superyachts: Infinity. The idea for Infinity is to create a boat concept that starts from a simple sharp line that connects two windows; one looking out into the horizon and the other one pointing towards the stern, through the owner's entertaining area.
Lightmaker Studio Unveils New Wall Sconces
Lightmaker Studio, known for their vintage-influenced modern lighting, is launching new wall sconces at ICFF 2019.
ICON11 Education Symposium: Call for Papers
Academic and professional submissions are invited for peer review for ICON11: The Illustration Conference. The Conference will be in Kansas City, Missouri, from Sunday, June 28 until Wednesday, July 1, 2020.
Monotype Develops Bespoke Typeface for Alibaba
Monotype, in collaboration with Alibaba, has developed Alibaba Sans - a custom typeface family that helps unify the company's branding across its vast international apps, platforms and websites.
iF Design Talent Award 2019
Submissions are now open for the second phase of 2019 iF Design Talent Award. Students and graduates of all courses in the field of Design and Architecture are invited to submit their visionary solutions, ideas, and concepts.
Denomination Designs 'The Legacy' for Wakefield's 50th Anniversary
Denomination has designed a standout packaging for 'The Legacy,' a rare, ultra-premium wine created to celebrate 50 years of winemaking of South Australian family winemaker Wakefield.
bluemarlin Unveils Licorice Boost Limited Edition
bluemarlin has created a stark black and white design for Battery Energy Drinks' new Limited Edition Licorice Boost.
Choeff Levy Fischman Designs Waterfront Home with Rare Post-Tension Structural System
Situated on Miami Beach's Di Lido Island, Choeff Levy Fischman designed one of its newest luxury Tropical Modern residences with a rare post-tension structural system.
Play with Your City 2019: Reimagining Lady Street
The Columbia Design League has extended entries for Play With Your City 2019: Reimagining Lady, a project for making the Lady Street corridor in downtown Columbia, South Carolina more inviting to pedestrian traffic.
AWDA - Aiap Women in Design Award 2019
The fourth edition of the AWDA - Aiap Women in Design Award is now open for submissions. The international award is open to all women designers involved in visual communication.
Autodesk and MakerBot Launch Fusion 360 Design Challenge
MakerBot and Autodesk have launched a design challenge that asks entrants to create a wearable that keeps someone safe while commuting; a desktop notification device; or an office desk organizer for compact workspaces.
Berenblum Busch Architects Designs Uragashira Cruise Terminal for Carnival Corporation
Berenblum Busch Architects has unveiled the designs for Carnival Corporation's first cruise terminal in Japan.
7th Kerning Conference: Wor(l)ds
The 7th Kerning Conference, an international conference in Italy dedicated only to type & web typography, will be held June 5-7 in Faenza.
Ceramics of Italy 2019 Tile Competition Winners Announced
Confindustria Ceramica and the Italian Trade Agency have announced the winners of the Ceramics of Italy 2019 Tile Competition.
Red Hat Unveils Open-source Developed New Branding
Following two years of development, Red Hat has unveiled the next evolution of its red fedora mark. The rebrand was a result of Red Hat's Open Brand Project - an open initiative to update and simplify its corporate logo and brand system.
French Craft Collective at Institut Français in London
French Craft Collective, a one-day program featuring a selection of emerging and established talent in the French craft and design sectors, will be held at the Institut Français in London on May 13, 2019. The makers have been chosen from a shortlisted selection by Business France, in collaboration with Rabih Hage, in order to unite independent artisans with the international design and architecture community in the UK.
What's That Sound?: New Study Reveals Impact of Noise on Workforce Productivity
Interface has released the results of "What's That Sound?," a workplace study uncovering how sound and acoustics impact employees in business environments.
Avery Dennison Launches 'Materials in Use' Design Inspiration Platform
Avery Dennison has launched M_use, a new digital platform to inspire innovative design solutions for label and packaging designers and converters.
Cepezed Designs First Self-sufficient Bus Station in Netherlands
cepezed recently designed a new bus station for the City of Tilburg, Netherlands. The new public transport facility generates its own energy and its design is thoroughly integrated.
Casg Annamh Debuts with Design by bluemarlin
Speyside distillery Aberlour has released its latest single malt, Casg Annamh with a design by bluemarlin.
PechaKucha Night NYC: NYCxDESIGN Special
PechaKucha, or "chitchat" in Japanese, is a concise presentation style comprised of 20 slides at a duration of 20 seconds each.
Keeping Current: Repetitive Loss Properties Design Competition
Van Alen Institute and the City of North Miami are looking for an interdisciplinary design team to develop a master plan and pilot project to reimagine public uses for the North Miami's flood-prone vacant lots.
Actiu Wins Red Dot Product Design Award for Karbon
Karbon, Actiu's new carbon-fiber chair, won a 2019 Red Dot Product Design Award. Karbon is an iconic and avant-garde piece of industrial art, created by combining advanced technology with the artisan know-how.
D&AD Releases 2019 Industry Insight Report
Today, D&AD has released its annual Industry Insights Report exploring the political, societal and cultural influences impacting creativity today.
Dans l'Escarpement Residence by YH2
yh2 recently completed Dans l'Escarpement Residence, located in Domaine Valdurn, Saint-Faustin-Du-Lac-Carré, Canada. This light-filled house, an hour and a half from Montreal, is literally hanging from a cliff as its name, 'Dans l'Escarpement,' implies in French.
2019 SEGD Conference: Experience Austin
The 2019 SEGD Conference, to be held June 6-8, will bring three inspirational days of experiential graphic design programming to the local and international community in the 'Lone Star State.'
'Swissness Applied' Exhibition by Architecture Office
Swissness Applied is a traveling exhibition by Swiss-born architect Nicole McIntosh, co-founder of Architecture Office.
CASE Designs Brand Identity and Packaging for Adria by Thalia
CASE recently designed naming, brand identity and packaging for the salon-quality at-home haircare collection ADRIA BY THALIA.
Adobe Launches Creative Types Quiz
Adobe has today launched a fun quiz to help you determine your Creative Type. Based in psychology research, the Creative Types quiz assesses your basic habits and tendencies-how you think, how you act, how you see the world-to help you better understand who you are as a creative.
D'Wayne Edwards Receives Honorary Degree from ArtCenter College of Design
D'Wayne Edwards will receive an honorary degree from ArtCenter College of Design and deliver a keynote address at the spring graduation ceremony Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10 a.m. at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.
Monotype Introduces Helvetica Now
Monotype has released 'Helvetica Now' typeface, a family of fonts that have been carefully and respectfully re-drawn by the Monotype Studio for the modern era.
Oppenheim Architecture Completes Muttenz Water Purification Plant
Oppenheim Architecture recently completed the City of Muttenz's new municipal water purification plant. The plant is a model of sustainability and extremely sensitive to its contrasting setting near the Rhine riverfront.
World Industrial Design Day 2019
World Industrial Design Day (WIDD) is an international day of observance celebrated annually on 29 June to highlight the impact of industrial design on the betterment of life.
Robot Food Gives Fuego Spice Co. a Suitably Sizzling Rebrand
Robot Food recently rebranded Fuego Spice Co.'s Zana and Riza sauces and Hot Hive Honey.
Offecct Launches Grandfield Sofa System by Christophe Pillet
Offecct has launched the Grandfield Sofa System by designer Christophe Pillet. Equally accomplished in expression and functionality, the sofa system offers a natural place for meetings, rest and socializing no matter the environment or context it's placed in.
RAU Completes Sustainable Wooden Bird Observatory
RAU Architects, in collaboration with Ro&Ad Architects, has completed a fully sustainable, egg-shaped bird observatory at the Haringvliet for Droomfonds.
Fritz Hansen Lounge Chair JH97
Fritz Hansen recently collaborated with Jaime Hayon for the Lounge Chair JH97, a chair that is in itself a contradiction: classic yet modern, bold yet simple, light yet solid.
Park Avenue Prewar Apartment by Michael K. Chen Architecture
Michael K. Chen Architecture (MKCA) has completed both the gut renovation and interior design of a 2,800-square-foot prewar apartment on Park Avenue for a young New York family.
Wilson Associates Debuts High-End Cocktail Lounge in Singapore's Marina Bay
Wilson Associates recently completed MO Bar, a luxurious, yet multi-functional, bar and lounge located within the five-star Mandarin Oriental in the heart of Singapore's Marina Bay.
Good Design Award 2019
Entries are now open for the 2019 Good Design Award. The Award, founded in 1957, is Japan's leading commendation system with entries from around the world. Its purpose is to discover and promote good designs which drive industrial growth and enrich lives.
Worlds of Wonder: Experience Design for Curious People
Erik Bär and Stan Boshouwers, founding partners of Tinker Imagineers, are publishing the first handbook on Experience Design.
& SMITH Re-defines Tea Category with New Brand Creation, OFFBLAK
& SMITH has designed the branding for new direct-to-consumer lifestyle tea brand 'OFFBLAK.' Looking to redefine the tea category, OFFBLAK targets Gen Z and Millennials that are driven by beauty, status, and experience with an identity that encourages the consumer to 'Drink tea like everybody's watching.'
Green Room Designs Innovative Digital Retail Experience for PUMA
Green Room recently partnered with PUMA to create an innovative digital in-store experience and social 'hangout' space primarily focused around football obsessed teens (FOTs), their product impulses, and purchase decision-making process.
Google + AIGA + Eye on Design Announce 2019 Design Census
The annual Design Census, a free and open-source platform for understanding the complex economic, social, and cultural factors shaping today's design practice, is back. For the month of April, all U.S. designers are invited to take the survey, which will gather data with the aim of creating deeper and more informed conversations about where the design industry is now and where it's headed.
Adobe's New 'Brand Stand' Visual Trend Report Unpacks Brand Purpose from Nike to Gillette
Adobe Stock recently unveiled its latest 2019 Visual Trend Report, 'Brand Stand,' exploring the explosive consumer demand for companies that align with their own values and how brands can seize the moment with high-impact creative that resonates.
UNION Debuts at Fuorisalone with One Design - One Handle Installation
UNION made its debut at Milan Design Week with the evocative installation 'One Design - One Handle.' Designed by architect Tsuyoshi Tane, the exhibition offered an impressive journey over more than 60 years of the company's history, combining the most ancient Japanese techniques for the production of artisanal handles with cutting-edge design projects.
Brooklyn Designs 2019
Brooklyn Designs is the borough's premier design event showcasing the highest quality furnishings, lighting and home accessories from Brooklyn-based designers, artisans, manufacturers and design service providers.
Offecct Launches Waka by David Trubridge
Offecct, together with the New Zealand designer David Trubridge, has created Waka, an inviting, open piece of seating furniture.
Sunreef Yachts Completes First Sunreef 50
Sunreef Yachts has recently completed the first hull of the all-new Sunreef 50. A fully-customizable catamaran, the Sunreef 50 boasts generous living spaces, easy handling and great sailing capability.
Women Talk: Conferences
Women Talk: Conferences will feature a panel of brilliant women sharing their experiences and advice for speaking at tech and design conferences. Attendees will learn how they got their first speaking engagement, what conferences they attend, how they prepare for giving a talk, and what advice they have for those getting started.
Adobe Launches First Creative Cloud Accelerator to Inspire UX Innovation
Adobe has announced its first incubator for Creative Cloud, a new Plugin Accelerator within the Adobe Fund for Design. The accelerator will feature an intensive, ninety-day program that provides funding and resources to individuals and teams with unique visions for the future of creativity to build plugins for Adobe XD.
nendo Designs Katachi Collection for Longchamp
nendo has designed a new collection of handbags for Longchamp. The design of the new Katachi Collection is originated from the same basic concept of Longchamp's iconic 'Le Pliage' bag collection and introduces three new shapes of a cube, a cone, and a flat circle.
Pioneering Hospice by Ryder Architecture Brings Glasgow to Forefront of Modern Care
Designed by Ryder Architecture, The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice is the first palliative care facility in the UK to follow the Sengetun model of healthcare design.
Dedalo Minosse International Prize for Commissioning a Building 2018/2019
Ala Assoarchitetti has announced the eleventh edition of the Dedalo Minosse International Prize for Commissioning a Building 2018/2019. The Prize is unique among international awards programs for honoring the client's role in the design process along with the architects.
A Life Extraordinary by Moooi
Moooi presented 'A Life Extraordinary' at Salone del Mobile 2019. Hosted at a new location in Brera: Mediateca Santa Teresa, Moooi showcased novelties, such as The Party, the world's first singing chandelier, by Kranen/Gille, The BFF Sofa by Marcel Wanders and the Meshmatics Chandelier Small by Rick Tegelaar.
IIDA NY Agents of Change: Deepti Sharma
The IIDA NY will host Deepti Sharma on April 30 as part of the organization's 'Agents of Change: Pioneering Design 2019' series. A lifelong entrepreneur, Sharma is the CEO and Founder of FoodtoEat, a community-minded catering concierge service.
Tom Dixon Opens The Manzoni
Tom Dixon's Design Research Studio has created a new 100-cover restaurant, opened this week to coincide with Milan Design Week.
Bang & Olufsen Debuts Beovision Harmony at Salone del Mobile Milan
Bang & Olufsen has unveiled Beovision Harmony, a discreet piece of furniture that transforms into an impressive entertainment center, at the 2019 Salone del Mobile Milan.
Lexus Announces Lisa Marks as Grand Prix Winner of 2019 Design Award
Lexus has announced Lisa Marks as the Grand Prix winner of this year's Lexus Design Award at Salone del Mobile.Milano 2019.
Hida Furniture Award 2019
Submissions are now open for the 2019 Hida Furniture Award. Entrants are asked to design wooden products that utilize Japanese domestic lumber and Hida's wood techniques, with the aim of commercialization.
Studio Rodrigo Creates New Branding for Context Travel
Studio Rodrigo has revealed a rebrand for Context Travel with an evolved brand strategy, positioning and identity to help the travel company share its walking tours with travelers who love to learn.
German Design Awards 2020
The 2020 German Design Awards is now open for submissions. Organized by the German Design Council - the German center of competence for design, the Awards honors the best design achievements at an international level, drawing unique public attention to design and brand expertise.
INPHANTRY Creates Immersive AR App for PUMA's LQDCELL Technology
INPHANTRY recently developed an AR app for PUMA's new LQDCELL Origin shoes. The app brings LQDCELL Origins to life by recognizing the shoe to unlock filters and add special effects to photos and videos.
Blattner Hall at 75 Arkansas by LMSA
In response to the critical unmet need for affordable student housing near the San Francisco campus of the California College of the Arts (CCA), a board trustee has developed a new mixed-use student apartment building that integrates affordability, community, and sustainability with great design.
Sandvik Creates Smash-proof, 3D Printed Guitar
Sandvik has created a smash-proof, 3D printed guitar, then challenged rock legend Yngwie Malmsteen to smash it.
RIBA Names Designers of 2019 Summer Installation
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has selected You+Pea to create an installation at the RIBA's landmark HQ building in central London. The studio's proposal was selected from 75 submissions to an open call on the theme of 'Boundaries.'
Bentley Celebrates Centenary with Limited Edition Chair, Foot-stool and Desk
Bentley Design has created a limited run of 100 special edition pieces of chair, foot-stool and desk to celebrate its centenary.