Driven by Design Episode 2: James Ludwig
The Driven by Design video series continues as host John Hamilton, Coalesse Global Design Director, drives around Munich with this week's guest: James Ludwig, Global Vice President of Design for Steelcase Product and Engineering.
Umeå Institute of Design Digital Graduate Exhibition 2021
On June 1st, Umeå Institute of Design's graduating students will present their degree projects - ranging from autonomous taxi boats in the year 2086, to a crisis device for producing your own electricity, to a culinary tasting box with edible insects. The grad projects can be explored in the virtual 'UID21 | Project Gallery,' presenting a 360-degree view of all works, including; concept videos, images, interactive 3D models and prototypes.
3form Debuts Horizon Collection
3form has debuted Horizon collection, featuring expertly engineered gradient textiles embedded in the company's translucent resin, Varia, and colored glass panels designed with an etched pattern inspired by the textiles' gradient motif.
Anthem Awards 2021
The Webby Awards and IADAS have announced the inaugural Anthem Awards. Opening June 2021, the awards will celebrate the purpose- and mission-driven work of people, companies, and organisations worldwide.
Winners of 42nd Annual Telly Awards Announced
The Telly Awards has announced this year's winners, including Jennifer Garner's 'Pretend Cooking Show' series, RadicalMedia's 'Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel' documentary series, and Partizan's 'Fantastic Voyage' campaign.
Sleek New Francis Easy Chair by Liqui Group
Liqui Group has launched a new hospitality seating as part of it's Liqui Contracts furniture range.
Mucca Elevates the Future of Storytelling with Identity for Chora
As a former editor-in-chief of Italian newspapers la Repubblica and La Stampa, author and award-winning journalist, Mario Calabresi has spent his accomplished career unearthing and uplifting the stories that matter. But with the success of his newsletter, Altre/Storie, came an opportunity to reach new audiences.
Sustainable Furnishings Council Releases 2021 Consumer Research Report
The Sustainable Furnishings Council has released its 2021 Green Home Furnishings Consumer Study and the results show that virtually everyone is concerned about environmental issues, including global warming, indoor air quality, and deforestation.
Plot by Poltrona Frau x GamFratesi
Designed by GamFratesi for Poltrona Frau, Plot is a decidedly cool series of room dividers made of plaited leather with playful geometric motifs.
Roche Bobois Debuts 3D Printed CORAIL Table
The CORAIL, designed by Antoine Fritsch and Vivien Durisotti, is a dining table featuring a 3D printed concrete and steel base - a world first in the furniture and home market.
Eddie Opara & Pentagram Rebrand Calendly
Calendly, the leading cloud-based scheduling platform, has unveiled a new brand vision and visual identity in collaboration with Pentagram.
RGD's In-House Design Conference Returns Virtually This June
The Association of Registered Graphic Designers' (RGD) In-House Design Conference, taking place from June 7 to 11, has much to offer to creatives acting as in-house design department of one or are part of a design team that spans multiple offices around the world.
Pensole Launches 'Designing with Sole' Global Intensive Design Program
Pensole, in partnership with Foot Locker & New Balance, has launched a hands-on, global intensive design program that creates opportunities for aspiring footwear and apparel designers and marketers who have been traditionally underrepresented in the industry. 'Designing with Sole' aims to create a path for the underrepresented voices in the industry, including outreach and support of the Black community and its supporters. This is an educational opportunity provided at no cost to selected participants.
Teknion Launches Carrier Desk: A Modern Twist on Classic Writer's Desk
Teknion has launched Carrier Desk, a classic writer's desk with new relevance and purpose suited for a modern workstyle.
Gensler Portland Partners with Rose Haven to Design its New Community Day Shelter
Gensler Portland has partnered with Rose Haven, Portland's only day shelter for women and children, to design its new 10,000 sq. ft. space - a facility three times the size of their existing footprint to help them better serve the homeless and make a positive impact on the Portland community.
Navy Officer by Jasper Morrison Breathes New Life into a Classic Emeco Design
Emeco recently collaborated with Jasper Morrison to give its classic upholstered Navy Officer Collection a fresh, light and modern update.
The One Club Launches 'WE ARE ONE' to Rally Creatives Against Hate
The One Club for Creativity has announced 'WE ARE ONE,' a new initiative to rally creatives around the world to take a collective stand against racism and intolerance, and use their unique talents to spread that message globally.
PB Creative Designs Branding for Kraft Heinz's New Vegan Mayo Range
PB Creative recently partnered with Kraft Heinz for a new Vegan Mayo range. With greater awareness of the environmental impact of our food choices and a growing number of consumers turning to plant-based diets either permanently or regularly, the food landscape is changing.
Clariant Releases Automotive Styling Shades 2025 Trendbook
Clariant has released its latest color trend forecast for the automotive industry. The new Automotive Styling Shades 2025 Trendbook also includes an interactive digital version for the first time.
Delve and Bresslergroup Announce Merger
Delve and Bresslergroup have announced plans to merge their highly complementary innovation consulting firms to form a new partner company within the Trinity Hunt Partners portfolio. The move expands the firms' collective capabilities to deliver increasingly innovative solutions for clients and to create a world-class place for staff to explore and grow as professionals.
Sustainability Takes Center Stage with SMAKK's Identity for Biodegradable Wipes Innovator Busy Co.
Since its launch, Busy Co. has found enormous success with their single-use wipes - perfect for women on the go, medical professionals, teachers, and athletes; as well as people with limited mobility or who can't easily shower.
Hoffman & Associates Unveils Designs for Amaris
Hoffman & Associates has unveiled the designs for its new luxury condo Amaris. The property was designed by architect Rafael Viñoly with interiors by Thomas Juul-Hansen and features incredible amenities including a car elevator - the first of its kind in DC.
PepsiCo Launches Soulboost
PepsiCo has launched Soulboost, a sparkling water beverage with a splash of real juice and functional ingredients.
JDO's Redesign Revives Love for Radox
JDO has given Radox a complete brand redesign for its biggest relaunch in a decade. Reigniting love for the brand, the new identity reflects Radox's experience and expertise in providing self-care rituals that revive.
PAVE Launches 2021 VMSD Scholarship
The PAVE Scholarship Program, now in its eleventh year, provides financial assistance to students in educational programs preparing them for careers in the retail environments industry, including but not limited to careers in retail design, visual merchandising, interior design, architecture, and industrial design.
Deuce Studio Refreshes Packaging for US Superfood Granola Brand
Deuce Studio have been working with Gr8nola for over 4 years, when they first rebranded the US-based superfood granola brand, building upon that rebrand the agency has added some extra taste appeal and approachability with a set of fun flavor illustrations and an extra helping of color in the form of a semi-circle device.
iF DESIGN AWARD 2021 Winners Unveiled
iF has unveiled the winners of its 67th iF DESIGN AWARD. This year, the competition received close to 10,000 products and projects, which were evaluated by 98 international design experts on the iF Jury. The 75 most outstanding works have been honored with the highest award, the iF gold award 2021.
The One Club Calls on Industry to Sign Paid Internship Pledge
The One Club has announced its new DEI workplace equity initiative: the Paid Internship Pledge. Internships are an important first step in a career, but too often are unpaid and not a realistic option for diverse students and other young creatives from disadvantaged backgrounds who need an income to help pay for college or living expenses. The resulting experience gap is often impossible for them to overcome.
Salone del Mobile Confirmed for This September in Milan
The fifty-ninth edition of the Salone del Mobile.Milano has been confirmed to be held from September 5-10, 2021.
JPD Launches GOOD DESIGN AWARD 2021
The Japan Institute of Design Promotion is calling for entries for the 2021 GOOD DESIGN AWARD, an international design award gathering entries from 45 countries and regions.
BAGUETTE Table by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec
The Baguette table, designed by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec for Magis, balances visual simplicity with durable strength and creates an understated elegance in any dining area, both indoors and outdoors.
The One Club Announces Creative Week 2021
The One Club for Creativity has announced the 2021 Creative Week, set to unfold from June 7-11. Under the banner 'Connect. Provoke. Inspire.,' this year's virtual event will include awards shows and dozens of general programming panels and workshops across four virtual stages, as well as premium events on the fifth stage including the Executive Creative Summit for agency principals and a day-long unConference.
SOUR and Wunderman Thompson Design Inclusive Deodorant Concept for Unilever
Unilever's Degree Deodorant has introduced the world's first inclusive deodorant for people with visual and upper extremity impairments, 'Degree Inclusive'.
Manerba Debuts Easy Chair by Federica Biasi
Manerba has debuted Easy Chair - a light, 'simple' and flexible chair, conceived to be adaptable to the needs of everchanging spaces, such as dining rooms, home office, canteens, restaurants, meeting rooms & auditoriums.
Dyer Brown Designs New Headquarters for International Data Group
Dyer Brown recently designed a new headquarters for global market intelligence and data analytics provider International Data Group, Inc. (IDG).
TPG Completes Bang & Olufsen Flagship in New York
TPG Architecture recently completed Bang & Olufsen's latest flagship, located in the heart of New York City's SoHo neighborhood.
jumpthegap 2021 International Design Contest
The 10th edition of the jumpthegap International Design Contest is now open for submissions. This year's jumpthegap challenges entrants to create solutions for the bathroom space that address and advance the goals set out by the United Nations' 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
SpaceInvader reinvigorates Central House, Harrogate
SpaceInvader's Leeds studio has completed a major, three-year project to refurbish CEG's Central House offices property in Harrogate.
Design Museum Magazine's Policing Issue Explores How the Most Powerful Institution Functions by Design
Design Museum Everywhere has released a special edition of Design Museum Magazine. Guest Edited by Jennifer Rittner, 'The Policing Issue: How one of the most powerful institutions functions by design,' tackles the unspoken truths and history of policing, and explores how design can be used to deeply oppress people of color.
Future Archaeology of Global Lockdown: Documenting Life During Lockdown Through Everyday Objects
Paula Zuccotti has launched her latest project, 'Future Archaeology of a Global Lockdown,' a photographic time capsule that invited people from across the world to document the items essential to them during the Coronavirus lockdown.
Alphabet Launches New Spring Collection
Alphabet has launched its new Spring collection featuring ten new pieces for the home. These essential items share a focus on beauty and material integrity - notably the solid oak and textiles that harmoniously tie these pieces together.
The Business of Being Freelance: A Three-Day Workshop with Carolyn Bothwell
The Business of Being Freelance is an engaging and interactive three-part workshop designed to help creatives navigate the non-creative side of being self-employed in our evolving industry.
Woods Bagot Unveils 510 Driggs Avenue
Woods Bagot has unveiled its designs for 510 Driggs Avenue, an amenity-rich, lushly-planted development with generous outdoor spaces, located in Brooklyn's bustling Williamsburg neighborhood.
The Business of Design: Revised and Updated
In June, Princeton Architectural Press will publish a revised and updated 10th-anniversary edition of Keith Granet's indispensable resource for interior designers, The Business of Design.
French Design Days 2021
The second edition of French Design Days, a virtual event aimed to connect French designers and manufacturers to North America-based interior design professionals, will take place May 4 - June 4.
Sunhouse Unveils Magnum Rebrand
Magnum recently updated its brand expression, reinforcing its status as the world's most iconic ice cream.
Driven by Design Episode 1: Cory Grosser
Driven by Design is a new video series, hosted by Coalesse Global Design Director John Hamilton, that explores what drives the international design community. Each episode follows Hamilton as he talks with innovators from around the world about creativity, inspiration and their work, all while driving around town.
Mason Studio Brings Boutique Hotel Design into Residential Rental Market with DC Project
Mason Studio is transforming the rental marketplace, bringing the aspirational style of a luxury hotel directly to residents in its latest project, Ledger Union Market, located in the heart of Washington, DC.
Marin Architects Completes The Huntington in Historic Red Hook
Marin Architects recently completed The Huntington in Brooklyn's vibrant Red Hook neighborhood.
Deuce Studio Creates New Packaging for The Urban Spice Shop
The Urban Spice Shop and Deuce Studio first started working together to create the branding and packaging for a wholesale range of organic herbs and spices, delivered in large pouches and supplied to premium restaurants and boutique hotels across Asia.
Tom Dixon Unveils BURST Chandelier
Tom Dixon has unveiled BURST, an extraordinary chandelier intended for filling larger spaces and ceiling voids.
James De Wulf Debuts EXO Series
Created by James De Wulf, the EXO collection features concrete tables bolstered externally with non-corrosive metals.
SHH Unveils Interior Design Concepts for Upper River Bank
SHH recently created innovative interior design concepts for 'Upper River Bank' - a new multi-residential development in Kai Tak, Kowloon.
ECO Solidarity Event at CLOSEUP 2021
The second edition of ECO Solidarity returns at CLOSEUP 2021 presented by ICFF + WantedDesign Manhattan.
Valerio Dewalt Train Completes Innovation One at University Research Park
Suburban research parks are challenged to compete with increasingly popular urban environments to attract and retain tenants.
Consumer Goods Digital Day
Messe Frankfurt's Consumer Goods Digital Day will take place on April 20, 2021. The digital event marks the virtual meeting point of the consumer goods industry and will cover Messe Frankfurt trade fairs - Ambiente, Christmasworld, Paperworld and Creativeworld
hcma Unveils Refreshed Identity
hcma has launched a new brand identity that moves away from the stark visual conventions of the firm's architecture roots in favour of a warmer, more approachable look and feel that's rooted in moments of connection.
NYCxDESIGN Launches Emerging Designer Residency
NYCxDESIGN has launched its first Emerging Designer Residency, offering four talented recent graduates from leading design schools the opportunity to create and showcase their work in a pop-up studio, in the heart of The Shops at Hudson Yards.
HUE+MAN Design Competition
Joba Studio and USM have announced the first annual global design competition for people of color.
hcreates Designs French Market Eatery for Luneurs in Shanghai
To design a new French market offering for Luneurs - Les Halles, hcreates developed an eclectic approach in materiality, by planning and styling with a distinct separation of bakery, coffee, ice cream, and delicatessen.
Adobe Launches Source Han Sans Variable Font
Adobe has today released Source Han Sans Variable, the latest iteration of the open-source Pan-CJK font family Source Han Sans built in collaboration with Google.
THDP Designs Interiors for DoubleTree by Hilton Rome Monti Hotel
THDP recently completed DoubleTree by Hilton Rome Monti Hotel. Located in one of the most iconic and ancient neighborhoods of the city, the hotel overlooks Piazza dell'Esquilino, five minutes walk from Termini station, from which you can walk to all the main points of interest of the city, such as Colosseum, Roman Forums or Spanish Steps.
JIA Illustration Award 2021: Call for Entries
Japan Illustrators' Association is calling for entries for its 2021 JIA Illustration Award.
International Design Competition Launched for Cold War Veterans Memorial In Somers, Wisconsin
Pritzker Military Museum & Library has launched an international design competition for the new Cold War Veterans Memorial in Somers, Wisconsin. This Memorial will be a critical piece of the Pritzker Archives and Memorial Park Center (PAMPC) currently under development.
New 'Build Smart' Podcast Helps Architects & Designers Survive Recessions
Build Smart is a narrative podcast that features Patrick MacLeamy, FAIA, architect, and former CEO of the global firm HOK. This 14-episode series is based on MacLeamy's Book, 'Designing a World-Class Architecture Firm.'
MIT Press Launches Open Access Collection of 34 Classic Architecture and Urban Studies Titles
The MIT Press has launched 'MIT Press Open Architecture and Urban Studies,' a robust digital collection of classic and previously out-of-print architecture and urban studies books, on their digital book platform.
Adobe Launches CoCreate: Small Business
Adobe has today launched CoCreate: Small Business, an initiative providing small businesses with creative services and digital tools while generating paid opportunities for the global creative community.
Ambientec Debuts TURN+ Lamp by Nao Tamura
Ambientec has unveiled TURN+, a contemporary portable lamp that blends a jeweler's craftsmanship with the rigor of optical science.
NY Luxury Design Fair: Call for Makers
The inaugural edition of the NY Luxury Design Fair has announced a call for all Makers - open to local and international designers, makers, and artisans - for the 2021 juried MADE section, one of the core feature areas of the show.
Bulletproof Rebrands Cadbury's Mini Eggs
Bulletproof recently rebranded Cadbury's Mini Eggs, positioning the popular chocolate as the undisputed Icon of Easter.
Prospect House by Swivel Interiors + Lane Williams
Prospect House, designed by Lane Williams Architects with interiors designed in collaboration with Swivel Interiors, is located in Seattle's Queen Anne neighborhood and frames dramatic views of the Seattle skyline and Space Needle.
New Garage Design Challenge Winner Announced
Volvo Cars Canada and the Interior Design Show Toronto have announced the winner of the New Garage Design Challenge.
Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship 2021: Call for Applications
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has opened applications for the 2021 Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship. The scholarship seeks to reward one architecture student and fund their travel to explore the sustainable survival of cities and towns.
TDC Type Drives Communities Conference
The Type Directors Club has announced 'Type Drives Communities,' a two-day conference that will explore the ways in which people use typography to form and transform creative communities around the world.
Temi Coker Reimagines the Oscar Statuette for the 2021 Academy Awards
Temi Coker - a 2018 Adobe Creative Resident and popular multidisciplinary artist - has been selected by the Academy Awards to reimagine this year's Oscar statuette into a stunning design that represents Black voices in film.
SRG Partnership Portland Studio
SRG Partnership recently completed its own office in Portland, Oregon. Designed to achieve LEED Platinum, the office effortlessly connects people to each other by encouraging spontaneous interactions and accessible views of each other's current, in-the-moment projects.
Parsons Healthy Materials Lab Launches 6th Annual Role Models Contest
Parsons Healthy Materials Lab has launched its 6th Annual Role Models Contest to award design innovations for material use that have no negative impact on the planet. This global contest, open to current students in all disciplines, is looking for the next healthy design role model.
Williams Murray Hamm Designs Brand Identity for Castrol ON
Williams Murray Hamm (WMH) recently created the name and identity for a new umbrella brand for Castrol that will cover its range of e-Fluids for the electric vehicle market.
15th Annual International Design Awards
The International Design Awards (IDA) has announced its call for submissions for 2021. The Awards program is aimed to recognize, celebrate and promote legendary design visionaries and uncover emerging talent.
Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design 2021
Submissions are now open for the 2021 Red Dot Brands & Communication Design Award. Designers, agencies and companies are invited to enter their communication design works and their integrated brand designs.
IDCS Design Excellence Awards 2021
The Interior Design Confederation Singapore (IDCS) is calling for entries for its 2021 Design Excellence Awards.
The Chromaphone by ESI Design
ESI Design has created a modern town square with an interactive musical clocktower, called the Chromaphone.
PepsiCo Launches Mtn Dew Rise Energy Drink
PepsiCo has launched Mtn Dew Rise Energy with a bold visual identity created by PepsiCo's in-house design team.
Woods Bagot Adds Futurist Francesca Birks to its Roster
In a move that further redefines the contemporary practice of architecture, Woods Bagot has created an insights role as part of its investment to position the firm with a competitive edge. Announcing the appointment of Francesca Birks to lead a new insights team, CEO Nik Karalis said the intent is to "help our clients understand the greater forces at play."
JDO RAW 2021
JDO RAW 2021 is now open for submissions. Entrants are asked to take the supermarket's most shocking packaging designs and turn them into something they would be proud to put in their trolley.
NYC Mayor's Office Taps Agency SMAKK To Relaunch Sustainability Program, 'NYC Accelerator'
The damaging effects of the climate crisis are far-reaching, requiring everyone to do their part to help build a better future.
Liqui Group Completes Hospitality Design and Branding for New Coffee and Cocktail Bar
The Wellhead Bristol is an exciting new coffee and cocktail bar concept designed by Liqui Group.
Sunhouse Designs New Identity for Qnola
Sunhouse has crafted a radiant new identity for Qnola, elevating the brand's premium offering as it expands its range and reaches into the mainstream.
Return on Experience: A Conversation with the Authors
Eight Inc. will host an hour-long online conversation with co-authors Tim Kobe and Roger Lehman, as they discuss their new book, Return on Experience.
SBID International Design Awards 2021
The Society of British and International Interior Design has announced that the 12th edition of the SBID International Design Awards is now open for entries.
Sunday Afternoon Brings Early Video Gaming Vibe to Rebrand for Liquid+Arcade
Sunday Afternoon has rebranded the former Liquid Advertising, one of the leading ad agencies for the gaming and entertainment industries, now known as Liquid+Arcade.
Original BTC Releases Drop Three Pendant
Original BTC has released 'Drop Three Pendant,' the final installment in its Drop collection. Following the journey of a droplet of water as it falls through the air, the new bone china pendant reflects the final stage as the droplet flattens, then splashes up as it hits the ground.
Fogia Unveils Fragment by Todd Bracher
Fogia has unveiled Fragment, a brand new furniture concept developed in collaboration with Todd Bracher Studio. It is a vast modular seating system defined by details that emphasize its versatile functionality.
Shutterstock Launches Global Grant to Empower Female and Non-binary Creators
Shutterstock has launched 'Through Their Eyes,' a $10,000 grant to champion underrepresented female and non-binary creators, and their creative projects across photography, visual journalism, videography, illustration, 3D modeling, and writing.
Wewood Unveils Loop Lounge Chair
Wewood has unveiled Loop, a lounge chair designed by David Girelli. Loop is influenced by mid-century oversized furniture coupled with a Nordic-inspired frame and solid wood legs relying upon traditional joinery techniques.
Magis Debuts 360° Container by Konstantin Grcic
Konstantin Grcic has designed a dynamic and clever storage solution for Magis. It comes in two heights, either with 5 or 10 single drawers made of glossy ABS.
FCA Designs EisnerAmper's New York Headquarters
EisnerAmper recently tapped Francis Cauffman Architects to develop its new headquarters, which spans five floors at 733 Third Avenue in New York City.
Workspace Show at London's Business Design Centre
Workspace Show is a brand new design event in London with a mission to bring together the commercial interiors community. The inaugural edition will take place from 4-5 November 2021 at London's Business Design Centre, at the heart of the UK's commercial interiors community, capturing the zeitgeist of the market when 'work' has never been higher on the agenda.
SpaceInvader Completes Manchester HQ for Tosca Debt Capital
SpaceInvader has completed a boutique, 2,000 sq ft workspace for Manchester-based Tosca Debt Capital on the 5th floor of the Helical-owned Trinity Building on the city's John Dalton Street.
Artefact Contemporary Craft Fair at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour
The inaugural Artefact contemporary craft fair will make its debut this summer at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, from June 22-29, 2021.