CAKE Electric Motorcycles Launches Street-Legal Kalk INK SL
CAKE has launched the Kalk INK SL, a street-legal edition of the Kalk INK. Kalk INK SL is built to be a fast, hassle-free electric motorcycle that is as capable of backcountry free-riding as it is zipping around paved roads in an urban setting.
Studio O+A Designs Office Expansion for LiveRamp
After designing two floors for identity resolution provider LiveRamp in San Francisco's Standard Oil Building, O+A was invited to design a third.
Polestar Unveils Precept Concept
Polestar, Volvo's electric performance car brand, recently unveiled Precept, it's future design vision for an electric age. Precept is a proof point of how avant-garde design and perfect proportions can create a new aesthetic for the electric age.
Limited Edition Wishbone Chair from Carl Hansen & Son
Every year, Carl Hansen & Son celebrates Hans Wegner's birthday with a limited-edition version of the iconic Wishbone Chair. This year, in collaboration with London-based designer and creative director, Ilse Crawford, and her multidisciplinary practice, Studioilse, the CH24 will be available in an elegant glossy navy blue finish.
Kids Design Award 2020
Aspiring designers and young professionals are invited to submit their designs for the 2020 Kids Design Award. The young talent prize, awarded by the German trade fair company Koelnmesse, celebrates outstanding concepts and visionary designs for children's products and furniture.
Morrama Designs Fully Sustainable Refillable Deodorant 'Wild'
Morrama recently worked with Wild for the launch of a biodegradable refillable deodorant, with 100% recyclable refills made of bamboo pulp.
European Fashion Award: FASH 2020
The 2020 FASH Fashion Award is now open for submissions. The Europe-wide competition is aimed at particularly talented students from all design disciplines in the three categories of students, bachelor and master.
Barcode Architects Unveils New Project in Berlin: The Brew
Barcode Architects has unveiled its new project in Berlin: The Brew. The Brew is one of the first developments in the transformation of the former Bärenquell Brauerei in Berlin.
Architecture and Design Film Festival Launches Virtual Festival Experience
The Architecture & Design Film Festival (ADFF) has launched a virtual festival experience, ADFF:ONLINE, as a way for the architecture and design community to remain engaged and experience several specially-curated films.
ARRCC Completes Lake House on the Banks of Lake Geneva, Switzerland
ARRCC recently completed 'Lake House,' a family home on the banks of Lake Geneva, Switzerland.
Letterform Archive Goes Online
Letterform Archive has launched its online archive, featuring nearly 1,500 items and 9,000 images integral to the history of typography, graphic design, and written communication. This unparalleled collection of typographical artifacts, the digitization of which has been a four-year labor of love, is debuting online in a moment when the world needs it the most.
Dezeen x Samsung Out of the Box Competition
Dezeen and Samsung have launched an international design competition that challenges entrants to create innovative new objects for the home that can be made by repurposing cardboard packaging.
Sandler Seating Debuts Flower
Sandler Seating has debuted Flower - a fresh, innovative design by Martin Ballendat, inspired by the petals of a flower.
Skylab Unveils Designs for Snow Peak HQ in Portland, Oregon
Skylab has designed the new flagship store and headquarters for noted Japanese brand Snow Peak in Portland, Oregon, set to open later this year.
Echo Collaborates with English Tea Shop to Create 100% Compostable Packaging
Echo recently created a premium packaging and structural design for English Tea Shop's new organic Whole Leaf Tea range.
Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios Completes 'The Beam'
Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios has completed a new speculative workspace named 'The Beam,' the first-phase centerpiece of the ambitious regeneration of the former Vaux Brewery site in Sunderland City Centre.
BMW Motorrad Unveils R 18
BMW Motorrad has unveiled R 18, a supreme cruiser with historical roots. The new cruiser borrows from famous models such as the BMW R 5, shifting the focus back onto the motorcycle essentials: purist, no-frills technology and the boxer engine as the epicentre of riding pleasure, combined with 'good vibrations.'
Karim Rashid Designs Carri Tote for Hip
Karim Rashid has designed a reusable bag for Hip that tucks into the handle for easy-breezy storage. As a bonus, the bag fabric is made with 100% recycled material from single-use plastic water bottles!
LittleSolves Launches its First Product 'SleepWell'
Anthony Dickens, the founder of LittleSolves, has launched SleepWell - a bedside drinking glass successfully funded through a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign in just 30 hours.
Golden Bee Global Biennale of Graphic Design 2020: Call for Entries
The 2020 Golden Bee Global Biennale of Graphic Design: (Un)real - is now open for entries. Both individual or collective poster works - created between 2018 and 2020 - can be nominated in 14 distinctive categories.
R+D Awards 2020: Call for Entries
ARCHITECT magazine is now accepting entries for its 14th annual R+D Awards. This distinct program honors advances in architecture at every scale, from novel design and construction solutions to high-performance building systems and details, newfound building typologies, and go-to products and digital tools.
The One Club Lanches Free Jobs Board to Help Global Industry During Pandemic
The One Club for Creativity has launched 'The One Club COVID-19 Jobs Board,' a free resource for connecting people seeking work globally with agencies, design studios, production companies and brands looking to fill open positions.
Rare Volume Creates Interactive Souvenir Experience for Samsung KX
Samsung KX is a 20,000-square-foot showcase located in London's Coal Drops Yard. The unique destination brings together local culture, brand innovation, and cutting-edge tech and art experiences.
Andreu World International Design Contest 2020
The 2020 edition of the Andreu World International Design Competition is now open for submissions. Entrants are asked to design a chair and/or table under a single premise: sustainable design.
Dyer Brown Designs High-performance HQ for University Credit Union
Dyer Brown recently completed the new headquarters for MIT Federal Credit Union, a banking institution serving students and employees of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Openbook Architecture Designs New KPMG Headquarters in Lisbon
Openbook Architecture recently completed the new KPMG's offices headquarters in Lisbon, Portugal.
Vancouver Art Gallery Launches Art Connects Series
In response to temporary closure of the exhibition spaces, the Vancouver Art Gallery has announced 'Art Connects,' a new series of online gatherings that encourage dialogue and connection during this new age of physical distancing.
United Nations Issues Global Call to Creatives
The United Nations has issued an open brief to creatives everywhere to help spread public health messages in ways which will be effective, accessible and shareable. The organization is looking for a multitude of creative solutions to reach audiences across different cultures, age groups, affiliations, geographies and languages.
Salone del Mobile.Milano Postponed to 2021
The 2020 edition of the Salone del Mobile.Milano has been canceled. The event will now take place next year, April 13-18. The decision to postpone was made by the Board of the Salone del Mobile.Milano in light of the ongoing pandemic.
Fabrica Launches 'Watch&Listen' Video Channel
Fabrica has launched a free video channel that features a selection of its creative content - including videos, short-films, music, lectures - to enjoy these long days at home.
DLR Group Completes Conga Headquarters
DLR Group recently completed the new headquarters for Conga - a document, contract and process automation technology company.
PBDW Architects Completes The New 'Egg' in Riverdale Country School's Basket
PBDW Architects recently completed 'The Egg,' as it is affectionately known to students, faculty, and families - the new community room at the Riverdale Country School in New York City that juxtaposes art and technology.
Autodesk Launches 3ds Max 2021
Autodesk has launched 3ds Max 2021, featuring fully scriptable baking experience, simpler install process, viewport and rendering improvements, and integrated Python 3 support, among other enhancements.
ODESD2 Unveils Buckyball by Svyatoslav Zbroy
ODESD2 has unveiled Buckyball, designed by Svyatoslav Zbroy. Like a stable and multifunctional carbon molecule, Buckyball can withstand heavy loads without losing its shape.
Brown Jordan's Oscar Collection, Designed by Ann Marie Vering
Brown Jordan's Oscar Collection, which offers a sophisticated indoor-outdoor aesthetic, pays homage to the brand's beginnings in 1945, through its materiality, innovation and craftsmanship.
Grössling City Bath Renovation Competition
Metropolitan Institute of Bratislava, Slovakia and Bratislava, the Capital City of the Slovak Republic have announced an international architectural competition to renew the historical city bath Grössling.
Dezeen Launches 'Face to Face' Podcast Series
Dezeen has launched a new podcast series, called Face to Face. For the first episode, Dezeen's editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs sat down with artist, designer and director Es Devlin at her home and studio in London to discuss her seaside upbringing, her maverick student years and her meteoric career.
Hem Opens First Permanent New York Studio
Hem has opened its first permanent location on the East Coast in the heart of New York City's Soho neighborhood.
Bernhardt Design Launches Bombom Collection by Francesco Favaretto
Bernhardt Design recently launched the Bombom collection by Francesco Favaretto - marking the Italian designer's American debut.
Artek Rope Chair by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec
Artek has introduced the new Rope Chair by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec - a simplistic yet sophisticated design that fuses engineering and creative expression.
Kjellander Sjöberg Wins Competition to Design New Bridge in Malmö
Kjellander Sjöberg, in collaboration with the London-based bridge engineer Ian Firth and Sweco Civil, won the competition for a new bridge in Malmö.
//3877 Completes Interior Design for The Grill in D.C.'s District Wharf
//3877, in collaboration with KNEAD Hospitality + Design and Chef Roberto Santibañez, has completed a new contemporary, upscale American eatery, The Grill, located in the District Wharf area of Washington D.C.
Firm Architects Completes Transformation of Warehouse ZZ21
Firm Architects recently transformed a 215 square meter part of a 120-year-old Warehouse on one of the busiest harbors in the Port of Rotterdam.
3T for BMW Trendy Urban Gravel Bike
BMW recently partnered with 3T to create a special edition '3T for BMW,' available in two color variations for the adventure-seeking BMW clientele.
Design Trust Calls for Equitable Public Space Fellows
Design Trust for Public Space is now accepting submissions for the 2020-2021 Design Trust Equitable Public Space Fellowship Program. The organization will select two Fellows to join the Design Trust team as full-time, paid staff members for an intensive one-year fellowship from June 2020-July 2021.
Dynamiq Unveils 50-meter GTT 160
Dynamiq has revealed the first details of its forthcoming GTT 160 project. The avant-garde, full-aluminum 49.5-meter vessel represents what Dynamiq thinks is essential for modern superyachts - cool looking, efficient and focused on sport and well-being.
Communication Arts 2020 Design and Advertising Competitions
Communication Arts is calling for entries for its 2020 Design and Advertising Competitions. With an acceptance rate of less than 5%, these competitions are among the most exclusive major creative competitions in the world and inclusion is one of the most-coveted awards in the industry.
MSI Creator Awards
MSI has launched a new competition to celebrate 2D graphic designers, 3D animators and video editors globally. The awards are free to enter, and each submission will be evaluated by a panel of acclaimed artists based on creativity and originality, relevance and skill.
TEF Design Completes Live Oak School
TEF Design recently completed a multi-year expansion of Live Oak School, an independent K-8 school occupying a former Hills Bros Coffee plant in San Francisco.
Richard Frinier Designs 20TWENTY Collection for Brown Jordan
Richard Frinier has designed a new collection for Brown Jordan. The 20TWENTY collection conveys a unique view of creativity, relaxation and balance for a new decade with 20/20 vision.
Sunreef Yachts Unveils 49M Sunreef Power Superyacht
Sunreef Yachts has unveiled the design of the 49M Sunreef Power Superyacht. The multihull will be entirely manufactured at the Sunreef Yachts' construction facilities in the city of Gdansk, Poland.
Opplyst by Nissen Richards Studio Opens at National Library of Norway
Nissen Richards Studio has designed 'Opplyst,' a major new permanent gallery, which has just opened at The National Library of Norway.
Seymourpowell Unveils Quarter Car Concept
Seymourpowell has unveiled Quarter Car, an autonomous concept car presenting how the future of ride-sharing will look in urban environments, reinventing the passenger experience through partitions which allow for communal and private journeys within one vehicle.
UCSB San Joaquin Student Housing by Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects
Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects recently completed the UCSB San Joaquin Student Housing project in Santa Barbara, California.
Selvedge World Fair 2020
The inaugual Selvedge World Fair, created by independent textile publication Selvedge magazine, will be held September 3-5 at Mary Ward House, in Bloomsbury, London.
Gallagher & Associates Reimagines Sazerac House
Gallagher & Associates recently partnered with the Sazerac Company to reimagine the Sazerac House in New Orleans.
Rare Volume Designs Interactive Exhibit for New Orleans Convention Center
Rare Volume, in partnership with Gallagher & Associates, has designed a permanent interactive entry exhibit for the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center that celebrates more than three centuries of New Orleans history.
Straight Forward Designs Launch Campaign for Skittles Giants
Straight Forward Design has created the launch campaign for Mars Wrigley's Skittles Giants, a larger-than-life, softer-centered version of its much-loved original fruit candies.
NÔL Kitchen Studio by CASE-REAL
CASE-REAL recently completed NÔL, a restaurant atelier with a distinct concept. Functioning as an experimental kitchen, nôl can also be considered as a flexible space freed from the physical restraints of a classical restaurant.
Rock-n-roll Moxy Meets Chilled-out Residence Inn in Munich
Following their successful cooperation on the dual-branded Moxy and Residence Inn property in Frankfurt, Swiss operator SV Group called on JOI-Design again to interpret this model for its Plaza development in Werksviertel, Munich's former factory district.
Vitra Debuts Vlinder Sofa by Hella Jongerius
Vitra has unveiled Vlinder Sofa, which combines the archetypal form of a comfortable sofa with a precisely tailored duvet-like cover.
Creative Communication Award 2020
The second annual Creative Communication Award (C2A) is now open for submissions. The C2A will once again celebrate and promote the very best campaigns, creative solutions and ideas from around the globe, across eighteen different categories in communication design.
M Moser Designs Finablr's New Workplace to Accelerate Fintech Innovation
M Moser Associates has designed a future-proofed space for FinTech payments platform, Finablr, where staff, customers and partners could collaborate to rapidly pioneer new technologies.
Type Directors Club Typography Conference 2020 (POSTPONED)
In the early fall of 2020 in New York City, Type Directors Club will host "Formation: The Changing Faces of Typography," its annual Type Drives Culture conference, to examine the role of design in our systems-based world. The event is being held at Parsons School of Design at The New School and will bring together leading designers, curators, writers, and thinkers to explore the present and possible futures of design.
Skrivo Designs Drape Collection for Bontempi Divani
Skrivo recently designed a new collection of sofas for Bontempi. The Drape collection is characterized by the way the underlying construction is exposed in order to create a visual contrast between the various materials.
The Future of Craft Returns to Bargehouse at Oxo Tower Wharf for London Craft Week 2020
The Future of Craft exhibition will return to Bargehouse at Oxo Tower Wharf from April 30 to May 3, as part of this year's London Craft Week. After enjoying a successful launch in 2019, this destination event will provide a vibrant and creative hub for visitors keen to experience and explore modern approaches to craft.
Lovie Awards 2020
The 10th Annual Lovie Awards is now open for submissions. The competition recognizes work across Websites, Video, Advertising, Apps, Mobile & Voice, Podcasts and Social.
MUJI Launches New Reusable Jute Tote Bag
Following New York City's plastic bag ban, MUJI is launching environmentally-friendly jute tote bags.
JHA Designs New Peter Millar Store in Chicago
Jeffrey Hutchison & Associates has created a fresh, modern vocabulary for Peter Millar's new Chicago Store, that would guide the brand through the next generation.
IDCS Design Excellence Awards 2020
The 7th edition of the Interior Designers Confederation Singapore's (IDCS) Design Excellence Awards (DEA), one of the region's most anticipated interior design competitions, is now open for entries.
World Industrial Design Day 2020
World Industrial Design Day (WIDD) is an international day of observance celebrated annually on June 29 to highlight the impact of industrial design on the betterment of life.
AIGA Design Conference 2020
The 2020 AIGA Design Conference will be held November 12-14 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The theme of the conference, 'Building Bridges,' will explore those in creative communities building new ways of thinking, living, and creating.
Pensole and Allbirds Launch Master Class Focused on Sustainable Design
Pensole has partnered with Allbirds to launch a new design master class on product creation informed by utilizing existing resources. This hands-on master class, which will take place from March 23 to April 10 in Portland, will comprise design programs in footwear, color and materials, and apparel and accessories.
KWG Shanghai Headquarters by SHH
SHH recently completed the new top floor headquarters for KWG Group holdings, in Shanghai, China.
Inclusive School in Tel Aviv by Sarit Shani Hay Studio
Sarit Shani Hay Studio has designed the interiors and the furniture for the first inclusive school in Tel Aviv.
Hoedemaker Pfeiffer Designs Surf and Turf Chic Restaurant 'Harry's Beach House' in West Seattle
Hoedemaker Pfeiffer designed the recently opened Harry's Beach House in West Seattle. Located along Alki Beach in West Seattle, Harry's Beach House is the cousin of Harry's Fine Foods located on Capitol Hill and reflects the same spirit of welcome and home.
SOTA Catalyst Award 2020: Call for Entries
The Society of Typographic Aficionados is calling for entries for its 11th annual SOTA Catalyst Award. Each year, SOTA recognizes an individual 25 years of age or younger who shows both achievement and future promise in the field of typography.
International Visual Identity Awards 2020
Submissions are now open for the seventh annual International Visual Identity Awards.
Service Design Days 2020
The 5th annual Service Design Days will be held April 2-5 in Barcelona. Under the theme of "A blended tomorrow - expanding design horizons with technology," the conference will offer a deeper look at how humans are going to interact with each other in new ways.
La Duette by Natalie Dionne Architecture
Natalie Dionne Architecture recently completed 'La Duette,' a new house for two families in a quiet Montréal neighborhood dating back to the '50s and '60s.
CuldeSac Designs New Shopping Experience for Consum
CuldeSac has created a new shopping experience for the Spanish supermarket chain Consum, placing the client at the center of the design.
RIBA Announces Call for Submissions for 2020 Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has opened applications for the 2020 Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship. Applications are welcomed from students around the world who are enrolled in, and have successfully completed, the first year of a professional qualification in architecture in one of the higher education institutions invited to participate.
Getty Images Launches Visual GPS
Getty Images has launched Visual GPS, a new research report identifying four key 'Forces' - sustainability, technology, wellness and realness - that drive consumer preferences around visual content and impact purchase decision making.
Built by Women: Los Angeles 2020
The Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation (BWAF) has announced a selection of 56 projects from women-led architecture, landscape, engineering and construction firms in the Los Angeles area to be showcased at the annual Built by Women exhibit, opening May 15 at the A+D Museum.
Atwater Designs Hoodoo Moab, Curio Collection by Hilton
Hilton has opened a new 117-room hotel in Moab, Utah, Hoodoo Moab Curio Collection by Hilton.
Hastings Architecture Redesigns Former Nashville Public Library to Serve as New Headquarters
Hastings Architecture recently redesigned a historic 1965 building in downtown Nashville to repurpose it as studio space for the firm, as well as office space for United Talent Agency.
Conrad Shenyang by Wilson Associates
Wilson Associates has designed 315 guest rooms, 37 suites, lobby, and public spaces for Conrad Shenyang, located in one of China's most historic cities and situated atop the tallest building in Liaoning Province's capital.
Milano Jewelry Week 2021
The second edition of Milano Jewelry Week, the Milanese week entirely dedicated to the jewelry world, will take place June 3-6, 2021.
HUSH Creates Augmented Reality Record 'HUSH/LISTEN'
HUSH recently unveiled HUSH/LISTEN, a 'record' that, through the use of a custom-made Instagram filter, plays an augmented reality musical composition based on the collective experiences and nostalgia of its employees.
2020 SEGD Branded Environments (POSTPONED)
The SEGD Branded Environments, the event for the design of brand-centric customer experiences, returns to the Digital Signage Expo in Las Vegas for the fourth year in a row. The event features a diverse lineup of speakers, tour offerings and opportunities to connect with fellow participants as well as the local design community.
Kossmanndejong Designs 'The Story of Gardening' Exhibition at the Newt in Somerset
Kossmanndejong has designed 'The Story of Gardening,' a brand-new museum about gardening at a large country estate in the English county of Somerset. The exhibition lets visitors discover legendary gardens and meet visionary garden designers.
SFERA 2020: Biourbanism
SFERA 2020: Biourbanism conference in Tel Aviv will bring together international innovators - urbanists, biologists, architects, programmers, and designers, - to discuss how we can build better cities using knowledge about the natural world around us.
Offecct Debuts Maki by Jin Kuramoto
Offecct has debuted Maki chair, featuring a strong and iconic shape that stands out in every room and at the same time a flexible and social team player designed to be combined in different formations.
Perkins and Will Revives CareerBuilder's Headquarters
Perkins and Will's Austin studio recently completed a full interior renovation of CareerBuilder's HQ in Chicago.
Mi Casita Preschool and Cultural Center by BAAO Architects and 4|Mativ Design Studio
Barker Associates Architecture Office and 4|Mativ Design Studio have recently completed Mi Casita Preschool and Cultural Center, located in a new mixed-use development in Brooklyn.
mode:lina Designs Flokk Warsaw Showroom
The Scandinavian Flokk group, in cooperation with the Polish manufacturer Profim, has just opened its first Polish showroom in Warsaw, designed by mode:lina studio.
Salone Del Mobile.Milano 2020 Postponed to June 16-21 (CANCELED)
The 59th edition of the Salone del Mobile.Milano, the world's preeminent design fair, has been postponed to June 16 - 21, 2020. The show will still be held at Rho Fiera Milano.
Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design 2020
Submissions are now open for the 2020 Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design. Designers, agencies and companies are invited to enter their brands and creative works to this international design competition.
Reimagining Brooklyn Bridge International Design Competition
Van Alen Institute, in collaboration with the New York City Council, has launched an international design competition to rethink the iconic Brooklyn Bridge walkway and spark a new public conversation about New York City's infrastructure.
NELSON Worldwide Designs New Headquarters for Georgia's Own Credit Union
NELSON Worldwide has designed the new headquarters for Georgia's Own Credit Union (GOCU). Located in downtown Atlanta, the five-floor workplace was designed with collaboration and wellbeing in mind, featuring openness and flexibility throughout.