Modular Lighting Instruments Launches New, Modern Spotlight
Modular Lighting Instruments has launched Semih, a highly flexible LED fixture that can be specified in a number of commercial, hospitality, and residential applications.
Bentwood and Beyond: Thonet and Modern Furniture Design
On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the world-famous company Thonet, the MAK has announced 'Bentwood and Beyond: Thonet and Modern Furniture Design.' The exhibition will feature the entire company history from the first half of the 19th century up to today.
Foster + Partners and Apple Complete Apple Aventura
Foster + Partners recently worked in close collaboration with the design team at Apple led by chief design officer, Sir Jonathan Ive to build Apple Aventura.
Riser Redesigns Maxine's Heavenly
Riser recently designed new branding and packaging for Maxine's Heavenly, a company making delicious cookies using only clean, quality ingredients.
Communication Arts 2020 Interactive Competition
Submissions are now open for Communication Arts' 26th annual Interactive Competition. The competition celebrates the best work being done for the Web, Desktop, interactive installation and handheld devices. Student work is also being accepted.
Teknion and Bene Launch Bene Box
Teknion recently partnered with Bene to launch a collection of deceptively simple building blocks that help support a flexible work environment. The new collection encourages a lively group dynamic and creative atmosphere.
The Communication Center's New Offices by BBGM
BBGM recently designed a flexible, educational environment for the Communication Center - a professional training and coaching facility.
IIDA Releases What Clients Want Vol. 4
IIDA has released its newest edition of What Clients Want, a series of books dedicated to essential conversations about the value of design and the relationships between designer and client. The fourth installment of the series, What Clients Want, Volume 4, examines shifting workstyle needs and how 20 current workplace projects, including top global brands like McDonald's, Vans, Uber, and WeWork, are successfully addressing these changing expectations through design.
Cottonwood Canyon Experience Center by Signal
Signal Architecture + Research recently completed the Cottonwood Canyon Experience Center - a multi-purpose education and recreation facility in Central Oregon's largest state park that provides unparalleled access to unexplored Oregon territory.
Cactus Spurs Fitness Motivation with Immersive Lighting Installation for Rise Nation
Cactus recently fused 'connected' architecture, brand, and fitness to create a revolutionary uplifting gym experience that inspires high-intensity workouts with a jaw-dropping, lighting experience.
Lolliland Launches New Fudge
Relax has created bold new designs for a suite of new fudge products for Lolliland Australia.
VMWare Promontory Headquarters by Valerio Dewalt Train
Valerio Dewalt Train recently renovated VMWare's Promontory headquarters campus in Palo Alto, consisting of five 80,000-square-foot two-story office buildings on a 29-acre site, to allow the company to increase headcount, facilitate collaboration, and transition to a mostly open office layout.
Lille Langebro by WilkinsonEyre
WilkinsonEyre recently completed 'Lille Langebro' cycle and pedestrian bridge across Copenhagen's Inner Harbour.
Erwan Boulloud First U.S. Solo Show at Twenty First Gallery
From September 20th through November 15th, Twenty First Gallery will present Evolution, the first U.S. solo exhibition of sculptor and furniture designer, Erwan Boulloud.
London Design Fair Presents 'Biomaterials' as 2019 Material of the Year
For the 2019 edition, the London Design Fair has selected biomaterials as 'Material of the Year.' Now in its third year, Material of the Year offers a fitting opportunity to highlight and scrutinize a key material, one whose properties are the subject of analysis and debate across the design world and beyond.
ESI Design Transforms Chicago Parking Garage into Urban Oasis
ESI Design recently created a massive light-art installation to transform an uninviting outdoor terrace, bordered by the imposing concrete wall of a parking garage, into an urban oasis in downtown Chicago.
B&B Studio Delivers New Brand Identity for Toast
B&B studio has created a new brand identity, visual world and packaging design for Toast. Toast is a planet-saving, certified B Corp brand that brews beer from surplus fresh bread and uses its profits to help fix the food system.
Robot Food Designs Branding for Dog Food Subscription Service
Robot Food has designed the branding for the new dog food subscription service itsdogfood.com.
Cape Town Luxury Seaside Apartment by OKHA
OKHA recently designed the interiors of Clifton 301, a seasonal two-bedroom apartment in a sophisticated contemporary complex, flanked on either side by Table Mountain's legendary Twelve Apostles.
The Design Museum Launches Bauhaus Road Crossing for London Design Festival
Pentagram partner Sascha Lobe has created a new London Design Festival installation, a Bauhaus road crossing titled 'Bauhaus Rewritten.' Commissioned by The Design Museum, the installation celebrates the women of Bauhaus.
Bulletproof Creates New Global Brand Identity for Football Association of Wales
Bulletproof has created a new global brand identity for the Football Association of Wales (FAW).
RIBA Future Trends Staffing Index Hits Lowest Level in Almost Two Years
The RIBA Future Trends Staffing Index fell five points in July, showing a significant decrease in the appetite of practices to recruit permanent architectural staff. This is the first time that the Staffing Index has fallen into negative territory for almost two years.
Altagamma NEXT Design Perspectives International Design Conference
The NEXT Design Perspectives conference will offer a day of insights and speculation on design, lifestyle and consumption trends, which will have a significant impact on the cultural and creative industries.
Capital One Releases Results of 2019 Workplace Design Survey
Capital One has released the results of its third Work Environment Survey. Capital One surveyed full-time office professionals for their thoughts and attitudes towards workplace design and experience, and how those elements impact their productivity, ability to collaborate, and overall well-being.
Design Week Lagos 2019
The inaugural Design Week Lagos (DWL) - a city-wide celebration seeking to reincarnate tradition, redefine narrative and catalyze new thinking for the future of design in Africa and beyond - will be held October 1-20 under the theme of 'Lagos 2099: Redefining the Narrative.'
Recycling Identification Device by Cohda
Cohda recently developed R.I.D (Recycling Identifying Device), a simple to use handheld device that uses NIR spectroscopy to identify appropriate recyclable and non-recyclable materials.
DesignLSM Designs Interiors and Brand Identity for New Turkish BBQ Concept Tahini
DesignLSM was commissioned by Tabure Restaurant group to create the design for a new 'laidback little sister' concept, following their well-established neighborhood eateries in St Albans and Berkhamsted.
Bentley EXP 100 GT
Bentley recently unveiled EXP 100 GT, a concept car created to reimagine the future of grand touring.
1936 Stout Scarab Joins Concours of Elegance 2019
The world's first production minivan, the art deco-inspired 1936 Stout Scarab, will be on display at this year's Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court Palace. With only nine in existence, the Scarab was the brainchild of journalist and automotive & aviation engineer William Bushnell Stout.
RKS Rebrands Child Safety Network for its 30th Anniversary
RKS recently partnered with Child Safety Network (CSN) to revamp the nonprofit's brand identity and mission statement in honor of its 30th anniversary.
Redefining Learning Spaces: International Architectural Design Competition
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is calling for submissions to a design competition for a new laboratory school on the University of Louisiana campus in Lafayette, Louisiana. Entrants are asked to create design concepts that support the core mission: leading education for all of Louisiana.
Applied Arts 2019 Advertising Awards
Submissions are now open for the Applied Arts' 2019 Advertising Awards, an international competition open to all disciplines of advertising work including, but not limited to, traditional advertising work from print, out-of-home, radio, television, to interactive work and experiential promotional opportunities that work to strengthen a brand.
Field Guide to Life in Urban Plazas: A Study in New York City
SWA Group recently released 'Field Guide to Life in Urban Plazas: A Study in New York City,' a comprehensive survey that studies human behavior in ten recently completed urban sites.
Taipei Cycle D&I Awards 2020
The eighth Taipei Cycle D&I Awards is now open for submissions. The renowned design and innovation competition accepts entries in five categories: Bicycles, Components + Parts, Accessories, E-bikes & drive units, and Smart cycling services.
Tsinghua Law Faculty Library by Kokaistudios
In 2014, Kokaistudios won an international architectural and interior design competition to build the Law Library of Tsinghua University in Beijing.
eVolo 2020 Skyscraper Competition
eVolo Magazine is inviting architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe to take part in the 2020 Skyscraper Competition. Established in 2006, the annual competition is one of the world's most prestigious awards for high-rise architecture.
Studio O+A Designs Slack Headquarters
Studio O+A recently designed Slack's new multi-floor headquarters in San Francisco. Slack's CEO, Stewart Butterfield, is an avid hiker who goes off grid every year to recharge in the various types of wilderness-desert, mountains, forest-that make up the Pacific Crest Trail.
Sleep & Eat 2019: Social FlexAbility
Sleep & Eat, Europe's leading design and innovation event for the hospitality sector, returns on November 19-20. Under the theme of 'Social FlexAbility,' the show will be exploring one of the most challenging issues of our technology-enabled age through Sleep & Eat Sets - concept guest-rooms, restaurant and bar - and the Sleep & Eat Conference.
Kokuyo Design Award 2020
Submissions are now accepted for the 17th Kokuyo Design Award. The competition aims to gather and commercialize designs that are excellent from the perspective of those using them.
Stantec Completes Interior Design for Muze at Met in Downtown Miami
Stantec has completed the interiors for the 43-story Muze at Met residential building in downtown Miami. Developed by ZOM Living and managed by ZRS Management, the 391-unit luxury high-rise is part of the Metropolitan Miami mixed-use complex located at 340 SE 3rd Street.
The 2019 DesignInspire will be held December 5-7 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The event will gather global innovative elites, trend-setting design brands, associations and institutes to showcase their creativities via an array of interactive installations, design masterpieces and award-winning projects.
Cushing Terrell Completes Confluence House in Whitefish, Montana
Cushing Terrell recently completed the 'Confluence House' in Whitefish, Montana. Situated on ten acres at the meeting of two rivers, Confluence House is a fly fisherman's dream.
Moving to Mars at Design Museum
The Design Museum has announced a new exhibition, 'Moving to Mars,' that will explore how sending humans to Mars is not just a new frontier for science but also for design.
Here Design Creates Vibrant Identity for Get Up, Stand up Now
Here Design recently created the identity for 'Get Up, Stand Up Now,' a major new exhibition at London's Somerset House.
Green Room and PUMA Kick off New City Store Experience
As part of an ongoing relationship with PUMA, Green Room designed key digital and physical experiences within the new City Store experience, to coincide with PUMA's new partnership with Manchester City.
DesignThinkers Toronto Conference 2019
The 2019 DesignThinkers Toronto Conference will be held October 24-25 at the Sony Centre. Organized by the Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD), DesignThinkers is Canada's largest annual graphic design conference, connecting designers from around the world.
DesignMarch, Iceland's annual design festival organized by Iceland Design Center, will take place for the twelfth time on March 25-29, 2020, transforming the most northerly capital in the world into one big venue for design.
7th Annual IIDA Best of Asia Pacific Design Awards
Submission to IIDA's 7th Annual Best of Asia Pacific Design Awards is now open through September 12th. The competition recognizes and honors the highest level of creativity and design excellence in interior design/interior architecture projects in the Asia Pacific region. Up to 30 winners across 15 categories will be selected.
ARRCC Designs Luxury Game Lodge 'Cheetah Plains'
ARRCC recently completed the new Cheetah Plains game lodge in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve in the Kruger National Park, South Africa.
Abstract Sconce by SONNEMAN
SONNEMAN has unveiled Abstract, a clean and contemporary wall sconce casting a mesmerizing glow while simultaneously serving as a captivating wall sculpture.
TypeCon 2019 Conference
The 2019 TypeCon conference will be held August 28 - September 1 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. TypeCon is an annual conference presented by the non-profit Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA), an international organization dedicated to the promotion, study, and support of typography and related arts.
Noll & Tam Architects Renovates Mission Branch Library
Noll & Tam Architects recently renovated the Mission Branch Library, a mid-century library in a park in downtown Santa Clara, California.
Kinnersley Kent Design Creates New Visitor Spaces at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens
Kinnersley Kent Design recently completed the interiors for a new visitor center, retail spaces, restaurant and café at historic Hillsborough Castle and Gardens.
Studio O+A Designs Data Visionary Center and Training Facility for NetApp
Studio O+A has designed the new Data Visionary Center and Training Facility for NetApp, a hybrid cloud data services and data management company headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.
Global Talents at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia: Call for Designers
The 2019 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia will be held October 15-19 in Moscow. During the event, as part of its main catwalk program, Russian Fashion Council will hold its second Global Talents show.
Mackintosh Architectural Competition
The Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society has launched an open and international architectural competition. Based on two hypothetical 'ideal' houses for artists, envisaged by Mackintosh in c.1900, the competition invites participants to contribute designs for a contemporary pair of houses that explore variations on a theme.
Monotype Unveils Radical New Typeface: Ambiguity
Monotype has released a genre-bending typeface family called Ambiguity. By swapping everything creative professionals think they know about traditional and contrarian views of letter proportions, Ambiguity allows designers to experiment with expressing a range of attitudes and beliefs.
2020 APEX Awards: Call for Nominations
Digital Signage Expo has announced its call for nominations for the 2020 APEX Awards. The Awards recognize and honor achievement in the creation and installation of compelling viewer content and interactive technology.
Salone del Mobile.Milano Shanghai 2019
The fourth Salone del Mobile.Milano Shanghai will be held this November 20-22, featuring highlights from the Milan edition, including Design -- functional, innovative, and attractive products -- and xLux -- products that combine classical elegance with contemporary design.
Pride Photo Award 2019
The 2019 Pride Photo Award, an international photo contest for top quality photography about sexual and gender diversity, is now open for entries.
Communication Arts 2020 Typography Competition
Communication Arts is calling for entries for its 10th annual Typography Competition. The competition celebrates the best use of typography as the primary visual element in design and advertising, plus new typeface designs, calligraphy and handlettering.
2019 Core77 Conference
Core77's next design conference, The Third Wave, will take place on October 4 at New Lab in Brooklyn. The conference offers attendees a full day of inspiration, introspection and design exploration.
Nissen Richards Studio Designs 'Manolo Blahnik at the Wallace Collection'
'An Enquiring Mind: Manolo Blahnik at the Wallace Collection' exhibition in London displays the most famous shoes from the legendary footwear designer's archive, set amongst the world-renowned paintings and objects of the collection's 18th-century rooms.
Neil Tomlinson Architects Completes Archive Project for Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust
The Royal Borough of Greenwich recently commissioned Neil Tomlinson Architects to help transition, store and protect the fascinating and highly-varied archive of historic objects and documents managed by Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust, as it moved from its original home in Woolwich, by the Thames, to a new store in Charlton.
Ian Snow Launches New Verbal and Visual Identity
Reed Words and Pattrn have today revealed the new brand identity for designer furniture brand Ian Snow. Ian Snow is an independent, designer furniture and homewares brand based on a farm in Devon.
Brodie Neill to Debut Latitude at 2019 London Design Festival
Brodie Neill will debut his new piece, Latitude, at the 2019 London Design Festival. Neill has been invited by design research gallery Matter of Stuff to re-imagine the past into the present with recycled furniture.
Robin Day '675 Chair' Charity Project
Fifteen world-renowned designers have added their personal touch to the seat pad of the iconic '675 chair,' designed by Robin Day, paying tribute to one of Britain's leading designers.
Hopkins Architects Wins MK:U International Design Competition
Hopkins Architects has been announced as the winner of the MK:U International Design Competition. The competition sought a multidisciplinary team for the first phase of a new model university in Milton Keynes, the UK's fastest-growing city.
Dezeen Launches International Architecture and Design Conference
Dezeen has announced its inaugural international architecture, interiors and design conference, to be held in London on October 30. The 'Dezeen Day' conference will highlight new talent from around the world, feature a keynote lecture from a leading international figure, and tackle key topics including circular design, new materials and education.
Autodesk Releases Bifrost for Maya
Autodesk has today released Bifrost for Maya. Bifrost makes it possible for 3D artists and technical directors to create serious effects in Maya quickly and easily using a new visual programming environment.
Pininfarina Wins 2019 Red Dot Design Concept Award for Miami Beach's Bus Shelters
Pininfarina has won a 2019 Red Dot Design Concept Award for its Bus Shelter for the City of Miami Beach.
3rd Annual Athena Ad Awards: Call for Submissions
The 3rd Annual Athena Ad Awards, a joint project between The 3% Movement and Athena Film Festival, is accepting creative campaign submissions from all global brands and agencies. The Awards aims to honor creative work that accurately and respectfully depicts women, highlights their courage and moxie, and resonates with audiences.
Kate Duncan's ADDRESS Returns to Vancouver
ADDRESS, a four-day design event showcasing North America's finest designers and makers, will return to Vancouver for the sixth year with a host of new exhibitors, including Los Angeles's Nike Schroeder and sculptor Djuna Day. Founded by furniture designer Kate Duncan in 2014, the event brings together a cutting-edge designer/maker community from all disciplines including furniture, lighting and accessories.
LudwigType Releases Niko
LudwigType has unveiled its latest typeface, Niko, which offers a versatile system of 54 styles for texts from large to small.
Path Helps Dualit Find a Sense of Place
British manufacturer Dualit recently developed a range of Compostable Coffee Bags, a quick, mess-free way to make delicious tasting coffee.
Department Design Office Announced as Winner of Keeping Current Competition
Van Alen Institute and the City of North Miami have announced Department Design Office as the winner of the competition called KEEPING CURRENT: Repetitive Loss Properties.
Rainlight Debuts Nagare Collection
Rainlight has debuted Nagare, a new collection of furniture designed in collaboration with leading Japanese office furniture manufacturer Okamura.
Charlie Smith Design Creates Bright and Bold Identity for NewRiver
Charlie Smith Design has created a bold and bright identity for NewRiver's 33 community-focused shopping centers.
GRAY Awards 2019
The third annual GRAY Awards, the Northwest's only cross-disciplinary, regionally focused design awards program, is now open for submissions. The Awards is the first program to celebrate design exclusively from Washington, Oregon and British Columbia and will recognize the 'Best Of' across 10 categories including interiors, architecture, fashion, and design.
Fresh Taiwan at NY NOW 2019
For a fourth year, Fresh Taiwan will exhibit at NY NOW in New York, showcasing products by ten emerging Taiwanese designers, including 22STUDIO, CELIA&PERAH, eguchi toys, Kamaro'an, Kanari, Mordeco, PAPER SHOOT, Studio Smoll, Yenchenyawan design studio, and ystudio.
Design Bridge Creates New Brand Identity for KinderCare
Design Bridge New York has created a new brand identity for KinderCare, the leading private childcare provider in the US, marking the KinderCare's 50th anniversary.
Blueprint Lighting Launches Grand Bouquet Ceiling Fixture
A beautiful blend of French and Italian modernism with a bit of Hollywood glamour, the Grand Bouquet from Blueprint Lighting is a large lighting fixture that generates a thoughtful glow through twelve, enamel-coated cones.
ICE by 74 at Exchange Quay, Salford
74 has completed the refurbishment of Building 3 at Salford's prestigious Exchange Quay - newly-rebranded as ICE.
Straight Forward Design Creates Brand Identity for GoMo Dal Crunchies
Straight Forward Design has created a comprehensive brand and packaging strategy for GoMo, a snack rich in protein and micronutrients just launched in India.
EPDA Announces 2019 Product Design Competition Winners
The European Product Design Award, a cutting-edge global event dedicated to elevating and promoting the art of product design, has announced the winners of its 2019 Design Competition in both Professional and Student divisions.
OFFF Vienna 2019 Design Festival
The 2019 OFFF Vienna design conference will be held October 4-5 under the motto of "Connect, grow and inspire people through interdisciplinary art and creativity in order to boost the knowledge exchange and collaboration."
Green Product Award 2020
The seventh Green Product Award is now open for submissions. The Award offers a platform for established companies, start-ups & students who are distinguished by their products and services in terms of design, innovation, and sustainability and who want to present themselves on the German market.
Iosa Ghini Designs Clochef Suspension Lamp for Leucos
Iosa Ghini recently designed a new suspension lamp for Leucos. Clochef is simple in its original idea but it's enriched by the sleek design, by the quality of materials, light, and finish, and by the great attention to detail.
AERIAL FUTURES: Living Laboratories Symposium - Open Call for Papers
The AERIAL FUTURES: Living Laboratories Symposium examines the confluence of urban elements within the airport landscape-transportation, commerce, public space and technological interfaces-and how Asian airports introduce alternatives for life in transit.
Blooom Award by Warsteiner 2019
Blooom Award by Warsteiner 2019, Germany's largest open international young artist award, is open for submissions through July 31, 2019. The competition is open to any discipline of artistic expression and to submissions from all around the world.
Google Lens and Wescover Let Users Explore Art Outside Museums
Google Lens just launched an art experience with Wescover that lets users discover helpful digital information about the physical art and design objects around them, revealing the artists and stories behind local art in hotels, restaurants, and city streets.
IIDA NY Announces Buffcon 2019
The 5th Annual Buffcon will be held at the Buffalo Central Terminal. Many professionals and design students in the Buffalo market don't have the opportunity to experience Neocon every year.
Inventia Rastrum Awarded 2019 Good Design Award of the Year
The Inventia Rastrum 3D Bioprinter has been awarded the 2019 Good Design Award of the Year at the 61st annual Good Design Awards Ceremony in Sydney.
Type Directors Club Awards 32nd TDC Medal to Dutch Typographer Wim Crouwel
Wim Crouwel, the renowned Dutch graphic designer, type designer, museum director, and teacher, has received the 32nd TDC Medal, the highest honor for lifetime achievement bestowed by the Type Directors Club.
ShopTalk Creates Bespoke Typeface for Rock the Farm Festival
ShopTalk recently redesigned Chase Distillery's annual Rock The Farm Festival branding. Alongside the identity, the studio created a bespoke typeface, Spud Sans, which celebrates the potato and is completely ownable by Chase.
SAOTA Completes Uluwatu in Bali
SAOTA has completed its first project in Bali. Uluwatu, a resort-inspired home in Bali's iconic surf destination, puts a contemporary spin on local materiality and vernacular architecture to create a luxurious modern holiday home deeply attuned to its beautiful surroundings.
PB Creative Designs New Brand Identity for Foamburst
PB Creative recently gave Imperial Leather Foamburst an exuberant new lease of life with a fresh brand and packaging identity.
Fritz Hansen Launches PK22 Special Edition
Fritz Hansen has launched the subtle silhouette of a genuine design classic, the PK22, in a special edition available for purchase for one year only.
Skullcandy Launches New R&D Flagship in its Park City HQ
Skullcandy has launched a new retail experience in its Park City, Utah Headquarters. Designed in collaboration with Checkland Kindleysides, the flagship offers a one-of-a-kind Skullcandy audio experience.
B&B Studio Delivers New Brand Creation for LiQ
B&B Studio recently designed the branding for the Belgian alcoholic ice cream brand 'LiQ.' Launching with six bold flavors, each ice cream or sorbet in the LiQ range brings together a well-loved cocktail or dessert with a hit of alcohol.