Change by Design, Revised and Updated
Tim Brown and HarperBusiness have published a revised and updated version of 'Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation.' First published in 2009, this book explains design thinking, the collaborative process by which the designer's sensibilities and methods are employed to match people's needs, not only with what is technically feasible, but what is viable to the bottom line.
Future Melbourne / Future Design Seminar
Organized by Design Institute of Australia, the Future Melbourne / Future Design seminar will focus on designers exploring ideas that will improve the liveability of Melbourne as it looks towards becoming Australia's largest city.
IIDA Releases 2019 Interior Design Compensation Report
The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) has released the 2019 Interior Design Compensation Report, an analysis of salary and benefit information aimed at arming designers and A&D professionals with the most current metrics and data available to the industry.
Denomination Appoints New Creative Director for Its San Francisco HQ
Denomination has announced the appointment of Roy Tahtinen as the new Creative Director at Denomination in San Francisco.
Lewis Moberly Designs Packaging and Branding for Tidal Rum
Lewis Moberly has created the brand identity and packaging design for Tidal, a new rum launching in the UK this month.
Boxx Creative Redesigns Miramonti
Boxx Creative has completed the interior redesign of Miramonti, a luxury boutique hotel in the mountains of Brescia, Italy.
Dezeen Awards 2019
The second edition of Dezeen Awards is now open for entries, following the successful launch last year. The inaugural edition of Dezeen Awards attracted over 3,600 entries from all over the world with projects from 91 different countries.
Pantone Metallics Guides and Chip Books
Pantone has today released Pantone Metallics for Graphic and Packaging Design, a collection of metallic spot colors intended for use on printed products, packaging, branding, and other collateral.
IDSA SF: Secret to a Thriving Design Consultancy
IDSA San Francisco Chapter will host a talk on how to start and run a successful design consultancy on March 27th at Whipsaw SF studio.
Bentley Continental GT Number 9 Edition by Mulliner
Bentley has debuted the Continental GT Number 9 Edition by Mulliner to celebrate the company's centenary in 2019.
Pininfarina Unveils World's First Electric Hypercar Battista
Pininfarina has unveiled the all-electric hypercar 'Battista' at the Geneva International Motor Show.
Andres Boraita Designs Untippable Martini Glass for Princess Yachts
Late last year, Plymouth College of Art BA (Hons) Product Design & Innovation student and designer Andres Boraita was selected by Princess Yachts as the winner of a competitive live brief to design an 'untippable' martini glass.
String Theory Launches Supersymmetry
String Theory has launched an innovative, interactive project called Supersymmetry. The online textile design platform allows users to design hyper-personalized scarves that can be divided in two and shared with a loved one.
Design Icons Amsterdam 2019
The 7th Design Icons Amsterdam, one of the largest fairs in Europe dedicated to vintage furniture, will take place on April 6-7 at De Kromhouthal in the North of Amsterdam.
2019 DesignThinker of the Year Award
The Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) is calling for nominations for the 2019 DesignThinker of the Year Awards, which honors design-driven businesses in Western Canada.
The Value of Good Design at MoMA
The Value of Good Design, on view at MoMA through June 15, explores the democratizing potential of design, beginning with MoMA's Good Design initiatives from the late 1930s through the 1950s, which championed well-designed, affordable contemporary products.
Orhan Irmak Designs Packaging for Olipop Olive Snacks
Orhan Irmak Tasarim has created the new branding for Olipop olive snacks. Stuffed green olives in 30g packs are available with three different ingredients - fresh thyme, rind of lemon and rind of orange.
SHEET Speaker by Swift Creatives
Swift Creatives recently unveiled SHEET Speaker, a future study of current audio trends, re-focusing on sound quality and nostalgic interfaces as key features.
Francis Cauffman Architects Designs EisnerAmper's New San Francisco Office
EisnerAmper previously occupied a 19,000-square-foot space in San Francisco's Financial District, with a traditional office layout that isolated staff behind high-walled cubicles.
Salone del Mobile.Milano 2019
The 2019 Salone del Mobile.Milano, the world's preeminent design fair, will be held April 9-14 at Rho Fiera Milano.
Actiu Furnishes Grupo Renault's New Offices in Madrid
Actiu recently furnished the Madrid headquarters of Renault Group located in Alcobendas. The new building accommodates the brand's three groups, thus optimizing costs and space.
The Nest System by Form Us With Love
Form Us With Love designed 'The Nest System Tables,' a distinguished modular table configured to turn and bend, for the Danish design brand +Halle.
Dolfi Wins 2019 iF Design Award for Ultrasonic Washing Device
Dolfi has been awarded a 2019 iF Design Award for its Next Gen Ultrasonic Washing Device. Dolfi is an elegant, compact, hi-tech device that cleans clothing with the power of ultrasonic technology.
Offecct Launches Young by Michael Young
Offecct has launched the Young sofa and easy chair by Michael Young. Every angle and element in this sofa and easy chair has been carefully thought out.
Free Barbican Installation Investigates What It Means to Grow Old Today
The Liminal Space designed and created a new installation at the Barbican, aimed to engage the public on the inequalities of ageing.
Boston Design Week 2019
The 2019 Annual Boston Design Week will be held March 27 - April 7. The 6th Annual festival is the most diverse yet with events comprising graphic design, fashion, interior design, technical design, historic preservation, architecture, and more.
Snark Park Announces Inaugural Exhibition, 'Lost and Found'
Snark Park, Snarkitecture's latest venture, has announced its inaugural exhibition, Lost and Found.
Oceanco Unveils 105-meter Expedition Yacht 'Esquel'
Oceanco has revealed its newest project, the 105-meter (345ft) diesel-electric driven Esquel, at the Dubai Boat Show.
Lumsden Recognised with German Design Award for MoMA Design Store
Lumsden recently received a German Design Award for the redevelopment of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Design Store in New York City.
Vestre Launches New Design Collaboration with Front
Vestre recently collaborated with Front to create Folk, a wide-ranging and flexible series of outdoor furniture consisting of park benches in various designs, litter bins and bicycle parking racks.
La Barque Residence by ACDF Architecture
ACDF Architecture recently completed the La Barque Residence, located on the shores of Lake Ouareau in Saint-Donat.
RBC Canadian Emerging Designer Competition 2019
Design Exchange (DX) and RBC Foundation have announced the fourth edition of the RBC Canadian Emerging Designer Competition - the only competition of its kind in Canada, where innovative design and entrepreneurialism intersect.
The Molteni Group Opens New Flagship Store in London
The Molteni Group has opened a new Molteni&C|Dada flagship store in London's Chelsea neighborhood. This is Molteni's third store in London, following openings in Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, and the UnirFor and Molteni&C Contract Flagship Store in Fitzrovia.
ARG Designs Metro Bike Hub at Historic Union Station
Metro Bike Hub at Los Angeles Union Station is a bicycle storage and retail facility that promotes safe, healthy, and sustainable alternative transportation at the city's bustling historic transit center.
Alessi Introduces New Flatware Line 'Itsumo'
Alessi recently unveiled is newest flatware line: Itsumo. The cutlery set is the first from designer Naoto Fukasawa and it will launch Spring/Summer 2019.
Studioshaw Completes Kindred: New Creative Community Space in Hammersmith
Studioshaw recently completed Kindred, a new creative community space in Hammersmith, West London. The 7,500 sq ft scheme, which opened to the public in January 2019, sees the transformation of the existing Grade II listed Bradmore House into a multi-use development.
Bal Harbour Residence by Choeff Levy Fischman
Choeff Levy Fischman recently completed a Bal Harbour residence, featuring a unique geometric façade and lots of visually appealing art.
SPPARC Unveils Design for New Museum and Visitor Centre for the Golden Hinde
SPPARC has unveiled its design for a new museum and visitor centre for The Golden Hinde - a full-scale 300 tonne working replica of the 16th-century sailing galleon, in which Sir Frances Drake famously became the first Englishman to sail around the world.
Kossmann.dejong Designs New Chambers of Wonder in Gemeentemuseum Den Haag
Kossmann.dejong recently renewed Chambers of Wonder in Gemeentemuseum Den Haag. The Chambers of Wonder - which has been awarded numerous international prizes - is a permanent, interactive exhibition for young and old.
Mater Launches Ocean Collection
Mater has just launched the Ocean Collection - a new table and chair collection that reimagines an original 1955 design by renowned 20th-century designers, Jørgen and Nanna Ditzel.
Ettore Sottsass and the Social Factory
This April, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA Miami) will launch a new biannual exhibition initiative committed to exploring significant advances in postwar and contemporary design and its relationship to contemporary art, with Ettore Sottsass and the Social Factory - an exhibition that considers the practice of the influential designer beyond his place in the history of design, and places Sottsass' work within the social and economic contexts in which it was produced.
Aluksne Banitis Station Exhibition by H2E
H2E recently created an exciting exhibition, 'Aluksne Banitis Station,' which offers a virtual trip though time and space dedicated to a unique narrow gauge railway line in Europe.
FAT Collection by Tom Dixon
Tom Dixon has unveiled his latest collection, FAT. The new upholstery chair range is designed to hug the body and allows for multiple sitting positions.
17th Dutch Design Awards Now Open for Entries
Entries are now open for the 17th Dutch Design Awards, inviting Netherlands' designers to submit their best work.
ARCHITECT's 13th Annual R+D Awards: Call for Entries
ARCHITECT magazine is now calling for entries for its 13th Annual R+D Awards. The Awards honors research, technologies, and products at every scale that are advancing the AECO industry from design strategies and building systems to fabrication methods, materials, and software.
CRÈME Designs Mint Kitchen, an Israeli Fast Casual in West Village
Located on University Place in the heart of the West Village, Mint Kitchen, a 50-seat Israeli fast casual restaurant, opened earlier last month.
2019 CUP Fellow for Change in Design
The 2019 call for the CUP Fellowship for Change in Design is now open. The Fellowship is an initiative of the Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) to support the development of a pipeline of talented individuals from historically marginalized communities into the design fields, and to dismantle the systemic biases that stand in the way of their advancement as leaders in these fields.
AIA CA Announces Winners of the Eighth Annual Architecture at Zero Design Competition
The American Institute of Architects, California (AIA CA) has announced the winners of the eighth annual Architecture at Zero competition for zero net energy (ZNE) building designs.
Rapt Studio Designs New HQ for JERDE
Rapt Studio recently designed the new headquarters for Jerde, an architecture, landscape design and planning firm known for large-scale international developments across hospitality, retail, office, entertainment, residences and more.
ODA 'Unboxing New York' Talk with Eran Chen and David Van Der Leer
On March 26th, ODA New York is hosting a talk to celebrate the launch of its first book, Unboxing New York.
Artilleriet Resumes Production of Etcetera
Etcetera was designed in 1970 by Jan Ekselius and has since then become an icon for the design expression of the 70s.
Latest Round of iF Social Impact Prize Sponsors Nine Social Projects
iF has announced that it has funded EUR 50,000 to nine social aid projects across the globe through the latest round of its Social Impact Prize.
International Design Awards Announces 2019 Winners
The International Design Awards (IDA) has announced the winners of its 12th edition.
D+I Designs New Locator Products for Telstra
Telstra, Australia's largest telco, is taking the next step in harnessing the potential of the Internet of Things (IoT) with the launch of a new finding service to help customers keep track of the things that matter most to them - from keys and bags to bikes, pets and even business assets.
Seven Sisters by Lazerian for Winsford Town Park
Cheshire West and Chester Council recently commissioned Lazerian to consider a series of sculptures for the redevelopment of Winsford Town Park.
Creative Exchange: World's Best Communication Design and Highlights from NRW
"Creative Exchange: World’s Best Communication Design and Highlights from NRW," on view at the Red Dot Design Museum from March 15 through June 2, will feature the best communication design achievements from North Rhine-Westphalia and all over the globe.
2019 LOOT: MAD About Jewelry
The nineteenth edition of LOOT: MAD About Jewelry, the Museum of Arts and Design's annual exhibition and sale of one-of-a-kind contemporary jewelry, will be open to the public April 9 through April 13. LOOT 2019 will feature the work of fifty-five emerging and acclaimed international jewelry artists and designers, most of whom have never been shown in New York.
2019 RAIC International Prize for Transformative Architecture
The third RAIC International Prize for transformative architecture (formerly the Moriyama RAIC International Prize) is now open for submissions. The Prize recognizes the power of great architecture to transform society. In keeping with a focus on the social relevance of architecture, jurors will visit all finalist projects to see the buildings in use and appreciate their impact on society and human well-being.
FutureNOW Symposium: Re-imagining Practice Through Data Disruption
Organized by the AIANY Emerging New York Architects Committee, the FutureNOW symposium will explore design and business practices that have been implemented as a result of technology-driven advancements in the AEC industry.
The 13th edition of the Pentawards is now open for submissions. Pentawards is a prestigious worldwide competition exclusively devoted to packaging design in all its forms.
Ritz Relaunches with Contemporary New Packaging by Bulletproof
Mondelēz International has worked with the London office of global brand design agency, Bulletproof, to revitalize the packaging for its European Ritz snacking portfolio, as part of an overall relaunch of the iconic cracker brand.
Public Rec Reveals Refined New Look and Smart New Voice by Studio.Build and Reed Words
Public Rec has revealed a new brand identity, with strategic support from writing agency Reed Words and branding and creative agency Studio.Build.
Tiny Holiday Home by i29 and Chris Collaris
i29 and Chris Collaris have designed a tiny holiday home in the middle of nature at the Vinkeveense plassen.
Porsche Design and PUMA Launch Lifestyle and Performance Wear for City Streets
Porsche Design and PUMA have launched a new high-end sportswear collection. The timeless, technically inspired design and premium know-how from Porsche Design combines with PUMA's sports expertise to create the perfect synergy, as can be seen in the collection in the form of innovative cushioning systems for sports shoes, ultra-light materials and taped seams.
Poppin Debuts Redesigned Showroom
Poppin has recently redesigned their New York City headquarters to embody their evolution, demonstrating its maturation from a start-up office supply company to a one-stop-shop for furniture, branding, and culture solutions.
Humanaut Redesigns Packaging for 'That's It'
Humanaut recently redesigned the packaging for That's It, a fruit-snack brand built on simplicity. The Fruit Bars only contain two ingredients: fruit... and more fruit.
Art Inspiring Design: How to Collect, Position and Light
John Cullen Lighting, Maurizio Pellizzoni, Maddox Gallery and Poliform have partnered to deliver an exclusive talk entitled "Art Inspiring Design: How To Collect, Position and Light" moderated by Ben Spriggs from ELLE Decoration on March 21, 2019 at 6pm in London.
2019 Lexus Design Event: Leading with Light
The 12th Lexus Design Event will take place during Milan Design Week. The 2019 edition, titled "Leading with Light," will see the globally renowned Japanese design firm Rhizomatiks - known for their rich experience in the field of design, art, entertainment and their imaginative use of technology - present an immersive display that combines playful and dynamic lighting with advanced robotics.
Communication Arts Publishes Interactive Annual 25
Communication Arts has published the results of its 25th annual Interactive competition. Thirty-seven projects were selected by a jury of creative professionals from the 630 entries submitted to the competition.
Liqui Design Completes its Third Coffee Shop for Brew92 in Riyadh
Liqui Design has completed its third coffee shop for Brew92, a Saudi Arabian-based speciality cafe and roastery.
Illuminated River: The Longest Art Installation in the World
Created by acclaimed American artist Leo Villareal and Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands (LDS), Illuminated River will light up up-to 15 central London bridges, from Albert Bridge in West London to Tower Bridge in the City, unifying them in a single artwork and defining them as a sculptural and symbolic link across the capital.
2019 SOTA Catalyst Award: Call for Entries
The Society of Typographic Aficionados is calling for entries for its tenth 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.
RIMOWA Opens First Berlin Store, Designed by Universal Design Studio
RIMOWA recently opened its their first Berlin store, designed by Universal Design Studio - taking inspiration from the city's identity, the existing historic space and RIMOWA's current global campaign film 'Never Still' and brand values.
SILCA Introduces Bluetooth Enabled VIAGGIO Travel Pump
SILCA recently unveiled VIAGGIO, a compact folding floor pump featuring a Bluetooth enabled gauge, designed specifically for cyclists who travel with their bike.
ASID Releases 2019 Outlook and State of Interior Design Report
The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has released its '2019 Outlook and State of Interior Design' (OSID) report. The report provides 90+ pages of key information ranging from a U.S. economic overview, to a deep dive into today's macro-trends, to future insight from industry thought leaders.
2019 IFLA Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award: Call for Nominations
The 2019 IFLA Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award, the highest honor that the International Federation of Landscape Architects can bestow upon a landscape architect, is now open for nominations. The Award recognises a living landscape architect whose achievements and contributions have had a unique and lasting impact on the welfare of society and the environment and on the promotion of the profession of landscape architecture. The award is bestowed annually on an individual whose work and achievements merit this recognition.
Studio Rodrigo Designs New Website and Identity for Spell
Studio Rodrigo has designed a new collaborative web platform and brand identity for machine learning startup Spell.
B&B Studio Creates New Branding for Snack Bar POP
B&B has created the new branding for POP. The peanut-focused snack bars are available in three flavors - Peanut Butter and Dark Chocolate, Raisin and Dark Chocolate, and Coconut.
Flat Eleven by Pierattelli Architetture
Pierattelli Architetture recently designed a small apartment in the centre of Florence. The 50-square-metre flat combines absence and presence, function and form, comfort and perspective.
The One Club for Creativity Announces 2019 Global Portfolio Night
The One Club for Creativity has launched the 2019 Global Portfolio Night, an evening of advice, networking and recruitment that takes place in dozens of cities all across the globe on the same date to help the next generation of creative talent entering the industry.
Let's Talk: Queer Identity and Creativity
On Wednesday, February 27, School of Visual Arts will present "Let's Talk: Queer Identity and Creativity," at SVA Theatre. Five inspiring SVA alumni will discuss how queer identity and the shifting landscape of queer political liberation impact their work as artists and creatives.
Woods Bagot Completes CommonGrounds Café and Co-Working Space
CommonGrounds, a welcoming new co-working space designed by global architecture firm Woods Bagot, just opened in Denver's historic LoDo district.
Nendo and FLOS Introduce Gaku
FLOS has teamed up with Nendo to introduce Gaku, a modular lamp that acts as a cross between light and accessory.
Karim Rashid Designs Sakred Collection for Krosno
Karim Rashid has designed a new glassware collection for Krosno. Sakred comprises a set of drinking glasses, including those specifically for wine, champagne, and cocktails.
IESNYC Announces NYSID Student Brigid Hardiman Winner of $25,000 Scholarship
The New York City Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IESNYC) has named Brigid Hardiman, a student in the Master of Professional Studies in Lighting Design (MPS-L) program at the New York School of Interior Design, as the recipient of the fourth annual merit-based IESNYC Scholarship.
2020 New York State Council on the Arts Independent Project Grants
The New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) is offering Independent Project grants of up to $10,000 for architecture, design, and historic preservation professionals. NYSCA's 2020 program in Architecture + Design is offered to individuals or teams to creatively explore or research an issue or problem in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, community centered design, historic preservation, fashion, graphic, industrial, and/or interior design that advances that field and contributes to a broader understanding of design.
Entwurfreich Unveils Mixed Reality Controller
Entwurfreich recently developed 'Mixed Reality Controller' (MRC) - a revolutionary handheld controller which opens up a new level of communication.
AAVS Bamboo Workshop 2018
The AAVS Bamboo Lab is a nomadic research programme of the Architectural Association Visiting School which explores the fusion of computational design software and bamboo through design projects in geopolitical situations where bamboo can be a catalyst for resilient buildings, economic development and ecological restoration.
DANAD Design: The Art of Pop Design
An exhibition of works celebrating DANAD's 60th Anniversary by Peter Blake, Bernard Cohen, Tom Adams, Barry Daniels, Robyn Denny & Edward Wright tells the untold story of the DANAD Design collective (1958-62). The exhibition, sponsored by Abet Laminati and hosted at Paul Smith's Mayfair gallery from April 25 through May 10, is the first in DANAD's 2019-20 series of events celebrating the forgotten story of a group of young artists of the pop-art era.
2019 Lexus Design Award Finalists Announced
Lexus International has announced six finalists of the 2019 Lexus Design Award. LDA's 2019 theme, 'Design for a Better Tomorrow,' tasked creatives to envision solutions that go beyond the mastery of shape, form, and function.
2019 SEGD Branded Environments
The SEGD Branded Environments event returns to the Digital Signage Expo in Las Vegas for the third year in a row. Once again, the event will feature a diverse lineup of speakers, tour offerings and opportunities to connect with fellow participants as well as the local design community.
Feldman Architecture Completes dosa by DOSA
Feldman Architecture recently designed a new Indian street food-inspired restaurant in Oakland, California. 'dosa by DOSA' brings the energetic warmth and spirit of Mumbai street food to the easy-going Uptown Oakland neighborhood.
Making It Happen: New Community Architecture
RIBA's latest exhibition, Making it Happen: New Community Architecture, which is on view through April 27 at the RIBA Architecture Gallery, offers visitors an experiential opportunity to find out more about some of the UK's new and inspiring community architecture projects. This exhibition tells the stories behind four new public spaces - Hastings Pier, Coniston Mechanics Institute, Old Manor Park Library and Loch Lomond National Park.
FreelandBuck Designs New Single-Family Residence in Los Angeles
FreelandBuck recently completed a new residential project, Second House, in Culver City, Los Angeles. The new 1,500-square-foot home is an intricate aggregation of interior and exterior volumes.
David Adjaye: Making Memory
Making Memory, on view at the Design Museum through May 5, explores the role of monuments and memorials in the 21st century, through seven projects by celebrated British-Ghanaian architect, Sir David Adjaye OBE. The exhibition features projects such as the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C, the new National Cathedral of Ghana in Accra and the UK Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre in London.
Food Futures: How Design and Technology Can Reshape Our Food System
Food Futures, a new title by critical food designer Chloé Rutzerveld, aims to radically alter readers' ideas about consuming and producing food.
align Expands City of London Workspace Interiors for Australian Financial Services Group
For their second project for an Australian financial services group, align was briefed to design 13,745 sq ft of new working, meeting, presentation and break-out space across 1.5 stories at their client's City of London offices in order to meet a period of sustained growth and house three divisions of the company, totaling around 150-170 people.
D&AD Festival 2019
The 2019 D&AD Festival, UK's largest event celebrating global creative talent, returns May 21-23 to The Old Truman Brewery, London. The theme for this year's Festival is 'Shaping the Future,' echoing D&AD's position as an organization on a mission to drive the creative industries forward.
Louis Poulsen Launches Patera in Silver
Louis Poulsen has unveiled Øivind Slaatto's Patera in a new silver foil material. Launched as part of their Spring collection, the Patera in silver offers soft, glare-free illumination in three sizes.
8th International Maier Design Competition
The 8th Maier S. Coop. International Design Competition is now open for submissions. Under the theme of 'VISIONS 2025+,' this year's competition challenges entrants to share their visions of how light will change the way we see cars beyond 2025.