Turner Duckworth Brews Up New Packaging for Taylors of Harrogate
Turner Duckworth has created a new modernized design and packaging for British coffee roaster Taylor of Harrogate.
The Type Directors Club's TDC67 & 24TDC Open for Entries
The Type Directors Club's TDC67 and 24TDC, the biggest and most respected awards in the world of type design and typography, are now open for entries.
42nd Telly Awards: Call for Entries
The Telly Awards, the world's largest honor for video and television across all screens, has opened its 42nd annual call for entries with a host of new and expanded categories.
Fil Doux Textiles Unveils Alto Collection
Fil Doux has unveiled its new upholstery fabric collection Alto. Destined to be a classic, Alto's beautiful, free-flowing pattern features one of the softest hands that the Brooklyn-based textile company has created to date.
Rossinavi Launches Vector 50 Superyacht 'EIV'
Rossinavi recently launched 'EIV,' a tailor-made superyacht commissioned by a private American owner. Previously known as Project Vector 50, EIV is a tri-deck luxury performance vessel entirely designed with the client in mind.
Seymourpowell Designs Smart Gym Mat Concept for Remote Exercise
Seymourpowell has unveiled a smart gym mat concept that explores how technology and artificial intelligence can support future exercise environments, as the fitness industry adapts to the reality of living with a global pandemic.
Adobe Launches 'Discover Your Typographic Superpower' Game
Adobe has launched 'Discover Your Typographic Superpower' - an interactive game allowing Adobe Fonts users to enjoy a meditative moment in typography, as they draw inspiration from font tags and apply them to real-life use cases.
Sandler Debuts Arum Armchair by Sacha Lakic
Sandler Seating has debuted ARUM, an iconic armchair that stands out for its elegant curves and suitability for a wide range of uses. Its dynamic look is representative of designer Sacha Lakic's style and flows very naturally.
Van Alen Institute Launches Digital Toolkit with 40+ Designs for Reopening and Recovery
Van Alen Institute, in partnership with Urban Design Forum, has launched a digital toolkit with 40+ designs, guidelines, and strategies to aid safe reopening and recovery.
Daily Routines: Habits That Support Creativity
Daily Routines is an illustrated editorial in which five designers spread across the world - Anton Repponen (USA), Anna Seslavinskaya (USA), Becki Kozel (USA), Pavel Kedich (Latvia), and Mira Malhotra (India) - tell the habits that help them cope with their daily workload, develop fresh ideas, and be creative leaders.
RNIB Creates Accessible Pregnancy Test Prototype to Raise Awareness of Accessible Design
The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) has unveiled the first accessible pregnancy test prototype that allows women with sight loss to know their results privately for the first time.
Mind's Eye: A Sensory Guide to the Guggenheim New York
Mind's Eye: A Sensory Guide to the Guggenheim New York is a new audio experience designed for blind and low-vision communities, and illuminating for all.
Louis Poulsen Hosts Conversation with Alfred Homann
Louis Poulsen has announced a lighting design conversation with Danish architect and lighting designer, Alfred Homann, on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 12pm EST / 9am PST.
OEO Studio Designs Coco Stackable Chair for Gubi
OEO Studio and GUBI have unveiled the new 'Coco Stackable Chair' - the latest addition to the Coco Collection that includes a dining chair, a dining armchair, a lounge chair, a bar chair and a counter chair that were originally presented in 2018.
SAOTA Designs 15 Story High Rise Building in Lagos
SAOTA recently designed Kingsway Tower, a new 15 story high rise building in Lagos, Nigeria. The building has a basement, a two-level retail podium, a parking podium and 12 office floor levels.
Pratt Institute Announces 20 Full Scholarships to Further Diversity
Pratt Institute has announced a new initiative to help build a pipeline for creative and talented students from New York City and New York State, where 20 full scholarships will be given over seven years to further diversity across Pratt's undergraduate and graduate programs.
Caravan Crib 10th Anniversary Edition by Kalon Studios
Kalon Studios has unveiled the 10th-anniversary editions of their iconic Caravan Crib. Introduced in 2010, the Caravan Collection was originally made from solid American Maple, and has become the go-to nursery product for design-minded parents who care about the environment.
The Modern at Fort Lee by Elkus Manfredi Architects
Elkus Manfredi Architects recently completed 'The Modern' mixed-use residential development at the foot of the George Washington Bridge in New Jersey. It is a major landmark for Fort Lee and a catalyst for significant future growth in the surrounding area.
Good Design on a Budget
Shiftspace, in partnership with DesignPhiladelphia, will host a free virtual panel about reconciling the seemingly opposite ideals of sustainability and 'good' design.
Globe x Pantone Limited Edition Box Sets
Globe has today unveiled its upcoming limited edition box sets; the Pantone Color of the Year series.
Bruce Mau: Design Principles for Critical Problem-solving in Global Health
Climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic are the latest in a series of global crises that both illuminate and exacerbate inequity. We need new ways to approach global health in the 21st century, but how?
Red Dot Award: Product Design 2021
The 2021 Red Dot Award: Product Design will open for submissions on October 12. Designers and companies from all over the world are invited to enter their best products in 50 categories as diverse as medical technology, watches, or packaging.
Type Champion Awards 2020: Call for Nominations
Nominations are open now for Monotype's 2020 Type Champions Award program. In its second year, the Award recognizes brands that are committed to excellence in design and typography.
CBDX: Cities for All
The School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape (SAPL) at the University of Calgary has launched a design competition intended to spark an international discussion around equitable, inclusive cities.
This is What Democracy Looked Like: A Visual History of the Printed Ballot
'This is What Democracy Looked Like' is a new exhibition in the colonnade windows of The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art's historic Foundation Building, showcasing historical election ballots, or what some have called 'fugitive ephemera.'
NYCxDESIGN Launches Uplifting Citywide Poster Campaign: An Ode To NYC
NYCxDESIGN has launched 'An Ode to NYC,' a poster campaign featuring a bold collection of graphic expressions dedicated to New York City's enduring creative energy.
MBH Architects Designs Tropically-Inspired Indie Superette Market in San Francisco
MBH Architects recently designed the new Indie Superette market located at 3060 Fillmore Street in San Francisco's Marina District.
Teknion Launches Essa Light Task Chair by PearsonLloyd
Teknion has launched Essa, a light task chair designed by PearsonLloyd. Perfect for relaxed and comfortable professional settings or home office set-ups, Essa captures a pure, sculptural shape within a pared-down scale.
Monotype Debuts Futura Now
Monotype has debuted Futura Now, a remastered version of 90-year-old typeface Futura. Since its 1927 introduction at the height of the Bauhaus, the famed typeface has upheld fundamental and enduring style: It's on the plaque NASA left on the moon in 1969.
Biomimicry Global Design Challenge 2021
The Biomimicry Institute has now opened registrations for the 2021 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge.
Pedrali Debuts 'Recycled Grey' Chairs Made from 100% Recycled Plastic
Pedrali has debuted its first collection made entirely from recycled plastic material: 50% from plastic post-consumer waste and 50% from plastic industrial waste.
DesignThinkers 2020 Virtual Conference
DesignThinkers is Canada's largest annual graphic design conference, connecting designers from around the world.
Andreu World Releases Chairpedia
For its 65th anniversary this year, Andreu World has released Chairpedia, a special project to showcase the brand's heritage in seating and passion for design.
TPG Architecture Implements Store Design Concept for Panerai's New Hudson Yards Location
TPG Architecture has implemented the design of a new retail space for the high-end luxury Italian watch brand, Panerai.
Future Lions 2021: Call for Entries
Future Lions, AKQA's annual global competition to unearth the next generation of creative talent, is now open for entries. This year's Future Lions theme is a call to action for young people aged 18-25 to showcase how creativity is an essential skillset to 'Rebuild The World.' Young people are encouraged to use the power of imagination and technology to create a campaign, product, or solution that will help shape the future.
IDC Develops User-Focused Massage Gun for XFT
IDC has developed a new percussive massage gun for Chinese medical company XFT. The XFT-2020A was designed to take on market leaders with an improved design and attractive price point.
Ware Malcomb Completes Recoop Spa in Seattle
Ware Malcomb has completed the new Recoop Spa located at 2908 1st Avenue in Seattle, Washington. The firm provided interior architecture and design services for the project.
Perkins&Will Completes Westdale HQ in Dallas
Perkins&Will recently completed the new headquarters for multifamily real estate operating company Westdale Real Estate Investment & Management.
WDC 2020 World Design Policy Conference
On October 19-23, the WDC 2020 World Design Policy Conference will explore design as a tool for resilience and study how design can and is being used at the core of the democratic process.
Type West 2020 Applications Now Open
Applications are now open for Letterform Archive's 'Type West,' a postgraduate certificate program in type design. The certificate program will run February - December 2021. All classes for the 2021 program will be held online via Zoom.
Winners of 2020 National Design Awards Announced
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum announced the winners of the 2020 National Design Awards.
Designing Worlds: Re-envisioning Realities through Video Games
'Designing Worlds' online exhibition is now live on the A+D Museum's digital gallery. The exhibit focuses on the ground-breaking work being done by emerging video game designers and artists as a means of tackling or escaping reality.
MasterClass Underscores Diversity of Thought and Knowledge Through New Brand Identity
MasterClass has today unveiled its new brand identity that emphasizes its commitment to diversity of thought while giving a subtle nod to critical thinking and purposely leaving room for interpretation.
ICFF and WantedDesign Manhattan Announce CLOSEUP
The International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) and WantedDesign Manhattan have announced a new platform of design showcase 'CLOSEUP' - a two-day trade event inspired by a TV show format, for product launches, trend direction, and virtual networking experiences. Two dynamic days of programming will be presented on October 28 and 29 and broadcast live from New York.
Gusto 501 by PARTISANS
PARTISANS recently designed 'Gusto 501' for acclaimed restauranteur Janet Zuccarini - known for restaurants across North America, such as Felix Trattoria in Los Angeles.
ASID Releases Interior Design Resiliency Report
The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has released its 'Interior Design Resiliency Report' that sheds light on the design industry's resilience, offering a glimpse at the future of the profession and its importance during this critical moment of health and safety.
Phoenix Wharf Designs The Bristol Loaf's New Location in Bedminster
Phoenix Wharf has designed a new community foodie hub for innovative bakery business The Bristol Loaf.
MBH Architects Completes Jason Mraz Music Studio for ARTS
MBH Architects, in partnership with the Good Tidings Foundation, recently completed the Jason Mraz Music Studio for ARTS (A Reason to Survive), a non-profit that supports youth development through creativity and the arts.
Green Box Compostable Amenity Kit by Onmateria
OnMateria has unveiled 'The Green Box,' an amenity kit to help hotels transition to a circular economy. Green Box is made of bio-sourced, bio-based and compostable materials, fully integrable in a circular business model.
Architecture & Design Film Festival 2020
The 2020 Architecture & Design Film Festival will bring 16 virtual film programs, special guests, and director Q+As to viewers across the U.S. and Canada, with humanistic stories about some of the world's most iconic architects & designers and compelling explorations of racial injustice, urbanization, & utopian societies.
Designalytics Announces Winners of Inaugural Effectiveness Awards
Designalytics, in partnership with Dieline, has announced the winners of the first-annual Designalytics Effectiveness Awards, recognizing package redesigns that have been instrumental in driving business growth for fast-moving-consumer-goods (FMCG) brands.
Brandpie Creates New Brand Identity and Strategy for AmeriCorps
Brandpie recently created a new visual identity and brand strategy for AmeriCorps. The design consultancy created a clear and compelling story to increase understanding of AmeriCorps, an organization that brings people together to serve communities, and also defined a new visual identity to connect with its key audiences.
Adobe Announces UX Designers to Watch List 2020
Adobe and IxDA have unveiled their 'UX Designers to Watch 2020' list, the second iteration of the program highlighting the top 10 rising UX designers from around the globe.
Service Design Global Conference 2020
This year, the Service Design Global Conference (SDGC20) will be held online on October 22-23. Bringing the full power of the service design community together for a 'must-attend' virtual experience, the conference will look to explore all the latest tools, methods, insights, and trends shaping the direction of service design and its ultimate impact on the future of society.
These Melting Sculptures Expose Florida's Dire Climate Crisis
1stAveMachine and Zubi recently launched a new campaign for nonprofit The CLEO Institute. Spearheaded by 1stAveMachine Director and inventor Bob Partington, the campaign, entitled #FlClimateCrisis, brings greater awareness to Florida's rising temperatures through melting wax sculptures installed across the state's major cities.
STA 100 International Typography Competition 2020
Submissions are open until November 6, 2020, for the STA 100, an international typography competition recognizing innovative communication design since 1978.
The Hype of Home
BASIC is hosting an online conversation to explore the rise of interior design during the COVID era.
Citizen Chair by Konstantin Grcic for Vitra
Designed by Konstantin Grcic for Vitra, Citizen is a product whose unconventional construction enables a surprising new way of sitting that is perfect for the new home office needs.
Liqui Group Designs Series of Vitrines for LA Design Festival 2020
Liqui Group, in collaboration with LA Design Festival, has created a series of colorful vitrines for this years feature installation 'Design for the Future' showcasing independent designers and brands.
Adobe Releases State of Creativity Research Findings
Adobe has released research findings on the State of Creativity, illustrating the significant impact of the global pandemic and social unrest on the creative industry.
Vitra has announced its first-ever 'Vitra Summit,' a digital event to address the evolving conception of space, design, and the workplace.
Coway Icon Air Purifier Wins 2020 IDEA Award
Coway Icon Air Purifier, designed by fuseproject, has been announced as the Bronze winner in the Home category of the 2020 International Design Excellence Awards.
MBH Architects Modernizes Tourneau Retail Store in Naples, Florida
MBH recently completed Tourneau's new brick and mortar store at Naples, Florida's Waterside Shops. The renovated 2,300-square-foot space features a lively and luxurious design scheme.
Be Original Americas Launches On-Demand Virtual Programming
Be Original Americas has launched on-demand virtual programming from their 2020 fellowship. Available now to the public, viewers can watch 22 participating design companies covering the design process.
New goop Office by Rapt Studio
Rapt Studio recently designed goop's new, light-filled headquarters in Santa Monica. The design focuses on embodying the brand through space, creating an environment to propel the company to its next phase, and cultivating a place that promotes expansive thinking and creative development.
Architizer Launches Inaugural A+Firm Awards
Architizer has launched its 1st Annual A+Firm Awards, a new program created to spotlight the architects and collaborators behind the world's best architecture. Building on the success of its A+Awards program, which honors the year's best buildings and spaces, the A+Firm Awards is the only firm awards program explicitly designed to honor offices of all sizes, specializations, and geographies.
DBA Design Effectiveness Awards 2021
The 2021 DBA Design Effectiveness Awards is now open for entries. The Awards celebrates and champions the integral role design plays in business success, improving societies and enhancing people's lives.
Studio TK Debuts New Jima Seating Collection
Studio TK, in partnership with Artifort, has announced the launch of Patrick Norguet's new Jima Seating Collection.
Stanford Longevity Design Challenge 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic is bringing into sharper focus the cultural norms that guide us through life and is providing insights about what a new future might look like.
Lexus Design Award 2021
The applications are now open for the Lexus Design Award 2021, a global platform to support and nurture the next generation of creators. The award seeks to foster the growth of ideas that contribute to society by supporting designers and creators whose works can help to shape a better future.
Design Museum Launches 11th Edition of Design Ventura Challenge
The Design Museum, in partnership with Deutsche Bank, has launched the 11th edition of Design Ventura - a national design & enterprise challenge for secondary schools.
Hybrid: Objects for Future Homes
On view at the Powerhouse Museum through February 28, Hybrid is a new exhibition interrogating the contemporary urban condition and exploring the role of the home in 2030.
Morrama Imagines Sustainable Phone Ownership with 'Renew' Concept
Morrama's 'Renew' concept seeks to modernize our viewpoint on mobile phone ownership in response to the current unsustainable cycle of consistently replacing/upgrading mobile phones.
UTS's Respect.Now.Always. Wins 2020 Australian Good Design Award
The University of Technology Sydney's Respect.Now.Always. campaign has been recognized as one of Australia's most successful design projects for driving societal change.
Design-Nation Publishes '20 Makers, 20 Objects'
This month Design-Nation is celebrating twenty years of championing and supporting the UK's incredibly talented and multifaceted design and craft sector. Design-Nation's first landmark project, '20 Makers, 20 Objects,' is a curated online showcase that celebrates selected signature pieces of design from its network.
Green Product Award 2021
The eight Green Product Award is now open for submissions in 11 categories that make a sustainable lifestyle a reality.
Paolo Cesaretti Arch Wins 2020 Red Dot Award for 'Bespoke Romance'
Bespoke Romance, a temporary showroom project designed by Paolo Cesaretti Arch for Kale Group, has been awarded a 2020 Red Dot Award: Brand & Communication Design.
Tangerine Unveils 'Metamorphosis' Design Concept for Metro Travel Post Covid
tangerine has unveiled 'Metamorphosis,' a metro concept designed to help operators better plan for future pandemics by enabling them to readily adapt the train interior to minimize the risk of germ transmission during periods of local disruption created by novel viruses.
LARQ Launches UVC-LED Water Pitcher
LARQ has launched LARQ Pitcher, the first UVC-LED two-stage filtration pitcher for the home. Like the flagship LARQ bottle, LARQ Pitcher integrates its proprietary UVC-LED technology, as a second step in the purification process cleaning your water by destroying bio-contaminants at the molecular level.
Pedrali Debuts Panarea Collection by CMP Design
Pedrali has unveiled its new outdoor collection 'Panarea,' designed by CMP Design. Panarea is inspired by the Mediterranean coastline, and in the colors and refreshing breeze of an outdoor dinner on a sea-facing terrace, on a pleasant summer day.
C-IDEA Design Award 2020
The 2020 C-IDEA Design Award is now open for submissions. The annual juried design competition aims to recognize and promote visionary talents in a wide array of categories ranging from communication design, industrial design, architecture, interior design, fashion design and new media.
International Design Awards 2020
The International Design Awards (IDA) is calling established & student designers from around the world to submit their most innovative designs to its 14th annual design competition.
Communication Arts 2021 Interactive Competition
Communication Arts is calling for entries for its 27th 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.
Ware Malcomb Completes The Alles Group Corporate Office in Mexico
Ware Malcomb has completed the new corporate office of AG Innova Partners SA de CV, known as The Alles Group, located at Equus Parque Corporativo, in San Pedro Garza García, Nuevo León, México.
ZAS Architects Unveils Design for University of Toronto's New Learning Landscape
ZAS Architects, in collaboration with CEBRA Architecture, has unveiled the design for a new student-centered learning and support hub at the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus (UTSC).
WDO Launches 'Design in Space for Life on Earth' Design Challenge
WDO has announced a two-week virtual design challenge to apply design thinking to space-based research for life on Earth.
Woke Studios Unveils Neuralink Surgical Robot
Woke Studios designed the Neuralink surgical robot that was unveiled today by Elon Musk. Neuralink is a brain implant that enables humans to control technology with their thoughts.
LAMP 2020 Lighting Design Competition: Call for Entries
The 6th edition of LAMP International Lighting Design Competition is now open for submissions. The competition is aimed to discover emerging designers and encourage the advancement of established designers while delivering a unique platform to showcase these talents and introduce them to wider audiences.
Exhibit Columbus Announces 2020 Online Symposium
Exhibit Columbus - which launched in 2016 to celebrate the design legacy of Columbus, Indiana, through its annual exploration of architecture, art, design and community - has announced its third national symposium.
Gretel Designs First Annual Knoll Works Publication
Gretel has designed a new annual publication to replace Knoll's previous catalog series. The result fuses high-end editorial design, strategic branding acumen, and technical detail, striking the right balance between inspiration and information to highlight Knoll's wide range of offerings and design-focused ethos.
Our New Social Reality: The Future of the Public Realm
Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects is organizing a two-part conversation on the future of design and community engagement in the public realm. Bringing together a group of architects and community advocates, the conversation will highlight Detroit's unique perspective, and ask what can be learned from the city's history of resilience and community organizing as we attempt to grasp our new social reality.
ZIIIRO Launches Jupiter Timepiece
ZIIIRO has launched Jupiter, a new timepiece featuring unique watch dials and a minimal, well readable, timeless design.
Salem Architecture Renovates Maison Ave Courcelette
Salem Architecture recently renovated 'Maison Ave Courcelette,' a historic residence in the heart of Montreal.
Taipei Cycle D&I Awards 2021
Submissions are now open for the 2021 Taipei Cycle D&I Awards. The competition is open to all designers, manufacturers and retailers in bicycle-related industries.
ASID Virtual Conference 2020
The ASID Virtual Conference, to be held September 15-17, will offer free education and inspiration for any and all design professionals, with programming focused on timely topics like safe solutions for COVID spaces and designing for diversity and equity.
Russell Hill Road Residence by Taylor Smyth Architects
Taylor Smyth Architects, in collaboration with Cecconi Simone, designed a new contemporary residence in the traditional Toronto neighborhood of Forest Hill.
Ligne Roset Debuts Hémicycle by Philippe Nigro
Ligne Roset recently debuted Hémicycle collection, designed by Philippe Nigro. Hémicycle brings together a passion for research and respect for tradition.
The New Reality at London Design Festival
This year, the 'Virtual Design Destination by Adorno' will be the place to discover fifteen curated country collections of collectible design during the London Design Festival, featuring more than 200 exclusive pieces. The theme for this year's event is 'The New Reality.'
Pentagram Designs New Brand Identity for Rolls-Royce
Pentagram has designed the new brand identity of Rolls-Royce, to be rolled out from September. The new visual language is aimed to resonate with the younger demographic of clients.
Van Alen Institute Announces Winners of 'Reimagining Brooklyn Bridge' Competition
Van Alen Institute has announced the winners of Reimagining Brooklyn Bridge, an international design competition to rethink the iconic Brooklyn Bridge walkway.