nendo Designs 'Resilience' Exhibition for Akihiro Yoshida
nendo has designed Akihiro Yoshida's private exhibition of spatial and graphic design works.
LARQ Launches New Terra Collection
LARQ has unveiled its newest line, 'the Terra Collection,' consisting of four earth-tone colorways inspired by nature, travel, and the outdoors.
Ragged Edge Rebrands Laka to Turn the Industry on Its Head
Ragged Edge has rebranded Laka, a community-based insurer of cyclists. The new brand sets Laka up to change the fundamentals of insurance, offering a revolutionary model to turn the industry on its head.
Marin County Art Garden by Surfacedesign
Surfacedesign recently completed the Marin County Art Garden. This sculptural garden overlooking the San Francisco Bay reflects the vision of passionate art collectors whose personal artistic vision includes the idea of the landscape being experienced and enhanced through play and exploration.
Zane Grey Pueblo Hotel by JCJ Architecture
JCJ Architecture recently renovated 'Zane Grey Pueblo Hotel,' a beautiful local landmark on California's beautiful Santa Catalina Island, providing travelers with the ultimate California lifestyle experience.
Calico Wallpaper Partners with Lindsey Adelman to Launch Eden
Calico Wallpaper has debuted 'Eden,' a new wallpaper collection designed by Lindsey Adelman.
modern8 Delivers Vibrant Designs for Wave Coffee
modern8 has designed the brand identity for Direct-to-consumer (DTC) subscription coffee brand, 'Wave Coffee.'
Polestar Launches Global Design Contest
Polestar has launched a new and unique design contest geared to inspire and promote automotive creativity. The competition is open to both students and professional designers.
Number of Architects Continues to Climb in the United States
The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) has released its annual Survey of Architectural Registration Boards, which provides exclusive insight into data collected from the architectural licensing boards throughout the United States.
SWA Group Designs The Promenade On Forest
SWA Group has designed 'The Promenade On Forest,' a pandemic-age pedestrian plaza with dining, shopping and safe gathering spaces in laguna beach.
The One Show 2020 Global Creative Rankings Announced
The One Club for Creativity has revealed 'The One Show 2020 Global Rankings,' the definitive measure for global creative excellence. Led by the outstanding awards performance of 'Moldy Whopper' for Burger King, DAVID Miami landed the top agency position.
nendo Designs ruck-tote for ROOTOTE
nendo has designed a new tote bag for ROOTOTE. The ruck-tote's warped pentagon shape shifts its center of gravity forward, so the heavier its contents, the more the wearer can handle the bag like a rucksack carried over one shoulder.
ICONIC Australian Design
Design Tasmania has announced 'ICONIC Australian Design,' an online exhibition featuring over 100 products designed in Australia. The exhibition is curated by Ian Wong, from Monash University.
Coalesse Lagunitas Lounge System by Toan Nguyen
Coalesse's Lagunitas Lounge System is a collection of architectural structures that create soft barriers, allowing for safer distancing when working alone - together.
IDA Announces Winners of COVID-19 Design Innovation Grant
The International Design Awards (IDA) and the European Product Design Awards (ePDA) have unveiled the winners of the 'COVID-19 Design Innovation Grant.'
Can Design Save Us? The Index Project Launches New Podcast Series
Launched by The Index Project, 'Can design save us?' podcast series will explore design as a pioneering force for good.
Restaurant Savoy by Alvar and Aino Aalto Now Open After Renovation by Studioilse
Following a six-month renovation, Artek has announced the official opening of Restaurant Savoy, a cultural landmark in Helsinki originally designed by Alvar and Aino Aalto.
ASID Launches Virtual Internship Program
For design students struggling with canceled internships and interrupted summer plans due to COVID-19, the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has stepped in to provide the next step in their professional development with their new Virtual Internship.
Autodesk Issues Call for AU 2020 Proposals
As Autodesk's annual AU conference pivots to a virtual format this year, the company is calling on customers around the world to help it make a digital splash. Autodesk has announced an open call for proposals spanning talks, instructional demos, panels, roundtables, hands-on labs, product briefings and articles.
Perrotin Hong Kong Moves to New Location with Interiors Designed by Andre Fu
Perrotin is relocating its Hong Kong gallery from its former premises on Connaught Street Central, to K11 ATELIER Victoria Dockside on the Tsim Sha Tsui harbourfront.
PepsiCo Introduces SodaStream Professional Hydration Platform
PepsiCo is expanding the SodaStream brand with the introduction of SodaStream Professional, an eco-friendly hydration platform where users can choose from various unsweetened flavors, carbonation levels and temperatures to create the perfect drink.
Best Practice Architecture Renovates Serafina Seattle
Best Practice Architecture recently renovated Serafina, a Seattle Italian restaurant located in the Eastlake neighborhood.
'Yeah, What Lester Said' Exhibition and Panel on Sustainability in Design
Midtown's Detroit Center for Design + Technology is hosting 'Yeah, What Lester Said,' an online event that delves in-depth to explore the impact of climate change under the lens of architecture and the built environment.
Future of Branding Week LIVE
Future of Branding Week LIVE is a 5-day online program specially created for experienced branding professionals, creative and design directors who are constantly looking for new approaches, tools and fresh case studies.
IAAC Global Summer School 2020 to Offer Online Workshops
The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) has announced the 2020 Global Summer School (GSS20), the 13th edition of the international summer educational program focused on redesigning the future of our cities. The program will take place online from IAAC Barcelona from June 29 through July 24.
B&B Studio Designs New Packaging and Identity for Natural Condiments Brand Dr Will's
B&B studio has redesigned Dr Will's brand identity and packaging. Launched in 2017, with a mission to make healthier versions of ketchup, mayonnaise and BBQ sauce, the brand relies on natural sugars and healthy fats to create products with zero compromise on taste - the raison d'etre of the condiments category.
FutureBrand Partners with Nestlé to Create New Customizable Superfood Drinks Brand: nesQino
FutureBrand has been working with Nestlé to create the entire brand identity for innovative new superfood drinks brand 'nesQino.'
Wittman Estes Renovates Wendell Lovett Home Overlooking Lake Washington
Wittman Estes recently renovated the Madrona House in Seattle for a family that loves cooking, art collecting, and being outdoors.
Trollbäck+Company Delivers a Fresh Brand Evolution for TBS
Trollbäck+Company has delivered a fresh brand evolution for TBS, elevating the network from one of TV's top comedy brands to a genre-fluid, taste-driven entertainment destination.
Landscape Forms Debuts 'Link' Outdoor Seating System
Landscape Forms has debuted 'Link,' an innovative and highly flexible outdoor seating system.
Canadian Blood Services Facility by NORR
NORR recently completed a hub of lifesaving services for western Canada. The second-largest blood processing and distribution center of its kind, the Canadian Blood Services Production, Distribution and Testing Facility is designed to be a multi-purpose hub of life-saving services for patients and hospitals across western Canada.
Lilly Reich Grant for Equality in Architecture
Fundació Mies van der Rohe has launched the 2nd edition of the Lilly Reich Grant for equality in architecture.
Still & Motion: Hong Kong International Poster Triennial 2020
Submissions are now open for the 2020 Hong Kong International Poster Triennial: Still & Motion. Jointly presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and the Hong Kong Designers Association, and organized by the Hong Kong Heritage Museum, this international poster design competition is open to designers and creative minds from all over the world.
Kiss Rebrands Bleiker's Smokehouse
Kiss recently rebranded Yorkshire smoked salmon producer Bleiker's Smokehouse. Kiss Branding was brought onboard to consolidate and refresh the long-established Yorkshire fish business' brand after it struggled to gain stand out in the smoked salmon category.
Milestones in Contemporary Design 2020-2021
Milestones in Contemporary Design 2020-2021, on view at the Red Dot Design Museum from June 23 through May 31, 2021, features the 76 winners of the Red Dot Product Design Award.
International Building Design Competition 2020
The Building and Construction Authority of Singapore is co-organizing an international building design competition. The theme for this year's competition is 'Sustainable & Intelligent City,' stressing the importance of designing sustainable and smart buildings or buildings in the urban Singapore context.
Alencastre 360 by HEMAA
HEMAA recently completed the Alencastre 360 residence in the West side of Mexico City.
What's Wrong With Podcast by Eray/Carbajo
What's Wrong With is a panel and podcast series hosted by Eray/Carbajo where the design firm invites progress makers of various fields to diagnose today's real problems and identify collaborative solutions for a sustainably better future.
Alloy Unveils 'Beam' Lighting Solution to Enhance Productivity and Video Calls
Alloy has unveiled Beam, a flexible lighting concept that enables better human connection during video calls.
Luca Nichetto Designs Classy Collection for Et al.
Luca Nichetto has designed a new chair collection for Et al. Through exceptional attention to detail and refined design, the Classy Collection finds a natural balance between functionality and elegance.
Wilson Associates Unveils Model Guest Rooms for Coli Hotel Fuzhou
Wilson Associates' Singapore studio has unveiled the model guest rooms for the Coli Hotel Fuzhou, located in the capital and one of the largest cities in the Fujian province of China.
PB Creative Reinvents AXE Fragrance Platform for New Generation
The Axe brand team has continued its collaboration with PB Creative to reinvent Axe's premium fragrance platform across all markets.
Carbon Counts Is Now an Online Interactive Exhibition
Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios and Studio Mothership have launched the online interactive exhibition 'Carbon Counts.'
FS Renaissance by Monotype
Monotype has released FS Renaissance, a single style font which explores the intersection between art and design, created by Monotype Creative Type Director Pedro Arilla and lettering artist Craig Black.
Art Lebedev Designs eRopeway Concept for Bosch
Art Lebedev has developed an overground transport concept for Bosch. The eRopeway marries the advantages of cable cars with the ability to hop on and off whenever you want.
The Index Project Releases Design Trend Report
The Index Project has released its new Trend Report, featuring over 90 designs compiled into 30 trends describing what's going on in the field of design right now.
Axolight Float by Mario Alessiani
Mario Alessiani recently designed a battery-powered lamp for Axolight. Float's concept was inspired by restaurateurs that put candles on empty bottles to create an atmosphere in their restaurants.
Herman Miller Debuts Eames Pride Hang-It-All
In celebration of Pride Month, Herman Miller has debuted a new edition of its iconic Eames Hang-It-All. The new Pride Hang-It-All includes painted wooden spheres arranged in a rainbow of color representing the diversity of the LGBTQ+ community. This rainbow orientation includes black and brown colors, first introduced in 2017 to represent the inclusion of LGBTQ+ people of color.
Moooi Hubble Bubble by Marcel Wanders Studio
Moooi has launched Hubble Bubble, a suspended lamp designed by Marcel Wanders Studio. Available in oil or frosted versions, this playful design is made from glass, and it can be hung both horizontally and vertically.
Public Voting Opens for 2020 George Matsumoto Prize
Public voting is now open for the 2020 George Matsumoto Prize, North Carolina's highest honor exclusively for Modernist residential architecture. This year there are 21 entries, from the coast to the mountains.
HBF Textiles Launches UP Collection by Kelly Harris Smith
Kelly Harris Smith has designed a new collection for HBF Textiles that captures the energy of city life.
Choeff Levy Fischman Completes First Residence in Weston, Florida
Choeff Levy Fischman recently completed a residence in Weston, Florida. The one-story abode is located in an area where modern design is virtually unfamiliar.
ADFF Partners with NeoCon to Present Four Nights of Great Films
In conjunction with NeoConnect, ADFF will present four nights of great films about architecture and design.
FLOS Releases Bellhop in New Colors
FLOS has added two new bright finish options for Bellhop - the portable table lamp from Barber & Osgerby.
YOUTH Completes Stone Cross Restoration
YOUTH recently restored and modernized Stone Cross, an iconic grade-II gothic-style manor house built in 1878, located in rural Cumbria.
Chair Stories: 16 Short Films on the Fascinating World of Chairs
In follow up to Chair Times, Heinz Bütler's 90-minute documentary on the history of seating furniture, Vitra is now streaming Chair Stories, a series of sixteen short films that delve deeper into the main themes touched upon in the documentary.
ecoLogicStudio Unveils Domestic Algae Garden 'BioBombola'
ecoLogicStudio has unveiled BioBombola, a pioneering project that invites individuals, families and communities to cultivate a domestic algae garden - a sustainable source of vegetable proteins.
Europe 40 Under 40: Call for Entries
The 2020 Europe 40 Under 40, an annual awards program that celebrates the next new talented generation of European architects and designers, is now open for entries.
AIA CA Announces Winners of 2020 Architecture at Zero Competition
The AIA California has announced the winners of its ninth annual Architecture at Zero competition for zero net energy (ZNE) building designs. The competition strives to generate new, innovative ideas for zero net energy (ZNE) construction to help achieve California's goal for all new residential construction to be ZNE by 2020 and all new commercial construction to be ZNE by 2030.
KLEO Art Residences Wins at 47th Annual IIDA Interior Design Competition
KLEO Art Residences, designed by JGMA and built on 2019, has been recently selected as winner of the 47th annual IIDA Interior Design Competition and the 2020 CNDA Richard A. Driehaus Design Excellence.
222 Taylor by David Baker Architects
Designed by David Baker Architects, 222 Taylor is an affordable family building opened in 2019. The building has taken a circuitous route through the development and design process.
FutureBrand Creates Pioneering Global Mental Healthcare Brand Launching in China
FutureBrand has created a new global mental healthcare brand 'Mindfront' for Luye Medical Group.
SEGD Academic Summit 2020
Each year the Society for Experiential Design (SEGD) holds an academic summit in conjunction with the annual conference. The 2020 Academic Summit will be held online, via Zoom, on the afternoons of June 11 and 12 as a forum for current thinking in design education research, projects, and curriculum innovation.
La Belle Vue by OKHA
OKHA has designed the interiors for La Belle Vue, a complete architectural renovation and extension project by Bomax Architects.
Herzog & de Meuron and Quadrangle Unveil New Tower Design for Toronto's Mink Mile
Herzog & de Meuron and Quadrangle have been appointed by Kroonenberg Groep and ProWinko to design a mixed-use tower at the northwest corner of Bay and Bloor in Toronto.
Studio TK Partners with Vondom, Debuts Four Indoor/Outdoor Seating and Table Collections
Studio TK recently entered into a new venture with Vondom. Under the new alliance, Studio TK will offer Vondom's Africa, Delta, and Kes seating lines, and Mari-Sol tables in the North American market.
Fake Graphics for Real Movies: Graphic Design in Animated Film
In animated movies, hundreds, sometimes thousands, of pieces of illustrative and typographic design are generated to create a believable and rich world. The graphic designers' main role is to support and advance the storytelling while adding beauty, humor, texture, and a sense of time and place.
61 Paramus by NORR
NORR recently renovated 61 Paramus for Onyx Equities, a real estate investment & property services firm.
IIDA Announces JKMM Architects as 47th Annual Interior Design Awards Best of Competition Winner
IIDA has announced JKMM Architects as the Best of Competition winner for the 2020 Interior Design Competition for their project Amos Rex.
The Pocket Complete Color Harmony
To be released this October, the pocket-size version of Complete Color Harmony is designed as a guide for anyone interested in the field of color: designers, artists, craftspeople, flower arrangers, event planners, and DIYers.
Midcentury and Modern Meet In Smooth Bumpout by SHED
SHED recently completed Genesee Shapeshifter, located in the Lakewood Neighborhood in Seattle, WA. A sympathetic addition to the existing midcentury home, this remodel reorients the home towards the rear yard (which wasn't previously accessible), while working cleverly with light and height to complement the existing gable and create interesting, unique volumes in each part of the home.
Lantern Designs Branding for Zero Gravity
Lantern has designed branding for a tech-for-good organization, that's helping students from low-income backgrounds get great advice and support from university undergrads through a digital mentoring platform.
W San Francisco by Skylab
W San Francisco is an electric urban oasis located in the bustling heart of San Francisco's SoMa District. Boasting 401 guest rooms including 12 suites, the hotel offers a hip and stylish downtown retreat.
Icon for Neuchâtel's Central Plaza in Nuevo Polanco: International Call For Artists
MIRA and MASSIVart invite national and international artists to develop a proposal for a permanent public artwork to be located in the public plaza of MIRA's latest real estate development in Mexico City: Neuchâtel's Cuadrante Polanco.
RTF Architecture, Construction & Design Awards 2020
Rethinking The Future has launched the 2020 Architecture, Construction & Design Awards. The competition invites trendsetters, the pioneers and leaders - firms dealing with the global contemporary challenges head-on - with continuous innovation and excellence, and bring the best of such projects into the light to inspire the next generation.
Autodesk Releases 3ds Max 2021.1
Autodesk has released 3ds Max 2021.1, introducing new texture baking advancements, increased capabilities for physically based rendering (PBR) workflows, and viewport and modeling tool enhancements.
Jumpthegap 2020 International Design Contest
Roca has launched a special edition of its international design competition 'jumpthegap,' focused on proposing new products or services related to the functions of the bathroom space, such as sanitation, hygiene, and wellbeing, but that could now be required in so many spaces, public or private, in a covid scenario.
Cartier House by Microclimat
Microclimat recently completed Cartier House in Montréal, Canada. Compact and nestled on a city lot with restrained proportions, including a narrow lateral passage and a small green inner courtyard, the original house presented some challenges for its expansion.
Bruce Presents Architecture 20/20: New Visions for Public Spaces in the Age of COVID-19
Bruce Presents, the Bruce Museum's program series featuring thought leaders in the fields of art and science, returns on Thursday, June 4, 7:00 - 8:30 pm (EDT), with a Zoom virtual panel discussion: Architecture 20/20: New Visions for Public Spaces in the Age of COVID-19.
Next Creative Leaders 2020: Now Open to Non-Binary Creatives
The call for entries is now open for the 2020 Next Creative Leaders (NCL), a portfolio competition that identifies, celebrates and gives a global platform to talented womxn creatives who are making their mark on the world with both their work and a unique point of view on creative leadership that's changing the industry for the better.
Sleep & Eat 2020
Sleep & Eat is Europe's leading design and innovation event for the hospitality sector. The International Exhibition features established and emerging brands launching their latest collections and showcasing their most design-led products.
Terraplanter 'Inside-Out' Hydroponic Planter by Eran Zarhi
Designed by Eran Zarhi, Terraplanter is an inside-out hydroponic planter made for indoor plant growing.
Tom Dixon & Prolicht Unveil CODE
Tom Dixon has announced a collaboration with Prolicht to launch a new lighting range 'CODE.' The range utilizes bare LEDs on circuit boards that can be used to create thin strips, delicate chains and continuous columns of light.
Gogoro Unveils Eeyo 1 Ultralight eBike
Gogoro has unveiled Eeyo 1 ebike, designed to address the daily challenges of city life and takes a different approach to traditional ebikes by prioritizing agility over utility.
Stak by Sandler
The Sandler Stak chair is a classic of British design. Combining functionality and simplicity in a form that celebrates the materials and technologies used in its manufacture, the Stak chair is considered an exemplar of the modern design era.
PB Creative Designs Visual Identity and Packaging for Kraft Heinz's New Karvan Cévitam Range
PB Creative has partnered with Kraft Heinz to develop a new premium tier for drinks cordial brand Karvan Cévitam.
The Clerkenwell Brothers Designs New Brand ID & Packaging for Little Miracles
The Clerkenwell Brothers has designed a new brand identity and packaging for Little Miracles, a global iced tea brand.
Sustainability Deep Dive 2020
IDSA's Sustainability Deep Dive 2020 is a three-day virtual event that will feature a comprehensive mix of expert presentations and skill-building sessions meant to produce a wellspring of innovative ideas and possibilities that are desperately needed to bring about change.
SCI-Arc Making+Meaning 2020
SCI-Arc has announced that its summer program Making+Meaning will be held online this year. Now open to applicants all around the world, students from across the US, Asia, Europe, and beyond will convene to delve deeply into the most cutting-edge techniques and processes advancing design and architecture today.
San Francisco Design Week 2020
The 14th Annual San Francisco Design Week (SFDW), which attracts annually 60,000 visitors from around the world, is returning this year as the first regional virtual design festival.
D&AD New Blood Digital Festival 2020
D&AD has revealed its plans for the 2020 New Blood Digital Festival, running from July 6-10 in place of its annual Festival at London's Truman Brewery. The digital festival will provide a virtual platform that continues to support and stimulate emerging creative talent during what will be a challenging year for graduates.
Spitzkant by Julien Fincker
Julien Fincker has released Spitzkant, a serif typeface family that is characterized by strong contrasts. Pointed, sharp serifs and edges contrast with round and fine forms, making it very individual and expressive. This makes it particularly suitable for branding, editorial, packaging and advertising.
CallisonRTKL Brings Together Two Nokia Offices to Create One Collaborative Workplace
Nokia recently tasked CallisonRTKL with uniting two of Nokia's existing campuses in Las Colinas and Plano, Texas, and consolidating them into a single location in Cypress Waters.
Teknion Reimagines hiSpace Quick Connect Tables
Teknion has released the re-engineered version of its hiSpace Quick Connect Tables. The elevated design includes a softer profile, simple yet meaningful conveniences, brand new technologies, and an assembly time of less than five minutes.
Young Guns 18: Call for Entries
The One Club for Creativity has opened the call for entries for Young Guns 18, celebrating international creative professionals age 30 or younger. Young Guns is the industry's only global, cross-disciplinary, portfolio-based awards competition that identifies and celebrates today's vanguard of young creatives.
The 41st Annual Telly Awards Honors Winners
The Telly Awards, the world's largest honor for video and television content across all screens, has revealed the winners of this year's competition.
Pininfarina Designs Rakuten Mobile's New Concept Store in Shibuya
Pininfarina designed a new concept store for Rakuten Mobile, opened last week in the popular shopping and entertainment area of Shibuya, Tokyo.
IDC Develops Defibrillator Training Device
IDC has developed an AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) training device to support the training of first-aid workers.
Studio TK's Havn Tables Provide a Versatile Solution for Today's Remote Work Culture
Studio TK has unveiled new additions to its Havn Collection. This new offering of occasional tables complements the Havn Seating Collection, designed by Busk+Hertzog for Studio TK.
PepsiCo Launches New Design Podcast 'In Your Shoes'
PepsiCo has launched a new, biweekly podcast to explore the transformative power of design: In Your Shoes, hosted by PepsiCo's Chief Design Officer, Mauro Porcini.