Multidisciplinary Design News
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Autodesk Announces Lineup for Virtual Vision Series
Autodesk has announced the lineup for its Virtual Vision Series, which will take place in September this year and offer participants insight into the latest technology, trends, and techniques driving content creation for film, TV, games, and design visualization.
Monotype Announces 'Brand Talks Connected' Virtual Event
Monotype's 'Brand Talks Connected' live & interactive event will be held on August 27. The event will focus on the future, and how brands can rise to the challenges posed by an unsettled world.
Masters Design Lab Announces Scholarships and Social Impact Design Clinic
Masters Design Lab is now offering scholarships is for its hands-on mentored online design training. The world-renowned faculty is headed by Canadian multidisciplinary designer Prof. Michael Leblanc and the curriculum, with 25+ courses, is often updated to adhere to new design techniques and concepts.
Yves Behar Unveils Concept Design for Fabien Cousteau's Landmark Underwater Research Station
Yves Behar and fuseproject created the concept design for the world's most advanced underwater scientific research station and habitat, a project from renowned ocean explorer and conservationist Fabien Cousteau.
One Club Announces 'One School' Portfolio Program for Black Creatives
The One Club for Creativity has announced the launch of ONE School, a free 16-week portfolio program for young Black creatives. The free program will be run by award-winning Spotify creative director Oriel Davis-Lyons.
17 Global Artists 'Design the Future' for Future London Academy
Future London Academy asked 17 artists and designers from over 13 countries to 'Design the Future' - speculate what it will be like in 100 years, aiming to inspire designers everywhere to be part of it.
Design Night LIVE
Design Museum Everywhere, a non-profit organization dedicated to sharing the power of design, will host a virtual online event on September 19 filled with design sketches, games, familiar faces, a silent auction, and more.
Interior Design's Best of Year Awards 2020
Now celebrating its 15th year, Interior Design's Best of Year Awards is the ultimate measure of design excellence, honoring the most significant projects and products of the year from around the globe. Entries from around the world are accepted for all categories.
HP, Intel and Movidiam Team Up to Offer Free Creative Classes
HP has partnered with Intel and Movidiam to launch a brand-new free initiative designed to inspire the next generation of creatives and digital artists.
Good Design Show Europe 2020
Good Design annually awards distinguishing designers through for excellence, creativity, and novelty; talented creators who promote the design as the art of evolution, the art of a better future.
Phaidon Launches Materialising Colour: Journeys with Giulio Ridolfo
Phaidon has released 'Materialising Colour,' a coffee table book that dives into the work and methodologies of master colorist Giulio Ridolfo, the man behind the success of many of Kvadrat's beloved contemporary fabric collections and color palettes.
City of Baltimore Publishes 'Design for Distancing: Ideas Guidebook'
The City of Baltimore has released the 'Design for Distancing Guidebook,' a digital resource that will provide safe placemaking inspiration for businesses, cities, and people worldwide to safely reopen and improve their own public spaces.
San Francisco Design Week 2020 Design Award Winners Announced
San Francisco Design Week (SFDW) has announced winners of the 2020 Design Awards virtually for the first time in its history. This year's theme, 'Intentional Distortions' was met by award winners from leading design firms, in-house teams, and creative individuals, who were honored online at the San Francisco Design Week Awards.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
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.