Multidisciplinary Design News
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.
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.
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.
Winners of 2020 National Design Awards Announced
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum announced the winners of the 2020 National Design Awards.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.