Looking back. Special edition Pantone Flight Stool designed for the International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York City, 2005. Timeless sculptured plywood furniture. Designer: Barber Osgerby Producer: Isokon Plus
Bruce Nessbaum’s take on why TED may be better than Davos for socio-economic mess: too big of a disjuncture between problem and solution people. via BusinessWeek
Zara Arshad is gathering designers and creative types to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by creating a heap of ace mini placards [zara-arshad.com/60years]. The official site: un.org A snapshot of submissions to date are on zara’s flickr account.
Designers are invited to explore the concept of “Greener Gadgets.” Designs should seek to minimize the environmental impact of consumer electronic devices at any stage in the product lifecycle. Areas of sustainability to consider include energy, materials/lifecycle/recycling, social impact, and educational development. Designers can focus on a particular area of human enterprise (learning, playing, communicating, […]
Braun launched the 17th edition of the BraunPrize. This internationally recognised design competition is open to young industrial designers who are still studying or who have graduated within the last two years. International Competition to Promote Young Designers When it was established in 1968, the Braun- Prize was Germany’s first international competition to promote the […]
Every year, Cooper-Hewitt gives out design awards chosen by a jury of distinguished design gurus— but do you agree with the experts? First place: Zon hearing aid Second place: Design Observer Third place: Bennington Bookmarks. There are 276 listed winners!
Extended deadline: November 7, 2008. Architects. Designers. Interiors. Fashion. Graphics. International Design Awards Call to Entry
It’s a tea kettle design competition. Cash awards. Winners to receive expense-paid trip to Chicago for the International Home and Houseware Show in March 2009. Competition details.
Index is home to a dazzling display of interior design, quality and style. Featuring 1000’s of international brands, exclusive launches and an exciting mix of new ideas, if you’re fitting out an office, hotel, residential or public project or simply looking for eye-catching design, Index has everything you need, inside and out!
Registrations are still opened and reductions for groups are available! The international event Multiverso – Icograda Design Week will take place in Turin (Italy) from October 13th to 19th 2008 and is enterely dedicated to the new scenarios in the fields of communication design. The programme of this leading Italian and European event in terms […]