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2014 Good Design Festival

GOOD DESIGN FESTIVAL, 23 MAY TO 9 JUNE 2014 Good Design Australia is proud to announce the 2014 Good Design Festival with VIVID Sydney from 23 May – 9 June. The 2014 Good Design Festival will feature a two day international design conference at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), a public design showcase in…

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Good Design Awards – Entries Close In 2 Weeks!

Good Design Australia is calling for entries to the 2014 Good Design Awards and invites you to be part of the biggest celebration of design and innovation for 2014. With fifteen categories open for entry spanning everything from consumer products to automotive design, medical and scientific equipment, furniture and lighting design, packaging design, sporting equipment,…

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2014 Good Design Awards – Early Bird Closes Today!

Good Design Australia is calling for entries to the 2014 Good Design Awards (formerly the Australian International Design Awards) and invites you to be part of the biggest celebration of design and innovation for 2014. With fifteen categories open for entry, join Australia’s most comprehensive and exciting design awards program. Enter by 11:59pm (EST) Friday…

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History of Industrial Design

By any other name this cult hit is called American Pickers or Pickers for short. But we like to call it a modern History of Industrial Design. The show covers the adventures of Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz as they pick their way through abandoned out houses, forgotten barns and overgrown yards of America’s heartland.…

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2014 Good Design Awards – Early Bird Closes Tomorrow

Good Design Australia is calling for entries to the 2014 Good Design Awards (formerly the Australian International Design Awards) and invites you to be part of the biggest celebration of design and innovation for 2014. With fifteen categories open for entry, join Australia’s most comprehensive and exciting design awards program. Enter before Friday 28 February to…

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Study: Good Design Is Good For Business

A new analysis by the Design Management Institute, a Boston-based non-profit focused on design management, puts numbers to what design junkies suspected all along: in the past 10 years, design-driven companies outperformed the Standard & Poor’s 500–a stock market index of 500 large publicly traded companies–by 228%. These companies included Apple, Coca-Cola, Ford, Herman Miller,…

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Move Over Product Design, UX Is The Future

Rick Wise, CEO of Lippincott, says experience innovation is the next design imperative. For decades, the most successful businesses thrived on product innovation as the natural strategy to increase revenues, market share, and loyalty. Fast forward to 2014: today’s product innovations, and the growth they create, are often incremental, narrow, and fleeting. Take TVs or…

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2014 Good Design Awards Open For Entry

Good Design Australia is calling for entries to the 2014 Good Design Awards (formerly the Australian International Design Awards) and invites you to be part of the biggest celebration of design and innovation for 2014. Under the new banner of the Good Design Awards, the 2014 program aims to recognise top quality amongst the best…

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Red Dot Award: Product Design 2014

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2014 is open for entries. This year, 23 product categories are available and they cover the complete range of modern design – from interior design to ‘babies and children’ to consumer electronics.”The importance of a competition is defined only by its credibility. Clear criteria for granting awards, jury members with…

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Experience Design: A Framework for Integrating Brand, Experience, and Value

Experience Design: A Framework for Integrating Brand, Experience, and Value, published by Method’s co-founders, aims to help businesses tap into the power of design and foster better collaboration between business and design in order to deliver more valuable experiences to customers.Patrick Newbery and Kevin Farnham argue that in order to be successful, businesses need to…

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