2016 San Francisco Design Awards + Summit

spaces, objects, visual, graphic, digital & experience design
design champion, best studio, best start-up & best supplier
plus over 40 specialist categories

accelerate transformation, celebrate courage
growing demand for design

 

Key Dates

11 August - Standard Deadline
1 September - Late Deadline
22 September - Judging & Ratings
5 October - Rating closes
6 October - Winners announced
16 November - Awards Presentation
16 November - DESIGN SUMMIT

Welcome to the 2016 SFO [city] design awards.

We’re in exciting times, where tech and innovation are creating an infinite realm of possibilities. The key to making those possibilities reality is great design.  The [city] design awards program provides marketplace recognition across an extensive range of categories and celebrates the creativity and courage of those who are leading the way. 

[get involved] join a community DRIVENxDESIGN and nominate your project today.

Key Dates

11 August - Standard Deadline
1 September - Late Deadline
22 September - Judging & Ratings
5 October - Rating closes
6 October - Winners announced
16 November - Awards Presentation
16 November - DESIGN SUMMIT


Are Branding Agencies Still Relevant?

🕒 29/06/2016

The old way of designing brands is in desperate need of a rethink, writes Edenspiekermann's Paul Woods for Fast Comany.

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Dieter Rams is Finally Getting the Feature Film he Deserves

🕒 22/06/2016

Helvetica filmmaker Gary Hustwit is training his camera on the revered German designer who influenced Apple. It's about time.

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Inside the Design of Google's First Smart Jacket

🕒 23/05/2016

Google's futuristic Project Jacquard is making its commercial debut - as a jean jacket. Last year, Google announced Project Jacquard: an intriguing plan to turn all of your clothes into touchscreen controllers, partnering with Levi's to incorporate the technology into its denim products.

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The indoors feels like outdoors - Apple's New San Francisco Store

🕒 19/05/2016

The big new flagship store isn't just located in Union Square - it feels like it's part of it. Harry McCracken reviews the new space for Fast Company.

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Google Launches Tilt Brush App for virtual reality sketching

🕒 9/05/2016

Google's virtual reality painting app, Tilt Brush, could allow architects and designers to walk through their sketches in 3D as they draw them. Available on the HTC Vive headset device, Tilt Brush allows users to create 3D imagery using a simple controller that mimics the gestures of painting.

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