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Tiffany & Co. Taps Lauren Santo Domingo for New Role, Kohler Unveils Douglas Friedman Collaboration, and More News

From significant business changes to noteworthy product launches, there’s always something new happening in the world of design. In this biweekly roundup, AD PRO has everything you need to know. Design Happenings Miranda Kerr and Universal Furniture celebrate release of second collection Bobby Berk and Miranda Kerr at the launch of Tranquility. Photo: Veronica Sams […]

The Future Perfect Spotlights Contemporary Korean Design, Christian Haas Makes Solo Debut in New York, and More News

Christian Haas makes New York solo debut Porto, Portugal–based industrial designer Christian Haas seamlessly moves between such disparate materials as Japanese oak, feather grass, marble, and recycled aluminum. In “Hands On,” his first solo show at Tribeca retail and event venue 180 the Store, is on view through February 24 and includes 15 installations centered on such products […]

An Iconic Frank Lloyd Wright Desk Design Enters Its WFH Era

The long, harmonious relationship between Frank Lloyd Wright and Steelcase commenced in 1939, when the manufacturer brought the prolific architect and designer’s furniture creations for the Great Workroom at the SC Johnson Administration Building in Racine, Wisconsin, to fruition. That historic connection (strengthened in 1985, when Steelcase purchased Wright’s 1909 Prairie School masterpiece, the Meyer […]

Completion of BV Mehl’s house in Frankfurt

The architecture firm Ian Shaw Architekten in Frankfurt, has completed the BV Mehl building in Germany. Design shape The building consists of 2 intertwined and cantilevered cubes consisting of 2 single apartments, the building also includes 2 family apartments, and was named BV Mehl. Floor plans have been edited to maximize flexibility of use, by […]

Different designs and ideas for the White House from the competition for the first American president for the headquarters of government

Different designs and ideas for the White House from the competition for the first American president for the headquarters of government

The White House shows up in a remarkable style of unmistakable engineering, despite its modest classic design. In 1792, the first US President George Washington held a rivalry to design the White House, which was won by James Hoban of Ireland, where numerous modelers offered their own adaptations of the White House. After almost 10 […]

2021 Richard J. Neutra Award for Professional Excellence awarded to Toyo Ito

Neutra Award

The Department of Architecture, California Polytechnic University, Pomona, is pleased to award Toyo Ito the 2021 Richard J. Neutra Award for Professional Excellence. The Neutra Award recognizes the contributions that Richard Neutra, an acclaimed modern architect, and former Cal Poly Pomona lecturer, made to the practice of architecture within the areas of research and style. The Neutra Award acknowledges individuals who […]

TerraViva Competitions launches THE LIVING MUSEUM Competition

TerraViva Competitions launches THE LIVING MUSEUM. A new architecture competition focused on designing micro-accommodation units immersed in the Sardinian landscape of the Nivola Museum. Prizes up to 7.000 € will be awarded to the winners selected by an international jury panel composed by, among others, Stefano Boeri (Stefano Boeri Architetti), Arthur Chang (NADAAA), Nicolás Campodonico  (Nicolás Campodonico), Luis Gallego Pachón (Paredes Pedrosa Arquitectos); Registration Deadline: Sunday, Aug 1st, 2021 – 11:59 pm […]

Almost Studio announced as 2021 Ragdale Ring Competition winners

The Ragdale Foundation is a national artist residency program located in Lake Forest, Illinois. In 2013, the inspiration launched a contest to “reinterpret the Ragdale Ring,” designed by architect Howard Van Doren Shaw in 1912. Shaw’s ring design helped spring forward the thought to welcome and promoted contemporary, experimental, and functional design ideas for the competition. […]

New architecture and design competitions: Modernism in America, Race and Space, Graduation Projects, and Interior Design Awards

    2021 Modernism in America Awards Register/Submit Deadline: Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021 “Nominations are now being accepted for the 2021 Modernism in America Awards. Now in its eighth year, the Awards celebrate the documentation, preservation, and reuse of recent buildings, structures, and landscapes inbuilt in the US or on U.S. territory. The Awards recognize those building […]

Ten structures recognized with 2021 IDEAS² Awards for innovative ste


One week after unveiling a 3D-printed pedestrian steel bridge concept as the 2021 Forge Prize winner, the American Institute of Steel Construction has announced this year’s recipients of the Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel Awards (or IDEAS² for short). The ten selected project designs from across the U.S. were honored for pushing the envelope […]