Design In Europe


26/10/2008 [Global] [permalink]

Deskography is a simple little service where you upload photos of your desk. Why? Well, the idea is that it's fun to invite the world to see where you work.

HUGO Create challenge
15/08/2008 [Global] [permalink]

Round 4 of the HUGO Create challenge is open for entries! Theme of this round is "Vinyl Cover / Music Poster".

Book: How to Be a Rockstar Freelancer
06/05/2008 [Global] [permalink]

Covering everything from getting started to expanding your business, How to Be a Rockstar Freelancer is the official FreelanceSwitch book. Written by Collis & Cyan Ta'eed - the founders of the site - it's packed with new information, advice and insights not covered on the blog.

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14/04/2008 [Global] [permalink]

On 14th of April celebrates the 5th Anniversary and this day they present you their brand new project - - an invitation based collaborative playground opened for anyone who surf or creates the world of design on the web. The common aim is to find cool stuff and share it in one place. Designslice serves 3 types of content and they are Slice, Video and Event. So they are capable to cover static, motion and collective movements around the world. Check it out!

New book: Logo Lounge 4
01/03/2008 [Global] [permalink]

The fourth volume in the best-selling LogoLounge series provides 2,000 totally new logos from designers worldwide. This book, like the previous titles in the series, is compiled in association with, a website that was launched by Bill Gardner in 2002. The site is dedicated to logos. Top designers and design firms are hand picked and invited to be "foundation members." Foundation and web site members each supply multiple logos to the site. Each LogoLounge book presents thousands of new logos that have been added to the site, providing designers with an invaluable source for design inspiration and a resource for design solutions. The first portion of the book profiles 10 top designers recent work in the area of logo design; the second part of the book contains almost 2,000 logos organized by logo design (typography, people, mythology, nature, sports, etc.)

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Netdiver Best of the Year
22/02/2008 [Global] [permalink]

"Netdiver Best of the Year are more than a yearly retrospective - or a trendy compendium. We share the same space as TIME Best of the Year (via Google) and for an online sub-culture design magazine, we think that's pretty awesome. Review our 100 best of the best! These folks whatever their disciplines create memorable and dazzling projects, taking us to uncharted territories where imagination, skill, talent abide - inciting us to keep pushing forward."

Pretty Ugly Furniture
20/02/2008 [Global] [permalink]

Take a photo of your most ugly piece of furniture and win new design furniture worth up to 5000 EUR.

HUGO Create - a new creative challenge
07/02/2008 [Global] [permalink]

HUGO Create is a new and innovative competition for creative people from all-over the world. HUGO Fragrances give them the chance to express themselves and develop unique designs for the iconic HUGO fragrance. The design contest wants to act as a spotlight for creative talents from around the world.

Are you a designer, illustrator, photographer, artist, student or creative at heart? Show the world your talent & win! The 10 best entries of every round will receive cash prizes of 500 US-$. The work of the round winner will be published in i-D magazine.

The HUGO Create contest is now open for entries.

02/02/2008 [Global] [permalink]

Built on the success of Eulda, the European Logo Design Annual (which it replaces), Wolda is the innovative graphic design awards scheme that rewards the best logos and trademarks designed throughout the world. Wolda s mission is to promote excellence in visual communication and to provide real recognition to the people who invest their passion in this field. Designers, agencies, studios and students from all over the world are invited to enter. For Wolda 2008, any logo published between January 1, 2007 and December 31, 2007 is eligible. Deadline for submissions: May 20, 2008

15/11/2007 [Global] [permalink]

Blackle saves energy because the screen is predominantly black. "Image displayed is primarily a function of the user's color settings and desktop graphics, as well as the color and size of open application windows; a given monitor requires more power to display a white (or light) screen than a black (or dark) screen." Roberson et al, 2002.

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