A new national oversight body, the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS), has been announced, in response to calls for improved product safety in the UK. The OPSS is to start work immediately, with a budget of £12m a year when fully operational. The OPSS will be tasked with enhancing consumer protection by identifying
L A M P (Lighting Architecture Movement Project) is calling for entries for its fourth annual international lighting design competition. The competition challenges designers to approach their light fixtures with the guidance of a singular word. This year’s theme is Cosmic. There are three categories for submission: student, emerging, and established designers. Submissions will open
Established in 2006, the eVolo Skyscraper Competition has become the world's most prestigious award for high-rise architecture. The contest recognizes outstanding ideas that redefine skyscraper design through the implementation of new technologies, materials, programs, aesthetics, and spatial organizations.
eVolo Magazine has announced the winners of its 2015 VMODERN Furniture Design Competition. The award recognizes innovative design and creates a forum for the discussion and development of the discipline.