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Heineken Limited Edition Design Challenge
An international competition to redesign the famous green bottle judged by CH's own Evan Orensten
Advertorial content: To honor their forthcoming 140th anniversary Heineken is hosting an international competition to redesign the iconic green bottle, with the winning design to be unveiled as a limited edition in December 2012. Falling in line...
Tiger Translate Beijing: Double Vision
Graphic artists modify imagery of the metropolis
by Phuong-Cac Nguyen
Following an event in Hanoi earlier this year, Tiger Beer brought its free art and music series, Tiger Translate, to Beijing. The most recent installment brought together artists from East and West to collaborate on the theme of the metropolis. This...
Brit Insurance Designs Of The Year
by Leonora Oppenheim
On Tuesday evening London's design scene gathered together on the banks of the River Thames to celebrate the best designs of 2007. The Brit Insurance Designs of The Year incorporates architecture, furniture, fashion, products, graphics, interactive...
FOOD + DRINK
The King's Ginger Liqueur
While the sunshine's likely to melt the NYC snow pretty soon, having a bottle of old-school winter warmer The King's Ginger Liqueur at hand wherever there's a big freeze should make things a bit more bearable. It was commissioned by Berry...
FOOD + DRINK
Aperol arrives in the U.S.
by Evan Orensten
Enjoyed since 1919, this staple of Italian cafÃ© culture is now available in the U.S. This low alcohol aperitifâ€”a blend of 30 herbs, spices and fruits like sweet and bitter orange, rhubarb and gentianâ€”...
We Have a Winner...
by Josh Rubin
In the PSP Wipeout Pure Artist Track competition between designers Neil McFarland and Jon Burgerman, we have a winner! With a lead of over 750 votes, Jon Burgerman's piece has been selected to run in the print campaign for the U.K. launch of...
Heineken Design Challenge Video
An update on the the CH editor-judged Heineken bottle design contest
Sponsored content: You may have read about the Heineken Design Challenge to redesign Heineken's iconic bottle on the site a few weeks ago, and now they've released a video with more details. In celebration of the company's 140th anniversary, Heineken...
Alcatel ONETOUCH Unexpected Casting Campaign
Put your best selfie forward in a global photo competition
Advertorial content: Though Albrecht Dürer, the 15th-century German painter, is widely credited as the first artist to explore self-portraiture, the origins of today’s selfie actually extend all the way back to man’s first scrawlings in the caves...
MUJI Award 03
by Max Gold
Design junkies take note, MUJI just announced the launch of its third MUJI AWARD International Design Competition. The theme for this year's awards is "Found MUJI," which is about discovering the benefits of old wisdom, and translating...
Mobile Game Mosh
by Carol T Chung
The second annual 24 hour game design jam took place at Parsons last weekend. Following the structure of last year's Mobile Game Mosh, focuses on mobile games for cell phones. Teams were comprised of students, both undergraduate and graduate...
It looks like open-source t-shirt experts Threadless have stepped it up a gear, by introducing three new spin-off brands: TypeTees, Kids! and Select. I'm particularly into the last one, with four of the top designers on the site being asked to...
Minimal Design Tea Accessories
by Karen Day
Design firm Minimal is adding modern style to the tea industry with their sleek kettle and gadgets, which the World Kitchen recently honored at their Tea-Off! design competition. Created to promote innovative thinking and critical problem solving...