Interior Design and digby Launch the Metaverse Architecture and Design Awards

Submissions are currently open for this first-of-its-kind, web3-driven program

Marking a first for the design industry, Interior Design and digby have started an awards program geared specifically for the metaverse. Currently open for submissions, the Metaverse Architecture and Design Awards (MAD) will recognize and solidify the burgeoning creative community within the new digital space. Across eight categories—Metaverse Destination, Impossible Physics, Workplace Extension, Digital Twinning, Immersive Digital Art, AI-Generated Design, Unreal Advertising, Students and Blockchain Technology …

2021 Ocean Photography Awards Finalists

The nominees for 2021’s Ocean Photography Awards have been announced, and the selection highlights vibrant and extraordinary images that pay tribute to the vast beauty of the deep sea and its creatures. The categories of this year’s awards include Youth Photographer of the Year, Collective Portfolio, Community Choice and Conservation—with the last illustrating the environmental issues that plague the ocean today. View the water from …

Etsy’s Design Award Finalists

100 sellers were selected for Etsy’s annual Design Awards, an index of independent creativity with a $5,000 cash prize. Spanning jewelry, apparel, furniture, art, toys, wedding decorations, vintage items and beyond, it’s a comprehensive initiative meant not only to support these sellers (who are often small operations or solo efforts) but also to celebrate them. This year’s judges include Drew Barrymore and Dayna Isom Johnson, …