Graphic designer Stephen Doyle conjures up design magic to celebrate the launch of The Battery Conservancy's Americas Design Competition. The international design competition invites designers (students and professionals) to propose outdoor seating for NYC's The Battery, the 25-acre park at the southern tip of Manhattan. Registration deadline is Tues. November 13, 2012. Design submission deadline is Mon. November 19, 2012. The competition is open to designers residing in The Americas -- North, Central, South or the Caribbean. For more info & to register, go to http://www.thebattery.org/competition.
Jurors: Paola Antonelli (MoMA), Allison Arief (NYTimes), Fernando & Humberto Campana (Estudio Campana), Rob Forbes (Design Within Reach/Public Bikes), Mario Schjetnan (Grupo de Diseño Urbano)
Media Partners: Arch Daily / Plataforma Arquitectura, ARC Design, Architect's Newspaper, Core77, Metropolis Magazine, Sotheby's, Surface Magazine