Weekly News for Designers

A few product announcements have come across our desks in the past week or so, including:

Appleton Coated has released a showbook featuring the winners in its 2010 U360 design awards. Projects were printed all or in part on Utopia and/or Curious Collection papers. Visit UtopiaPaper.com to view the winning design projects.

Sappi‘s latest release in its educational series, The Standard, is in high demand. “The Standard 4: Scoring & Folding” was designed by Kit Hinrichs of Studio Hinrichs, in collaboration with Trish Witkowski of FoldFactory.com. The spiral-bound book includes examples of different folds with instructions for production.

Lancaster, PA-based Society of Design has produced a limited-edition set of notecards designed by Ken Barber, Tad Carpenter, Jessica Hische and Haley Johnson. The thank-you cards (3 each of 4 designs) sell for $15. Half of all proceeds will go to nonprofit organizations chosen by the card designers; the rest will support SOD’s education and community service projects. Buy the cards here.

Bill Moggridge, head of Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, is holding a conversation with Alberto Alessi on Monday, November 22, at the Cooper-Hewitt in New York City. Register online here.

AIGA Los Angeles has announced the recipients of the chapter’s 2010 Fellows award: John Coy and Jeri Heiden.

Adobe recently announced the winners of its 2010 Adobe Design Achievement Awards, which recognize student work from around the globe. The awards program honors talented graphic designers, photographers, animators, illustrators, filmmakers, web developers and computer artists. View the 2010 ADAA Gallery and see what these talented youngsters are up to.