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rfp-robotRFP ROBOT: Website Request for Proposal Generator

The time has come for a new website (or website redesign), which means you need to write a website request for proposal or web RFP. A Google search produces a few examples, but they vary wildly and don’t seem to speak really to your goals for developing or redesigning a new website. You need to write a website RFP that will clearly articulate your needs and generate responses from the best website designers and developers out there. But how?

Have no fear, RFP Robot is here. He will walk you through a step-by-step process to help you work through the details of your project and create a PDF formatted website design RFP that will provide the information vendors need to write an accurate bid. RFP Robot will tell you what info you should include, point out pitfalls, and give examples.

A’ Design Award 2017: Call for Submissions

The 2017 A' Design Award is now open for submissions. The competition aims create a global awareness and understanding for good design practices and principles by highlighting the best designs. Source:

Graphis Typography 4: Typeface Design Competition

The fourth Graphis Typography: Typeface Design Competition is now open for submissions. Alone as typeface or in the context of posters, brochures, editorial spreads, advertisements and other printed material, the competition aims to showcase work that exemplifies the highest creative standards. Source:

Recoded City: Co-creating Urban Futures

The Center for Architecture will host Thomas Ermacora and Lucy Bullivant to discuss their new book, Recoded City: Co-creating Urban Futures. Source:

Detroit Design Festival 2016

The sixth-annual Detroit Design Festival (DDF), an annual citywide celebration of creativity and design, will take place September 21 to 25, 2016. With a focus on "Designing Detroit's Future," this year's event will bring together designers and enthusiasts alike to celebrate Detroit's recent designation as the first and only recognized UNESCO City of Design in…

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Ragged Edge Refreshes Brand Identity for Deliciously Ella

Ragged Edge has refreshed the brand identity for food blogger and Instagram star Ella Mills, better known as Deliciously Ella. The brand identity includes a new design system and updated logo which is shared with the Mae Deli. Source:

Atelier Pod Designed the Guest Rooms of the New Radisson Blu in Marrakech

Atelier Pod has designed the Guest Rooms of the New Radisson Blu in Marrakech. The main design challenge was to create a contemporary and innovative aesthetic recalling the essence of the red city. Source:

E-voluzione: Pininfarina Unveils Its First Electric Bike

Pininfarina has unveiled its first electric bike E-voluzione. Developed from a holistic design philosophy, all the main parts are integrated in the bike: the battery, the mid-engine, the handlebar and stem, the cockpit, all the cables, the lighting system. Source:

The Architect’s Newspaper 4th Annual Best of Design Awards

The Architect's Newspaper's 4th Annual Best of Design Awards, a unique project-based awards program that showcases great buildings and building elements, is now open for submissions. Entrants are invited to submit completed works in 26 categories. Source:

NeoCon East 2016

The 2016 NeoCon East, the premier design expo and conference for commercial interiors on the East Coast, will be held November 9-10 in Philadelphia. Source:

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