KOKUYO 2022 Design Award for Designers Worldwide
The Award is an international product design competition that’s all about imagining and creating the future together. It gathers proposals from all around the world and turns outstanding entries into commercial products.
The Kokuyo Design Award 2022 will be the 19th competition, and this time, they will be calling for works based on the theme “UNLEARNING.” With the pandemic making latent issues in society more manifest, the theme is about resetting the knowledge and senses never questioned before and the experiences accumulated up to now and exploring what designs can be created by imagining ideal futures for each of us.
The KOKUYO Group philosophy is to enrich the world through our products. We are constantly looking for ways to make people more creative through careful observation of their lives and work.Stationery is an important tool for intellectual activities, and furniture is an essential factor in composing a space for such activities. By developing products that capture user needs and by offering suggestions on the use of such products, our goal is to develop a more creative society…. read more…
KOKUYO Design Award
- Type Entrepreneurs
- Organisation KOKUYO
- Country to study–
- School to study–
- Course to studyNot specified
- State of Origin
- Gender Men and Women
- Application DeadlineOctober 15, 2021
Aim and Benefits of KOKUYO Design Award
- Grand Prix for one winner – ¥2,000,000 (about $18,000).
- Merit Award for three winners – ¥500,000 (about $4,500) per winner.
Requirements for KOKUYO Design Award Qualification
- Corporations organizations, individuals, and groups are all welcome, regardless of age, sex, professional background, or nationality.
- Only designs that have never before been shown publicly (in Japan or other countries) are eligible for entry.
- Entrants must be able to give a presentation at the final judging that’s scheduled for March 12, 2022.
October 15, 2021
How to Apply
Individuals and groups who wish to enter a design for the Kokuyo Design Award 2022 must complete:
- Step 1: Register Your Entrant Information
- Step 2: Register Design Information
- Step 3: Submit Design