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KOKUYO DESIGN AWARD 2017

Deadline: Closed

Theme;

NEW STORY
 
Encountering something new leads to new conversations, spreading new ideas, and bringing new people together. It’s the start of a new life.
What kind of design would pave the way to such a new experience?
It’s something that opens new doors and goes on to establish new genres.
We look forward to the new stories you create.
 
Eligible Entries
Stationery, furniture, household goods etc.
 
Eligibility
Corporations, organizations, individuals, and group are all welcome,  regardless of age, sex, professional background, or nationality.
Entry eligibility is limited to those designs never before shown publicly (in Japan, other countries).
Persons able to make a presentation at final judging (secondary judging) in Tokyo. (January 18, 2018)
 
* The contest organizer will pay expenses incurred by participants for travel and lodging 
(up to two individuals for group entries).
 
NUMBER OF SUBMISSION ALLOWED
Unlimited
 
PRIZES
 Grand Prix 2,000,000en Merit Award 500,000en
 
* Special prizes may be awarded.
* Not all prizes may be awarded for all categories if there is no winner selected.
* Prize money will be paid net of withholding tax, surtax for reconstruction funding, and other applicable deductions.
 
JUDGES
Ryosuke Uehara  
Masashi Kawamura  
Oki Sato
Yasuhiro Suzuki
Yoshie Watanabe
Akihiro Kuroda