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“Steps taken for the task at hand” as the subject of application. What is the “Initiatives and Activities” field of the Good Design Award?

“Steps taken for the task at hand” as the subject of application. What is the “Initiatives and Activities” field of the Good Design Award?

The Good Design Award has a screening unit that covers a wide range of “Initiatives and Activities” such as regional projects, and educational and medical programs. Entries in this category have won the Good Design Grand Award two years in a row, including last year’s “Magical Dagashiya Tyrol-Do” and “AVATAR ROBOT CAFE DAWN ver.b and avatar robot OriHime” in 2021. It is a category in which many companies and organizations apply for Good Design Award for the first time, yet it is a field that is attracting a lot of attention. This article will outline the application guide and the important points in screening.

2023.05.12

New Chairperson Talks about Outlook for 2023 Be a “think tank” of design: Why the GOOD DESIGN AWARD Focused Issues was renewed—Seiichi Saito, New Chairperson

New Chairperson Talks about Outlook for 2023  Be a “think tank” of design: Why the GOOD DESIGN AWARD Focused Issues was renewed—Seiichi Saito, New Chairperson

Focused Issues is an activity that considers and recommends new possibilities for design through the Good Design Award screening process. The GOOD DESIGN AWARD 2023 will see a major change in its structure. Seiichi Saito, this year’s newly appointed chairperson, talks about the updates to Focused Issues and the thoughts that went into it.

2023.05.23