Applications for the 2024 GOOD DESIGN AWARD open until May 23!

Applications for the 2024 GOOD DESIGN AWARD open until May 23!

Applications for the 2024 GOOD DESIGN AWARD started on April 1! In this article, we will introduce topics discussed at the kickoff seminar, including what we expect from this year’s entries and the continued evolution of the GOOD DESIGN AWARD, considering this year’s theme, “Brave Attitude, Organic Design.”

2024.04.15

The GOOD DESIGN AWARD, a fixed point observation──Sakura Nomiyama

The GOOD DESIGN AWARD, a fixed point observation──Sakura Nomiyama

Focused Issues researchers looked over all the screening subjects and explored the "ground swell" from the perspective of outside experts who were not judges. We asked three of them to each write based on their own expertise and from their own angles about what they noticed and saw as they accompanied the screening process. In this essay, design historian Sakura Nomiyama discusses the significance of the GOOD DESIGN AWARD, an activity that evaluates present-day design, and its potential.

2024.04.17