Delivering the "Now" of the GOOD DESIGN AWARD

The thoughts that go into the application for the GOOD DESIGN AWARD, The thoughts that go into the judging of the GOOD DESIGN AWARD, Various thoughts intersect and connect The process of exploring "GOOD DESIGN" will be delivered to you.


Finalists decided! Special Awards Panel for the Present and Future of Design

After completing the first and second screenings, the GOOD DESIGN AWARD 2023 was presented in August. On September 15, the screening panel was held to choose winners of the special awards such as the GOOD DESIGN GOLD AWARD as well as the finalists for the GOOD DESIGN GRAND AWARD. What was discussed and evaluated in order to determine designs that represent the year 2023 and will lead to the future 10 or 20 years from now? We will look into the trends that have emerged this year through the screening process.

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Watch the video! 2023 GOOD DESIGN AWARD Screening Panel

The 2023 GOOD DESIGN AWARD started in April. After the First Screening Panel on June 19 and the Second Screening Panel on August 2 to 4, this year’s screening has reached the interesting part. Now that the award announcement is due next month, we will take a look back on the screening process up to now in a video, along with an interview with the Chair and Vice Chairs.

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Second Screening Panel was held at Makuhari Messe! GOOD DESIGN BEST 100 were chosen

The Second Screening Panel was held at Makuhari Messe from August 2 to 4. At the second screening of the GOOD DESIGN AWARD, a variety of designs were displayed, including large entries such as cars and playground equipment, everyday items such as furniture, home appliances, stationery, and equipment for business use in the vast venue to evaluate actual products.

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1st screening results of GOOD DESIGN AWARD 2023 have been determined!

The first screening of the GOOD DESIGN AWARD is document review. At the “first screening session” that was held on June 19, the judges gathered to discuss the results of the first screening. As soon as the screening session began, the judges stood up in every unit and an enthusiastic atmosphere filled the room.

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Screening for GOOD DESIGN AWARD 2023 has finally started!

The Judge Plenary Meeting was held on June 1 to confirm the overall objectives for this year and the specific screening method. About 90 judges, who are at the forefront of their fields, came together and kicked off discussions that would last for the next five months.

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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?

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.

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The GOOD DESIGN AWARD 2023 has commenced! New possibilities starting from the application

The 2023 the GOOD DESIGN AWARD began on April 4. At the kickoff event, Seiichi Saito, the new chairperson, who presides over Panoramatiks (formerly Rhizomatiks Architecture), spoke about this year’s theme, “Design with Outcomes.” We will explore the true value of the GOOD DESIGN AWARD as expressed in the words “Just because it looks good does not make it a winner of the GOOD DESIGN AWARD.

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Editorial team of the web media “.g Good Design journal.” It is planned and managed jointly by the secretariat office of the GOOD DESIGN AWARD and external members in order to explore new possibilities in design.