Design for Asia Award 2009


DFA Award 2009 Grand Award
- A Domestic Transformer / EDGE Design Institute Ltd, Gary Chang
- AMG's Project 'Re:Born' - Huiyi-Huili / AMg Digital Lab
- Chocolate Research Facility / Asylum Creative Pte Ltd
- Conof. Shredder / Noriyuki Shirasu, Color, Toru Sato, Color
- Druk White Lotus School / Arup Associates, Druk Padma Karpo Institute
- The Grand Forbidden City: The imperial Axis / Chiu Kwong-chiu, Luk Chi-Cheong, Design & Cultural Studies (Hong Kong) Workshop
- Mayuhana / Yamagiwa Corporation, Toyo Ito
- N310 / Samsung Electronics, Naoto Fukasawa, Seung-hyun Paek
- Si Shu Xi / Ray Chen
- WASARA / WASARA CO., Ltd, Shinichiro Ogata

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Recognizing good designs that are most influential within Asia

Category Award / Competition Result
Type International, Award, Open, Two-Stage, Onymous
Genre Architecture, Communication, Interior, Product
Country Hong Kong
RegDeadline 15 July 2009 31 July 2009 (extended) GoogleCal iCal
15 July 2009 31 July 2009 (via Online and Must be Received)
Eligibility Design owners, clients, or brand owners, Designers, or design consultancies
Target Field Any design in the world that has been commercially launched in one or more Asian markets between 1 January 2007 and 15 July 2009

- ENVIRONMENT DESIGN: Home, Commercial, Hospitality and Leisure, Culture, Public and Exhibitions
- PRODUCT/INDUSTRIAL DESIGN: Household Appliance, Homeware, Professional and Commercial, Computer and Communication, Leisure and Entertainment
- APPAREL/ACCESSORIES DESIGN: Everyday Apparel, Functional Apparel, Fashion Accessories
- COMMUNICATION DESIGN: Identity and Branding, Interactive Media, Packaging, Publication, Poster and Promotion Materials, Typography

First Stage Judging:
- Freeman Lau (Vice Chairman, Hong Kong Design Centre, Hong Kong | Co-chairman of the Judging Panel)
- Amy Chow (Design Director, Hong Kong Design Centre, Hong Kong)
- Kelley Cheng (Editorial Director, Page One Publishing, Singapore)
- Sandy Choi (Sandy Choi Associates Limited, Hong Kong)
- Joshua Roberts (Editor, Perspective Limited, Hong Kong)
- Angelia Teo (Head of Content, Asia Pacific WGSN, Hong Kong)
- Paravi Wongchirachai (Deputy Managing Director, Thailand Creative and Design Centre, Thailand)
Grand Award Judging:
- Victor Lo (Chairman, Hong Kong Design Centre, Hong Kong | Co-chairman of the Judging Panel)
- Freeman Lau (Vice Chairman, Hong Kong Design Centre, Hong Kong | Co-chairman of the Judging Panel)
- Michel de Boer (Creative Director, Studio Dumbar, Netherlands)
- Don Ryun Chang (President, International Council of Graphic Design Associations (icograda), Korea)
- John Heskett (Chair Professor, School of Design, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong)
- Kai-yin Lo (Jewelry Designer/ Art & Culture Consultant, Yin Expressions Ltd, Hong Kong)

Publication and Exhibition and Yearbook and the use of the endorsement mark

Entry Fee
HK$800 per entry
* Exhibition & Catalogue Fee: HK$1,600 or HK$800 per winning entry

Images and A2 Boards or Actual design/product

Submission Address
The Secretariat
Design for Asia Award 2009
c/o Hong Kong Design Centre
1/F InnoCentre, 72 Tat Chee Avenue
Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

First Stage Judging: Sep 2009
Grand Award Judging: Oct 2009
Award presentation and HKDC Annual Award Gala Dinner: 4 Dec 2009

Past winners

Hong Kong Design Centre

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