The 25th Koizumi International Lighting Design Competition for Students

With the aim of advancing the culture of light and fostering young talents, this international lighting design competition is started in 1987.

Category Idea Competition / Open to Students
Type International, Product, Commercialize, Students, Two-Stage
Genre Lighting
Country Japan
Registration Deadline GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline
Eligibility Any student from institute of learning as of September 1, 2011

Kenji Ekuan (Industrial Designer: Japan)
Patrick Whitney (Designer: USA)
Kiyonori Kikutake (Architect: Japan)
Angelo Cortesi (Industrial Designer: Italy)
Shoei Yoh (Architect, Designer: Japan)
The representatives from Koizumi Lighting Technology Corporation

Gold Award [1]: 1,000,000yen
Silver Award [2]: 300,000yen
Bronze Award [5]: 100,000yen
Honorable Mention [Limited Number]
Web Best Design Award [1]
Web Excellent Design Award[2]

The design will remain the property of the designer but the manufacturing and sales rights will be the exclusive property of Koizumi Lighting Technology Corp.

Entry Fee

Mount your work's photographs, drawings, sketches and other materials on construction paper.
Maximum size should be 364mm x 515mm. There are no restrictions on the number of submitted pieces.

Notification of Preliminary Competition Winners: April 2012
Announcement of results: August 2012

Past winners

Koizumi Lighting Technology Corporation

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