KOKUYO Design Award 2011




Japanese stationary company has launched 9th annual international product design competition for Stationery or Furniture used in the office, home. This year's theme is “Campus = a design for learning”.

Category Other Competition / Open to Students / Competition Result
Type International, Product, Commercialize, Open, Two-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Furniture, Product
Country Japan
RegDeadline 20 April 2011 GoogleCal iCal
10 May 2011 (Must be Received) GoogleCal
Eligibility All

The Kokuyo Design Award opens it's 9th year as the compettion that seeks product designs from designers worldwide. So ,come and participate in theKokuyo Design Award 2OII. We look forward to your creative entries.

THEME: Campus = a design for learning

Kokuyo has supported people's learning activities with our Campus notebooks with which we provide quality and usability. The Campus brand mission is to motivate and to fully support everyone who aims for the better.
In short, Campus is a brand for "learning."
Now, Campus will go beyond the area of notebooks to include a broad range of products. It will expand to include stationery, furniture, space, and all tools to enhance learning.
The keyword is "smart & positive". We are looking for "a design for learning" that resonates with the users;
a design that is thoughtful and proactive, something that will become essential in people's learning activities. We hope your ideas will greatly expand the world of Campus.

Yoko Kawashima (Itochu Fashion System Co., Ltd.)
Gwenael Nicolas (President, Curiosity Inc.)
Kashiwa Sato (President, Samurai Inc.)
Kinya Tagawa (Founder, takram design engineering)
Akihiro Kuroda (President, Kokuyo Co., Ltd.)

Grand Prize: 2 million JPY
Second Prize (5 winners): 500,000 JPY each

Entry Fee

Submission Address
Kokuyo Design Award office
Ueki Bldg. 4F 5-3-4 Ueno Taito-ku Tokyo 110-0005, JAPAN

Shortlist announced: July
Winner announced: October

Past winners

Kokuyo Co., Ltd.

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