Launched in 2013, the Lexus Design Award goals to nurture and help the following era of creators. Submissions are open till 10 October 2021, and entrants shall be judged on how their inventive concepts anticipate, innovate and captivate.
Designers from throughout disciplines are welcome to enter their tasks. Final yr’s finalists included sustainable packaging, 3D-knitted digital textiles, and a transportable photo voltaic water distiller from Kiwi/Austrian Henry Glogau, who went on to win the competitors.
Primarily based on the three rules of the Lexus model, the awards require entrants to exhibit how their designs anticipate future challenges and innovate to resolve them, whereas nonetheless functioning in a way that captivates public consideration. As soon as six finalists are chosen via this course of, they’ll then be eligible to entry a price range of almost $40,000 NZD to design a prototype and current their venture to the judges for the ultimate spherical of the Lexus Design Award 2022. One general winner will then be given the Grand Prix title.
Together with the monetary help, organisers will even usher in 4 main creators to offer mentoring via one-on-one dialogues, to be able to assist deliver their concepts to life. Returning as mentors this yr are Simon James and Scott Bridgens of Resident.
Entries for the Lexus Design Award 2022 are presently open, with functions closing on 10 October 2021. Extra details about the judging committee members and mentors shall be introduced later within the yr.
Discover extra data and submit your designs right here.