Application Requirements 2020

Application Requirements

Programme Beginning of the application period Wednesday,1st July 2020
End of the application period Monday, 31st August 2020
Deadline Monday, 31st August 2020
Announcement of competition results mid-
October 2020
Prize-awarding ceremony Saturday, 5th November 2020
Prizes First prize
(1 prize)
300,000 yen
Award of excellence
(2 prizes)
150,000 yen
* Royalties will be paid after confirmation of the commercialisation for the works and their respective sales
* Special prizes may be awarded
What are we looking for? Love at first sight

* Non-electric works that can be held in one hand
* Limited to unreleased original works
* Several submissions accepted
Submission items A3, PDF file format (Max. 5MB)
Please prepare your submission according to the following format: One single-sided A3 Horizontal size (W420 X H297mm) with the title, concept, and an overall view  of your work (lettering).
* Please do not include your name, institution (place of work, school etc.) or any other information that can identify you in your presentation.
Application requirements Freelance designers, in-house designers, and students are all welcome to participate regardless of their affiliation  and nationality.
Availability to attend the prize-awarding ceremony held in TOKYO on Saturday, 5th November 2020.
Listing fee 1,500 yen per work
Judges Mirei Takahashi - Design journalist
Minako Nakaoka - MIRACLE CEO , Creative director
Yasushi Yamazaki - JDN Board Member
Hiromi Yamashita - LOFT , MoMA Design Store Chief buyer
Hideyoshi Nagoya - h concept CEO , Design Producer
Judging Committee Facilitator Kazuya Shimokawa - Ideas & Crafts Lab.
CEO , Design Producer and journalist
Sponsor h concept
Contact h concept DESIGN COMPETITION Office
h concept 2-7-5 7F Komagata,Taito City, Tokyo,
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