Registration

Eligibility
  • We widely seek works that aim to create communication design in space from home and abroad.
  • We are looking for outstanding works from various professionals involved in spatial design such as designers, producers, creators, art directors, planners, architects, engineers, educators, researchers and others.
  • It is limited to works that are completed between May 1st, 2019 and April 30th, 2020.
Award Categories
(11 categories)

    Group A

  • 1.Exhibition, Promotional space
  • Exposition, Convention, Trade show, Show room, Event, Promotion campaign and others

  • 2.Show window & visual design space
  • Show window, In-store display, Advertisement, Point of purchase advertisement, Signage, Graphic display and others

  • 3.Entertainment & Creative/ Art space
  • Communication space with movie or lighting design, Interactive art, Installation, Monument, Object, Botanical display, Parade, Attraction, Stage direction and others

    Group B

  • 4.Shop space
  • Retail store, Apparel store, Specialty store, Deli/ Food store and others

  • 5.Food space
  • Restaurant, Café, Bar, Japanese restaurant, Food court and others

  • 6.Large retail shopping mall or Multiple retail space
  • Shopping center, Department store, Mall, Outlet store, Stores in station, Entertainment complex, Cinema complex and others

  • 7.Service/ Hospitality space
  • Hotel, Inn, Resort environment, Wedding space, Ceremony hall, Spa/ Beauty salon, fitness club and others

    Group C

  • 8.Museum/ Cultural space
  • Museum, Science museum, Art museum, Archive center, Culture hall, Cultural exchange space, Theater, Concert hall and others

  • 9.Public welfare/ Communication space
  • Sport training facility, Hospital, Clinic, School, Preschool, welfare facility, Factory, Storage, Religious facility, Station building, Airport facility, Library, Hall, Town hall and others

  • 10.Office Space
  • Office, Workspace, Studio, Lobby, Entrance, Meeting room and others

  • 11.Living Space
  • House, Housing complex, Public space of housing complex, Model room, Shared house, Service apartment

Entry fees
  • 1 work/ Entry from oversea:26,400 JPY with tax
  • 1 work/ Entry + Supplementary video from oversea:33,000 JPY with tax

The entry fee is payable by credit card (VISA · Master · JCB).

Entry period

10:00 AM, Wednesday, April 1st, 2020 - 23:00 PM, Saturday, May 16th, June 16th, 2020(JST)

※Please complete the application process within 30 minutes on the system.
It may take time to register your work.
The registration time can be shortened by preparing text data before registering and entering information and then using copy and paste.
Please note that it will not process the registration if the processing time is exceeded.

Please refer to attached PDF
※Registration contents cannot be changed on the system.
※It will not be possible to apply after the deadline

Submit presentation panels (A2 size×2 pieces) if the work is nominated for the third jury.

Announcement & Publication
  • The results of the jury will be announced at the This site.
  • BEST 100 (Shortlist) and nominees (Longlist) will be posted on the site.
  • BEST 100 (Shortlist) works will be published in "Annual of Spatial Design in Japan 2021".
    In the case of duplicate works or series works, not all works may be published. Please promptly submit the photo materials and other necessary materials for annual book publication to the designated publisher under the responsibility of the applicants.
    In the case of duplicate works or series works, not all works may be published. Please promptly submit the photo materials and other necessary materials for annual book publication to the designated publisher under the responsibility of the applicants.
  • Design: Top binding issue Release scheduled: December 2020

  • We may ask award winners to give lectures such as at workshops in the association.
  • Award-winning works are scheduled to be exhibited in major cities across the country.
  • Presentation in “JAPAN KUKAN DESIGN AWARD Exhibition 2020” is scheduled at “GOOD DESIGN MARUNOUCHI” for two weeks from the 3rd of February, 2021.
Contact

Inquiries about entry
Kukan Design Award office (Inside JDN office)
kukan@japandesign.ne.jp
※Office hours Weekday 10:00 - 17:00(JST)

Application
form

Group A

Group B

Group C