KUKAN DESIGN AWARD 2021 Shortlist has been decided.

We are pleased to announce that the Shortlist (115 entries) has been selected from the Longlist (303 entries) through a rigorous second screening.
Gold, Silver, and Bronze Prizes will be awarded in the third round of judging on September 25, and the Grand Prix, KUKAN OF THE YEAR 2021, will be selected from among the Gold Prizes.

*Shortlist work list is here

<Future schedule>

eptember 25: Third and final round of judging (Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Sustainable Space Prizes will be awarded)
November 12: Award ceremony and announcement of KUKAN OF THE YEAR 2021

Shortlist winners will have the opportunity to apply for the German design award “iF DESIGN AWARD 2022”.
「日本空間デザイン賞 & iF DESIGN AWARD パートナーシップ提携 特設サイト」はこちらThe “KUKAN DESIGN AWARD 2021 & iF DESIGN AWARD Partnership Special Site” is here

Privileges for the KUKAN DESIGN AWARD 2021 Shortlist winners when applying for the iF DESIGN AWARD 2022

  1. Exemption from the first digital screening (online pre-selection) of the iF DESIGN AWARD 2022 and exemption from the entry fee (350 Euro)
  2. Winners who complete online registration on the iF website by October 15, 2021 will be registered as iF DESIGN AWARD finalists. 5 finalist points will be awarded in the iF ranking.
    The winner will be awarded 5 finalist points in the iF ranking. 200 euro will be charged for the final judging upon completion of the registration.
  3. You will be able to proceed directly to the final judging to be held in Germany in March 2022.
    If your work is selected for the final judging, you will be charged the winner’s fee (1,800 euros).
  4. After the iF DESIGN AWARD final judging, a feedback sheet for the judging will be provided regardless of acceptance or rejection.

For more information, please visit the iF DESIGN AWARD 2022 application entry website.

Click here for the application guide (PDF) in Japanese

Please keep an eye on the KUKAN DESIGN AWARD 2021.

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