The contest is organized by the Kokuyo Co. , Ltd. based in Osaka, Japan. The KOKUYO Design Award is an international product design competition.
This year’s theme is ‘Embrace’.
“ How can we use design to embrace different people, diverse lifestyles, uncertain times, and the ever-changing environment of our planet?
Any stationery, furniture or tool used in working, learning and living scenes is eligible for entry.
Submissions must be the original work of the entrant.
• Grand Prix (one winner): 2,000,000 Yen
• Merit Award (three winners): 500,000 Yen
• Yokoku Award (up to twenty winners): 30,000 Yen