SHORTLIST DESIGN COMPETITION

 

deadline for submission of entries : october 02nd, 2017

published october 24th, 2017

 

theme:

Hirosaki Apple Design Award 2017

 

the jury was composed of:

 

  • Toyo Ito, architect
  • William Sawaya, architect + Paolo Moroni, entrepreneur, Italy
  • Jeff Shi, Dragonfly, product designer, China
  • Birgit Lohmann, editor-in-chief, designboom

 

organized by designboom, in collaboration with Hirosaki Design Week and Japan Design Week.

 

After careful consideration, 3 winners have been selected by the 4 judges.
and the winners are:

 

 

- GRAND PRIX AWARD € 6,000 euro

Stix. apple section chopsticks by george bosnas from greece

designer george bosnas from greece united the theme of ‘apple' with one japan's most well known foods – sushi. bosnas conceived a set of chopsticks that express the instantly-recognizable silhouette of an apple in its base. 

 

 

 

 

SECOND PRIZE € 1,000 euro 

the grand replica by deepak shah from india

 

 

 

 

HIROSAKI MAYOR AWARD € 1,000 euro

Apple's light by GOMA from japan

 

 

 

 

HONORABLE MENTION

‘brave apple’ by kuchukbaeva a. from russia

 

 

 

 

HONORABLE MENTION

Seishin by Sambhram from india

 

 

 

shortlisted entries