The Lexus Design Award 2021 is now open to applications from designers, creators, and design enthusiasts around the world. So, if you have innovative designs that can change the world, this is for you.
About the Lexus Design Award 2021
Since 2013, the worldwide design competition has served as a platform for emerging designers and creators whose works can lead to a better future.
Every year the event attracts thousands of entrants from around the world who aspire to win the coveted award for innovative design excellence. The 2021 award remains committed to supporting tomorrow’s creators with a new launchpad for their careers with world-class mentoring, prototype funding, and unparalleled global exposure.
Who Can Apply For The Lexus Design Award 2021
The Lexus Design Award is open to professionals, students, and design enthusiasts around the world. Entrants are individuals who have reached the age of maturity in their home country. Every year, creators from countries around the world submit design proposals, many of which leverage the power of technology to design for a better tomorrow. Submissions span across the categories of Industrial Design, Architecture, Technology/Engineering, Interior Design, and Fashion Design.
As an applicant, you will need to develop innovative designs and bring fresh imaginative solutions that highlight the creative interplay between design and technology. At the same time, your ideas and designs should be captivating and engaging to the audience and the esteemed judging panel.
How To Apply
You need the following to apply for the award;
- Name of the project
- One Line Short Description (Within 15 words)
- Full Description (Within 250 words)
- Include information on the background of the work, production/manufacturing process, materials used for construction, and any facts or details you think are needed to fully explain your work.
How your work makes the world a better place considering 3 judging criteria;
- Anticipate: How does your design anticipate the user experience and ultimately benefit society? (100 words)
- Innovate: How is your design original and innovative? (100 words)
- Captivate: How does your design captivate people? (100 words)
- Images: 2 images are mandatory; one main image of your work and one image that demonstrates how your work would function or be used. 6 additional images are optional.
- Invitation to exhibit at Milan Design Week at Lexus Design Event.
- World-class Mentoring Workshop in New York City.
- Funding to bring your design to life.
- Subject to change. See Official Rules for more details.
How It Works
Six Finalists will be chosen and prototypes of their submitted proposals will be exhibited at the 2021 Lexus Design Event at Milan Design Week, where the Grand Prix winner will be announced.
Before the Grand Prix selection event, Finalists will participate in a workshop with world-class design professionals serving as Mentors to develop their prototypes. There will be continual follow-up by the mentors as the finalists develop their designs into physical prototypes. Prototype production which costs up to 3 million JPY (over $25,000 USD), including tax, will be covered.
The deadline for the Lexus Design Award 2021 is October 11, 2020 23:59 CET. So, If you believe your ideas can change the world, apply now using this link; https://discoverlexus.com/experiences/lexus-design-award-2020
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