"Algorithmic Lace" by Lisa Marks Wins Top 2019 Lexus Design Award at 'LEADING WITH LIGHT' Exhibition in Milan
Apr. 09, 2019
MILAN, Italy (8 April 2019) Lexus International announced today the Grand Prix winner of Lexus Design Award 2019. Lisa Marks won the prestigious award for her design of "Algorithmic Lace" from a total of 1,548 idea submissions from 65 countries across the globe.
SIR DAVID ADJAYE, ARCHITECT / PRINCIPAL AND FOUNDER OF ADJAYE ASSOCIATES, LONDON AND NEW YORK
Sir David Adjaye OBE is the principal and founder of Adjaye Associates. His largest project to date, the Smithsonian Institute National Museum of African American History and Culture, opened on the National Mall in Washington DC in fall of 2016 and was named Cultural Event of the Year by the New York Times. In 2017, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II and was recognized as one of the 100 most influential people of the year by TIME magazine.
PAOLA ANTONELLI, SENIOR CURATOR FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN AT MoMA, NY
Paola Antonelli is Senior Curator of Architecture & Design at The Museum of Modern Art, as well as MoMA's founding Director of Research & Development. Her work investigates design's impact on everyday experience, often including overlooked objects and practices, and combining design, architecture, art, science and technology. She is currently working on the XXII Triennale di Milano, Broken Nature, devoted to examples of design and architecture that aim at repairing humans' relationship with nature; on the reinstallation of the contemporary design galleries in the new, expanded MoMA; and on a video and VR series entitled __&Design.
JOHN MAEDA, TECHNOLOGIST / GLOBAL HEAD OF COMPUTATIONAL DESIGN + INCLUSION, AUTOMATTIC
John Maeda is an American executive spearheading a new convergence across the design + technology industries. He joined Automattic in 2016 as Global Head of Computational Design +Inclusion and previously served as Design Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), a world-leading venture capital firm. He previously served as advisor to John Donahoe, CEO of eBay Inc. Prior to his work in industry, Maeda was a tenured research professor at the MIT Media Laboratory and 16th President of the Rhode Island School of Design.
YOSHIHIRO SAWA, PRESIDENT OF LEXUS INTERNATIONAL
Yoshihiro Sawa has been innovating automobile design and engineering for over thirty years. This has seen him lead various aspects of the business from engineering to design to product development, giving him a particularly holistic view of the art of building automobiles. Sawa applies this to his role at Lexus, guiding the brand in delivering on its promise of amazing experiences through inspired design, relentless innovation, and uninhibited performance.
Jan 27, 2020 at 17:09