Finalists for LEXUS DESIGN AWARD 2020 Announced - Six Innovative Solutions for a Better Tomorrow
Jan. 29, 2020
TOKYO, Japan (January 29, 2020)―Today Lexus announced the six finalists for the 2020 LEXUS DESIGN AWARD, who will receive mentorship from renowned design leaders and funding of up to 3,000,000 yen (over $25,000 US) to create prototypes of their projects. The proposals were selected based on their expression of three key principles of the Lexus brand: Anticipate, Innovate, and Captivate, with an emphasis on design that leads to a better tomorrow.
LEXUS DESIGN AWARD 2020 Finalists
In January the six finalists traveled to New York City for a life-changing workshop experience, engaging in a dialogue with four acclaimed mentors: Joe Doucet, Bethan Gray, Philippe Malouin and Shohei Shigematsu, each offering their own distinctive wisdom and expertise.
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. Following the XXII Triennale di Milano―her 2019 Broken Nature, devoted to the idea of restorative design―she is working on Material Ecology, a show on the work of architect Neri Oxman that will open at MoMA in February 2020; on several new sessions of her MoMA R&D Salons; and on two books―a collection of essays on contemporary design and Design Bites, a book about foods from all over the world as examples of design.
Jan 23, 2020 at 00:17