LEXUS DESIGN AWARD 2021 Selects Six FinalistsNext-Generation Talent Innovates for a Better Tomorrow
Jan. 28, 2021
TOKYO, Japan (January 28, 2021)―Lexus today announced the six finalists for the Lexus DESIGN AWARD 2021, selected by a distinguished jury from among 2,079 entries submitted by creators in 66 countries.
This year marks the ninth edition of the LEXUS DESIGN AWARD, which was established to support up-and-coming creators. In selecting this year's six finalists, judges looked for innovative ideas that embodied the 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 2021 FINALISTS
In mid-January the six finalists participated in a five-day workshop with the four LEXUS DESIGN AWARD 2021 mentors: Joe Doucet, Sabine Marcelis, Mariam Kamara, and Sputniko!.
Title of workCY-BO
CY-BO is a new form of cytologically-inspired packaging material that can transform into various shapes by combining the pieces together.
Kenji Abe is a graduate of the Tama Art University Product Design Department, who now works as a product designer based in Tokyo. While designing imaging products professionally, he also pursues personal design activities.
Title of workHeartfelt
Heartfelt aims to explore what 'being present' might look like during the age of a pandemic, and seeks to assist with the anxiety and emotional stresses of being alone through simple long-distance devices.
Jan 29, 2021 at 00:55