The MUJI AWARD 03 is seeking “Found MUJI” ideas

The MUJI AWARD 03, the International Design Competition is seeking “Found MUJI” ideas

MUJI AWARD 03, the third annual international design competition is presently held. This competition is designed to challenge anyone across the whole world to focus on creating the new vision of living. We are not asking for any particular genre, it could be anything from furniture, stationery and office equipmet to everyday household items.

This year’s competition theme is “Found MUJI”. Learn from the wisdom accumulated by our predecessors all over the world, entrants are asked to find good points in such long-established merchandise, and convert them into a design that fits our modern life. We expect to see your “yes, of course” products that are also great in the modern age.

Entry Period : 1st July – 31st July 2008
Judge: Kazuko KOIKE MUJI advisor-creative director
Takashi SUGIMOTO MUJI advisor-interior designer
Kenya HARA MUJI advisor-graphic designer
Naoto FUKASAWA MUJI advisor-product designer
Masaaki KANAI President, Ryohin Keikaku Co., Ltd.
Special Judge: Jasper MORRISON MUJI advisor-creative director
Prize: Gold Prize winner 20,000 US dollars (1 award)
Silver Prize winner 10,000 US dollars (1 award)
Bronze Prize winners 2,000 US dollars (6 awards)
– Each prize is awarded to 1 work and 1 person (group).
– Some entries will be deemed “not applicable” for each prize.
– Prize money is not inclusive of any withholding tax, which will be subtracted from the prize money
Entry form and further information can be downloaded at:
General Inquiries for Competition: MUJI AWARD Staff,
Ryohin Keikaku Co., Ltd.
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