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JUDGES

Throughout the competition, judges renowned in design and various related fields, deliberate over thousands of entries to select four prototype winners, eight panel finalists and the eventual grand prix winner.

MENTORS

Globally well-known creators, the Mentors assist the four prototype winners to bring their ideas to life.

THE CREATIVE INSPIRATION FOR YOUR IDEAS

LEXUS DESIGN AWARD 2017

First launched in 2013, the Lexus Design Award is an international design competition that targets up-and-coming creators from around the world. Imagination, Craftsmanship and Design has always been a fundamental part of Lexus brand. At Lexus, we believe in the power of creativity to change the world and build a better future. The award seeks to foster the growth of ideas that contribute to society by supporting designers and creators whose works can help to shape a better future.

GLOBAL SCALE EXPOSURE - AWARD PRIZES

Twelve Finalists
1 Grand Prix Winner
(selected from the four prototype winners)
4 Prototype Winners
(selected from the twelve Finalists)
8 Panel Finalists
Receive mentoring and have your works prototyped and exhibited at Milan Design Week. 8 finalists will have their work displayed at Milan Design Week in panel displays, while 4 finalists will prototype their designs, mentored by globally recognized designers. Lexus may support for the Lexus Design Award winners goes beyond Milan Design Week with global exposure at Lexus events and venues around the world.

SCHEDULE

  1. Application Period … Aug 10th – Oct 16th 2016
  2. Finalist Screening Session … Nov 18th 2016
  3. Annoucement of 12 Winners … Jan 31st 2017
  4. Milan Design Week / Annoucment of Grand Prix Winner … April 3rd 2017

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FROM THE EXPERTS

Design Experts Alice Rawsthorn and Paola Antonelli explain the importance of the Lexus Design Award , and the answer the industry most compelling question : What makes good design?

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DESIGNERS AND MENTORS

We have talked to the designers and mentors to see how the process has worked – and why it’s so important.

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LEXUS DESIGN AWARD 2017

First launched in 2013 to help stimulate ideas for a better world with Lexus supporting up-and-coming designers and creators worldwide.

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LEXUS DESIGN EVENT

How Lexus creates amazing experience at Milan Design Week, now celebrating the 10th year of the quest to find exciting, game changing ways of approaching the world through technology and smart design.

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