GOOD DESIGN AWARD

Outline of Good Design Award winners

2016 | Overview Report

  • 1,229 entries received Good Design Award
  • Good Design BEST 100 selected as candidates for Grand Award
  • My Favorite Choice for Good Design 2016 Good Design Award 2016 jury's personal selections Exhibition to Vote for the Grand Award will start at 29 September

GOOD DESIGN AWARD

This year, the total entries amounted to 4,085, from which 1,229 were selected as Good Design Award recipients. Including 6 candidates for Grand Award and highly regarded for their originality, proposals, beauty and perfection Good Design BEST 100.

GOOD DESIGN AWARD 2016

Good Design Award results / (year-on-year rise)
Awarded entries:1,229 (-108)
Awarded companies:818 (-91)
Total entries :4,085 (+427)

* Due to the violation of the Good Design Award terms & conditions, 2 awards were canceled as of March 23, 2018.

29 awards from the special category established in 2011 for designs on the Great East Japan Earthquake disaster reconstruction* and 40 awards from Thailand and India selected as a part of cooperative project with foreign organizations.

Good Design Grand Award 2016 will be selected from 6 candidates for Grand Award, special awards including Good Design Gold Award will be selected from BEST 100, the announcement is at Oct. 28.

  • Winners of the special category for designs on Great East Japan Earthquake disaster reconstruction* : 29 entries
    *Exempted from all relative cost for Good Design Award
  • Winners from Thailand, India and Singapore chosen in cooperation with foreign design awards : 40 entries

Mr. Kazushi Nagai who is good design award president and Ms. Fumie Shibata who is vice president give the message of Awards of 2016: " Not insisting just One protrude design, Each respective design charging in each role sincerely, and accumulating our live and making image of this world." This year's Good Design Award make more deepen role of proper up to now. Utilizing existence things and complementing each other design's role mutually, is this years much more awards special features.

All awards of Good Design Award 2016 will be displayed at Good Design Exhibition 2016 (G Exhibition) at Tokyo Midtown from Oct. 28. And My Favorite Choice for Good Design 2016 Good Design Award 2016 jury's personal selections Exhibition & Exhibition to Vote for the Grand Award will start at 29 September. Visitor can voting and select Grand Award of 2016.

Good Design Exhibition 2016 (G Exhibition)

My Favorite Choice for Good Design 2016 Good Design Award 2016 jury's personal selections Exhibition Exhibition to Vote for the Grand Award

Good Design Grand Award, deemed the design of the year 2016, will be chosen out from Good Design Award jury, winners of Good Design Award 2016 and visitors to the Exhibition to Vote for the Grand Award will cast vote and the winning entry will be announced on Oct. 28.

Following Schedule from Award announcement

Sep 29(Thu)-Oct 23(Sun) Exhibition to Vote for the Grand Award
My Favorite Choice for Good Design 2016 Good Design Award 2016 jury's personal selections Exhibition
Oct 28(Fri)Announcement of Good Design Grand Award 2016
Announcement of Good Design Special Award 2016
Announcement of Good Design Long Life Design Award 2016
Oct 28(Fri)-Nov 3(Thu/hol)GOOD DESIGN EXHIBITION 2016
Oct 28(Fri)-Nov 20(Sun)LONG LIFE DESIGN EXHIBITION 2016

Reference data: Award number of Award from Oversea area

Australia 3 China 34 Denmark 1
France 1 Germany 7 Hong Kong 7
India 4 Korea 47 Slovenia 3
Taiwan 59 Thailand 36 U.K. 1
U.S.A. 8      
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