Outline of Good Design Award winners

2017 | Overview Report

  • 1,403 entries received Good Design Award
  • Good Design BEST 100 selected as candidates for Grand Award
  • My Favorite Choice for Good Design 2017 Good Design Award 2017 jury's personal selections Exhibition to Vote for the Grand Award will start at 4 October

GOOD DESIGN AWARD

This year, the total entries amounted to 4,495, from which 1,403 were selected as Good Design Award recipients. Including 7 candidates for Grand Award and highly regarded for their originality, proposals, beauty and perfection Good Design BEST 100.

GOOD DESIGN AWARD 2017

Good Design Award results / (year-on-year rise)
Awarded entries:1,403 (+174)
Awarded companies:958 (+140)
Total entries :4,495 (+410)

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

Good Design Grand Award 2017 will be selected from 7 candidates for Grand Award, special awards including Good Design Gold Award will be selected from BEST 100, the announcement is on Nov. 1.

  • Winners of the special category for designs on Great East Japan Earthquake disaster reconstruction* : 27 entries
    *Exempted from all relative cost for Good Design Award
  • Winners from Thailand, India and Singapore chosen in cooperation with foreign design awards : 29 entries

Mr. Kazufumi Nagai who is good design award chairman and Ms. Fumie Shibata who is vice chairman give the message of Awards of 2017: " 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 2017 will be displayed at Good Design Exhibition 2017(G Exhibition) at Tokyo Midtown from Nov. 1. And My Favorite Choice for Good Design 2017 Good Design Award 2017 jury's personal selections Exhibition & Exhibition to Vote for the Grand Award will start on 4 October. Visitor can voting and select Grand Award of 2017.

Good Design Exhibition 2017 (G Exhibition)

My Favorite Choice for Good Design 2017 Good Design Award 2017 jury's personal selections Exhibition Exhibition to Vote for the Grand Award

Good Design Grand Award, deemed the design of the year 2017, will be chosen out from Good Design Award jury, winners of Good Design Award 2017 and visitors to the Exhibition to Vote for the Grand Award will cast vote and the winning entry will be announced on Nov. 1.

Following Schedule from Award announcement

Oct 4(Wed)-28(Sat) Exhibition to Vote for the Grand Award
Oct 4(Wed)-27(Fri) My Favorite Choice for Good Design 2017 Good Design Award 2017 jury's personal selections Exhibition
Nov 1(Wed) Announcement of Good Design Grand Award 2017
Announcement of Good Design Special Award 2017
Nov 1(Wed)- 5(Sun) GOOD DESIGN EXHIBITION 2017

Reference data: Award number of Award from Oversea area

Canada2 Italy4 Thailand22
China75 Korea50 Turkey3
Denmark1 Netherlands7 U.K.1
Germany3 Singapore2 U.S.A.17
Hong Kong9 Sweden2   
India5 Taiwan86