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2018

Good Design Award

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Award-winning item
A design school and an incubation program [XSCHOOL]
Business Owner
Fukui City
Category
Other activities for the general public
Company
Re:public, Inc. (Japan)
Fukui Shimbun Co.,Ltd. (Japan)
Award Number
18G161227
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2018

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Outline

XSCHOOL is a new design school and an incubation program, which takes place in the city of Fukui since 2016. Each year approximately 20 individuals, some of which expertise design, architecture, real estate, nursing, and financing, travel regularly in the period of four months, go through a process of local and indigenous studies, and work with Fukui’s partnering companies with unprecedented work in craftsmanship in fields like food, ceramics, and textile. This project was planned as a part of Fukui city’s program “make.fUKUI PROJECT” which empowers human exchange beyond the regional boundary and create new type of jobs. Participants have become big fan of Fukui and keep coming back to town with their friends and family members. Its creative community is still growing today.

Producer

Yuki Uchida, Hiroshi Tamura, Ryo Shirai, Re: public, Inc. + Akemi Hayashi, Koichi Miyashita, Fukui Shimbun

Director

Yuma Harada, UMA/ design farm + Tomomi Tada, MUESUM + Yuki Uchida, Re: public, Inc.

Designer

Shunya Hagiwara + Koji Takahashi, + Yuma Harada, Ryosuke Nishino, UMA/ design farm + Tomomi Tada, Nagae Dai, Mizuki Senoo, MUESUM

More information

http://makef.jp/make/

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2016/11

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