GOOD DESIGN AWARD

Keyword
Year awarded
To
Special Award
Company Info

2016

Good Design Award

Award-winning item
Public sign design [Public sign design of Aikawa area, Cultural Landscapes of Japan in Aikawa, Sado city]
Principal implementing business
Sado City
Category
Equipment for public facilities and furniture for public
Company(Nationality)
EAU Ltd. (Japan)
NAGUMO DESIGN (Japan)
Sado City (Japan)
Award Number
16G090727
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2016

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Outline

It is design of public signs for the visitor installed in Aikawa area, important cultural landscape of the country, where was noted for the largest gold production across Japan from the end of the 16th century to the end of the 20th century. The conception of this design was integration of the sign and the cultural landscape in order to experience mining area in mountains, mining townscape and Japan Sea as series. It was achieved by designing the area’s sign system not only for clear induction, but also capable of cooperation with historical properties or mobility network.

Producer

Sado City Office World Heritage Promotion Section, Niigata Prefecture Office World Heritage Promotion Section

Director

Osamu Shinohara

Designer

Katsushi Nagumo, Koichiro Sakitani, Hiroyuki Tanabe

More information

http://www.eau-a.co.jp/

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