GOOD DESIGN AWARD
FAQ

Entries

Can we apply with one entry to two or more categories?

You cannot apply one entry to more than one category.


Can series and system products be entered as one entry?

Products that are normally used in sets, system products such as whole kitchens, or product groups that are developed based on a common design concept can be entered as one entry (the screening fee for one entry is charged). Likewise, products of different sizes and colors can be entered as one entry. Alternatively, the above-mentioned products can be entered separately as a single entry.


Is there anything I have to pay attention to when applying with items that are undisclosed or not on sale at the time of screenings?

You can apply with the undisclosed or not-on-sale works which will be available for public announcement on October 5, 2023, and will be available for purchase or usage by users by March 31, 2024.
Also, it is obligatory to place image pictures or information in the Yearbook (to be published in March 2024).


Can we apply with products that we have sold for 10 years?

Yes, you can.


Is it possible to apply architecture that is not built in Japan?

Yes, it is possible.


Is it possible to apply th events or activities that are not carried out in Japan?

Yes, it is possible.


Can we apply with a product that is not on sale in Japan?

Yes, you can.


Can we apply with products whose manufactured volume is small, such as products available on request?

Yes. There are no restrictions imposed in terms of the manufactured volume.


Can we apply for other awards, or is it possible to apply with the entry which has already won other awards?

Can we apply for other awards, or is it possible to apply with the entry which has already won other awards?


Can we re-apply with the work which we previously applied for the GOOD DESIGN AWARD?

If it is an entry that did not win the award, you can apply again.


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