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Lexus Design Award 2019



Lexus Design Award 2019 calls upon young creative talent around the world to “Design for a Better Tomorrow”. Since 2013, this international design competition has provided the chance of a lifetime for up-and-coming designers to win the prestigious award for innovative design excellence, propel their growth, and reach world-class exposure.



Deadline: October 28, 2018



As a finalist, you will be provided everything needed to take your design to the next level and present it at one of the world’s premier design events.
• Receive mentorship from worldly renowned design professionals. Past years have included mentorship from design studios Formafantasma and Snarkitecture.
• Receive over $25,000 (USD) of funding to develop your design into a functional prototype.
• Travel to Italy to exhibit your work at the prestigious Milan Design Week 2019 and compete for the Grand Prix prize.

Six selected international finalists will receive once-in-a-lifetime mentoring from Sebastian Wrong, Design Director of Established & Sons, and other mentors in New York to prepare for Lexus’s Milan Design Week exhibition.





The judges of the Lexus Design Award 2019 returning from last year are: Sir David Adjaye, eminent architect of such innovative works as the Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (named Cultural Event of the Year by the New York Times) and SPYSCAPE, an interactive experience museum with a unique intrigue and espionage theme; Paola Antonelli, Senior Curator of Architecture & Design at The Museum of Modern Art who is also curator of the XXII Triennale di Milano, Broken Nature: Design Takes on Human Survival; and Yoshihiro Sawa, President of Lexus International, whose vision for the competition encompasses the brand’s passion to foster a new-generation of creativity.







For more information about this competition, please contact us.