SongYanCourt, cuddled right next to the hub of design, inspires a better life.
The Best Design winners were announced at the Grand Ceremony on November 29. Among the winning designs, this year’s jury found trends in social design, green design, and artificial intelligence, among others.
The concept of this year’s award ceremony was “Nature Knows”, many of the winning designers spoke about their understandings and expectations of the design industry in this context.
Read on to learn about seven of the winning designs and concepts, dissected in more detail, diving into each designer’s background and the creative journeys behind their winning work.
This year’s theme was design and social responsibility, discussing how designers can better serve society.
36 Scintillating Designs and 3 Audacious Concepts from Taiwan, China, and Hong Kong.
Another Prestigious International Recognition for Taiwan’s Design Excellence: TDC is Awarded Ladislav Sutnar Prize 2018
TDC has gained recognition from the jury of Ladislav Sutnar Prize for demonstrating Taiwan’s design excellence during international exchanges.
Mistroom, a studio known for its smoothly textured book covers, has won several awards in book design in the past. Their entry, “Not Just Library 2018 Admission Ticket”, also won glowing praise from well-known Japanese designer Kashiwa Sato.
With economies of scale plundering limited resources and the global trends on environmental policies, it is foreseeable that the cost of extracting raw materials will be greater than that of using renewable resources. To keep business for long term success, designers or manufacturers should be involved in circular design as early as possible, as it is unavoidable yet crucial.
Bito transforms the gallery space of Taiwan Design Museum into a bamboo labyrinth to highlight the importance of design for sustainability at the Golden Pin Design Award 2018 Winners’ Exhibition.