Lexus Design Award

Open to professionals, students and design enthusiasts around the world. Entrants are individuals who have reached the age of majority in their home country. Last year, creators from 66 countries submitted design proposals, many of which leveraged the power of technology to design for a better tomorrow. The submissions spanned across the categories of Industrial Design, Architecture, Technology/Engineering, Interior Design, and Fashion Design.

6 Finalists will present their works to a panel of esteemed judges and one Grand Prix Winner will be selected.

Before the Grand Prix selection, Finalists will have a workshop with world-class design professionals serving as Mentors to develop their prototypes. There will be continual follow-up by the Mentors as the Finalists develop their designs into physical prototypes. Prototype production cost up to 3 million JPY (over $25,000 USD), including tax, is covered. Six finalists will also have an opportunity to expand their professional horizons by engaging the four judges in dialogue, one-on-one.