Past Winners

Past Winners

Past Winners

Now in its sixth edition, Lexus first launched this annual international award in 2013 to nurture up-and-coming designers and help them realise their vision around the future of design.

2017 GRAND PRIX WINNER

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Designer Hiroto Yoshizoe

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2016 GRAND PRIX WINNER

AGAR PLASTICITY

Designer Kosuke Araki, Noriaki Maetani, Akira Muraoka

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2015 GRAND PRIX WINNER

Sense-Wear

Designer Emanuela Corti and Ivan Parati

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Prototype Winners 2014

THEME

CURIOSITY

At Lexus, we spend a great deal of our time thinking about the serious matter of how to improve our designs and their impact on the world. It is also important that what we produce remains exhilarating for our customers. Applying our curiosity in a creative manner can result in unexpected innovation that change lives.

IRIS

The glass lamp Iris is made of a handblown crystal sphere, shimmering in different colours from every angle. An inspiring luminary piece

Designer: Sebastian Scherer

Berlin based interior designer Sebastian Scherer attracted international attention with his x-chair in 2010 and was nominated for the Design Preis der Bundesrepublik in 2012 with his Aluminium Series. Sebastian Scherer

Mentor Robin Hunicke

MACIAN

This den building kit is a collection of simple components; which serve a purpose to help the user engage in systematic creativity by constructing ideas using the environment.

Designer James Fox

James' process takes a human-centered approach to design. This is visualized through the designer's tool kit, which communicates assistance to the needs of people, opportunities and experiences. James Fox

Mentor Arthur Huang

Prototype Winners 2013

THEME

MOTION

Motion - a word and concept directly connected to people´s everyday lives. Under this theme, Lexus welcomes innovators and calls for works that display a deep understanding of Lexus design, uniquely interpret concepts and provide original perspectives on and solutions to various issues of daily life.

INAHO

Inspired by an ear of rice slowly swaying in the wind, the interior light glows gold in the dark and gently leans towards people when they approach it.

Designer Hideki Yoshimoto,Yoshinaka Ono

tangent: is a design brand based in London and Tokyo, founded by Hideki Yoshimoto (Royal College of Art) and Yoshinaka Ono (Dentsu Inc) in 2013. It uses the essence extracted from nature and digital technology as the core of its creation. Hideki Yoshimoto,Yoshinaka Ono

Mentor Sam Hacht

MAKING PORCELAIN WITH AN ORIGAMI

By casting using a type of paper, free-form porcelain can be created, and thinner than by conventional methods. This technique will give rise to new possibilities of porcelain.

Designer Hitomi Igarashi

Graduated from Tama Art University, Department of Product Design in 2013. Hitomi Igarashi

Mentor Junya Ishigami

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