About the Award
Lexus Design Award 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. Finalists will be funded to build their prototypes with world-class mentors, and reach unparalleled exposure to the global design community and media.
Imagine a world where design creates an enriched sense of happiness for all.
Start by thoughtfully considering people in diverse circumstances.
Then, anticipating global challenges facing future society, engage in innovative ways which contribute to a sustainable future, yet seamlessly enhance the happiness of everyone.
When imaginative and captivating designs intersect with thoughtful solutions, that lead to a brighter future for all, design truly makes for a brighter future for people and society.
Please join us in Designing for a Better Tomorrow.
Follow the journey of Lexus Design Award 2022, beginning with the call for entries.
For over 10 years Lexus has supported young talent from around the world. We challenge them to better our lives with design, and that starts with a line.
What if design could be used to create a brighter future, for everyone? Join us as we design for a better tomorrow. (Entry period for LDA 2022 is now closed)
With over 2,000 entries from 66 countries, six Finalists were selected for their original and inventive solutions which highlight the creative interplay between design and technology. The finalists’ concepts and designs feature a diverse range of innovative craftsmanship techniques, materials and applications.
Designer Kenji Abe, Japan
Designer Gayle Lee & Jessica Vea, New Zealand/Tonga
Designer Alina Holovatiuk,Ukraine
Designer Irmandy Wicaksono, Indonesia
Terracotta Valley Wind
Designer Intsui Design, China
The Grand Prix trophy was designed by Hideki Yoshimoto. Yoshimoto was the winner in the first Lexus Design Award in 2013 and has become a successful designer based in London working with a number of global brands. The trophy design incorporates his engineering background and commitment to takumi craftsmanship.