For this year's Core77 Design Awards, we're conducting in-depth interviews with each of our jury captains to get in a glimpse into their creative minds and hear more about what they'll be looking for in this year's awards submissions.For 2018 Design Education Initiatives Jury Captain Susie Wise, design thinking in
Receiving an Honor in the Core77 Design Awards takes a little more than just an exceptional design project- it requires turning that exceptional project into an entry that will grab the jury's attention. With Regular pricing coming to a close on March 8th, there is still plenty of time to submit your best work in a way that thoroughly impresses the jury and helps you stand out from your competition.
For this year's Core77 Design Awards, we're conducting in-depth interviews with each of our jury captains to get in a glimpse into their creative minds and to hear more about what they'll be looking for in this year's awards submissions. Our 2018 Open Design Jury Captain Zach Kaplan, founder
For this year's Core77 Design Awards, we're conducting in-depth interviews with each of our jury captains to get in a glimpse into their creative minds and to hear more about what they'll be looking for in this year's awards submissions. This year's Consumer Product Jury Captain, Ti Chang, is
For this year's Core77 Design Awards, we're conducting in-depth interviews with each of our jury captains to get in a glimpse into their creative minds and to hear more about what they'll be looking for in this year's awards submissions. Our first interview is with 2018 Built Environment Jury
Don't miss your last chance to take advantage of our discounted entry pricing—at 9 PM EST, January 31st, Early Bird pricing for the 2018 Core77 Design Awards officially ends!
In conjunction with our 2018 Core77 Design Awards, we've decided to explain a few of the categories in detail that may be difficult to grasp at first glance so you can decide whether or not the project you want to submit fits the mold! In our first article of the
It's been a long year. But it wasn't all bad, right? Okay, it was pretty bad, but let's take a moment to celebrate some of the good—if any—to come out of it. Namely, the things you made. Core77 is excited to announce the 2018 Core77 Design Awards are now open
Attention, designers—mark your calendars because the 2018 Core77 Design Awards will officially be open for entry on January 9! Now in its eighth year, the Core77 Design Awards continues to champion the principles of inclusivity, innovation, and excellence. Our annual collection of awarded projects have solidified the awards as a
The votes are in! The time has come to announce the ultimate grand prize winner of our Core77 Design Awards Community Choice Prize and our 13 Category winners. With this prize, our Grand Prize Community Choice Winner has much more to celebrate than just ultimate bragging rights: they will
LUNAR cofounders Jeff Smith and Gerard Furbershaw sought to create a sculpturally oriented bench that provided social interaction opportunities for passersby in outdoor public places and museum and gallery exhibition spaces. People have an innate desire to engage, interact and play, yet there are a limited number of public spaces
Very rarely do people buy office chairs simply for the look of them—this type of seating belongs more to the office supplies department than it does furniture design. "Office chairs look like machines. They always look slightly aggressive. It's a bit like car design these days... [the chairs are] overtly
All good things should be punctuated by a party. It's only fitting, then, that our 2017 Core77 Design Awards honorees (and those of previous years) received a night dedicated to their incredible efforts and brilliant designs. Last Thursday, June 8th, Core77 hosted an inaugural Results Celebration at A/D/O in Brooklyn,
The results are in!After over two months of thorough and dedicated deliberation, our judges have finalized their decisions and are ready to share them with the world. In our seventh season, 174 projects were honored, with work submitted by talented Professional and Student designers across the globe. Making its debut
Built Environment: Spatial design as it relates to physical interiors, exhibitions or installations, either permanent or temporary, for private, public, commercial or industrial purposes. Examples include: public installations, restaurant/hospitality interiors, office or medical interiors, set designs, retail displays, exhibition booths, etc. This year's Built Environment Jury Team was led by
Commercial Equipment: Equipment and systems designed for public, commercial, industrial, medical and scientific use (operational, production, construction, etc.) Examples include: machinery, medical instruments and devices, construction tools, transaction kiosks, weather instruments, etc. This year's Commercial Equipment Jury Team was led by Tom O'Connor, Industrial Designer at PDT. Joining him on
Consumer Product: Final products designed specifically for individual use across a variety of environments and purposes, including but not limited to home, work, leisure, sporting, health and hygiene. Examples include: electronics, accessories, soft goods, housewares and appliances, personal care, tabletop, etc. This year's Consumer Product Jury Team was co-captained by
Design Concept: All conceptual or proposal designs, whether self-initiated or created for a client or educational institution, which have been fully developed, but not yet brought to market or made available for pre-order. Making its category debut this year, 2017's inaugural Design Concept Jury Team was captained by Benjamin Hubert,
Design Education Initiative: A business-education or nonprofit-education partnership initiative, or an initiative undertaken by an educational institution or institutions, which furthers the practice of design or promotes design education. Examples include, but are not limited to: workshops, class projects, institutional programs, print and/or digital campaigns, toolkits, strategy documents, etc. This
Design for Social Impact: Projects specifically designed to directly benefit social, humanitarian, community or environmental causes. Examples include: community or environmental impact initiatives, products for underrepresented communities, distribution systems, disaster relief, etc. This year's Design for Social Impact Jury Team was led by Joe Speicher, Executive Director of the Autodesk
Furniture & Lighting: Furniture and lighting products or systems for private, public, commercial or industrial use. Examples include: home or public seating, office systems, lighting, workstations, etc.This year's Furniture & Lighting Jury Team was led by Zhang Zhoujie, Founder of Zhang Zhoujie Studio. Joining him on the panel were Angie
Interaction: Interactive content and user interface design for websites, mobile devices and experiential installations. Examples include: software, mobile apps, interactive projections, animations, simulations, robotics, etc. This year's Interaction Jury Team was captained by Eric Grant, Creative Director at SapientRazorfish. Joining him on the panel were Kelsey Snook, Creative Director at
Open Design: Projects whose final form is 'open', liable to change (physically or digitally), and whose underlying purpose is creation or recreation by the end-user, either through production (ex. 3D Printing), assembly (ex. DIY), or personal customization. This year's Open Design Jury Team was captained by Dan Chen, a technology
Packaging: All graphic design, branding, and structural designs related to the packaging of products. Examples include: primary or secondary packaging for Fast Moving Consumer Goods or premium brands, promotional packaging and gifting programs, limited editions, etc. This year's Packaging Jury Team was led by Margo Chase, Founder of Chase Design
Service Design: All projects entailing the organization of end-users, communication, transactions, infrastructure, institutions and organizational systems. Examples include: distribution or delivery systems, ways of connecting people or enabling transactions, funding platforms, web-based communities, etc. This year's Service Design Jury Team was led by Sarah Drummond, Co-Founder and Managing Director of
Strategy & Research: Projects or products that predominantly utilize design research and strategy. Examples include: brand strategies, product and project strategies, research methodologies such as surveys, interviews, studies, observations, varied research throughout projects, etc.This year's Strategy & Research Jury Team was captained by Nicolas Maitret, Senior Principal at SYPartners. Joining
Transportation: Vehicles, systems or modes of transportation used to get people or objects from one place to another, for private, public, commercial or industrial purposes. Examples include: planes, trains, automobiles, buses, bikes, boats, mass transit systems, transportation infrastructure, etc. This year's Transportation Jury Team was led by Jackie Chang, Project
Visual Communication: All visual and graphic design, branding and identity projects for print, digital or physical environments. Examples include: logos and identity systems, environmental graphics, signage, typefaces, infographics, motion graphics, print design, advertising, etc. This year's Visual Communication Jury Team was captained by Selen Selviler Özüekren, Co-Founder and Creative Director
We're looking to kick the summer off right. In honor of the 7th season of the Design Awards coming to a close, Core77 will be hosting an inaugural party at A/D/O in Brooklyn, NY on June 8th, to coincide with the release of the Awards results earlier in the day.
Tonight marks the end of an era—the entry period for the 2017 Core77 Design Awards officially closes. If you have your eye on that shiny Core77 Design Awards trophy that doubles as a mold or want your work to be seen by our esteemed jury members, now's your chance to get one step closer.
Next Wednesday, March 29, at 9PM EST, the entry period for the 2017 Core77 Design Awards officially closes. If you're on the fence about submitting or are considering entering another competition, these 5 pillars of the Core77 Design Awards prove we're a cut above the rest: InclusionDesign is a broad field,
Deadlines are creeping up here for the Core77 Design Awards, and so is the end of our jury captain interview series! We wanted to familiarize you with some of the captains so you knew more about the amazing team responding for picking the winners of our design awards (you can
The Regular Deadline for the 2017 Core77 Design Awards is fast approaching, and with it your last chance to save with Regular pricing. Once March 8th hits, we move into our Final pricing period, before the Awards come to an official close on March 29th. But why stress about squeezing
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