The results are in for Design 21: Social Design Network's three-way competition. Designers from 59 countries submitted over 800 entries for the three competition categories, which were:
"Heated Issue" - Design an awareness campaign to educate the public on the issue of global warming.
"Child's Play" - Design an object that encourages children to cultivate their own imagination and creativity.
"ShelterMe" - Design a temporary emergency shelter for deployment in a natural disaster.
Design curator Cynthia Smith, who judged the ShelterMe competition, said: "Overall, I was struck by the large number and variety of innovative solutions submitted, which is an indication of the expanding interest in socially responsible design. The selected finalists reflect the range of thinking for what is required; not necessarily one approach for any geographical area or situation."
Click the individual links above to see the winning designs. Also, stay tuned as Design 21 will be announcing more competitions in coming weeks.