following the success of last year’s ‘love your earth‘ competition, designboom and the DA design association japan have joined together, along with TOBU DEPARTMENT STORE to organize the ‘green earth’ international design competition.
participation is open to applicants from every country in the world, to professionals, students, and design-enthusiasts. free registration required.
the subject of the international competition is green earth
TOBU DEPARTMENT STORE is affiliated with world heritage kew gardens and helps organize campaigns to help raise awareness and protect the earth. for the competition ‘green earth’ you are asked to enter projects in to one or both of the following 2 categories:
‘green’ – create a graphic artwork that illustrates the environmental protection and how human beings and nature could coexist in a greener world.
‘earth’ – give the gift of a greener world at christmas. create a graphic artwork that will make this festive time of the year a moment to consider what we can do to help our planet’s survival. you can use iconic christmas motifs in your design for example reindeers, trees, etc.
the designers of the 5 winning entries will be granted with cash prize awards :
– 1st prize: ¥500,000 YEN
– 2nd prize: ¥200,000 YEN
– 3 x 3rd prize(s): ¥100,000 YEN (each)
TOBU DEPARTMENT STORE will use a selection of the shortlisted entries for disposable shopping bags and for other promotional material. the eco-bags will be also presented during the tokyo designer’s week 2008.
designers will be fully credited when their work is used