Screening Dates

Primary Selection

Web-based screening
Monday, June 6, 2022 to Wednesday, June 15

Secondary Selection

Secondary Selection Meeting
13:00 pm to 17:30 pm Saturday, July 2, 2022
Scheduled to be held in Tokyo

Selection Criteria

Sociality

Evaluation of the social significance and the effect of the project, such as the harmony with surrounding landscape or environment, and sustainability.

Informativeness

Evaluation of the work if it properly conveys the originator’s intention and provides appropriate communication.

Innovativeness

Evaluation of the work whether there is an unprecedented approach in the idea, the construction or the process.

Aesthetics

Evaluation of the beauty in the form, the material selection and the expression.

Application Fee

Application fee is ¥8,000 for each entry.
The application fee includes the examination fee for design concept and one image data.
If you wish to submit more than one image data, additional examination fee of ¥1,500 is required for each additional image.
If you wish to submit video data, an additional examination fee of ¥15,000 is required for each entry.

Publication in the Yearbook

The yearbook, “Annual of Spatial Design in Japan 2023 – Display, Sign and Commercial Environment” containing the works of award winners and the finalists will be published in December 2022 (scheduled) .
The yearbook will be edited by Rikuyosha Inc. and the Yearbook Publication Committee formed by the members of the Kukan Design Organization, namely Japan Sign Design Association (SDA), The Japan Design Space Association (DSA) and Japan Commercial Environmental Design Association (JCD), and published by Rikuyosha Inc.

Sponsor

Supporting Organizations

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Japan Institute of Design Promotion
The Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Nikkei Inc.
Federation of Japan Out-door Advertising Associations
Japan Design Space Association
Nippon Display Federation
Japan Commercial Environmental Design Association
Japan Sign Association
Japanese Technical Organization for Commercial Spaces
Japan Promotional Marketing Institute Inc.
Japan Advertising Federation
Japan Advertisers Association Inc.
Japan Graphic Design Association Inc.
Japan Typography Association
(In no particular order)