Rabu, 04 Desember 2019 14:42:00
DFA Awards 2019 Honours Design Giants
Shining a light on designs that impact work, live and play
DFA Lifetime Achievement Award 2019 winner -- Rei Kawakubo
DFA Design Leadership Award 2019 winner -- teamLab
DFA World's Outstanding Chinese Designer 2019 winner -- Wang Shu
HONG KONG, - 4 December 2019 - DFA Awards 2019 stands true to its commitment of recognising design with an Asian perspective by both established and emerging designers.
This year, DFA Awards celebrates design leadership and exemplary design by giving the highest honour and recognition through its major annual award programmes. Design giants include DFA Lifetime Achievement Award 2019 winner -- Rei Kawakubo, Founder of Comme des Garçons; DFA Design Leadership Award 2019 winner -- teamLab, the International Art Collective; and DFA World's Outstanding Chinese Designer 2019 winner -- Wang Shu, Co-Founder of Amateur Architecture Studio.
"This year, our honourable judging panel has highlighted individuals that have created true impact to our daily lives, and teams that have shown dedication to creativity in design project after project.
Design is something that enhances life, it's not just cosmetic. It is important to show value for the visionaries' creations of unique experiences within this built world across professional, personal and playful environments. The Awards programme allows us to continue foster innovative thinking and creative confidence." said Professor Eric Yim, Chairman of the HKDC.
Underpinning the role of designers in society while celebrating design leadership, exemplary designs and projects with impactful commercial success in Asia, DFA Awards alumni are an incredible list of creators and innovators that have shaped the conversation around today's design thinking and design excellence.
DFA Lifetime Achievement Award, DFA Design Leadership Award and DFA World's Outstanding Chinese Designer are the highest honour ones can receive in Asia. Every year, judges ensure to pick winners that make a difference to the industry and our society. (*).