MUJI Award 03: “Found MUJI” International Design Competition

MUJI Award 03: “Found MUJI” International Design Competition

Friday, June 6, 2008 by Wendy Lam


MUJI AWARD 03, the third annual international design competition is just about to take off, this competition is designed to challenge anyone across the whole world to focus on creating the new vision of living. This year’s competition theme is “Found MUJI”. Entrants are asked to find good points in a long-established merchandise, and convert them into a design that fits our modern life. They expect to see your “yes, of course” products that are also great in the modern age. If you think you’ve got some design skills, entry form and further information can be downloaded at If you have any questions regarding the competition or general inquiries, contact: Good luck!

Entry Period: July 1st – July 31st (2008)


  1. Gold Prize winner (1 award) 20,000 US dollars
  2. Silver Prize winner (1 award) 10,000 US dollars
  3. Bronze Prize winners (6 awards) 2,000 US dollars

More info after the jump…

Kazuko KOIKE MUJI advisor-creative director
Takashi SUGIMOTO MUJI advisor-interior designer
Kenya HARA MUJI advisor-graphic designer
Naoto FUKASAWA MUJI advisor-product designer
Masaaki KANAI president, Ryohin Keikaku Co., Ltd.

Special Judge:
Jasper Morrison-product designer

*Each prize is awarded to 1 work and 1 person (group).
*Some entries will be deemed “not applicable” for each prize.
*Prize money is not inclusive of any withholding tax, which will be subtracted from the prize money


Categories: toys/design


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