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Calling for Power of Design in Action
Application Closes: May 10, 2011 at 05:59PM UTC
Public Voting: May 19, 2011 to May 25, 2011 at 05:59PM UTC
Results Announcement: June 07, 2011 at 06:00PM UTC
We would like to thank everyone who entered. We hope this competition challenged designers to think more about how to apply their skills to solving important issues.
Quite a few of the entries provided a unique perspective and we are grateful to everyone's efforts. Many of the entries will need a bit of work before the can be put into practical use, however, we have selected three designs to be shared with disaster-relief organizations for further improvements and possible implementation in the real world. These three Judge's Picks will additionally receive $500 USD.
The DESIGN 21 series challenges designers of all disciplines to find solutions to social and global issues. It’s guided by UNESCO’s premise that education, science, technology, culture and communication are tools to spread knowledge and information, build awareness and foster dialogue.More About Competitions