On August 14th, the screening of China Red Star Original Design Award was held in Beijing. 7 jurors from Beijing, Shanghai etc. of China and America judged the works.
The 2013 China Red Star Original Design Award called for entry on household-related work including furniture, household decorations and goods. Since China Red Star Original Design Award opened to call, the entrants including enterprises, individual designers, teachers and students from renowned universities applied for participation with their enthusiasm. The total number of entries is up to 625 products from 267 enterprises which are beyond 2012 China Red Star Original Design Award last year with aspects on quantity and quality. All fields of entry products covered some hot social issues like food safety testing, concerning vulnerable groups, environmental protection, disaster region reconstruction and so forth. From China Red Star Original Design Award launched, the areas included 23 provinces, cities and regions.
Among the entries companies this year, it included such Award-Design Integration Studio, OULIN, JOMOO, Midea, Mobi Garden etc., and many universities such as Tsinghua University Academy of Art, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Luxun Academy of Fine Arts, Sichuan Fine Arts Institute and Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts etc.
After one-day screening, the jurors reached a total agreement that the level of 2013 China Red Star Original Design Award had a great lifting comparing with the first year. As the juror with honor, the China National Furniture Association vice chairman Mr. Chen Baoguang believed that “the participants give me a good impression in general, and the amount is numerous, and there are a lot of specific and brilliant works.” Tsinghua University Academy of Art, Department of Industrial Design Professor Cai Jun said:”A part of the products has a hook on me!” and DragonFly Design Center creative director Mr. Shi Dayu mentioned that:” many works focus on humanistic concern added in their design concept.
The final result of 2013 China Red Star Original Design Award list will be released when the Award ceremony will hold in November.