Date: November 17, 2015
The 68 winners of the Taipei International Design Award were honored Nov. 15 in the northern
Taiwan city, with most of the selected talents focusing on advancing economic, environmental, social and cultural development through creativity and ingenuity.
According to event organizer Taipei City Government Department of Economic Development, this year’s competition attracted 4,246 submissions from 59 countries around the world.
The biggest winner was Steffen Knoell, a communication design student from Germany, for his poster Flohribi—Fleamarket at the bar Ribingurmu. The judges praised the graphic design piece for powerfully and concisely communicating its message through clear visual language.
The work picked up the Taipei Mayor Award and Gold Award of Visual Communication Design, and also won the Judges’ Award for Visual Communication Design.
Han Ji Sun from South Korea walked away with the Gold Award of Industrial Design for his submission Portable Vest IV, a wearable intravenous fluid delivery unit. [FULL STORY]