Golden Pin Design Award 2018 Reveals Finalists and New Special Annual Awards
 
Oct 02, 2018
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Taipei, TAIWAN --( ASIA TODAY )-- The Golden Pin Design Award and Golden Pin Concept Design Award reveals this year’s Finalists after a rigorous three-stage judging process, which concluded in Taipei on September 20 and 21. The Final Selection juries selected a total of 91 Finalists in the two awards, from designers in 6 countries and regions including Taiwan, China, Japan, Hong Kong, Macau, and Singapore. This year’s Finalists have passed the scrutiny of 76 jury members during the three-stage judging process, which is the highest number of jury members in the awards’ history. Additionally, the Golden Pin Design Award 2018 Final Selection jury was invited to select two distinguished Finalists who will receive the new Golden Pin Design Award Special Annual Awards for Green Design and Social Design.

Golden Pin Design Award 2018 Special Annual Awards - Green Design & Social Design
For the first time, the jury was invited to select one product or project to receive the Special Annual Award for Green Design, and another to receive the Special Annual Award for Social Design. Green Design refers to products or projects, which aim to minimize environmental impact through innovation and design, while Social Design refers to products or projects that make a positive social impact through innovation and design. The purpose of the new Special Annual Award is to highlight the latest global design trends, such as circular economy design, and propel these initiatives forward in the Golden Pin Design Award community. The winners will be unveiled, along with the Best Design winners, at the Grand Ceremony in Taipei on November 29.

Golden Pin Design Award 2018 Finalists
The Final Selection jury selected a shortlist of 80 Finalists from among the Golden Pin Design Award 2018 Design Mark winners. The Finalist list includes design companies from six countries and regions, including 44 from Taiwan, 24 from China, 3 from Japan, 7 from Hong Kong, 1 from Macau, and 1 from Singapore. There are 38 Finalists in the Product Design category, 26 in Communication Design, 10 in Spatial Design, and 6 in Integration Design. Below is a selection of seven designs from the Finalist list.

Golden Pin Concept Design Award 2018 Finalists
The Final Selection jury selected a shortlist of 11 Finalists from among the Golden Pin Concept Design Award 2018 Design Mark winners. The Finalists include design teams from Taiwan and China, many of whom are students of design, up against design industry professionals. There are 6 Finalists in the Product Design category, 4 in Visual Communication Design, and 1 in Spatial Design. Below are three design concepts from the Finalist list.

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