Image: courtesy of the press service of the Lexus
Car brand Lexus has announced the names of the six finalists of the Lexus Design Award 2019. About it “lente.ru” has informed the representative a press-services of the brand on Tuesday, February 5.
Among the finalists are designers and engineers from different countries: Russian Dmitry Balashov, who created the design of “Akaviri” for energy generation (turbine that collects during takeoff the jet of gases of the jet engine of the aircraft and converts it into electricity), American Lisa Marx for a bra for survivors of mastectomy women, made from an algorithmic 3D-lace, a Briton of Turkish origin, Rezzan Chasoglou for arenophile (draft articles desert sand with the addition of binders, Filipino Jeffrey dela Cruz (Philippines) for a system of modular construction”, Baloto”, Sujani yuan from China for the equipment for emergency oil spill gathering “Gidrus” and Ben from Bondi beach Australian company Prevalent behind the curtain “Salami”, producing electricity and improving the lighting in the premises.
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In 2019, the Lexus Design Award competition 2019 have attracted a record number of works among all the participating countries-485 applications, 47 of which entered the top 90 international short-list. The Russian stage of the contest, the Lexus Design Award 2019 Russia Top Choice — was held for the third year in a row.
Lexus Design Award — international competition in design, first held in 2013 in collaboration with designboom. Its purpose is to encourage the growth of socially beneficial ideas by supporting designers and engineers, whose work can help create a brighter future. The six finalists of the contest gets the opportunity to realize their own prototypes in collaboration with curators, world-renowned designers.
Video, photo All from Russia.