Being Recognised for Being Unique
THE CAMPUS, MIRAI Convenience Store, NISSIN GARAGE, and mot. Mitsui Office for Tomorrow OTEMACHI ONE win prestigious design awards
Kokuyo has a lot to be proud of these days.
At this year's Frame Awards -- connected with the world-renowned interior design magazine Frame -- Kokuyo's redesigned head office, THE CAMPUS, was named Large Office of the Year. Also, four spaces that Kokuyo designed received the Red Dot Design Award 2021, which is one of the three most respected design awards globally. In addition, two of these projects were recognised at ICONIC AWARDS 2021: Innovative Architecture, an international award for architectural design.
FRAME AWARDS 2021
The Frame Awards, organised by the Netherlands-based interior design organisation Frame, presents 36 awards across three categories: Spatial, Executional, and Honorary. Kokuyo was winner of the Large Office of the Year award, under the "Work" section of the Spatial category. All projects are judged on the criteria of innovation, functionality, creativity, and sustainability.
- FRAME AWARDS 2021:
Winner of Large Office of the Year
- Award Received:
THE CAMPUS (Work category)
Red Dot Design Award 2021
At this year's Red Dot Design Awards, organised by Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen in Germany, Kokuyo was presented with awards for: MIRAI Convenience Store, NISSIN GARAGE, mot. Mitsui Office for Tomorrow OTEMACHI ONE, and THE CAMPUS. MIRAI Convenience Store was also awarded with the Best of the Best award, which is given to the most outstanding design.
- Best of the Best:
MIRAI Convenience Store (Retail Design category)
NISSIN GARAGE (Brands & Communication Design category)
mot. Mitsui Office for Tomorrow OTEMACHI ONE (Retail Design category)
THE CAMPUS (Brands & Communication Design category)
ICONIC AWARDS 2021
ICONIC AWARDS 2021: Innovative Architecture, organised by the German Design Council, presents awards in five categories: architecture, interior, concept, communication, and product. Projects are recognised as "Selection", "Winner", and "Best of the Best". One entrant is also chosen as the winner across the three categories of architecture, interior, and product.
This year, MIRAI Convenience Store was named Winner in the architecture category. Also, mot. Mitsui Office for Tomorrow OTEMACHI ONE was awarded both "Winner" in the architecture category and "Selection" in the special innovative material category.
- ICONIC AWARDS 2021:
- Awards received:
MIRAI Convenience Store (architecture category)
mot. Mitsui Office for Tomorrow OTEMACHI ONE (architecture category / innovative material category)
An overview of our award-winning projects
Please note that information about the awards and the status of each project is current as of 20 October 2021, when the press release was issued.
Company: KOKUYO Co., Ltd.
Location: 1-8-35 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Project completed: 15 February 15 2021
THE CAMPUS was also long-listed for the Kukan Design Award 2021, was awarded bronze at the NOVUM DESIGN AWARDS 2021, and received the design category award at the Sotonoba Awards 2020.
MIRAI Convenience Store
Company: YUZU CAFE Co., Ltd. (KITO DESIGN HOLDINGS Group)
Location: 11-1 Imojiyashiki, Kitokitagawa, Naka District, Naka, Tokushima
Relevant link (in Japanese): https://www.kokuyo-furniture.co.jp/solution/casestudy/post-8
Project completed: 24 April 2020
MIRAI Convenience Store is also a candidate to become a finalist for the 2021 Sky Design Awards and the JID AWARD 2021, as well as being short-listed for the Kukan Design Award 2021.
Company: Nissin Foods Holdings Co., Ltd.
Location: 8F Shinjuku Eastside Square, 6-27-30 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Relevant link (in Japanese): https://www.kokuyo-furniture.co.jp/solution/casestudy/essnissin-garage
Project completed: 22 March 2021
NISSIN GARAGE also received the New Office Promotion Award at the 34th Nikkei New Office Awards, the SBID International Design Awards 2021, and the Dezeen Awards 2021, as well as being long-listed for the Kukan Design Award 2021.
mot. Mitsui Office for Tomorrow OTEMACHI ONE
Company: MITSUI & CO., LTD., Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd.
Location: 5F Otemachi One Tower, 1-2-1 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Relevant link (in Japanese): https://www.kokuyo-furniture.co.jp/solution/casestudy/mot-mitsui-office-for-tomorrow-otemachi-one
Project completed: 1 December 2020
mot. Mitsui Office for Tomorrow OTEMACHI ONE is also a candidate to become a finalist for the 2021 Sky Design Awards and the SBID International Design Awards 2021, as well as being short-listed for the Kukan Design Award 2021.
mot. Mitsui Office for Tomorrow is a registered trademark of Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd.