In order to develop the local crafts and industry of Gifu Prefecture in Japan, we invited design students and professional designers from around the world to join our competition.



The 2nd Gifu World Design Competition : The Jury

All panel entries were shipped to Japan. Judging took place in Gifu on May 23, 2003. Out of close to 400 entries from 39 countries, the judges took three hours to choose the winners for the competition.

Staff at the IDNF office in NYC prepares to send the panels to Gifu.


After the staff at the Oribe Design Center in Gifu organizes
all entries, the judging took place.

Judging at the Mirai Kaikan in Gifu City.

Winners were chosen by internationally renown judges.

Eric Chan
(ECCO Design Inc., Principal & IDNF Board),
Fumi Kimura (EDUCE Co., Ltd., President),
Hideki Nishiyama (Oribe Design Center, Chairman),
Katsuhiko Hasegawa (Hasegawa Hamono, President),
Koji Oshika (Gifu Creators’ Association, Chairman) and
Tucker Viemeister (Springtime-USA, President & IDNF President).


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