Haptic Design Award

FabCafe Shibuya

poster for Haptic Design Award

This event has ended.

The Haptic Design Award was established by Loft Work Ltd. off the back of the JST ACCEL sponsored “Physical Media” project in order to give recognition to ideas for ​​new experiences (things, services) based on tactile design. A call for submissions was put out from November 19, 2016 to February 5, 2017, and a total of 71 entries was received: 42 for the Art Competition and 29 for the Idea Competition. In the Art Competition there is one Grand Prix winner, one Outstanding Work award winner, and six Honorable Mentions, while for the Idea Competition there is one Outstanding Work award winner and four Honorable Mentions. See items such as Shigeya Yasui’s Grand Prix winning switch with a ridged user interface - a new type of switch designed with a tactile interface that does not have a button or a specific touch pad.

[Related Events]
Haptic Design Award: Award Presentation Ceremony
The ceremony will be accompanied by a talk by the jury.
Event Date: Mar. 27 (Mon)
Event Time: 19:30-22:00
Venue: FabCafe Tokyo
Capacity: 60
Bookings can be made at: https://mtrl.net/shibuya/events/haptic-design-award/
*Event in Japanese.



from 3月 26, 2017 to 4月 02, 2017
Exhibition Hours: 10:00-21:00 Monday-Saturday, 10:00-20:00 on Sundays and Public Holidays


Shigeya Yasui et al.



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