2022 Good Design Awards Jury Highlights
- Published on: 28 September 2022
Good Design Australia extends our deep gratitude to the more than 70 Australian and international experts that make up the Jury and thanks them for giving up their time and for sharing their valuable expertise to evaluate this year’s Australian Good Design Awards.
These short videos give a behind-the-scenes look into the Final Round Good Design Awards Judging process which took place at the Sydney Opera House earlier in the year.
2022 GOOD DESIGN AWARDS JURY VIDEO
Each year, Good Design Australia invites renowned design experts from Australia and around the world to participate in the Good Design Awards evaluation process. The Jury takes this process very seriously and debate, discuss, and often argue about the merits of good design when deciding on which projects go through to receive the coveted Australian Good Design Award accolade.
2022 GOOD DESIGN AWARDS JURY VIDEO – NEXTGEN STUDENT DESIGN
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The Next Gen category was created to inspire the next generation of designers and to help foster a culture of design, innovation and creativity.
The Next Gen Category accepts projects in the following areas of design: Architecture, Communication Design, Design Strategy, Digital Design, Engineering Design, Fashion, Product, Service Design and Social Impact.
Winners in this category receive a share of $50,000 in cash prizes:
- Good Design Award Best in Class – $20,000 (1 winner only)
- Good Design Award Gold Winner – $7,000 (3 winners)
- Good Design Award Winner – $1,000 (9 winners)
2022 GOOD DESIGN AWARDS JURY VIDEO – ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN
Good design brings spaces, places and environments alive, making them more liveable, more beautiful and efficient and resulting in the least possible impact on our environment.
The Architectural Design discipline recognises and celebrates excellence across all areas of architecture with an emphasis on good design principles that deliver a positive impact: for people, place and planet.
The Architectural Design discipline celebrates both commercial and residential design projects and includes small and large-scale interior and exterior design projects, exhibition design, landscape design, public space design all the way through to urban design and the design of precincts and cities.
2022 GOOD DESIGN AWARDS JURY VIDEO – DESIGN RESEARCH
The Design Research category recognises excellence in Design Research across multiple sectors (academia and industry). It was established to showcase the contribution Design Research makes in developing innovative and ground-breaking outcomes.
Design Research can be defined as scholarly investigations into phenomena in the various design fields where the main aim is the discovery of new knowledge and knowledge advancement in the design fields. In this context, Design Research is understood to be research embedded within the design/research process. It is an approach that design researchers use to understand people, their experiences and future challenges.
2022 GOOD DESIGN AWARDS JURY VIDEO – DESIGN STRATEGY
The main objective of Design Strategy category is to recognise the role of design in driving business strategy. The Design Strategy category has specific evaluation criteria that evaluates how organisations use design as a strategic tool to be more competitive.
2022 GOOD DESIGN AWARDS JURY VIDEO – COMMUNICATION DESIGN
The Communication Design discipline recognises and celebrates excellence across all areas of graphic and communication design with an emphasis on good design principles that deliver a positive impact: for people, place and planet.
The Communication Design discipline includes corporate branding and identity, advertising campaign design, commercial art, graphic design, primary, secondary and tertiary packaging, POS displays, signage, wayfinding and print media.
2022 GOOD DESIGN AWARDS JURY VIDEO – SERVICE DESIGN
The Service Design discipline includes the design of services and systems for the private and public sector, education and government agencies. Sectors covered include banking, financial services, legal services, tourism services, health and medical services, insurance services and more.
2022 GOOD DESIGN AWARDS JURY VIDEO – DIGITAL DESIGN
The Digital Design discipline recognises and celebrates excellence across all areas of digital design with an emphasis on good design principles that deliver a positive impact.
The Digital Design discipline includes software design, website design, online portals, user interfaces, smartphone applications, animations, gaming and digital media.
2022 GOOD DESIGN AWARDS JURY VIDEO – ENGINEERING DESIGN
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The Engineering Design discipline covers mechanical engineering design, electronic design, agricultural engineering, automotive engineering, heavy engineering, systems engineering, civil engineering, naval architecture and structural engineering.
2022 GOOD DESIGN AWARDS JURY VIDEO – FASHION IMPACT
The Fashion Impact category recognises businesses that are using design to positively impact the future of the fashion industry from a sustainability perspective.
This category recognises innovative organisations and approaches across:
- Advocacy – public awareness, education, lobbying through film, events, conferences, campaigns.
- Design – supply chain, innovative use of materials, production techniques, shifts to a circular economy.
- E-platforms – that promote or aggregate sustainable fashion labels, renting, re-selling or up-cycling clothing.
2022 GOOD DESIGN AWARDS JURY VIDEO – PRODUCT DESIGN
The Product Design discipline includes industrial design, consumer product design, furniture design, software-electronics design, engineering design, medical device design and automotive and transport design.
The Product Design Jury looks for projects where a holistic design approach has been carefully considered and honour projects that improve the quality of life for people and contribute to better economic, social and environmental outcomes.
2022 GOOD DESIGN AWARDS JURY VIDEO – SOCIAL IMPACT
The main objective of the Social Impact category is to recognise the role of design in creating a better society.
Good Design Australia defines Social Impact as: “The creation of something new or the improvement of existing solutions that meet pressing unmet social needs and improve people’s lives. It is the process of inventing and implementing novel solutions to address intractable or ‘wicked’ problems, drive societal change and/or promote environmental sustainability.”
2022 GOOD DESIGN AWARDS JURY VIDEO – SUSTAINABILITY AWARD
Established in 2007, the Australian Good Design Award for Sustainability is awarded to a project (product, service, place or space) that, in the opinion of the Jury, exemplifies excellence in design for sustainability practice and applies circular economy principles. A standalone expert Jury with relevant specialist knowledge will be responsible for reviewing projects for this Award and selecting one overall recipient.
To be considered for the Australian Good Design Award for Sustainability, applicants must complete an additional drop-down section of the Entry Form with specific questions aligning to the evaluation criteria for this Award.
2022 GOOD DESIGN AWARDS JURY VIDEO – AWARD OF THE YEAR
The Australian Good Design Award of the Year is the highest design honour in Australia. Projects considered for this coveted accolade must surpass all evaluation criteria and represent excellence in design and innovation at a global level.
See the 2022 Australian Good Design Award of the Year winner HERE.