As part of the 5th edition of the awards, it’s time to choose the people’s favourite. Do your duty and vote your favourite of these circular, open source designs and contribute to the distributed design ecosystem!
The Distributed Design Awards celebrate the creative, mind-shifting and responsible design responses to the post-industrial design paradigm. We recognize multidisciplinary, innovative and sustainable designs from Europe’s makers, designers and creatives.
The People’s Choice winner will be awarded a Free 1-year subscription plan to Wikifactory and 250€ discount in Marketplace by Wikifactory.
Public voting is open until August 25!
THE DISTRIBUTED DESIGN AWARDS ARE AN INITIATIVE OF
The initiative is organized by Distributed Design, a project co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union. It fosters the role of emerging Makers and Designers as part of our new digitized world. It celebrates, supports and inspires these professionals from across Europe and provides opportunities to support the mobility and circulation of their work to connect them with new, digital markets.
Fab Lab Barcelona is the research and innovation center, situated inside the Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC).
We focus mainly on Research, Education, and Services, pushing the boundaries of what Fab Labs can be and do in neighborhoods, cities, and regions. It is also the headquarters of the Global Coordination of the Fab Academy program and leads the Fab City Project, an initiative that aims to develop a new model for locally productive and globally connected self sufficient-cities.
The Distributed Design Platform is led by Fab Lab Barcelona at IAAC.
The Index Project, formerly INDEX: Design to Improve Life, is a Danish nonprofit organisation that promotes designs aimed at the improvement of life worldwide, both in developed and developing countries. The organization is behind the biennial Index Award.
Kickstarter helps creative projects come to life. Backers have pledged over $6B to projects on their platform, helping artists, musicians, filmmakers, designers, and other creators make their ideas a reality.
Other Today is a London based design studio that promotes the power of Distributed, Circular and Open design to radically reduce planetary impact, shift power & create a fairer society. Founded by Nat Hunter and Gareth Owen Lloyd, the studio explores how regenerative culture and organisational behaviour can positively impact people, society and the planet.
Craftbot is a Hungarian developer, innovator, and manufacturer of 3D printers. Craftbot offers a range of desktop printers fitting for first makers and spanning to industrialists and manufacturers with the largest professional plug&play IDEX 3D printer currently available in the marketplace. Since its foundation, Craftbot has designed and manufactured 10 different 3D printer models and has sold more than 10.000 units worldwide.
Wikifactory is the place where great ideas become even better products. They’ve embedded an agile hardware product development Workspace within a very different type of social platform. One dedicated to productivity.
Creative Europe is the European Union’s programme to support the cultural and creative sectors (including audio-visual). It supports projects with the potential to travel, reach new audiences and encourage skill sharing and development. Creative Europe will provide €1.46 billion over seven years to strengthen Europe’s cultural and creative sectors.