The why of design: a 2021 Polestar Design Contest wrap-up
People compete for different reasons.
Some do it for the prizes. Some do it for the glory. Some do it to test themselves in the crucible of competition, going against their fellow participants and their own self-imposed limitations to see what they’re truly capable of. And some have completely different reasons altogether.
See why 2021 Polestar Design Contest winners Mingwei Liu, David Vultaggio, and honourable mention Kristian Talvitie competed, and why they entered the world of design in the first place, above.
Design Towards Zero Award Winners: Werewool
Werewool’s textile innovation and sustainable technology has the potential to revolutionise the clothing industry. With a new class of protein-based biodegradable textile fibres, the textile industry's dependence on extractive raw materials, harmful dyes, and plastics can be broken.