Plastic Design & Story Award 2018

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Plastic Design & Story Award 2018

Nissei ASB Machine is delighted to announce the Plastic Design & Story Award. They invite designers from around the globe to submit their design and stories that change our daily lives and break the norm. The competition is themed: Encase and Enfold Plastic Stories.

The challenge is to design a plastic container which provides thrill and joy in your daily lives and to show how your design goes beyond the traditional definition of a container, to enable unique and exciting experiences through the innovative use of plastic.

Nissei ASB Machine is seeking new designs and stories that pioneer a new future and possibilities, the design that leverages the material properties and characteristics of plastic containers and are consumer-centric.

Who May Eligible:

To eligible, Prospective applicants should be either:

  • Professionals in the creative field, such as product designer, art director, and artists.
  • Students aspiring to become designers and artists.
  • Individuals and groups submissions are welcome.
  • No restrictions on age, gender, or nationality.
  • Must be able to communicate in either Japanese or English.

How to Apply & Competitions Rules:

To participate, the applicants must submit an application online form through the given link:


  • Pre-register using the form on the website.
  • Submit your work using the submission form, and include the presentation and the ID number given at pre-registration.
  • Must be original work which is not already published.
  • One submission per person or group, unless with written approval from the contest office.
  • Page presentation, A3 size (Landscape, One-sided)
  • Formatting and structure are not restricted; however, the title, concept description, and use cases (photographs, computer graphic, illustration etc.) must be included.
    Submit in PDF Format (Up to 5MB)


  • Grand Prize1 Spot¥2,000,000
  • Achievement Awards2 Spots¥500,000
  • Honorable Mentions20 Spots¥100,000

Application Deadline:

The applications will be open from August 1, 2018, to October 31, 2018.

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