‘Yours, mine, ours’ wins Good Design Award Gold Accolade in Australia’s International Good Design Awards

The winners of Australia’s peak international design awards – the highest honour for design and innovation in the country were announced today during the 2020 Good Design Week.

Yours, mine, ours received a prestigious Good Design Award Gold Accolade in the Communication Design Branding and Identity category in recognition for outstanding design and innovation.

A stunning visual treatment using vibrant colour and typography to create a strong campaign. A simple and effective design solution. One of those, "I wish I did that" moments.

The Good Design Awards Jury

The annual Good Design Awards is Australia’s oldest and most prestigious international Awards for design and innovation with a proud history dating back to 1958. The Awards celebrate the best new products and services on the Australian market, excellence in architectural design, engineering, fashion, digital and communication design, design strategy, social impact design and young designers.

More than 55 Good Design Awards Jurors evaluated each entry according to a strict set of design criteria which covers ‘good design’, ‘design innovation’ and ‘design impact’. Projects recognised with a Good Design Award must demonstrate excellence in good design and convince the Jury they are worthy of recognition at this level.

About ‘Yours, mine, ours’

Designed by Gene Bawden, Isabella Webb, Nicole Kalms and Hannah Korsmeyer from the Monash University XYX Lab, ‘Yours, mine, ours’ is a typographic identity that brings together active research projects from across multiple universities. The research seeks to create inclusive communities by identifying solutions to gendered harassment in public transport, by intersecting the experience of users with academic research methods.

Dr Brandon Gien, CEO of Good Design Australia said: “Receiving a Good Design Award is a significant achievement given the very high calibre and record number of entries received in 2020.”

“There’s no doubt it has been a really tough year for everyone so it’s nice to be able to share some good news for a change. The projects represented in this year’s Good Design Awards shine a positive light on our creative and innovative capacity as human beings. These inspirational winning projects give me hope and optimism that our design community will continue to innovate, no matter how challenging the world around us is,” said Dr Gien.

“Australia’s Good Design Award is more than a symbol of design excellence - it represents the hard work and dedication towards an innovative outcome that will ultimately make our lives better. These projects showcase the shear brilliance of design and the potential it has to improve our world,” said Dr Gien.

The 2020 Good Design Awards attracted a record number of submissions with an astonishing 835 design projects evaluated in this year’s international design awards.

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