The G-Mark and Design Thinking
Director, Global Industrial and Social Progress Research Institute
Good Design Fellow
Director, Asian Communication Juku, Japan China Management School
The Japan Institute of Design Promotion’s Good Design Award (G Mark system) celebrated its 60th year in 2016. A total of 4,085 applications were received that year from right across the Asian region (Taiwan, Korea, Thailand, China, and India, etc.) and including not just manufactured goods but also architecture and services, etc., with 1,229 entries ultimately awarded.