GRANT WINNERS:

Sarah Goldblatt - Safe Shed

Architecture/Interior Design Grant: ($5,000)

Architects and Interior designers were invited to present a simple, practical, innovative solution for an in-home isolation pod that would allow those with COVID-19 symptoms and others to safely co-habit without transmitting the virus.

David Bassetti - Positive Air Pressure Respirator

Product Design Grant: ($5,000)

Product designers were invited to design ventilators or other life-saving equipment that can be affordably produced and distributed.

Nakevia Miller - COVID-19 Austin Area Response project

Graphic Design Grant: ($2,000)

Graphic designers and illustrators were invited to submit their designs for a resource to help the public protect themselves, prevent spreading the virus to others, or deal with the psychological effects of isolation.

Danielle Elsener - DECODE

Fashion Design Grant: ($2,000)

Fashion designers were invited to create fashionable and reusable masks or protective gear to help stop the spread of the virus.


Hundreds of entries from around the world were submitted to the 4 grant categories. Click the category below to view all the Finalist Projects.

ARCHITECTURE PRODUCT GRAPHIC FASHION

ARCHITECTURE

The International Design Awards, in collaboration with the European Product Design Awards, recently issued a call for entries to the Covid-19 Design Innovation Grant, as a way to find and support those who were working to provide innovative solutions to tackle some of the most pressing problems and needs during the Coronavirus Pandemic. The response was overwhelming, with hundreds of creative designs submitted from all over the world.

Our thanks appreciation go out to all of those who used their time and skill and passion to help meet the needs of their community and the world during this truly challenging time.

Below are the Top 10 picks in the category of Architecture and Interior Design, which challenged designers to present a simple, practical, innovative solution for an in-home isolation pod that would allow those with COVID-19 symptoms and others to safely co-habit without transmitting the virus.

The Winner of the $5,000 Grant is Sarah Goldblatt - Safe Shed. Congratulations!

Top 10 Architecture/Interior Design Entries:

Sarah Goldblatt

Architecture/Interior

Design Team: Sarah Goldblatt, AIA; Cate Humby, Associate AIA; Dr. Scott Meskin, MD

In the frightening moments when someone in your home begins to exhibit symptoms of viral infection, the race ... Read more


Mohamed El Arabi

Architecture/Interior

Back to normal life through social awareness and successful quarantine for those with COVID-19 symptoms. The slogan of the Inflatable Bubble is simply playing that role to recognize this message.
The ... Read more


MAY ALI

Architecture/Interior

Hexa Pod can be placed wherever needed. The modular unit is customizable, designed for those with COVID-19 symptoms working as live / work isolation pod providing safe and comfort environment.

Later, ... Read more


Faldo Andreo Honggowidjojo

Architecture/Interior

A challenge to give a surviving shelter for people that affected by post pandemic economic situation at the worst possible condition that covers daily basis for large scale support. 2.4 ... Read more

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Neevriti Studio

Architecture/Interior

A Home can vary from place to place or person to person. Some homes can be small, some can be big, some are located in closed localities and some are ... Read more

Darya Semenova

Architecture/Interior

How much does it cost to build the house?

780$
2 builders
2 days


How much does it cost to keep your loved ones healthy?

Pricelessly ... Read more


Chih-Kang Hsu

Architecture/Interior

Concept description

COID, or CO-habitat Independent Diving-Bell, a play on words on the name of novel Coronavirus COVID-19, while the removal of V (virus) from the name signifies the essence of ... Read more


Nistor Mircea Dragos

Architecture/Interior

The main idea of the door filter is to be able to ?seal off? an entire room or area of the house from the rest. This has numerous advantages, starting ... Read more

Daniel Caven

Architecture/Interior

In wake of COVID-19, isolating safely has become a top priority but often falls at the hands of removing yourself entirely from social interaction and communicating with the outside world. ... Read more

Hao Wu

Architecture/Interior

In early times, a handwritten letter was viewed as emotional bonding, holding and connecting people?s sentiments. It shows the most sincere emotions of a writer, because it takes time to ... Read more

PRODUCT DESIGN

Below are the Top 10 picks in the category of Product Design, which invite product designers to design ventilators or other life-saving equipment that can be affordably produced and distributed.

The Winner of the $5,000 Grant is David Bassetti - Positive Air Pressure Respirator. Congratulations!

Top 10 Product Design Entries:

Daniela Hazel Ruiz López

Product Design

It was decided to design a low-cost mechanical ventilator that could be manufactured in a short time. The objective is that every time a ventilator is delivered, two people can ... Read more

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Federica Marrella Cecilia Polonara

Product Design

With the project Airwal , the team wants to take advatage of sterile and sanitised air flow in such a manner that can create an invisible pod and act ... Read more

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Kirk Wilhelmsen

Product Design

The APOGEE (mAss-PrOduced Gravity drivE vEntilator) prototype design will cost no more than $1,000 to produce and requires only a source of 12V power, compressed air, compressed oxygen, and tap ... Read more

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Rron Cena

Product Design

VentCore is an open source ventilator project designed and developed by Formon in Prishtina, Kosovo. The purpose of this ventilator is automate the operation of BVM (bag-valve-mask) in a simple, inexpensive ... Read more

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Thomas Kilmar

Product Design

Venti. Open source ventilator design for mass production. The design is based on the requirements released by MHRA regulatory agency. A prototype video is available at https://venti.builders along with all technical documentation. The ... Read more

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Daniil Frants

Product Design

We are a team of university students, engineers, and medical professionals designing a cost-effective ventilator that can be mass-produced in order to address the impending shortage due to the spread ... Read more

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Michal Swoboda

Product Design

Y-Vent is a pressure-triggered, 3D printable, disposable, emergency ventilator. The device has no moving parts and consists of 2 pieces of plastic. It can be powered from standard hospital compressed ... Read more

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Genie Anggita

Product Design

PortaVen is the compact and simpler version of general ventilators, a collaborative development by inter-discipline parties between industrial designers, bio-medical expertises, and public hospital in Surabaya City, Indonesia. This device is ... Read more

David Bassetti

Product Design

This is a Positive Air Pressure Respirator( PAPR ) designed with off the shelf parts. Initially we started making molds for the silicon mask..then found a supplier, bought the silicon ... Read more

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Curtis Kline

Product Design

There are not enough ventilators for COVID-19 patients in any country, let alone in developing countries that lack the capital resources of the developed world. These countries too often depend ... Read more

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GRAPHIC DESIGN

Below are the Top 10 picks in the category of Graphic Design, which invited graphic designers and illustrators to submit their designs for a resource to help the public protect themselves, prevent spreading the virus to others, or deal with the psychological effects of isolation.

The Winner of the $2,000 Grant is Nakevia Miller - COVID-19 Austin Area Response project. Congratulations!

Top 10 Graphic Design Entries:

Elsa Carenbauer

Graphic Design

As the country is reopening, we need to be able to communicate to one another while still maintaining safe practices. What I am proposing is a standard of signage to ... Read more

Annalisa Raho

Graphic Design

The Covid-19 project follows two streams: one is personal and one is public, and both are devoted to spreading awareness of the virus and its consequences. My work is inspired by?and ... Read more

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Bill Dussinger

Graphic Design

I have illustrated a children's book to help kids understand the Corona virus and their feelings about being stuck at home away from school and their friends.It definitely addresses ... Read more

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Sharon Davis

Graphic Design

We propose a new universal labeling system and certification program, ?CONTACT,? to better inform the public of healthy materials. As the COVID-19 pandemic has made clear, everyday surfaces can ... Read more

Jessica Esch

Graphic Design

I have created more than 20 COVID-19 illustrations that encourage people to stay home, wear masks in public spaces, support/thank essential workers, and show their love for one another. While ... Read more

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James Annan

Graphic Design

This project contain files that doesn't just inform the public with credible and valid information on the corona virus but also speak to the heart of its audience to communicate ... Read more

Nakevia Miller

Graphic Design

These designs were developed as part of a community education initiative for the COVID-19 Austin Area Response project by an Austin-based collective, Community Resilience Trust. CRT is a collective of ... Read more

Enea Mauro

Graphic Design

I conceived a campaign that aims to raise awareness of the risks and behaviors to be followed regarding COVID-19. The posters can be published all together or - where there is ... Read more

Chiara Zhu

Graphic Design

Instantanea is a self-initiated design project, a social visual campaign that takes a subtle and original approach to playfulness and minimalism, with the aim of facilitating the spread of practical ... Read more

Harriet Tzou

Graphic Design

1. Clever Illustrations by Alice Koswara Using vivid pops of bold colors and friendly typography, these illustrations embrace a more imaginative and abstract twist on the key messages through its light-hearted and relatable ... Read more

FASHION DESIGN

Below are the Top 10 picks in the category of Fashion Design, which invited fashion designers to create fashionable and reusable masks or protective gear to help stop the spread of the virus.

The Winner of the $2,000 Grant is Danielle Elsener - DECODE. Congratulations!

Top 10 Fashion Design Design Entries:

Alexey Vinokurov

Fashion Design

Mask with silver ions. recognizes particles of varieties of viruses, including COVID 19. Ability to choose different types of masks. Masks covering the oral and nasal cavities and masks covering the ... Read more

Anna Blazhnova

Fashion Design

Working on mask design, I considered three aspects: 1. Fashion aspect - Mask has fully closed form, so you can?t see all emotions with person you talking about. - According to latest beauty ... Read more

Carlos Cardenas

Fashion Design

Copper has proven to be one of the most suitable materials against the spread of COVID-19. Recent studies found that this virus survives only four hours on copper surfaces. Compared ... Read more

DANIELLE ELSENER

Fashion Design

THE WORLD IS CHANGING IN REACTION TO THE CURRENT PANDEMIC PUTTING A PAUSE ON OUR LIVES. HOW DO WE CHANGE WITH IT TO MAKE A MORE SUSTAINABLE FUTURE FOR OURSELVES? OVER THE ... Read more

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Gary Ljamin

Fashion Design

Wooden face masks by WOODSKINNERS are a fashionable accessory that lets you stay both protected and trendy. Our team's goal is to tackle the problem associated with the aesthetics of ... Read more

Kam Yat HUI

Fashion Design

Anti-bacterial or viral prevention technology becomes an important matter to protect our health from pandemic. We have learned that face mask can protect ourselves from bacterial or virtual carriers. However, ... Read more

Lingxiao Luo

Fashion Design

AddiToy Mask The global COVID-19 pandemic is spreading around the world at unprecedented speed. We've been suggested that by wearing face masks we can protect ourselves and slow the contagion. However, ... Read more

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Matthys van Leeuwen

Fashion Design

The Wrizzle hand sanitizing wristband made from recycled material is refillable with up to 12 cc of hand sanitizer in gel form. Gently squeezing the band releases a drop of ... Read more

Nathalie Armand-Bradley

Fashion Design

This innovative mask features a high allergic defense glass shield. Mask can be used with the N95 or worn alone. The gold metal strap can be clasped together for easy ... Read more

Robert Dabi

Fashion Design

# Short Description The cling clip is a simple device to secure any bandana or cloth worn as a face mask to your nose. Face masks without nose bridge (often found ... Read more

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