The LotusPrize Organizing Committee invited jurors from 18 enterprises to conduct live onsite judging of the competition at Hunan Innovation Platform for Industrial Design on 12 and 16 July. Invited enterprises include Mango V Fund, Taskin City, Sany Group, CSR, Gabor Furnishing, Sunbird Yacht, China Red China, Tianli Xiang Embroidery, Yunifang, Sundance, Yiqingyuan Tea, Xunda, Eter, Grandpro, Futeng, Xiangfeng Tea, Novasky, Huayang Century.
The judging was hosted by Prof He and Prof Ji from the organizing committee. They explained in detail the number of entries, the stage, schedule and following works of the competition in detail. During the onsite judging, the enterprise representatives judged the entries on 4 criteria: Feasiblity, Innovation, Economical and Environmental.
After two rounds of judging, the jurors gave very high evaluation of this year’s ‘LotusPrize’ competition. The representative from Xiangfeng Tea stated that “some designs gave our enterprise a lot of new thought’ and the juror from Sunbird Yacht also believe that “many entries have a very high understanding of yacht design and have a strong design foundation”.
The two rounds of judging is now complete and the enterprise representatives have scored each entry. Enterprises outside the province will judge the entries online and international judging is also in progress.