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  • 2019(H31/R1)

    The Laurel Prize 〈Eizan Electric Railway "HIEI"〉(The Japan Railfan Club)

  • 2018(H30)

    GOOD DESIGN GOLD AWARD 〈Team NIGETORE "Personal Tsunami Evacuation Drill APP [NIGETORE]" 〉 (Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    JIDA DESIGN MUSEUM SELECTION VOL.20 SELECTED 〈SUGINO MACHINE LTD. Precision Machine Div. "Precision Parts Machining and Washing Integrated Line" 〉 (Japan Industrial Designers' Association)

    SDA Award Silver Prize 〈MARUNOUCHI HOTEL. CO.LTD. "Signage Project Marunouchi Hotel" 〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

    Japan Package Design Awards 2019 Silver and Special Judge's Awards 〈Kagame Co.,Ltd. "Refresh Squeeze -pink grapefruit mix-" 〉(Japan Package Design Association)

    India Design Mark(I Mark) GOOD DESIGN 〈India Yamaha Motor Private limited "FZ25"〉 (India Design Council)

  • 2017(H29)

    SDA Incentive Award 〈Hida City "Townscape Signage for Furukawa"〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

    JIDA DESIGN MUSEUM SELECTION VOL.19 〈Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd. "VK Professional Ⅱ EPS" 〉 (Japan Industrial Designers' Association)

    iF Design Award 〈Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd. "MT-10 SP"〉(iF Design Foundation)

    Red Dot Design Award (Product Design 2017) Best of the Best 〈Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd. "XSR900"〉 (Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen)

    German Design Award Winner 〈Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd. "XSR900" 〉 (German Design Council)

    Auto Color Award Grand Priae 〈Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd. "MT10, MT-09, MT-07"〉 (Japan Fashion Color Association, Yokohama Arts Foundation)

    The Japan Brand (Nippon Brand) Prize in the 47th Machine Design Award 〈Sugino Machine Limited "Precision Parts Machining-Deburring-Washing Machines Line" 〉 (the Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun)

    Civil Engineering Design Prize, JSCE 〈Tokyo Station Yaesu Development - GranRoof / Tokyo Station Yaesu Station Plaza 〉 (Landscape & Design Committee, Japan Society of Civil Engineers)

    DSA DESIGN AWARD SELECTED PRIZE 2017 Category- E 〈Shunkado Co., Ltd. "nicoe Winter illumination" 〉 (Japan Design Space Association)

    2017 IBEX Innovation Award Outboard Engines Winner 〈Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd. "F25C"〉 (National Marine Manufacturers Association)

    CⅡ Design Excellence Awards, Mobility Design Winner 〈Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd. "FZ25"〉(Confederation of Indian Industry)

  • 2016 (H28)

    BOAT OF THE YEAR JAPAN 2016  Small Boat and Best Fishing Category Awards 〈Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd. "190 FSH Sport " 〉

    Japan Package Design Awards 2017 Bronze Awards 〈Kirin Brewery Co.,Ltd. "Izayoi no Tsuki" 〉(Japan Package Design Association)

    2016 China Red Star Design Award 〈Haier "Haier mini washer Ⅲ" 〉 (China Red Star Design Award Committee)

    Auto Color Award Special Award 〈Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd. " XSR900" 〉 (Japan Fashion Color Association)

    Civil Engineering Design 2016 Grand Prize 〈 Toyama City, Toyama Chihou Tetsudou " Toyama Loop Line" 〉 (The Landscape & Design Committee of the Japan Society of Civil Engineers)

    iF Design Award 2017 〈GK Graphics Incorporated "COTOCATA: Building Blocks" 〉〈Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd. "XSR900" 〉 (Industry Forum Design Hannover)

    Germa Design Award Winner 〈Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd. " YZF-R1" 〉 (German Design Council)

    GOOD DESIGN AWARD, Best 100〈Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd. " Motorcycle [XSR900] " 〉 (Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    GOOD DESIGN AWARD, Best 100〈ITOKI CORPORATION " Cabinet [eS] " 〉 (Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    JIDA DESIGN MUSEUM SELECTION VOL.18 SELECTED 〈Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd. " XSR900" 〉(Japan Industrial Designers' Association)

  • 2015 (H27)

    iF Design Award, iF Product Design Award 〈Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd. "MT-07"〉 (Industry Forum Design Hannover)

    Red Dot Design Award, Product Design Best of the Best〈Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd. "MT-07"〉 (Design Centrum Nordrhein Westfalen)

    Red Dot Design Award, Product Design〈Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd. " Smart Care" 〉 (Design Centrum Nordrhein Westfalen)

    German Design Award 2016 Special Mention(Excellent Product Design Kitchen)〈Wired Beans Inc. "Eternal Glass for your lifetime"〉 (German Design Council)

    GOOD DESIGN AWARD, Best 100〈Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd. "Leisure Boat [242Limited S] "〉 (Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    The Laurel Prize〈East Japan Railway " EV-E301 ACCUM "〉 (The Japan Railfan Club)

    Auto Color Award Special Award〈Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd. " MT-25/07/09/09 TRACER "〉 (Japan Fashion Color Association)

    SDA Award Excellence Award〈Toyama City "Environmental graphic design of Toyama Station" 〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    Pentawards FOOD SILVER 〈Maruha Nichiro Corporation "La Cantine" 〉 (Pentawards)

  • 2014(H26)

    Kenji Ekuan, The 23rd ADI Compasso d' Oro Award for international career sponsored (Association for the Industrial Design and ADI Foundation)

    iF Design Award, iF Product Design Award 〈Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd. "MT-09"〉(Industry Forum Design Hannover)

    Red Dot Design Award, Product Design 〈Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd. "MT-09"〉(Design Centrum Nordrhein Westfalen)

    Red Dot Design Award, Product Design 〈Wired Beands Inc. "Eternal Glass for your lifetime"〉(Design Centrum Nordrhein Westfalen)

    International Design Excellence Awards, Bronze award 〈Wired Beands Inc. "Eternal Glass for your lifetime"〉(Industrial Designers Society of America)

    Kenji Ekuan, the Kuwasawa Special Award in the 22nd Kuwasawa Award competition(Kuwasawa Design School Alumni Association)

    GOOD DESIGN AWARD, Design for the Future Award, Best 100 〈ELIIY Power Co.,Ltd. "Portable electricity storage system [ELIIY ONE]〉(Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    GOOD DESIGN AWARD, Design for the Future Award, Best 100 〈Yurikamome Inc. / Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. "AGT (Automated Guideway Transit) Vehicle [YURIKAMOME 7300 SERIES]"〉(Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    GOOD DESIGN AWARD, Best 100〈Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd. "Motorcycle [MT-07]"〉(Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    GOOD DESIGN AWARD, Best 100〈SUMITOMO (S.H.I.) CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY CO.,LTD. "Hydraulic Excavator [SH135X-6]"〉(Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    GOOD DESIGN AWARD, Best 100 〈Japan Airlines Co.,Ltd. "Japan Airlines [JAL SKY NEXT]"〉(Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    Japan Package Design Awards 2015, Golden Award of the Food Category 〈Maruha Nichiro Corp. "La Canteen"〉(Japan Package Design Association)

    Brunel Award, category 4: Rolling Stock 〈East Japan Railway Company "EV-E301 system ACCUM"〉(Watford Group)

    Haruhide Yoshida (GK Kyoto), the commended for industrial merits by the Kyoto prefecture

  • 2013(H25)

    Red Dot Design Award, Product Design〈Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd. "WR450F"〉(Design Centrum Nordrhein Westfalen)

    SDA Award, the Sign Design Silver Award and Okinawa Regional Silver Award〈Yonakuni Town in Okinawa "The Guidepost of Evacuation Routes from Tsunami"〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Award, the Kansai Regional Design Award "The Kyoto Tourist Guide Sign System" (Japan Sign Design Association)

    The 2013 CSCF Creative Design Competition, the Sign System Design Competition, The Best Sign Design Awards〈"JR East Japan Standard Sign System" and "Sign, Street Furniture and Service Facility Plan for the 2005 World Exposition, Aichi, Japan"〉(China (Shenzhen) Sign Cultural Festival)

    World Airline Award, Best Business Class Airline Seat awarded〈JAL "SKY SUITE"〉(SKYTRAX)

  • 2012(H24)

    GOOD DESIGN LONG LIFE DESIGN AWARD 〈Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd. "SR400"〉(Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    GOOD DESIGN Best 100 〈National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) "Science Museum Exhibition [Miraikan TSUNAGARI PROJECT]"〉(Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    SDA Award, the Encouragement Award in the Public Sign Category 〈Yonakunicho Township in Okinawa "The Sign for the Tsunami Advisory Sign in multiple languages"〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    Nikkei Excellent Product & Service Award and the Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun Award for Excellence 〈Eliiy Power Co.,Ltd. "Lithium ion battery [Power Yiile Plus]〉(Nihon Keizai Shimbun)

  • 2011(H23)

    Kenji Ekuan, Lifetime Achievement Award(Hong Kong Design Center)

    The Scientific Technology Award (Development Category) 〈Kawamura Gishi Co., Ltd. "the short lower limb orthosis [Gait Solution Design]〉 (Minister of Education,Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)

    The Cityscape Grand Prix competition, the Third prize 〈Toyama Chihou Railway, "Intra-city Loop Line in Toyama city [CENTRAM]"〉(the "Day of Cityscape" Organizing Committee)

    Brunel Award, the Rolling Stock category 〈East Japan Railway Company "E259 express train series (N'EX Narita Express)"〉(Watford Group)

    Brunel Award, the Rolling Stock category, Recommendation 〈East Japan Railway Company "HB-E300 diesel hybrid sightseeing train"〉(Watford Group)

    India Design Mark(I Mark)〈India Yamaha Motor Private Limited (I.Y.M.) "YZF-R15"〉(India Design Council)

    Hiroshima Good Design Award, Product Design Grand Prix 〈Molten Corporation "The whistle for a soccer game referee [VALKEEN]〉(the Hiroshima City Industrial Promotion Center)

  • 2010(H22)

    Trailer Boats' zenith Award, Excellence in Design〈Sportjets Yamaha 242 Limited S〉
    (U.S.A, Trailer Boats magazine)

    Blue Ribbon Prize 〈East Japan Railway Company "the Narita Express (N'EX) E259 series trains"〉(the Japan Railfan Club)

    SDA Award, the Sign Design Gold Award 〈Toyama Chihou Railway "Inter-city Loop Line in Toyama city [CENTRAM]〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Award, the Sign Design Silver Award 〈Kyoto City "Signs for Oike-dori Machikado Bicycle Parking Spaces"〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    GOOD DESIGN AWARD OF SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES 〈SANYU INDUSTRIES, LTD. "Rubber Injection Molding Machine [STI-2.0-220VR-Z]"〉(Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    GOOD DESIGN LONG LIFE DESIGN AWARD 〈Hasegawa Kogyo co.,ltd. "Step Stool [Narrow Step]"〉(Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    GOOD DESIGN LONG LIFE DESIGN AWARD 〈Japan Tupperware Co.,Ltd. (Japan) "Rice Bin [Rise Dispenser]"〉(Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    IBEX2010 (The International Boat Builders' Exhibition & Conference), Innovation Award 〈Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd. "The VMAX SHO series, four-stroke outboard motor for bass boats [VF250]"〉(NMMA: National Marine Manufacturers Association)

    Chicago Athenaeum Good Design Award〈Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd. [YZ450F]〉(Chicago Athenaeum)

  • 2009(H21)

    Kenji Ekuan, Lifetime Achievement Alumni Award(Art Center College of Design)

    Kitakyusyu City Landscape Award 〈MCDecaux Inc. "Bus stops with advertisements[B-Stop]"〉(Kitakyushu City)

    Fukuoka City Landscape Award 〈MCDecaux Inc. "Bus stops with advertisements[B-Stop]"〉(Fukuoka City)

    Saitama City cityscape award 〈MCDecaux Inc. "Bus stops with advertisements[B-Stop]"〉(Saitama City)

    Gifu City Landscape Award 〈MCDecaux Inc. "Bus stops with advertisements[B-Stop]"〉(Gifu City)

    SDA Award, the Gold Award (for C-2 category) 〈 "The Toba City Enlivening Project [Light Festival]"〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    Hiroshima Good Design Award Grand Prix (the Product Design Prize) 〈Molten Corporation "Line Max"〉(City of Hiroshima)

    Chicago Athenaeum, Good Design Award 〈JAL 777-300ER Executive Class Bar Counter [Sky Gallery]"〉(Chicago Athenaeum)

    The Grand Prix of the International Public Design Award by the Korean Public Design Regional Foundation 〈JAL SHELL FLAT NEO〉(Korean Public Design Regional Foundation)

    The Laurel Prize〈Keihan Electric Railway "the 3000 series Comfort Saloon train"〉(The Japan Railfan Club)

  • 2008(H20)

    Civil Engineering Design Grand Prize 〈Toyama Light Rail Transit〉(The Landscape & Design Committee of the Japan Society of Civil Engineers)

    Miyako Universal Design Award Grand Prix in the general category 〈Uni Vehicle〉(Kyoto City)

    Ship of the Year, small passenger ship sector award 〈Biwako Kisen Steamship Co.,Ltd., "Passenger ship [megumi]"〉(The Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers)

    Applied Typography 〈Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd. "Service menu pictogram"〉(Japan Typography Association)

    Applied Typography 〈Lebel / TAKARA BELMONT Corp. "TRIE"〉(Japan Typography Association)

    WATERCRAFT OF THE YEAR〈Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd. "FX Cruiser SHO"〉(U.S.A, Water Craft World magazine)

  • 2007(H19)

    Makoto Ishii awarded a Yellow Ribbon Medal

    GOOD DESIGN GRAND AWARD 〈SANYO Electric Co.,Ltd. "eneloop solar charger [N-SC1S]"〉(Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    The Japan Society of Civil Engineers Design Award 〈The renovation plan of the square in front of the North Gate of Japan Railways Hamamatsu Station〉(The Landscape & Design Committee of the Japan Society of Civil Engineers)

    Nagoya City Landscape Award 〈MCDecaux Inc. "Bus stops with advertisements [B-Stop]"〉(City of Nagoya)

    Blue Ribbon Award 〈the Toyama Light Rail 0600 Type Train〉(Japan Railfan Club)

    SDA Award the Grand Prize 〈the Akihabara UDX〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Excellence Award 〈Sign of the Moon〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Promotion Award 〈Oshi-Chari, Sign system to prevent bicycle accidents〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Promotion Award 〈Tendoso Garden Sign System〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    Laurel Award 〈The JR East E233 System Train〉(JAPAN RAILFAN CLUB)

    Best of What's New〈Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd. "FX Cruiser SHO"〉(U.S.A, Popular Science magazine)

  • 2006(H18)

    GOOD Design Gold AWARD 〈GK Sekkei Incorporated, Toyama City and Toyama Light Rail Co.,Ltd. "Toyama Light Rail Transit〉(Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    SDA Award Sign Design Grand Award 〈Toyama Light Rail Total Design〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Excellence Award 〈Earth Clock in Kobe Airport〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Promotional Prix 〈Motion Pictogram Information〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    The IATSS Award, The Achievement Award 〈Toyama Light Rail Transit (LRT) Total Design〉(International Association of Traffic and Safety Sciences)

    Design Award for Light and Lighting 〈Liv-Lit, the illumination system on the roof of The Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc. building〉(The Illuminating Engineering Institute of Japan)

    THE CHICAGO ATHENAEUM 2006 GOOD DESIGN(PUBLIC ENVIRONMENT)〈Toyama Light Rail〉(The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design)

    AACA Award special prize〈Toyama Light Rail Transit (LRT) Total Design〉(Japan Association of Artists Craftsmen and Architects)

    THE CS DESIGN AWARDS, TRANSPORT MACHINE CATEGORY, Gold Award 〈Toyama Light Rail PORTRAM -- Total Design〉(Nakagawa Chemical, Inc.)

    Red Dot Design Award 〈Kawamura Gishi Co.,Ltd. "Gait Solution Design"〉(Germany)

  • 2005(H17)

    Makoto Ishii, "a master artisan of today" (the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare)

    GOOD DESIGN GOLD AWARD 〈tangible earth〉 (Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    SDA Grand Award Award of Excellence 〈Tokyo Kita Social Insurance Hospital sign plan〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Award of Excellence 〈East Japan Railway Full color LED〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Associate Award of Excellence 〈The 2005 World Exposition, Aichi, Japan sign plan〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

    ESRI International User Conference Map Gallery First Place 〈 "Kyoto City Multi - Hazard MAP" 〉(ESRI)

    ESRI International User Conference Best Map Series / Atlas-PressCopy First Place 〈 "Kyoto City Multi - Hazard MAP" 〉(ESRI)

    WATERCRAFT OF THE YEAR〈Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd. [VX110 Deluxe]〉(U.S.A., Water Craft World magazine)

    Motorcycle Design Award〈YAMAHA MT-OS〉(Motorcycle Design Association)

    The Brunel Award 〈JR East [Full Color LED Signboard]〉(FoRTE)

  • 2004(H16)

    SDA Grand Award Associate Award of Excellence 〈NTV TOWER Studio Graphic〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Associate Award of Excellence 〈NTV TOWER Sign System〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Promotion Award〈Yokohama-shi center city area historic building commentary sign(Kannai area)〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

    Motorcycle Design Award〈YAMAHA XT125〉(Motorcycle Design Association)

  • 2003(H15)

    SDA Grand Award Associate Award of Excellence 〈Street Sign Project "Improvement of Oike-dori Symbol Road" 〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    Sendai-shi cityscape prize, Building and work piece section incentive award 〈Information signature for pedestrians〉(Sendai City)

    Motorcycle Design Award〈YAMAHA MT-03 〉(Motorcycle Design Association)

  • 2002(H14)

    Innovations2002 〈Motorola iDEN handsets in the US〉

    MD Award The Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award 〈KOMORI Corporation [Printing Machine "LITHRONE S40" ] 〉 (Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun)

    MD Award The Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award 〈Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. [Automated People Mover "Crystal Mover" ] 〉 (Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun)

    SDA Grand Award Award of Excellence 〈Yokohama City Central city area sign plan 〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Promotion Award〈Sendai City Pedestrian public sign plan 〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

  • 2001(H13)

    Kenji Ekuan University of Art and Design Helsinki Honorable Doctorate

    Atsushi Ishiyama The 3rd Oribe Award (Gifu International Culture Promotion Organization)

    G Mark Long Life Design Award 〈office tools〉 (Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    SDA Grand Award Award of Excellence 〈Shizuoka University of Art and Culture signage plan〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

  • 2000(H12)

    Kenji Ekuan The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette (Japan)

    Shuya Kaneko The Minister of MITI Award of Dedication to Design 2000

    Shuya Kaneko 2000 JPDA Package Design Person of the Year (Japan Package Design Association)

    iF Product Design Award 2001 〈Anritsu Corporation "Optical Time Domain Reflectometer [MW9076 Series] " 〉

    GOOD DESIGN AWARD, Small and Medium Enterprises Prize, Family-use Products 〈Nikkei Products Company "STEP
    stable step st2 " 〉 (Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    The Times Capsule Design Competition: Award of Excellence 〈CosmoSeed〉(The New York Times, U.S.A.)

    SDA Grand Award Grand Prize, The Minister of MITI Award 〈Hiroshima Electric Railway Co.,Ltd. / Sumitomo 3M Limited "GREEN MOVER" interior and exterior color scheme planning, brand development, promotional planning and design〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Award of Excellence 〈Fukushima Daini Nuclear Power Station Sign System〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Associate Award of Excellence 〈Overall master plan, take out booth implementation design "Octo Cafe"〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Promotion Award 〈TOKYO TAMA INTERCITY MONORAIL Total Design〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Promotion Award 〈Saitama New City central pedestrian sign plan〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Promotion Award 〈International Gardening and Landscaping Expostion, Japan Flora 2000,
    site signage plan〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

    Machine Design Award: Special Award, Japan Chambers of Commerce Chairman's Award 〈OTSUKA IRON WORKS, LTD. "Cone Crasher [GEOPUS]"〉(the Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun)

    JUDI Award Second Place Award 〈Overall master plan, take out booth implementation design "Octo Cafe"〉(Japan Urban Design Institute)

  • 1999(H11)

    The 9th International Design Competition, Osaka, Grand Prize (Prime Minister's Prize) 〈e+plant=planet〉 (JAPAN DESIGN FOUNDATION)

    Shuya Kaneko Award of Appreciation for Design Promotion (CETRA)

    GOOD DESIGN AWARD, Universal Design Prize 〈Hiroshima Electric Railway Co.,Ltd. "Light Rail Vehicle [GREEN MOVER Series 5000] " 〉(Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    Urban Landscape Award UDC Chairman's Award 〈Kizu Minami Center Front District〉 (URBAN DESIGN CENTER, JAPAN)

    Urban Landscape Award UDC Chairman's Award 〈Hohu Tenjinguchi Station Square〉 (URBAN DESIGN CENTER, JAPAN)

    SDA Grand Award Association Award of Excellence 〈YOKOHAMA ZOORASIA Sign Project, Environmental Presentation〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

  • 1998(H10)

    Takeshi Nishizawa Distinguished Service Award of Japanese Society for the Science of Design (H10)

    SDA Grand Award Award of Excellence 〈Harima Science Park City, Court Plaza sign system〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Award of Excellence 〈Obuse Machi, Nagano Pref. temporary set up for production〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Award of Excellence 〈Hiroshima Railways, coloring design〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Associate Award of Excellence 〈Harima Science Park City, public sign system〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Associate Award of Excellence 〈Otemachi First Square Garden signage plan 〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Promotion Award 〈The signage design plan of public path of north and south of Kokura Station, south gate deck〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    GOOD DESIGN AWARD, Small and Medium Enterprises Prize 〈Nikkei Products Co. "Multiform Self [EZ Wave] 〉(Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

  • 1997(H9)

    Kenji Ekuan Officier de L'Ordre des Arts et des Letters (France)

    SDA Grand Award Associate Award of Excellence 〈Tokyo Opera City Bldg. signage〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Association Award of Excellence 〈Marine Gate Shiogama Total Design〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Associate Award of Excellence 〈commercial facilities NTT-T Bldg. parking lot signage plan〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

    GOOD DESIGN Gold Prize, Industrial Machinery and Facilities 〈Consec Corp. "Diamond Core Drill [Hakken SPJ-5A] " 〉 (Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    Urban Landscape Grand Prize Awarded 〈Higashi Hiroshima City, Saijo Station, College District〉 (UDC)

    Japan Package Design Award Silver Award 〈cosmetics / foundation〉 (Japan Package Design Association)

  • 1996(H8)

    Kenji Ekuan Sir Misha Black Medal(UK)

    The 3rd Prize / International Competition of Judaic Artifacts (Isral)

    Japan Packaging Competition Packaging Section Prix 〈MEIJI SEIKA KAISHA LTD. "AMERICAN CHIPS" 〉 (JAPAN FEDERATION OF PRINTING INDUSTRIES)

    GOOD DESIGN AWARD, Prize for Products of Small and Medium Enterprises 〈Arcade of Promenade Sanjo in Maizuru City〉 (Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    GOOD DESIGN AWARD, Prize for Items in Harmony with the Landscape 〈Street Lighting Pole, traffic signal, Bollard, Guard Fence〉 (Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    SDA Grand Award Promotion Award 〈Tokyo International Exhibition Center "TOKYO BIG SIGHT" Sign Project〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

  • 1995(H7)

    SDA Grand Award: Grand Prize, The Minister of MITI Award 〈Hiroshima Rapid Transit Co.,Ltd., Hiroshima City "New Transit System [ASTRAM LINE] Total design"〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award: Association Award of Excellence 〈TOYONOKUNI Information Library〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Prix Promotion Prix 〈 "TOYONOKUNI Libraries for Culture Resouces" Signage Planning〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

    NEG Space Design Competition Awarded〈underground cross walk-scape design〉 (NEG)

    Urban Landscape Grand Prize Chairman's Award 〈Oarai Machi paved street improvement project, Ise-Isobe route underground cross walk design〉 (UDC)

    GOOD DESIGN Gold Award, The Mnister of MITI Award, Special Award 〈Hiroshima Rapid Transit Co.,Ltd., Hiroshima City "New Transit System [ASTRAM LINE] Total design" 〉 (Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    GOOD DESIGN AWARD, Prize for Items in Harmony with the Landscape 〈Kimmon Electric Co.,Ltd. "Pole for Lighting [KX-PB100-KX-LVLS] " 〉(Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    TIDEX Excellent Display Design Award 〈GK Design Group exhibit booth〉(Taiwan)

  • 1994(H6)

    Japan Machinery Industries Design Award 〈CNC machining center "NB-110T" 〉 (Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun)

    Japan Machinery Industries Design Award 〈 printing machine "SPRINT" 〉 (Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun)

    The Brunel Award Commendations 〈JR East "Commuter Train [Series 209] " 〉(FoRTE)

    The Brunel Award Commendations 〈JR East "Limited Express [BOSO View Express] " 〉(FoRTE)

    Japan Packaging Contest Package Design Prix 〈KIRIN BREWERY COMPANY, LTD. "ICE BEER" 〉 (JAPAN FEDERATION OF PRINTING INDUSTRIES)

    World Star Contest '94, World Star Prix 〈KIRIN BREWERY COMPANY, LTD. "ICE BEER" 〉(World Packaging Organisation:UK)

    SDA Grand Award SDA Special Award 〈publication of sign for public space〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Promotion Award 〈Sign and symbol design of public space of NTT Cred Motomachi Bldg.〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    The Illuminating Engineering Institute of Japan 〈improvement of Sun Shine 60 Street〉

    INAX Design Contest Top Award 〈TH-I Toilet, Kitchen Interior〉

    GOOD DESIGN AWARD, Special Prize of the Director-General of the Small and Medium Enterprise Agency 〈Asayama Corporation
    "ASTRAMLINE GYB92 (Hanging strap for train passengers) " 〉(Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

  • 1993(H5)

    Kenji Ekuan JIDA Grand Prix (Japan)

    GOOD DESIGN Gold Award 〈JR East "Commuter Train [Series 209] " 〉(Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    World Star 1992 Contest World Star Prix 〈 "Kikkoman Corporation [100ml soy sauce table dispenser] ", "Taliesin Co.,Ltd. [Taliesin Coffee] ",
    "Grandcentral Co., Ltd. [Lunch Box] " 〉(Wolrd Packaging Organisation:Germany)

    SDA Grand Award Award of Excellence 〈The approach to Ise Shrine Improvements〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Award of Excellence 〈JR East "New type railroad crossing" 〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    Nation Wide Street Administration Contest The Minister of Ministry of Construction Award 〈Miyabuchi Shinbashi Kami-Kanai Line Reconstruction〉

    Urban Landscape Award 〈HARUMI Dori Street Improvements〉(URBAN DESIGN CENTER, JAPAN)

    GOOD DESIGN AWARD of Small and Medium Enterprises 〈computer peripheral device〉(Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    GOOD DESIGN AWARD of Small and Medium Enterprises 〈bicycle〉(Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    Public Color Scheme Award 〈JR East new type railroad cross〉 (Society for Public Color)

  • 1992(H4)

    Kenji Ekuan Design Lifetime Achievement Award. The Ministry of International Trade and Industry.

    Kenji Ekuan Medal with Blue Ribbon (Japan)

    The Brunel Awards 〈East Japan Railway Company "Narita Express [N'EX]" 〉(RENFE)

    Japan Packaging Contest JPDA President Prix 〈Kikkoman Corporation Soy Sauce Table Dispenser (100ml)〉 (Japan Packaging Institute)

    Japan Packaging Competition Director General of Trade and Industry Bureau Prix 〈Kikkoman Corporation "Soy Sauce Table Dispenser (100ml)〉(JAPAN FEDERATION OF PRINTING INDUSTRIES)

    Japan Package Design Prix Silver Prix 〈TALIESIN Corporation "TALIESIN COFFEE" 〉(JAPAN FEDERATION OF PRINTING INDUSTRIES)

    Japan Package Design Prix Gold Prix 〈Kikkoman Corporation "Soy Sauce Table Dispenser (100ml)〉(Japan Package Design Association)

    Japan Package Design Award 〈Hair Soap〉(Japan Package Design Association)

    Japan Package Design Award〈Tobu Department Stores, seasoning set〉(Japan Package Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award SDA Award 〈Signage of Municipal Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art (MIMOCA), signage and furniture of Marugame City Library〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Associate Award 〈Okawabata River City 21 Environmental Design〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Promotion Award 〈Directory Sign for Flower Exposition Memorial Park Tsurumi Green Zone〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

  • 1991(H3)

    The Illuminating Engineering Institute of Japan Light Propagating Award 〈Shinjuku District Road Lighting〉

    GOOD DESIGN GOLD AWARD〈INAX Corporation "System Toilet [Restatio] " 〉(Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    SDA Grand Award SDA Grand Prize, The Minister of MITI Award〈signage design for peripheral area of new Tokyo municipal hall〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    flSDA Grand Award SDA Award 〈Hamamatsu City public signage plan〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Award Promotion Award 〈Co-op Kobe CI plan〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Promotion Award 〈Sekisui House General Housing Laboratory sign plan〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Promotion Award 〈Hamamatsu City public signage plan〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Promotion Award 〈Tokyo Municipal Hospital signage plan〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Promotion Award 〈Urban Connector Kita Senju, East West Underground Cross Pass Renewal〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    Japan Package Design Prix Promotion Prix 〈furuit gift set〉(Japan Package Design Association)

    Japan Package Design Prix Promotion Prix 〈regular coffee gift set "Café no Bar" 〉(Japan Package Design Association)

    JPDA public proposal invitation Promotion Award 〈squeezer can〉(Japan Package Design Association)

  • 1990(H2)

    SDA Grand Award SDA Award 〈International Flower and Green Exposition total sign〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    GSDA Grand Award SDA Award 〈Himeji Castle peripheral area total signage〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Prix Promotion Prix 〈new sign board for Toyota Motors〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Promotion Award〈Descriptive sign for 30 selected Nishinomiya Tourism〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Promotion Award 〈Inter national Flower and Green Exposition governmental lot outdoor signage〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Promotion Award 〈Totsuka Mirai Symbol Monument〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    GOOD DESIGN AWARD OF SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES 〈Flexible Table "Toasflex"〉(Japan Institute of Design Association)

    Award for Public Color Scheme 〈Nishiizu-cho, water gate〉 (Society for Public Color)

    Award of Merit Illuminating Engineering Society of North America Good Design Award 〈Nishiizu-cho, watergate〉

    Good Interior Design Awarded 〈monitor room of Hanshin Express Way〉 (Shinkenchiku Sha)

  • 1989(H1)

    Kenji Ekuan WORLDESIGN Award(U.S.A, IDSA)

    GOOD DESIGN GOLD AWARD 〈YAMAHA CORPORATION "Audio System [Tiffany AST-C30] " 〉(Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

    Ochanomizu Station proposal design competition Good Work Award (JR East Japan)

    SDA Grand Award SDA Grand Prize, The Minister of MITI Award 〈JR East standardized sign system〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award SDA Award 〈Techno Park Toyosato Gate Sign〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award SDA Award 〈Ryugasaki City, Tsukuba no Sato industrial park symbol tower〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Promotion Award 〈Okawabata River City Town Gate, Pulse of Town〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    Japan Package Design Award Special Award 〈Regular Coffee Canister "Café no Bar" 〉(JAPAN FEDERATION OF PRINTING INDUSTRIES)

  • 1988(S63)

    SDA Grand Prix SDA Prix〈Signage system of Ehime Tobe Zoological Park〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Good Work Award 〈Yokohama Expo PR board〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Good Work Award 〈National Kiso Sansen Park Sign〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    Prixed at JPDA New York Exhibit 〈Shochu Bottle "KOMAKO" (distilled spirit)〉(Japan Package Design Association)

    GOOD DESIGN GOLD AWARD 〈Yoshimoto Collective Pole System〉(Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

  • 1987(S62)

    Kenji Ekuan The 3rd International Design Award (Japan Design Foundation)

    East Meets West in Design Best of Category Award 〈Shochu Bottle "KOMAKO" (distilled spirit)〉(East Meets West Cultural International, Inc.)

    Hands Grand Prize Special Jury Award Tadashi Inamoto Award〈lighting fixture〉 (Tokyu Hands)

    SDA Award Grand Prize, The Minister of MITI Award 〈Osaka Sign Towers〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award SDA Award 〈Takinami Glass- small museum〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Prix SDA Associate Prix 〈"Yamaha Motor No.5 Plant" Color and Signage Planning〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    GOOD DESIG GOLD AWARD 〈TAKARA BELMONT CORPORATION "Dental Unit [BELMONT SPII]"〉(Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

  • 1986(S61)

    SDA Grand Prix SDA Associate Prix 〈Cosmo Oil CI plan〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Prix SDA Associate Prix 〈Park City Mariya approach street monument〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Good Work Award (Japan Sign Design Association)(Japan Sign Design Association)

    Annual Display Design Award 1986 Promotion Award 〈Design Circus '85〉 (Japan Display Design Association)

    Annual Display Design Award 1986 Display Design Promotion Award 〈Today's Japnese Art, Living Art Exhibit〉 (Japan Display Design Association)

  • 1985(S60)

    '85 Sanzo Wada Color Scheme Award 〈Study for Urban Colors / Yokohama City Co-awarded : Yokohama City, Japan Color Research Institute〉 (Japan Color Research Institute)

    SDA Grand Award Section Award 〈Tsukuba City urban gate〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Section Award〈Science Expo '85 signage plan〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Good Work Award 〈Tsukuba City public sign〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Good Work Award 〈Science Expo '85 information directory booth〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Good Work Award 〈Proposal of standardization of public pictogram〉(Japan Sign Design Association)

    CAESAR'S MARINE ACADEMY AWARD '85 Maker of the year〈Yamaha Motor, engineering and design of outboard engine〉

    Japan Packaging Contest Package Design Prix 〈Shiseido Co.,Lys. "[TECH21] men's basic skin care〉(Japan Packaging Institute)

    Japan packaging Competition The Minister of MITI Prix 〈Shiseido Co.,Lys. "[TECH21] men's basic skin care〉(JAPAN FEDERATION OF PRINTING INDUSTRIES)

    Japan Package Design Prix Promotion Prix 〈Shiseido Co.,Lys. "[TECH21] men's basic skin care〉(Japan Package Design Association)

    World Packaging Organaization World Star Prix 〈Shiseido Co.,Lys. "[TECH21] men's basic skin care〉(World Packaging Organisation:WPO)

    Japan Display Design Award Award of Excellence 〈exhibit of IBM Japan Pavilion〉 (Japan Display Design Association)

    GOOD DESIGN GOLD AWARD 〈INAX Corporation toilet bowl〉

  • 1984(S59)

    Japan Shop '84 JETRO President Award 〈shop front〉 (Shop System Association)

    Japan Shop '84 Special Award of 10th Anniversary of Jury 〈Asahi Glass booth〉 (Shop System Association)

    Kinoshita Award Research and Development A Section Award 〈male cosmetics TECH21〉 (Japan Packaging Institute)

    Annual Display Design Award '84 Display Design Award 〈Japan Shop '84, CI Chemical Co. booth〉 (Japan Display Design Association)

    1984 Nagoya Scenic Architecture Award Urban Landscape Award〈Fujitsu OA show room〉 (Nagoya City)

    SDA Grand Award Section Award 〈Matsue City Station front signage〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award The Second Section Award〈signage of Kasai Oki Housing〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Good Work Award 〈Showa Kinen Park sign〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Good Work Award〈Osaka City pedestrian directory sign〉 (Japan Sign Design Association)

    Motorcycle of the Year Contest Motorcycle of the Year Award 〈YAMAHA FJ1100〉 (Motorcyclist Magazine, US)

    Kenji Ekuan Honorary Member of Mexican Academy of Design (Mexican Academy of Design)

  • 1983(S58)

    Japan Society of Lifeology Promotional Award 〈Study of Japanese Restaurants in Los Angeles : Shoji Ekuan, Masatomo Yamaguchi, Cooperated study: Naomichi Ishige, Shuzo Koyama〉 (Japan Society of Lifeology)

    Japan Shop '83 The Ministry of Construction Award 〈new shop exterior materials〉 (Shop System Association)

    Japan Shop '83 Design Award 〈system interior〉 (Shop System Association)

    Kyoto Scenic Award 〈unified promotional materials for Gion shopping district〉 (Kyoto City)

  • 1982(S57)

    Japan Shop '82 The Minister of the Ministry of Construction Award〈multi use shop fixtures〉 (Shop System Association)

    Japan Shop '82 Design Award〈system interior door〉 (Shop System Association)

    MD Award Japan Society of Industrial Machinery Manufacturers (JSIMM) Award〈printing machine LITHRONE40〉 (Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun)

    MD Award JSIMM Award〈model machining center〉 (Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun)

    MD Award Japan Electrical Industry's Association 〈CT equipment for head and neck〉 (Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun)

    SDA Grand Award The Second Award of Category〈Seaside Town, Yokohama City Signage Plan〉 (SDA)

  • 1981(S56)

    Kenji Ekuan Honorary Doctorate (Art Center College of Design, US)

    Kenji Ekuan Industrial Design Institute of Australia Honorary Fellowship (Industrial Design Institute of Australia)

    Kenji Ekuan Honorary Fellowship of Finnish Association of Designers (Finnish Association of Designers)

    Annual Display Design Award 1981 Display Design Associate of Excellence 〈GK Extibition 1980〉 (Japan Display
    Design Association)

  • 1980(S55)

    TOP FORUM Award 〈audio appliance, Yamaha〉 (SIM Hi-Fi)

    Kitaro Kunii Award 〈Pictorial History of Kitchen Utensil〉 (Japan Industrial Arts Foundation)

  • 1979(S54)

    Kenji Ekuan Colin King Award (ICSID)

    SDA Grand Award SDA Award 〈Fuji Bank〉 (SDA)

    SDA Grand Award SDA Award 〈Tsukuba City signage system〉 (SDA)

  • 1977(S52)

    Japan Shop '77 The Minister of MITI Award, President of JETRO Award 〈glass shop system〉 (Shop System Association)

    MD Award The Ministry of MITI Award 〈power shovel〉 (Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun)

    Commemorative Award of G Mark 20th Anniversary MITI Director General of Consumer Goods Industries Bureau Award

    Mainichi Industrial Design Award Special Award of Special Theme 〈Coordination system - Proposal from small car〉 (The Mainichi News Papers Co.)

  • 1976(S51)

    Japan Shop '76 System Development Award, President of Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry Award 〈display fixtures made of glass〉 (Shop System Association)

  • 1975(S50)

    Japan Shop '75 The Minister of MITI Award 〈display fixtures〉 (Shop System Association)

  • 1974(S49)

    Mainichi Industrial Design Award Special Award of Special Theme 〈Self Supporting Environment - Mobility and Communication Systems〉 (The Mainichi News Papers Co.)

  • 1973(S48)

    SDA Grand Award Silver Award 〈Yokohama Subway〉 (SDA)

    SDA Grand Award Silver Award 〈Kyoto Community Bank signage plan〉 (SDA)

    Shuya Kaneko Appreciation for Design Promotion (Taiwan, Economy and Industry Dept. )

  • 1972(S47)

    Machine Design Award (MD Award) The Minister of MITI Award 〈printing machine〉 (Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun)

  • 1971(S46)

    Mainichi Industrial Design Award Special Award 〈Expo'70 Street Furniture Design〉 (The Mainichi News Papers Co.)

    Tokyo International Trade Show Display Design Award 〈SEIKO booth〉 (Japan Display Design Association)

    SDA Grand Award Special Award 〈Expo'70 Signage Plan〉 (SDA)

  • 1970(S45)

    Low Cost Housing International Appointed Design Competition (cooperation for design) Awarded (UN, Government of Peru)

  • 1969(S44)

    Prefabricated Housing Design Competition '69 Topmost Award 〈prefabricated house〉 (Misawa Home)

  • 1967(S42)

    Japan Sign Design Award (SDA Grand Award) Bronze Award 〈West Shinjuku Underground Square Public Signage〉 (Japan Sign Design Association : SDA)

  • 1964(S39)

    International Design Competition The Award of Study 〈Habitation study -- Study of Tools〉 (Kaufmann Foundation, US)

    Public Use Trash Can Design Competition Awarded 〈trash can〉 (Osaka Pref.)

    Japan Packaging Contest MITI Light Industry Dept. Director's Award 〈seasoning〉 (Insatsu Jiho Sha)

  • 1962(S37)

    Mainichi Industrial Design Award Associate Award 〈musical instrument design centered by Yamaha electric organ〉 (The Mainichi News Papers Co.)

  • 1961(S36)

    Mainichi Industrial Design Competition Awarded 〈stereo player〉 (The Mainichi News Papers Co.)

  • 1959(S34)

    Mainichi Industrial Design Competition The Third Special Prize 〈home sewing machine〉 (The Mainichi News Papers Co.)

  • 1958(S33)

    Mainichi Industrial Design Competition The First Special Prize 〈home sewing machine〉 (The Mainichi News Papers Co.)

    Mainichi Industrial Design Competition The Second Special Prize 〈home tiller〉 (The Mainichi News Papers Co.)

  • 1957(S32)

    Mainichi Industrial Design Competition The Third Special Prize 〈camera〉 (The Mainichi News Papers Co.)

  • 1956(S31)

    Mainichi Industrial Design Competition The Second Special Prize 〈camera〉 (The Mainichi News Papers Co.)

    Mainichi Industrial Design Competition The Third Special Prize 〈washing machine〉 (The Mainichi News Papers Co.)

  • 1955(S30)

    Mainichi Industrial Design Competition The First Special Prize 〈electric motor〉 (The Mainichi News Papers Co.)

    Mainichi Industrial Design Competition The Second Special Prize 〈pot for toddlers〉 (The Mainichi News Papers Co.)

    Mainichi Industrial Design Competition The Third Special Prize 〈portable TV〉 (The Mainichi News Papers Co.)

  • 1954(S29)

    Mainichi Industrial Design Competition The Third Special Prize 〈plastic home utensils〉 (The Mainichi News Papers Co.)

  • 1953(S28)

    Telephone Booth Design Competition The First Prize (NTT)