Indonesian Products Compete at Design Competition in Japan

By : Aldi Firhand Alqudri | Thursday, July 19 2018 - 21:50 IWST

Director General of National Export Development (PEN) Ministry of Trade, Arlinda (Foto Antaranews)
Director General of National Export Development (PEN) Ministry of Trade, Arlinda (Foto Antaranews)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - A total of seven Indonesian products winning the Good Design Indonesia (GDI) 2018 event will compete in G-Mark's international design competition, in Japan, in an effort to improve the competitiveness of domestic products in the international market.

Director General of National Export Development Ministry of Trade Arlinda said that in the event the GDI 2018, the judges have made a selection of total products listed as many as 253 products in the first stage of the competition.

"Through this award presentation, it is expected to encourage the emergence of Indonesia-based products innovative design which then gained global recognition to compete in the international world," said Arlinda, in Jakarta, Wednesday (18/07/2018)

The seven products that will compete on the G-Mark consist of one winning product of GDI of the Year and six GDI Best winning products. GDI of the Year 2018 is the design of Daihatsu Terios from PT Astra Daihatsu.

As for the winner of GDI Best is Dashdot from PT Mujur Kurnia Ampuh, Panjai Rope Lounge Chair of PT Kriya Selaras International, News Mozaic Handwoven Wallcovering from Retail Retail Indonesia, and Charcoal from Lagi-Lagi.

In addition, Jengki products from Santai Furniture, and Necklace Arkan Shell Leather Mabe Half Pearl Hair Motif from Lombok-NTB Pearls By Riana Meilia. In addition to the seven products, there are 19 products that received predicate GDI 2018.

The winners are divided into six categories: transportation, home decor and home furniture, household appliances, electronics, accessories and lifestyle, as well as graphics and packaging.

Arlinda conveyed the seven GDI 2018 winning products determined through the judging phase II held on 3-4 July 2018. The judging of this stage involves nine juries representing various associations and agencies related to the design.

Previously, on the judging stage I on 24-25 May 2018 in Indonesia Design Development Center (IDDC) Jakarta. At that stage the jury decided 134 of the 253 products that signed up passed and are eligible to follow the judging phase II. (Ant)

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