Selectism favorite, MUJI, has just announced the results of their MUJI AWARD 03 for 2008 revolving around the theme of “Found MUJI.” More than 1900 applications from 35 countries were submitted. This year’s gold prize winner came from Yuki lida of Japan with “Straw Straw.” The straw is made from wheat and was once represented on ancient wall art. “Wall art depicting people using straws of wheat to drink from have been discovered from ancient Mesopotamian ruins. Straws of wheat are forms created by nature; they are materials that return to the soil. There’s no waste in either the shape itself, or in its actual existence.”
View the entire list of MUJI AWARD 03 for 2008 at MUJI.