During the COVID-19 shutdown,
make your remote working time more comfortable and fun.
We're looking for your hacked #workfromhome ideas!
Due to the spread of the COVID-19 in Japan and other parts of the world, there is a trend of self-restraint and a prohibition of going outside. With so many people being forced to work from home, the #workfromhome movement is gaining traction.
As we follow the news, there doesn’t seem to be the virus converging any time soon, and it looks like many people will continue to work from home.
Today, many people who are not used to working from home are making various efforts to "work better". Some people are making their own furniture out of corrugated cardboard, or building a folding desk by DIY.
By collecting ideas for such wonderful hacks for working from home, we aim to explore the possibility of a home environment where everyone can work comfortably.
[Hack Idea Sample]
Recommended for the following people
- People who have been forced to work from home and are devising ways to do
- People who are looking for a better way to work with caring for their children
- People who work from home before and has a hack idea you'd like to recommend
- People who are devising the communication unique to remote work
- Anyone involved with Work From Home movement
Discovery ｜ Does the idea present new perspectives on issues and ways of working that are unique to working from home?
Creativity ｜ Can you detect a creative element in the idea or solution?
Development ｜ Is the idea technically easy to replicate? Can it be used in a variety of environments and contexts?
It doesn't matter if your work has already been published in the past or is still in the prototype stage.
Your ideas will be posted to the "Submissions" page as they are being submitted.
-If you are already putting the idea into practice
Please submit a photo of the actual use of the idea.
※Please do not put an individual’s face or identifying information on the page without explicit permission as the photos will be published on the page as is.
※If you do not want your face to be photographed, please apply a mosaic to your face using an application.
※The operation team does not process photos, etc., so please do so on your own.
-If the idea has yet to be implemented or if the idea is still in a conceptual stage
Please feel free to submit an illustration or sketch instead of a photo.
Start Entry ---- 2nd May 2020
Deadline ---- 31st May 2020
Result Announcement ---- Mid of June 2020
*About the Visual:
We’re excited to be bringing the unique visual universe of AUD into FutureCity. The Taiwanese illustration and graphic design brand of AUD (AUdience) playfully intermixes weird and wacky illustrations with real-world elements, as well as an audience-centric ethos. Through AUD’s lens, the FutureCity is a colourful future – one that we’ve collectively built.
About Future City
This award is one of the "FutureCity" projects that explore the world of After Corona and think about the challenges we need to overcome and the actions we need to take in the future. Learn more about the "FutureCity" project here.
About the Prize(s)
Jury Ayumi Fujimoto
Prize 300 USD
Jury Marina Fujiwara
Prize 300 USD
Jury Ignasi Pascual
Prize 300 USD
Representative Director of at Will Work, CMO of Plug and Play Japan, Inc.
Ayumi joined the Career Design Center in 2002, and in her third year was appointed as the youngest and only female manager at the time, before moving to Google in April 2007, where she served as general manager of the human resources industry. After working as a partner at the Women Will Project, she left the company and founded "at Will Work" in May 2016. After working at Money Design Inc., she was in charge of marketing and PR at Plug and Play Japan Inc.
Content creator and writer
Marina Fujiwara is Japanese content creator. Making a useless invention and uploading video on YouTube and any Social Network Serves. In 2013, Started YouTube channel “無駄づくり（Muda-Zukuri）” 無駄づくり means Wasted Creation. Was elected a member of YouTube Next Up project by Google Japan in 2016,And 2018,held solo exhibition in Taipei.
Technology Expert, CEO of Falken Technologies SL and Lead Researcher
Since 8 years old, he couldn’t stop making tons of electronic devices until he was 18. After graduate INSA Lyon, he had worked at Space French Agency and Thales Alenia Space Inc.Almost seven years ago, he launched Falken Technologies SL, an engineering consulting and product development company addressed to little and medium-sized companies in need of Engineering Expertise. After several months later when Falken Technologies founded, EcoFarben (Ecological Farben SL), which is a spin-off of Falken Technologies. Ecofarben aims to democratize the 3d technology and tools allowing creative makers to realize and make their projects.
Please apply from the "Entry" button at the top of the page. Anyone can enter and it is free to apply.
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