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.
Creativity and Designs to Form an Ecosystem that Brings GrowthyDevelopment of an “ecosystem” where businesses, organizations, communities,and people grow.Taking advantage of our global-standard project management and world-leadingcreative communities that were established over 20 years, Loftwork pursuesdevelopment of a business ecosystem with everlasting value creation, whilecontinuously engaging with people, businesses, and society without beingswayed by immediate profit.
Inspired by the ‘Fab’ revolution as prescribed by MIT maverick Neil Gershenfeld, FabCafe is a series of ‘Fab’ innovation labs that specialize in creating products, services and experiences of the future. Here, maker enthusiasts, businesses and everyday people can access digital fabrication tools and experiences for fields ranging from fashion to bio. Founded in Tokyo in 2012, FabCafe’s global network now serves and fosters creative communities in 11 locations around the world, including Bangkok, Barcelona, Hong Kong, and many more.Website：https://fabcafe.com/
MTRL is a global platform that supports co-creation by creators and the manufacturers of various materials, giving birth to innovation. We work with a range of materials, from common materials such as wood, metal, and cloth, to traditional craft materials and cutting-edge technology fitted with sensors and modules.What all this has in common is the potential that these materials hold for being the source of innovation; also, that these are unique materials that pique the curiosity of creators.We do more than just spread information around the globe through our website. Through our shops and labs where people can touch samples of materials, shop, or process materials on the spot, and by organizing events such as Meetups and hackathons themed on the materials, we support new encounters between materials manufacturers and creators, together with the innovation