August 21, 2023

Shortlists Announced for the Re:Create Design Challenge

Eleven innovative designs shortlisted in Samsung and Dezeen’s Re:Create Design Challenge

Entrants from more than 45 countries around the world entered the contest, which challenged participants to come up with creative ideas to repurpose old Samsung devices or materials and transform them into new products or services.

The competition came about as part of Samsung's ongoing efforts to make its products and services more sustainable and sought to discover innovative new concepts that improve people’s lives in meaningful ways and have a positive impact on people and the planet, using old Samsung devices or materials.

11 designs have now been shortlisted and are in the running for a share of the £18,000 prize pot. The finalists will be revealed in October. The winner will win the top prize of £10,000, while the two runner-ups will receive £4,000 each.

For more information on the shortlist, please visit Dezeen’s official website.

The shortlisted entries are listed below in the order that they were submitted.

▲ Memory Capsule by Eunsu Lee
Incheon, South Korea

▲ Common Sands Forite by Studio Plastique, Snøhetta and Fornace Brion
Brussels, Belgium

▲ Intersist Harness by Sohee Chung and Dong Sun Shin
Seoul, South Korea

▲ Samsung Innovate & Learn Kit by Raman Rathour
Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, India

▲ Beta Electronics by Kristina Betha Suwarso
London, UK

▲ Solar Lookout by Abi Lambert, Cade Thurlby, Karl Wagner and Tyler Boshard
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

▲ InSight by Merve Nur Sokmen and Ayberk Kole
Izmir, Turkey

▲ Djuro's Story by Barbara Babic, Zvonimir Medin and David Palmic
Lovran, Croatia

▲ Galaxy Loop by Hayong Kim and Saun Park
Seoul, South Korea

▲ Robin by Landor & Fitch
London, UK

▲ Galaxy Connected by Amowa Design
São José dos Pinhais, Brazil