design as interface between cultural diversity and
global challenge

Good design always manages to touch our emotions – an essential point of departure for creating anything new.

— Gregor Eichinger, declared_  juror

In our increasingly digital world, design needs to be first and foremost experiential — visceral, intellectual, and emotional. We understand our environments by feeling them.

— Dung Ngo, declared_  juror

It is our goal with the declared_ initiative to provoke the recapture of cultural consciousness.

— Peter Noever, declared_ 

The primary focus here is personal memory derived from the things we live with, in our immediate surroundings, and projected into the future to create future memories.

— Andrea Lenardin, declared_