LA+ CREATURE—the third in the LA+ international design ideas competition series—asked how we can use design to open our cities, our landscapes, and our minds to a more symbiotic existence with other creatures. From a total of 258 designs, LA+ CREATURE’s eminent interdisciplinary jury—comprising Timothy Morton, Farre Nixon, Chris Reed, Jennifer Wolch, Kate Orff, and Andrew Grant—awarded 5 winners and 10 honorable mentions.




WINNING DESIGNS



NIKO DELLIC
AMBIKA PHARMA


CATHERINE VALVERDE
YOUZI XU
ELIZABETH SERVITO
BINGJIAN LIU
HEEJUNG SHIN
ESTHER JUNG

ARTHUR LAM

FERAS ABDALLAH
CALLA ROSE OSTRANDER


mangrove horseshoe crab
Carcinoscorpius Rotundicauda

california tiger salamande
Ambystoma californiense


american eel
Anguilla Rostrata

birds
Aves

north american beaver
Castor canadensis





Each of the 5 winning designs receives $2,000, a certificate, and feature publication in LA+ Journal’s forthcoming LA+ CREATURE issue (Fall 2021). 








10 designs awarded honorable mentions by the jury will receive a certificate and feature publication in LA+ CREATURE.




The “editor’s choice” (selected by LA+ Journal’s Editor in Chief) will receive feature publication in LA+ CREATURE. 







LA+ Journal thanks everyone who participated in the LA+ CREATURE design ideas competition. To stay informed of LA+ news including future competitions, join the LA+ Journal mailing list.

As well as the award-winning designs, we’ll be publishing a Salon des Refusés of select meritorious entries, interviews with the jurors, and a feature essay by “Critical Terms for Animal Studies” author Lori Gruen.

Subscribe to LA+ Journal for just $29.90/yr print or $10/yr digital to see whether your design made it into print!




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