Every year the Danish Design Award celebrates the best design solutions and their positive impact on our society. The jury seeks to evaluate different design solutions on the value and deep empathy they create, on whether they are visionary, setting the standard for others to follow, and on the execution and craftsmanship of the design. It is a colorful event with more than 200 entries and 18 category winners, all sharing the love for what great design can do.

In 2017 there were many reasons to celebrate at Cosmic People. One of them was becoming one of the winning design solutions together with The Why Foundation and Dame Helen Mirren. We teamed up with The Why Foundation and Dame Helen Mirren to produce moving short films on the challenges women and girls all over the world live with today. We asked creatives worldwide to make these short films. The winning film is called ‘The Benefits of a Toilet’. It tells a story of injustice, of girls in developing countries having more access to mobile phones than to toilets. Have a look…