Join the international Foodicons Challenge!
The Foodicons Challenge will develop a cooperatively-built visual language for over 500 core concepts to explain our food system. Final selections will be publicly released at the UN Food Systems Summit in 2021, then posted permanently on The Noun Project as a free resource for all to use.
The challenge is co-sponsored by The Lexicon, Adobe, The Noun Project, AIGA and the Cumulus International Association and intends to provide consumers with greater food literacy while making the food system more transparent.
Five challenges for designers worldwide will focus on agrobiodiversity, climate change, food waste, plants and proteins, true cost accounting, food equity, and regenerative agriculture.
Using a style guide specifically developed by Adobe for the challenge, designers will be invited to submit icon designs for hundreds of terms selected by the Foodicon’s international committee of food experts. The icons will depict everything from basic elements like water, rice, and gluten, to more complex concepts like no-till farming, plant-forward diets, and appropriate technology.
Sketch Round is open until February 21st. Join at Foodicons – A global visual language for food. (ourfood.world).