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Brit Insurance Designs of the Year

Brit Insurance Design Award 2009
Barack Obama Poster, USA
Designed by Shepard Fairey

12 February 2009 – 14 June 2009

"The design world’s Oscars"
Icon Magazine

Visit the exhibition blog at designsoftheyear.com

The world’s most interesting and forward looking designs are nominated for the Brit Insurance Design Awards by industry experts spanning seven categories: architecture, fashion, furniture, graphics, interactive, product and transport. This 91 shortlisted designs from 2009 went on display in the Brit Insurance Designs of the Year exhibition. From this comprehensive list, a panel decided the category winners in each of the seven disciplines. These finalists went forward to vie for the 2009 Brit Insurance Design of the Year, judged by a panel chaired by Alan Yentob and including the designer and environmentalist Karen Blincoe, and the architect Peter Cook.

Brit Insurance Design Award 2009 Winner
Barack Obama Poster, USA
Designed by Shepard Fairey

Category winners
New Oslo Opera House, Norway
Snøhetta
Client: Ministry of Church and Cultural Affairs

Italian Vogue: A Black Issue, July 2008
Vogue Italia, published by Condé Nast

MYTO Chair, Italy
Designed by Konstantin Grcic
Commissioned by BASF, Manufactured by Plank

Barack Obama Poster, USA
Designed by Shepard Fairey

Make Magazine, USA
Published by O’Reilly

Magno Wooden Radio, Indonesia
Concept and design by Singgih S Kartono
Manufactured by locals in Java

Line-J Medellin Metro Cable, Colombia
Designed and Manufactured by Poma, France
Client: Metro de Medellin Ltda.

Brit Insurance Designs of the Year was on tour at:
The Hub National Centre for Craft & Design, Sleaford
19 September 2009 - 1 November 2009
To book this exhibition please email: touring@designmuseum.org

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