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Designs of the Year 2012

Design of the Year 2012
London 2012 Olympic Torch designed by Barber Osgerby

08 February 2012 – 04 July 2012

The Design Museum’s Design Awards, ‘the Oscars of the design world’, showcase the most innovative and progressive designs from around the world, spanning seven categories: Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Furniture, Graphics, Product and Transport. Visit the exhibition and explore the best design ideas from around the world.

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Find out more on the nominees, including previous year's, on the exhibition blog designsoftheyear.com

Design of the Year 2012
London 2012 Olympic Torch
Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby
Commissioned by the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG)

Category Winners:
Architecture Award
London 2012 Velodrome, UK
Hopkins Architects

Digital Award
Microsoft Kinect for Xbox 360 and Kinect SDK
Microsoft Games

Fashion Award
132 5. ISSEY MIYAKE
Issey Miyake Design Studio Tokyo, Japan

Furniture Award
1.3 Chair
Kihyun Kim

Graphics Award
Nokia Pure
Dalton Maag

Product Award
London 2012 Olympic Torch
Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby
Commissioned by the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG)

Transport Award
Redesign for the Emergency Ambulance
Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design and Vehicle Design Department Royal College of Art

Press
BBC News - interview with curator Ria Hawthorn
Domus
Vogue
The Guardian
Creative Review
The Observer
Times Live
Telegraph
Dezeen
BBC News
Its Nice That
Wallpaper
New York Times
CNC World

With thanks to ICON Magazine

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