Beazley Designs of the Year Full list of nominations


This category includes furniture, unique and mass produced items including lighting, technology, homewares and healthcare.

AIR-INK by Graviky Labs

The first commercially available ink made from air pollution

Alphabet of Light by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group for Artemide

A modular lighting system that can be rearranged to form different letters of a bespoke typeface

Avy Search and Rescue Drone by Paul Vastert, David Wielemaker, Christian McCabe and Patrique Zaman

A rescue drone for refugees in danger while travelling across the Mediterranean Sea

BuffaloGrid by Daniel Becerra

A portable battery providing mobile power, internet and services to customers in North India

Dansbana! Vårby gård by Dansbana!, Anna Fridolin, Anna Pang and Teres Selberg

A public urban dance space for girls

Flax Chair by Christien Meindertsma for LABEL/BREED

A chair constructed from boards that are made out of flax and bio-degradable plastic

Gita by Piaggio Fast Forward

A robotic personal helper that carries your belongings for you

Nimuno Loops by Chrome Cherry Design Studio

A flexible tape to allow Lego builders to place their creations on any surface

Remolten by gt2P (great things 2 People) with Friedman Benda

A series of objects made of Chilean volcanic lava

SNOO Smart Sleeper by Yves Béhar, fuseproject

A mechanised bassinet that rocks babies back to sleep at the push of a button

Solid Textile Board Benches by Max Lamb for Really ApS and Kvadrat

A set of benches made from waste textiles

Sufferhead Original Stout by Emeka Ogboh

A fake product exploring the African migrant experience in Germany

The Pilot translating earpiece by Waverly Labs

The world’s first translating earpiece

Wedge Dowel, designed by Knut Hagberg and Marianne Hagberg. Inventors: Göran Sjöstedt och Anders Eriksson

A new joint that allows furniture to click together like a puzzle

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Beazley Designs of the Year

Celebrating its tenth anniversary, the exhibition comprises 62 nominations across six categories: Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Graphics, Product and Transport and showcases some of the most original and exciting products, concepts and designers in the world today.