Beazley Designs of the Year Full list of nominations


Smart transport designs that explore self-driving, 3D printing, electric and energy efficient themes.

Autonomous Rail Rapid Transit (ART) by CRRC Zhuzhou Institute

A self-driving, electric tram that’s guided not by tracks, but a double-dashed line painted on the street

Honda Moto Riding Assist

A self-balancing motorcycle that greatly reduces the possibility of falling over while the motorcycle is at rest

Light Traffic by Carlo Ratti at Senseable City, Massachussetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

A slot‑based intersection that could replace traditional traffic lights, significantly reducing queues and delays

Mahjouba Initiative by Eric van Hove

An electric moped created using Moroccan craft techniques and materials

Olli by Local Motors

The world’s first self-driving, 3D printed, electric bus

Seabubbles by Alain Thébault and Anders Bringdal

A futuristic flying water taxi for Paris

Scewo by Thomas Gemperle, Adrien Weber, Naomi Stieger, Stella Mühlhaus, Bernhard Winter, Pascal Buholzer at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

A stairclimbing mobility device designed by a group of students

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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.