Exhibition Winners announced

Beazley Designs of the Year

Take part digitally by discovering this years winners, dive into the Virtual Experience or join one of the Design for a Changing World online talks with some of the nominated designers.

Due to COVID restrictions, this exhibition is now closed.


As a specialist insurer, Beazley is well placed to understand the value of good design. It sees first-hand the consequences when things go wrong and its products and services are expertly designed to help people and businesses when they most need help.

2020 Winners

The Winners

OVERALL WINNER - Teeter-Totter Wall designed by Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello with Colectivo Chopeke

ARCHITECTURE - ModSkool designed by Social Design Collaborative

DIGITAL - A Rapist in Your Way (Un Violador en tu Camino) designed by Colectivo LASTESIS

FASHION - Telfar Bag designed by TELFAR

GRAPHICS - 3D Rendering of SARS-CoV-2 designed by Alissa Eckert and Dan Higgins (Centre for Disease Control)

PRODUCT - Impossible Burger 2.0 designed by Impossible Foods

TRANSPORT - Teeter-Totter Wall designed by Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello with Colectivo Chopeke

PEOPLE'S CHOICE WINNER - Brick Arches designed by Hong Kong Protestors

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The exhibition

What to expect

Discover the most innovative designs across fashion, architecture, digital, transport, product and graphic design, as nominated by the public and design experts from around the world.

Experience the best moments in design from January 2019 to the moment global attention shifted in late January 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic took hold.

Discover futuristic technology for health and sanitisation, explore projects tackling inequality and racism and dive into questions around water and food security including mainstream veganism.

Stormzy's stab-proof vest designed by Banksy

Image by Felix Speller

A self-sanitising door handle

Image by Felix Speller

The record-breaking Nike ZoomX Vaporfly NEXT%

Image by Felix Speller

The Ouroboros Steak grown from human cells

Image by Felix Speller

A filtration system to aid the water crisis in Flint in Michigan

Image by Felix Speller

A vegan bag by Telfar

Image by Felix Speller

US & THEM video collage exposing Western prejudice

Image by Felix Speller

Kalank costume design

Image by Felix Speller

The sustainable K-briq

Image by Felix Speller




Meet the Judges

Leading figures from each of the award category professions will choose the winning projects of 2020.

last year

Beazley Designs of the Year 2019

Explore innovations and inventions from around the world that championed accessibility, design for women and local ideas with a global impact.

Designs of the Decade

Designs of the Decades

As we move into a new decade, the Design Museum looks back at Designs of the Year winners from this century so far - and the ones that "got away".