Beazley Designs of the Year 2018
Every year since 2008 hundreds of design experts from around the world nominate the most innovative designs from the past 12 months. Experience up close this year's 87 nominated projects across fashion, architecture, digital, transport, product and graphic design.
Keep scrolling to find out which project has been crowned 2018's design of the year
Beazley Design of the Year Overall Winner: Counter Investigations: Forensic Architecture exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
Beazley Architecture Design of the Year: Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa by Heatherwick Studio
Beazley Graphic Design of the Year: Trash Isles by Plastic Oceans Foundation with LADbible
Beazley Product Design of the Year: Paperfuge by Prakash Lab
Beazley Fashion Design of the Year: Royal Ballet costumes for Christopher Wheeldon’s production of Corybantic Games by Erdem Moralıoğlu
Beazley Transport Design of the Year: Falcon Heavy by SpaceX
Beazley Digital Design of the Year: Counter Investigations: Forensic Architecture exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
Beazley Design of the Year - People's Choice: SurgiBox by Debbie Teodorescu, Mike Teodorescu, Stephen Okajima and Team SurgiBox
'The wacky and the wonderful, life-saving or just mind-changing...these are the people designing our future.' Channel 4
Now in its eleventh year, Beazley Designs of the Year is the Design Museum's annual celebration of the most original and exciting products, concepts and designers in the world today.
Explore how the future is fast becoming the present with newly-developed materials, innovative ways of managing scarce resources, playful designs for all ages and local communities claiming new spaces for themselves.
'From the brilliant to the brutal...a glimpse into what the world of tomorrow may look like' ★★★★ The Times
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Delve deeper into the themes explored in Beazley Designs of the Year in a Reading Room, situated just outside the exhibition. Titles kindly donated by Phaidon.
Join an evening of presentations and discussions investigating new and innovative ways of approaching drinking water, to coincide with this year’s Beazley Designs of the Year,
Join leading designers and material researchers to rethink sustainable production for the 21st century.
Background image | Overall winner of Beazley Designs of the Year 2018: Counter Investigations: Forensic Architecture exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London. Photo by Mark Blower.