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.
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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. You can also cast your vote in the gallery, to nominate your favourite design of the year.
'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.
Create your own tin using Mexican corn husks with designer and material researcher Fernando Laposse.
Learn how to cast objects with polystyrene in this hands-on workshop with Silo Studio.
Create your own design studio and work to a professional brief to design your own range of unique products inspired by the Beazley Designs of the Year exhibition.
Join this multisensory tour of the eleventh Beazley Designs of the Year exhibition, for blind and partially sighted visitors.
Join this British Sign Language tour to explore some of the most exciting design projects from the past twelve months.
Learn the ancient technique of Shibori Indigo dyeing with designer Lola Lely in this half-day workshop.
Hear Amsterdam-based design-duo Studio Formafantasma, explore the design story behind their project, Ore Streams.
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.