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Beazley Designs of the Year
Discover the most innovative designs across fashion, architecture, digital, transport, product and graphic design from the past, as nominated by the public and design experts from around the world.
'The wacky and the wonderful, life-saving or just mind-changing... these are the people designing our future.' Channel 4 News
Explore innovations and inventions from around the world that champion accessibility, design for women and local ideas with a global impact.
Now in its twelfth year, Beazley Designs of the Year is an annual celebration of the most original and exciting products, concepts and designers across the globe today. Nominators were asked to select their favourite designs that inspire, represent change in their field and capture this moment in time.
This was the first year that the public nominated alongside design experts. Visit the exhibition to see if your choice was selected!
And the winner is...
Beazley Design of the Year Overall Winner: Anatomy of an AI System by Kate Crawford and Vladan Joler
Beazley Architecture Design of the Year: Maya Somaiya Library
Beazley Graphic Design of the Year: Amorepacific architectural branding by Pentagram and David Chipperfield Architects
Beazley Product Design of the Year: CATCH by Hans Ramzan
Beazley Fashion Design of the Year: Adidas Originals by Ji Won Choi
Beazley Transport Design of the Year: GACHA Self-driving Shuttle Bus by MUJI and Sensible 4
Beazley Digital Design of the Year: Anatomy of an AI System by Kate Crawford and Vladan Joler
Beazley Design of the Year - People's Choice: MySleeve by Marie Van den Broeck
An app, a landscape, the process of conceiving and fundraising for a community skatepark in Athens, or a vast $500m arts centre on wheels.
From radical books and citywide platforms to graphic visibility for minority groups, contemporary graphic design explores the politics and power of communication, and how it can be wielded.
This year we see fashion recognising and designing for all bodies, while also loosening the grip on the industry of exclusionary Western stereotypes of beauty.
A genderless voice created to lessen bias and promote inclusion, a diagram detailing the processes and systems used to build and operate an Amazon Alexa, and a rotating sequence of invented people.
Electric flying cars and 3D-printed motorcycles represent real achievements of technical engineering, but, for many city dwellers today, road safety for cyclists is the most pressing issue in public and private transportation.
Designs of the Decade