London’s Design Museum has recently announced the nominees in its eighth annual Designs of the Year competition. It covers six categories— architecture, digital, fashion, graphics, products, and transport — and recognises design from all over the world that “promotes or delivers change, enables access, extends design practice or captures the spirit of the year”.
Owned by Iraqi London-based, world-renowned architect Zaha Hadid, the museum will host anexhibition featuring all the competition entries between 23 March – 23 August.
Some of the worthy nominees here:
Desert Courtyard House, designed by Wendell Burnette Architects, in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Credit: Wendell Burnette Architects
Fortfatterhuset Kindergarten, designed by COBE,
House for Trees, designed by Vo Trong Nghia Architects, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Credit: Vo Trong Nghia Architects
Long Museum West Bund, designed by Atelier Deshaus, in Shanghai. Credit: Atelier Deshaus
Credit: Fabrizio Barozzi and Alberto Veiga
Sancaklar Mosque, designed by Emre Arolat Architects, in Istanbul.
Credit: Emre Arolat Architects
UC Innovation Center, designed by Elemental, in Macul, Chile.
Waterbank Campus, designed by Pitchafrica, in Laikipia, Kenya. Credit:
Norwegian banknotes, designed by Snøhetta.
Dragonfly, an asymmetric plastic chair inspired by insects, designed by Floravanti.
Strap Chair, designed by Stefan Scholten Carole Baijings.
Credit: Stefan Scholten Carole Baijings
An intricate process for colour-staining
‘Grow It Yourself’ Mushroom Materials. A compostable material to grow, then build with Designed by Ecovative