Beazley is proud to partner with the Design Museum and to support the Beazley Designs of the Year.
As a specialist insurer we are well placed to understand the value of good design. We see first-hand the consequences when things go wrong and our products and services are expertly designed to help people and businesses when they most need help.
Beazley Designs of the Year brings together the very best examples of design over the last year from around the world across six categories: Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Graphics, Product and Transport. The judging panel selects a winner in each category along with the overall Beazley Design of the Year.
Beazley Designs of the Year nominees revealed
The Design Museum in London has unveiled the nominees for the thirteenth annual Beazley Designs of the Year exhibition and awards - revealing the most game-changing designs of the last year.
Opening on 21st October, the exhibition and awards features 74 nominations across all six of the key categories. Chosen by a panel of international designers, curators, critics and the public, the awards showcase the most impactful products and concepts from designers around the world.
Displayed through sketches, models, prototypes, videos and photography, visitors to the Design Museum in London’s South Kensington will be guided through the nominations chronologically via a timeline of 2019 while a 3D tour will also available via the Design Museum website.
Nominees include 15-year-old Jalaiah Harmon, creator of online dance sensation Renegade, a set of plasters suitable for a range of skin tones by Nuditone, digital AI influencer Lil Miquela, the set design for award-winning film Parasite, The Uncensored Library in Minecraft and a low-cost modular school that can be built and dismantled in a few hours.
Health and sanitisation are major themes in this year’s awards, as seen in the Water Box Mobile Filtration System supported by Jaden Smith, the Leishenshan Hospital constructed in Wuhan by 10,000 workers in 10 days, the world's first reusable cotton swab and a self-sanitising door handle.
For more informartion on Beazley Designs of the Year follow this link.
Beazley Designs of the Year runs from 21st October 2020 until 28th March 2021 at the Design Museum, Kensington High Street, London, W8 6AG.
Looking back....The 2019 winners
The winners were unveiled on the 21st November 2019.
The overall winner is Anatomy of an AI System by Kate Crawford of AI Institute and Vladan Joler:
The individual product category winners are as follows :
Architecture Category Winner Maya Somaiya Library, by Sameep Padora and Associates
Digital Category Winner Anatomy of an AI System, by Kate Crawford of AI Institute and Vladan Joler
Fashion Category Winner adidas Originals, by Ji Won Choi
Graphics Category Winner Amorepacific, by Sascha Lobe of Pentagram with L2M3
Product Category Winner Catch: The HIV Detector, by Hans Ramzan
Transport Category Winner Gacha Shuttle Bus, by MUJI and Sensible4
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