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 2019
2019 has proved another fantastic year of nomination for the Beazley Designs of the Year.
There are 76 nominations spanning the six categories and include a meme-inspired dress collection by Viktor & Rolf, a data generated proxy address system created to reduce homelessness, the world’s first hands free breast pump, Adidas’s collaboration with designer Ji Won Choi, as worn by Beyoncé, food sharing app OLIO and The Shed’s extendable building in New York.
Accessible designs represent a major theme in this year’s awards, as seen in IKEA’s ThisAbles collection, Tommy Hilfiger’s Adaptive clothing range and Chromat’s AW19 fashion collection.
Read about the full list of nominations here.
The winners were unveiled on the 21st November.
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
Discover more about Beazley Designs of the Year 2019
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All 76 nominations can be seen in the Beazley Designs of the Year Exhibition at the Design Museum until 9th February 2020.
The Design Museum is open daily, 10.00-18.00 (excluding Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day) at 224-238 Kensington High Street, London W8 6AG.
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