Beazley Designs of the Year

Be wowed by some of the globe’s most original and exciting products, concepts and designers, for the 10th edition of Beazley Designs of the Year awards and accompanying exhibition at the Design Museum.

The show brings together 62 shortlisted nominations spanning six categories, including architecture, digital, fashion, graphics, product and transport.

Shortlisted in the fashion category are a hijab designed by Nike and a clothing line by Kanye West for his Life of Pablo tour.

Augmented reality mobile game Pokémon Go has earned a nomination in the digital category, while Sir David Adjaye has been nominated in the architecture category for his National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C.

Activism is also a strong theme, with contenders including the Pussyhat made and worn in protest of President Donald Trump’s remarks.

The public will be able to vote for their favourite designs online from October and a jury of industry experts will decide on the award winners in January 2018.

A winner will be selected in each category and one overall winner will be announced on 25 January, 2018.

Better Shelter, a flat-packed refugee shelter created with IKEA, was named the Beazley Design of the Year in 2016.

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