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 today (21st October), the exhibition and awards features 74 nominations across six categories: Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Graphics, Product and Transport. 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.
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Beazley Designs of the Year runs from 21st October 2020 until 28th March 2021 at the Design Museum, Kensington High Street, London, W8 6AG.