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Design Museum announces Beazley Designs of the Year nominees for 2018

United Kingdom Architecture News - Oct 02, 2018 - 05:26   16829 views

Design Museum announces Beazley Designs of the Year nominees for 2018

Fenty Beauty by Rihanna, the world’s first plastic-free shopping aisle, the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket, Jean Nouvel's Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum are named among Beazley Designs of the Year nominees for 2018, by London's Design Museum. 

The Design Museum has announced the 87 nominees for the eleventh Beazley Designs of the Year exhibition and awards, revealing the most innovate designs of the last year

Nominees include a water bottle by Will and Jaden Smith, Nike’s crest for the Dutch women’s football team by Wieden+Kennedy and the LEGO House by Bjarke Ingels Group. 

Design Museum announces Beazley Designs of the Year nominees for 2018

Bjarke Ingels Group's Lego House in Denmark. Image © Iwan Baan

Concern over the environment is a major theme, as seen in Formafantasma’s recycled furniture, LADbible’s Trash Isles campaign and an animation illustrating the dangers of mounting space debris

Nominations also include electronic self-healing and recyclable skin, the Louvre Abu Dhabi, Burberry’s rainbow check and Royal Ballet costumes designed by Erdem.

The annual exhibition and awards, supported by specialist insurer Beazley, comprises of 87 nominations across six categories: Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Graphics, Product and Transport. Selected by a panel of distinguished international designers, curators and critics, the awards showcase the most original and impactful products, concepts and designers in the world today.

Design Museum announces Beazley Designs of the Year nominees for 2018

Nigeria National Football Team: National Team Collection by Nike

Sketches, models, prototypes, videos and photography will be on display for all the nominations and will provide a compelling snapshot of the currentworld of design. Combining the world’s most established talent alongsidegraduates and rising stars, Beazley Designs of the Year provides a rare moment to experience a diverse selection of industries, objects and technologies in one exhibition.

Beazley Designs of the Year will be on display from 12 September 2018 to 6 January 2019. 

Scroll down to see the full list of nominees below:

Design Museum announces Beazley Designs of the Year nominees for 2018

Nigeria National Football Team: National Team Collection by Nike

Fashion

Burberry Rainbow Check by Burberry

Nigeria National Football Team: National Team Collection by Nike

Black Panther costume design by Ruth E Carter

Royal Ballet costumes for Christopher Wheeldon’s production of Corybantic Games by Erdem Moralıoğlu

Zoa by Modern Meadow

Goldwin Ski Jacket by Goldwin with Spiber materials

Hotel Palomo: Spring Summer 2018 Menswear by Palomo Spain

D-Staq RFTPi denim jacket by G-Star RAW with Artistic Milliners, DyStar and Saitex

TELFAR Fall-Winter 2018 Collection by TELFAR

Vigilamus by Matty Bovan

Made by Rain by Aliki van der Kruijs

Horizon Infinity by Marisa and Marie Gnanaraj

Design Museum announces Beazley Designs of the Year nominees for 2018

Jean Nouvel's Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum in the UAE. Louvre Abu Dhabi - Germination by Giuseppe Penone © Roland Halbe - Louvre Abu Dhabi - Architecte Jean Nouvel

Architecture

MycoTree by Sustainable Construction (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology) and Block Research Group (ETH Zürich)

Copenhagen Islands by Marshall Blecher and Magnus Maarbjerg

The Common Stove by Matali Crasset

SESC 24 de Maio by Paulo Mendes da Rocha and MMBB Arquitetos

Digua Community by Shu Zhou

Small is Meaningful by Design Trust Futures Studio

Jintai village reconstruction by Rural Urban Framework

Design Museum announces Beazley Designs of the Year nominees for 2018

Chaoyang Park Plaza by MAD. Image © Iwan Baan

Chaoyang Park Plaza by MAD

Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa by Heatherwick Studio

Louvre Abu Dhabi by Jean Nouvel

Qatar National Library by OMA

Gulshan Society Jame Mosque by Kashef Chowdhury/URBANA

Stone Matters by AAU Anastas/Scales and Laboratoire GSA

Design Museum announces Beazley Designs of the Year nominees for 2018

Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa by Heatherwick Studio. Image © Iwan Baan

Microlibrary at Taman Bima by SHAU Indonesia

Fuyang Cultural Complex by Amateur Architecture Studio

Ganga Maki Textile Studio by Bijoy Jain of Studio Mumbai

LEGO House by BIG

Lumen by Jenny Sabin Architects

Bío Bío Regional Theatre by Smiljan Radic, Eduardo Castillo and Gabriela Medrano

Design Museum announces Beazley Designs of the Year nominees for 2018

Franchise Freedom by Studio Drift

Digital

aibo ERS-1000 by Sony Corporation

Franchise Freedom by Studio Drift

Technology interfaces for Blade Runner 2049 by Territory Studio

Choose Love shop by Help Refugees in partnership with Glimpse

Bad News by Gusmanson and DROG

Gucci Spring Summer 2018 campaign: #GucciHallucination by Ignasi Monreal (artwork), Alessandro Michele (creative direction) and Christopher Simmonds (art direction)

Verificado19s by Anonymous Collective

Counter Investigations: Forensic Architecture exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London by Forensic Architecture

Space Debris – A Journey to Earth by European Space Agency with ID&SENSE and ONiRiXEL

Design Museum announces Beazley Designs of the Year nominees for 2018

Oto Nové Swiss by Studio Feixen

Graphics

Mushpit #10 by Mushpit with Richard Turley

Netherlands Women’s National Football Team crest by Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam for Nike

Migrant Journal by Offshore Studio (art direction) and Justinien Tribillon (editor)

Aravrit by Liron Lavi Turkenich

Visual identity for the Czech Railway Infrastructure Association by Studio Marvil

Hoarding for the Apple Store Taipei 101 by Yang Shiyi

Oto Nové Swiss by Studio Feixen

Trash Isles by Plastic Oceans Foundation with LADbible

Plastic-free aisle by A Plastic Planet and Made Thought for Ekoplaza

Save Our Species T-shirt by Lacoste with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Design Museum announces Beazley Designs of the Year nominees for 2018

Bleached by Erez Nevi Pana

Product

Algae Lab by Studio Klarenbeek & Dros at Atelier Luma

Totomoxtle by Fernando Laposse

Self-healing e-skin by Jianliang Xiao, Wei Zhang, Zhanan Zou and Chengpu Zhu

Glowing Plants by Seonyeong Kwak and Michael Strano, Strano Research Group, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Bleached by Erez Nevi Pana

Paperfuge by Prakash Lab

Nest ceramic heaters by Estudio äCo

Design Museum announces Beazley Designs of the Year nominees for 2018

Unhomely by Chris Schanck

Quicksee by PlenOptika

SurgiBox by Debbie Teodorescu, Mike Teodorescu, Stephen Okajima and Team SurgiBox

Ori Studio Collection by Ori with fuseproject

Medal design for PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics by Sukwoo Lee at SWNA

Pretziada by Ivano Atzori and Kyre Chenven

You & I rug collection by Nada Debs and FBMI

Design Museum announces Beazley Designs of the Year nominees for 2018

Excavation: Evicted by Paul Cocksedge, supported by Friedman Benda and Beatrice Trussardi

Excavation: Evicted by Paul Cocksedge, supported by Friedman Benda and Beatrice Trussardi

Unhomely by Chris Schanck

Nintendo Labo by Nintendo

New £1 coin by Royal Mint and David Pearce

Tetra countertop dishwasher by Heatworks and frog

Ceramic Tap Water Carafe by Lotte de Raadt

Design Museum announces Beazley Designs of the Year nominees for 2018

Jellyfish Vase by Nendo

JUST Water by Drew FitzGerald, Kara Rubin, Madwell and Tetra Pak

Ore Streams by Studio Formafantasma

Trashpresso by Miniwiz

Design Museum announces Beazley Designs of the Year nominees for 2018

Metamorphism by Shahar Livne

Metamorphism by Shahar Livne

Caskia/Growing a MarsBoot by Liz Ciokajlo (OurOwnSkin) with Maurizio Montalti (Officina Corpuscoli)

Arrangements by Michael Anastassiades for Flos

JINS Design Project #01: New Normal by JINS and Jasper Morrison

Re-engineered Brown Betty Teapot by Ian McIntyre

ENEA walking stick by Shiro Studio with Arup UK and MHOX

Fenty Beauty by Rihanna

Design Museum announces Beazley Designs of the Year nominees for 2018

Virgin Hyperloop One by Hyperloop One

Transport

City Brain by City Brain Open Research (Wang Jian, Xue Guirong, Li Zhengui and Wang Min)

Virgin Hyperloop One by Hyperloop One

Kalk electric motorbike by CAKE

Falcon Heavy by SpaceX

Mobike Lite by Naoto Fukasawa for Mobike

Top image: Copenhagen Islands by Marshall Blecher and Magnus Maarbjerg

All images courtesy of Design Museum, unless otherwise stated.

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