Design Museum names Designs of the Year

Monument Valley, by Ustwo
Monument Valley, by Ustwo

Google’s self-driving car and Ustwo’s Monument Valley Game are among projects battling it out for the Design Museum’s 2015 Designs of the Year Award.

A total of 76 designs have been nominated this year, across categories including Fashion, Graphics, Digital and Architecture.

Also on the longlist are Asif Khan’s Megafaces Pavilion for the Sochi Olympics, Metric Design and Snøhetta’s proposals for the redesign of Norway’s banknotes and Paul Cocksedge Studio’s Double O bicycle light.

The category winners will be announced on 4 May, and the overall winner on 4 June. An exhibition of the longlisted projects will run at the Design Museum from 25 March-23 August.

Last year’s Designs of the Year winner was Zaha Hadid’s Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, Azerbaijan.

This year’s full longlist is:

Architecture

Philharmonic Hall, Szczecin, Poland, by Barozzi Veiga
Philharmonic Hall, Szczecin, Poland, by Barozzi Veiga

ARENA DO MORRO
 Natal, Brazil
 Designed by Herzog & de Meuron

BEIJING NO.4 HIGH SCHOOL FANGSHAN CAMPUS
 Beijing, China
 Designed by OPEN Architecture

DESERT COURTYARD HOUSE
 Scottsdale, Arizona, USA 
Designed by Wendell Burnette Architects

FORFATTERHUSET KINDERGARTEN
 Copenhagen, Denmark 
Designed by COBE
.

FONDATION LOUIS VUITTON
 Paris, France
 Designed by Frank Gehry and Gehry Partners

HOUSE FOR TREES
 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 
Designed by Vo Trong Nghia Architects

LA ÚLTIMA ESPERANZA – THE LAST HOPE 
Manabi, Ecuador
 Designed by AL BORDE

LONG MUSEUM WEST BUND
 Shanghai, China 
Designed by Atelier Deshaus

MARKTHAL ROTTERDAM
 Rotterdam, the Netherlands Designed by MVRDV
,

ONE CENTRAL PARK
 Sydney, Australia 
Designed by Ateliers Jean Nouvel

PHILHARMONIC HALL SZCZECIN
 Szczecin, Poland
 Designed by Barozzi / Veiga

SANCAKLAR MOSQUE 
Istanbul, Turkey
 Designed by Emre Arolat Architects

SAW SWEE HOCK STUDENT CENTRE, LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS 
London, UK
 Designed by O’Donnell + Tuomey

UC INNOVATION CENTER – ANACLETO ANGELINI
 Santiago, Chile
 Designed by ELEMENTAL

WATERBANK CAMPUS AT ENDANA SECONDARY SCHOOL 
Laikipia, Kenya
 Designed by PITCHAfrica

Digital

Megafaces, by Asif Khan
Megafaces, by Asif Khan

DISCLOSED
 Designed by Marion Ferrec at the Royal College of Art, in collaboration with Kate Wakely

MEGAFACES 
Designed by Asif Khan

MONUMENT VALLEY
 Designed by ustwogames

NO MAN’S SKY 
Designed by Sean Murray

OF INSTRUMENTS AND ARCHETYPES
 Designed by Claire Warnier + Dries Verbruggen, Unfold (concept, design & hardware), Penny Webb (design & prototyping), Jesse Kirschner (concept & software)

RESPONSIVE STREET FURNITURE
 Designed by Ross Atkin (Conceptual design and digital system development), Jonathan Scott (Physical design and engineering

SHADOWING
 Designed by Jonathan Chomko, Matthew Rosier

THE OCEAN CLEANUP 
Designed by Boyan Slat (CEO and founder), Jan de Sonneville PhD (Lead engineer), Erwin Zwart (Designer)

THE WALLS HAVE EYES
 Designed by Libby Miller, Jasmine Cox, Andrew Nicolaou (BBC Research and Development)

Fashion

Satu Maaranen Collection. Photo by Osma Harvilahti
Satu Maaranen Collection. Photo by Osma Harvilahti

ARCHIVIST
 Designed by Jane Howard (fashion director, co-founder), Michael Harrison (art director, co-founder), Dal Chodha (editor), Axel Hoedt (photography), Judith Clarke (contributor)

BACK SS15 COLLECTION
 Designed by Ann-Sofie Back

FAUSTO PUGLISI 2014/15 FALL WINTER COLLECTION Designed by Fausto Puglisi

J.W. ANDERSON SS15 WOMEN’S CATWALK SHOW
 Designed by Jonathan Anderson with collection stylist Benjamin Bruno and milliner Noel Stewart for J.W. Anderson

RAF SIMONS / STERLING RUBY AUTUMN-WINTER 2014/15
 Designed by Raf Simons (Designer) and Sterling Ruby (Artist)

RODARTE AW14
 Designed by Kate and Laura Mulleavy

SATU MAARANEN / COLLECTION SS 2015 GEOMETRY OF FUTUFOLK Designed by Satu Maaranen

THOMAS TAIT AW13/14
 Designed by Thomas Tait

Graphics

Inglorious Fruits and Vegetables, designed by Marcel for Intermarché
Inglorious Fruits and Vegetables, designed by Marcel for Intermarché

100 YEARS OF SWISS GRAPHIC DESIGN 
Designed by Christian Brändle, Karin Gimmi, Barbara Junod, Christina Reble, Bettina Richter (editors), NORM/Dimitri Bruni, Manuel Krebs, Teo Schifferli, Ludovic Varone (design), Martina Mullis (production), Lars Müller (publisher)

DESIGNING FOR THE SIXTH EXTINCTION
 Designed by Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg

FRANCHISE ANIMATED
 Designed by Jeroen Krielaars (Initiator and participating artist), Derek Weathersby (Type designer), Clark Rhee + Wesley Slover (Music and sound design)

GLASGOW INTERNATIONAL 
Designed by Kellenberger–White

INGLORIOUS FRUITS & VEGETABLES 
Designed by Marcel for Intermarché

JURRIAAN SCHROFER (1926-1990) 
Designed by Jaap van Triest and Karel Martens (design), Frederike Huygen (author), Astrid Vorstermans, Valiz (publishers)

KENZOPEDIA 
Designed by Toni Halonen for Kenzo Paris

MIT MEDIA LAB IDENTITY 
Designed by Pentagram

MODERN DESIGN REVIEW ISSUE 1
 Designed by Graphic Thought Facility, Editor Laura Houseley

NO.5 CULTURE CHANEL
 Designed by Irma Boom

PROPOSALS FOR BANKNOTE DESIGNS FOR THE CENTRAL BANK OF NORWAY
 Designed by Metric Design and Snøhetta Design

RIPOSTE MAGAZINE
 Designed by Danielle Pender (Founder & Editor), Shaz Madani (Creative Director)

THE WAY OF THE SHOVEL: ART AS ARCHAEOLOGY SCRATCH-OFF CAMPAIGN
 Designed by Romain André and Michael Savona

WIRED CUSTOM TYPEFACE
 Designed by Sawdust (Typeface design) and Andrew Diprose (Art direction)

Product

Double O, by Paul Cocksedge Studio

10 100 1000 (TENHUNDREDTHOUSAND)
 Designed by La Metropolitana (Project Management + Conceptualization), Francisco Torres (Conceptualization), Luis David Arredondo (Project Development + Conceptualization)

AIR-PURIFYING BILLBOARD 
Designed by the University of Engineering and Technology of Peru

BLUE DIVERSION
 Designed by Eawag (The Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology) and EOOS

BRCK 
Designed by Erik Hersman, Reg Orton, Philip Walton

THE BRYDGEAIR
 Designed by Nicholas Smith (CEO) and Eddy Vromen (Technical Director)

CURRENT TABLE
 Designed by Marjan Van Aubel in collaboration with Solaronix

DIY GAMER KIT 
Designed by Technology Will Save Us

DOUBLE O
 Designed by Paul Cocksedge Studio

DRAGONFLY 
Designed by Odo Fioravanti

ENDGRAIN
 Designed by Yael Mer and Shay Alkalay

THE EXTRAPOLATION FACTORY
 Designed by Elliott P. Montgomery and Chris Woebken

FIELD EXPERIMENTS: INDONESIA
 Designed by Benjamin Harrison Bryant, Paul Marcus Fuog and Karim Charlebois-Zariffa (Field Experiments) with Ketut Maryone, Wayan Supiarta, Wayan Slamet, Ketut Arya, Bapak Tjok Agung, Ibu Antik, Made Suriyani, Nengah Budi Adnaya, Ni Wayan Ruminti, Kadek Wahyuni

‘GROW IT YOURSELF’ MUSHROOM® MATERIALS
 Designed by Eben Bayer (CEO), Gavin McIntyre (Chief Scientist), Gordon MacPherson (Project Manager), Danielle Trofe (Designer), Sam Harrington, Stephen Nock

HUMAN ORGANS-ON-CHIPS
 Designed by Donald Ingber and Dan Dongeun

KANO COMPUTER KIT
 Designed by Kano and Map

MAN MACHINE
 Designed by Konstantin Grcic for Galerie kreo

MIITO
 Designed by Nils Chudy, Jasmina Grase, Rebekka Mueller

MOOCALL SMS CALVING ALERT SENSOR 
Designed by Lyndsey Bryce, Christopher Murphy and Niall Austin

PROJECT DANIEL: 3D PRINTING LIMBS 
Designed by Mick Ebeling / Not Impossible

QARDIOARM
 Designed By Marco Peluso (Inventor), Rosario Iannella (Inventor), Clara Gaggero Westaway (Designer), Adrian Westaway (Designer), Duncan Fitzsimons (Designer)

SABI SPACE 
Designed by MAP Project Office

STRAP CHAIR
 Designed by Scholten & Baijings

SWITCH LIGHT
 Designed by Joel Hoff

Transport

Google Self-Driving Car, photo by Gordon De Los Santos
Google Self-Driving Car, photo by Gordon De Los Santos

DAINESE D-AIR BAG STREET 
Designed by Vittorio Cafaggi

GOOGLE SELF-DRIVING-CAR 
Designed by YooJung Ahn (Lead Industrial Designer), Jared Gross (Industrial Designer), Philipp Haban (Industrial Designer)

I8
 Designed by Adrian van Hooydonk

LOOPWHEELS 
Designed by Sam Pearce for Jelly Products

MODEL S 
Designed by Franz von Holzhausen / Tesla Motors

YAMAHA MOTOR COMPANY MOTIV.e CITY CAR
 Designed by Masato Suzuki (Yamaha Motor Company) and Gordon Murray Design Limited

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