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Design of the Year 2012 Announced in London

Design Museum Design of the Year Awards

Last night, the Design Museum’s Design Award for Design of the Year was announced at an awards ceremony in London. The winner of this year’s Design of the Year went to British studio Barber Osgerby for their design of the London 2012 Olympic Torch.

Design Museum Design of the Year Awards

Winning designs were also announced by category:

Architecture Award
London 2012 Velodrome, UK
Hopkins Architects

Digital Award
Microsoft Kinect for Xbox 360 and Kinect SDK
Microsoft Games

Fashion Award
132 5. ISSEY MIYAKE
Issey Miyake Design Studio Tokyo, Japan

Furniture Award
1.3 Chair
Kihyun Kim

Graphics Award
Nokia Pure
Dalton Maag

Product Award
London 2012 Olympic Torch
Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby
Commissioned by the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG)

Transport Award
Redesign for the Emergency Ambulance
Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design and Vehicle Design Department Royal College of Art

All of these designs are showcased at the Design Museum in London until 4 July, so check them out before they go away!

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Design Museum
28 Shad Thames
London SE1 2YD
Open daily 10am – 5:45pm

Design Museum Design of the Year Awards

Design Museum Design of the Year Awards

Design Museum Design of the Year Awards

Design Museum Design of the Year Awards

Photos provided by the Design Museum, used with permission
Photo Credit: Luke Hayes

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