2015 Design of the Year winners announced in London
The Design Museum in London has just announced the winners of the 8th edition of the Design of the Year award.
The jury of the 2015 edition of the award was composed by Hilary Alexander – former Fashion Director of The Daily Telegraph, Alexis Georgacopoulos -director of ECAL-Lausanne; Farshid Moussavi – principal of Farshid Moussavi Architecture; Richard Woolley – Studio Director for Design Research at Jaguar Land Rover, and chaired by celebrated sculptor Anish Kapoor.
76 projects were nominated for the award under 6 categories: Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Graphics, Product, and Transport. The 6 category winners are:
Winner: UC Innovation Center by Chilean architectural practice Elemental.
Winner: The Ocean Cleanup, a visionary project aimed to reduce oceanic plastic pollution, by Erwin Zwart with Boyan Slat and Jan De Sonneville.
Winner: Thomas Tait AW 13/14 by London-based designer Thomas Tait.
Winner: Inglorious Food and Vegetables by Marcel for Intermarché, designed for a successful campaign against food waste.
Winner: Human Organs on Chip by Donald Ingber and Dan Dongeun Huh, from the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University. An innovative project combining microfabrication techniques with modern tissue engineering.
Winner: Google self-driving car by Joojung Ahn, Jared Gross and Philipp Haban. Google‘s prototype and technology demonstrator for a car that drives itself.
The 2015 Design of the Year exhibition is running at the Design Museum in London from 25 March, 2015 to 31 March, 2016.
More info at: https://designmuseum.org/exhibitions/designs-of-the-year-2015
Images courtesy of Design Museum London
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