2015 Design of the Year winners announced in London

Design of the Year 2015 Graphics Marcel Intermarche 3

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:


ARCHITECTURE
Winner: UC Innovation Center by Chilean architectural practice Elemental.

Design of the Year 2015 Architecture elemental

 


DIGITAL
Winner: The Ocean Cleanup, a visionary project aimed to reduce oceanic plastic pollution, by Erwin Zwart with Boyan Slat and Jan De Sonneville.

Design of the Year 2015 Digital Ocean Clean-up

 


FASHION
Winner: Thomas Tait AW 13/14 by London-based designer Thomas Tait.

Design of the Year 2015 Fashion Thomas Tait

 


GRAPHICS
Winner: Inglorious Food and Vegetables by Marcel for Intermarché, designed for a successful campaign against food waste.

Design of the Year 2015 Graphics Marcel Intermarche

 


PRODUCT
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.

Design of the Year 2015 Product Human Organs Chip

 


TRANSPORT
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.

Design of the Year 2015 Transport Google Car 


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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