Designs of our Time – 10 Years of Designs of the Year catalogues every nominee from the past decade. It contains a total of 840 projects, from big winners like the London 2012 Olympic Torch and the Plumen light bulb, to important projects that narrowly missed out, like the iPhone.
According to the Design Museum, the book presents a “historic and future look at the development of the world through design”.
Designs of the Year was first launched in 2008, to showcase each year’s most important and innovative design projects from around the world.
Now known as the Beazley Designs of the Year, the programme celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2017.
The awards look at projects in six categories: architecture, digital, fashion, graphics, product and transport. Each year, a jury chooses a winner from each category, as well an overall winner of the title Design of the Year.
These projects, as well as those from previous editions of the awards, are each given a single page in the book. Each project is accompanied by the name of the designer and the person who nominated the project for the awards.
Other highlights include the Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding dress, designed by Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen, and Google’s self-driving car.
Dezeen is media partner for Beazley Designs of the Year 2017. An exhibition of all this year’s nominees is currently open at the Design Museum in London, continuing until 18 February 2018. The winner of Design of Year 2017 is set to be announced on 25 January 2018.
Five winners will each win a copy of Designs of our Time. The book is also available to buy from the Design Museum shop for £25, or can be purchased online.
Competition closes 2 February 2018. Five winners will be selected at random and notified by email, and their names will be published at the top of this page.
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