The Design Museum, London, announces this year’s winners.
17 April, 2013
The overall winning work for 2013 goes to a new British government website, which promises to revolutionise governmental online communications by bringing together different government websites into one single site. Other category winners include the renovation and re-imagining of a faded 1960’s tower block in Paris, a landmark documentary on fashion icon Diana Vreeland, a unique folding wheel that can be applied to bicycles and wheelchairs, and a chair constructed using the latest computer technology.
“Designs of the Year is the Design Museum’s authoritative review of the most innovative, forward-thinking and culturally relevant projects from the past 12 months. The works selected demonstrate the many ways in which design can transform our physical and cultural landscape,” explains Pete Collard, the curator of Design Museum’s ’Designs of the Year’.
• Digital & OVERALL WINNER: GOV.UK WEBSITE – Designed by Government Digital Service
• Architecture: TOUR BOIS-LE-PRÊTRE, PARIS – Designed by Frédéric Druot, Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal
• Fashion: DIANA VREELAND: THE EYE HAS TO TRAVEL – Directed by Lisa Immordino Vreeland
• Furniture: MEDICI CHAIR – Designed by Konstantin Grcic for Mattiazzi
• Graphics: VENICE ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE IDENTITY – Designed by John Morgan Studio
• Products: KIT YAMOYO – Designed by ColaLife and PI Global
• Transport: MORPH FOLDING WHEEL – Designed by Vitamins for Maddak Inc.
The winning entries, along with all the shortlisted designs are on show at the Design Museum until 7 July.
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