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Designs of the Year

The Design Museum, London, announces this year’s winners.

Designs of the Year

The Design Museum, London, announces this year’s winners.



BY

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’.

The winners:

• Digital & OVERALL WINNER: GOV.UK WEBSITE – Designed by Government Digital Service

Designs of the Year

• Architecture: TOUR BOIS-LE-PRÊTRE, PARIS – Designed by Frédéric Druot, Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal

Designs of the Year

Designs of the Year

• Fashion: DIANA VREELAND: THE EYE HAS TO TRAVEL – Directed by Lisa Immordino Vreeland

Designs of the Year

• Furniture: MEDICI CHAIR – Designed by Konstantin Grcic for Mattiazzi

Designs of the Year

• Graphics: VENICE ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE IDENTITY – Designed by John Morgan Studio

Designs of the Year

• Products: KIT YAMOYO – Designed by ColaLife and PI Global

Designs of the Year

Designs of the Year

• Transport: MORPH FOLDING WHEEL – Designed by Vitamins for Maddak Inc.

Designs of the Year

The winning entries, along with all the shortlisted designs are on show at the Design Museum until 7 July.


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