Art & Design: Designs of the Year 2012 nominations announced

The Design Museum in London has revealed its shortlist for the Designs of the Year 2012 award.

Designs of the Year showcases the most innovative and forward-thinking designs that span categories including product, transport, furniture, fashion, digital design and architecture.  Nearly 90 designs will be on display in an exhibition at the museum from February 8th until early summer – from this judges will select the best entries from each category, announcing the award winners and an overall winner at the Awards event on April 24th.

Nominees include Folly for a Flyover by Assemble CIC, the Olympic 2012 Velodrome by Hopkins Architects, the Guangzhou Opera House by Zaha Hadid, Beck’s Green Box project, the Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibition at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, Botanica by Formafantasma, the Homeplus Virtual Subway store by Tesco and the Late Night Chameleon Café in East London, to name but a handful – pioneering design that we have featured on Stylesight extensively throughout the past year.

We look forward to hearing the winners as they are announced.  For more details check out the the Design Museum’s blog. – Samantha Fox

Images courtesy of Dezeen.

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