Beazley Designs of the Year Exhibition and Awards

Criteria for nomination

Each project selected for Beazley Designs of the Year is:

  • Design launched or designed in the period April 2016 to April 2017

  • Design that promotes or delivers change
    (from using new materials or processes to enabling new ways of living).

  • Design that captures the spirit of the time
    (from designs such as the London 2012 Olympic Torch, to a garment that embodies a current trend).

  • Design that enables access
    (from a website with excellent user experience to design that will improve lives).

  • Projects that have extended design practice
    (examples of best practice, works that seem to ‘stand out’ or signal the future for design).

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Beazley Designs of the Year

This exhibition and awards showcases some of the most original and exciting products, concepts and designers in the world today from Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Graphics, Product and Transport