FEATURES A one-of-a-kind snapshot of the most exciting things happening in design today. A definitive record of the year in design, contextualised by a ‘Year in Review’ which surveys how design is tackling today’s most pressing issues, from gender discrimination to space exploration. Featuring written contributions from over 50 leading voices in design, including architectural photographer Iwan Baan, art curator Hans Ulrich Obrist and design critic Oliver Wainwright. The nominations span the fields of architecture, product, fashion, digital, transport and graphic design. Beautifully designed by celebrated graphic designer John Morgan – the first title in a redesigned series of colourful and collectible books.
Beazley Designs of the Year 2018 Edited by Aric Chen Aric Chen is Lead Curator for Design and Architecture at M+
September 2018 DM April 2019 worldwide 176 x 116mm 240pp 144 colour illustrations Softcover | Worldwide rights £12.95 | $19.95 978-1-872005-41-6 20 | BACKLIST
Now in its eleventh year, the Design Museum’s Beazley Designs of the Year showcases the best in design from the past year. From the iconic buildings of the future to the most innovative products that are changing how we live today, the year’s most important designs from across the world are featured in this collectible volume. Nominated by an international group of design experts, past Designs of the Year winners have included Shepard Fairey, Barber & Osgerby, Zaha Hadid and David Adjaye. 85 nominees are featured in this book, including SpaceX, OMA, Gucci, Rihanna, Erdem, Nike, Jasper Morrison, Burberry, Thomas Heatherwick, nendo and Naoto Fukasawa.