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Beazley Designs of the Year reveals winners

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Counter Investigations: Forensic Architecture, an exhibition in which evidence and materials associated with state crimes and miscarriages of justice are represented as 3D reconstructions...

The exhibition is the creation of London-based independent research agency Forensic Architecture, which gathers digital recordings, satellite imaging and remote sensing technology to analyse the accounts of state authorities, and investigate potential human rights and legal abuses.  

 

First opened at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, in March 2018, Counter Investigations is also nominated for the 2018 Turner Prize.  

 

Now in its 11th year, Beazley Designs of the Year celebrates innovative and impactful products, concepts and designers by showcasing world-class design projects from the last 12 months. The Beazley Designs of the Year exhibition is at the Design Museum's home in Kensington, London, until 6th January 2019.  

 

The winners of the six categories are as follows:  

 

Architecture
Zeitz MOCAA - Heatherwick Studio  

 

Digital (and overall winner) 
The exhibition, 'Counter Investigations: Forensic Architecture', at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London - Forensic Architecture  

 

Graphics 
Trash Isles for LADbible and Plastic Oceans Foundation - AMVBBDO  

 

Product
Paperfuge - Prakash Lab  

 

Transport 
Falcon Heavy - SpaceX  

 

Fashion 
Costumes for The Royal Ballet production of Corybantic Games by Christopher Wheeldon - Erdem Moralıoğlu    

 

For more information see Beazley Designs of the Year from the Design Museum.