African American Designs of the Year 2018 Winners Award
As a specialist designer all are placed to understand the value of good design. Beazley Designs of the year brings the best example for the best design. The world six categories: Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Graphics, Product & Transport. The nomination has again captured the spirit of the moment & to be sure to continue the inspire & resonance for more years to come.
Architecture: Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C.
The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington that has been revealed the Design Museum’s Beazley Design of the Year 2018.
Adjaye Associates, The Freelon Group, Davis Brody Bond & Smith GroupJJR designed the museum. It was inaugurated by Barack Obama in September 2016 and symbolizes widely the history of the African American contribution to the nations’ history & identity.
Digital: Rapid Liquid Printing (RPL)
Rapid Liquid Printing named by the Digital category. It can draw in 3D space within a gel suspension. It enables the creation of large-scale, customized products made of real-world material. 3D printing is a slow compared to conventional process. RPL address this limitation. But they also announced that it is incredibly fast, is designed for longer scale products & uses real world, industrial grade material.
Fashion & People’s Choice Winner: Nike Pro Hijab
Nike Pro Hijab is the winner of this category. It’s designed by Rachel Henry, Baron Brandt, Megan Saalfeld & Brogan Terrell. For the team of athletes Nike company works. Hijab is the wear of Muslim women; Nike prepares it for the athletes. It is inspired by Sarah attar’s who win for Saudi Arabia in 2012.
Graphics: Fractured Lands
Fractured Lands is awarded by Graphics category. Jake Silverstined, Editor-in-chief, Gail Bachler, Design Director & Matt Willey, Art Director for The New York Times Magazine. 18 months of reporting the product are the story of the catastrophe, fractured the Arab world since the invasion.
AIR-INK is the first commercially available ink which is made from air pollution and Product category winner. The clean-tech company has made this impossible but useful ink and become a success to recycle air pollution emissions into advanced ink.
The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology has made this incredible mobility device to help the disabled people to move swiftly and reach the destination independently. Its designers are Naomi Stieger, Thomas Gemperle, Stella Mühlhaus, Pascal Buholzer, Adrien Weber, Bernhard Winter. Using this device from now on disabled persons can stair up and down smoothly. Also, it allows to raise the chair up thus they can interact with others looking at their eyes.