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Whorl Console, by Neal Aronowitz

Dezeen Awards 2018 design longlist announced

A table made from flexible concrete cloth, a garment that could allow humans to breathe underwater and tableware made from food waste are among 171 design projects that made the longlist for the inaugural Dezeen Awards.

There were more than 3,500 entries for the first edition of our new awards programme, across architecture, interiors and design.

Jun Kamei designs amphibious garment to give humans gills
Amphibio by Jun Kamei

The design longlist features industry-leading names such as Nendo, Barber and Osgerby, Marc Newson and Patricia Urquiola. It also includes leading brands like Google and IKEA, plus rising talents such as Normal Studio, Tom Fereday and Envisions.

Other highlights from the list include a wax chair pockmarked by melting balls of resinclothes that grow as a child does, a UV sensor that tracks sun exposure and a reusable tampon applicator.

Graduate Ryan Mario Yasin designs clothes that grow with your child, called Petit Pli
Clothes that grow with your child by Petit Pli

The list will now be judged by a panel of designers and industry figures, including Benjamin Hubert, Paul Priestman and Mette Hay. The shortlist selected by the judges will be announced in August, while the winners will be revealed in a ceremony in London in November.

The winners of each category will also compete to be named design project of the year – one of nine Ultimate Design Awards, a top tier of accolades that will honour the most outstanding design talent of the year.

The architecture and interiors longlists have now also been announced.

Read on to find see the design longlist in full:

Drought chair by we+
Drought by we+

Furniture design

OVO Furniture range by Foster + Partners
Ori Studio Collection by Fuseproject
Friction table by Heatherwick Studio
Newson Aluminium Chair by Marc Newson for Knoll
› Industriell armchair by IKEA
Symbiotic Objects by Xiang Guan
Humo by EWE Studio
ARV Chair by Studio David Thulstrup for Brdr Krüger
› F Side Table by BUZAO
N01 by Nendo for Fritz Hansen
› Flip Chair by Jair Straschnow
Kiik by Iwasaki Design Studio for Arper
› SERIES 001 Collection by Bento Box
Kumo Modular Sofa by Anderssen & Voll for Hem
Drought by we+
› Grid Space Dividers by David Derksen Design
Mutual by Kusheda Mensah
Since the World is Round collection by Lara Bohinc
› VON by Hlynur V Atlason for Ercol
La Isla by Note Design Studio
› Shitake collection by Studio Jean-Marc Gady
› The Cabin Lounges by GibsonKarlo
› Laakso by Saku Sysiö
› BaBa and BaBaBa by Iskos-Berlin
Whorl Console by Neal Aronowitz
› Ballot Chair by Barber & Osgerby
Axyl by Benjamin Hubert of Layer for Allermuir
› Pipe Collection by Phan Thao Dang

Mayice Studio creates sculptural lamp from curving glass tube
Filamento by Mayice Studio

Lighting design

Whithervanes by Rootoftwo
› Medusa Bloom lighting installation by Ochre
Foundation exhibition by Formafantasma
Orion by Lee Broom
Offline Lamp by Klemens Schillinger
Acrobat by Porcelain Bear
Windvogel by Daan Roosegaarde
Water Based Light by Knauf and Brown
Reflection Room by Flynn Talbot
› Bacteria - In a New Light by Jan Klingler
› The Melting Lamps by Tarek Elkassouf
Voronoi Range by Tala
› Bridge Theatre Lights by Haworth Tompkins
› Helmi by Cameron Design House
› Vesanto by Cameron Design House
› Scent Constellation by Jason Bruges Studio
Typography by Studio Truly Truly for Rakumba
› Chrona Series by Graypants
› Knit-Wit by Iskos-Berlin
Filamento by Mayice Studio
› Superlight by Pablo Pardo
› Kepler by Innermost
Mila by Matthew McCormick
› VARY by Florian Freihöfer

The Anima collection by Kosuke Araki

Homeware design

The Frame by Fuseproject
The Anima collection by Kosuke Araki
Wood in process by Envisions and Finsa
› Forma by Alessi
The Siman collection by Gian Paolo Venier
› Arcade wallpaper by Elisa Ossino for Texturae
› Basalt mirrors by Thorunn Hannesdottir
› Element No.2 Hook Shelf by Maria Kivijärvi
ZandGlas by AtelierNL
› Kast Canvas by Kast Concrete Basins
Studio Roso mirror by Studio Roso for Fritz Hansen
› The Super Fake collection by Bethan Laura Wood for CC-Tapis
Furnishing Utopia 3.0: Hands to Work by Furnishing Utopia
Monolith Series by Bravo!
Plastic Blowing Project by Kodai Iwamoto
› SONAR by Patricia Urquiola for Laufen
› Terrazzo Alhambra by Álvaro Catalán de Ocón
Mimic Mirror by Normal Studio for Muuto
› Ignorance is Bliss by Agne Kucerenkaite
› Coffee pot by Bumki Song
Alfil-Mortar and Pestle by Tu Taller Design

Inside Shapes by Form Us With Love for Shaw Contract

Workplace design

› Cosm Chairs by Studio 7.5 for Herman Miller
› ETO Desk by Tom Fereday
› Kyoto by Note Design Studio
› Room One by ROOM
Live OS by Fuseproject
› Divy and Hush Clad by 3form
Cobalt indoor security robot by Fuseproject
› Abbondio by Bannach
Lucy sofa by Lucy Kurrein for Offecct
› Ollo by Glen Oliver Loew for Knoll
Inside Shapes by Form Us With Love for Shaw Contract
Run by Industrial Facility
Lino by Industrial Facility
Work Series by Another Country
› Plus table by Studio Stockholm Arkitektur
› Agora by Form Us With Love for MDD
› Landing Space by Kornpetch Chotipatoomwan
› Ischia by PearsonLloyd for Tacchini
› Key Desk by Poppin
› Edge by Modus Furniture
› Limbus GreenFrame by Johan Kauppi
› Ophelis Sum by Till Grosch
Pacific Chair by Barber and Osgerby
› Corner Office by Pablo Pardo
› ThinkingQuietly by Jones & Partners for ThinkingWorks

UV Sense by Fuseproject

Wearable design

UV Sense by Fuseproject
Dreem by Fuseproject
› SoundShirt by CuteCircuit
Aura Powered Suit by Fuseproject
› Fassamano by Cristiana Vannini
Amphibio by Jun Kamei
› TID No.3 watch by Petrus Palmér and Form Us With Love
› KYT by Bridget Scanlan & JP Twaalfhoven
› Standardisation by Ching-Hui Yang
› Protective clothing E-mobility by Bastian Müller
Clothes that grow with your child by Petit Pli
Cloud Edge trainers by On
› Instinct by Ulysse Martel
› Sensile Medical Design Language by Team Consulting
A Question of Context by QWSTION and ÉCAL
› Wemo by Kenma
Google Pixel Buds by Google
› Closca bottle by Closca Design

Joto by Those

Digital design

› Live OS by Fuseproject
The Frame by Fuseproject
Cobalt Indoor Security Robot by Fuseproject
ElliQ by Fuseproject 
› Kano Computer Kit Complete by Map Project Office
Suzy Snooze by Map Project Office 
SNOO Smart Sleeper by Fuseproject
Ori Studio Collection by Fuseproject 
Loewe bild x by Bodo Sperlein
› Lightform LF1 by Lightform
› Cinemood Portable Movie Theater by Yaroslav Rassadin
Nolii by Benjamin Hubert of Layer for Nolii
HOLY by Panter & Tourron
› Kandao Obsidian 3D 360-degree VR Camera by JU&KE creative design
Scribit by Carlo Ratti
› Digital Ornithology by Jason Bruges Studio
› Joto by Those
› Digital Blink Box for Stephen Hawking by Intel
› Dolby HQ Gallery by Volvox Labs
› L16 by Bould Design
› Temi - The Personal Robot by Guy Zilbershtein, Yaron Hirsch, Eran Vendriger and Gil Burstein
Google Home Max,by Google
Google Home Mini by Google
Daydream View by Google
› Google Pixelbook and Pen by Google
› Google Pixel 2 by Google
Blend Into Space Pesi Design Studio

Complements, Universal Favourite

Leisure design

› Newton Espresso by Aladen Studio
› Olympia by Candice Joyce Blanc and Ulysse Martel
Complements by Universal Favourite
› D Reusable Tampon Applicator and Organic Tampons by DAME
› Hip by Karim Rashid
› Vibrator by Anna Maresova Designers

Lochness, Multi-Shape Bike Lock by Palomar

Transport design

› Utopia IV by Rossinavi
› Range Rover Velar by Land Rover
› VeloMed by Gwen Gage
Beeline Bicycle Compass by Map Project Office
› Lochness, Multi-Shape Bike Lock by Palomar
› OKO E-Low by KiBiSi for Biomega
› The Bridge in Rinkeby by &Rundquist
› Pocket Rocket by Manuel Messmer
› A350 Economy Cabin by PearsonLloyd for Lufthansa
› Dreamliner Tableware by Caon Studio for Qantas Airways
› Dreamliner Premium Economy Seat by Caon Studio for Qantas Airways
› The Kallhäll Train Station by &Rundquist
› BMW Xplore by Sebastian Gier
› Pressed Bike by Leaos
› AMS E-Low by KiBiSi for Biomega
Hummingbird Bike by Petre Craciun
› Tower of Power by Göbl Architektur
› Prologue Works by Design Cycle Associates
› Super Hero by Cycloc
› Raven Kick scooter by Citybirds
› Goodordering Bags for Bikes by Jacqui Ma
› SoelCat 12 Solar Electric Catamaran by Soel Yachts