Dezeen Awards 2019 design longlist includes a swarm of drones programmed to mimic a flock of birds 

Dezeen Awards 2019 design longlist announced

Lamps decorated with bacteria cultures, a swarm of drones programmed to mimic a flock of birds and the world's first modular hearing aid are among 261 design projects that made the 2019 longlist for Dezeen Awards.

We attracted over 4,500 entries from 87 different countries for the second edition of our awards programme, which celebrates the best new architecture, interiors and design in the world.

Dezeen Awards 2019 design longlist: The Gourd Project by Crème
The Gourd Project by Crème is one of 26 projects longlisted in the sustainable design category

The longlist for the design categories features some of the most respected names in the industry including Barber & Osgerby, Patricia Urquiola and Karim Rashid, as well as emerging designers such as Studio Baku.

Dezeen Awards 2019 design longlist: The Coral: home algae farming by Rhode Island School of Design is longlisted for the sustainable design award
The Coral: home algae farming by Rhode Island School of Design is longlisted for the sustainable design award

Other highlights from the design longlist include a sustainable algae micro-farm for the home, a smart collar designed to protect athletes from concussion and a chair that can be endlessly recycled.

This year's design longlist also features biodegradable coffee cups made from gourds, a self-heating smart jacket and an "anti-digital" pop-up bistro that encourages you to put away your phone.

Dezeen Awards 2019 design longlist: Caffe Populaire by Lambert & Fils
Caffe Populaire by Lambert & Fils and DWA Design Studio is longlisted in the installation design category

The projects will now be judged by leading designers and industry figures, including Philippe Starck, Virgil Abloh, Li Edelkoort and Marc Newson, ahead of the shortlist announcement in September.

The winner of each category, which will be announced in October, will go on to compete for the title of design project of the year.

The architecture and interiors longlists were announced earlier in the week. The studio longlist, which name this year's top established and emerging architecture and design studios, will be published on Dezeen in the coming days.

See the full design longlist below:


Dezeen Awards 2019 design longlist: Luken furniture by Paola Calzada
Luken furniture by Paola Calzada, made from recycled plastic bottles, is one of 27 projects longlisted in the furniture design category

Furniture design

› Gate by Artem Zakharchenko-Halytskyi for Zakharchitects
› Brea by Barber & Osgerby for Dedon
› Exenta by Cenlitrosmetrocadrado
› Petra by Diego Vencato for Agape
› Agatha coffee table by Draga & Aurel
Sincretismo by EWE Studio
› Stilk side table by Form & Refine
De-dimension by Jongha Choi Studio
› The Extentable by Litooc International Limited
› Gongzheng table and bench system by Mario Tsai Studio
› Insert side table by Mario Tsai Studio for Ferm Living
› Louis table and bench by Mast Furniture
› Pegg Furniture by Michael Buick
› Twelve A.M. by Neri & Hu
› Jari table series by OEO Studio for Brdr. Krüger
Tense by Panter & Tourron
› Folk by PearsonLloyd
Luken furniture by Paola Calzada
› Confetti collection by Sarah Gibson & Nicholas Karlovasitis for DesignByThem
Maissi Bench by Studio Kaksikko for Skagerak Denmark
› Coexist Daybed by Slash Objects
› Stille by Standard Issue
Tripodal stool by Studio Adjective
Linear steel series by Thomas Bentzen for Muuto
Crawford collection by Tom Fereday Design
› Very Simple Kitchen by Very Simple Things
› Heap by we+

Dezeen Awards 2019 design longlist: T02 Soft Chair by Thomas Bentzen
T02 Soft Chair by Thomas Bentzen is one of 26 projects longlisted in the seating design category

Seating design

› Floridiana Webstr Stool by AMLgMATD
› Atlas by Espen Voll, Tore Borgersen and Michael Olofsso for Vestre
Dedon Tibbo armchair by Barber & Osgerby for Dedon
› 22.24 by Blockbau Design
› Node stool by Bronze Age Studio
Pipeline project by Christophe Machet
› Circus chair by EDITS
› Navy Wood chair by Emeco
Vela by Gilli Kuchik and Ran Amitai for Magis
› Aeris seating system by Grimshaw
› Kensington chair by Hayche
Fronda chair and stool by Industrial Facility for Mattiazzi
› Saddle chair by Jangir Maddadi Design Bureau
Rely protective public seating by Joe Doucet
› Seats by Josefin Zakrisson and Mira Bergh Edenborg
› Doradora by Klein Dytham Architecture
› Still Life chair by Marcel Sigel Studio
› Caulk chairs by Matthew Dasneves
› N.200 by Michael Anastassiades
Kin by PearsonLloyd
› T01 Cross Chair by PearsonLloyd for Takt
› Arholma chair by Skargaarden
› Uppsala University study halls seating by Sweco Architects
› T02 Soft Chair by Thomas Bentzen for Takt
› Zoid by Yves Ebnöther – Büro Industriedesign
› Renaissance by Zaridiz

Dezeen Awards 2019 design longlist
Magma by EWE Studio is one of the 27 products longlisted in the lighting design category

Lighting design

› Bellhop collection by Barber & Osgerby
› Casper Glow by Casper
Bit Light by Choi + Shine Architects
› Lass-Oh! by Deltalight
Polesano by Deltalight
› Parábola by Esrawe Studio
Magma by EWE Studio
› Curve by Front
› Bud by Innermost
Bacteria lamps by Jan Klingler
› Lightbody04 by Jörg Hugo
› Logos by Karim Rashid
› Ohm collection by Kauppi & Kauppi
› Ngalya/Together by Koskela
› OE Quasi Light by Louis Poulsen
› Halo Up by Mandalaki
Mazha lighting system by Mario Tsai Studio
› Filamento Verticale by Mayice
Beam lamp by Tom Chung for Muuto
› Turn by Nao Tamura
› Uma Mini by Pablo Designs
› Hemera by Ross Gardam
› Nebulae collection by Ross Gardam
Suki by Studio Baku
Franchise Freedom by Studio Drift
› Coffire pendant light by Studio Kae
› Parrot by Tobias Grau
› Zero Lamp by Uniqka

Dezeen Awards 2019 design longlist: Pebble Rug by Margrethe Odgaard for Muuto
Pebble Rug by Margrethe Odgaard for Muuto is one of 25 projects longlisted in the homeware design category

Homeware design

› Creases Candle Holders by Antipop
› SuperBee Wax Wraps by BeeConscious
› Razor Clam Eye by colectivoMEL
› Criss-Cross 3,2,1 collection by Faye Toogood for Teixidors
› The Piranha washbasin by Sella Concept for Huguet Mallorca
Pebble Rug by Margrethe Odgaard for Muuto
› Ludwig Mies van der Rohe range by Mies van der Rohe for Izé
› Noori by Noori 
› Backstitch by Raw Edges for GAN
› Eccentric showers by Rogerseller
› Cast iron skillets by Section_001
› Limen Teapot by Seitz
› Balance Mirror by Selek
› Ugao by Simon Morasi Piperčić
› Calcada Rug Series by Stephanie Seal Brown Handwovens
› Objects for Self by Studio Callum Campbell
› Slump vase by Studio Morison
› Ono | Ana by Studio Rainer Mutsch
› Labyrinth teapot by Tells Studio
› Frying Pan Jiu by Tent
› Maho Nabé by Tiger Corporation
› Ark basin by The Poured Project
› Jarra by Twelve Degrees
› CK01 by Veark
› Tidal by Workshop/APD x Warp & Weft

Dezeen Awards 2019 design longlist
BuzziBracks by Alain Gilles for BuzziSpace is longlisted in the workplace design category

Workplace design

BuzziBracks by Alain Gilles for BuzziSpace
› Outline Highback Work by Anderssen & Voll for Muuto
Soft Work by Barber & Osgerby
Bob Job sofa by Blå Station
HÅG Futu mesh chair by Flokk
› Atelier by Gensler for Fantoni
Plenum by Jaime Hayon for Fritz Hansen
› Theodore Bench Desk System by Liqui Group
› Apollo by Manerba
› Undecided by Manerba
› VWork by Modus Furniture
› Swing by Ben Hopkins for Pair
› Mix by Ben Hopkins by Pair
› Plato by Panache
› Temp by RELVAOKELLERMANN
› Saia by RELVAOKELLERMANN
› Room 2019 edition by Room
Atom by Simon Pengelly for Boss Design
› Rover Team Table by So Watt
› Desktop Forest by Studio Kosuke Araki and Akira Muraoka
› Sidekick Notebook by Tan Mavitan Studio
› Robotic Needle Felting by Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning
› TN desktop accessories and personal storage collection by Teknion
› AT, 187 range by Wikhahn

Dezeen Awards 2019 design longlist: Aweigh navigation system by Aweigh
Aweigh navigation system by Aweigh is one of 27 projects longlisted in the product design category

Product design

› Urban Office by Arpino
› Mobi/Sphygmomanometer by Atelier 360 for Spengler
Aweigh navigation system by Aweigh
› Rotofarm by Bace
Samsung Serif TV by Bouroullec brothers for Samsung
› Kodak Smile family of instant print digital cameras and printers by Branch Creative
Skydio R1 by Branch Creative
› Google Chromecast by Google
› Nest Thermostat E by Google
› Cube fire basket by Höfats
Huawei Mate X by Huawei
› Stand by Judy Kong
Harry Potter Kano coding kit by Kano
› Musy by Keri Lam
› Larq Bottle by Larq
› The New Classic by Marcel Wanders for Laufen
› Pom by Leadoff Studio
› Moby Chair by Mooki Mello
Angle Razor by Morrama
› Halo Sport 2 by Nonfiction
Mobike by Springtime Design
› Deuce by Tej Chauhan
› Omni Breeze Block by Tom Fereday Design
Stay Sixty Series II reusable bottle by Two Create Studio
Electrified S2 and X2 by VanMoof
› Bike+ Titanium by Vello
› Level™ smart glasses by VSP

Dezeen Awards 2019 design longlist: Halo smart collar by Aexos
Biomimetic Neck Collar by Luke Hale is one of 26 projects longlisted for the wearable design award

Wearable design

› 4D Concrete Watch Automatic by 22 Design Studio
Halo smart collar by Aexos
› SweetFoam™ by Allbirds
› Wool Runners by Allbirds
› Iridescence by Behnaz Farahi Studio
› Anatomy Bag by Byo Bags
ElectroDermis by Soft Machines Lab and Morphing Matter Lab at Carnegie Mellon University
› Hanging Wool Top by I-am-Chen
› Mot shoes by DCSG
Elvie breast pump by Elvie
› Volcanic Scoria Hooded Rain Jacket by Isae
› H05 headband by Kilo Design for Aiaiai
Facett hearing aid by Leah Heiss/RMIT University for Blamey Saunders Hears
Glove by Loffi
› Biomimetic Neck Collar by Luke Hale
› Dashel helmets by Map Project Office for Dashel
Mercury intelligent heated jacket by Ministry of Supply
The Plant Shoe by Native Shoes
› Tangente Sport neomatik 42 date by Nomos Glashütte
› Halo Sport 2 by Nonfiction
› Ressence Type 2 by Ressence
› Airweave by Susan Fang
Algorithmic Couture by Synflux
› Bluebell smart monitor by Tangerine
› Denim unspun by Unspun
› Level™ smart glasses by VSP

Dezeen Awards 2019 design longlist: Mourn by Studio Nienke Hoogvliet
Mourn, a sustainable urn made using wastewater, by Studio Nienke Hoogvliet is one of 26 projects longlisted in the sustainable design category

Sustainable design

Adidas Futurecraft Loop by Adidas
› That's Caffeine by Atticus Durnell
On and On by Barber & Osgerby for Emeco
› Recycled Cellulosic Textile by Bria
Peel Saver by Caronni Gentile Gaeli
› Conflictfood by Conflictfood
The Gourd Project by Crème
› GoodWaste by EAR
› Aas Pass by Jaipur Rugs
› Less skin care by Less
› Stirring Up Zero Waste Beauty by Loli Beauty
› The £9.99 collection by Lozi
› Monc | An Eyewear Revolution by Monc
› Aguahoja I by MIT Media Lab
Luken Furniture by Paola Calzada Arquitectos
› Fordite by Patricia Urquiola for cc-tapis
› Nuances by Patricia Urquiola for GAN
› Up by Reform
The Coral: home algae farming by Rhode Island School of Design
› Sausage of the future by Studio Carolien Niebling
› Anima - Memorial Service by Studio Kosuke Araki
Mourn by Studio Nienke Hoogvliet
Biogarmentry by Roya Aghighi
› Subculture: microbial metrics and the multi-species city by The Living
Print Your City by The New Raw
Myro by Visibility

Dezeen Awards 2019 design longlist: Zero Waste Bistro by Linda Bergroth
Zero Waste Bistro by Linda Bergroth is one of 27 projects longlisted in the installation design category

Installation design

› Storefront Library by Abruzzo Bodziak Architects
The Happenstance by Architecture and Design Scotland
› Welcome and illusion of life by ArchiWorkshop
› The bowl at Selfridges by Brinkworth
› Future Erasure by Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design
Franchise Freedom by Studio Drift
› Road Trip by General Office
A Space for Being by Google
› Reflexions by Estudi Antoni Arola
› In the Neighbourhood by House of Grey
› Life in the dark by Jason Bruges Studio
› Halo by Kimchi and Chips
Caffe Populaire by Lambert & Fils and DWA Design Studio
Zero Waste Bistro by Linda Bergroth
› Le Cube by Mana/Scalaplus
› Harm to Table by Matthew Mazzotta
› Cool Piazza Vecchia Bergamo by Baljon landscape architects
› Local by MRD Arquitectos
Brawn and Bread by Studio Micat
› Totems by MIT Media Lab
Mud Shell by Mudd Architects
Formations at Milan Design Week 2019 by Note Design Studio
› 17 000 by Skaparkollektivet Forma
› Transito by Space Encounters
› Head Above Water by Steuart Padwick
› Subculture: microbial metrics and the multi-species city by The Living
› Space gap by Unknown Works
Matter to Matter by Arthur Analts

Dezeen Awards 2019 design longlist: Sketch website by Hato
Sketch website by Hato is one of 26 projects longlisted for the graphic design award

Graphic design

› Good Science Beauty by Almighty
› Lyons Place by Alphabetical
› Atelier Markgraph corporate redesign by Atelier Markgraph and Schultzschultz
› ArtCenter Viewbook by Brad Bartlett Design
› Unsettled by Brad Bartlett Design
› Pride Toronto by Bruce Mau Design
› Digbeth branding and typography by dn&co
› The Royal Docks City Place brand by dn&co
› Re:publica by Fertig Design
› Mystery Item Packaging by Harry's
Sketch website by Hato
› Virgin Voyages: Attention on deck by Magpie Studio
› Niika by Niika
› Web Design and Art History by Niika 
› Snåsa Natural Mineral Water by Olssøn Barbieri
› Place, Spaces, Work: The Creative Industries in London by Publica
› Girlguiding badges by Red Stone
› Hafnia-Hallen — All fun and games by Re-public
› Fresh Awards by Rose
› Sixth Street Together by Sampartners
› Das Programm identity and website design by Systems Studio
› Luigi Ghirri archive identity and website by Systems Studio
› Raymond - exhibition identity, web and book design by Systems Studio
› God In Reverse: Art & Architecture and Consciousness by Trampoline Design
› Dimple by Universal Favourite
› Zeppelin Station by Wunder Werkz