Among the 74 projects that have been shortlisted for this year’s Beazley Designs of the Year awards is a prefabricated hospital in Wuhan that was erected in only 10 days, Tik Tok’s viral Renegade dance and a steak that is grown from the eater’s own cells.
The annual awards, organised by London’s Design Museum, highlight projects from the last year that have made a real-world impact in the spheres of digital, fashion, graphic and product design as well as transport and architecture.
This year’s selected designs are on view in a dedicated exhibition from today until 28 March 2021. They are arranged in chronological order, effectively counting down to the months leading up to the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The exhibition starts in January 2019 with Australian studio Jack and Huei proposing Bleached Coral,