On tuesday night the Awards Ceremony of the Brit Insurance Design Awards was held in the Designmuseum in London. We are very pleased to announce that the recent Royal College of Art graduate Min-Kyu Choi has won the overall prize and therefore successfully competed with all the winners of the other categories: Alexander McQueen (fashion), Jair Straschnow (furniture), Elemental (architecture), The Newspaper Club (graphic), The Graffiti Research Lab, The Ebeling Group and Tony Quan (interactive) and Yuneec International (transport). The judging criteria was
to select work that reflects issues raised by one or more
of the concerns of the current debate on design; to consider the responsiveness
of the design to the social, cultural and economic landscape as well as environmental issues; and to assess the degree to which the project has fulfilled the expectations of users and clients.
You can see more of Min-Kyu Choi's work on his website and on our previous article about his ingenious invention. All the winning entries, as well as all the shortlisted designs, are presented at the Design Museum until June 6.