Each year, the A' Design Award & Competition calls upon designers worldwide to enter their best projects that focus on innovation, technology, design and creativity for consideration. This year's awards cycle has officially come to a close, and we're excited to announce all of the winners and to also give a special shoutout to a few of our favorite winning projects:
The crossed legged position is important to so many different cultures, but we rarely see furniture designed to accommodate this position. Meditation seat's design is subtle, leaving the emphasis on the restful position.
This little device is designed to make holding a nail in place while you take a screwdriver to it a much more efficient. It works by latching onto the nail on one end and the screwdriver on the other, so when you turn the screwdriver, you're also activating the nail.
The Kebrik sand construction set takes us back to our childhoods when the only sand toys available looked like elaborate castles. It would've been nice to play with this modular set that let's you mix-and-match shapes to create a more customized version of the classic sand castle.
Tag Switch is an organizational system created to ensure people understand exactly what lighting is controlled by each light switch in their home or office. Take a look at the bottom half of the image, and you'll see how sloppy and temporary this can look when done by hand.
EXEO modular gaming controllers allow you to create the perfect controller for any type of game—think bow and arrow for archery games or a sword for fighting games. We like this project so much we featured it as a reader submitted project a few months ago!
This beautiful construction set consists of magnetic blocks in a variety of vibrant colors. Users can build almost anything they want, but it'll be tough getting yourself to break this rainbow structure for the first time.