Rihanna's Fenty Beauty, Nigeria's World Cup Kit Nominated For Design Of The Year
Rihanna's "Fenty Beauty" line and Nike's Nigerian soccer team collection are among the nominees for the Beazley Designs of the Year 2018, an annual award and exhibition run by London's Design Museum.
According to CNN, the 87 nominees span a total of six categories including products, transport, graphics, fashion, digital and architecture. In addition to the Fenty Beauty line and Nigeria's 2018 World Cup kit, other Design of The Year nominees include bio-leather made from yeast, Sony's Aibo robotic dog, the new Louvre museum in Abu Dhabi, a video game that trains players to spot fake news, Palomo's gender-bending men's fashion line, the SpaceX Falcon rocket, and the world's first plastic-free shopping aisle.
According to The Guardian, nominees were whittled down from 560 submissions. The museum said it was the most international list of contenders in the prize’s history.
The overall award winner, which is described as “revealing the most innovative designs of the last year,” will be announced on November 15, along with a winner for each of the aforementioned categories.