Showcasing the most innovative and progressive designs from around the world, spanning seven categories: Architecture, Fashion, Furniture, Graphics, Digital, Transport and Product.
A high profile judging panel will decide the best entries in each of the seven categories.
Category award-winners and the overall winner of the Design of the Year Award 2012 will be announced in April 2012.
The 2010 winner was British designer Samuel Wilkinson and product designer Hulger for their unique Plumen light bulb 001 design.
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