2024 Apple Design Award Winners Announced Ahead of WWDC

WWDC is just around the corner, and Apple has surprised everyone by announcing the winners of the 2024 Apple Design Awards ahead of the conference. Typically, these awards are revealed during WWDC, but this year, the full list of winners has been made public in advance.

The list includes a total of seven categories, one of which is a brand new category for Spatial Computing. Each category has two winners: one for the best app and one for the best game.

Let’s take a closer look at some of the standout winners of the 2024 Apple Design Awards.

Best Spatial Computing:
– App Winner: djay pro
djay pro offers a unique way to interact with music in a spatial environment, providing users with high-definition sound quality and endless creativity for music mixing.
– Game Winner: Blackbox
Blackbox challenges players to think about every corner of the spatial canvas, offering engaging puzzles and clever easter eggs at every turn.

Best Visuals and Graphics:
– App Winner: Rooms
Rooms allows users to build imaginative scenes and interact with others’ creations, striking a balance between quirky and compelling.
– Game Winner: Lies of P
Lies of P is an imaginative adventure game with stunning visuals and customization options for players.

Best Innovation:
– App Winner: Procreate Dreams
Procreate Dreams is a design tool that allows creatives to create 2D animations with ease.
– Game Winner: Lost in Play
Lost in Play offers players a charming adventure through childhood imagination with thoughtfully crafted puzzles.

Best Interaction:
– App Winner: Crouton
Crouton provides users with a clean interface for managing recipes and grocery lists in the kitchen.
– Game Winner: Rytmos
Rytmos challenges players to solve puzzles by creating pathways using simple gestures.

Best Inclusivity:
– App Winner: oko
oko is an app that alerts visually impaired pedestrians to signal lights through haptic and audio feedback.
– Game Winner: Crayola Adventures
Crayola Adventures offers a wide range of creation options for all players, promoting inclusivity and diversity.

Best Delight and Fun:
– App Winner: Bears Gratitude
Bears Gratitude is a journaling app that encourages daily gratitude practices.
– Game Winner: NYT Games
NYT Games offers a mix of titles with elegant design and maximum replay value.

Congratulations to all the winners of the 2024 Apple Design Awards! We look forward to seeing the innovative apps and games that these developers will create next.