In 2013, we put out a call to the design and business communities: What are the best design-driven innovations of the past year? We received more than 1,200 submissions from big corporations, small shops, and students from around the world.
Here are the 2013 finalists in the 2-D category (this year renamed Graphic Design). They should give you a good sense of what the judges will be looking for. And for a more in-depth look at last year's judging, go here.
AA's first logo rebranding in more than 40 years (with a new cabin look to follow)
Artful branding for solar-powered lamps
Making Policy Public
Graphic guides to New York’s complicated municipal codes