Among those nominated., these includes the A Room for London, a pop up hotel currently sitting on top of the Queen Elizabeth Hall building at the Southbank Centre; The Shard, Europe's newest tallest building build in the London Bridge district and Kapow!, the book set about in the Arab Spring.
According to Pete Collard, the exhibition's curator, “the language that Windows Phone 8 presents is a very digital language, it says ‘this is digital information presented on a smartphone,’ and as such is not trying to bring in other cultural ideas.”
|Good riddance to faux buttons|
Which he then compared to Apple's iOS design language.
“What was Apple doing in bringing in the faux-leather look? Were they suggesting that people miss their old leather books?”
Nominations will displayed at the Design Museum at Shad Thames from 20 March until 7 July, with winners announced on 17 April.