The 9 Most Exciting Apps of the Year: 2019 Apple Design Award Winners

Apple design awards 2019

Apple announced Monday evening its 2019 Apple Design Award Winners, which “recognize state of the art iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS apps that reflect excellence in design and innovation.”

It’s essentially Apple’s recognition of the best apps of the year from the best developers, in a ceremony that took place yesterday evening.

Below are the 9 apps chosen by as an Apple Design Award winner, which brings prestige and recognition “for outstanding design and innovation.”

Winners get awarded a cube trophy, exposure in the App Store, plus the following:

  • iMac Pro
  • 512GB iPhone XS
  • 512GB 12.9” iPad Pro
  • Apple Pencil 2
  • 64GB Apple TV 4K
  • Apple Watch Series 4
  • MacBook Pro
  • AirPods

“iOS developers keep raising the bar. This year, we are especially proud to see so many apps and games putting health, fitness, creativity and exciting gameplay at the center of their app experience,” said Ron Okamoto, Apple’s vice president of Worldwide Developer Relations, in a press release. “We congratulate all the Apple Design Award winners on their incredible creativity and ingenuity.”

No winners were from Canada this year, unlike Alto’s Odyssey in 2018, co-created by Toronto developers Snowman.

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