2022 Apple Design Award Finalists Announced [LIST]

Apple design award finalist 2022

Ahead of its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) next week, Apple has unveiled the finalists for the 2022 Apple Design Awards.

“Each year, the Apple Design Awards celebrate the creative artistry and technical achievement of developers who reflect the best in design, innovation, and technology. We’re thrilled to announce the finalists for 2022,” said Apple on Tuesday.

Check out all the finalists below by categories that include Inclusivity, Delight and Fun, Interaction, Social Impact, Visuals and Graphics and Innovation.

Inclusivity – Finalists in this category provide a great experience for all with their support of diverse backgrounds, abilities, and languages.

  • Letter Rooms – Simply Good Anagram Game
  • Navi – Subtitles & Translation – Transcription for FaceTime
  • Noted․ – Bring audio and notes together
  • Procreate – Sketch, paint, create
  • tint. (Apple Arcade) – A relaxing color-mixing puzzle
  • Wylde Flowers (Apple Arcade) – Cozy, magical life-sim

Delight and Fun – Finalists in this category provide memorable, engaging, and satisfying experiences that are enhanced by Apple technologies.

  • Chineasy: Learn Chinese easily – map your way to learn Chinese
  • Moncage – optical Illusions Puzzle Game
  • (Not Boring) Habits – fun habit tracker that works
  • Overboard! – can you get away with murder?
  • Please, Touch The Artwork – cozy Artful Puzzler
  • Waterllama water tracker – My drink water reminder – app

Interaction – Finalists in this category deliver intuitive interfaces and effortless controls that are perfectly tailored to their platform.

  • A Musical Story – games
  • Gibbon: Beyond the Trees (Apple Arcade) –  an ecological adventure
  • Slopes: Ski & Snowboard – GPS Tracker, Snow Report, Maps
  • Transit • Subway & Bus Times – NYC MTA, MBTA, LA Metro, more!
  • Vectornator: Design Software – illustration & UI Design
  • What Remains of Edith Finch – Games

Social Impact – Finalists in this category improve lives in a meaningful way and shine a light on crucial issues.

  • Active Arcade – games that move you.
  • Empathy – Loss Companion – guidance for bereaved families
  • Gibbon: Beyond the Trees (Apple Arcade) – an ecological adventure
  • Headspace: Mindful Meditation – relaxation for Sleep & Stress
  • Rebel Girls – inspiring Stories of Women
  • Wylde Flowers – cozy, magical life-sim

Visuals and Graphics – Finalists in this category feature stunning imagery, skillfully drawn interfaces, and high-quality animations that create a distinctive and cohesive theme.

  • Alien: Isolation – Run. Hide. Survive.
  • Behind the Frame – the Finest Scenery
  • Halide Mark II – Pro Camera – RAW, Manual and Macro Capture
  • LEGO Star Wars: Castaways (Apple Arcade) – Explore and play with friends!
  • MD Clock – Live in the present – Digital clock, timer, widgets
  • (Not Boring) Habits – Fun habit tracker that works

Innovation – Finalists in this category provide a state-of-the-art experience through novel use of Apple technologies that set them apart in their genre.

  • Active Arcade – Games that move you.
  • Focus Noodles – Focus with fun
  • Odio – AR Soundscapes – interactive 3D audio
  • Procreate – Sketch, paint, create.
  • Townscaper – Instant town building toy

Click here to check out all the Apple Design Award Finalists for 2022.