The Apple Design Awards honor excellence in innovation, ingenuity, and technical achievement in app and game design.
Apple today announced the finalists for the 2022 Apple Design Awards, honoring the best and most innovative apps and games of the year. The awards recognize developers who push the boundaries of technology and design to create amazing experiences for users. This year’s finalists include apps that help you stay connected with loved ones, get fit, and manage your finances. There are also games that transport you to other worlds, tell stories, and challenge your skills.
The winners will be announced at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on June 6 at 5 p.m. PDT.
Finalists in this category provide a great experience for all by supporting people from a diversity of backgrounds, abilities, and languages.
Delight and Fun
Finalists in this category provide memorable, engaging, and satisfying experiences that are enhanced by Apple technologies.
Finalists in this category deliver intuitive interfaces and effortless controls that are perfectly tailored to their platform.
- A Musical Story
- Gibbon: Beyond the Trees
- Vectornator: Vector Design
- What Remains of Edith Finch
Finalists in this category improve lives in a meaningful way and shine a light on crucial issues.
Visuals and Graphics
Finalists in this category feature stunning imagery, skillfully drawn interfaces, and high-quality animations that lend to a distinctive and cohesive theme.
- Alien: Isolation
- Behind the Frame
- Halide Mark II
- LEGO® Star WarsTM: Castaways
- MD Clock
- (Not Boring) Habits
Finalists in this category provide a state-of-the-art experience through novel use of Apple technologies that set them apart in their genre.
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, and Apple TV. Apple’s five software platforms — iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS — provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices and empower people with breakthrough services including the App Store, Apple Music, Apple Pay, and iCloud. Apple’s more than 100,000 employees are dedicated to making the best products on earth, and to leaving the world better than we found it.