The winning entries in each category of the Brit Insurance Design Awards 2009, awarded to the most progressive and forward thinking designs from the past 12 months, are: New Oslo Opera House for Architecture, Vogue Italia: A Black Issue for Fashion, MYTO chair for the Furniture category, and the Graphics category is awarded to the Barack Obama Poster.
Interactive goes to Make Magazine, Magno Wooden Radio wins Product and the Transport winner is Colombia's Line-J Medellin Metro Cable.
The winning entries represent a snapshot of contemporary design and demonstrate the role that design plays at a global level.
Ranging from Shepard Fairey's iconic Obama poster, to the economically sustainable Magno Wooden Radio and the multi-functional landmark of the New Oslo Opera House, the international winners are spread across Indonesia, Colombia, USA, Norway and Italy.
The seven winning designs will now contend for the prestigious accolade of Brit Insurance Design of the Year 2009, to be revealed at an awards dinner hosted by Channel 4 design presenter Naomi Cleaver, at the Design Museum on 18 March.