Behind the Design: 2022 Apple Design Awards
June 13, 2022
The Apple Design Awards honors excellence in innovation, ingenuity, and technical achievement in app and game design. Our award-winning designers take thoughtful and creative approaches to their apps and games, giving people new ways to work, play, or imagine things that were never before possible.
To celebrate our 2022 Apple Design Award-winning apps and games, we've put together a series of interviews with their creators. Go behind the design and learn about our winners' creative process, challenges, and how they brought their bold and distinctive ideas to life.
Winners in the category provide a great experience for all by supporting people from a diversity of backgrounds, abilites, and languages.
Discover how Studio Drydock created this charming Apple Design Award-winning game.
Learn how the team behind Procreate champions ‘Art is for everyone’.
Winners in this category provide memorable, engaging, and satisfying experiences that are enhanced by Apple technologies.
Discover how Inkle built an upside-down whodunit in just 100 days.
(Not Boring) Habits
(Not Boring) Habits reboots a traditional app category with spiffy aesthetics, zingy haptics, and plenty of fun.
Winners in this category deliver intuitive interfaces and effortless controls that are perfectly tailored to their platform.
A Musical Story
Press play on Charles Bardin’s A Musical Story, and you might find yourself traveling back in time.
Learn how Curtis Herbert built his ADA-winning ski tracking app.
Winners in this category improve lives in a meaningful way and shine a light on crucial issues.
Gibbon: Beyond the Trees
Why design games? For Apple Design Award winner Felix Bohatsch, it’s about more than creating delightful diversions or telling a great story.
Find out how the groundbreaking book became an ADA-winning app.
Winners in this category feature stunning imagery, skillfully drawn interfaces, and high-quality animations that lend to a distinctive and cohesive theme.
LEGO Star Wars Castaways
Discover how Gameloft made this ADA-winning game “Lego legit.”
Halide Mark II
Discover how this Apple Design Award winner created a minimalist camera with (lens) flair.
Winners in this category provide a state-of-the-art experience through novel use of Apple technologies that set them apart in their genre.
MARVEL Future Revolution
Discover the origin story of the biggest MMORPG in the multiverse.
Discover how this app conjures up its 3D soundscapes.