2023 Apple Design Award Winners Announced During WWDC

Apple has announced the apps and games that are receiving a 2023 Apple Design Award for outstanding app design, innovation, ingenuity, and technical achievement, with winners that include Afterplace, Flighty, Any Distance, and more.

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Apps have won in a range of categories such as Inclusivity, Delight and Fun, Interaction, Social Impact, Visuals and Graphics, and Innovation, with a full list of winners available below.

Inclusivity

  • Universe - Website Builder
  • stitch.

Delight and Fun

  • Duolingo
  • Afterplace

Interaction

  • Flighty
  • Railbound

Social Impact

  • Headspace
  • Endling

Visuals and Graphics

  • Any Distance
  • Resident Evil Village

Innovation

  • SwingVision: A.I. Tennis App
  • MARVEL SNAP

Links and additional information about each of the winning apps can be found in Apple's newsroom article. Winners will receive a physical award and hardware to help them continue to create apps and games.

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Top Rated Comments

svish Avatar
15 months ago
Flighty is a good app. Will try out Railbound
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Dwalls90 Avatar
15 months ago
Flighty is awesome and totally deserves this accolade.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Dwalls90 Avatar
15 months ago

Only if you live in the US. Next to useless anywhere else.
Really? I've used it for international flights and it was still helpful, but maybe I'm missing something.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
GMShadow Avatar
15 months ago
I’d have been snarky and given Apollo a special award outside these categories just to rub Reddit’s nose in it.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
CarAnalogy Avatar
15 months ago

Wait WTH?!



Something is REALLY wrong with Apple's evaluation or understanding of Applications in their ecosystem, or macrumors editor has a serious mis-type, or somebody at Apple is high (maybe our editor too)?

How on earth does an Education application like DuoLingo get set into delight and fun? Sure I get how the application has that funny psycho bird but learning is supposed to be fun. But it's an educational app first and foremost.
Words don’t mean anything anymore. I mean wtf even are these categories. They’re like bad Jeopardy topics.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
DeepIn2U Avatar
15 months ago
Wait WTH?!


('https://www.macrumors.com/2023/06/06/2023-apple-design-award-winners/')

Apps have won in a range of categories such as Inclusivity, Delight and Fun, Interaction, Social Impact, Visuals and Graphics, and Innovation, with a full list of winners available below.
Inclusivity


* Universe - Website Builder
* stitch.

Delight and Fun


* [B]Duolingo[/B]
* Afterplace

Interaction


* Flighty
* Railbound

Social Impact


* Headspace
* Endling

Visuals and Graphics


* Any Distance
* Resident Evil Village

Innovation


* SwingVision: A.I. Tennis App
* MARVEL SNAP

Links and additional information about each of the winning apps can be found in Apple's newsroom article ('https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2023/06/apple-announces-winners-of-the-2023-apple-design-awards/'). Winners will receive a physical award and hardware to help them continue to create apps and games.

Article Link: 2023 Apple Design Award Winners Announced During WWDC ('https://www.macrumors.com/2023/06/06/2023-apple-design-award-winners/')
Something is REALLY wrong with Apple's evaluation or understanding of Applications in their ecosystem, or macrumors editor has a serious mis-type, or somebody at Apple is high (maybe our editor too)?

How on earth does an Education application like DuoLingo get set into delight and fun? Sure I get how the application has that funny psycho bird but learning is supposed to be fun. But it's an educational app first and foremost.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)