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(BOTY): Best of the Year / 2008

Netdiver Best of the Year is always a long awaited release of which projects and whose talents have made a strong and lasting impression in the previous year. We aimed to list 100 and just could not. So how about 110 because we feel they gave their 110% best?

Now in its 7th edition, the crop of the year is for us, the top of the year. Hope you agree. Refresh your memory and (re)encounter new sources of design inspiration.

Listed in no particular order.

/ Tokujin Yoshioka


/ Simon Wild

/ Ryan Robinson

/ Hella Jongerius

/ Ricky Allman

/ Louise Campbell

/ Kashiwa Sato

/ VARIAL*Studio

/ Cristian Turdera

/ Noroutine

/ Sauerkids

/ Ross MacDonald

/ Denis Darzacq

/ iA

/ Karen Caldicott

/ Marie-Hélène de Taillac

/ Spiros Politis

/ Nimita Rathod


/ Icon Watch

/ Edko Kawa

/ Tomi and Cherry

/ DixonBaxi

/ Equivocos

/ Chris Gloag

/ Sonni

/ Tlingit vs. Haida

/ Look at me Design

/ Seth Rieder

/ Gracia + Louise

/ otoshimono

/ Ginger Beards

/ Klon2


SAGMEISTER 08 by Hillman Curtis

/ Ron van der Ende

/ L2M3

/ John Malloy

/ Isle of MTV 1

/ In The Mod: Color Analytics

/ Florian Bayer

/ Derek Swalwell

/ Martha Rich

/ William Ismael

/ Effektive

/ Soia & Kyo

/ Toormix


/ Karim Zariffa

/ Julien Vallee

/ Orba Squara

/ IWANT design

/ Harold Lee Miller

/ T-post®

/ Veer Ideas

/ Wilhem Arnoldy

/ Nathan Fox


/ Anna Haas

/ Som de Lisboa

/ Lyle Owerko

/ Tony D'Orio

/ Everywhere We Shoot

/ Marcus Nilsson

/ Weestar

/ Kim Holtermand


/ making of a Nina Ricci spot

/ Manuel Pozo


/ Liz Lomax

/ Chris Woods

/ Gretchen Nash

/ eatsomemeat

Maria Vittoria Backhaus

/ Spectra

/ Sprint in focus by Hillman Curtis

/ Booreiland

/ Chris Dent

/ NM706i

/ We Give in Sometimes

/ Sidual Apparel

/ thisislove™


/ Monika Motor

/ Gazz reel

/ Migy

/ Kareem Black

/ Sir Alan The Gallant

/ Mark Allen Miller

/ Atelier Telescopique

/ Morgane Le Gall


/ 51 Japanese Characters

/ Exit10

/ Day-to-day Hero

/ Catherine Sutherland

/ Nik Mirus

/ Sonicjam

/ Alva

/ Sarajo Frieden

/ Bio-Bak

/ Aaron Ruell

/ Cityabyss


/ Weston Teruya

/ Colors and the Kids

/ Ikea garderoben #2


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