Apple WWDC has announced the eight winners of the following 2020 Apple Design Awards

Following WWDC’s full week of announcements, Apple today officially announced the winners of the annual Apple Design Awards. The goal of this award is to “recognize developers for outstanding application design, innovation, curiosity and technological achievement.

Apple has named eight app and game developers who have received the Apple Design Award this year. Typically, the winning developers receive a huge swag bag of Apple products, including the latest Mac, iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch hardware. Apple hasn’t confirmed what hardware-winning developers will get this year, but Apple usually doesn’t spare any expense.

We go to the bottom as all the details of this year’s well-deserved winners.

Apple Design Award Winners: Apps:

Dark room:

Bergen Kong’s Darkroom is a powerful photo and video editor whose interface is easy to use to provide great performance with intuitive controls and great writing that both casual and pro photographers can truly appreciate. Darkroom is a shining example of a high-end mobile editing tool with Apple technologies, including photo and camera APIs, quick home screen actions, relevant menus, and haptics.


Loom, developed by Iorma.Studio, is an animated playground that draws inspiration from musical instruments. The hand-draw stop-motion animation in a creative interface like this game is designed for looping professionals and customers alike. The deep functionality and intuitive interface of the app is complemented by novel custom controls. Made for the iPadS, Loom makes full use of Apple technologies, including Apple Pencil and Ga Mode mode.


Shapr3D, available from Shapr3D Zartkoruen Mukodo Reszvenytarsasag, is a powerful CAD application for the iPad that has the potential to drastically transform the architectural and technological drawing workflow. No desk is needed, so inspiration can hit anywhere at any time. Using just an iPad and an Apple pencil, technical designers have easy access to powerful modeling tools to create complex 3D models. Designed exclusively for the iPad, SRP takes advantage of 3D ARKit and Drugs and Drop. Later this year, the app will automatically use the LiDAR scanner to create accurate 2D floor plans and 3D models of a room, which is the basis for redesigning or adding rooms. Can be used as. The new screen can then be previewed on a real-world scale using the scanned AR.


Staffpad Ltd.’s Staffpad, brightly converts handwritten music notations into digital sheet music. Designed for composers who want easy solutions to compose and compose music digitally, the app uses Apple technology such as Apple Pencil, Drug and Drop and Core ML to beautifully transform each bar into typeset music recognition that can be edited using Intuitive Touch or Apple. can pencil tools.

Apple Design Award Winner: Games

Sayonara Wild Heart:

Developer Simogo and publisher Annapurna Interactive have been acclaimed for their outstanding design since the beginning of “Sayonara Wild Hearts”. A pop album video game that is optimistic, gorgeous and unique, “Sayonara Wild Hearts” pumps adrenaline to players and further boosts their spirits. The game provides lively and surreal landscapes, mesmerizing visuals and speed, and thrilling and dynamic gameplay. It makes extensive use of Apple technologies, including Metal, Game Center, Spatial Audio, and Game Controller.

Sky: Kids of Light:

“Sky: Children of Light” is an epoch-making social, with g’s clever multiplayer integration and an adventurous graphical showcase of players flying across shaky landscapes to the celestial realm to help heavenly beings return to heaven. The team used Apple technology, including a custom metal engine, haptics, game center and spatial audio.

Bloom’s song:

Indie developer Philip Stallonemeyer’s “Bloom of Bloom” is a unique game with a clever puzzle-filled nonlinear. Players discover a story as art styles change despite the rapid pace. They provide an innovative, handicraft gameplay experience through the great design of “Bloom’s Song”.

Where the card falls:

Developer The Game Band and publisher Snowman’s “Where the Cards Are Reading” is a slice of life adventure game that allows players to create a house of cards to bring constructive memories to life. The game takes advantage of Apple technologies, including Metal, Haptix, Games Center and iCloud, to transmit its dream-like spatial puzzle, immersive audio and unique small-art style.

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