One of the highlights of Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference 2019 is the Apple Design Award wherein the tech giant officially announced the winners of the Design Award. Most of the selected app winners are mobile games which according to Apple, are best of the best and are the most clever.
Being selected is not easy for these participating apps. Apple has set specific criteria for this winning apps to go over the top. This criterion includes:
1. Design: The app should feature a strong visual design, adaptability, easy to use, attention to detail, and internal consistency.
2. Technology: The app should be fast and responsive and uses the latest Apple technologies and devices.
3. Innovation: The app should promote new ideas, platform differentness, and uniqueness.
A total of 9 apps were awarded by Apple as apps that work as beautifully as they look.
Ordia – a one-finger action game where a user can play as a new form taking leaps into a strange and hazardous world. It lets the user jump, bounce, stick and slide its way through rich and vibrant environments.
Flow by Moleskine – Flow is an all-new way to create simple drawings, complex works of art, and beautiful notes all in the iPad and iPhone. It offers dozens of combinations for paper types, colors, and tools.
The Gardens Between – it is a single-player adventure-puzzle game about time, memory and friendship. The Gardens Between is a single-player adventure-puzzle game about time, memory and friendship.
Best friends Arina and Frendt fall into a series of vibrant, dreamlike island gardens peppered with everyday objects from their childhood. Together they embark on an emotional journey that examines the significance of their friendship: the memories they’ve built, what must be let go, and what should never be left behind.
Asphalt 9: Legends – Asphalt 9: Legends features an extensive roster of real hypercars from renowned manufacturers such as Ferrari, Porsche, Lamborghini and W Motors. Pick your dream ride and race across spectacular locations around the world. Leave your limits in the dust and become a Legend of the Track!
Pixelmator Photo – it is a photo that features a collection of nondestructive, desktop-class color adjustments, a set of gorgeous presets inspired by analog photography and a magical Repair tool. It has full support for editing RAW images. It has Artificial Intelligence that automatically improves photos. It is designed exclusively for iPad.
ELOH – it is a chilled out puzzle game to help you relax and find your groove. It is a new musical puzzle about feeling the rhythm to find the solution.
Butterfly iQ -Ultrasound – it provides whole-body ultrasound imaging with just one probe. It scans, upload and review.
Thumper: Pocket Edition – Thumper is rhythm violence: classic action, blistering speed, and brutal physicality. Hurtle forward, master new moves, and survive terrifying boss battles. Propelled by a pounding original soundtrack, you’ll feel every crushing impact. To reach synesthetic bliss, you must conquer rhythm hell.
HomeCourt – The Basketball App – it is a revolutionary basketball training companion. Our proprietary mobile AI technology will track, record, and provide a deep analysis of all your shots and workouts using only your iPhone’s camera.
This award winner will take home a newly redesigned trophy and an apple prize pack which includes; 512GB iPhone 10S, AirPods, a 512GB 12.9 inch iPad Pro, Apple Pencil 2, a 64 GB Apple TV 4K, an Apple Watch Series 4, a top-of-the-line MacBook Pro. Winners will also be highlighted in the App store.