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Welcome to thePlay Creators Awards 2021

A virtual celebration of the toy and game industry’s design talent, among the big winners in 2020 were Spin Master, Big Potato, Seven Towns and DesignbyTouch, while Heayes Design’s Richard Heayes scooped the Design Icon accolade.

The full line-up of the 2021 nominations can be found below:

2021 Awards Finalists

2019 Awards Winners Pictures

(2020 was a virtual event due to the Covid-19 Pandemic)

TOY DESIGNER OF THE YEAR  Sponsored by Si Digital

Toy Designer of the Year, Play Creators Awards, Moose Toys UK

WINNER: Moose Toys UK – Scruff-a-Luvs (Moose Toys UK)
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GAME DESIGNER OF THE YEAR (KIDS GAMES)  Sponsored by Cartamundi

Play Creators Awards 2019

WINNER: Don Ullman, Bob Driscoll & Rob Daviau, Bank Attack (Megableu)
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GAME DESIGNER OF THE YEAR (TABLETOP)

WINNER: Elizabeth Hargrave – Wingspan (Stonemaier Games)
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R&D TEAM OF THE YEAR  Sponsored by Wynne-Jones IP

WINNER: Spin Master
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DESIGN AGENCY/INVENTION STUDIO OF THE YEAR  Sponsored by Hasbro

Play Creators Awards 2019

WINNER: So Sound
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TOY DESIGNER OF THE YEAR (LICENSED)  Sponsored by The Toy Association

Play Creators Awards 2019

WINNER: Mike Wyatt & Matthew Wright – RNLI Inshore Lifeboat Play Set (Playpress Toys/RNLI)
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GAME DESIGNER OF THE YEAR (LICENSED PRODUCT)  Sponsored by Sambro

WINNER: Open 2 Design – Rubik’s Cage (University Games/Rubik’s)
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PLAY INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR  Sponsored by The Toy Association

WINNER: Fuse London Ltd & Briology – Cool Maker KumiKreator (Spin Master)
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RISING STAR AWARD  Sponsored by Alpha Group

Play Creators Awards 2019

WINNER: Ben Williams – Open 2 Design

DESIGN ICON AWARD  Sponsored by Batman

WINNER: Alpesh Patel – VP of Global Toy Design, TOMY

2021 Event Partners

Check out who makes this event possible!

Award Partner

Hasbro

Tickets

The 2021 Play Creators Awards are virtual due to the global COVID pandemic, therefore you will not be required to purchase a ticket. Instead the winners will be announced via a dedicated newsletter or Monday, September 6th.

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