A dozen “best-in-class” apps and games took honors in the Apple Design Awards Monday at WWDC23. Winning development teams hailed from around the world, delivering innovative apps with great design, Apple said.
“Apps and games are integral to how we live, work, and play. At Apple, we love to recognize outstanding developers whose apps reflect incredible creativity and design excellence,” said Susan Prescott, Apple’s vice president of Worldwide Developer Relations.
12 ‘best-in-class’ apps and games take honors in Apple Design Awards at WWDC23
“We want to celebrate each of this year’s Apple Design Award winners for crafting thoughtful app experiences and compelling gameplay, empowering and entertaining users everywhere,” Prescott said.
Winners in 6 categories
The design awards include six categories that each recognize one app and one game. Apple picked winners from among 36 finalists. Winning developers are based in China, Germany, Japan, Poland, Thailand and the United States.
In the list below, each link goes to the App Store download page. Get more information about the developers and their winning wares.
And the categories and winners are …
App: Universe — Website Builder
Developer: Universe Exploration (United States)
Developer: Lykke Studios (Thailand)
Delight and fun
Developer: Duolingo (United States)
Developer: Evan Kice (United States)
Developer: Flighty (United States)
Developer: Afterburn (Poland)
Developer: Headspace (United States)
Developer: HandyGames (Germany)
Visuals and graphics
App: Any Distance
Developer: Any Distance (United States)
Game: Resident Evil Village
Developer: CAPCOM (Japan)
App: SwingVision: A.I. Tennis App
Developer: SwingVision (United States)
Game: MARVEL SNAP
Developer: Second Dinner (China)
For more information about each app and game, plus information on the other finalists, go to Apple’s awards page.