See 8 of the many exciting nominees for Designs of the Year 2014 competition

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Now in its seventh year, Designs of the Year 2014 gathers together the best design of the year from across the world. Organised by London's Design Museum, the competition is divided into seven categories. It is a collection of the most innovative and original design going on at this moment. As they say: Someday the other museums will be showing this stuff.

News Update: the winners in each category have now been announced. Check them out here.

And the winner of the Design of the Year is the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, Azerbaijan by Zaha Hadid.