Jean-Marie Massaud's ME.WE. car concept for Toyota, Zaha Hadid's cultural centre in Azerbaijan and a library chair by Barber Osgerby, this year's design survey lineup is both broad and eclectic and doesn't disappoint. "This year as every year, there is something ever so slightly absurd about the Design Museum's Designs of the Year nominations and the companion exhibition at its London space. What does a recoiling mudguard really have to do with Zaha Hadid's cultural centre in Azerbaijan? A Chris Ware graphic novel with an ultra fuel-efficient and very nifty looking Volkswagen? Should student projects sit beside a new David Chipperfield building, years in the planning?"
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