The winners of this year’s Play Creators Awards have been unveiled at an event held at London’s Under the Bridge on Monday September 2. The celebratory evening saw well known company’s such as Spin Master, Fuse London and Moose Toys UK scoop awards, while TOMY’s Alpesh Patel won the Design Icon accolade.
The full list of winners is as follows:
Toy Designer of the Year, sponsored by Si Digital: Moose Toys UK – Scruff-a-Luvs (Moose Toys UK)
Game Designer of the Year (Kids/Family Games), sponsored by Cartamundi: Don Ullman, Bob Driscoll & Rob Daviau – Bank Attack (Megableu)
Game Designer of the Year (Tabletop): Elizabeth Hargrave – Wingspan (Stonemaier Games)
R&D Team of the Year, sponsored by Wynne-Jones IP: Spin Master
Design Agency/Invention Studio of the Year, sponsored by Hasbro: So Sound
Toy Designer of the Year (Licensed Product), sponsored by The Toy Association: Mike Wyatt & Matthew Wright – RNLI Inshore Lifeboat Play Set (Playpress Toys/RNLI)
Game Designer of the Year (Licensed Product), sponsored by Sambro: Open 2 Design – Rubik’s Cage (University Games/Rubik’s).
Play Innovator of the Year, sponsored by The Toy Association: Fuse London Ltd & Briology – Cool Maker KumiKreator (Spin Master)
Rising Star Award, sponsored by Alpha Group: Ben Williams – Open 2 Design.
Design Icon Award, sponsored by Batman: Alpesh Patel – VP of Global Toy Design, TOMY