Every year, the Australian International Design Awards honours the best achievements in design and useability and awards vision and ingenuity.
It is an evening where local and international engineers, designers and architects can celebrate their achievements and receive the recognition they so richly deserve.
The night was capped by the grand prize, the Australian International Design Award of the Year. Won by James Cameron's Deepsea Challenger one-man submersible, it was designed and built right here in Australia.CNET Australia is proud to pay homage to the 2012 design achievements in the gallery below.
Michelle Starr attended the Australian International Design Awards as a guest of Dyson Australia.