WWDC is just around the corner, and Apple has already announced the winners of the 2024 Apple Design Awards. Typically, these awards are announced during the conference, but this year, the full list of winners was revealed ahead of time. The winners will be officially recognized during WWDC next week.

The list of winners includes apps and games from seven different categories, including a new category called Spatial Computing. Each category has two winners: one for the best app and one for the best game.

In the Best Spatial Computing category, the app winner is djay pro. This app offers a unique way to interact with music in a spatial environment, providing high-definition sound quality and endless creativity for music mixing. The game winner in this category is Blackbox, which challenges players with engaging puzzles and clever easter eggs in a spatial canvas.

Moving on to the Best Visuals and Graphics category, the app winner is Rooms. This app allows users to build imaginative scenes, play games, and interact with others’ creations in a visually compelling way. The game winner in this category is Lies of P, an imaginative adventure game with stunning visuals and customization options.

Gentler Streak Fitness Tracker won in the App category for Best Inclusivity. This app aims to improve users’ lifestyles by focusing on physical fitness and mental wellbeing. The game winner in this category is The Wreck, a visual novel that invites players to make life-changing decisions through deep and intimate narratives.

In the Best Innovation category, the app winner is Procreate Dreams, a design tool that allows creatives to create 2D animations with ease. The game winner in this category is Lost in Play, a charming adventure game that ignites a sense of discovery.

Crouton won in the Best Interaction app category, providing users with a clean interface for cooking. The game winner in this category is Rytmos, which challenges players to solve puzzles through simple drag gestures.

In the Best Inclusivity category, oko won the app award for alerting visually impaired pedestrians about signal lights. The game winner in this category is Crayola Adventures, a colorful game that offers a wide range of creation options for all players.

Lastly, in the Best Delight and Fun category, Bears Gratitude won the app award for encouraging daily gratitude practices. The game winner in this category is NYT Games, which offers a mix of titles with elegant design and ease of use.

Overall, the 2024 Apple Design Award winners showcase the creativity and innovation of developers in the Apple ecosystem. These apps and games provide users with unique and engaging experiences, and we look forward to seeing what the developers will come up with next. Stay tuned for more updates during WWDC next week!