Apple recently announced the winners of the 2024 Apple Design Awards, recognizing 14 outstanding apps and games from developers around the world. These winners were chosen for their exceptional design, technical achievements, and innovation in their respective categories.

The awards ceremony, which took place at the WWDC24, celebrated the creativity and hard work of developers who have used Apple’s technology to create remarkable experiences for users. Each winner was highlighted for their unique contributions to the app and gaming industry.

In the Delight and Fun category, Bears Gratitude and NYT Games were recognized for providing engaging and satisfying experiences for users. Bears Gratitude, developed by Isuru Wanasinghe, is a journaling app that encourages self-reflection through daily gratitude practices. NYT Games, created by The New York Times Company, offers a variety of engaging titles with redesigned navigation for maximum replay value.

The Inclusivity category winners, oko and Crayola Adventures, were acknowledged for providing inclusive experiences for users from diverse backgrounds. oko, developed by AYES, alerts visually impaired pedestrians to signal lights through haptic and audio feedback. Crayola Adventures, created by Red Games Co., offers a colorful adventure game with character choices that promote diversity and inclusivity.

In the Innovation category, Procreate Dreams and Lost in Play stood out for their novel use of Apple technologies. Procreate Dreams, developed by Procreate, is a design tool that allows creatives to create 2D animations effortlessly. Lost in Play, created by Happy Juice Games, offers players a charming adventure through childhood imagination with hand-drawn graphics and compelling gameplay.

The Interaction category recognized Crouton and Rytmos for delivering intuitive interfaces and controls tailored to their platforms. Crouton, developed by Devin Davies, provides a clean interface for recipes and grocery lists. Rytmos, created by Floppy Club, challenges players to solve puzzles through simple drag gestures with evolving music elements.

Gentler Streak Fitness Tracker and The Wreck were honored in the Social Impact category for improving lives and addressing crucial issues. Gentler Streak, developed by Gentler Stories, helps users track exercise and wellness for individual progression. The Wreck, created by The Pixel Hunt, invites players to make life-changing decisions through deep narratives and powerful gameplay.

Rooms and Lies of P received awards in the Visuals and Graphics category for their stunning imagery and high-quality animations. Rooms, developed by Things, Inc., offers users a platform for imaginative scenes and interactions with others. Lies of P, created by NEOWIZ, reimagines a classic tale with beautiful visuals and customization options.

In the Spatial Computing category, djay pro – DJ App & AI Mixer and Blackbox were recognized for their exceptional spatial experiences. djay pro, developed by algoriddim GmbH, allows users to interact with music in a spatial environment with high-definition sound quality and creativity. Blackbox, created by Shapes and Stories, challenges players with engaging puzzles and clever easter eggs.

These winners and finalists have showcased the best of design, technical achievement, and innovation in the app and gaming industry. To learn more about the Apple Design Award winners and finalists, visit or the Apple Developer app.