Apple announces winners of the 2024 Apple Design Awards

Apple reveals champions of the 2024 Apple Design Awards

Apple has disclosed the champions of the 2024 Apple Design Awards, honoring 14 top-notch apps and games. The winners, selected for their exceptional design, technical accomplishment, and innovation, represent development teams from across the globe.

Susan Prescott, Apple’s vice president of Worldwide Developer Relations, expressed admiration for developers utilizing Apple technology to create extraordinary apps and games that enrich users’ lives. This year’s champions have showcased the ability of apps to generate impactful and emotional experiences, and their hard work and creativity will be celebrated at WWDC this year.

The winners were chosen from 42 finalists across seven different categories, each recognizing one app and game for aspects such as delight and fun, inclusivity, innovation, interaction, social impact, visuals and graphics, and a new spatial computing category.

Delight and Fun

The winners in this category offer engaging experiences enhanced by Apple technologies.

App: Bears Gratitude
Developer: Isuru Wanasinghe (Australia)

Bears Gratitude is a journaling app designed to promote honest self-reflection and daily gratitude practices. The app’s characters create a warm and supportive environment for users to build happiness.

Game: NYT Games
Developer: The New York Times Company (United States)

NYT Games has redesigned its gaming catalog, offering titles like Connections with elegant design and ease of use for maximum replay value.


The winners in this category cater to diverse backgrounds, abilities, and languages.

App: oko
Developer: AYES (Belgium)

oko alerts visually impaired pedestrians to signal lights through haptic and audio feedback, ensuring safety with the use of Apple technologies.

Game: Crayola Adventures
Developer: Red Games Co. (United States)

Crayola Adventures provides a colorful adventure game with options for character customization, making it enjoyable for players of all ages.


The winners in this category showcase novel use of Apple technologies.

App: Procreate Dreams
Developer: Procreate (Australia)

Procreate Dreams is a design tool for creating 2D animations with intuitive controls and support for Apple Pencil.

Game: Lost in Play
Developer: Happy Juice Games (Israel)

Lost in Play offers players a charming adventure through childhood imagination with engaging puzzles and hand-drawn graphics.


The winners in this category offer intuitive interfaces and controls.

App: Crouton
Developer: Devin Davies (New Zealand)

Crouton provides a clean interface for storing recipes and instructions, allowing users to focus on cooking.

Game: Rytmos
Developer: Floppy Club (Denmark)

Rytmos challenges players to solve puzzles with simple drag gestures and evolving gameplay.

Social Impact

The winners in this category address meaningful issues and improve lives.

App: Gentler Streak Fitness Tracker
Developer: Gentler Stories (Slovenia)

Gentler Streak promotes physical fitness and mental wellbeing through encouraging reminders and smart health data organization.

Game: The Wreck
Developer: The Pixel Hunt (France)

The Wreck is a visual novel that invites players to make impactful decisions through deep narratives.

Visuals and Graphics

The winners in this category feature stunning imagery and high-quality animations.

App: Rooms
Developer: Things, Inc. (United States)

Rooms offers a platform for building imaginative scenes and interacting with others’ creations.

Game: Lies of P
Developer: NEOWIZ (South Korea)

Lies of P is an imaginative adventure with stunning visuals and customization options.

Spatial Computing

The winners in this category deliver exceptional spatial experiences.

App: djay pro – DJ App & AI Mixer
Developer: algoriddim GmbH (Germany)

djay offers a new way to interact with music in a spatial environment with high-definition sound quality and creative mixing options.

Game: Blackbox
Developer: Shapes and Stories (United States)

Blackbox challenges players with engaging puzzles and rewards curiosity as the game unfolds.

For more information on the Apple Design Award winners and finalists, visit or the Apple Developer app.