- One of the creators of cartoon band Gorillaz has picked up a £25,000 award for the amazing 3D animation behind the virtual band's "live" performances. Jamie Hewlett, who co-created the group with ex-Blur star Damon Albarn, is the winner of the Design Museum's prestigious Designer of the Year Award. He won the prize for bringing the characters to life at events including the MTV awards where they famously performed on stage with Madonna. The band's graphics and website animations were also commended.Other contenders are the humanitarian designer Cameron Sinclair, furniture designer Tom Dixon and the design team behind the Guardian newspaper.
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