Creative Bloq Awards 2022: our shortlist is revealed

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We've spent weeks whittling down our favourite gadgets and devices for artists and creative, on sale in the last 12 months. We're now excited to announce the shortlist for the inaugural Creative Bloq Awards 2022

The Creative Bloq Awards 2022 celebrates the best new tech for designers and artists, on sale in the last 12 months. We asked you to nominate your favourite tech. The results of that campaign were added to the choices from our team. The Creative Bloq Awards 2022 features  70+ categories covering everything from drawing tablets to craft machines and smart TVs to laptops.

Ian Dean
Editor, Digital Arts & 3D

Ian Dean is Editor, Digital Arts & 3D at Creativebloq, and the former editor of many leading magazines. These titles included ImagineFX, 3D World and leading video game title Official PlayStation Magazine. In his early career he wrote for music and film magazines including Uncut and SFX. Ian launched Xbox magazine X360 and edited PlayStation World. For Creative Bloq, Ian combines his experiences to bring the latest news on AI, digital art and video game art and tech, and more to Creative Bloq, and in his spare time he doodles in Procreate, ArtRage, and Rebelle while finding time to play Xbox and PS5. He's also a keen Cricut user and laser cutter fan, and is currently crafting on Glowforge and xTools M1.