On November 29, Interior Design held an ceremony in New York for the Best of the Year 2012 awards. They announced winners in 52 product categories for home and commercial spaces, including the colorful Jonathan Adler for Kohler sinks and Vitra's Grand Repos chair (left).
In other news, high-tech "granny pods" help care for aging family, and check out a Pixar-esque lamp that interacts with the outside world. See the headlines after the jump.• Best of Year 2012 Product Winners | Interior Design
• Pioneering the granny pod: Fairfax County family adapts to high-tech dwelling that could change elder care | Washington Post
• A Real-Life Pixar Lamp That Interacts With The World Around It | Co.Design