Innovation By Design Awards 2017 Fast Company’s sixth annual Innovation By Design Awards drew more than 2,500 submissions. The 299 honorees, chosen by expert judges in 13 categories, represent the best products, services, interfaces, and ideas of 2017. Read on and get inspired.
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Interactive experiences delivered via app on phone, tablet or touchscreen.
Winners Spot On A period and birth control-tracking app powered by Planned Parenthood. Finalists Ada Personal Health Companion
Ada Health’s personal health app has an artificial intelligence “doctor” that gives advice when you're feeling unwell.
A mobile app powered by micro-lender Affirm that lets you split online purchases into easy monthly payments.
Google's smart messaging app.
An all-in-one work platform, featuring an online word processor, wikis, and task management tools.
Designed by Code & Theory, a hotel-booking app that provides spontaneous same-night stays, at low rates, in a curated group of hotels in major cities.
A mobile app that allows users in Latin America to shop for groceries and other goods.
A mobile real-estate app that provides buyers and sellers with all the tools needed to complete an informed home-buying transaction by themselves.
Stash.ai's mobile app organizes your internet bookmarks with machine learning, like an AI librarian.
Virgin America's mobile app, designed to streamline and personalize air travel.
Honorable Mentions Aristotle
A voice-activated smart baby monitor powered by Mattel.
A mobile app and social network that provides personalized recommendations for local businesses, earning users cash rewards.
Google's keyboard for Android and iPhone devices, featuring built-in search tools.
A digital platform that connects seniors with home care providers.
The mobile app of the Marriott International hotel chain, designed by Work & Co.
Museum of GIF Art (MoGA)
The mobile app of GIPHY's Museum of GIF Art, the first-ever virtual reality GIF art museum, featuring rotating digital exhibitions.
Wealthfront's mobile financial planning app, designed to get millennials on track for retirement without the help of a personal financial advisor.
A prototyping and visualization tool for creating VR worlds, for use inside HTC Vive headsets, built by Artefact.
The mobile app of female millennial-focused news site theSkimm.
NBC News Digital's mobile app for the Today Show, designed by Huge Inc.
An integrated tax preparation and expense tracking tool for self-employed workers, powered by TurboTax.
Walmart's mobile grocery-shopping app.