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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Web-accessible interactive experiences.
Winners AutoDraw Google's AutoDraw is a web-based tool that uses machine learning to help users draw on their phone, tablet, or computer. Finalists AldoShoes.com
The redesigned web platform of global footwear and accessories retailer Aldo.
Designed by FiveHundred, Pharrell Williams' official website, archiving two decades of his work.
The new web platform of the San Francisco Ballet, designed by Method, Inc.
The new MIT Technology Review website, designed by Upstatement.
A data visualization tool that aims to make dense government data easy to understand, visually digestible, and accessible to everyone.
Honorable Mentions Boston.gov
The redesign of the city of Boston's official website.
Christopher Kimball's Milk Street
The new web platform of the cooking education initiative Christopher Kimball's Milk Street.
Launched by Intercom, Educate is a digital help center and messenger platform that uses machine learning to help businesses provide better customer service online.
The website of Ellevest, an investment company geared toward women.
The web platform of Exif.co, a company that helps photographers, designers, and brands get credit for their work online using smart digital watermarks.
Created by IDEO and the Center for NYC Neighborhoods, a platform that helps New Yorkers assess their flood risk and understand how they can prepare for future floods.
Google's update to Google Earth, enabling enhanced virtual exploration of nature, art, and culture around the world.
Harvard Graduate School of Design
The website of Harvard Graduate School of Design, redesigned by Upstatement.
New American Economy
Designed by Upstatement, the web platform of New American Economy, a data-driven, bipartisan nonprofit working toward sensible immigration reform.
News @ Northeastern
The new digital publication of Northeastern University's newspaper, designed by Upstatement.
The web platform of PullString, which uses machine learning to help creative teams and brands create emotionally engaging content.
Designed by Wieden + Kennedy, Soy Route was a Dark Web marketplace that used an AI spokesrobot to market Soylent products to consumers critical of traditional advertising.
Stash.ai's mobile app organizes your internet bookmarks with machine learning, like an AI librarian.
Designed by Upstatement, the new website of online cooking magazine Taste.
Through the Dark
An interactive film designed by R/GA Sydney for Australian hip-hop group Hilltop Hoods as a promotion for Google Play Music in Australia.