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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Projects that encompass the many stages of an experience from beginning to end, from taking a vacation to visiting the doctor.
Winners ElliQ An artificially intelligent companion for older adults. Finalists Affirm
A mobile app powered by micro-lender Affirm that lets you split online purchases into easy monthly payments.
Google's smart messaging app.
A voice-activated smart baby monitor powered by Mattel.
A museum floor transformed into a “mental fitness center" for visitors.
An all-in-one work platform, featuring an online word processor, wikis, and task management tools.
A creative new way to share photos and videos with friends and family on Facebook.
Orion Cycling Navigation
A navigation device designed to help cyclists improve their rides.
An open hardware platform for building programming experiences for kids.
A wearable device meant to make it easier to meet new people.
A collection of digital tools for experienced investors.
A bottle and an app designed to help people manage prescription medications.
Honorable Mentions Atlis
A mobile app and social network that provides personalized recommendations for local businesses, earning users cash rewards.
Designed to help families express support for children undergoing medical treatment, a collection of devices that enables wordless communication during moments of separation and anxiety.
Christopher Kimball's Milk Street
The new web platform of the cooking education initiative Christopher Kimball's Milk Street.
An internal admin service platform that allows for personalized and efficient interactions between consumers and health insurance providers.
The website of Ellevest, an investment company geared toward women.
Giroptic iO is a 360-degree camera that lets you shoot immersive 4K still photos and enhanced 2K video, share on social networks, and live-stream.
The web platform of Gusto, a startup that simplifies the day-to-day tasks of HR departments.
A smart dog collar.
The mobile app of the Marriott International hotel chain, designed by Work & Co.
A smart remote control that adapts to any device in the home, eliminating the need for multiple remotes.
A period and birth control-tracking app powered by Planned Parenthood.
An AI-powered writing coach.
Designed by fuseproject for Samsung, The Frame is a television that turns into a sensor-based digital wall art display when not in use.
The Rapture VR System
Hardware that runs The VOID, a series of destination VR gaming facilities.
Walmart's mobile grocery-shopping app.
Zocdoc Patient-Powered Search
A mobile and desktop search tool for patients.