The 2018 Innovation By Design Awards honor the designers and businesses solving the problems of today and tomorrow.
The 2018 Innovation By Design Awards honor the designers and businesses solving the problems of today and tomorrow. The competition, now in its seventh year, has featured a cross-section of blue-chip companies, scruffy startups, and hungry young talents. It is one of the most sought-after design awards in the industry.There are 15 categories in all, and the judges include renowned designers from a variety of disciplines, business leaders from some of the most innovative companies in the world, and Fast Company’s own editors. Entries are judged on the key ingredients of innovation: Functionality, originality, beauty, sustainability, depth of user insight, cultural impact, and business impact.
Every entry will be seen by Fast Company editors. Winners, finalists, and honorable mentions will appear in the October issue of Fast Company magazine and on Co.Design; winners will be celebrated at Fast Company’s Innovation Festival this October, and receive a complimentary pass. And for the first time ever, we’ll name a design company of the year.
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