This year’s entries represented an astonishingly strong survey of innovation around the globe—over 1,700 designs. In the eyes of our esteemed judges, the projects you’ll find below were the best of the best. There were only 15 winners anointed in the entire competition; we also crowned about 231 finalists. Each of those projects represent what’s best about design today: Big ideas, meticulously thought-out details, and a clear viewpoint about how we live now—and how it could be better. We hope that you’ll dig in and be inspired.
Innovation by Design Awards
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A Day in the Life: Work and Home
I simulated a day for employed Americans to see when and where they work.
Brewery Road Trip, Optimized With Genetic Algorithm
Visit the best American breweries of 2018, based on RateBeer rankings, while minimizing travel time and distance.
Data Underload #17: Famous Movie Quotes, p. 2
Carpe diem. Seize the data, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.