2012 Interaction Awards

All the entries, winners, blog posts, and recap of the ceremony for the award year.

The winners of the first-ever Interaction Awards, recognizing 26 projects from all over the world for their excellence in interaction design. The criteria for evaluating the entries were based on context, impact, craft and overall presentation, and selected by an international panel of Jurors.

• 300+ submissions
• 33 Countries
• 60% Professionals
• 40% Students

Facilitating communication between people and communities



Shortlist Entries

Cities of Service Online Network, cloudred

FACES, Projekt202

FoodHub: a digital community where local food people connect, ISITE Design

frogMOB, Frog

Homeless SMS, Delft University of Technology

Lynx Stream, Razorfish

Nike+ GPS, R/GA

Nokia N9 - Swipe UI, Nokia

Pepsi Refresh Project, HUGE

Plug-In-Play, Rockwell Group

Steps, Art Center College of Design

Weaving Relationships, Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design

Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango), Microsoft

Re-imagining completely an existing product or service by creating new behaviors, usages or markets



Ford SmartGauge
Smart Design
Spotify Box
Umea Institute of Design
The Waste Land
Touch Press LLP

Shortlist Entries

ASSA ABLOY Mobile Keys, Screen Interaction

Avaya Flare UX Strategy, Native Design Ltd

Ford SmartGauge, Smart Design

Hiboo, books to explore, Gobelins, l'ecole de l'image

Low2No - Smart systems for carbon neutral lifestyles, Experientia

Morgan Stanley Matrix, Morgan Stanley

Nike+ GPS, R/GA

Peel, Peel

Spotify Box, Umea Institute of Design

SWYP: See What You Print, Artefact

The Waste Land, Touch Press LLP

Urbanflow Helsinki, Nordkapp, Urbanscale LLC

Vendo: An Urban Hybrid, California College of the Arts

Helping people to do things they otherwise couldn't do



Google Art Project
Possible Worldwide
Teaching Channel
Method, Inc.

Shortlist Entries

Bkin Wayfinding System, AKKO

Costa Rican Elections Supreme Court Data Visualization Tool, Possible Worldwide

Google Art Project, Possible Worldwide

I Mirabilia, Iuav University of Venice

I want ToBe... Course, ToBe Worldwide

Life Technologies SOLiD 5500 (xl) user interface, IDEO

MetaDistretti e-Monitors, Frog

Nike+ GPS, R/GA

Out of Box Experience - Accu-Chek Aviva, Frontend.com

Out of the Box, vitamins design ltd

PULSE: an assistive technology for hearing impaired, Faber-Ludens

ReadyForZero, ReadyForZero

Teaching Channel, Method, Inc.

Tiblo: A tangible learning aid for children with dyslexia, National Institute of Design

Capturing attention, creating delight and delivering meaning



Interaction Cubes
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz/Museu da Vida
University of Oregon Ford Alumni Center
Second Story Interactive Studios
We Remember/ Explore 9/11
Local Projects LLC

Shortlist Entries

2011 Audio Line Interface for TDK Life on Record, Ziba

Drift app, Drift

HBO GO Mobile Applications, HUGE

Interaction Cubes, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz/Museu da Vida

Real Life with Virtual Wallet iPad Ad, PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.

Shanghai Corporate Pavilion - The Dream Cube, ESI Design

Sound Noodle, Art Center College of Design

The Daily, The Daily

University of Oregon Ford Alumni Center, Second Story Interactive Studios

We Remember/ Explore 9/11, Local Projects LLC

Enabling self expression and/or creativity




Shortlist Entries

5ml, Velti S.A.

Infinite Creativity, Second Story Interactive Studios

LoopLoop, Stimulant

LTE (4G) Video Broadcaster, Citizen

meloop -The fragments of melody, Sharp

Pas a Pas, Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design

Plug-In-Play, Rockwell Group

Team Sports, R/GA

The Film Room, R/GA

Making daily activities more efficient



IceMobile Agency
Crispin, Porter + Bogusky

Shortlist Entries

Appie, IceMobile Agency

B-Cycle, Crispin, Porter + Bogusky

Cooking Light: Quick and Healthy Menu Maker, Small Planet Digital

Daily Stack, Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design

Ethicon Endo-Surgery Generator User Experience, Smart Design

Gilt on the Go v2.0 - Phone app, Gilt Groupe

Hotdog, Art Center College of Design

Memorex Clock Radio Mini Alarm and Clock Radio Dual Alarm for iPod, Ziba Design

Movistar Video, Vostok

Out of Box Experience - Accu-Chek Aviva, Frontend.com

Routesy, Odopod

Space Marathon, Hongik University

TaskRabbit iPhone app, Cooper

Xero, Xero

XM Snap Satellite Radio, Ziba Design

Blog Posts

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