2016 Melbourne Design Awards

spaces, objects, visual, graphic, digital & experience design, design champion, best studio & best start-up, plus over 40 specialist categories

accelerate transformation, celebrate courage, growing demand for design


Key Dates

5 May 2016 - Standard Deadline
16 June 2016 - Judging & Ratings
29 June 2016 - Rating Closes
30 June 2016 - Winners Announced
27 July 2016 - Awards Presentation
1 September 2016 - DESIGN SUMMIT

Digital - New Service or Application

This can be any new service or application from a start-up to an industry leader. It’s not just bells and whistles we're after but true innovation, exceeding expectations and filling a void that had previously been open.

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Nominations in Category

BMW Engage - BMW Group / Monkii

Digital - New Service or Application

- Silver

The Engage platform sets out to systematically change the way that the organisation communicates with its customers. The core objectives of this system are; to allow BMW to increase their contact rate, reconnect with their audience, gain better profile data and provide a platform for customers to evaluate their options. The end goal is to increase customer loyalty, including Car Sales Conversion rates for BMW Group brands. It does this by providing an simple way to compare model affordability across the BMW range.

FindIt.ID – Complete customer experience design and brand development - FINDIT.ID / Butterfly

Digital - New Service or Application

- Gold

FINDIT.ID is a tech start-up that has developed a unique tagging technology that can link any personal belongings with their owner, and helps reconnect owners with their lost goods. FINDIT.ID and Butterfly worked from a blank slate to create a smooth new service application, designing brand, product, website and management system. The tagging technology is flexible and can be applied to consumer goods via wholesale and retail channels. Manufacturers can print the tag on their products using laser technology and consumers can tag their personal items by purchasing sticker kits from local retail outlets. FINDIT.ID facilitates a safe, efficient and low stress method for returning lost goods directly from finders back to owners through the FINDIT.ID message centre. The patent was submitted on May 4 2015 in Australia. A patent has also been filed in the US. Telstra retail outlets are now selling this product, and the technology has received strong support from local sporting manufacturers and one manufacturer of high-school clothing. FINDIT.ID has proved a challenging and exciting project for the team, providing the opportunity to design a clear and innovative platform.

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