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DEPT®’s AI and Impact work among its 29 Webby Award Nominations

Marjan Straathof
Marjan Straathof
Global SVP of Marketing
3 min read
4 April 2024

After winning Network and Agency of the Year at last year’s Webby Awards, DEPT® is back with 29 nominations for our work with brands including Google, Gucci, Bang & Olufsen, Philips, and Virgin Galactic. In addition, 18 projects were named as honorees.

29 Nominations

Competing against 13,000 entries from more than 70 countries worldwide, our nominated projects are eligible to win two awards: a Webby Award as chosen by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADA) jury in each category, and a Webby People’s Voice chosen by the online public. 

Nominations for DEPT®, BASIC/DEPT®, Hello Monday/DEPT®, and Dogstudio/DEPT® span Advertising, Media & PR, AI, Metaverse & Virtual and Websites and Mobile Sites.

Shortlisted projects include two nominations for Responsible AI awards for our work with GiveAHand and ReflexAI, and multiple awards for impact projects including Trainline’s ‘I came by train’ campaign that inspires people to help fight climate change, Undo The Firewall –  a project to help combat misinformation and censorship, and Google Jigsaw which researches threats to open societies, and builds technology, products and tangible methods that inspire scalable solutions.

Huge congratulations to all of our nominated clients: American Society for Deaf Children; Bang & Olufsen; Cowboy; Daniel’s Music Foundation; GiveAHand; Google; Gucci; Jeff Koons; Philips; Reddit; ReflexAI; Sesame Workshop; Tony Blair Institute; Trainline; Undo the Firewall; Virgin Galactic; Whoop. 

Vote for us

Voting polls are now open to the public until Thursday 18 April 2024, with winners set to be announced later in the month. 

Please cast your votes for your favourite nominees via the links below:

Bang & Olufsen
Best Use of Animation or Motion Graphics
Best User Experience

Daniel’s Music Foundation
Accessible Technology

Jeff Koons Moonphases
Best User Interface

Hometeam by ReflexAI
Responsible AI

Virgin Galactic
Travel & Lifestyle

DEPT® – Prepare to Pioneer
Best Art Direction

In addition to the 29 nominations, 18 projects for the following clients were awarded Honorees: Design Within Reach; Doordash; eBay; GANNI; Google; Gucci; Jeff Koons; Just Eat Takeaway; KFC; Louis Poulsen; Meebits; Patagonia; ReflexAI; Tempoo; Webex.

Congratulations to our talented teams and pioneering clients for this incredible achievement, and thank you for voting!


Global SVP of Marketing

Marjan Straathof


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