The Financial Times picked up seven honours in the second annual Lovie Awards, recognising excellence and innovation in the European internet community.
The Financial Times HTML5-based web app scooped three silver awards in the News App, News App (tablet) and Mobile Innovation (tablet) categories. Previously, the FT web app had also won the 2012 Best Mobile Innovation for Publishing Award at the Global Mobile Awards, as well as the 2012 Meffy Awards for Best Publisher on Mobile.
Financial Times Graphic World, an interactive marketing campaign centred on 3D infographics online and at New York’s Grand Central Terminal, was honoured with a silver award for Integrated Experience and a bronze award for Mobile & Experimental. FT.com also won a bronze award for best news website, while howtospendit.com, the newly redesigned website of the FT’s award-winning luxury supplement, was shortlisted in the Lifestyle category.
The FT also won four “People’s Lovie” awards (determined by popular vote), including for the FT Web App (in the News, News: Tablet, and Mobile Innovation: Tablet categories) and FT Graphic World (in the Mobile & Experiential category).
Lovie honorees are chosen by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences (IADAS). More information on the Awards can be found at http://www.lovieawards.eu.