Awwwards - Blog Latests posts Sat, 30 Apr 2016 20:37:43 +0200 <![CDATA[Vote now for April's #SOTM]]> #SOTM April is here! If you could spare few minutes to vote and tweet you could help make one of the nominated agencies very happy and also win yourself...]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:43:48 +0200 <![CDATA[Hello Awwwards: Agency Life in Rotterdam, The Netherlands]]> After meeting DPDK at our Amsterdam Conference they agreed to show us what life’s like in a Dutch Creative agency. They reveal what fuels their creativity...]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:18:29 +0200 <![CDATA[Interview: The Evolution of the Internet of Things with David Cuartielles, Co-founder of Arduino]]> We had the pleasure of interviewing David Cuartielles (Co-founder of Arduino, leader of the Prototyping Laboratory at K3 and teacher of interactive technologies...]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 18:49:05 +0200 <![CDATA[8 Steps to Amazing Microinteraction Design]]> As you already know, microinteractions are one of the hottest UX trends right now. They enhance user experience, provide important feedback, explain functions...]]> Wed, 20 Apr 2016 14:03:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Interview with Bryan James, Winner of Experimental Site of the Year]]> Bryan James is having quite a year, he was awarded Experimental Site of the Year at Awwwards Amsterdam Conference and Prize Giving in January and is currently winning...]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 12:41:00 +0200 <![CDATA[3 Free e-Books: 2016 Web Design Best Practices Bundle]]> 2016 Web UI Best Practices Bundle collects 3 free guides full of practical advice you can apply straight from the page.Our friends...]]> Mon, 18 Apr 2016 16:48:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Accessibility and Web Optimization with Chris Heilmann @Awwwards Conference]]> Fighting “inspirational obesity” was the theme of Chris Heilmann’s talk on day two of the Awwwards Conference Amsterdam in January 2016.It’s...]]> Fri, 15 Apr 2016 14:56:00 +0200 <![CDATA[The Most Important Parts of UX for Ecommerce]]> Imagine walking into one of your favorite stores. You’re expecting a quality visit as always, but this time you find it hard to locate the products you’re...]]> Wed, 13 Apr 2016 14:08:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Digital Designers’ Secrets: Top Fonts]]> The bearded UX unicorn jumps over the drunk full stack developer.Is it legible and versatile,...]]> Tue, 12 Apr 2016 17:20:00 +0200 <![CDATA[New Features in Adobe XD Revealed at Awwwards New York]]> Attendees at Awwwards Conference NYC will have the opportunity to hear secrets about the development of Adobe XD from Tom Krcha, product manager at Adobe...]]> Mon, 11 Apr 2016 14:24:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Hello Awwwards: Agency life in Syros, Greece]]> Until Sunday is an Italian agency but a few years ago we decided to move from the big city to Syros, a small island in Greece. Surrounded by the sea, warmed...]]> Wed, 06 Apr 2016 16:19:00 +0200 <![CDATA[iFly50 by Born05 Wins SOTM for March]]> March's #SOTM takes us on a photographic tour of some of the most special locations in the world. Thanks to everyone who voted and tweeted - Check if your...]]> Wed, 06 Apr 2016 13:48:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Designing With Color Contrast for Improved Usability]]> Colors add appeal to websites—the more vibrant and stunning, the better. Even so, web design done correctly should consider the utility of adding any...]]> Tue, 05 Apr 2016 14:36:01 +0200 <![CDATA[Virtual Reality: Evolving Narratives with Anrick Bregman]]> We all felt very lucky to be present when Anrick Bregman gave his talk on 360º film making at the Awwwards Amsterdam web design conference in January...]]> Fri, 01 Apr 2016 16:09:41 +0200 <![CDATA[Vote now for March's #SOTM]]> The first quarter of 2016 has flown by and now is the time to decide which site deserves to be crowned #SOTM. In March our #SOTD nominations have shown...]]> Thu, 31 Mar 2016 11:01:00 +0200 <![CDATA[140 Downloads of High-quality Royalty-free Footage, After Effects Templates and Video Backgrounds]]> Videoblocks is offering Awwwards users a 7-day free trial to download high quality content from more than 800k HD videos. These great resources include...]]> Thu, 31 Mar 2016 10:40:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Surreal, Art Driven Narratives Using Stop Motion with Greg Barth]]> On day two of Awwwards Amsterdam, Greg Barth’s talk "Do It Yourself, Design, Taking Risks, Experimenting, Behind the Scenes" was like a shot of espresso...]]> Tue, 29 Mar 2016 14:02:04 +0200 <![CDATA[Interview with Benjamin Guedj, Winner of Independent Designer of The Year]]> The first of our interviews from Awwwards Amsterdam is with Benjamin Guedj, winner of Independent Designer of The Year. Benjamin Guedj is a French designer...]]> Wed, 23 Mar 2016 13:57:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Awwwards Conference Comes to New York]]> We are very proud to be making our first conference appearance stateside. This June, 16th and 17th we will be kicking up a storm of web design dialogue...]]> Wed, 23 Mar 2016 09:40:00 +0100 <![CDATA[VR is Ready for Consumers, are You Ready for It?]]> During the last couple of years VR has been a hot topic. Many of us have already tried it, and the ones who haven’t, definitely have read at least a...]]> Thu, 17 Mar 2016 01:33:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Bart Van De Wiele Wows the Crowds with Adobe’s Experience Design XD]]> One of the highlights of the Awwwards Conference Amsterdam was undoubtedly Bart Van De Wiele’s highly anticipated live preview of Adobe’s Design Future:...]]> Thu, 10 Mar 2016 14:55:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Make Me Pulse Wins SOTM for February with Make Me Pulse 2016 Wishes]]> After a close battle between some of the biggest names in web design, February's SOTM has been won by the mysterious but awesome Make Me Pulse 2016, a...]]> Wed, 09 Mar 2016 12:21:00 +0100 <![CDATA[7 UX Tips for Effective Conversion Rate Optimization]]> …People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.This gem of a quote comes...]]> Tue, 08 Mar 2016 12:18:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Hello Awwwards: Agency Life in Liège, Belgium]]> Based in the city of Liège, eastern Belgium, EPIC is a digital agency made from the passion and creativity of 14 digital lovers. We dedicate ourselves...]]> Mon, 07 Mar 2016 17:29:00 +0100 <![CDATA[The Centrality of Design with Josh Brewer]]> It’s day one of the Awwwards Conference Amsterdam, the crowds are ready and waiting to have their minds blown by a series of inspirational and practical...]]> Fri, 04 Mar 2016 16:01:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Vote now for February's #SOTM]]> We're back with round two of this year's SOTM nominees who have been given the seal of approval from our new Jury. February's web design offerings...]]> Thu, 03 Mar 2016 14:03:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Free e-Book: Web UI Patterns 2016 (Volume 1)]]> Web UI Patterns 2016 (Vol. 1) spans 144 pages, explaining how to use today’s effective UI patterns based on 142 hand-picked examples.The guide compiles...]]> Thu, 03 Mar 2016 13:20:18 +0100 <![CDATA[How Pantone Colors of the Year Rose Quartz and Serenity Join the Story of Web Design]]> The blending of two shades – Rose Quartz and Serenity - the new PANTONE Color of the Year.Rose Quartz and Serenity...]]> Mon, 29 Feb 2016 18:04:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Designing Content for Readability, Legibility and Clarity]]> Designing for the web has to be based on making the content as clear possible for your site visitors and readers or they’ll simply leave your site. The...]]> Wed, 24 Feb 2016 14:27:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Now is the Time to Design for Wearables]]> Technology is a tour de force and has captured the market after the sincere efforts of people who possessed the prudence to foresee the coming future....]]> Tue, 23 Feb 2016 16:20:00 +0100