Awwwards - Blog Latests posts http://www.awwwards.com Sun, 01 May 2016 00:37:27 +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...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/vote-now-for-april-s-sotm.html 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...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/hello-awwwards-agency-life-in-rotterdam-the-netherlands.html 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...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/interview-the-evolution-of-the-internet-of-things-with-david-cuartielles-co-founder-of-arduino.html 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...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/8-steps-to-amazing-microinteraction-design.html 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...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/interview-with-bryan-james-winner-of-experimental-site-of-the-year.html 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...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/3-free-e-books-2016-web-design-best-practices-bundle.html 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...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/accessibility-and-web-optimization-with-chris-heilmann-awwwards-conference.html 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...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/the-most-important-parts-of-ux-for-ecommerce.html 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,...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/digital-designers-secrets-top-fonts.html 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...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/new-features-in-adobe-xd-revealed-at-awwwards-new-york.html 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...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/hello-awwwards-agency-life-in-syros-greece.html 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...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/ifly50-by-born05-wins-sotm-for-march.html 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...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/designing-with-color-contrast-for-improved-usability.html 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...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/virtual-reality-evolving-narratives-with-anrick-bregman.html 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...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/vote-now-for-march-s-sotm.html 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...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/140-downloads-of-high-quality-royalty-free-footage-after-effects-templates-and-video-backgrounds.html 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...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/surreal-art-driven-narratives-using-stop-motion-with-greg-barth.html 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...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/interview-with-benjamin-guedj-winner-of-independent-designer-of-the-year.html 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...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/awwwards-conference-comes-to-new-york.html 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...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/vr-is-ready-for-consumers-are-you-ready-for-it.html 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:...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/bart-van-de-wiele-wows-the-crowds-with-adobe-s-project-comet.html 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...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/make-me-pulse-wins-sotm-for-february-with-make-me-pulse-2016-wishes.html 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...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/7-ux-tips-for-effective-conversion-rate-optimization.html 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...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/hello-awwwards-agency-life-in-liege-belgium.html 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...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/the-centrality-of-design-with-josh-brewer.html 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...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/vote-now-for-february-s-sotm.html 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...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/free-e-book-web-ui-patterns-2016-volume-1.html 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...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/how-pantone-colors-of-the-year-rose-quartz-and-serenity-join-the-story-of-web-design.html 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...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/designing-content-for-readability-legibility-and-clarity.html 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....]]> http://www.awwwards.com/now-is-the-time-to-design-for-wearables.html Tue, 23 Feb 2016 16:20:00 +0100