Awwwards - Blog Latests posts http://www.awwwards.com Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:37:11 +0200 <![CDATA[The Science behind Landing Page Designs]]> What makes a great landing page has always been a topic of discussion for many designers and webmasters. In order to design a winning landing page, you...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/the-science-behind-landing-page-designs.html Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:56:20 +0100 <![CDATA[My Process and Tools for Rapid Website Prototyping]]> There are many times when I choose to create a demo website. One such time, for example, is when I want to experiment with new, cutting-edge features. With...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/my-process-and-tools-for-rapid-website-prototyping.html Wed, 18 Mar 2015 15:09:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Awwwards Conference 2015 - Phil Hawksworth from R/GA]]> As a Web developer, Phil is a Technical Director at R/GA in London, building sites and experiences for clients like Google, Nike, and Beats By Dre. Find...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/awwwards-conference-2015-phil-hawksworth-from-r-ga.html Tue, 17 Mar 2015 14:03:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Awwwards Interviews - Anrick Bregman from Unit9]]> Anrick Bregman is an Interactive Director at Unit9 based in London. He's an interactive storyteller passionate about animation and virtual...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/awwwards-interviews-anrick-bregman-from-unit9.html Thu, 12 Mar 2015 12:57:53 +0100 <![CDATA[Reebok: Be More Human Experience wins SOTM for February!]]> This month of February has given us a whole bunch of websites of extraordinary technical quality. The winner of Site of the Month for February is... Reebok:...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/reebok-be-more-human-experience-wins-sotm-for-february.html Wed, 11 Mar 2015 18:33:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Awwwards Conference 2015 - Henry Daubrez from Dogstudio]]> For those of you who missed the Awwwards Conference 2015 in Barcelona or for those who want to watch them again, we've prepared a collection you'll sure...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/awwwards-conference-2015-henry-daubrez-from-dogstudio.html Wed, 11 Mar 2015 15:03:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Awwwards Interviews - Divya Manian from Adobe]]> As last year, we have prepared for you a long list of interviews with some of the best web design agencies and industry professionals. They told us...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/awwwards-interviews-divya-manian-from-adobe.html Tue, 10 Mar 2015 11:47:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Cinemagraph Toast Crunch: Part of a Balanced Website]]> Cinemagraph Toast Crunch: Part of a Balanced Website Video content takes too long, flash is long forgotten, and you don't even know how to properly...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/cinemagraph-toast-crunch-part-of-a-balanced-website.html Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:29:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Vote for the Site of the Month for February!]]> The Awwwards conference has passed, but the show must go on. It's time to vote your favourite site of the month from February. We know it's a complex task,...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/vote-for-the-site-of-the-month-for-february.html Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:35:00 +0100 <![CDATA[21 Tools To Build Your Web Design Empire]]> The higher we are placed, the more humbly we should walk. -Marcus Tullius Cicero If you’ve never heard of Cicero, rest assured the man knew a thing...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/21-tools-to-build-your-web-design-empire.html Tue, 17 Feb 2015 15:42:11 +0100 <![CDATA[Trippeo wins SOTM for January!]]> 2015 has gotten off to an incredible start! We have seen some fierce contenders vying for this month's SOTM title. Let's look back to 2014, the winner...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/trippeo-wins-sotm-for-january.html Wed, 11 Feb 2015 16:38:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Awards of the Year 2014 - The Winners!]]> We have been waiting patiently to reveal the names of the winners of the Awards of the Year for 2014. At last, the time has come! The complexity and stunning...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/awards-of-the-year-2014-the-winners.html Tue, 10 Feb 2015 09:44:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Freebie: Universal Icon Set for Web and Mobile]]> Today we have a cool collection of useful, universal icons from Freevectors.net shared with CreativeCommons Attribution. This exclusive vectorial pack...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/freebie-universal-icon-set-for-web-and-mobile.html Mon, 09 Feb 2015 08:39:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Vote for the Site of the Month for January!]]> We have started the year with some spectacular sites as always. It's a complex task, but we need your help to choose which of these 6 stand-out projects...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/vote-for-the-site-of-the-month-for-january.html Mon, 02 Feb 2015 12:35:05 +0100 <![CDATA[Fresh UI Inspiration in the Era of Google Material and Design Patterns]]> Elements such as full screen images or videos, parallax scrolling, hamburger menu icons, boostrap templates or "Google Design Material"... are everywhere!...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/fresh-ui-inspiration-in-the-era-of-google-material-and-design-patterns.html Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:26:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Which Way Is The Concept Of Vertical Scrolling Headed In 2015?]]> With single page websites bubbling from being an untested endeavor to becoming a hotly pursued trend, the concept of vertical scrolling has found itself...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/which-way-is-the-concept-of-vertical-scrolling-headed-in-2015.html Mon, 19 Jan 2015 06:14:00 +0100 <![CDATA[The DNA Project wins SOTM for December!]]> Can you believe it? The last SOTM of the year. How time flies! We are saying goodbye to 2014 with a knockout website created by none other than one of...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/the-dna-project-wins-sotm-for-december.html Mon, 12 Jan 2015 11:47:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Top 5 Brazilian Creative Studios By Izaias Cavalcanti]]> Brazil is quite unique for many reasons. Besides being known for its joyful and friendly people, it's also famous for producing some of the most creative...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/top-5-brazilian-creative-agencies-by-izaias-cavalcanti.html Thu, 08 Jan 2015 01:09:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Understanding Web UI Elements & Principles]]> Chris Bank of UXPin — the wireframing & prototyping app — explains some of the most important principles of web UI design. For analysis of...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/understanding-web-ui-elements-principles.html Wed, 07 Jan 2015 01:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Vote for the Site of the Month for December!]]> As always the time has flown and here we are at the end of the year. December is finally here! It’s down to you to choose which of these 6 spectacular...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/vote-for-the-site-of-the-month-for-december.html Wed, 31 Dec 2014 01:40:00 +0100 <![CDATA[What to do with Whitespace]]> I’ve got a problem with whitespace. I’m primarily pissed off because it’s all I see every time I try to sit down and scrape...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/what-to-do-with-whitespace.html Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Christmas Inspirational Roundup]]> The Christmas theme is extremely iconic, it is tough not to fall back on its most characteristic resources and repeat them year after year. However, there...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/christmas-inspirational-roundup.html Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[An awesome portfolio site for London’s leading Communications Agency]]> Every designer develops an instinct for knowing when an excellent new project walks through the door and, when TALK PR called up, we knew they had all...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/an-awesome-portfolio-site-for-london-s-leading-communications-agency.html Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[New Design Bundle by Creative Market Worth in 1000+ for Only $39]]> As I imagine you all know Creative Market, which is a reference site in terms of web resources. Today we are very pleased to announce its new Bundle called...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/new-design-bundle-by-creative-market-worth-in-1000-for-only-39.html Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[10 New Xmas Cards from Freepik and More Free Resources for your Christmas Projects]]> 'Tis the season to be jolly! Christmas cheer is contagious and we've decided to spread it with the help of a brand new FREE Christmas Cards Vector Pack,...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/10-new-xmas-cards-from-freepik-and-more-free-resources-for-your-christmas-projects.html Tue, 25 Nov 2014 07:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Web UI Design Best Practices: FREE eBook]]> Web user interfaces are much more than buttons, menus and forms for users to fill out. They are the connection between the user and the experience;...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/web-ui-design-best-practices-free-ebook.html Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Understanding Web UI Visual Hierarchy]]> More than being creative, a good artist must also consider subtleties like composition, colors, size, what to include, and — perhaps more importantly...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/understanding-web-ui-visual-hierarchy.html Tue, 18 Nov 2014 04:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[WANTED: 2015 Awwwards Jury]]> Believe it or not, 2014 is almost at an end. Let's not get too nostalgic as there is still so much to do! We must begin on one of our most important tasks...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/wanted-2015-awwwards-jury.html Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Download a Free Chapter of Case Studies Book: Final Promotion]]> We've learned something in the past few weeks: Designers are really hungry for brainfood.  The Paperback edition of 'Exciting Web Projects: Conception...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/download-a-free-chapter-of-case-studies-book-final-promotion.html Fri, 14 Nov 2014 06:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Blast.js: Javascript Library for Creative and Safe Text Manipulation]]> Intro Typographers have always sought new ways to separate letters, break apart words, and reassemble sentences. Blast.js helps facilitate such typographic...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/blast-js-javascript-library-for-creative-and-safe-text-manipulation.html Thu, 13 Nov 2014 07:00:00 +0100