Awwwards - Blog Latests posts http://www.awwwards.com Sun, 01 Feb 2015 01:30:22 +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 <![CDATA[22 Inspiring TV and Movie Microsites]]> This is an ode to TV and movie microsites done right. We know how challenging it is for marketers and designers to create meaningful online experiences...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/22-inspiring-tv-and-movie-microsites.html Wed, 12 Nov 2014 12:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[The Site of the Month for October goes to...]]> The nominees for October's Site of the Month were, as usual, fierce competitors. However, one site stood apart to steal the hearts and blow the...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/the-site-of-the-month-for-october-goes-to.html Thu, 06 Nov 2014 12:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Awwwards Conference 2015 is Coming]]> Digital architects, pixel visionaries, and curators of dreams alike, come together at the Awwwards Conference to share with us their best-kept secrets,...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/awwwards-conference-2015-is-coming.html Wed, 05 Nov 2014 12:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[44 Useful Infographics for Web Designers]]> In spite of its relatively short history, web design is now a fully developed science, complete with a vast quantity of information both newbie and...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/44-useful-infographics-for-web-designers.html Mon, 03 Nov 2014 07:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Vote for the Site of the Month for October!]]> October is over which means we will be suddenly and overwhelmingly assaulted by Christmas music and tinsel at every turn. Oh, and it's time to vote...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/vote-for-the-site-of-the-month-for-october.html Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[63 Web UI Patterns From Today's Hottest Companies]]> The Web UI Design Patterns 2014 e-Book by our friends at UXPin takes examples from today’s most forward-thinking companies such as Pinterest,...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/63-web-ui-patterns-from-today-s-hottest-companies.html Mon, 27 Oct 2014 04:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[7 Overused Design Trends in 2014]]> Web design is like any other art form, it’s largely at the mercy of the zeitgeist possessing the industry experts of any given era. In other words, the...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/7-overused-design-trends-in-2014.html Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Impressive Design Bundle by Creative Market with more than 100 Design Resources]]> Creative Market is one of the best places to buy and sell design resources like Photoshop actions, patterns, mock-ups, fonts, Wordpress...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/impressive-design-bundle-by-creative-market-with-more-than-100-design-resources.html Thu, 16 Oct 2014 05:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[A Spacecraft for All wins SOTM for September!]]> September gave us a ton of websites of extraordinary quality! The 6 contender site for Site of the Month are a true testament of the brains and...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/a-spacecraft-for-all-wins-sotm-for-september.html Tue, 07 Oct 2014 05:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Vote for the Site of the Month for September!]]> Fall is here at last! Let's find out who will be crowned Site of the Month for September! Check out the nominees for SOTM September here. Remember,...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/vote-for-the-site-of-the-month-for-september.html Wed, 01 Oct 2014 05:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Creating 3D Cube: A Practical Guide to Three.js with Live Demo]]> Have you ever created a 3D object using JavaScript? Of course, you might have done. But creating 3D with pure JavaScript requires a large amount of code,...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/creating-3d-cube-a-practical-guide-to-three-js-with-live-demo.html Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Top 10 Web Design Topics of 2014]]> The "Web Design" category of general interest covers its fair share of ground. Informative articles on everything from UX to client management, to conversion...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/top-10-web-design-topics-of-2014.html Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[How The Concept Of Minimalism in Web Design Came About And Why It Stayed]]> The extraordinary brashness (or rather, brash extraordinariness) of overtly stylized webs with all the bells and whistles on never arouses indifference...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/how-the-concept-of-minimalism-in-web-design-came-about-and-why-it-stayed.html Tue, 09 Sep 2014 07:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[The Site of the Month for August goes to...]]> The nominees for August's Site of the Month were all strong competitors for this month's award, but one site stood apart from the very beginning:  TheCapitol.pn To...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/the-site-of-the-month-for-august-goes-to.html Mon, 08 Sep 2014 12:00:00 +0200