Awwwards - Blog Latests posts http://www.awwwards.com Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:06:20 +0100 <![CDATA["Le dernier Gaulois" by Immersive Garden wins SOTM for January]]> The dust has finally settled after the explosion of inspiration at our Amsterdam conference and we are delighted to kick off #SOTM 2016 with a multi layered...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/le-dernier-gaulois-by-immersive-garden-wins-sotm-for-january.html Tue, 09 Feb 2016 13:32:09 +0100 <![CDATA[Get inspired by the Awwwards Amsterdam Conference 2016 mixtape]]> Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy. Ludwig van Beethoven. (UI sound designer) Listen to a selection of hand-picked...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/get-inspired-by-the-awwwards-amsterdam-conference-2016-mixtape.html Thu, 04 Feb 2016 12:09:56 +0100 <![CDATA[Vote now for January's #SOTM]]> After the whirlwind of workshops, talks, prize giving and making new connections at our Amsterdam Conference, it's time to get back to business and decide...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/vote-now-for-january-s-sotm.html Wed, 03 Feb 2016 14:06:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Awwwards Conference Amsterdam 2016 - The Winners]]> Last weekend the Awwwards Prize Giving Ceremony 2016 was held in the Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam. A one of a kind venue of cultural and architectural...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/awwwards-conference-amsterdam-2016-the-winners.html Mon, 01 Feb 2016 18:13:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Join us on the Awwwards Amsterdam Photographic Tour]]> When you come to a conference, the networking, talks and intense pace of the event often don't allow you time to discover the city you are visiting.  As...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/join-us-on-the-awwwards-amsterdam-photographic-tour.html Fri, 22 Jan 2016 16:58:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Free Minimalist Icons for Awwwards Users]]> Begin the new year by updating your library with a fresh batch of icons, hot out of the virtual oven! Free to download for Awwwards readers courtesy of...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/free-minimalist-icons-for-awwwards-users.html Thu, 14 Jan 2016 13:23:01 +0100 <![CDATA[Being Smart with Sound]]> UI Sound has the ability to instantly draw your attention, or simply add a subtle layer of information to a UI interaction - either alerting you to something...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/being-smart-with-sound.html Tue, 29 Dec 2015 14:07:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Some of the best agencies in Russia]]> As one of the world’s fastest growing economies with ⅙ of the world’s land mass, Russia’s vast land holds a thriving web design scene. Instead...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/some-of-the-best-agencies-in-russia.html Wed, 23 Dec 2015 15:50:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Sons of Gallipoli by Jam3 winner of November's SOTM!]]> It's the penultimate SOTM of the year and we'd like to thank everyone who has voted and made themselves heard on social media. From a selection of notable...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/sons-of-gallipoli-by-jam3-winner-of-november-s-sotm.html Wed, 16 Dec 2015 15:30:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Free e-book: Design For a Perfect Screen]]> The new eBook by Tal Florentin, “Design for a Perfect Screen”, is an interesting and valuable resource that is currently being offered for free by...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/free-e-book-design-for-a-perfect-screen.html Fri, 11 Dec 2015 12:49:42 +0100 <![CDATA[Do Websites Dream of Virtual Reality?]]> The Ridley Scott film Blade Runner, begins in Los Angeles 2019, a future where our protagonist Deckard is a policeman who hunts down replicants. In...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/do-websites-dream-of-virtual-reality.html Thu, 10 Dec 2015 16:41:00 +0100 <![CDATA[First Round : One step closer to the Awwwards Jury 2016]]> An expert panel made up of the most important designers, developers and agencies, tasked with assessing the talent and effort that goes in to web projects...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/first-round-one-step-closer-to-the-awwwards-jury-2016.html Thu, 10 Dec 2015 14:30:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Designing Longer Web Forms and Why They Can Work Too]]> When you design longer forms, you’ll actually get more of another kind of conversion, thus proving that longer web forms increase conversions as well! Conventional...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/designing-longer-web-forms-and-why-they-can-work-too.html Thu, 03 Dec 2015 17:58:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Innovative Digital Agencies from Australia and New Zealand]]> The economies of Australia and New Zealand are enjoying great success from the impact of the digital industries. In recent years the...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/innovative-digital-agencies-from-australia-and-new-zealand.html Wed, 02 Dec 2015 12:32:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Vote now for November's #SOTM]]> This year #SOTM has been a roller coaster of creativity, from immersive experiences with tree rings and interactive journeys with lingerie, to punk rock...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/vote-now-for-november-s-sotm.html Tue, 01 Dec 2015 13:01:15 +0100 <![CDATA[Be Careful About These 6 Web Design Trends in 2016]]> Trends in web design, like fashion trends, come and go. Sometimes trends are dictated by necessity (like responsive design). Other trends are industry...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/be-careful-about-these-6-web-design-trends-in-2016.html Mon, 30 Nov 2015 14:44:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Designing a Trending Website: A Tutorial for Flat Design & Minimalism]]> Some trends are popular for a reason: they just work. They’re easy to build, users are accustomed to them, they’re flexible across many viewports,...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/designing-a-trending-website-a-tutorial-for-flat-design-minimalism.html Fri, 27 Nov 2015 22:38:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Paul Bakaus on Designing with Chrome DevTools]]> Paul is currently working on many design-specific features with the ultimate goal to make DevTools a tool for designers, as much as for developers. During...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/paul-bakaus-on-designing-with-chrome-devtools.html Tue, 24 Nov 2015 13:18:19 +0100 <![CDATA[Top 5 UX Trends Every Web Designer Should Know]]> Does it make them happy or agitated? Do they use it because they want to or have to? What the user experiences, the UX, should be the ultimate goal of...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/top-5-ux-trends-every-web-designer-should-know.html Fri, 20 Nov 2015 18:11:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Free e-book: Responsive Web Design Best Practices]]> Responsive Web Design Best Practices from UXPin includes expert advice, tutorials, and case studies. In today’s multi-device world, responsive...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/free-e-book-responsive-web-design-best-practices.html Wed, 18 Nov 2015 14:05:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Speed up the recruitment process with online tests for developers.]]> Check knowledge online You have posted the job advert and you sit back as the applications come flooding in, but the process of sorting through...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/speed-up-the-recruitment-process-with-online-tests-for-developers.html Tue, 17 Nov 2015 14:10:00 +0100 <![CDATA[The Evolution of a UI Designer into a Product Designer]]> Sausage, cheese and Mail appWhat is a “product”? Until recently, the term was only used in relation to something material (telephone, TV, refrigerator),...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/the-evolution-of-a-ui-designer-into-a-product-designer.html Mon, 16 Nov 2015 16:09:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Interview with Tobias van Schneider, former Design Lead at Spotify]]> Tobias van Schneider is an award-winning, German designer raised in Austria & currently living in New York City. Former Lead Product Designer &...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/interview-with-tobias-van-schneider-former-design-lead-at-spotify.html Thu, 12 Nov 2015 13:50:00 +0100 <![CDATA[The hunt for the 2016 Awwwards Jury begins: Process closed]]> EDITED: The application process to join the Awwwards jury is closed, thanks for your participation!As 2015 draws to a close, we face our most...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/the-hunt-for-the-2016-awwwards-jury-begins-process-closed.html Tue, 10 Nov 2015 13:55:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Subaru's Zero Landfill by Carmichael Lynch and Resn wins #SOTM for October]]> October's SOTM saw the agencies really rising to the challenge to stack up the votes! But in the end we were won over by a beautifully immersive experience,...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/subaru-s-zero-landfill-by-carmichael-lynch-and-resn-wins-sotm-for-october.html Mon, 09 Nov 2015 13:41:38 +0100 <![CDATA[Berlin: Inspiring agencies and studios from the heart of Europe]]> Berlin is a feast for the cultural senses; meaningful monuments, alternative lifestyles, probably the coolest nightlife in the world and streets bursting...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/berlin-inspiring-agencies-and-studios-from-the-heart-of-europe.html Thu, 05 Nov 2015 14:24:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Bruce Lawson on Responsive Images]]> Bruce Lawson from Opera joined us at the Awwwards Conference Barcelona 2015 to show us how to send correctly-sized images to devices with HTML's new responsive...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/awwwards-conference-2015-bruce-lawson-from-opera-on-responsive-images.html Wed, 04 Nov 2015 11:48:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Increase your eCommerce conversion rates with Vitaly Friedman]]> When designing eCommerce experiences, we tend to prioritize on what we want to say rather than how it's actually said. It's not easy because there are...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/increase-your-ecommerce-conversion-rates-with-vitaly-friedman.html Tue, 03 Nov 2015 15:57:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Enjoy up to 140 downloads of high-quality royalty-free vectors, photos and more.]]> Graphicstock.com is a continually updated archive where you can find high-quality photos, vectors, illustrations and other design elements, royalty-free...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/enjoy-up-to-140-downloads-of-high-quality-royalty-free-vectors-photos-and-more.html Mon, 02 Nov 2015 13:36:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Vote and Win Prizes for October's #SOTM]]> #SOTM October is the name of the party and you're all invited! If you could spare few minutes to vote and tweet you could help make one of the nominated...]]> http://www.awwwards.com/vote-and-win-prizes-for-october-s-sotm.html Sun, 01 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0100