Awwwards - Blog Latests posts Tue, 01 Dec 2015 12:02:14 +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...]]> 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,...]]> 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...]]> 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...]]> 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...]]> 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...]]> 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),...]]> 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 &...]]> Thu, 12 Nov 2015 13:50:19 +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...]]> 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,...]]> 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...]]> 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...]]> 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...]]> Tue, 03 Nov 2015 15:57:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Enjoy up to 140 downloads of high-quality royalty-free vectors, photos and more.]]> is a continually updated archive where you can find high-quality photos, vectors, illustrations and other design elements, royalty-free...]]> 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...]]> Sun, 01 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Interview with Richard Hedberg and Roy van Dijk from Achtung!]]> Time for another interview that took place during our last conference in Barcelona. Achtung!, an award-winning creative agency based in Amsterdam told...]]> Thu, 29 Oct 2015 17:50:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Four tips for getting work in a design studio]]> Over the years I have received many thousands of CVs and emails enquiring about work, from designers of all levels, especially over the last ten years...]]> Wed, 28 Oct 2015 13:40:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Awwwards Conference 2015 - Josh Holmes from Microsoft on the Internet of Things]]> Microsoft Architect Evangelist Josh Holmes gives a talk on the Internet of things, Microsoft Bands,, Azure, Arduino, cloud computing and smart...]]> Tue, 27 Oct 2015 13:59:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Free downloadable icons based on the best of modern architecture, exclusively for Awwwards users.]]> Free downloadable icons based on the best of modern architecture, exclusively for Awwwards users. Walter Gropius, Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright...]]> Mon, 26 Oct 2015 14:01:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Free e-book: Mobile Design Trends 2015 & 2016]]> Mobile Design Trends 2015 & 2016 from UXPin including best practices, examples, and resources. The designers at UXPin have filtered...]]> Thu, 22 Oct 2015 18:02:40 +0200 <![CDATA[Learn how to use sketching in the design process with Eva-Lotta Lamm]]> In a recent survey by Khoi Vinh of about their favorite tools used by designers in the design process, “Pencil and Paper” came...]]> Wed, 21 Oct 2015 13:33:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Wireframe Basics for Beginners: An Agency Perspective]]> Wireframing is one of the most effective and valuable exercises during the project lifecycle. Whether you’re building a mobile application, a landing...]]> Tue, 20 Oct 2015 13:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Free Vector Icons Set exclusively for Awwwards Users]]> If you are looking to add fresh icons to your collection, now is the time. This beautiful set of “Illustricons” are free to download for Awwwards readers...]]> Mon, 19 Oct 2015 13:38:00 +0200 <![CDATA[20 extremely creative web layouts]]> Today we aren't going to go on about those websites which are technically on point and whose graphic design and typography are seamless. No, today, we...]]> Wed, 14 Oct 2015 10:30:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Sennheiser Reshaping Excellence wins Site of the Month for September!]]> This month we've enjoyed a fantastic music battle between art and technology but finally, for a handful of votes Sennheiser Reshaping Excellence has become...]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 16:21:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Survey: UX, Interactive Designer or Full-Stack Developer - Who are you?]]> The digital media production industry is seeing an increase in hybrid profiles. As traditional roles become diluted it can be complicated to identify with...]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 14:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Free e-Book: UX Design Trends 2015 & 2016]]> Citing analysis from UX experts and featuring analysis of 71 examples, UX Design Trends 2015 & 2016 explains the current best practices of UX design. ...]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 18:02:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Grab 70+ Design Resources in Creative Market’s October Bundle]]> Creative Market is a community of over a million creatives who buy and sell amazing design assets. You’ll find over 240,000 resources like fonts, graphics,...]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2015 14:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Vote for September's Site of the Month!]]> #SOTM September- who's it going to be? So many unique and impressive sites but which one was the best? Explore the sites below and nominate the one that...]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 13:01:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Awwwards Conference 2015 - WebGL & WebVR by Mr. doob & Jaume Sanchez]]> Mr.doob & Jaume Sanchez gave a fantastic talk at the Awwwards Conference Barcelona 2015 on building WebGL, WebVR, Three.js editor, Google Maps Cube...]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2015 17:53:00 +0200