Teehan+LaxAgency of the Year
Teehan+Lax have worked on Medium, Readability, social shopping platform Krush and Google Street View Hyperlapse. Since they started in 2002, they’ve been focussed on designing digital products and services that people use.
AgencyNew Agency of the Year
Agency is a not-for-profit creative studio for social change based in Sydney. It takes on projects that further human development, foster human rights and drive social equity. The studio works across branding, video, digital and user experience.
Government Digital ServiceTeam of the Year
GDS is leading the digital transformation of the UK government to make it simpler, clearer and faster. In less than two years GDS has hired over 200 staff and shipped an award-winning service with Gov.uk.
Chris CoyierOutstanding Contribution
Hannah WolfeDeveloper of the Year
Geri CoadyDesigner of the Year
Geri is a freelance designer and illustrator working in Newfoundland and Nottingham. In 2013 she was a contributor for the Pastry Box Project, wrote a Pocket Guide to Colour Accessibility, and spoke at conferences around the world.
Harry RobertsYoung Developer of the Year
Harry is a consultant front-end architect from the UK, who writes, tweets, speaks and shares code about authoring and scaling CSS for big websites. He is behind the inuit.css framework and went freelance last year.
Katie KovalcinYoung Designer of the Year
Katie is a designer at Happy Cog in Austin, creating beautiful, functional design systems and writing articles for Cognition. Outside work she teaches at Girl Develop It, an initiative to get more young women into coding.
Jennie LamereEmerging Talent of the Year
Jen is an 18-year-old freshman at Rochester Institute of Technology. She won the grand prize at Boston’s TVNext Hack for inventing an app that hides TV show spoilers, and she's Twitter’s youngest-ever intern.
Simon Willison and Natalie DowneEntrepreneur of the Year
Natalie and Simon started Lanyrd as a side project idea on their honeymoon and last year sold the site to Eventbrite and released a collection of new features to bring Eventbrite and Lanyrd’s worlds closer together.
Haraldur ThorleifssonBest Online Portfolio
Haraldur is a creative director and designer of things that appear on screens. He lives a nomadic lifestyle, staying for a few months in each city he moves to, and works mainly for clients in the San Francisco Bay area.
Can I Use (Beta)Side Project of the Year
Can I Use is a compatibility table for modern browsers, including mobile. If you’re looking to use an HTML5, CSS3, or SVG feature and need to know if a certain browser plays nicely with it, hit up Can I Use.
Keith Clark: CSS 3D FPSDemo of the Year
A 3D world with lighting, shadows and collision-detection created with CSS3 transforms and HTML. Built by Keith Clark for testing the feasibility of creating 3D environments using these technologies.
MailChimp: In-houseRedesign of the Year
The MailChimp redesign is a masterclass in reinvention. The team used rapid-fire usability testing to get immediate feedback. This data – and more besides – informed the decision making process.
24 waysBest Collaborative Project
The annual advent calendar for web geeks has been going since 2005. With the help of its 24 dedicated authors, for twenty-four days each December 24 Ways publishes a daily dose of web design and development goodness.
ShopTalkPodcast of the Year
ShopTalk is a weekly podcast about front end web design, development and UX, hosted by CSS-Tricks founder Chris Coyier and Paravel lead developer Dave Rupert. Each episode has a special guest to talk shop and answer questions.
CreativeMorningsGrassroots Event of the Year
Creative Mornings is a breakfast lecture series for the creative community, founded by Tina Roth Eisenberg. Volunteer hosts organise local chapters (there are now 77 cities around the world) for free monthly short talks and breakfast.
Mike Monteiro: How Designers Destroyed the WorldConference Talk of the Year
Mike, the co-founder of Mule in San Francisco, delivered this inspirational talk at the WebStock conference in New Zealand about the need for designers to consider the impact of their work on the world around them.
Sublime TextApp of the Year
Sublime Text is a sophisticated, cross-platform text editor for code, markup and prose with a slick user interface, extraordinary features and amazing performance. It's a firm industry favourite.
SassGame Changer of the Year
Sass describes itself as CSS with superpowers and it truly is. It’s fully compatible with all versions of CSS, has more features than any other extension language, it's loved by the industry and backed by a huge community.
Web ComponentsBest New Web Technology
GruntOpen Source Project of the Year