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Category Archives: Design

OpenRoad and Honeywell Named as Finalist for SIIA CODiE Awards

Honeywell Smartline is up for another technology award.

OpenRoad Brings UBC’s New Strategic Plan to Life Online

OpenRoad partners with the University of British Columbia to create a beautiful and responsive site for their new Strategic Plan.

Talking Visual Design and Brand in Copenhagen

OpenRoad Creative Director Wil Arndt shares his knowledge of branding and visual design to a passionate group of communicators and digital workplace experts at the IntraTeam 2018 conference in Copenhagen, Denmark.

We’ve been running the Sun Run for over 16 years.

The Vancouver Sun Run is one of OpenRoad’s longest-standing employee events: we’ve …

UX Book Review: Designing Together by Dan Brown

This book is an ideal resource for anyone looking to improve their interactions with coworkers, clients, friends, and family. Although it is intended for contributing designers, the concepts are so fundamental and useful I find they can be applied in almost any situation to improve collaboration or navigate conflict successfully.

Design Trends We’re Watching in 2014

As a follow-up to our Top Interaction Design Trends 2013 post in December, the design team

Top 3 Interaction Design Trends We Loved in 2013

Creative Director Wil Arndt shares the OpenRoad UX Team's thoughts on the trends that helped define interaction design in 2013. Here's our round-up of three things that really had us singing happy songs as interaction designers this year.

OpenRoad Acquires Creative Agency Mod7

Today is a big day for OpenRoad. I am excited to announce our acquisition of digital agency Mod7 Communications Inc. We've partnered with Mod7 on many projects over the years and now they're officially part of the OpenRoad team!

Mobile Website Design: 3 Anti-Patterns to Avoid

More than ever before, we're accessing the web from a variety of mobile devices and it's not just when we’re on the go anymore. While it's good to know what the mobile website design best practices are, it's just as important to be able to identify bad patterns when you see them.


This post originally appeared on Mod7 is now a part of OpenRoad Communications