We’re proud to be the winners at the prestigious 2022 ADG LAU Awards in Barcelona, Spain.

Our collaboration with 11Onze on La Plaça, the world’s fintech private social network, has been awarded a Bronze Award for Best Responsive Design for Mobile at the 2022 ADG LAU Awards.

This year’s event was held at a special ceremony at the magnificent ‘Museu del Disseny’ and was one of the highlights of Barcelona Design Week.

ADG LAU Awards

The ADG LAU Awards are one of Spain’s most sought after design prizes honouring excellence across digital, product, visual comms, film and packaging.

Established in 1964, this year the ADG LAU Awards received more than 1200 entries from the best design talent across Spain and beyond.

ADG are the Association of Art Directors and Graphic Designers, a private non-profit organization based in Barcelona and members of the FAD, an institution of the Promotion of Arts and Design since 1903.

To be awarded at the prestigious LAU Awards is a great honour & a first for a 🇮🇪 design company.

Dermot O'Shea Founder - WONDR

LAU Awards Exhibition

The awards had a an expert judging panel made up of Spain’s top design talent across multiple disciplines.

The winning work selected by the judges is now on display at the Museu del Disseny (Barcelona Design Museum).

A well worthwhile visit where you will find the best in digital, product, furniture, visual comms, automotive and many many more.

About 11Onze

11Onze is the first community fintech in Europe offering financial literacy and wealth creation services to its members.

The brand fills a gap in the larger fintech sector with its La Plaça / The Square (private social network), Les Peles (digital currency), El Canut (universal banking super App) and expansive educational library, aimed at educating people with informative content on finance, economics, well-being and sustainability.

To date, 11Onze, which has a clear vision to educate and engage its members on money matters, has uploaded more than 1,985 videos and 2,034 online posts in three languages (English, Catalan, Spanish) with over 10,000 active users using the platform.

WONDR has been named as the Best Digital Product Agency Ireland 🇮🇪 by the global Prestige Awards programme 21/22.

The Prestige Awards recognise small and medium-sized businesses that have proven to be the best in their market over the past 12 months.

This award is our 21st in the past 12 months. It recognises the quality we have delivered for our clients across the globe.

Dermot O'Shea Founder - WONDR

Best Digital Product Agency Ireland

 

The judging panel selects the winners from over 1,448 entrants based on the businesses who can demonstrate the most in service excellence, quality of the service provided, innovative practices, ethical or sustainable methods of working, as well as consistency in performance.

Multi-Award Winners

This recognition for ‘Best Product Agency Ireland’ is WONDR’s 21st award in the past 12 months. It was a landmark year in which the business picked up winning prizes from prestigious award programmes across the globe.

 

Some of the highlights include:

We’re pleased to announce that our work with ESB Networks was the Winner of Best Energy & Utilities Website at the 2022 Progress Sitefinity Website of the Year Awards.

This years awards were evaluated across six categories of criteria—visual design, content, layout and navigation, complexity, innovation and significance—and selected through public voting with more than 6,200 votes cast.

The ESB Networks website serves as a public face to the utility where users can register new connections, report faults, submit meter readings and also get real time updates on power outages in their area.

For more than a decade, the Progress Sitefinity Website of the Year Awards have recognised exceptional global digital experiences that deliver to their customers and end users.

The contest was open for all Sitefinity platform deployments that were launched or significantly upgraded in the past year. Progress technology is used by hundreds of thousands of enterprises, including 1,700 software companies and 3.5 million developers.

“We are proud to honor ESB Networks & WONDR at this year’s Sitefinity Website of the Year Awards.”

John Ainsworth EVP - Progress

We're so proud to have won this global award. We wanted to ensure a better user journey for our customers and this award is important recognition that we delivered on this.

Aisling Walsh Customer, Brand & Social Manager - ESB Networks

About ESB Networks

As part of ESB Group, ESB Networks are licensed to build, operate, maintain and develop the electricity network in the Republic of Ireland. With over 2.3 million electricity customers across the country, the brand plays a key role in keeping Ireland’s power network active & connected, whilst enhancing the network with the latest smart & sustainable technology.

ESB Networks have been benchmarked globally as a best in class utility brand, this award reinforces this.

Dermot O'Shea Founder - WONDR

Our collaboration with 11Onze has been honoured in the 26th Annual Webby Awards in the Financial Services / Banking Category.

La Plaça (the square) has been honoured as the best website in a very competitive category that also includes Apple, Citi Bank, Morgan Stanley & Bank of America.

Other nominees at this year’s Webby Awards include Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, Laverne Cox, Gucci, Megan Thee Stallion, NASA and more!

"Honorees like 11ONZE & WONDR are setting the standard for innovation and creativity on the Internet."

Claire Graves President of The Webby Awards

Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honour” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international awards organisation honouring excellence on the Internet.

 

 

IADAS, which nominates and selects The Webby Award Winners, is comprised of Internet industry experts from companies such as Backstage Capital, Wieden+Kennedy, The New York Times, The Washington Post, &Co, TikTok, Disney and Peloton to name but a few.

We are delighted to be chosen as “Webby Honoree” for innovation and creativity. Especially, being acknowledged alongside the likes of Yahoo Finance, Morgan Stanley and the Bank of America is remarkable.

James Sene Chairman - 11Onze

James Sene, Chairman – 11Onze, added…

“La Plaça is what makes us unique. It’s an innovative fincom – a fusion of a social network and a fintech to deliver community driven financial services.

La Plaça started as a digital experience that combined social networking with a learning management system (LMS) and has since evolved into a community place for our members to buy products and services.

Moving forward they will also be able to sell their goods and services to other members.”

It's an incredible achievement for 11Onze to be selected among the best from more than 14,300 across the globe.

Dermot O'Shea Founder
WONDR

About 11Onze

11Onze is the first community fintech in Europe offering financial literacy and wealth creation services to its members. The start-up fills a gap in the larger fintech sector with its La Plaça / The Square (private social network), Les Peles (digital currency), El Canut (universal banking super App) and expansive educational library, aimed at educating people with informative content on finance, economics, well-being and sustainability.

To date, 11Onze, which has a clear vision to educate and engage its members on money matters, has uploaded more than 1,212 videos and 1,131 online posts in three languages (English, Catalan, Spanish).

About The Webby Awards

The Webby Awards is the leading international awards organisation honouring excellence on the Internet, including Websites and Mobile Sites; Video; Advertising, Media and PR; Apps & Software, Social; Podcasts; Games and Virtual & Remote.

Established in 1996, The Webby Awards received more than 14,300 entries from all 50 states and 70 countries worldwide this year.

The Webby Awards are presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include Verizon, WP Engine, Canva, Omidyar Network, YouGov, NAACP, KPMG, Fast Company, Wall Street Journal, MediaPost, Podcast Movement, TheFutureParty and AIGA.

WONDR are proud to announce that 2 of our recent clients are finalists at the Annual Progress Sitefinity Awards.

The Progress Sitefinity Awards jury has finalised their judging process and shortlisted both ESB International & ESB Networks websites as finalists in the Energy & Utilities category.

Public voting along with a panel of experts will determine the winners in the respective categories. The voting will start on April 6th and will close on April 20th. People can vote in just one or more of the listed categories. One thing to keep in mind – only one vote per user will count.

We’d welcome your support by voting for these brands so there is 🇮🇪 Irish representation amongst this years global award winners. Winners will be announced on May 26.

The details on the finalists are as follows:

ESB Networks

Finalist for Best Website in the Energy & Utilities category.

ESB Inter - national

Finalist for Best Website in the Energy & Utilities category.

WONDR are experts in designing for global energy & utility brands. These nominations further validate the reach, quality & impact of our work as we help brands move to smarter & more sustainable energy solutions.

Dermot O'Shea Founder - WONDR

WONDR is proud to be the winner of Best eCommerce Website at the 25th Annual Spider Awards.

The award recognised the beauty, uniqueness and quality of our delivery for Likha Aesthetic Clinic. This award-winning site has a rich immersive brand experience that was refined using AI testing tools during the design process.

"This award 🥇 recognises that we created something special with intelligence and skill that delivers business results that matter."

Dr Juliah Tbarani Founder - Likha Aesthetic Clinic

As the longest-running digital awards programme in Ireland, the Spiders are dedicated to recognising companies and individuals delivering digital excellence.

WONDR was shortlisted for 3 awards and collected the prestigious award on the night for Best eCommerce Website in Ireland.

eCommerce branding enables businesses to lead with relevance, purpose and character. In doing so it acts as a breakwater, protecting businesses from commoditisation in the digital space.

Oisín Hurst Director of Creative Brand Strategy
WONDR

Serial Award Winner

This prestigious award follows on from Likha Aesthetic Clinic’s recent success at the international Vega Design Awards where it won best website in beauty & cosmetics.

LikhaAesthetic.ie has also picked up global award for ‘Mobile Excellence‘ and an Honorable Mention from Awwwards as well as a Special Kudos award from CSSDA.

Founded in 2019, the clinic has also won Best Aesthetic Clinic in Ireland two years in a row, as well as a Patient Service Award from What Clinic for outstanding customer reviews two years in a row.

Join us for a live discussion with the UX Design Awards on April 13th, where we tell the story behind one of the world’s most innovative energy products.

Our Product Director, Peter Delaney and Design Lead, Mariana Spagnuolo, will walk a live audience through the award winning Real-Time Visualisation Application to share insights on how we used innovative techniques to design this special product for the ESB.

 

EVENT DETAILS

April 13, 2022

The event will be streamed live on Linkedin and is free to attend.

  • 4pm – Dublin
  • 5pm – CEST
  • 7pm – Riyadh
  • 11am – New York City
  • 12pm – Singapore

"This project brings different tools and solutions together as a single source of truth."

Lisa Gerkens UXDA Jury member

About the Award-Winning RTV

RTV was the recent winner of Best Product at UX Design Awards UXDA22.

The Electricity Supply Board (ESB) Real-Time Visualization (RTV) application is a dashboard of complex power generation data from every power station in Ireland, including renewables. RTV facilitates the management of energy generation and trading and allows the business to make real-time decisions for trading energy.

Lisa Gerkens of Forward 31 | Porsche Digital & UXDA Jury Member highlighted why RTV was selected as global award winner…

“At its core lies the stakeholder management to establish clear goals and KPIs, the involvement of different users in the development process (c-suite as well a specialized Engineers) and iteratively validated solutions. Its impact allows a more efficient use of energy. The design puts a lot of attention to visualization according to type of data to enable quick understanding for the user.”

 

WONDR are proud to share that 3 of our clients are finalists at the 25th Annual Spider Awards.

As the longest-running digital awards programme in Ireland, the Spiders are dedicated to recognising companies and individuals delivering digital excellence. 3 of WONDR’s most recent projects for KBC Bank Ireland, ESB Networks & Likha Aesthetic Clinic are now finalists at this year’s event.

The details on the finalists are as follows:

Best Digital in Industry

ESB Networks website is a finalist in the category for Best Digital Transformation in Industry and Infrastructure at the 25th Annual Spider Awards.

Best eCommerce Website

Likha Aesthetic Clinic’s website is a finalist in the category for Best E-Commerce Website at the 25th Annual Spider Awards.

Best in Universal Design

KBC Bank Ireland’s website is a finalist in the category for Best in Universal Design at the 25th Annual Spider Awards.

All award winners will be announced during the Gala Award Ceremony at the Mansion House, Dublin on 31st March 2022.

"To have 3 of our recent projects in the final is further validation of the quality of work WONDR delivers."

Dermot O'Shea Founder - WONDR

WONDR is proud to accept another award, this time from Digital Business Ireland.

We collected an award for ‘Best Professional Services Website‘ at their Annual Digital Awards which were held in early February 2022.

Digital Business Ireland is the voice of the digital commerce sector and the awards, which are sponsored by permanent TSB, seek to recognise the very best of digital in Ireland and reward businesses, organisations, people and innovations.

Due to the pandemic we were not able to enjoy the evening in person, however there will be an event later in the year where we will get to celebrate our success along with the other winners. We look forward to meeting everyone there.

DBI Winners 2021 Badges-10

This award recognises the depth of quality in our work to attract the right talent and clients who want to be at the cutting edge of digital.

Sinead Good Director of Operations - WONDR

An Irish Design Business winning global awards

This Irish award follows on from our recent success where we picked up a number of global awards including Best Digital Product designers in Ireland, Best Banking Website, Best Social Website, Best Health & Beauty Website & Best Energy Website.

We’re also the only design business nominated for 4 global awards at the prestigious UX Design Awards programme, a further example that WONDR consistently delivers work that is recognised as being at the cutting edge.

This award further validates that WONDR is a design business delivering cutting edge work for global brands from Ireland

Dermot O'Shea Founder - WONDR

WONDR is proud to announce that it is now a member of ADG-FAD (Asociación de diseñadores gráficos y directores de arte)

The ADG-FAD (Associació de dissenyadors gràfics i directors d’art) are based in Barcelona, Spain and for more than 50 years, its goal has been to promote design and visual communication in Spain’s cultural and economic life.

"We're proud to be part of such a significant association & look forward to contributing to the design community in Barcelona."

Dermot O'Shea Founder - WONDR

11Onze  x  WONDR  x  Barcelona

WONDR’s collaboration with 11Onze, to foster and grow a fintech community, shares similar values with ADG-FAD of empowering the community with insightful knowledge to enable them to develop further.

First-ever Fintech Private Social Network

The WONDR team plan on sharing our knowledge and expertise with the design community in Spain, especially insights on how we collaborated with 11Onze to create ‘First-ever Fintech Private Social Network‘ in Barcelona.