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 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 be the winners of Best Digital Product at the global UX Design Awards.

The award was for our work on ESB’s (Electricity Supply Board) Real-Time Visualisation (RTV) application.

This was a unique and special dashboard of complex power generation data from every power station in Ireland (including renewables) that acts as a single source of truth.

RTV is now considered an essential product by all our stakeholders and is embedded in our daily operations. Therefore helping us to achieve our Net Zero strategy.

Anna Doran ESB
Product Owner

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The award was introduced by Lisa Gerkens, Forward31 | Porsche Digital and accepted by WONDR Design Lead, Mariana Spagnuolo and Founder, Dermot O’Shea.

We awarded this work because we believed it took on a great challenge. The impact of the product results in more efficiency in the use of energy with a focus on renewables.

Lisa Gerkens Forward31 | Porsche Digital

Whilst WONDR & ESB couldn’t collect the award in person in Berlin due to the pandemic, we accepted the award at the virtual ceremony which you can view here.

ESB – A Data Driven Digital Utility

ESB is the leading Irish utility focused on providing competitive and sustainable energy solutions to the Irish public. Built on Microsoft Azure, RTV facilitates the management of energy generation and trading, and allows the business to make realtime decisions for trading energy.

Daragh Noctor, ESB Generation & Trading Analytics Manager | CIO Analytics, highlighted how…

“RTV blends market, business, asset and station information to create a business narrative in a clear, compelling and engaging way that helps inform its audience on decision making. It’s success is evidenced in its daily use by Station management, Engineering, Trading and right up to the Executive level.”

RTV provides the foundational capability for Generation and Trading's Analytical Framework and is the first in a series of analytical products that will fully enable ESB on becoming a data-driven digital utility.

Daragh Noctor ESB
Analytics Manager

About the UX Design Awards

The UX Design Awards are one of the most prestigious international awarding bodies, who honor the impact accomplished UX design has on shaping a positive living environment for all. Congratulations to our lovely clients and the fantastic WONDR team who worked together to deliver world class work.

The awards are run by the International Design Centre Berlin, who this year celebrate their 50th anniversary. Previous winners at the UX Design Awards include Mercedes Benz, Microsoft, Samsung, Philips, Dyson and Bang & Olufsen to name but a few.

 

This prestigious award recognises the depth of quality WONDR delivers for all its clients across the globe. We were the most nominated design company & to win an award showcases the cutting edge work we do across Energy, Data, Fintech, Blockchain & Crypto.

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 are proud to share that 4 of our clients have been shortlisted at the international UX Design Awards.

The UX Design Awards are one of the most prestigious international awarding bodies, who honor the impact accomplished UX design has on shaping a positive living environment for all. Congratulations to our lovely clients and the fantastic WONDR team who worked together to deliver world class work.

The awards are run by the International Design Centre Berlin, who this year celebrate their 50th anniversary. Previous winners at the UX Design Awards include Mercedes Benz, Microsoft, Samsung, Philips, Dyson and Bang & Olufsen to name but a few.

All Award Winners for this year will be announced during the #UXDA22 Virtual Award Ceremony on 1 March 2022.  In addition to the main awards, there will also be a special public vote award through the UX Design Awards site. The online vote will be running until 28 February and we would welcome your support for any of our entries highlighted below.

The 4 projects that have been nominated are:

Package Portal App

Nominated

Innovative design to bring Decentralised Finance (DeFi) for the delivery data industry.


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ESB Networks Website

Nominated

Helping Ireland as a nation to be updated on the national power network.


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11Onze

Nominated

The world’s first Fintech Private Social Network, ‘La Plaça’, delivers a Netflix of Banking experience to empower & reward the community with financial control.


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ESB Generation & Trading

Nominated

The Realtime Trading Visualisation (RTV) application was designed to enable engineers to manage and trade the power generated from ESB’s power grid (including renewables).


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Global Award-Winning Work

These award nominations follow on from our recent success where we collected 4 awards at the International Vega awards, all of which validates the consistent quality & innovation that WONDR’s delivers across the globe.

All these projects were built from excellent collaborations with our client partners. We believe the more open the collaboration is, the more likely you will deliver innovation that is globally recognised.

Diarmuid Ó Sé Founder
WONDR