Yes! Extremely happy to announce that yesterday I won my second SXSW Interactive Awards (the first in 2007) in the “Personal” category for my portfolio site MarcoRosella.com, with a responsive zoomable user interface completely made in SVG.
Here’s the complete list of the winners:
Last december 15th, I wrote in this blog: “Anyway, I’m currently working on a new site, my “self-titled”, maybe online next week.”
Well, the ‘maybe’ was useful for the following days because the challenge I imposed to myself was very hard: after vlog.it, I wanted to show in a HTML5 site one the main super-power of SVG, scalability, creating a zoomable interface like the epic series of Flash sites of the late 90s that introduced the concept of depth in web design, something usual after the arrival of Google Maps.
(This is a post in progress)
After two months and half, it seems that vlog.it has been well received out there, from SVG/HTML5 guys to motion graphics passionates to simple video lovers, not forgetting my neighbour Gustavo – a man with very personal tastes – that says that is “Ok.”.
For example, it won:
or for example the continue reading…->