variousways /

creating engaging experiences.

Variousways gets Awwwards "site of the day", It will also be included in their book The 365 best css websites around the world.
variousways / about


Variousways is an imaginative award winning interactive design studio founded in Philadelphia in 1998. Serving national and international clients, we are hard working, dedicated and have a strong desire to create innovative and engaging digital experiences.

variousways / services


We focus on the interaction between people and interactive interfaces to create successful engaging experiences. Services within our methodology include experience research, experience strategy, experience design and experience implementation.

  • Research

  • Consumer research
  • Remote user testing
  • Ethnographic studies
  • Usability testing
  • User task modeling
  • Strategy

  • Heuristic evaluation
  • Competitive assessment
  • Persona creation
  • Customer scenario development
  • Brand experience strategy
  • Design

  • Information architecture
  • Wireframes
  • Prototyping
  • Storyboards
  • User interface design
  • Mobile interfaces
  • RIA interfaces
  • Visual design
  • Implementation

  • Prototype development
  • Design execution planning
  • Metrics and analytics
  • Post launch support
  • Rapid iteration
variousways / clients


Our highly experienced team members have worked with clients such as...

AAA/Afflatus Project/American Express / Amerisourcebergen /Artfully Elegant/ Artisan Garden / Avaya / Barrett N Smith / Bella Bocce / Born Magazine/Carpenter Technology/ Charter Partners / Checkpoint Systems / Covanta Energy / Digitalwave / Drexel University / Ears Collective / Get Satisfaction / Hanlon Advertising / Healthtrac / Iron Andy Foundation / Its on the Grid / Jen Nash / Jennifer Levy /John Hopkins Medicine / / Julia Peck Photography / Keefe, Bruyette & Woods / K'nex Toys / Knox University / Lancaster General / Locanda Cavallo / Lutron / Martin Memorial / Medimmune / MintyFresh Records /Newman Haas Racing/NY Cosmos/Orasure /Olympus Corporation/PAFPC / Perkin Elmer / Radnor Hunt Races/Regal Finishes/ Reading Hospital / Robert Woods Foundation / Rutgers University / School District of Philadelphia / Shareholder /Simple Skincare/Sparks Online / Studio 19 / Victaulic Company / Viropharma / WAM Systems / West Corporation / Zeitgeistbot

variousways / recognition


Awards. Exhibitions. Mentions. Publications.

  • Awards

  • AIGA Mentor - Mentorship Program
  • AIGA Philadelphia Design Award
  • Addy Award
  • American Design Award
  • Aster Award
  • Awwwards Awards

  • CSSDA Award
  • e-HealthCare Strategy & Trend Awards
  • Greystone & Staywell Healthcare Design Award
  • Web Marketing Association Web Awards
  • Publications

  • AIGA Philadelphia Design Award Book
  • Awwwards Book (2)
  • Communication Arts
  • Cre@te Online Magazine (.net Magazine)
  • Practical Design Magazine
  • The Web Designer's Idea Book
  • The Mobile Web Designer's Idea Book
  • Exhibitions

  • Google DevArt. Art made with code.
  • AIGA Philadelphia Design Show
  • ANIMATE Exhibition Philadelphia
  • DesignPhiladelphia Festival
  • SPACE Gallery: AIGA Philadelphia's headquarters
  • Le Meridien: Interactive Installation
  • Message & Medium: the interplay of type and art: PhilaMOCA
  • HELIO Store Gallery at Santa Monica, CA
  • Born Magazine
variousways / news


Exploring Typography

Selected website by designer Jon Montenergro has been included in the textbook Exploring Typography – 2nd edition by Tova Rabinowitz Deer.

Showcasing the latest in best practices across print and digital media, EXPLORING TYPOGRAPHY, provides a well-researched, authoritative introduction to typography that explores the varied uses of type in visual communications.

AIGA Philadelphia Design Awards

Jon Montenegro from variousways wins a AIGA Philadelphia Design Award for interactive design work. AIGA Philadelphia

"Our renowned panel of judges have spoken. The vast array of submissions has been narrowed down to the top 100, representing the best talent Philadelphia has to offer."

Communication Arts

Variousways is proud to have one of our works featured in Communication Arts Magazine Webpick of the day.

Awwwards Book

Variousways' designer (Jon Montenegro) has a couple of sites that will be included in Awwwards Book. The best 365 websites around the world compiled in more than 190 pages of awesome web design goodness.

Web Design: Studios Book

Variousways was selected to be featured in this book. " its compact format, displays 90 of the most prominent interactive studios worldwide." editor: Julius Wiedemann. Available at your local bookstore.

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variousways / contact


New Business

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General Information

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