Contrast is a web apps company from Dublin, Ireland. They make great apps for a few special clients while working on their own apps like Exceptional, Qwitter, TaskFive and Twecipe.

Eoghan is the Visual Design Lead and Managing Director at Contrast and is passionate about entrepreneurship, small business and building software that matters to real people.

Des is the User Experience Lead at Contrast and is passionate about designing exciting, interesting and engaging experiences and likes to question the status quo in web application development.


Unconventional Web Applications

This talk presents a set of conventions that have governed the design of web sites and application since the beginning of the web. We'll step through each of them, explore their usefulness and question their validity.

This talk is not Flash specific, and is intended to inspire creators of web applications, showing examples of where doing unconventional things has produced impressive results.