variousways /

creating engaging experiences.

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.

Our philosophy and methodology are grounded on the vision of creating emotional connections and powerful experiences, hopefully giving ground breaking perspectives on what interactivity can be.

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.

Featured in .net Design Magazine / Addy Award / AIGA Space Gallery / AIGA Philadelphia Design Award / Aster Award / AVA Digital Awards / Awwwards Award Book / e-HealthCare Leadership Award / American Design Award / Born Magazine / Communication Arts Magazine/ Featured in Cre@te Online Magazine / e-HealthCare Strategy & Trend Awards / Gawker Artist Exhibition / Helio Store Gallery Mobile Art Show / NetDiver Design Forte Award / Greystone & Staywell Healthcare Design Award / Featured in Web Design: Studios Book / Featured in Practical Design Magazine / ShinyArt Gallery / Web Marketing Association Web Awards / The Web Designer's Idea Book / Web Marketing Association Web Awards / Mobile Web – Designer’s Idea Book

variousways / recognition


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."

AIGA Philadelphia SPACE Selected folksonomy art work (twitter) by Variousways' designer Jon Montenergro will be displayed at AIGA Space Gallery in Philadelphia.

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 2011. The best 365 websites of 2011 around the world compiled in more than 190 pages of awesome web design goodness.

The Web Designer's Idea BookWorks by Jon Montenegro of variousways is featured in The Web Designer's Idea Book.

Practical Webdesign MagazineWork from variousways was once again featured in Practical Design Magazine. Issue 183.

Web Design: Studios BookVariousways 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.

more buzz...Read more news and learn about our culture at our variousways blog.

variousways / contact


New BusinessLooking for innovative ideas, solid strategies and engaging interactive experiences? Take the next step. Shoot us an email.

CareersLooking to bring your career to another level, work with a diverse collection of clients, and engage in highly collaborative creative culture? Send us an email with some samples of your work to

General InformationJust want to get in touch with us? Feel free to contact us to discuss new opportunities for collaboration or to learn more about our capabilities.

BlogCatch an inside peak into our culture and thoughts at our variousways blog