June 23rd & 24th, 2016 ⋅ Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh Web Design Day 2016

The best of web design comes to Pittsburgh for an action-packed conference plus workshops!

Workshops: June 23rd | Conference: June 24th


Our Speaker Lineup

Workshops - Thursday, June 23

Bearded Studio

Responsive Web Design for In-House Teams and Non-Unicorns

with Rebecca Serr (UX Designer), Caralyn Green (UX Strategist), Matt Griffin (Designer) & Patrick Fulton (Developer)

These days there’s a lot of talk about unicorns. When we’re designing in the browser, creating complex user workflows, and building sites with more breakpoints than you could ever provide comps for – it sounds like everyone’s expected to be able to do everything well. Read more...

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Brad Frost & Dave Olsen

Creating Atomic Design Systems With Pattern Lab

with Dave Olsen, Brian Muenzenmeyer & Brad Frost

Atomic design has proven to be a sound methodology for crafting robust interface design systems. And Pattern Lab has proven itself to be a powerful tool for bringing those atomic design systems to life. In this workshop, Dave Olsen, Brian Muenzenmeyer, and Brad Frost – the creators of Pattern Lab – will teach you how to create your own custom pattern libraries with Pattern Lab and help your team establish a more deliberate, pattern-driven workflow. Read more...

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After Party

Shop Talk Show!

We've been known for our unique after parties - and we plan on keeping that up this year. We have a few awesome things planned. Two of which we can let you in on a bit early:

Our first surprise is that we are honored as heck to know that none other than Chris Coyier and Dave Rupert will be hanging out with us recording an episode of our favorite Web Design & Development podcast, Shop Talk!

Second, while we are still finalizing the location of the after-party, we can confirm that it will be within walking distance of the New Hazlett. The days of driving across town after our conference are long gone! This rules not only for the convenience, but also because the LA Dodgers are in town for a game that night.

Anything Else?

Why, yes! Thank you for asking!

We have secured sponsorships that will allow us to offer scholarships again this year. Read more and apply.

More details for our after-party will be announced soon - we have one or two more exciting surprises planned for this year.

We’re also working with a few hotels to offer discounts for our out-of-town guests.

Check back soon for our full speaker topics and descriptions.


  • Barkley REI
  • MailChimp
  • Think Trough Math
  • Shopify
  • Alloy 26
  • Think Brownstone
  • skyword
  • Commonwealth Press
  • Shift Collarorative
  • Smith Brothers Agency
  • Bearded Studio
  • Franktuary
  • Refresh Pittsburgh
  • Dribbble

Do you or your company want to sponsor this year’s Web Design Day? Download our Sponsorship Guide and get in touch with us. Help us bring the best of web design & development to Pittsburgh!