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2014 Roundup

2014 Roundup

Ryan Shelton, Jan 3

What a year 2014 was. We worked non-stop since January on a range of exciting projects. We designed an updated 2014 version of The Open Championship app for the R&A (iPhone and iPad) with our friends at Future Workshops. The app reached the #1 spot in the free apps category on the App Store with over …continue reading

Jump wins at Lovie Awards

Jump wins at Lovie Awards

Ryan Shelton, Nov 12

Our London bus app Jump has won the coveted People’s Lovie in the Best User Experience category. We also won a Bronze award which we’re ecstatic about. Jump was in a tough category up against Shazam, Google Night Walk, Beats Music and The Universal Typeface. Jump was also shortlisted in the Best User Interface category. Thank you …continue reading

Recap, nominations and Jump goes to Brixton!

Recap, nominations and Jump goes to Brixton!

Ryan Shelton, Oct 7

The last few months have been really busy here at Noble Union. We released a number of client apps – most notably a refreshed design for The Open Championship app, built by our friends at Future Workshops. Nominations Our app Jump – London Bus Tracker – made the official Shortlist of the 4th Annual Lovie Awards in …continue reading

Jump nominated for an Appsters Award

Jump nominated for an Appsters Award

Ryan Shelton, Oct 3

We’re pleased to announce that Jump has been shortlisted for an Appsters Award in the Best use of API 2014 category. Appsters winners will be announced during the awards ceremony hosted by TV comedian John Robins taking place on the 12th November at Building Six, 02. We can’t wait! If you haven’t experienced Jump yet, you can download it …continue reading

Jump is a Lovie Award Finalist

Jump is a Lovie Award Finalist

Ryan Shelton, Sep 23

We’re thrilled to announce that Jump, our London bus tracker app, is a Lovie Award Finalist in the Mobile: Best User Experience category. This really is an unparalleled honour. “As a Finalist, Jump has been selected as one of the best in Europe in its category, and is competing for the industry’s two most sought-after …continue reading

Jump wins FWA Mobile of The Day Award

Jump wins FWA Mobile of The Day Award

Ryan Shelton, Aug 27

We couldn’t be prouder. Our London bus tracker app – Jump – has won a coveted FWA Mobile Award! If you haven’t experienced Jump yet, you can download it from the App Store or find out more here.

Introducing Jump, the bus app for Londoners

Introducing Jump, the bus app for Londoners

Ryan Shelton, May 28

We’ve been working on a side project (read “labour of love”) for the past 6 months and are ready to share a sneak peek. For London, and for Londoners, the bus holds a special kind of affection – it is uniquely, unmistakeably, undeniably a part of the fabric of this great city, and the lives …continue reading

Looking back

Looking back

Ryan Shelton, Apr 13

Apple launched the iPhone in 2007 and the App Store a year later. Shortly after the App Store opened its doors, we started Noble Union and the last 5 years have been an amazing journey. Prior to Noble Union, I had another company that mostly designed websites and web apps – primarily for startups. I’ve …continue reading

Refining your craft

Refining your craft

Ryan Shelton, Apr 1

The skill level and passion shown in this video is incredible. Dedication, patience and years spent refining a craft. This is one of the most amazing displays of artistic craftsmanship I’ve ever seen. David A. Smith is certainly a master of what he does and Danny Cooke captured it wonderfully in this beautiful documentary.