||The Onion Tablet
Date: 2011 | Medium: Mobile | Role: Art Direction, Design | For: The Onion, Inc.
“We find the iPad to be the optimal device for tactile, responsive news manhandling,” said Rick Martin, Art Director of The Onion, adding, “This app satisfies our audience’s dual-need for both shiny things and groping.”- Onion press release, April 1, 2011.
The Onion iPad app took the Onion's content and placed it in a more touchable format with full screen images, video content and popular online features like American Voices and Onion Sports. It was developed using HTML 5, allowing it to be easily updated and ported to other mobile platforms.