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November 9, 2011 | 21 likes | 0 comments
I love everything about Everyday Photos by young Norwegian designer/photographer Kristian Hjelle. It's a clean and simple little photo blog, and it's perfectly executed. Of course it doesn't hurt that the photos are great. With gorgeous typography and every little detail just feeling right, this makes for an outstanding little site.
The only thing I miss is keyboard navigation.
November 9, 2011 | 0 likes | 0 comments
Previously known as BankSimple aka the Future of Banking. I'd like to use the words of Tim van Damme to point out the disruptive momentum in Simple: "This is probably the most anticipated product ever for me". The site itself as well as the screenshots they're showing off look truly stunning. The fact that the current state of online banking UX is in such a bad shape gives Simple a huge opportunity right now. Hopefully the rest will try to catch up soon.
November 2, 2011 | 7 likes | 0 comments
Joshua Topolsky & friends' just launched a very promising new tech news site. It's worth noting that they are creating a true next gen editorial news site. I love the way they've laid out the homepage plus the way they've colored some of the photos. Learn more about this new venture.
October 25, 2011 | 21 likes | 0 comments
It seems that Nest is all the rage today, so why not just post it on Styleboost as well? In all seriousness it looks like a damn fine product — that is accompanied by an equally fine website. It does a great job of making us all drool over a thermostat, of all things.
October 25, 2011 | 7 likes | 0 comments
Impressive redesign of Freitag's website + webshop by none other than Oliver Reichenstein (Information Architects). The site is distinct, beautiful, very easy to navigate and provides you with good views of Freitag's bags. What more can you ask for?
October 19, 2011 | 8 likes | 0 comments
SWE is a creative Swedish agency with a nice little portfolio. The site is laid out with a very clear grid. It's atypical and it works well, though some of the transitions get a bit old (i.e. slow) after a few clicks. I really like how the site relies on typography throughout the design.
October 19, 2011 | 9 likes | 0 comments
Campaigns come a dime a dozen, but this one for Mahi online forex trading truly shines. It is quite simple, but stands out by making use of clear and beautiful infographics and stats to explain why you should sign up for an invitation. I wish more digital campaigns took this approach. Head on over to SEOmoz to read more about the campaign.
October 12, 2011 | 3 likes | 0 comments
Another goodie I found in Rebekah Cox's latest design inspiration post. I think this portfolio site can best be described as elegant, shiny, slick and subtle — or something along those lines. The most impressive parts of the site are the homepage and the Flight Card presentation. Also, pay attention to the quality of the user interfaces in their apps.
October 11, 2011 | 15 likes | 0 comments
This clean new architect portfolio site by Bleed and Værsågod feels close to perfect. The color scheme is subtly brilliant. If I have to nit-pick, I think the people filtering should function on hover instead of click, and the news feed is a wee bit confusing/annoying. Via @tobiasbaeck.
October 10, 2011 | 5 likes | 0 comments
A wonderful example of how to make a minimalist website that truly puts the contents front and center. What really struck me with this one is the monochromatic interface combined with such great typography, margins and use of whitespace. Love the dark textured, left-hand sidebar.