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June 23, 2011 | 96 likes | 0 comments
Joe Hewitt and his girlfriend Laura Copeland have created a beautiful photo blog. What's most exciting about this site is the fantastic scroll-based user interface built on Joe's Scrollability. Thanks to this the site is a joy to experience across devices, especially on my iPhone 4. Joe has also written a post about the project. In his words: "Inertial scrolling is a fundamental part of touch screen devices, regardless of their visual design, and should be used more often on the web."
March 15, 2011 | 91 likes | 0 comments
I'm posting the 80/20 studio website despite the fact that it's not brand new. I've been coming back to the site for a little while now, and it just occurred to me that the site is in my humble opinion the perfect single page portfolio site. It's super clean without being boring or bland, but at the same time manages to include all the information they need to communicate to show that they are the very best in their field. In addition to being very beautiful, I especially love they they haven't added nice to have features like a contact form or a built in map. It's all about UX.
February 21, 2011 | 88 likes | 0 comments
Climate Wisconsin is probably my favorite site from the first month of 2011. A very important factor behind my proclamation of love for this project is the way that high quality video productions are used throughout the site. If you're very talented and manage to combine video productions and web design of this quality you may get lucky and create a killer site like this one maybe once in a decade.
November 20, 2010 | 87 likes | 0 comments
Image Mechanics is a two person mobile app development studio based in Sydney, Australia. They have done some unusual tricks with the website interface that I think are there to convince potential clients that they are truly intent on producing great mobile app experiences. I really like how they show off their process through the use of in-action photos.
September 1, 2010 | 85 likes | 0 comments
Serbian multi-talented designer Damjan Stanković has created an exceptionally good portfolio site. It is also obvious that this guy has some great industrial design concepts up his sleeve.
November 11, 2010 | 83 likes | 0 comments
Krillbite is an indie game development studio based in Hamar, Norway. My favorite parts about the site are the illustrated details, the typography (even though the body text is a tad tiny), the use of colors, the highlighted navigation items (great touch) and the humor.
October 6, 2010 | 83 likes | 0 comments
March 3, 2011 | 81 likes | 0 comments
Netlife Research is a UX/UI consultancy based in Oslo, Norway. In the past I've found their work to be more focused on usability, IA & content strategy, rather than aesthetically pleasing designs. And they've been doing a damn fine job with that. But now, with the recent redesign of their own website, they seem to have stepped things up in the aesthetics department as well — in part thanks to some fantastic illustrations by @PabloLobato. They've written a post about the redesign in Norwegian.
November 19, 2010 | 79 likes | 0 comments
The "20 Things" site is very pretty, very well executed technically and all in all a very impressive package by Fi. But at the same time I can't help myself from hating the site a little bit for repeating many design antipatterns. iBooks is not a great interface for reading books. Flash is not a great interface for websites. To me it looks like those were the main inspirations for the design. To sum up my view: It's a cool site, but I hope this is not the future of the web.
(I feel bad for being so negative about a site that I post here. Styleboost is all about inspiration, not trash talk. Still, I had to get this off my chest.)
October 20, 2010 | 79 likes | 0 comments
My two favorite things about the Google TV site are a) the unusually dark color scheme for a site like this one, especially coming from Google, and b) the awesomely executed focus on the contents, making it very compelling to have a closer look at what this technology is all about.