Interactive documentary chronicling the testing of nuclear weapons. Fascinating combination of first person simulated VR / 3D videos, first hand testimonies, and history as told by those who were there. Beautifully crafted experience that really takes you there, and gives a multimedia overview of the history of these world ending weapons.
Interactive storybook featuring the adventures of Oat the Goat – tackling the topic of bullying. Beautifully crafted story and imagined 3D world – with simple tap based interactivity to make choices along the way. Love all the sound effects, music and dialogue – great attention to detail throughout. Nice way of broaching the topic of bullying through a wonderful and charming interactive story.
Fun multi-player drawing game, where quick doodles are turned into 3D objects placed into a co-created 3D world. Created for Google’s i/o 2018 in Mountain View as the fun follow up to the Paper planes from the previous i/o. First of all the doodle recognition to a range of objects is great, and love the lively and fresh transformation to the 3D shape. Once created your doodle goes into the co-created world for you to explore in a rich 3D world.
Site documenting the earthquake damaged temples of Bagan in full 3D and LiDAR visualisations. Beautifully crafted experience taking you on a journey through these stunning temples. Love the interactive documentary approach, with voice over and storyline bringing out the history and acting like virtual tour guide.
Site featuring an infamous stretch of road called Roxham, home to a border crossing into Canada. Photographer Michel Huneault captured various stories of the people looking for asylum crossing from the US, all presented in web VR and 3D. Really interesting approach to story telling, mixing audio, interviews, photography and 3D space.
Site of musical festival Bad Bonn Kilbi in Switzerland. Love the Star Wars-esque page design, scroll down to see the site, tap on a artist and it plays a track – with a delightful rotating disc – some sections split the page and transition to a 2D view of the content. Really fun, playful experience – love the minimal design and awesome interactions.
Site of experimental arm of Weiden + Kennedy Amsterdam – Department of New Realities. Featuring an interesting 3D homepage where scrolling through presents visual ephemera in a monotone landscape. Some nice transitions in the projects section – fun and playful – great to see something a bit more out there.
Interactive story about the last moments of life for the main protagonist. Incredible creativity, with home made props, custom software, and beautifully executed mix of video / 3D / type. Love the dynamic typeface and all the small animated details. Great sound design, interesting story, and light weight fun interactivity come together to provide this fascinating experience.
Site of famous opera singer Maria Callas, and a release of remastered classics. Featuring a sound reactive homescreen with 3D elements undulating and responding to soundtrack. Feeling like a form of sleek album boxset artwork, with a dive into the history of the star and photos from across the years. Nicely designed and crafted experience.
Beautiful experiential site which transports you to the hazy world of Hogwarts. Scroll through the 3D world and discover key moments from the Harry Potter world as you float around iconic locations. Beautifully executed with a nice balance of interactivity, playfulness, and content – it looks amazing with some of the best 3D implementation i’ve seen. Minimal UI and hierarchy allows you to really immersive yourself in the experience.
Fun branding site highlighting Air France’s seasonal playlist “a nod to our favourite Frenchies (Phoenix, Malik Djoudi or Postaal), as well as an opportunity to share our current top picks from around the world”. Love all the Material-esque transitions and animations that seamlessly move from section to section. Beautifully designed experience, love the sound reactive backdrops when you are playing a track. Fun way of extending the Air France brand into a music and digital design space.