Site of Centerfold a “Montreal-based organization with the aim of driving social and economic change in the art industry. Our goal is to enable artists to gain funding, visibility, and access”. You can buy the curated prints or browse around a virtual gallery a fun feature that replicates a surreal 3D exhibition space. Nice idea and nicely executed.
Site of luxury swimwear brand. Beautifully executed combination of editorial style design and commerce site. Love the homepage with its combination of imagery and bold type, with a subtle parallax effect to provide some movement. Colour toned photography and nice art direction throughout.
Site of jewelry magazine On The Rocks. Short and sweet with minimal layout hosting a diverse range of photography and lifted with the addition of fun interactions, mouse over the parts of the site for a contextual button and for flicking through the magazine. Shows that even the smallest of interactivity makes it that much more compelling.
Site of Japanese lifestyle magazine R Magazine. Featuring a variety of content such as fashion through to food. Sleek and minimal design with editorial and fashion photography. Love the subtle scrolling effect and art direction throughout, with lots of small UI details and transitions.
Site of artist Shantell Martin. Awesome homepage comprised of her artwork reacting to mouse position – love the mirroring of the artwork in the UI. Nice transition to the projects section and great bold design. Like the lazy loading of additional content when you’ve seen each project. Lovely work.
Site for photographer Nadya-Vanessa Vega attempting to tease a new book. Love the typing out of the message, adds a subtle element of curiosity whilst moving your cursor around brings up small thumbnails of the photography. Really simple, but full of personality.
Digital magazine 110% – a lovely multimedia experience that combines video, audio, photography in an editorial style layout. Loads of nice details – love when you scroll items into your viewport the sounds fades in and out, in line block that shows your scroll progress. It looks gorgeous, and has lots of great transitions and animations to bring the content to life.
Love this portfolio of creative director, photographer and film maker Diane Martel. Featuring a beautiful minimal interface consisting of a 3D menu that you scroll vertically – even with sub menu items it remains easy to use. On rollover see a preview and on click a nice horizontal scrolling carousel of imagery. Great to see a refreshing take on the standard folio site, beautifully done.
Site of French photographer specializing in high end fashion and beauty photography. Very elegant and simple design that allows the photography to pop, love the background colour transitions that match the imagery in foreground. Love the seamless transitions that add a subtle premium well polished feel to the site. It looks great and lots of nice details that make fun to explore.
Site of London based photographer Liam Ricketts. Interesting wavy fabric based header image, revealing an elegant site to explore the photographer’s folio. Love the rollover effect which isolates particular projects, but love the horizontal scrolling mechanic even more. Nicely implemented – with offset grid of images and supporting text, like how once scrolled to end the next suggestion is suggested. Refreshing, clean and modern photographers site – nice.
Site for freelance Art Director & Designer. Simple type based home screen, on rollover large imagery represents the project. Slide in panel appears on click reveals nice layouts and designs for each project. Nice body of work, wrapped up in a slick and nicely designed site.
Site documenting Japanese style, art, culture and design. Wrapped in a fun minimal site with small moments of playfulness. Love the header that pops out, and collapses as you navigate the site, and the cool rollovers where the image inside the mask grows but mask shrinks. Fun scroll based animations and light white space layout lets the content shine.
Site documenting a series of artworks from Japanese artist floating around a singular source of light. You can zoom in and cycle through the images in a floating view that pans and rotates around the circle. Very simple and interesting way to show a body of work.