May 27, 2017



Lounge Lizard

Lounge Lizard
Top web design and development firm. Specializes in online marketing.

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éS Footwear

We love this independent skateboarding sneaker company for spiking a flag down in a hugely competetive market with 800 pound gorillas lurking around. But we also love this site because it feels like a Flash site, but actually, it's a very cleanly constructed design with pure CSS standards that makes it super quick and also super accessible. Overall, the design of this site rules, product-wise and standards-wise. It's a great online vehicle... which in this case is not a compressed plywood board with urethane wheels, but is just as speedy.... More

Also posted under standards based web design.

éS Footwear

Adidas Campaigns

Adidas don't stop... You can always find a nice running series of campaigns at the site... Sometimes they pull out all the stops to create a full-media, virtual shopping experience for this new lines of kicks. Sometimes they are pretty immersive, to the point where we can't quite tell which is the highlight of the visit - the shoes or the site?... More

Also posted under Flash.

Adidas Campaigns


alta bikes

alta bikesA great sales tool for alta fixed-gear bikes, with a very nice yarn. Hilarious photo illustrations in a very short, sweet, and funny presentation... and besides the bikes are just sharp. The 'Thread behind the bike is that it's a joint project beween graphic designers (Bleed), furniture designers (Norway Says), product designers (Frost Produkt) and advertisers (Shnel&Melnychuck). Perfect.... More

Also posted under industrial design & autos, promotional design.

alta bikes

Best Made Company

Best Made CompanyExactly how all websites may look one day - this is certainly the way we'd love to make websites; minimalist, white, with light splashes of color is what it's all about (for us). Trim copy, big product images, an appearance of high quality for this bespoke outdoor camping products shop. What's not to love? Neat looking & really simple.... More

Also posted under industrial design & autos.

Best Made Company


Burton

BurtonThe site for most reputed snowboard maufacturer (and pioneer) Burton's site provides two options: Core Site or Full Flash - both are well conceived and are branded with nicely detailed graphic palettes. The Flash area sports a fresh exploration nav packed with fun facts and links to 9 'declarations' (each a Flash project on it's own). The Core Site has a beatiful magazine feel - highly refined and photo-rich with clean tonal colors, smooth shapes and strong icon work - that allows casual surfing and pleasurable visuals, all while allowing you to order Burton goods online. The site was redesigned recently - changing many of the graphics and above mentioned features - but it still retains an great overall 'Burton' design style.... More

Burton

ESPN TV

ESPN TV When the Internet arrived, and TV stations started fumbling to put content on websites, for a moment there, it almost seemed like they forgot they already owned the second-most engaging medium around (film being the first). So it's about time one station understands that if I'm going to visit the web site of a TV channel, its pretty much essential for me to quickly be able to find out what's going to be coming next on the TV! This ESPN TV site was developed to roll all ESPN promotional TV sites under a consistent platform... and with 9 different channels, sport fanatics have been thirsting for a slick little site to quickly find out what is coming up on TV in the next 24 hours and beyond. Plus, with a strong navigation and flawless UI, all your favorite sports shows are rarely more than 2-3 clicks away. But that's not... More

Also posted under Flash, editorial design.

ESPN TV


etnies

etniesetnies, the sports brand that all the skater kids love, has recently released a massive site(s) for its many different products. Basically, it's 8 sites rolled into one, under a plywood branded umbrella, with numerous different blogs and lines of shoes and clothing for every extreme sport you could image. We love the dark woody branding and be sure to catch the etnies Girls site too—it's a little different, and quite nice.... More

Also posted under fashion, clothes & photos, standards based web design.

etnies

Flightdeck Skydiving

Flightdeck SkydivingAn insipring site, not only for its refined beauty, but because it realizes an appropriate design - one that enhances and communicates the message better than the rest. There's even a little easter bunny to be found. This small and tight site is superior both in concept and realization, and the result is a friendly and fun site to explore. For a special treat, be sure to locate the hidden surprise by mousing over near the title on the top right rim of the first main page.... More

Flightdeck Skydiving


Football Heroes

Football HeroesWhat will be on Pélé's coffee table this summer? The answer is the wonderous, worldly illustrated Football Heroes (Fussballhelden). A complete collectors picture album featuring 60 World Cup soccer teams: all of the 2006 qualifiers plus the most famous teams from World Cup history. It contains over 700 individual player portraits drawn by 50 illustrators from 17 different countries. This truly amazing graphic illustrated book is a non-profit project, which guarantess the quality, as all the illustrators involved have donated their time and talent solely for the love of the game! You can buy this book driectly through the site, but the site is amazing too, because it gives you a preview of every page and provides links to every illustrator involved. A must have/visit for any fan of the game. Brought to you by two stupendous Swiss illustrators: Ashi G. and Jerzovskaja.... More

Football Heroes

Freebord

FreebordFreebord previews the world's first land-based snowboard. Or is it a surfing skateboard? You have to see it to believe it, and this site makes it a pleasure. Freebord sports a nice paneled site with a minimal, but harmonious spectrum of color choices. The illustrations for visual aids are an added treat. Overall, the freshness and nice wide layout makes the site read like a good magazine. Creative Director: Guthrie Dolin Designers: Guthrie Dolin and Matt Carlson Programmer: Danny B Fonts: Bureau Agency, Trade Gothic and Geometric... More

Freebord


Nike Plus

Nike PlusNike Plus is a pretty amazing new technology for runners that synchs with your iPod and brings the interactive feedback of a treadmill right into your ear as you run. Simply stick a chip into your special Nike sneakers, and it wires information to your iPod as you run, tracking distance, calories burnt, pace and time. The site then allows you to track your run, compare it to other peoples' progress, or download their "power songs" from iTunes. The technology behind this site is pretty mind-blowing, and even though this author rarely engages in such sweat-inducing activities, we can see how runners would enjoy this interactive empowerment for their workouts.... More

Also posted under Flash.

Nike Plus

Sunday River Golf Course Tour

Sunday River Golf Course TourEvery once in a Internet moon we stumble across a web site that has us (gasp) literally lacking for any kind of criticism or improvements. Such is the Sunday River Interactive Golf Course Tour, which packs in every conceivable bit of information one could imagine about a golf course into a compact, interactive tour that leaves little more to want. From drill-down photos to yardage estimates to clear and concise information about each hole, even someone with zero enthusiam for the sport will enjoy peeking into this world and exploring a birds-eye view of the superb golf course design from legendary designer Robert Trent Jones Jr.... More

Sunday River Golf Course Tour


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