With millions of websites flooding the internet, it’s easy to get lost in the crowd in terms of design. Today users need more interaction and amusement in the web and functionality as well. And as the internet is no longer confined to the large screened laptops and computers, designers need to think about the mobile users and how their website will perform on such platforms as well.
With so many parameters to consider, deriving design inspiration can be quite a tough job. So here is a little list of the most cleverly designed websites with good user interfaces to help you get your inspiration back.
This amazingly designed website is modeled after the flat interface which is gaining popularity in recent times. The clever scroll option which provides the illusion overshadowing the frontal main image is an art of work in its own. The slider in the middle is flawless and flows along with the layout.
The background colors are kept to a minimum, and he grid display is extensively used to deliver the content more clearly. And the Typography is just the cherry on top of this already amazing web design. Any designer can derive a lot of inspirations from this design. Here’s a killer example of how beauty can be added to content delivery.
Future Insights Live
The website was originally created to discuss and encourage people to join the forum that discusses about learning and the brain’s role in it. But the design of the website is really what that catches the eye. The first clear thing to notice is the flipping sidebar that displays topics and sections of the website.
It’s really cool as it provides an amusing display and also a complete functionality. Also the windows metro styled arrangement of the content in a grid shaped manner really sets the standards for design. The color combination is a brilliant white and gold that seems to work well with the content.
It’s a Shape Christmas
The simplistic design of the website has a lot of design ideas that are worth taking note of. Though the design is essentially a flat design with windows 8 themed metro styled features in it, it sure is unique in its own way. Like the grids are not placed as simple photographs like in most designs, here they are made into a calendar shaped design with clever option inserted into it. The coloring of the theme is also near perfect with solid red and green, that sets the tone of this Christmas website. Surely the designers got the concept right with the colors.
The simple UI design of the website surely has a lot of character built into it, like the subtle texture that holds up the site’s background and the color option of the site. It’s a subtle pink almost close to vermilion with honey cone shaped surface texture in which the options are embedded. The options begin to vibrate like a riffle in pond when a droplet falls over them. The animations are kept to a minimum, but the design is still pretty much the best for personal websites.
The ecommerce website surely teaches us a lot of lesson in terms of design. The amount of content they have to include into one single website and also the functionality they have to incorporate into it surely require a lot of talent. The particular aspect of this design that really amuses the user is its professional background and typography. Not relying on the images too much, the website surely presents itself as an eye catcher with its clever fonts and backgrounds.
Ever thought you can go Need for speed with your bicycle, well the creators of this website surely thought so. The website enables bicycle owners to modify and buy accessories for their two wheeled contraption, but there is also a lot of design inspiration to take from this website.
Users and developers are bound to like the way in which the background texture has been adapted to suit the content of the website. It has a light pixelated background texture of grey and black; the font is of course the typical Tony Hawk style that fits right in. The sidebars are also exceptionally crafted and are not parallel to each other, which gives them a rusty look.
You can’t help but to appreciate the work of this designer with his wonder mobile app UI design. The skeuomorphic design of the app really sets the standards for such designs. The app opens up into a complicated mechanical contraption like interface that’s so real it’s almost life like and really cool. The design should really work well with music player apps and other similar applications.
Ever thought radio tuning apps could get any cooler, well if you didn’t then check out this app design. The app takes Skeuomorphism to a different level where the buttons on the app almost feel like real life buttons that can be pushed and tuned. The other awesome thing about the app is the shadow textures left behind by the menu items, which makes it really cool and life like to use. Sure enough these app designs are getting popular and are the next big thing in UI design, so you might want to include these into your next project.
Ever wondered how it would be to operate one of those cool DJ amplifiers? Well with this awesome app you might just be able to do exactly that. The app provides a really cool interface that exactly resembles an audio amplifier with skeudomorphic design. Also the coloring and the texturing of the app are so brilliant that it makes you wonder if it’s even an app or the real thing.
The design of the app will surely make you rethink your position with space and time, because this must probably be the most lifelike UI there ever is. The unzipping animation of this app looks so real, that you really want all apps to be designed with such high quality.
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