These websites feature prominent use of the human hand in their designs, and it’s an interesting study in paying tribute to what we really create with, while using it to convey information.
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The site is a dictionary of technology terms alphabetized, and the hand morphs into each hand sign per letter. It’s a smart connection between the mobile device and how it’s our hands that interact with it.
Bright colors with a dash of pastel gradients, navigation links in the corners, and a page-wide border. It’s a familiar look for sure, and it’s the imagery and projects that will leave an impression on you.
The page is essentially a very long poster held up by the artist. The logos could stand to be arranged more neatly, and the content typography would benefit from a bit more refinement.
It’s not as obvious as the other designs, but the photographs on these pages are almost always that of hands. Whether this is intentional or not, it’s a good motif.
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Design – Website Style Guide Resources
“A collaborative collection of resources for creating Front-End Style Guides and Pattern Libraries”
“The next time you set out to build something new, look at its core behaviors and ask yourself if there is some pre-written, standardized part of the web browser that can handle some of the work for you.”
Design – Explained Visually
“An experiment in making hard ideas intuitive.”