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Design Focus: Penguins

We’ve checked out owls before, and this week we’re looking at another feathery trend: penguins.

Designs of the Week

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Impress A Penguin website

Impress A Penguin

Subtle animations and solid colors dominated by orange, with a simple storytelling format. Only down side here is the layout isn’t responsive, which could have been quite easy to do here.

Jacob Lee's website

Jacob Lee

Love the high-tech penguin mascot here, not to mention the use of broken lines and those orange + green boxes for emphasize content. Using turquoise with white text is a bold move too, but I like it!

Event Finds website

Event Finds

Oddly enough this carries a similar color scheme but holds its own look. I like the line treatment on the illustrations, the gray background texture that carries over to the dropdown menus, the stylized star accents (even on the social buttons), and the arrow-shaped buttons.

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  1. By zeidan posted on September 7, 2012 at 6:00 am
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    Thanks for sharing those designs with us i like the way you describe the post.

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