This week’s picks are cute, cheerful, and all scroll horizontally. Let’s see how they pulled off this layout technique.
Designs of the Week
It seems that creating a horizontal-scrolling website need not require too much graphics, just a background that can stay fixed all throughout.
I like that the vines growing around each item in the portfolio are subtle rather than overpowering. It’s pretty common these days for illustrations, especially nature-related ones, to be simply staggering in appearance, but not here.
A full-on Flash site for a corporate brand that went for horizontal scrolling as its navigation. There’s a lot of stuff going on, and all the elements come together in a quirky way. Notice how the color pallette is similar to that of Dean Oakley’s site. Muted, “retro” colors are a good way to instantly change the look and feel of your site.
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