Our Top Sites for Design Inspiration
This weekly email acts like a virtual water cooler. Design Inspiration from Rob Palmer.
Every week at Fueled, our London-based lead designer Rob Palmer shares a handful of inspirational websites with our teams in New York and Chicago. This weekly email acts like a virtual water cooler, encouraging us to congregate across time zones and discuss what brands and blogs are doing to push new trends in webdesign.
Visiting the Grovemade website feels a bit like joining a cult- you don't ever want to leave. The beautiful ecommerce platform sells the company's tech inspired products and introduces you to the small team of Portland based designers and craftsmen. It's a well branded, immersive experience. We particularly admire the team page and the stellar fullscreen photography.
PFD is a Norfolk based design team that offers "bespoke" web and graphic design. Although bespoke is quickly becoming our least favorite word, the agency's clean signature design in brand strategy and photography is particularly outstanding.
Markt is a soon to be launched ecommerce platform built by and tailored for South Africans. The teaser site, that highlights some of the features of the upcoming ecommerce service, is delightful. We like the flat design, colorful icons, and animations that emerge as you scroll. It's cute and functional. We look forward to seeing the full concept when it launches in July.
Miagui is a production studio based in Porto Alegre, Brazil that produces images for advertising and marketing. The design inspiration here isn't necessarily the studio's website, rather it's the company's incredible portfolio of innovative and provocative work. Take the time to go through the impressive slideshows that feature projects from print to large scale billboards. We just wish the site wasn't so slow!
The Music Bed
The Music Bed licenses music to filmmakers, advertising agencies, and even non-profits. The Texas based company helps the otherwise struggling musician sell their work for videos, films, commercials and promos at a pretty affordable price. The website conveys the company's passionate commitment to its work through large screen photography and slick video integration.
Which sites inspired you the most? Let us know in the comments.
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