Benefits of Parallax Scrolling

The Benefits of Parallax Scrolling

One of the best methods to present the content of your website is by using a technique called parallax scrolling. This has the effect of creating an illusion which causes a feeling of immersion by creating interesting visual effects.  In the late 1980's and early 90's, games like Super Mario Brothers and Sonic the Hedgehog created the illusion of depth by incorporating layered background images that would scroll with the character at varying speeds.  For instance, as the player would run, a distant background image of mountains would move slowly, while closer background images would move faster.

The London Underground Map – Design Icon

The London Underground is the world’s oldest subway, most people know it colloquially as the Tube. An engineering marvel and just as almost as famous is the map. The Tube map is instantly recognisable all over the world. It is a simple and elegant diagram of the 400-kilometre subway network. It is considered by many as one of the great images of the 20th century.

Meet London-based illustrator, animator and curator Joey Yu

Joey Yu describes herself as a “London-based illustrator, animator and curator”. “Boundaries and between disciplines is something I disagree with hugely — the idea of 2017 as the year of a multidisciplinary designer sounds really good to me," the Kingston illustration and animation student tell us. Source: Meet London-based illustrator, animator and curator Joey Yu

Gundry & Ducker adds sooty brick and glass extension to London house

A darkened brick tower and a glass volume form this extension by Gundry & Ducker , added to the rear of a north London residence to create a kitchen and living room with garden views. Read more Source: Gundry & Ducker adds sooty brick and glass extension to London house

Rain animation widget

Rain Animation – soothing meditative quality.

Rain Animation Effect Check out the new effect I have created with the Adobe Muse rain widget from the creative team at MuseFree. We love to use the amazing tools and widgets and adapt them for use in our design projects. This effect reminds me how much I love the city in the rain.  While … Continue reading Rain Animation – soothing meditative quality.

Cool Illustrations to Inspire

Illustrations to inspire Illustrations and imagery inspire my designs. Visuals help website users retain ideas, words and concepts.  The following are a selection of illustrators that excite and stimulate my creativity. Linesandcolors  Lines and Colors :: a blog about drawing, painting, illustration, comics, concept art and other visual arts Bunch of Grapes , Andrew Way … Continue reading Cool Illustrations to Inspire