Category: button

Overriding Default Button Styles

There are a variety of “buttons” in HTML. You’ve got: <button>Button</button> <input type="button" value="Button"> Plus, for better or worse, people like having links that are styled to match the look of other true buttons on the site <a href="#0" class="button">Button</a>...

Ideas for Proximity Feedback with Progressive Hover Effects

Today we’d like to share some subtle proximity feedback ideas with you. We’re exploring a progressive hover effect which triggers not just when we are hovering an element but progressively, when we come close to it. There are several interesting use cases for this kind of effect and today we wanted to showc...

Particle Effects for Buttons

Today we’d like to share a little effect library with you that can be used to create bursting particle effects. The idea is to desintegrate an element into particles and making it disappear (and vice versa). This effect looks really interesting on buttons, so we’ve created a little collection that showcases...

Designing Button States

Tyler Sticka on the complexity of designing buttons and making sure that we’ve taken into consideration focus, hover and active states during the design process: In truth, mouse effects are probably the least important state to design for. By accounting for more functional states early, you can lower the need for cos...

A Bit on Buttons

1 The other day we published an article with a bonafide CSS trick where an element with a double border could look like a pause icon, and morph nicely into a CSS triangle looking like a play icon. It was originally published with a <div> being the demo element, which was a total accessibility flub on our part, as...

Distorted Button Effects with SVG Filters

View demo Download source Following our latest web experiment by Lucas Bebber where we created realistic heat and water distortion on images and text, we’d like to share some inspiration for these kind of effects on buttons. Applying SVG filters on HTML elements give us some great opportunity to get creati...

Buttons in Design Systems

I really like this post by Nathan Curtis where he discusses how buttons can be applied to a design system: I love buttons. I can do things with buttons. Take a next step. Make a commitment. Get things done. With buttons, interaction springs to life. That’s why Buttons are arguably a design system’s most important ...

Shazam-Like Morphing Button Effect

View demo Download source Today we’d like to show you how to create a fun little morphing button effect. In this tutorial we’ll create a Shazam-like UI where we initially have a simple button that, when clicked, morphs into a listening button. We’ll animate some musical notes that fly from outside of...

Animating an SVG Menu Icon with Segment

View demo Download source Today we are very happy to share an interesting menu icon effect with you. The idea is based on the Dribbble shot hamburger menu by Tamas Kojo. At first, the icon is the classic burger menu icon. But when you click on it, it becomes a close icon with a fun “ninja” effect. The anim...

Elastic Progress

View demo Download source Today we’d like to share an interesting progress button effect with you. The effect is based on a very nice Dribbble shot called “Download” by xjw. The button starts as an icon with an arrow and once it’s clicked, it animates into a fun little wire and a label that ind...