Category: layout

Grid Layout with Motion Hover Effect and Content Preview

Today we’d like to share a little grid layout with you. We use CSS Grid and a playful hover effect on the grid items which are composed of different wildly placed elements. When an item is clicked, we slide in a content preview overlay and animate the grid items out and the preview items in. For the animations we...

Outdoors Template

Today we’re very excited to share an experimental implementation of one of Gil Huybrecht’s designs with you. Gil creates fantastic signature designs with amazing animations and he kindly permitted us code up one of his works. The design project is called “Outdoors” and it has a very interes...

Sliced Dual Image Layout

Today we’d like to share some layouts with a sliced image look with you. The idea is to show some text elements in a grid layout and change the content and images in a slideshow fashion. For the background image slices, we created a little plugin that has a couple of additonal options. For making an interesting t...

Developer/Designer Page Layout Concept

View demo Download source Today we’d like to share a simple page layout concept with you. The theme of the page is a developer/designer portfolio where we add a special effect for revealing the “other” quality of the designer. When you open the demo, you’ll notice a kind of “glitch”...

Experimental 3D Room Exhibition Layout

View demo Download source Today we’d like to share an experimental 3D layout with you. The idea is to show some information about a gallery’s exhibition in an interesting way. Each artist has a “room” in the gallery which shows the schedule for the exhibition. When clicking on one of the naviga...

Getting Started with CSS Grid

This was a blockbuster week for front-end developers as CSS Grid landed in the latest versions of Firefox and Chrome without a feature flag. That’s right: we can now go and play with Grid in two of the most popular browsers right away. But why is CSS Grid a big deal and why should we care? Well, CSS Grid is the ...

The Media Object, A Bunch of Ways

The Media Object pattern is: image thingy on the left, heading and text on the right. That’s what Nicole Sullivan called it and the name stuck. It’s a pretty simple pattern, but like all things web design, it can be done many ways. Bootstrap’s version Let’s take a crack at a lot of those way...

Mirror Effect

View demo Download source Today we’d like to share a little effect with you that you might have already stumbled upon on the Web. It’s a kind of a mirror effect as seen on sites like Corentin Fardeau and Method. They are really interesting and gorgeous looking effects, check them out: The idea is to mirr...

Learning from Lego: A Step Forward in Modular Web Design

Samantha Zhang: When web components are modular like Lego bricks down to the elements level, they become more versatile and easier to maintain. We believe it’s the next step to take in modular web design. It’s a clever system: put a half-gutter around all elements and a half-gutter around the containers. That...

Surf Report Template

View demo Download source Today we’d like to share a little template with you. This flexbox-based layout represents a weekly (5-day) surf report which shows some data of the day, like temperatures and information on waves. It is accompanied by an animating SVG graph that visualizes the wave data. When hovering o...