Forget Flat! Here’s some superb 3D website design inspirations
While the design community keep boasting about ‘how great flat design is’, i tend not to over follow the flat design trend. Flat style design was first introduce with Microsoft’s Zune collection. The design of the Zune was clean and simple, with a focus on large lowercase typography, silhouette-style logos, and monochromatic font colors. Overtime it is practice by web designer to make their website simpler, cleaner and fast loading.
Did i mention fast loading? with flat design element, graphical object will be lesser than usual, means your website will load faster and favored by search engine like Google or Yahoo. Hence the question is are you a web designer or SEO designer? because you can’t do both at the same time if you want to create a unique and wonderful website design.
User interactive is important for a website, especially website with eCommerce or community involved. People need to communicate with your website in order to stay longer and you need to grab their attention. Here are some of the best website that use 3D in web design to engage their users.
Gears Of War – Emergence Day
Hackery, Math and Design
The Egg Republic
And So On…
There you go, example of 3D web design in today modern web design. Although Flat design is still favorable by designer, you can’t ignore the creativity of designer that use 3D element or graphic in their web design.