It’s the age of Web Animation!
Remember the time when the web only consisted of texts and colors? No image, no video, no web animation, no movement, nothing! How boring was that? Most of us will find it hard to even imagine! The Web is beautiful today. It’s exploded with colors, images, amazing hover effects, eye catchy interactivity, buttery smooth animations and even videos. As the time’s going, all these is becoming way too norm. Nice sliding animation and effect isn’t enough anymore to impress the users because that’s what every other site do. To really stand out from others, to grab the attention of your users and blow their mind, you have to be innovative. You have to come up with something that the user haven’t seen before. Something that feels different. But coming up with unique style isn’t everyday’s task. It takes practice and patience. And to keep yourself on the track, you need inspiration and idea. Today, we have collected some cool unique and innovative web animations that will make you wonder. That will also inspire you and will give some concept to come up something amazing! Lets dive in.
Let’s fly to The Isle Of Hornøya!
The small Isle Of Hornøya is home to 70,000 birds every summer. Norwegian broadcasting company (NRK) has mocked up the Isle amazingly in it’s site. When you enter the site, it will welcome you with a top view satellite image of the Isle. As you scroll down, the imagery starts to move around and show you a total overview of the place with aerial photography while showing you info about different part and direction of the place. Take a look at it here.
3D Wire to amaze you!
This demo by PlayMouth will take your breath away (although it is a bit old and uses Flash). Just click this link and the animation visualization will start immediately. With changing color every couple of seconds, It will make you wonder how they made it!
Tickle Kikk with your mouse
Kikk is an organization based in Belgium that promotes digital and creative culture. They try to bridge all sort of art with technology through events, educational projects etc. Being an art company, Their website itself is piece of art. Take a look at their site here.
The homepage features an amazing animations where they play with depth, texture, and movement. The event posters also have some 3D hover effects that responses to your cursor as it moves.
Flavours in colors
Yeah, I know you love ice-cream. I do too. But the way Homer Hudson shows off their different flavors isn’t really fair. It makes me want to have ice-cream right away. On their snappy site, all you need to do is to place your cursors left and right on the page and it scrolls automatically. With changing color, they present different flavored ice-cream cub they offers. Go have some ice-cream here.
Not for Rain Lovers
Quechua is clothing company. They make Rain coat named Rain-cut. And if you enter in their website, it’ll make your screen wet. So be cautious. The effect of raindrops running down my screen gives me goosebump. I can’t my eyes away! Head over here to have rain.
Simplicity beyond Simplicity
Analytische Grafik – One of the Germany’s leading graphics institution, shows you how simple things can be. When you enter the site, you’ll see nothing but black text on white background. But head over to portfolio section and choose any link of any project. Tada! The page splits down into two parts and shows you the images! Check it out here.
That’s it for now! What type animation do you like? Have you seen any animation that scared you with it’s amazingness? Don’t forget to share it with us and let us know what you think about these animations. Hope we got you inspired. Good day!