Kontain is a service for sharing multimedia content online and an endless source of good ideas and inspiration.
The sing-up page for example contradicts with its bright colors and unusual distribution of fields to be filled, all the standards that usually guide the design of such pages, producing an effect that is not of confusion but of pleasant surprise and freshness.
Filtersage is a community for music and/or movie maniacs based ont the discovery of new connections between items. In the top area, the main features of its web site are combined in a very compact and clear way: global and sections navigation, search form, links to sign in and sign up forms, social and RSS buttons, links to the about us section.
Jokeyphone is an application, still in Beta, with which you can see users video-recorded jokes, create channels, participate in contest and possibly upload your own jokes.
The flash menu is funnny: iconsand the slight mouse over animation are very enjoyable.
I’m not pretending to discover anything new, but the thumb icon in Digg has to be in our collection of rating systems.
Well contextualized and nice, the icons of the splash page of Adexcel serve to indicate different types of products depending on the kind of customer.
Spacecollective is an ambitious project and, if we wish, even a little hazy in its premises: it’s about sharing knowledge on the human species, its environment and its future.
Posts are arranged as if they were cards: in this way you have an interesting effect as if the contents of the contributors were presented in a gallery, kind of a showcase of thoughts.
A well-designed balloon gently warns me that if I want to intervene in the wiki Emilialcolica, I must first register.
Ratemyarea is an interesting social leaning on Google maps service that lets you review events in your area.
Even in an error page there may be a bit of poetry: just like in Twitter service error page.
Many happy faces and a sad one: the one in 404 error page of Social Faces.com.
The form to submit content on Digg is really clear:
- it shows the number of necessary steps (even if they are only two);
- labels are clear and they also function as a separator;
- the input text is really long so you can check if the url is correct;
- the combination of radio buttons and icon is visually pleasing.
The search form on Kontain, a service for sharing media files online, allows you to filter the fields of research: clicking on the link everything, graphically realized as an extension of the input text, appears a menu with all the available options.
A nice sign up button on Kontain (over on mouse out, below on mouse over), including the not so obvious labeling : Give it a try.
I like Uncover, especially as they present post tags.
I’ve been misled by the thumb icon: I thought it was abutton to vote (are we so faceboook-dependent?) but it simply indicates the karma of the item.
Breadcrumbs trails in registrations or, generally speaking, in wizard like this, have the important function of communicating where the user is at and how many steps are missing to the task accomplishment.
Carbonmade is a valuable service for creatives and designers, that allows you to quickly create presentations and portfolios of your work.
The login mask is placed at the end of an interesting “waterfall path”, made of colorful forms that attract the attention of the visitor and lead the eye to the sign in form.
Twitter error page, the popular micro-blogging platform.
Wefollow, the directory of the most followed Twitter, is arranged in square blocks of 5 elements, each linked to a particular topic.
The result is certainly more readable of the endless list that typically are used in directories websites
Pagination on Image Spark, an interesting service that allows you to create not only galleries but also moodboard, is fairly unusual drawn as tabs.
The home of Foodfeed is disarmingly simple: above a search form, to right a column with the last feeds and to the left the instructions to the service in 3 little steps.
Breadcrumbs trail in Uncover.com is extremely graphic and cleverly makes overlapping the logo and the starting point of the path.
A nice way to present data sometimes a bit boring.
An interesting listing of photos create a public time line on TwitPic website, a service that lets you share your photos on Twitter.
The paging buttons on PSDTUTS +, one of my favorite website about creative resources and tutorials for Photoshop, it’s perfectly coordinated with all the other interface elements.
The voting system implemented in Behance is simply a thumb up.
If you click on it in the description page, it gives a textual feedback (thank you!) , while in other sections (e.g home page, category listings) indicates also the total score.
How many books have you read? How much coffee have you drunk?
If you want to track your stats and show them to friends and relatives, Daytum is the social for you.
A very delicate balloon, perfectly consistent with the style of this site dedicated to mothers and motherhood.
I like the way the breadcrumbs binds to the title of the search form, entering seamlessy into the layout.
Commands acting on Babelgum showcase are many but well distributed. There are two intersting solutions: the baloon with information and additional options (mouse over on a single thumb) and the submenu expanding from above, when you activate functions such as sharing.
I like Incspring philosophy: recycling logos and brand unsold (and unused) at a reasonable price for a start-up!
The interface is well-designed and full of interesting details.