Top 10 Websites for Designers—Behance + MailChimp 2015

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2015 is officially over, and this month’s “Top 10” websites for designers is all about reflecting on the past 365 days, pulling out the highlights and celebrating accomplishments. Take a look at some of the most notable graphic design projects spotlighted in Behance’s Year in Review, the milestones called out in MailChimp’s boldly designed annual report, and Atomic.io’s product design year in review. Plus: a clever promotional holiday greeting, quality illustrations, interactive experiences and more.

Top 10 Websites: Graphic Design Projects of 2015 + More

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Submit your site for consideration. Did you miss last month’s Top 10 websites?

Behance Year in Review 2015

Take a look back at some of the most notable creative projects from 2015.

Behance Year in Review 2015


MailChimp 2015 Annual Report

MailChimp gets your attention at some of their milestones with colorful duotone images and bold typography.

MailChimp 2015 Annual Report


2015: Product Design Year in Review

Like MailChimp above, this review by Atomic.io leverages their own version of bold duotones, a unique display font and a little bit of animation.

2015 Product Design Year in Review by Atomic.io


Merry Christmas from Moncler

A clever way to promote their products while creating a fun greeting that you can send to others.

Merry Christmas from Moncler



Quotes on Design 2016 Calendar: Wisdom from Legendary Design Minds and Other Creatives + Design Holidays and 6 Handy ToolsR1683-1 (1)

Who better to create a one-of-a-kind 2016 calendar for graphic designers than your favorite design enthusiasts at HOW + PRINT?

Every month, you’ll find some humor in the form of design holidays, some wisdom and inspiration in the form of a design quote, and a handy tool you’ll use again and again.

 


12 Musketeers: 2016 Letterpressed Calendar

A nice showcase site for this elegantly designed, black and white calendar.

12 Musketeers - 2016 Letterpressed Calendar


Hawk & Hen

Typically you see large, pleasing images of food for a restaurant’s site, but here they add a little extra depth with quality illustrations.

Hawk & Hen Victoria BC


Street Art with Google Art Project

Get a guided tour of art stories from around the world.

Street Art with Google Art Project


PwC: The Right People to get the Extraordinary Done

An immersive, interactive presentation depicting the value of having the right team who can tackle extraordinary challenges.

PwC. The right people to get the extraordinary done


M+

The studio of Noreen Morioka, this site opts for sophistication in typography, space, color and subtle interactions by which they present themselves.

M+


Modularscale

A calculator to help web designers determine the size of type in a more meaningful way.

Modularscale

  • Remember to submit a site you think should be included in this list of top design websites next month.

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