Every month, HOW art director Adam Ladd curates a list of inspiring websites of particular interest to designers and creatives. This month’s selection includes an elegant type foundry site, a selection of striking gradients for your next project, a collection of resources and tools for app design and more.
1. Indian Type Foundry
Elegant presentation of their typeface offerings with nice search options.
2. Fictive Kin
This Brooklyn-based engineering and design studio includes hidden nuggets of fun interactive elements.
3. Unit Editions
A clean, gridded site displaying this publishers offerings.
4. On the Grid
We’ve featured them before in the early stages, but they’re back with more cities for creatives to explore.
5. iOS Stash
A collection of resources and tools to help you design, build and market apps.
6. Flag Pattern Maker
With the multitude of countries, this project is a visualization of them all through their attributes.
7. Green Forest Tours
This site gets your attention with sweeping forest videos and overlaid, interactive graphics.
8. Design of
Exploring what happens in the phases of a project’s inspiration to rolling it out—and everything in-between.
Simple, striking gradients to inspire and use.
Attention-getting typography and layout is used to promote this restaurant.
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