Design Inspiration

Digital Craft Weekly 09.17

Simon Martin By Simon Martin February 27, 2017


Digital Craft Weekly is a curated design inspiration resource for interactive designers and storytellers consisting of the best new digital projects. Published each Monday, our mission is to inspire new ways of creating interactive content and immersive digital experiences.

100,000 Stars by Google

100,000 Stars by Google

100,000 Stars is an interactive visualization from the Google team for users to discover just how far away all those neighborhing stars in the galaxy are. With over 119,617 stars included in the three-dimensional map, armchair astronauts can pan and zoom their way around the galaxy while clicking on individual stars along the way to learn more about them. Frankly, while we’re blown away, we can’t wait for the VR version.

WebGL Water by Evan Wallace

WebGL Water by Evan Wallace

Created as a side project by ex-Pixar and Microsoft developer Evan Wallace, WebGL Water is a simple-yet-entertaining example of interactive water physics that can be created directly in-browser. It’s the closest thing to getting your computer wet without actually…well, getting it wet.

Anagram Paris Homepage by Anagram Paris

Anagram Paris Homepage by Anagram Paris

Between the combination of distorted paper animations and the drag and pull-to-scroll effect, few websites have ever felt as ‘physically real’ as the latest—for their own homepage—from digital agency Anagram Paris.

FKA Twigs Homepage by Unknown

FKA Twigs Homepage by (Unknown)

From the sheer quantity of eye-grabbing multimedia content to the cleanliness of the UI, the new website for performing artist FKA Twigs is among one of our favorite in recent memory.

Sketches by Lin Yi-Wen

Sketches by Lin Yi-Wen

Created by Creative Technologist Lin Yi-Wen, Sketches is the homebase for his explorations into digital craft that combine his love for coding with digital art. While we love them all, our favorite might be the quiet and meditative boat ride.

Music: Night Owl by Broke for Free


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