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Stunning Examples Of eCommerce Websites That Will Keep You Inspired
By Mikelle Leow, 12 Jun 2017
Screenshot via Adidas
With how convenient the internet is these days, one might wonder why most still prefer doing their shopping at physical stores. Many commercial sites struggle with getting sales, simply because imitating the ‘show, don’t tell’ quality of brick-and-mortar stores continues to be a challenge.
Thankfully, there are ways to “cheat” your way into encouraging action from potential buyers. Creative Bloq has discovered 10 beautiful examples of retail sites that cleverly “package” their brands with animations, simulators, and other elements.
Check out five jaw-dropping examples below and head over to Creative Bloq to see more.
Adidas ‘Climachill’ 2017
Screenshot by Adidas via GIPHY
Besides using emotion-evoking photography work, Adidas encourages behavior by getting its users to click-and-hold on its images, which lead them on an exciting cinematographic adventure.
B&O PLAY Spring Summer 2017 Collection
Screenshot via B&O Play
This classy site designed by Danish agency Trouble features striking and elegant type, as well as eye-popping full screen model shots and gorgeous stunning effects—reminiscent of a high-end lifestyle magazine.
Screenshot by Wed’ze via GIPHY
The lack of a touch-and-feel experience remains an issue with eCommerce sites. This affordable ski goggle brand aims to eliminate buyer remorse on its website—designed by French creative agency Akaru—by including a cool simulator that shows you what your view will look like with its goggles on.
Screenshot by Carbon Beauty via GIPHY
This beauty brand’s slogan is, “We believe in keeping things simple and honest,” and Locomotive—the Canadian studio that built this website—honored that by blessing it with a minimalist, collage-inspired layout, complete with a clever use of whitespace and stunning scrolling effects.
‘More’ by Bourn
Screenshot via ‘More’ by Bourn
Love is meant to be simple, as demonstrated by this US fashion label. The brand went for the classic black and red color palette with “bucket loads” of negative space. It doesn’t take much to elicit sentiment.
Take a look at five more beautiful examples of eCommerce sites over at Creative Bloq.
[via Creative Bloq, images via various sources]
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