Playground

In this category you will find experiments, plugins and articles related to web development and programming. Here we present some new ideas and inspiration for solving problems and tackling challenges around web development.

Tab Styles Inspiration

By Mary Lou

A couple of modern and subtle tab styles and effects for your inspiration. We use pseudo-elements, SVGs and CSS transitions for some of the techniques. ... read more

Morphing Buttons Concept

By Mary Lou

Some inspiration for a morphing button concept where the action element (button) morphs into a component. The examples show different types of components, i.e. fulls ... read more

Page Loading Effects

By Mary Lou

A set of creative page loading effects that use SVG animations with Snap.svg. The idea is to show an overlay with a interesting shape animation while new content get ... read more

Minimal Form Interface

By Mary Lou

A very simplistic form interface that shows only one text input at a time and reveals the next input with a subtle transition. The concept is based on the form at th ... read more

3D Grid Effect

By Mary Lou

A proof-of-concept effect recreation of the animation seen in a prototype app by Marcus Eckert. The idea is to flip a grid item in 3D, expand it to fullscreen and re ... read more

Simple Stack Effects

By Mary Lou

A set of simple stack effects for inspiration. The main idea is to have one item shown initially and then, on some trigger, more items are revealed as decoration. As ... read more

Fullscreen Overlay Effects

By Mary Lou

Some simple and creative overlay styles and effects. From sliding the overlay into the viewport to using SVG morphing shapes, we explore some effects for fullscreen ... read more

Scattered Polaroids Gallery

By Mary Lou

A flat-style Polaroid gallery where the items are scattered randomly in a container. When a specific item is selected, it will move to the middle while the other Pol ... read more

Dot Navigation Styles

By Mary Lou

Today we'd like to share some subtle effects and styles for simple dot navigation with you. These styles could, for example, be used for a page scroll navigation or ... read more

SVG Drawing Animation

By Mary Lou

A little experiment that explores the usage of SVG line drawing animations to precede the appearance of graphics or website elements, simulating the loading of them. ... read more

Progress Button Styles

By Mary Lou

A set of flat and 3D progress button styles where the button itself serves as a progress indicator. 3D styles are used for showing the progress indication on one sid ... read more