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18 brilliantly responsive ecommerce sites

18 brilliantly responsive ecommerce sites
Mobile use of the internet is exploding and it's expected to overtake desktop access by 2014. The disparate screen sizes and range of devices available is overwhelming, but it’s a challenge online retailers need to address. Put simply, most of their customers will soon be purchasing goods from either a mobile or tablet device. Design once, sell everywhere While many larger retailers have introduced native apps to complement their website, this option is not usually feasible for smaller retailers. A lot of ecommerce sites suffer from unnecessary bloat and a responsive approach requires designers and retailers to trim the fat. Given the advantages of this approach, it's surprising that great examples of responsive ecommerce websites are few and far between. 01. 8 Faces The online home of typography magazine 8 Faces was recently relaunched, with a new design courtesy of the team at Paravel Inc and Elliot Jay Stocks of Viewport Industries. 02. 03. 05. 06. 07. 08. 09. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. Related:  Website Inspiration

24 of the Best Ecommerce Website Designs to Inspire You - Customer Acquisition and Referral Marketing blog 24 of the Best Ecommerce Website Designs to Inspire You People can be downright judgey sometimes. In fact, according to Malcolm Gladwell in his bestselling book “Blink”, we’re worse than we initially thought. Turns out, we don’t actually take seven seconds to create a “first impression” of what is before our eyes – we take an incredible two seconds instead. Two seconds. That’s all the time ecommerce store owners have. In other words, your ecommerce store has to capture visitors right off the bat, and in order to do that, its design has to be nothing short of spectacular, visuals-wise. Additionally, recent research has also found that 92.6% of people feel that the visuals are the top influential factor affecting a purchase decision. To be sure, arriving at visually appealing can be an arduous journey. For now, to whet your appetite and inspire you, we’ve scoured the web and pulled together 24 of the best ecommerce website designs we could find. Threadless Twelve South Abel & Cole Hard Graft

50 Beautifully Crafted Corporate Ecommerce Web Designs Imagine a representative from a huge corporate company walking into your office and he drops on your lap a proposal for there new website, you read through the huge document and then you ask: “What is your proposed budget for this project?” – He gives you the answer, and… WOW!!! The scenario above would never happen in the real world – these types of contracts would never be handed to an individual designer they would always be awarded to a larger and well established design company. This size of project would usually involve a huge team of designers, developers, usability professionals and marketing experts. All of the ecommerce sites below have all been designed by highly respected and well established design companies, and you can clearly see from the majestic showcase below were and how the money has been spent. Previous parts of the Top 50 Web Design Styles Series Dolce Touch Chrome Bag Store Cat Watches from Caterpillar Hommu Abercrombie & Fitch Agnes B Bonjour Mon Coussin

30 e-commerce sites worth seeing In this day and age, if you are not selling your product online or at least making it available online, you are missing out on a ton of money. Unfortunately, the makers of these sites are most interested in making a dollar rather than making sense (did you catch the pun?). At any rate, some folks get the job down. If you need inspiration for your upcoming e-commerce site or you just like this type of thing, we’ve put together some sites that get their audiences moving—not just through pretty decorations and design but through good usability, interfaces and interactions. 1. I don’t think there are a ton of exciting ways to present bikes (unless it’s some super mountain bike) and you’re typically only bike shopping if you really want or need a bike. 2. Completely opposite from the first idea of just selling quality, Puma is selling the idea of being a winner and looking pretty sweet while doing so. 3. They did a great job with their layout. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16.

27 Inspirational E-commerce Website Designs Satorisan By David Navarro, Ingamana, The Colornaut & Mamma Soup 20Jeans x DSTLD By 20Jeans Folks Verona By Happy Brain S.r.l. OluKai By Cuker Locals Apparel By Johan Magnusson By Bonobos Vertty By Frederico Cardoso Wootten By Guvnor By Wondersauce Harry's By Gin Lane Media CoSTUME NATIONAL SCENTS By Basilico Buru Buru By Paolo Buti Reebok By Unidev Park La Fun By Social Design House Mah Ze Dahr Bakery By W&Co Big Cartel Shop By Big Cartel Budnitz Bicycles Time's Arrow By Hugo and Marie Neopolitan Clothing By Grayden Poper Emmy Twenty Shoes By Squiders Saturdays By Gin Lane Daniella Draper By HoohaaDesign Soulland Webshop By e-Types Les Partisanes By Poignée de main virile Just One Eye By Digital Operative Found is our way of sharing the best articles, resources and tutorials that find their way to the eyeballs of the CSSDA crew.

24 Excellent Examples of Responsive Web Design With the ever increasing popularity and wide spread use of mobile devices like the iPhone and iPad, it’s difficult to ignore the fact that websites are being viewed across various screen sizes. And it looks like the days of designing a site for one minimum resolution are almost gone. That’s why “responsive web design” is such a hot topic lately. If you’ve yet to incorporate this concept into your web designs and you’re looking for examples, or if your simply in search of some responsive inspiration, you’ve arrived at the right place. Reveal: A Responsive WordPress Theme hanging up the moon Sunday Best Designs Fork Yaron Schoen Full Frontal 10K Apart More Hazards More Heroes warface Social Marketers Summit Atlason White Lotus Aromatics Cappuccino Digital Reverse Büro Progetty Jet Cooper Bloom yoke food sense francesca nini Forefathers Stonehenge Veterinary Hospital Patrick Grady Frontend 2011 Source: The Best DesignsunmatchedstyleAwwwards Interesting articles and tools: About the Author Related Posts 596 shares

The Brooklyn Soap Company — New York City 50 Inspirational E-Commerce Website Designs For e-commerce websites the design and layout of the site can have a huge impact on sales because of usability, in addition to just the importance of making a good first impression with new visitors. A well-designed e-commerce site will provide the user with a much more pleasant experience and will make it easier for them to browse, search, and complete the checkout process. What Makes an E-Commerce Website Design Inspirational? In this post we’ll showcase 50 awesome e-commerce sites to inspire your next design. Hopefully this selection will provide you with some inspiration that can be put to good use in your own work. Free People Why this ecommerce site is inspirational: Design by Humans Shoon This shoe estore allows customers to search by type of shoe or accessory or even by brand and sale items. Bored of Southsea Bonjour Mon Coussin Red is White Wire & Twine This design won’t be around long, as Wire & Twine is working on a new site. One Horse Shy Threadless Urban Originals wigglewaggle Inkefx

21 Beautifully Designed E-commerce Sites E-commerce websites are all over the internet. From ice cream to designer products, from your day to day grocery to hand made jewelry and almost anything you can think of, there is a website selling what you need online. Too bad that a lot of e-commerce websites don’t worry much with usability and user experience. Gather Gather is a responsive WordPress theme where you can sell your products, show off your portfolio, and maintain a blog. Cappello’s Cappello’s is a Colorado-based gourmet food company specializing in high-end gluten free and grain free pasta. Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams We create ice creams we fall madly in love with, that we want to bathe in, that make us see million-year-old stars. Ditto S.E.H. The Fudge House At the Fudge House, every one of our twenty-seven fabulous flavours is made by hand in our celebrated Edinburgh shop. Hiut Denim Co Cafe Evoke Oliver Spencer Oliver Spencer is a man and a fashion brand. 7 Diamonds Normann Copenhagen Eastworks Leather Company MoMA Store x-doria

30 Beautiful and Creative Ecommerce Website Designs People don’t judge a book by its cover, do they? Of course they do. Whether it’s the presentation of your food at a fancy restaurant or the latest Apple product, humans just seem to love things that are beautifully designed. And the same goes for your website. If you’re not presenting your visitors with an attractive site and packaging your products nicely, you’re definitely leaving money on the table. Attractive web design has always played a key role in successful online sales and marketing. Whether you're about to launch a new ecommerce business or have been thinking about redesigning your current site, the following list should give you ample design inspiration for your next project. Enjoy. Pencil by 53 United Pixel Workers Wrightwood Furniture Kutoa Dodocase Au Lit Fine Linens Natural Force Nutrition JM & Sons Tessemae's All Natural Best Made Co Norwegian Rain Victoire Boutique Ugmonk Article Pure Fix Cycles Greats Brand Leather Head Sports Longboard Living Bottle Cutting Inc Rebel8 Kaufmann Mercantile Leif

Create an online store with Goodsie. It's professional, stylish and free to start! 10 of my favourite homepage designs A simple headline, premise and article; here are my favourite homepages of the moment. Of course, there are more than ten websites on the internet, so feel free to disagree with me. And for further selections of excellent web design, read our posts on beautifully persuasive ecommerce sites and 20 homepages with video background images. Cancer Research UK This is what the Cancer Research UK website looks like above the fold on my monitor. This tessellation is a clever way to mix in links to Twitter, Facebook (social is so important for this orgainsation) and video content. The site is responsive, too. Trivago What's beautiful about the Trivago homepage is it's essentially the entire website. Just punch in a target city and the hotels will appear. This allows one to focus on the task in hand and prevents any abandonments by confused customers waiting for a new page to load. Volkswagen Of all the automotive websites I have visited, Volkswagen is my favourite. Zoopla Compare to Foxtons Project menu

lubi turquoise sleeper daybed in bedroom furniture I have this daybed in olive. It arrived in a timely fashion and in perfect shape, and fits the space under my living room windows just as I imagined, giving me a wonderful spot to lounge and look at the mountains out my windows and a place to put up overnight guests. As others have written, the bolster moves around more than I would like, but it's a minor thing. And I have to confess that though I've had guests sleep on it as a twin, I've never opened it up and tried to use it as a queen, so I can't speak to others' assertions that the bottom piece is hard and uncomfortable. Looks like that would be so from the construction; seems like a simply eggcrate topper or other additional piece would solve the problem. Loved that I got a color/fabric sample long before the item arrived--helped me so much when carrying it around to stores and making sure the daybed really WOULD match my Sunkist orange leather sofa, just as I thought it might! I'm a happy customer.

20 gorgeous examples of websites with video backgrounds Everything about having a background video seems to go against the basic rules of web usability. It means the page might take longer to load, or the user might become distracted, and surely nobody thinks autoplay music is a good idea. That may all be true, or it may not, I haven’t been able to find any stats to support either side of the argument. What’s certainly true is that these moving images captivate the user and ensure the website stands out from the standard cookie-cutter formats we’re used to seeing. I've rounded up 20 of these spectacular websites, many of which are also good examples of the trend towards using scrolling as a design feature. If you have any thoughts on whether a background video is a good idea, let me know in the comments. Small Luxury Hotels of the World A niche website, and I’m not really sure what the lanterns have to do with luxury hotels. JL Sawyer This site is to promote A Bloom of Ruins by author JL Sawyer. GoPro Marmoset Music Harvey Vice Nike Air Jordan Uniqlock