Blake Snow

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Tagged scripted scrolling

The most elegant web design I’ve seen in a decade

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You can’t tell by just looking at it. But click the above screen capture for what I consider the most elegant web behavior I’ve seen in a decade.

I call it scripted scrolling, and it makes scrolling more experiential and interactive without sacrificing user control of timing and cadence. Here’s an extreme, overkill example, which quickly gets confusing by being too much of a good thing.

But overall, scripted scrolling is lovely. My next redesign will definitely incorporate it in elegant moderation.