Montreal studio of designer Maxim Aginsky
Menu
Web Site for Zichron Kedoshim

Web Site for Zichron Kedoshim

Published October 19th, 2013 by Maxim Aginsky

Just finished working on website for Zichron Kedoshim Congregation – huge, beautiful and hospitable place.

Zichron Kedoshim website design

The Design

CSS3 animated navigation menu.

Two images on top and bottom with some effect of deepness, created using inset – box-shadow CSS property.

Titles using negative latter-spacing and opacity effect. The main site title (on top) also animated using CSS3 transition property.

Letter Spacing. Design fragment

When scrolling down and the header image disappearing under the browser window edge, the hidden div with site title is smoothly animated in (the grate power of CSS3) and stays at the top of the page during scrolling.

fixed title position example 2

fixed title position example 1

The association: memory of the Saints – the sky. When scrolling all the way down you get the sky – it is quite surprising.

memory of the righteous

And of course I transferred a piece of my heart which is the most important and necessary component of any work. Is that so?

There are two reasons for simple design.

  • One – you just want to keep it simple.
  • Two – when you have small amount of text and other content elements that actually fill the page and gives the material to designer.

I have it both.

Today I believe that site design should be simple – this might change tomorrow – that is quite minimize my work as a designer, but still have some difficulties to deal with.

And finally, the site use WordPress us CMS – grate and very helpful tool for both: designers and users.

Work in progress

in process

A design for website is like a ripening fruit – to be able to get the right feeling-flavor you need to give it some time and right “weather”. This is just a first design version and I hope – if the ”weather” is good – I will be able to create a design that will match the unrepeatable “mood” of the Zichron Kedoshim congregation.

See Zichron Kedoshim. Design archive

// Hot News

Come. Show. Win.

Your website can be the next winner!

Opinions, comments, jury reviews, new friends and customers and much more on Cssfox web designers' community.

Submit your work now
// Hot News
The heart. Logo concept for United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
USHMM branding
It is a challenge for anyone born a significant amount of time after a tragedy (I was born in 1979 - 34 years after the catastrophe) to create a visual symbol for that event which represents the emotions involved. On the other hand, I have a personal connection to the event.
Read the story

Join the Talk

WebTalkTo website design version 9 handcrafted with the greatest care in October 2016.
Find more about other design versions @ Site Design Archive.
Follow us on: