In the competitive online world, web design can make a substantial difference. Success can, in part, depend on the quality of a business’ website. A high-quality website brings together usability, aesthetics, and that ever-important wow-factor. Some of the following big organizations and non-profits set great examples for what web design should look like across the Internet.
Image via Mint
The popular Mint financial service accomplishes a few things in one simple picture. Not only do you get to see some engaging shots of the gorgeous UI in action, you get a taste of the wide range of compatibility of Mint across different devices. It is an ingenious way to draw in the viewer, along with the “Free! Get started >” button right above the picture.
This is rounded out with a quick look at key features of the financial service. In just a few seconds, you are able to learn about its simplicity, security, and ability to help control and plan your family’s finances. Keep in mind that this is all done with plenty of white space and no clutter.
#2: Memphis Zoo
Image via Memphis Zoo
The colorful Memphis Zoo design features a slider with current events at the zoo. With helpful links at the top for visitors, conservation programs, and a great deal of other information, the Memphis Zoo’s design brings together appeal and usability. They are not alone with regard to clean web designs from organizations that are doing a lot to help animals, as can be seen on the PETA Saves Animals website. (more…)