When you consider a website as the storefront for a brand (or for items being sold/promoted), you can really start to comprehend the importance of the impression it makes on first click, and its ability to keep you inside.
An artist’s portfolio website can really push the envelope of that theory, since it is a great way to immediately engage viewers with the artist’s vision, capabilities and style. The website, itself, is part of the presentation of work.
That being said, the resume site of New York graphic and web designer Robby Leonardi (http://www.rleonardi.com/interactive-resume/) really struck me for its creativity.
I had so much fun navigating this site, and his talent and humor are abundantly clear within the first few seconds. There is no doubt that this is an artist that will go to amazing lengths to create something unique and compelling!
I am also now left with an incredible urge to dig up some old Nintendo games…