• Elliot JacksonElliot Jackson, 9 years ago (edited 9 years ago )

    Looks good! Couple of bits of feedback:

    1) Your project navigation buttons:

    Before: http://cl.ly/XOqJ

    text-align: center;

    After: http://cl.ly/XOaf

    2) The rendering of your animated text intro is pretty poor in Safari (7.0.6): http://cl.ly/XOxU

    4 points
    • Anders Drage, 9 years ago

      Thanks Elliot, fixed the text-align thing. Will take a look at the safari rendering issue :) Thanks for your time!

      0 points
    • Martin HalikMartin Halik, 9 years ago

      Plus I would add an option to move between slides by using keyboard (← & →)

      0 points
  • Anders Drage, 9 years ago

    Just launced my portfolio, would be grateful for feedback and comments.

    If you really like it, I'd appreciate if you shared it :)

    2 points
    • Kyle PapkeKyle Papke, 9 years ago (edited 9 years ago )

      Really nice portfolio! It's well designed and high quality so I was willing to look through all of your projects (which I hardly do on portfolio sites).

      I never knew about Norwegian milk but now I really want to try that Mountain Milk! It looks so good!

      0 points
  • ben johnstonben johnston, 9 years ago

    Looks great, Anders. Clean and simple, but definitely not boring.

    I really like the layout for the individual case studies. It's compact, but it never feels crowded, which makes it super easy to feel out and understand the projects quickly. Everything seems to work together really well — the portfolio as a whole supports your style in the work on display.

    Also, it's totally jank-free and pretty much 60fps everywhere, and I appreciate that.

    1 point
  • Lewis WhiteLewis White, 9 years ago

    Hi, I like your site design --

    One thing though, you should hook up the arrow keys to pan across the view, for people who don't like scrolling that far :-)

    1 point
  • Kim Walker, 9 years ago

    Good job Anders! Added to Nice Portfolio: http://niceportfol.io/post/96693983924

    1 point
  • Sam GarsonSam Garson, 9 years ago

    I've got to say, I love this. Awesome. Really easy to see everything you'd want to see from a portfolio and nothing that you wouldn't.

    I would say that if you were looking to be hired etc, maybe a slightly more noticeable cta might be useful.

    Do you use any kind of content management for your projects or is it all done hard coded?

    1 point
    • Anders Drage, 9 years ago

      Thanks Sam. The site is built on Craft and developed by my friend André Elvan.

      Not looking to be hired as of now, so that's why there is no really good cta :)

      0 points
      • Ernst LeetErnst Leet, 9 years ago

        Very nice!


        On [esc] key close the current panel for: - Information - Project

        On [left] or [right] key, back or forward in terms of project browsing.

        Question: What stack have you used to build this website and how did you come up with the animations?

        1 point
        • Anders Drage, 9 years ago

          Thanks, noted!

          It's developed by a friend of mine, but it's all html/css/js with Craft as a CMS.

          0 points
  • Andreas HAndreas H, 9 years ago

    Love the loading animation for the web page and the pictures. Really cool. Also tons of great project. Like the businesscards for "HIS MAJESTY KINGS GUARDS".

    1 point
  • Christian Krammer, 9 years ago

    While I'm not big fan of horizontal scrolling I appreciate your approach. But in my eyes vertical always wins over horizontal, because it's familiar, and you shouldn't break conventions (at least if you have no good reason).

    What I also find confusing is that the projects start all over again after you have crossed a certain point. It's confusing at first because you think "Oh, I already know that picture, why is it there again". So you probably should include some kind of a "break point" so that you know that you have reached the end (and that everything repeats from now on).

    I'd also appreciate for words for the case studies. Pictures are great, but I want to learn even more about the process, how you did the things you did.

    But in general I really like your portfolio, minimalistic (like that) and well done.

    0 points
  • Andrew CohenAndrew Cohen, 9 years ago

    Really loving your portfolio. I've always wanted to do a horizontal scrolling site, but just never have. Seems this might convince me to do it. However, I'd think about hooking up some keyboard shortcuts for those too lazy to scroll right.

    0 points
    • Anders Drage, 9 years ago

      Thanks Andrew, means much coming from someone like you! Will hook it up to keyboard as soon as possible :)

      Thanks for your time, – a

      0 points
  • Robin RaszkaRobin Raszka, 9 years ago (edited 9 years ago )

    That scrolling is major UX hiccup, otherwise good stuff.

    0 points
  • Gabriel StefanescuGabriel Stefanescu, 9 years ago

    It looks great ! The only thing I would add, is a bit of text at the bottom of each thumbnail. I just like to know what I'm actually clicking on. Btw, how did you make the site to scroll right when scrolling down with a mouse ? I know is done by JS, but do you have any tut on that ?

    0 points
    • Anders Drage, 9 years ago

      I've actually thought of that, and I have some sketches on is so hopefully I'll be able to make it happen.

      You can tweet @aelvan and ask. He's the developer :)

      1 point
  • Aman FahimullahAman Fahimullah, 9 years ago

    Damn this is on point!

    One thing I found was when I click on a portfolio item, it says "back", when I hit that I think its going to back to the full view of portfolio items, but it goes to the previous item. I then realized I had to hit the "x" at the top right of the page.

    0 points
    • Anders Drage, 9 years ago

      Yes, I was originally going for "previous" but the only thing that looks good with next is back, so I had to go for that, hehe!

      Thanks for the input though :)

      0 points
  • Morten GressethMorten Gresseth, 9 years ago

    I really like the simplicity. Your work is presented in a delicious way, and the navigation feels intuitive. And of course, it's always nice to see good work for His Majesty The King's Guard, where I worked as a graphic designer myself a few years back.

    Bra jobba! :)

    0 points
  • Denis KDenis K, 9 years ago (edited 9 years ago )

    Nice and clean, looks good!

    My feedback:

    1: The "Anders Drage" footer background stays grey instead of turning black when resizing from desktop to 320px.

    2: Does clicking on the logo up top take you to the "Anders Drage" footer when resizing from tablet(768px) to mobile?

    0 points
  • Aaron GrandoAaron Grando, 9 years ago

    Nice! Generally don't like anything that changes default scrolling behavior but it's really well done here. Not sure if it was something you had to specifically work on, but keeping the scroll momentum as the page loops is great. Love it.

    0 points
  • Anders Drage, 9 years ago

    Btw, it's also up on dribbble if any of you are there...

    Thanks for all the love today!


    0 points
  • Nathan NNathan N, 9 years ago

    Nice work the content presentation is great!

    Some feedback: I'd add some constraints to the carousel so it doesn't awkwardly end with the gap between the first and last project. I suggest adding some resistance so that you cannot scroll past a certain point to the left or the right.

    The loading animation is a nice touch as well but I'd suggest slowing it down a bit it seems too fast.

    0 points
  • Kyle BavenderKyle Bavender, 9 years ago (edited 9 years ago )

    Above all else, your portfolio sings with simplicity. Bookmarking and sharing with some friends & coworkers.

    A small critique/issue: The arrows in the bottom right that animate to show that content is scrollable — if the user clicks the arrows, a scroll is started. The problem: after that first click on the arrows, clicking to scroll no longer works. It's a bit of a usability & expectations issue.

    Also, check the "edges" of your Information section on a wider monitor (or by zooming the page out a few times). The box shadow on the sides — not flush with left and right edges — doesn't look intentional.

    That said, the scrolling is wonderfully smooth and the aesthetic is clean and content-driven. Excellent work to you, Anders, and also to your developer!

    0 points
  • Jeremy StewartJeremy Stewart, 9 years ago

    This is really, really nice! No useful thoughts here; just very impressed.

    0 points