I like the 99% invisible branding but I really love their "Search doesn't work" search box. No, that's not ideal, but it's funny and memorable in it's broken-ness.
I have this wallet and love it. But also: damn fine simple eCommerce page.
Collage! Grainy Illustration! The Future!
Monotone images are kinda awesome. I've noticed Offscreen Mag makes great use of them. More personality than B&W and easier to fit into the color scheme of a site. Also useful when the colors of the originals are too clashing.
Sucker for grainy illustration and especially retro futurism.
I love the effect of consistant texture over illustration. In this case, it's because it's a T-Shirt, but you know what I mean.
I think these are darn effective when they are this clear.
The subtle rainbow on the fabric below is pretty hot.