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Museum of Websites

The team at Kapwing has collected a lot of images from the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine and presented a history of how the homepage of popular websites like Google and the New York Times have changed over time. It’s super interesting.

I particularly love how Amazon has evolved from a super high information dense webpage that sort of looks like a blog to basically a giant carousel that takes over the whole screen.

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Non-Rectangular Headers

Jon Moore documents a trend in which designs opt for non-rectangular headers. Slants, rounded bits, image crops, even weird jagged polygons. I mean c'mon, what kinda site would put a weird jagged polygon as a header?

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