One of the great things about this project is seeing all the strange and wonderful referrals that bring visitors to the Pixie site. More often than not a new referral means a new Pixie website. In the last few days a few have grabbed my attention:
Blog (Tag: design)
Since our showcase in April we have discovered a handful more delicious Pixie sites. Enjoy the show:
TrailPix: professional event photography.
My final university project (completed almost two years ago) was to take SMX (Pixies predecessor) and work on a new interface design. The project lasted five months and included a number of usability studies, eight variations of the design and a great deal of work to come up with something that felt unique and usable.
Pixie is fast approaching its first birthday (it was launched to the public as part of the May 1st Reboot 2008) and we have managed to successfully showcase three fantastic sites every month. We are getting quite a big backlog of sites to feature so we have decided that this month we are going to put some time aside to create a dedicated showcase section to the site. This will be the last showcase in the blog and it is a good one! We have example of Pixie being used for excellent causes, some excellent design and an unexpected surprise. On with the showcase...