15 Awesome Websites That Tell a Story As You Scroll

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This post showcases 15 sites that take parallax scrolling to the next level by combining CSS animations and JavaScript to manipulate page elements upon scroll to immerse the user into a developing story.

As new CSS properties are becoming widely supported, designers are combining tools to create amazing websites that were once only feasible in Flash. Check out these outstanding designs and start scrolling to unveil their full design. These will definitely get your attention, determining you to want to know more about them.

Moreover, the parallax scrolling effect, the illustrations or the high-quality images will challenge your imagination. Prepare yourself to be amazed!

The Boat

boat parallax scroll website

Every Last Drop

Did you think you use your water supply wisely?  Think again, because it is not just about how much you drink and consume in the household daily.  This site combines animations with real facts to raise awareness among people concerned.

Every Last Drop Website Concept

Eclectic Pedicab Rides

Here’s a beautiful site to show an alternative mean of transportation, which is also eco-friendly! If you are a resident of Oak Cliff you might want to check the map for the pedicab stations, or why not apply for a job?! Otherwise, enjoy scrolling in a beautiful sunny environment!

Eclectic Pedicab Rides Website Design

Hegarty On Advertising

Having a lot of crazy thoughts? Congrats, you have a creative mind! Scroll this site to see some useful advice on becoming a creative director!

Hegarty On Advertising Website Concept Design

Inception Explained

Yes, is all about the movie! Ever had to explain to someone what really happened, followed by endless arguments and ending up in questioning your judgment? Wish I had seen this site when that happened…

Inception Explained Website

Slavery Footprint

This site is made to raise awareness about the modern slavery we might not know about or choose to ignore. It takes a while to read and to take the survey if you like, but please do! It is worth your time and not only the message is great and much needed but also the design is really great!

Slavery Footprint Website Design

How Far is it to Mars?

This site explores the deeps of the space, scaling down to make everybody understand our place in the Universe. Pretty amazing concept! Just scroll the site and enjoy a ride to Mars!

How Far is it to Mars? Creative Website

James Bond 007 Cars Evolution

If you are a fan of James Bond movies, then you’re in for a treat! Here you have an excellent website which takes you through time to showcase the evolution of cars which were used by Bond in the movies.

James Bond 007 Cars Evolution Website Concept

Peugeot HYbrid4 Graphic Novel

Comic book drawings fan or car enthusiast? Enjoy the fine graphics of this site and find out more about the new Peugeot technology!

Peugeot HYbrid4 Graphic Novel Creative Website Design

The State of the Financial & Economic Education

Learn more about finances by entering this well-designed website. This was created to raise awareness about how debt, mortgages, and other financial struggles.

The State of the Financial & Economic Education Website Design


Here’s an excellent website which has a creative parallax scrolling effect that will make you look twice. This website showcases the most important feature of the product which is the fact that it has infinite combination possibilities.

Myriad Website Design

Costa Coffee

Explore the journey from a beam to a cup! Sit back, scroll and enjoy the Costa Caffee experience through this outstanding website. Learn more about what happens with the product even from the crops, to the roastery, and so on.

Costa Coffee Website Design

Make Your Money Matter

Here’s an interesting view on what happens with your money from this beautiful website with a dynamic parallax effect.

Make Your Money Matter Website Concept

Cultural Solutions

This is an excellent website which tackles the cultural solutions in an innovative manner. This template includes subtle 3d effects and an amazing design overall.

Cultural Solutions Website Design

Walking Dead

If you are a Fan of The Walking Dead, then this website is perfect for you. Here are some facts about the movie that you might not know. Enjoy the beautiful graphics, the music, the story.

Walking Dead Website Concept

Iggy is a designer who loves experimenting with new web design techniques, collating creative website designs, and writing about the latest design trends, inspiration, design freebies, and more. You can follow him on Twitter

22 thoughts on “15 Awesome Websites That Tell a Story As You Scroll”

  1. Fantastic compilation, Iggy!! These designers are really pushing the envelope and reaping great benefits. Thank you for putting this together!

  2. Totally worth visiting these sites. especially that water one, in a scrolling way I had learned how much water we consume each day, and the range rover website was stunning. :D

  3. Wow !! really amazing collection .. Great stuff … creative and impressive designs.. Thanks and Keep sharing the amazing posts :)

  4. Most of the design are really nice, though many of them aren`t optimized for mobile devices at all. That could help a lot. But thank you for your article, good inspiration!

  5. I love our Responsive design has enabled some beautifully, simply and smart websites. Great coding being used for artistic purposes.

  6. Wonderful graphics design -Peugeot HYbrid4 Graphic Novel – it’s really amazing site design and interactive game online! Thanks for such creative list – it’s inspiring for all designers

  7. Wow! This is amazing. It looks awesome.By just looking at the websites one can actually understand what the website is all about.

  8. I like the simplicity of each website you had in your list,simple yet eye catching.Maybe the one who design this really work hard.

  9. Totally amazed with these websites, that’s all about creativity. Designers and developers can learn more from these links.

    Keep sharing such type of information. :-)

  10. These websites are perfect example of CSS animations and Javascript , i have forward this url to my designer to learn something new from these website. Chris article is really helpful

  11. Hi Chirs. Really awesome selection of websites here. This is just 20 years since the start of the internet. It would be interesting to find out where web design is heading in another 5 to years. Very inspiratiional 15 site designs you’ve showcased indeed.

  12. This is the first time I am seeing such stuff and I am circulating this over facebook and skype right now. This is great!! Where do you look for such stuff? :P


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