Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Striking lucky with black cats

  • Comment

The designer of the site of Sao Paulo practice, Andrade Morettin Arquitetos islocal practice Fiveblackcats, whose Lucia Dossin is a former architect who fell in love with Flash.

You can sort of sniff the architectural background in the big sliding elements moving up and sideways and zap, there's the image hitting the screen with up to a dozen more numbers underneath waiting to be clicked. And there are plans, elevations and sections. It's all very slick, reasonably fast and, most important, generous in scale and feeling.

There's not an English version although, confusingly, some explanatory text on the home page is in our mother tongue. There are reference-thumbnails but what I really like about this site is that you get big, sometimes full-screen, images which thunk confidently onto the screen. I'm often asked to recommend web people but instead of mumbling vaguely, in future I'll likely be mentioning Fiveblackcats.

  • Comment

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions.

Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.