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Chanel Website Design

Redesign of the Chanel brand website in a modern style

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PROJECT BRIEF

Chanel is one of today’s best known and most highly sought-after luxury fashion brand. The fashion house has become one of the most influential forces in fashion since this time, keeping with their tailored look and elegant simplicity for all designs.

 

DESIGN CHALLENGE

Redesign the Chanel website landing page with a modern and youthful aesthetic. Cater to a younger demographic from teenagers to young adults. 

 

DESIGN CONSTRAINTS

Retain the monochromatic palette of black and white. Keep consistency with brand values of luxury, elegance, good quality, attention to detail, and the "less is more" approach. 

 

MOODBOARD INSPIRATION

Images were collected to help inspire the new look and feel of the brand. 

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ORIGINAL WEBSITE

What does the original website look like?

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REDESIGNED MOCKUPS

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In order to appeal to the tastes and sensibilities of a younger crowd, a modern black and white illustration was created. The choice of colour was in accordance with the brand colours. The design is minimalistic and stylish, with sharp edges made by diagonal lines which retains the classic finish of geometrical shapes.

The negative space functions as an active element imbibing the visual image with a dynamic energy. It makes use of the Gestalt principle of ‘closure’ by allowing the user to perceive the white gaps and complete the shapes.

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