Rita Melo is a Portuguese visual artist whose works portrait an ironic vision where the past merges with contemporary culture.

Project by
miguelfolio.com
Role in project
Design + Development
Tools used
HTML + CSS + jQuery + PHP + MySQL
Release date
Aug 2012

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The approach to this website was to focus on the fast display of all her work, organizing it by year sets. The preview images show specific details of each painting and allow access to the fullscreen gallery upon interaction. On a technical perspective, the content is preloaded before being displayed, adding a feel of smoothness to the site's navigation.

Fullscreen gallery displaying the painting and its details.

A custom backoffice was designed and developed, allowing full management of the site's content, adding paintings, changing their order of appearance, texts and so on.