With HTML5 and CSS3 it becomes possible to create more interesting and eye-catchy effects in browsers. Parallax illusion is one of these effects that hit the world of website design. Parallax scrolling involves the background which is moving slower than the foreground creating an amazing 3D effect while you scroll down the page.
The very first website with parallax scrolling effect was designed by Ian Coyle in 2011. It was the site for Nike “Nike Better World”. These days parallax scrolling is overused by a wide range of websites. However, it’s a great tool that gives pleasant user experience and is a perfect solution for storytelling. In this roundup I put together 30 fantastic examples of parallax scrolling websites for your inspiration. Feel free to click on the images to see the parallax scrolling websites in action.