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20 Best Websites with Parallax Scrolling of 2013

Article by Awwwards Team in Web Design - June 06

Parallax scroll has become mainstream, Ian Coyle created the very first parallax website for Nike "Nike Better World" on 2011, nowadays it is overused as a trendy effect but it is a great tool if it serves the user experience and is perfect for storytelling websites.

The term is derived from the Greek ?????????? (parallaxis), meaning "alteration". Nearby objects have a larger parallax than more distant objects when observed from different positions, so parallax scrolling can be used to determine distances.

We have compiled 20 of the best amazing examples of websites that use the scrolling parallax effect.