The Center reimagined itself as a “living memorial”: a place that explores, challenges and reflects the contemporary spirit of America. Inspiring isn’t it? Now imagine the excitement we felt when requested to build a digital platform to celebrate this centenary. A platform located somewhere between content and experience.
The Kennedy Center
/02 The ideals
Focus on the ideals
The very center of the website relies on the five ideals JFK (Let’s call him, JFK, right?) stood for. By creating a horizontal experience playing with different levels of zooms, we aimed for a layered experience, from the top level to the depth of the content related to each ideal, enabling for a better engagement through a funneled navigation.
/03 The right tone
It’s a celebration
What important in the execution of this project, is using the celebration angle. We didn’t want to craft a digital memorial from the sadness angle, but instead from one that joyfully honors JFK’s legacy.. We want colors, we want music, we want perspective. Feels good, doesn’t it?
/04 Making of
During the initial phases of the visual development, we also unveiled other possible tracks to find the right angle for the experience, and let’s be honest, we also felt it was a bit sad not to share those with you.