Best of 2011: Sites of the Week

2010 was awesome, we discovered a lot of great and beautiful sites, and we tried to share here with you on every single Friday. So today, the last Friday of 2011 we have selected the best sites in our opinion and that we really recommend that you check them out again. Hope you love it!

You can keep sending me your suggestions via Twitter or, and include #abdz_sites in the message.

So1o -

Introducing Solo, the project management tool for the modern freelancer.


365 Corbisimages -

Introducing 24|7|365, a curated selection of photography and illustrations. Produced by Kit Hinrichs, founder of Studio Hinrichs and former partner of international design firm Pentagram, 24|7|365 illustrates the depth and breadth of the Corbis® catalog.

365 Corbisimages

Squarespace SXSW -

You posed it up in our smilebooth at SXSW Interactive. Now find out if you're one of our winners.

Squarespace SXSW - is a citizen collaboration space, where you can meet, discuss, inspire and transform the city itself. Participate.

We're moving back to California -

After 3 long years in Portland, OR, we are finally heading back HOME! Here's a few obvious reasons why we are moving back to California...

We're moving back to California

bestappideas -

You may have an app idea that has the potential to make thousands if not millions of dollars, but you may not have the money to build such an app. Best App Ideas can help! We connect people with great ideas with people who have the funds to make an idea a reality.


KickStarter -

Kickstarter is a funding platform for artists, designers, filmmakers, musicians, journalists, inventors, explorers...


Maisengasse -

We offer concept, design and programming of websites, CMS systems, mobile applications, social media online marketing campaigns, search engine optimization and the implementation of traditional printed materials of all kinds. (via Google Translate)

Aiala Garcia

Emtwo -

Emtwo is run by a husband (Sean) and wife (Melissa) team that makes fabulous websites, creates brands, has furry mascots, discusses your message at their kitchen table, works in their pajamas, loves ExpressionEngine, writes lean and mean code, plays XBOX360, talks with a NY accent and wants to see you succeed.


Hunter's -

Hunter's is a family owned winery and vineyard cafe in Blenheim, Marlborough. Producers of world famous New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay.


Dydra -

Dydra—the product of two years of research—is an RDF cloud service. You provide the data, we provide everything else.


Sparrow -

Sparrow is a minimalist mail application for Mac. It was designed to keep things simple and efficient. No fancy stuff here... just your mail and nothing else.


Mailchimp -

We doubled the size of our free plan. Now you can send 12,000 emails per month to a list of 2,000 subscribers—completely free.


Forrst -

Forrst is a community of passionate developers and designers focused on helping themselves and others get better at their craft, providing thoughtful critiques, and sharing their knowledge to build better applications and websites.


HTML5 Logo -

It stands strong and true, resilient and universal as the markup you write. It shines as bright and as bold as the forward-thinking, dedicated web developers you are. It's the standard's standard, a pennant for progress. And it certainly doesn't use tables for layout. We present an HTML5 logo.

HTML5 Logo

Seo Sara -

SEO SARA - Fast and affordable SEO submission, css gallery submission, article submission, news link submission & directory submission service.

Seo Sara

Postmark -

Postmark enables web applications of any size to deliver and track transactional email reliably, with minimal setup time and zero maintenance. We're the experts at getting your emails to the inbox, so you don't have to be.


App Galaxy -

Travel through the App Galaxy to learn how to get your app discovered through promotion, earn enough money to quit your day job, measure your success, and evaluate your current flight path to ensure you're headed in the right direction.

App Galaxy

Favolla -

The Favolla Communication is an agency that values??, above all, the brand image and its impact on people. Our services rely on three pillars: Branding, Relationship and Planning.


Buses at the Brewery -

Bring your VW bus to Mother’s Brewery in Springfield, MO to hang with other Volkswagen bus enthusiasts.

Buses at the Brewery

Behance ProSite -

Online Portfolio Sites that sync with the Behance Network, the world's leading platform for creative professionals.

Behance ProSite

claimtz -

Claim your name and secure your Identity on Social Media Networks.


Findbacon -

Web Design and Development Jobs from the best sources on the web. Search by location, tag, or custom keywords.


Syropia -

Syropia, (pronounced Seer • OH • pee • uh), is just a mash up of the words syrup and utopia. Sure, being Canadian I could have called it Beeropia, or Toqueopia, but Syropia was the first one that came to mind, and it stuck. I chose to freelance under a brand name because I didn't want my actual name to only be associated with design as an online presence.


Punchfork -

Punchfork makes it easier to find the best new recipes from popular sites like 101 Cookbooks, The Pioneer Woman, Epicurious, Serious Eats, Food Network and The Kitchn. We use conversations on social networks to bring you high quality recipes that passionate cooks are talking about right now.


Tom, Dick & Harry -

Creative Chicago advertising agencies consistently recognize Tom, Dick & Harry as one of the best. Their marketing communications work has been honored by the Chicago Creative Club, Communications Arts Magazine and other prestigious organizations.

Tom, Dick & Harry

Mightybell -

Now open for creators, instigators, and everyone's alpha friend to create amazing real life experiences for friends, fans, and followers.


Virb -

Whether you're a novice or a pro, a photographer, a band, a small business, or anything in between, Virb is perfect for building your site — quickly and easily.


Foodily -

Foodily. The most powerful way to search and share recipes from across the web. Compare millions of recipes side-by-side, and share recipes, menus and comments with your friends. Food, I Love You.


Rdio -

Choose what you want to play and listen as much as you want — from the web or your phone.


Warchild -

We're a small charity that protects children living in some of the world's most dangerous countries.


Tommy -

Welcome to Tommy, the Digital Creative Agency. At the time of writing, Tommy is over 43 million seconds old. We work with agencies, brands, companies and individuals. We love our work, our office, smart ideas and being playful.

Tommy - broadcast is a fun, useful way to turn your mobile phone into a voice broadcast network. Share your blips with the world.


Carnette -

A web application that helps parents keep in touch with their children's school situation.


Simple -

Simple is reinventing personal banking with modern online and mobile experiences, no surprise fees, and great customer service.


Jenny and Grayden -

We're getting married!

Jenny and Grayden

FireFly -

Give Flight To ExpressionEngine & CodeIgniter with Firefly Hosting Services featuring 24/7 Support


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