Amazing Feats of CSS

Many of you may think that CSS if only used for basic design of the website or a web page. That is true. Many of the web pages you see these days have CSS at the base and that is what makes them look so incredibly attractive. If you are one of those people that think along the aforementioned lines, prepare to have your mind blown. There are plenty of other things that one can take care of by using CSS. You can create animations and interactions etc. By using CSS along with HTML and JavaScript, web developers can actually play around with a lot of things.

A web page essentially is a canvas for the developers to play around with. If you are unfamiliar with the marvels of CSS, you want to browse through our list of 18 Amazing Feats of CSS. Developers around the world have been very creative with CSS and have given us prime examples of what CSS is capable off. Even I was blown away whilst compiling the list. Take a seat and browse through this list and let us know what you think in the comments below. What are some of your amazing feats using CSS? Enjoy the read.

The Simpsons

The Simpsons

These characters from the popular TV Show, Simpsons, were created using only CSS. It was done by Chris Pattle. He even animated the eyes in order to make them seem more realistic. All was accomplished via CSS.

Minions With Pure CSS

Minions With Pure CSS

WE are sure you are familiar with the minions. They are the new craze and are found everywhere ranging from tee shirts to tea cups. One fine gentlemen took the liberty to design a minion using nothing but CSS. The minions also blink and wave at you in a friendly manner.

Broken Neon Sign

Broken Neon Sign

This is one of the more amazing example of text-shadow using CSS. The broken neon effect has been achieved by implementing text-shadow. That is one of the attributes of CSS and a very basic one at the too.

Cheese

Cheese

At first glance, this may seem like a simple block of cheese. Hugo Giraduel create this 3D block of cheese using nothing but CSS.

Single Element CSS Character

Single Element CSS Character

This is another fine piece of work by Hugo Giraudel. This is an 8-bit character – we are sure you can tell. The character was made using only one element and the entirety of design process was carried out using CSS.

Viking Shield

Viking Shield

This Viking Shield was create by LukyVj. The work on this amazing shield is so fascinating that it is almost similar to what an actual graphic designer would come up with. The details are intricate and very well done.

Fluid Menu With Transparent Icon

Fluid Menu With Transparent Icon

One of the major use of CSS is designing menus, and this is one of the more excellent examples o a fine looking menu we came across. This menu has a colored slider. The slider also colors the active menu icon as soon as the mouse is rolled over it. Play with the menu to feel the fluidity it offers.

Random Creatures

These are some random creatures generated using nothing but CSS. They smile, laugh and even carry a dumb emotionless expression. Play around with their color, teeth, moustache, eyes or even mouths. It is quite fun, especially if you consider the fact that they were created using only CSS.

Long Cat

Long Cat

This is an interesting creation. This is not just a long cat. It is a responsive long cat, so to speak. Designed entirely using CSS, this cat stretches and compresses with your browser. Go head test it out, it is quite hilarious.

Rolling Coke Can

Rolling Coke Can

Coke is by far the most popular beverage around so people tend to play with it quite often. This is a fun little can which rolls around with the movement of your mouse, and yes, it was created using CSS.

Calculator

Calculator

This is a handy little calculator, that is easy to look at and quite attractive yet simple. It was created using CSS along with JavaScript.

Grid Animation Effect

Grid Animation Effect

If you are into animations, you would know how difficult even the simplest of animations is. This grid animations was worked completely via CSS and it is exceptionally brilliant.

Smooth IOS 7 Toogle

Smooth IOS 7 Toogle

This toggle button was inspired by iOS7, as I am sure you can tell. It was created by Dan Eden using nothing but CSS. Go ahead and use it. Check out how absolutely similar it is to one you will find on your iOS 7 devices.

Animated Checkmark Button

Animated Checkmark Button

This is an animated checkmark button as the title says. Sascha Michael Trinkaus created this button. It looks absolutely beautiful. You might want to click it and see the magic.

Minion

Minion

Here is another minion designed using nothing but CSS. It looks more like a drawing however.

Menu Toogle SVG Animation

Menu Toogle SVG Animation

This is another animation. Go ahead and take a look at how smooth the transitions are.

Shape Masking

Shape Masking

CSSMuse was able to use CSS and create a shape masking tool. You can mask in the shape of a circle, pentagon or hexagon on any image whatsoever. Moreover, you can even resize the shape to your needs.

Loaders Kit

Loaders Kit

Finally, we have this loaders kit. You may have seen plenty of loaders which were created using nothing but CSS, but we found this one to be rather attractive, especially if you are looking to reduce the load on your bandwidth. This one is light and quite gorgeous honestly.