Pinterest meets Amazon at Scroll.Am December 31, 2012 – Tags: , , ,

Scroll.Am homepage

Imagine taking a Pinterest-style scroll through the Amazon product database.

Scroll.Am, was developed by Amsterdam-based designer and med student Jonathan Bouman. Bouman,  who derives his motivation from his love of mashups, scrolling and Amazon, built a similar site last year which provided a nifty way to scroll Reddit.

  • Every product leads with a visual and  all the data and sharing opportunities you need is just a mouse-over away. 

 Books category home page  

Clearly applicable to non-new books as well. With a little tweaking you could see it as a formidable online-catalog format for booksellers. The idea of wrapping the image with the necessary related content and delivering it in a new way to a largely new audience should appeal to some.

Book Patrol on Pinterest

h/t @librarianedge

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