I actually see this style very often in the recent months, for example:

There's probably a name for this style, which feels like a meme sweeping across the web design world.

I'm not a big fan of it... It's kinda pretty, but I don't quite understand what is it particularly good for.

Amir Elisha Aharoni · אָמִיר אֱלִישָׁע אַהֲרוֹנִי
‪“We're living in pieces,
I want to live in peace.” – T. Moore‬

2013/10/15 Ori Livneh <ori@wikimedia.org>
Wanted to share this, since it made me wow out loud:

I'm not referring to the substance of the piece but to its
presentation, which is an impressive composite of a lot of very recent
browser capabilities.

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