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25 Captivating Dark Website Designs for Inspiration

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While a ‘dark on light’ colour scheme is the most common approach for website design, some designers are creating powerful sites with dark interfaces. Black and dark coloured backgrounds create an alluring mood that entices the user and really helps the content stand out when mixed with high contrasting whites and bright hues. In today’s showcase I feature 25 stunning dark website designs for inspiration. See how they use black & white photography and strong highlight colours to create captivating designs.

DUNCKELFELD

DUNCKELFELD

Electrik Company

Electrik Company

Q Ideas

Q Ideas

LOUIS XIV Energy

LOUIS XIV Energy

Bay Street Biergarten

Bay Street Biergarten

Visage

Visage

Intercore

Intercore

FLIPP

FLIPP

Circles Conference

Circles Conference

Rook

Rook

Drexler

Drexler

Mammoth Media

Mammoth Media

The Whig

The Whig

Dang & Blast

Dang & Blast

Amplified Creations

Amplified Creations

Fiasam Web Solutions

Fiasam Web Solutions

Craig Teel

Craig Teel

Pixate

Pixate

Elliot Condon

Elliot Condon

Tobias van Schneider

Tobias van Schneider

Jamie Syke

Jamie Syke

Coyote Rock Ranch

Coyote Rock Ranch

ENVOY

ENVOY

Casper Odendaal

Casper Odendaal

MAGNETIC CREATIVE

MAGNETIC CREATIVE

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Written by Iggy

Iggy is a designer who loves experimenting with new web design techniques collating creative website designs. Check out Iggy's design tutorials and articles at his Web Design Blog or follow his daily findings on Twitter.

26 Comments

  1. Um bom designer é aquele que sabe trabalhar com todas as cores e com todos os tipos de layouts, seja ele clean ou dark.

    Ótima lista! Very nice!

  2. WebProvider طراحی وب says:

    thanks ,

  3. Sandeep says:

    I like this blog, and its fair amount of knowledge on designing provided by the writer

  4. Marcel says:

    Nice selection, thanks!

  5. Sonia Pitt says:

    Nice dark designs and really good collection. Really enjoyed.

  6. cooby says:

    high quality. Thanks!

  7. Debarpan says:

    Very nice… thanks a lot for this.

  8. Mich says:

    Great job done..totally appreciate it.

  9. Teelah says:

    Usually, I am not a huge fan of dark designs. I love white space, but these came out great. Its amazing what you can do with a little design eye and typography techniques. Love how the teal pops out in Visage. Thanks for the great share.

  10. MAGNETIC says:

    Thanks for the inclusion here – some great references for sure. Rad to see the variations in brands and industries.

  11. Bharat Singh says:

    Great collection, such a amazing design for designers who are dark design lover

  12. Shweta says:

    Thank you for posting the great information regarding Website designing. I found it quiet interesting and something different.

  13. I am not into black designs, awesome selection though. Thanka for share.

  14. Emily Earhart says:

    I have always loved dark coloured websites and this is just a treat to the eyes. Loved the feel that the great scott website has.

  15. Great collection of dark designs.

    I love the effect dark designs have on the user – a sort of sit-up-and-take-notice pause before cautiously moving forward to find out more.

    Lee

  16. This is a great collection you have assembled. Thank you for posting it for us all to see.

  17. Gary says:

    Awesome dark designs. Really creative ideas makes me want to fire up my graphic programs and start editing! Check out our dark design at http://www.mentionwebdev.com

  18. Gary says:

    Awesome dark designs. Really creative ideas makes me want to fire up my graphic programs and start editing! Check out our dark design at http://www.mentionwebdev.com

  19. if i sale mobile , i can choose Dang & Blast . It is very beautyful

  20. nice work thank you for sharing

  21. Richard says:

    Great list! I always think dark sites give an air of luxury, but sometimes are a little hard to read properly, depending on colours used.

    Richard
    http://www.harrisonmann.co.uk

  22. thanks for sharing…

  23. Sunipa Dey says:

    Amazing attractive dark design. thanking share with us.

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