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25 Websites Designed with a Limited Color Palette

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As one of the main design principles, colour is an important factor to consider when building a website, especially since it’s one of the main tools that allows you to add character and relate the site to a specific brand. Sometimes the best designs only make use of a select number of colours, providing consistency throughout the whole page. Today’s web design roundup showcases 25 well designed websites that are all created with a limited colour palette, these sites use just 3-4 colours throughout the whole design, reusing the same swatches from the colour scheme for backgrounds, text, and titles.

MoreSleep

MoreSleep

Rook

Rook

Banger’s

Banger's

MOOD

MOOD

Bay Street Biergarten

Bay Street Biergarten

Brand Aid

Brand Aid

Archie Wilkinson

Archie Wilkinson

Activate Media

Activate Media

Take Off Conference

Take Off Conference

Little Forge

Little Forge

Focus Lab

Focus Lab

Future of Web Design 2014

Future of Web Design 2014

Craftsman Ave

Craftsman Ave

Matthew D. Williams

Matthew D. Williams

Curt’s Special Recipe

Curt's Special Recipe

Brand Village

Brand Village

Do a blackflip

Do a backflip

PageLanes

PageLanes

Lyudmil Shoshorov

Lyudmil Shoshorov

Circles Conference

Circles Conference

Roman Kirichik

Roman Kirichik

An Idea Lives On

An Idea Lives On

Résidence Mixte

Résidence Mixte

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Written by Chris Spooner

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

  • http://www.iliashop.net/ تصفیه هوا

    very very nice :)

    thank you

  • http://www.conicl.com Michelle

    Such lovely design are they.

  • http://www.swaragh.com Suri

    Those are really minimal yet very effective sites. Thanks.

  • http://www.websiteitup.com/st-george-web-design/ mike

    these get the creative juices flowing, thanks!

  • http://www.coffeestainedjournal.com/ Oliver

    Excellent collection and some exceptional designs and concepts indeed…
    Thanks for compiling Chris!

  • http://www.mo-tif.de Elke

    Thank you Chris! Great collection, as usual. The link to “Activate Media” does not work somehow though…
    Regards and keep up the good work!

  • http://www.technocrab.com/ Jake

    A light color is more suitable as users attract on favor of it.

  • http://www.logodesignbest.com/ Logo Design

    Totally aggressive info you shared, i always tracking your posts which too useful for all time.
    Thanks for sharing

  • http://www.makehook.co Alex

    Our new website
    http://makehook.co/

  • Johnk929

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  • http://www.prosites.com/services/medical-and-dental-website-design/ Norm

    What I love about these, is that while the color palette may be limited, their use of color is BOLD.

  • http://www.allerin.com/application-development App Development Companies

    Really, colour plays an important role while designing and building a website.
    Thanks for displaying those 25 well designed websites.

  • http://mygod1.asia/ دانلود فیلتر شکن

    tnx for your content & nice website

  • http://www.mashateb.com/ پخش سراسری دارو

    thanck you :)

    یاشاسین آزربایجان

  • http://tinydesignr.com saman

    Pretty good list. I think most sites these days are sticking to a few primary colors. Keeping a consistant brand is so important.

  • http://www.mashhadsite.com/ طراحی سایت در مشهد

    so good tnx a lot. i like your website

  • http://www.apollocreativesolutions.com/ Apollo

    Very nice collections…thank you for posting……

    http://www.apollocreativesolutions.com/

  • http://www.netgurusolutionindia.info Pankaj

    Nice collection….

  • http://www.dsgnone.com/ Beccy

    Great article Chris! A very detailed collection keep up good work.

  • http://vcrave.com vcrave

    Really neat set of websites, Never though about the importance of color choices till now, next design we implement, we will have to definitely think about going minimal set of colors.. 3- 4 colors looks great to associate with a brand.

  • http://www.scoop.it/t/seputar-poster Alvie

    Those websites above are so awesome
    Nice collection of nice websites

  • digissofts Technologies

    good web site