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Showcase of Solid Color Backgrounds in Web Design

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We often assume the more detail we put into our website designs the better they will be, but great design doesn’t always have to include all the bells and whistles. This post showcases a variety of sites that are based on solid colour backgrounds. You won’t see a gradient, texture or pattern but all these sites boast great design.

Nicola Potts

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Unfold

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Fuzzco

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Happy Cog

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Cloudberry

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Tim Potter

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Nordic Ruby

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Kicksend

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Jacob Lee

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CaptainDash

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Chad Mazzola

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Treehouse

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Jean-philippe Gams

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Kenneth Cachia

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Rally Interactive

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Carter Digital

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Unlisted Collection

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Naks

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House

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Nation

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204 Beech Avenue

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Team Excellence

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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.

29 Comments

  1. Very nice examples! Shows that it's possible to make the whole website appealing by just using few colours :)

  2. Sam Jones says:

    Nice showcase, I love that combination of green and orange on Jacob Lee's site.

  3. Vinay Bhat says:

    I'd like to add another website to this list: http://zenhabits.net/

  4. E.Meechie says:

    'like Kicksend – thought the shade of blue that it used can be too strong for the eye, but, no …

    Great collection, as usual. Thanks!

  5. Hello! I miss one… bipcreativa.com stunning solid red color background with amazing illustration in unique 4 columns design, worth to check out =)

  6. Love the thinness of Tim Potter's site

  7. Really cool showcase! Living proof, not every website needs absolute detail. Less is more. :D

  8. Really great collection of simple, solid-color web design backgrounds. They're all nice.

  9. Seo Surrey says:

    Nice blog here! Also your website loads up fast! What host are you using? I wish my website loaded up as fast as yours lol !

  10. smashinghub says:

    i like the illustration character of Jacob Lee…

  11. Very refreshing to see this minimalistic design here

  12. Jason says:

    Man. This is why i always strive of minimalism with clients…
    Oh and Tim Potter's site was pure madness…and by madness i mean awesome

  13. One thing that interests me is that these websites make single solid colors look like gradients.

  14. I really like Kenneth Cachia's site. The transitions between pages are nice and the change of colour on scroll is a neat feature I've not seen before.

  15. aledesign.it says:

    Good selection.. more inspirations..Thanks for sharing!

  16. Tim Potter says:

    Thanks again Chris for featuring my website. Always a pleasure to be featured here :)

  17. love the websites, speciall "house" these are very inspiring thanks for sharing the list mate :)

  18. Heidi Cuddy says:

    I love the that you have no ads on this page.
    These are the best sites I have seen in a while…minimal is avery strong attitude.

  19. Treehouse gets my vote, Really nice list of quality web designs, thanks for sharing

  20. I love Fuzzco Design Style.. Especially for those images

  21. Deb Esling says:

    I think the design for NAKS is spot on. For a site offering "totally naked food," having a streamlined website is perfect. Thanks for the list. Lots of creativity!

  22. sazzad says:

    Hello,
    Thank you four nice writing. It will help me for my research on Recycle.
    Thanks.

  23. adam says:

    the unfold site is just awesome.
    you unique one of the best iv seen

  24. I love the minimalist look… classy!

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