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25 Examples of Creative Paper Use in Web Design

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The use of paper and card textures in website design gives a low-fi appearance with a rough cut-and-paste and unpolished style. This hand crafted look works wonders with web design, adding a personal and informal feeling to the design. Check out this collection of 25 of the best examples for your inspiration.

Viget.com

Paper Web Design

EtonDigital.com

Paper Web Design

Cotrokc.org

Paper Web Design

Paul-Wallas.co.uk

Paper Web Design

Carsonified.com

Paper Web Design

TeamGreenOnline.com

Paper Web Design

WebDesignerWall.com

Paper Web Design

BandPush.ca

Paper Web Design

SimplyFired.com

Paper Web Design

AJMiles.com

Paper Web Design

RevolutionDrivingTuition.co.uk

Paper Web Design

Revota.com

Paper Web Design

eBugogo.tv

Paper Web Design

CollegeProwler.com

Paper Web Design

PeterRabbit.com

Paper Web Design

SquawkDesign.com

Paper Web Design

OllyHite.com

Paper Web Design

DesignSpongeOnline.com

Paper Web Design

TNVacation.com

Paper Web Design

WebSmarty.com

Paper Web Design

Viget.com

Paper Web Design

TNVacation.com

Paper Web Design

EdgePointChurch.com

Paper Web Design

TNVacation.com

Paper Web Design

PainIsGood.com

Paper Web Design

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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.

34 Comments

  1. Branden says:

    Digging the list Chris. Nice work.

  2. lawrence77 says:

    good one!
    cool roundup!

  3. Ryan says:

    Fantastic designs. Great roundup Chris once again.

  4. Really nice list, i always think i want to go for a ‘srunched paper design’ then i lope off and get a corporate one. One day..

    x

  5. Gabe Harris says:

    @claire – I’m in the same boat. In my mind I have the best intentions for what I want to do, but then the client always steers me away from what I was thinking by wanting something more corporate-tized.

    Thanks Chris, for the cool list, very inspirational. These sites will definitely add to my mind’s eye for the one day when I get a client that says “Go nuts, do whatever you want!” Or maybe I can redesign my own site…

  6. Wonderful creative presence :)

  7. RT says:

    There are some damn good designers out there!

  8. No doubt there are some brilliant designers at work out there. Thanks for introducing us to some really cool sites!

    As a side note, don’t you think it’s a little funny that as designers we often fall back on “paper media” to help us with our digital designs!

  9. Nytryk says:

    The Art of Paper :)

  10. UschaSu says:

    All those paper designs are really great artwork! But many of them have been showcased over and over. Seems to be a fair sign that grunge is already becoming mainstream. Whereas the colorful, clean, geometrical designs like Veerle Pieters’ Duoh! still seem to be too avantgardistic to be recognized. I am wondering as to when they will hit the design blogs …

  11. What about spoon graphics?

  12. Cagwait says:

    Some inspiring designs here. Thanks for posting!

  13. Leon Poole says:

    Gorgeous paper orientated designs that will be great for inspiration. bookmarked. thank you!

  14. teevee says:

    Makes me want to upgrade my skills. Those designs are beautiful!

  15. sivas says:

    Great, thank you

  16. mehmet says:

    tebrikler, çok güzel bir blog

  17. ELD says:

    wonderfol desing, thank

  18. fakher says:

    amazing work

  19. Nice collection of craft based websites if that makes sense. Next time I get a brief where I can implement this style I will come back to get some inspiration. Top Stuff!!!

  20. Some nice websites.. Thanks for sharing!

  21. chotpy says:

    looks like collegeprowler took a step backwards…

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  23. xfaulz says:

    very nice layouts

  24. SMiGL says:

    Good collection. Thanks

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