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20 Examples of Creative Slideshows in Web Design

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Slideshows are a great way of displaying your featured content in a compact space. The use of Javascript has enabled designers to enhance these slideshows with cool animations and effects. This post rounds up a collection of the most creative slideshows in web design, each one takes the core idea of the slideshow and adds extra elements and features to make it stand out as an inspirational design feature.

Mighty

Mighty in the Midwest Digital strategy, design, and technology Slideshows in Web Design

This website belongs to a team of experts in strategy, digital content and technology and their website presents a vast series of slideshows which showcase their portfolio. As you scroll down the page, each content section has its own mini-slideshow which starts playing automatically. Each slideshow shows specific projects related to that section category.

Boerdam

Boerdam digital happiness Slideshows in Web Design

Boerdam comprises a slideshow made of both static images and animations which give it a more dynamic and professional look. The slideshow uses images and videos as well, plus as you scroll down the page you can see some modern, image galleries with a grid layout and other cool web elements. Check out the link above to see this slideshow in action!

Idioplatform

Idio - Artificial Intelligence Slideshows in Web Design

This is a platform for an artificial intelligence company. They also have a slideshow on their website that explains that Idio, the AI is able to do. The design has a simple layout and uses blurred images as backgrounds, combined with high-quality computer mockups to show a preview of what the tool does.

Fuzzco

Fuzzco Fuzzco is a creative agency in Charleston and Portland Slideshows in Web Design

Fuzzco uses a more sensitive approach in their slideshow. They’ve found a more creative way of presenting images and pieces of information to their readers through a vertical floating gallery. The website has a dynamic look, due to the subtle moving effect which the designer has added to the vertical gallery.

Archidirectors

Archidirectors Slideshows in Web Design

This entire website is a slideshow that showcases the work of Frederico Babina, one of the most impressive contemporary illustrators. It takes a while to load the website, but it’s worth it! Beware, it has music integrated into it, but in this case, it is a really nice touch, adding a soundtrack to the cool illustrated story in the slideshow.

Hwo-architects

HWO Architects Slideshows in Web Design

Hwo-architects website design uses a slideshow on their home page as a way of introducing themselves to their readers and future clients. The format of the slideshow is quite simple, but what makes it unique is the content! The photos are fun and have a GIF-vibe added to them.

Fantasy

Fantasy Slideshows in Web Design

Fantasy has a series of horizontal bands that combine animation with typography and simple, but effective call to action buttons. The background is simple, minimalist and the whole site is like a one-page slideshow which reveals itself as you scroll down the page.

Printmor

High Quality Printing NYC, NYC Print Shop, Custom Printing Slideshows in Web Design

Printmor’s slideshow presents banners which offer available information about their services as a printing solution office. This slideshow is not as creative as the others from this list but shows another way you can use the slider for.

Thesearethings

THESE ARE THINGS Slideshows in Web

This website’s slideshow shows some of their newest products such as key chains and enamel pins. What’s cool about this example is the subtle and cute glitter effect which is overlayed on the images in the slideshow. Did you notice it?

One Mighty Roar

One Mighty Roar A Digital Product Company Slideshows in Web

One Mighty Roar uses a large horizontal background with white typography as a base for their slideshow. The images used in the slideshow are simple and follow the same theme. Also, they have a dark filter added to them which helps emphasize the white, bold font and the purple CTA button.

Team Excellence

Team Excellence Slideshows in Web

This website’s slideshow is right under their menu bar and they use it to point out some important questions to their readers. It has a similar style to the slideshow presented above, but this one is not fullscreen and has a different format for the CTA button.

Designroyale

Digital Creative Agency Slideshows in Web

Designroyale’s slideshow presents projects they’ve work on over the time. It takes a while to load, but the loader icon has a unique design. You can also click the images to find out more about them.

Kellianderson

Kelli Anderson Slideshows in Web

Kelli Anderson’s slideshow shows images from her latest articles such as experiments alive! This slideshow is very colorful and has a simple arrow navigation system. The website is filled with patterns, unique fonts, and cool hover effects.

Ecoforms

Ecoforms

On this website, you’ll find a lot of information about sustainability. They also have a slideshow that present concepts of a healthy life. The slideshow has a simple arrow type navigation system.

COFA Media

Website Design Company, San Diego Web Design

COFA Media uses a vertical slider to present information to their readers. As you scroll, another piece of information slides up, covering the other. They also use very blurred images as the backgrounds, on which the designer also added some subtle textures, to make the texts pop out even more!

Relogik

relogik.com Slideshows in Web

Relogik has a slideshow that merges with the background, not showing any borders or margins. This slideshow presents some projects of Damjan Stankovic. It has simple, fade in and fade out effects, as transitions, and a numbered slides navigation system. It plays automatically.

Nosotros

View the website Slideshows in Web

Nosotros also has a slideshow that presents some of the projects they’ve worked over the time. This slideshow has bullet navigation and a lot of different slides on which the company showcases their best projects and clients.

Jaxvineyards

Boutique winery in Calistoga Slideshows in Web

This website’s slideshow presents images of Jax Wine community along with other information about the wine. It is a simple slideshow with fade transitions between each slide, plus a button-type navigation system.

Paper-leaf

Paper Leaf Slideshows in Web

This website’s slideshow is smaller and positioned somewhere at the middle of the homepage but lays out important information about Paper Leaf. Check it out!

Icon Designer

 icon and user interface design

This website showcases the work of an icon designer in a vertical gallery of his latest pictograms. This is a vertical slideshow in which the designer showcases his best pictograms and icon sets.

Milky

Milky Slideshows in Web

Milky website has a nice slideshow of illustrations which give a friendly touch to their website. All in all, they’re a creative agency that focuses on innovative solutions which make their clients grow.

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Written by Iggy

Iggy is a designer who loves experimenting with new web design techniques collating creative website designs. You can follow Iggy on Twitter.

25 Comments

  1. SEO Virginia says:

    complacent design but need of simple design because simple design these days accept .i agree this design article from .keep it up.thanks for sharing…

  2. mary says:

    I couldn't get past the list because I'm now addicted to playing SPENT. :P

  3. webdesign rosenheim says:

    Thx for this amazing webdesign collection! But it's a little bit overloaded, dude!

  4. Zeth says:

    Fuzzco really does it for me.. Nice!! Where do you find stuff like this..

    Good blog

  5. Dzinepress says:

    really useful resources. thanks for sharing

  6. Web design says:

    We are currently used one of left to right jQuery slide show. its best for stylish design. but mostly the slide has consume the page loading time.

  7. Rahul says:

    I liked sliders but these should not be given more impotance than the overall design.

  8. Tucson Web Design says:

    Really good list of new types of sliders in use. Always looking for the newest use of galleries

  9. Dz says:

    Awesome sliders!

    Does someone knows a slider with a pause button ???

  10. web design says:

    wow…really impress me….you just like have infinity inspiration…thanks for sharing this…

  11. Qaiser says:

    I couldnt see any slideshow on design by human website. or my browser does not support its script?

  12. Dave Osborn says:

    Loving the one mighty roar example. It's different from the usual slider transitions you see. JQuery is definitely the way forward!

  13. Wesley says:

    I love these sliders, I use something similar on most of my sites. Long live JQuery, the heck with flash

  14. Matthew Leak says:

    Great collection Chris, gonna be using this as a source of inspiration.

  15. cincinnati web design says:

    Thanks for sharing- great collection.. keep it up :D

    looks like i need to learn jquerry hah

  16. web design hull says:

    Very nice selection, definitely get some ideas here, thanks for sharing.

  17. Gonzo the Great says:

    Some great examples of jQuery Sliders, I love the one-mighty-roar slider!

    BTW: would like to know what you think of my jQuery Slider:
    http://www.gonzodesign.nl

    Yep, I love jQuery and especially the photo-sliders. Thanks for sharing .., Cheers & Ciao ..

  18. ABDUL JANOO says:

    grt one awesome

  19. Rochelle Dancel says:

    Thank you for this very useful round-up – bookmarked! It's great to see examples in real working contexts.

  20. Pushpinder Bagga says:

    very nice collection… hope we can see some tutorials based on these also… cheers!

  21. Nebulas Website Design Essex says:

    Some really nice examples, my favourite is http://adifferentdesign.be/ where the background moves as well. Looks very effective.

  22. Filipe Valente says:

    The only one I like is Cofa Media the other ones not really sure why you find them so creative

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