25 Websites Featuring Cool Hand Drawn Illustrations

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In this digital age of clean and crisp lines there’s nothing better than seeing hand drawn illustrations in the designs of websites and interfaces. Hand drawn doodles and sketches really help inject character and personality into a design, and give a fun and friendly appearance to the overall website. This showcase rounds up 25 inspiring examples of websites featuring super cool hand drawn illustrations, from quirky hand drawn typography to cute character doodles.

Kyle Steed

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War Child

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Legwork Studio

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La Web Shop

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N.Design Studio

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August Empress

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Kevin Monger

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Amazee Labs

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Bestwork Consulting

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The Greenaway Pro

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Marie Catribs

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Summer Camp 2010

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Boudin & Beer

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CXXVI Clothing Co.

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Robbin Waldemar

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The Many Faces Of… Leonardo DiCaprio

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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.


  1. Sara says:

    You can add this site also.

  2. Simon clavey says:

    Really nice websites, number 6 is my favorite :-)

  3. The Beavory link doesn't seem to be working. Love the majority of these websites especially Kyle steed and sketchnotes. Really makes me think I need to up my game quite considerably.

  4. Martin says:

    I made a site recently in collaboration with an illustrator, one of the funnest projects I've worked on.

  5. ropafranklin says:

    Great good designs! Thanks :)

  6. Some of these are just stunning!

  7. Tim Wills says:

    Chris, you are soo timely. Just as I'm looking for examples of illustrations in web design… Up you pop in my inbox. Sweet!

  8. Illustration design IMO beats EVERYTHING. God I love them!!!

  9. Jon says:

    Awesome collection! I love JustDot…

  10. WOW, this is such a wonderful designs, i like hand design illustration most!

  11. Excellent– you just can't beat illustration for making an emotional connection.

    Here's another example: this poor sap came in at #26 and just missed the Top 25… : )

  12. Pavan Kunala says:

    Thanks for sharing Chris!! These hand-drawn illustrations look amazing.

  13. Very cool! The Boudin & Beer website loaded teraslow for me, but all of these had very cool designs.

  14. adam says:

    Thanks Chris!! I love hand drawn sites but have only seen the Leo one before, total awesomeness!

  15. Rick Feit says:

    Awesome collection! I love the use of hand drawn illustration on websites. It is hard to implement these most of the time, but when they work they look great!

  16. Brilliant collection, hand drawn illustration based sites are my favourite, just wish I had the talent to create some of these illustrations myself… thanks for sharing

  17. Adrian says:

    Really an informative blog and provides a lot of information about ow to illustrate and design websites. One of those blogs which are really useful! Good work! Keep it up!

  18. Adrian says:

    Really an informative blog and provides a lot of information about how to illustrate and design websites. One of those blogs which are really useful! Good work! Keep it up!

  19. Cool! What a collection! Truly its a valuable blog with lots of info.

  20. Richy says:

    An Awesome collection of sites Chris…

    The many faces of Leanardo DiCaprio is my Favorite – the drawings of the Goonies are the best! :)

  21. JANOO says:

    AWESOME post man………….>>>
    keep it up……….

    but when are you posting jquery tutorial……… waiting 4 a long time.

  22. Martin Lucas says:

    Great selection, will bookmark as I'm sure this will be needed in the future.

  23. Kyle Steed says:

    Wow! Thank you so much for featuring my personal website and my steedicons website. I don't know how long it's been since we last spoke, but I hope you are doing well. I miss the early days of Chat Creative, when life seemed to move at a slower pace. Anyways, best of wishes to you, and congrats on keeping this site running.

  24. Rebeen says:

    Nice colection! Great style for website! Thanks for sharing! :)

  25. oykun says:

    haha, <a href="">Mike Kus</a> takes the list with 5 works of him above :)

  26. Jardley says:

    Anders Nilsen site is also very good and interactive.

  27. Paul says:

    Pretty cool designs, reminds me of the times I used to go to the <a href = ""&gt; The Web Squad </a>

  28. Dzinepress says:

    love to get all design related inspiration for my own illustrations. thanks for sharing

  29. waider says:

    Thanks for sharing!!!

  30. Chad L says:

    I've recently redesigned my site. It's got that hand drawn thing.

  31. This sites are very refreshing. I would like to get client who would like this kind of website design. Best regards from <a href="">Web dizajn</a> crew.

  32. Wonderful and wobbly! Awesome collection! Steedicons looks serious eye candy!

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