We all know how important typography is in web design and design in general. Choosing the right typeface(s) for web, colors and, if necessary, applying the right type treatment can help tremendously in conveying your message to your audience.
Most of the websites showcased today use large typography mostly in their headers, but also in other places such as subheadings and other elements to draw attention to areas of importance. Let’s take a look at some of the best examples of typography in web design.
Kidd81 is a creative designer’s personal web site. This is a nice example of using both typography and a vast color palette of striking colors in your project. It has a childish design, but it matches the designer’s style perfectly.
This website is an excellent example of using the right typography and colors to highlight important facts and present information to its readers. The important groups of words are emphasized using different shades of blue, to catch the readers’ attention.
This website uses typography to establish a link between itself and its readers through a warm ‘hello’. Furthermore, this site uses horizontal bands which build jamhot’s portfolio.
Polargold is a website that presents a digital agency for contemporary marketing through typography, color, and a minimalist design.
Demotive is a single page website that displays a compact and lightweight design through both bolded and regular fonts. It’s a great example on how to combine bold fonts with thin ones.
Fernando Silanes’ website also has a good choice of typefaces, color and design to information about himself and his line of work. He uses both large fonts and normal-sized ones in this design.
This website uses a large typography in their header to present not just their motto but also other important information as to what they do, how they do it, their resources and team.
This website uses typography and color as a way to ease readers’ search through the gallery as each word represent a showcased project. It may be difficult to read the text with all those colors but the overall design definitely catches you attention.
This website belongs to a designer that designs, codes and loves what he does. It is also another good example of large typography used in web design. He uses huge fonts on the homepage and in the menu as well.
Electric Pulp not only tackles projects of all shapes and size but they have also put a lot of effort into mixing good design with good typography.
Kyle Steed’s website presents his passion through images, texts, colors, and fonts. Even the site’s logo is made of a playful typography.
Josh Hemsley’s website is another example of choosing the right typefaces and colors to present information to readers. On his site, you’ll find a list of projects, details about him and his interests.
Bradfrost.com is yet another example of using typography in the site’s header. This one uses a bold white font over a colorful horizontal band before to express an invitation to finding out more about what he does.
HelloMonday website is a Digital Creative Agency’s mission to turn Mondays into the best day of the week. This site uses an animated design to showcase different projects the agency has had over the years.
This example is a website that presents the work of Jessica Hische, who’s love is typography. With a great interest for letters, Jessica’s website is a good example of combining web design with typography.
In my opinion, this is another way of using typography in your project. This website loads as a redacted file, letting you discover each category.
Mulletized uses animations, static images and typography to create a sensitive web design to connect its readers with the image gallery.
DIBI conference is a website that gives you the opportunity to share your story in 30 minutes. Furthermore, this website is an excellent example of creating a playful design through colors and typography.
This website uses a bold white typography on a black background to mark the end of a broadcast day. It’s a simple an minimal aproach but it has been proven to be very effective.
Nosotros’s website focuses on laying out information to its readers through a regular dark gray font on a light gray background. They are an experienced team that makes great websites and unforgettable brands.
Sparkcapital focuses on investing in startups led by creative thinkers and their website surely expresses their aspiration towards creativity. They use large typography on a horizontal background that showcases images of their work.
This website is yet another example of choosing the right typeface, colors and web design to lay out information to your readers.
Srburns uses an interactive web design using a creative typography to connect with its readers. It has a slightly vintage touch, due to the styling of the typefaces used.
Stripgids uses typography to present information about a biannual magazine that showcases interviews, essays, news releases, columns, reviews and pre-publications, and with a very broad focus.
Supernormal uses typography and web design to present Dominic’s portfolio of friendly and functional interface design. He uses bot serfis and sans serfis combined.
Huge Inc.’s website uses typography in a creative and interactive way. Keep scrolling to find out more about what they do and in how many ways the letter ‘H’ can be creatively changed.
Swtchmw was founded by a team of design addicts whose aim is innovative design quality. Their website sure expresses their aspirations through the use of animations, changing backgrounds, fonts and colors.
This website is another good example of using typefaces to convey your message to your audience. It uses the same font in different ways to present information to its readers.
Stuff & Nonsense express their taste for exquisite typography and experience in web design through their website. They specialize in creative design and have worked with clients from all over the globe.
Derrick Koo combines typography and minimalist design for his business card website which only displays links to his other social profiles.
Like most websites today, Design Woop uses large typography on a horizontal band, but also in other places such as the columns that showcase other articles the site is promoting.
Trentwalton is a website that combines typography and minimalist design to showcase a designer and web builder’s works and thoughts.
This website also uses large white typography in their header but also in other places to draw attention to areas of importance such as the first row of the articles which explains what a browser is.
Typejockeys is a graphic and type design company. Their aspiration is towards an appropriate use of typography in their line of work. It is a fun design with cool typography.
This is yet another example of using typography in a website’s header. This website uses different types of fonts, colors and illustrations to connect to its readers.