The sophisticated image of minimalism has always been a popular style of design. In web design a minimalist site is stripped naked of eye candy and fancy colors or effects, leaving the underlying structure exposed.
The key to a beautiful minimalist site is a solid and structured layout, as well as focus on stylish and well-designed typography. These 50 examples of minimalism in web design showcase some of the best minimal site designs out there on the web.
Yep, that’s right – Rockets! Probably one of the most obscure mini-trends, but one that’s developed a fair number of examples. Rockets and spaceships are appearing in a range of website designs and layouts.
Let’s take a look at some examples of websites using rockets and spaceships effectively. We’ve also included some resources where you can find free rocket/spaceship graphics of your own. You will find some cool icons and vector illustrations at the bottom of this article.
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.
Remember those cool interactive media-rich websites that were built with Flash? They would often feature full-screen layouts, animated elements and futuristic interfaces that made HTML websites look plain and boring.
This post rounds up a showcase of web designs that are all helping make the wood texture cool again. Wood textures in web design aren’t anything new, actually, they were pretty trendy after the days of “web 2.0” until they kind of lost their coolness.
We’ve all heard the saying “less is more”. Sometimes stripping away all the gimmicks and fancy elements from our layouts and focusing on the core design principles can result in a much more aesthetically pleasing web design. This post showcases some of the best examples of ultra minimal web design. Get inspired!