25 Beautiful Minimalistic Website DesignsPublished in Design
It seems that everyone has a different opinion of what qualifies as a minimalistic design. Here are 25 websites that make use of very little unnecessary design elements but still manage to pull off a beautiful appearance. When it comes to design, if you feel that less is more, I’m sure you will find inspiration from these sites.
If you’re looking to learn more about design websites, please see our post Learn Web Design for plenty of resources to help your educational pursuit.
For more design inspiration, see:
- 25 Beautifully Dark Website Designs
- 25 Beautifully Colorful Websites
- 20 Websites with Unique Layouts
If you appreciate websites with a minimalist design style, you’ll love our new gallery site Minimal Exhibit.
A design firm whose website uses a minimalistic approach to show its work.
The blog of entrepreneur John Merrells uses a simple layout with a distinct header image.
SEO Design Studio
A UK SEO Design company that makes a nice use of a few colors.
Ben Hulse Design
The portfolio of a designer and photographer.
Amy Levy Public Relations
Los Angeles based PR consultant with a very simple and attractive layout.
A director and cinematographer with black and white homepage.
Brand Spanking New
A three-columned blog whose simple layout allows the content to stand out.
A nice minimalistic WordPress blog with an attractive color scheme on white background.
A European magazine of art and culture, Frieze uses several photographs to complement a simple, but beautiful, design.
A portfolio of a UK designer.
Another design company that uses a simple design.
The portfolio of a web and print designer.
The home of a two-man team of web developers.
The blog of an accomplished web and graphic designer.
Web and print design company that focuses on simple, usable designs.
The portfolio of a freelance web designer.
A portfolio that uses a black and white look.
The Morning News
A different kind of news site that doesn’t include a lot of the extra design elements found on most news sites.
A California-based designer with a very nice portfolio site.
The home of leading blogging and CMS provider.
Mark Boulton Design
A small design studio that focuses on simple designs.
The New York Chapter of a professional association for design.
The minimalistic portfolio of designer Jonno Riekwel.
A portfolio site that uses a black background.
A personal site that uses minimal amounts of color.
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