25 Impressive Design Portfolio Websites

The portfolio websites of designers are often excellent sources of inspiration. Portfolio sites frequently demonstrate exceptional creativity and attention to detail, and they often showcase creativity and take some risks that may not be possible with other types of websites. In this post we’ll feature 25 outstanding portfolio sites that are worth a look. You’ll find designs from a variety of styles here, including minimal, illustrated, nature-inspired, textured, brightly colored, and more. Whether you are looking for inspiration to put to use in the design of your own portfolio site, or just want to browse some excellent websites, you’ll find something to like in this collection.

Active Media

Active Media

84colors

84colors

Pod1

Pod1

Tilted Square

Tilted Square

2nd Floor

2nd Floor

BrightByte

BrightByte

Nic Stauber

Nic Stauber

Made by Vadim

Made by Vadim

Killit Creative

Killit Creative

Tinybigstudio

Tinybigstudio

Alee Foroughi

Alee Foroughi

DSGN.CO

DSGN.CO

Chanified

Chanified

Spry

Spry

Block

Block

Adaptable

Adaptable

Rafal Tomal

Rafal Tomal

Alchemy

Alchemy

DrawHistory

DrawHistory

Box Clever

Box Clever

Two24 Studios

Two24 Studios

Littlelines

Littlelines

Octopus Creative

Octopus Creative

Kylie Kramer

Kylie Kramer

Worry Free Labs

Worry Free Labs

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  • Keith, April 14, 2010

    Nice little roundup, I like ‘em!

  • Gonzo the Great, April 15, 2010

    Nice collection, glad to see even some Dutch Designers! Just published my online portfolio 2 weeks ago, maybe an item for in your next round-up? ;-P

    http://www.gonzographic.com ~ will appreciate your feedback, very much indeed!

    Thanks for sharing, Cheers & Ciao …

  • registry checker, April 15, 2010

    These are some good looking websites. I look forward to the company to create designs such as these for me.

  • Anything Graphic, April 15, 2010

    Nice collection you got here. Inspiring for sure!

  • Fede, April 15, 2010

    Great works!

  • createdbychris, April 15, 2010

    Very colorful collection, a true inspiration for every designer out there.

  • MuslimahBordir.com, April 15, 2010

    i like this portofolio,,,,is very talent

  • Syed Balkhi, April 15, 2010

    Excellent collection.

    Here is another one for you to consider for future collections: http://www.uzzz.net

  • Frog, April 15, 2010

    Great roundup of portfolio designs. Now for those looking for a portfolio design that runs on WordPress, has a kickass design and is free they should checkout FolioGrid from frogsthemes.com.

  • Steven Finch, April 15, 2010

    There are some great designs here. I really like lists like this, but what is the real point of them?

  • Linh Pham, April 15, 2010

    Great collection!

  • aledesign.it, April 15, 2010

    Really nice. I see some good examples! 84Colors is my preferite!

  • Andy Simpson, April 15, 2010

    Thanks very much for including my site (5th on the list… as creative design)! Really great to be amongst some beautiful looking sites :-)

  • Wild Animal Gifts, April 17, 2010

    Many of them have a distinct “wordpress” look to them. I really like Buffalo though.

  • Blog Directory, April 18, 2010

    Awesome work, very nice set of design here. I love getting inspiration from your posts.

    Keep up the good work!

  • Josh, April 18, 2010

    Excellent roundup of outstanding design. This list will keep me busy/envious for a while.

    Thanks again,
    - Josh

  • HighSol, April 19, 2010

    Thank you =) That was very excellent post :)

  • BebopDesigner, April 19, 2010

    Amazing stuff! I really need a redo. Thanks for sharing

  • Lena Tailor | DT, April 19, 2010

    Appreciate your efforts in putting this together.
    As fan of minimal web design i love “Kenny Meyers”.

    Cheers

  • Chris, April 20, 2010

    This is a great list! Here’s a site we’re particularly proud of: http://www.curiouscommunications.com

    Chris

  • Warren Smith, April 21, 2010

    A great collection of portfolios, the simpler the better for a portfolio site

  • Selvam, April 25, 2010

    nice collection inspirational

  • Graphic Design Money, April 26, 2010

    I really like the Astro Studios and Seventy7 ones. I might have to borrow some of those concepts to reinvent my own webfolio!

    Kudos!

  • yunussvrr, May 2, 2010

    A great collection of portfolios, the simpler the better for a portfolio site

  • website design bristol, May 2, 2010

    great collection, important to get the tone of voice right for these types of sites

  • What a Nice, Beautiful, Wonderful, Marvelous collection. Before very long time I find this type of collection. But at that time I didn’t get but now I get it. It is very much useful for me.

    Thank a Lot.

  • Maynard, May 12, 2010

    Another great use of CSS and Horizontal Design, plus great Photography

    http://www.rockmetommyboy.com.ar

  • Andreas Ovefelt, May 20, 2010

    Thanks a lot for including my site among these beautiful designs

  • 11en1, June 8, 2010

    Check out mine http://www.jordywouters.nl

  • nikos lianeris, July 26, 2010

    Great article and all of the methods you are describing are valuable!Who ever wants can take a look at my portfolio.I’ll be glad to read your comments! :)

  • Chris, November 1, 2010

    Great list of portfolios. Definitely some inspiration to be had from these sites. My portfolio can be found at http://ryan-designs.net. Nothing as amazing as these sites posted however I am pleased with the way it looks.

  • Tahmid, November 23, 2010

    Lovely work ! I just love this collection, thanks.

  • jay pick, November 24, 2010

    The Church of London and Jen Germann are my favourite designs. Saying that, its a pretty decent collection of sites, nice one.

  • web design hull, January 25, 2011

    Really nice collection, 84Colors is my favourite, thanks for posting.

  • Website Design Essex, January 27, 2011

    Some nice designs!

    84Colors is my favourite, inspirational design.

  • creative webmaster, February 9, 2011

    wow, this designs are sleek and excellent, it’s really inspiring… thks for sharing,

  • TemplatesRule.com, March 7, 2011

    84colours website is the best among all. although not a single website looks average.

  • ululf01, February 18, 2013

    I need it . thanks you so much

  • Jacobus, May 9, 2013

    This is a neat collection. Personally I like the ones of Giblette Design and Green Tent the best, but there are more which are really cool. Today I ran into a new design which I really like as well called My Folio. If you have the time, check it out. It is on Themeforest (not my design by the way, just love it).

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