Showcase of Magazine-Style Web Designs

Magazine-style layouts are very popular for blogs and news sites that publish high volumes of content. This style of layout typically shows excerpts of headlines of articles from a variety of different categories or topics on the front page, allowing visitors to have easy access to more content compared to a typical blog-style layout.

In this post we’ll showcase 21 different magazine-style designs for your own inspiration.

Glamour Paris

Glamour Paris

The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe

The Style Spy

The Style Spy

Proxart

Proxart

Vulture

Vulture

Mad About Makeup

Mad About Makeup

Toronto Standard

Toronto Standard

The Brief

The Brief

Amusement

Amusement

Lense.fr

Lense.fr

The Inside Source

The Inside Source

The Verge

The Verge

Melbourne Geek

Melbourne Geek

Beware

Beware

50 & Nifty

50 & Nifty

Pacsun Music

Pacsun Music

Blizz Blog

Blizz Blog

Her Royal Majesty

Her Royal Majesty

The Alpha Geek

The Alpha Geek

OldSkull

OldSkull

Dazed Digital

Dazed Digital

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Published February 20th, 2012 by

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  • aledesign.it, February 20, 2012

    Nice list…really interesting sites… “50 & Nifty” is my preferite…I like the
    elements who are free from the cage of the design. Thanks for sharing.

  • Majuterus, February 20, 2012

    I ♥ magazine style web design. Glamour and The Style Spy is definitely my favorite. Nice list.

  • Greg, February 21, 2012

    Lense is stunning !

  • Sve i Svasta, February 21, 2012

    Melbourne Geek and Amusment are the best. Proxart is not the best (I think it is not nice). Continue good job. My best

  • Lauren, February 21, 2012

    Wow, these are lovely sites. I am loving the logo / header for The Style Blog, and also liking the Blizz blog lots. Great selections.

  • Jeff @ Xstudios Web Design, February 22, 2012

    Awesome sites. I really like the Beware and Her Royal Majesty sites.

  • Paul Weston, February 23, 2012

    Thought this was a great article. I am always looking for inspiration and I have found it in this collection. I love the look and feel of these designs and I especially like the Glamour Paris design. I love the use of colour and typography within the design and the use of space. I like all the designs you have put together and this will be a great source for me with future designs.

  • Isaac, February 28, 2012

    Some examples better than others I like good mornings magazine style: http://www.good.is/ what do you think?

    My favourite from your list is probably the alpha geek, though I am probably ‘a pinch’ bias as I have used this site in the past :)

    • Vandelay Website Design, February 28, 2012

      Isaac,
      I definitely like good.is as well. It was featured in a past showcase of magazine-style designs so it wasn’t included in this one.

  • Shawn, October 18, 2012

    How do we find out which theme was used? I really like The Brief

    • Steven Snell, October 18, 2012

      Shawn,
      They are custom designs.