25 Websites with Awesome Backgrounds

In recent years the use of large background photos and illustrations has become increasingly common in web design. In some cases the background image is the most distinct feature of the design.

There are all kinds of different backgrounds that can be used, like nature photos, nature illustrations, and abstract designs. In this post we’ll showcase 25 websites with impressive backgrounds that really make the sites stand out. If you’re looking to make a website or a design memorable, a large background may be a good option.

Museum of Science and Industry

Museum of Science and Industry

Studio 7 Designs

Studio 7 Designs

Lift

Lift

365 Days of Astronomy

365 Days of Astronomy

Ecoki iPhone Reader

Ecoki iPhone Reader

Priid

Priid

Ray’s Lab

Ray's Lab

Shipment App

Shipment App

Nanda & Juan Diego

Nanda & Juan Diego

Small Studio

Small Studio

Wells Riley

Wells Riley

The Kennedys

The Kennedys

Yvan Rodic

Yvan Rodic

Moods of Norway

Moods of Norway

Noah Stokes

Noah Stokes

Fleming Steele

Fleming Steele

Digital Love

Digital Love

Centro Genesis

Centro Genesis

Stephan Siegrist

Stephan Siegrist

Grand Canyon Skywalk

Grand Canyon Skywalk

Eastpoint Community Church

Eastpoint Community Church

Havana Bar

Havana Bar

Experience Wyndham

Experience Wyndham

Drupalcon DC

Drupalcon DC

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