25 Creative Navigation Menus

Navigation menus are an integral part of any website, and a critical element in usability. Menus also frequently play a strong role in the visual design and layout of the site. Although there are some standard types of navigation menus that are typically used, some websites display creativity in their design of the menu. In this post we’ll take a look at 25 examples. For more inspiration, check out this post.

When designing navigation menus keep in mind that creativity should not overpower usability. If visitors can’t figure out how to use the menu it doesn’t serve it’s most important purpose.

Manic Design

Manic Design

eMANNzipation

eMANNzipation

Discover Tennessee Trails & Byways

Discover Tennessee Trails & Byways

Ferocious Quarterly

Ferocious Quarterly

Fantasy Cartography

Fantasy Cartography

C & C Coffee Company

C & C Coffee Company

MacRabbit

MacRabbit

Sarah Hyland

Sarah Hyland

Paolo Cavanna

Paolo Cavanna

Melonfree

Melonfree

CL Designz

CL Designz

Cisco London 2012

Cisco London 2012

Empire

Empire

Joel Reed

Joel Reed

Francesco Mugnai

Francesco Mugnai

Jessica Caldwell

Jessica Caldwell

Indubitablee

Indubitablee

South Wales

South Wales

Carbonmade

Carbonmade

Chris Jennings

Chris Jennings

Envira Media

Envira Media

Dreamdust

Dreamdust

Alessio Atzeni

Alessio Atzeni

Racket

Racket

Kean Richmond

Kean Richmond

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