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Dark Website Design: 30 Dark and Amazing Websites

While dark backgrounds don’t work well in all situations, they can help to create a great-looking website in the right situation. Looking for dark website design inspiration? In this post we’ll showcase 30 examples of beautiful dark websites to help get the creativity flowing.

Hopefully, these examples can provide some ideas and inspiration that can be put to use in your own work when you are considering the use of a dark background. You may notice that certain types of sites, like portfolio sites and photography sites, tend to be a better fit with dark backgrounds. One of the main reasons for this is that these types of sites tend to rely more on images and photos for communicating with visitors, as opposed to text. While dark backgrounds can often make text harder to read when it is in longer sections, photos and graphics often look great on dark backgrounds.

The Mid-Century Modernist

The Mid-Century Modernist

Fully Illustrated

Fully Illustrated

Moresoda

moresoda

Enlightening Quotes

Enlightening Quotes

Kerry Edward Graphic Design

Kerry Edward Graphic Design

Scribble & Tweak

Scribble & Tweak

Abbell Associates

Abbell Associates

DonQ Rum

don-q-dark-website

Blacktie

blacktie

Ryan Hwang

Ryan Hwang

Black Rabbit

Black Rabbit

Martyn Hicks

martyn-hicks

Loft Resume

Loft Resume

Justin Finley

Justin Finley

Josh Sullivan

josh-sullivan

Nelson Cash

nelson-cash

Pure Pleasure Design

Pure Pleasure Design

Rule of Three

Rule of Three

Tobias van Schneider

van-schneider

BigNoise

BigNoise

Static Interactive

Static Interactive

The Refugee Project

The Refugee Project

Blocklevel

Blocklevel

Bay Street Biergarten

Bay Street Biergarten

GlossyRey

GlossyRey

McChillin

McChillin

Chevalvert

Chevalvert

Aquatilis Expedition

Aquatilis Expedition

Manuel Tocanne

Manuel Tocanne

Web Effectual

Web Effectual

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