16 Inspiring Examples of Retro and Vintage Elements in Web Design

By / Aug 5, 2013 / Inspiration
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Sometimes it’s a texture, a type, a background image, a color scheme or even an icon. There are a lot of elements you can add to a web design to give it a retro or vintage feel. For this post, we’ve gathered a collection of sites that use this design style. So if you’re next project calls for a retro or vintage look, you should find plenty of inspiration here.

Cyclemon

17 Inspiring Examples of Retro Elements in Web Design

Ready to Inspire

17 Inspiring Examples of Retro Elements in Web Design

Richard Photo Lab

17 Inspiring Examples of Retro Elements in Web Design

Tom, Dick & Harry Creative

17 Inspiring Examples of Retro Elements in Web Design

Beatbox Academy

17 Inspiring Examples of Retro Elements in Web Design

Dodge & Burn

17 Inspiring Examples of Retro Elements in Web Design

FortyOneTwenty

17 Inspiring Examples of Retro Elements in Web Design

The Prince Ink Co

17 Inspiring Examples of Retro Elements in Web Design

Knuckles Industries

17 Inspiring Examples of Retro Elements in Web Design

Sweez

17 Inspiring Examples of Retro Elements in Web Design

Atticus Pet Design Studios

17 Inspiring Examples of Retro Elements in Web Design

Oh my Deer!

17 Inspiring Examples of Retro Elements in Web Design

Lyudmil Shoshorov

17 Inspiring Examples of Retro Elements in Web Design

The Vintage Catering Company

17 Inspiring Examples of Retro Elements in Web Design

Roxanne Cook

17 Inspiring Examples of Retro Elements in Web Design

Adjust

17 Inspiring Examples of Retro Elements in Web Design

About the Author

Gisele Muller loves communication, technology, web, design, movies, gastronomy and creativity. Web writer, portuguese/english translator and co founder of @refilmagem & @mentaway Twitter: @gismullr

5 Comments

  1. Matt Price
    August 6, 2013

    A beautiful and truly inspiring selection of websites, perfect for retro font fetishists everywhere!

    Reply
  2. Tracy Stevens
    August 6, 2013

    This is great! Very refreshing! With everybody going the futuristic route, these web sites will stand out! Love it.

    Reply
  3. Frank
    August 6, 2013

    Really nice collection here Giselle, I think Sweez is my favourite, keep up the good work!

    Reply
  4. Howard Steele
    August 8, 2013

    Cyclemon and Beatbox Academy are really cool,
    thanks for sharing these resources!

    Reply
  5. jess
    September 9, 2013

    What a great list here! Love it. Another thing about this list is I think it really highlights the cross over to Responsive Websites. Thanks for sharing :)

    Reply

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