20 Great Examples of Big Images in Web Design

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In 2012 we could see the growth of the trend of big images in web design. Throughout the year we could see more and more big and beautiful images appearing in nice and clean designs. If you check out our Best of Web Design in 2012 list you will notice that this trend was quiet strong in 2012. Since we believe that the big images trend will stay strong in 2013, and also because we believe that images can give a lot of personality and style to a design, we decided to gather a list of fresh examples of sites taking advantage of beautiful images. From big thumbnails to huge background photography, you will find a lot of great examples here. Enjoy!

Piction

21 Great Examples of Big Images in Web Design

Yoke

21 Great Examples of Big Images in Web Design

Hello Media

21 Great Examples of Big Images in Web Design

Fior di Latte Gelato

21 Great Examples of Big Images in Web Design

Ghost

21 Great Examples of Big Images in Web Design

Evolve

21 Great Examples of Big Images in Web Design

Swedish Seasons: Winter

21 Great Examples of Big Images in Web Design

Wright Feldhusen Architects

21 Great Examples of Big Images in Web Design

Fhoke

21 Great Examples of Big Images in Web Design

Noe Araujo

21 Great Examples of Big Images in Web Design

Premium Draught

21 Great Examples of Big Images in Web Design

Concrete Matter

21 Great Examples of Big Images in Web Design

Helen Tsanos Sheinman

21 Great Examples of Big Images in Web Design

Drexel University

21 Great Examples of Big Images in Web Design

LLI Design

21 Great Examples of Big Images in Web Design

Cobble Hill

21 Great Examples of Big Images in Web Design

Red Antler

21 Great Examples of Big Images in Web Design

The Chalkboard

21 Great Examples of Big Images in Web Design

REI

21 Great Examples of Big Images in Web Design

Emploi New York

21 Great Examples of Big Images 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

12 Comments

  1. Luke Etheridge
    January 8, 2013

    Great little round-up Gisele! I’ve actually been playing with the idea of having some kind of large photo on the V3 revamp of my own site :)

    Yhanks,
    Luke

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  2. Krishna
    January 8, 2013

    Ohhh.. nice collection!!.. most of them new ones that I havent seen before!.. great list of inspiration too!

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  3. Michael
    January 8, 2013

    Those are awesome, Gisele. I especially like the Yoke site. The coffee is so impactful. Oh wait, maybe that’s because I need some right now?

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  4. Derek Kimball
    January 9, 2013

    Good list of well designed websites. I just shared via twitter.

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  5. Don
    January 11, 2013

    Evolve is awesome! great photography on backgrounds.

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  6. Web Design Fact
    January 11, 2013

    Really inspiring showcase. Personally “Yoke” is the favorite one !

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  7. Johan
    January 13, 2013

    Nice list, Gisele. I can totally picture someone sitting in a coffee shop, sprinkling powder on their latte to make that pic.

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  8. rod
    January 15, 2013

    awesoma collection of webdesigns, thx!

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  9. Web Design Malaysia
    January 18, 2013

    these are really well designed websites. thanks for sharing!

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  10. Greg
    May 9, 2013

    These websites a visually superb, I think I agree with a few of the other comments about the coffee one, really good.

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    • chawki
      February 3, 2014

      Yes Greg I prefer the Yoke website it really display big pictures and it inspire me to make a website like that for me in the future.

      Reply
  11. Howard Steele
    July 29, 2013

    Awesome compilation. Great,inspiring websites!

    Reply

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