21 Examples of Beautiful Images in Web Design

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Have you noticed that lately the use of images in web design is getting very popular? More and more, we can see that images are being incorporated in designs in an inspiring way, and the result can be spectacular. When properly edited and positioned, an image can give a design a nice and elegant look, as the examples we gathered here today. From huge images as backgrounds to small thumbnails and headers, we will see several great examples of how to incorporate images in your projects in a beautiful and inspiring way.

Matthew Carleton

21 Beautiful Image Use in Web Design

Ideaware

21 Beautiful Image Use in Web Design

Wantful

21 Beautiful Image Use in Web Design

Mosaic

21 Beautiful Image Use in Web Design

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21 Beautiful Image Use in Web Design

Eleventh Edition

21 Beautiful Image Use in Web Design

Meet Olly

21 Beautiful Image Use in Web Design

Nucoco Chocolate

21 Beautiful Image Use in Web Design

Sheree Hannah

21 Beautiful Image Use in Web Design

insomnia coffee co.

21 Beautiful Image Use in Web Design

Aspect Photography

21 Beautiful Image Use in Web Design

Sweet Basil

21 Beautiful Image Use in Web Design

Flywheel

21 Beautiful Image Use in Web Design

Tiny Factory

21 Beautiful Image Use in Web Design

IdeaKites

21 Beautiful Image Use in Web Design

Space Box

21 Beautiful Image Use in Web Design

The Funtasty

21 Beautiful Image Use in Web Design

Userbrain

21 Beautiful Image Use in Web Design

Joanna Laajisto

21 Beautiful Image Use in Web Design

Pirata

21 Beautiful Image Use in Web Design

Giorgio 1958

21 Beautiful Image Use 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

7 Comments

  1. Michal Brtníček
    December 3, 2012

    Really nice selection. Thanks. :-)

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  2. Nick Williams
    December 4, 2012

    Sometimes that first image people see can really draw people in or turn them away from the site. And many times people tend to just put any old image with out really deciding if the image blends and flows with the surrounding copy and graphics. Great examples of the great photo use on the web.

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  3. Steve
    December 4, 2012

    Some amazing designs here, really great work. Inuvate also offers an amazing mansfield web design service – inuvate.co.uk

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  4. Rob Arel
    December 4, 2012

    Great read, I have been trying to tell clients for years now the importance of using quality images in there web design and how much of an impact it can have on the finished website.

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  5. Tina
    December 5, 2012

    Speaking of photography on websites, check out http://www.dropviewer.com to see how a simple and easy-to-use online image viewer is on the brink of revolutionizing the way we see images online. :)

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  6. Klein Media
    December 8, 2012

    Love it! Thanks for the article it gave me a lot of inspiration for me to implement into my webdesign.

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  7. Web Design Malaysia
    December 11, 2012

    Sweet Basil, looks super yummy!

    Reply

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