40 Inspiring Portfolio Designs

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Portfolio designs can be a great source of inspiration. After all, a portfolio is not only a place to showcase one’s work, but is also a designer’s home on the web. It’s a portfolio piece in itself that represents what the designer is all about. For this reason, you’ll usually find extra amounts of creativity and attention to detail. A designer will put in this extra effort in order to show off their stuff and to attract new clients. So for this post, we’ve gathered 40 portfolio designs to inspire you.

wingcheng.com

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Portfolio of Wing Cheng, graphic & web designer.

Christopher Meeks

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Yaron Schoen

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Hugs for Monsters

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The work of visual artist Joe Lifrieri

Future in Bold

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Future in Bold is a showcase of graphic design and art direction work by Graeme Stephenson.

Sylvain Toulouse

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Art directing and graphic design by Sylvain Toulouse.

Giles Revell

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Giles Revell’s work is an ongoing exploration of the possibilities of graphic, ideas-based imagery and the different ways in which photographic images can imply form, surface or texture via the simplest means.

kyletezak.com

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Kyle Tezak is a visual designer living and working in Chicago. He likes icons, letters, logos and being concise.

Ewen Spencer

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grid.

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Grid is the online presence of graphic designer Ashwin Patel.

Christian Knopf

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Portfolio of Christian Knopf.

Adham Dannaway

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madebytj.com

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Portfolio of project manager and graphic designer Thibault Jorge.

Mindwork 3d

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Mindwork 3d is the online portfolio of the 3D artist Can Tuncer.

Derry Lozano-Hoyland

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Simon Foster

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Markus Holmroos

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hm-andrei.ro

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Carl Rosekilly

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mybrainart.com

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This is Vasjen Katro’s portfolio.

Rich Brown

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bcarosini.com

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Portfolio Bia Carosini.

Alex Carabi

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Josh Sullivan

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rourkery.com

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Portfolio of Ryan O’Rourke.

Fernando Lins

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Alexander Munk

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Shannon Moeller

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Serial Cut

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Serial Cut is a Madrid based studio, established in 1999 by Sergio del Puerto, working on a wide variety of worldwide projects, but focussing mainly on Art Direction.

Justin Maller

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Dean Oakley

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Jesse Willmon

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enila.fr

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Portfolio of Aline Caron.

Les Illustrations de Lapin

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Made Like Me

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The home of illustrator Daryl Campbell.

Marko Prljic

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Peter Pearson

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vectorstories

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I’m Helen Gizi – a graphic designer from Thessaloniki, Greece.

Chris Meisner

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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

33 Comments

  1. Brandon
    September 7, 2010

    Very inspirational, I dig em!

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  2. DTX Studios
    September 7, 2010

    Awesome collection of portfolio designs! Thanks for the share..

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  3. Peach
    September 7, 2010

    Nice round up. Very inspiring! hm-andrei.ro is my fav.

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  4. Spooler
    September 7, 2010

    I liked Markus Holmroos and wingcheng.com. Both sites are clean and sharp to bring theie authors’ portfolio.
    Thank you for the great post!

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  5. Chris
    September 7, 2010

    Nice collection! @Brandon I like your site as well!

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    • Alex
      September 7, 2010

      Very nice collection, @Brandon nice site. I’ve to admit @Chris !

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      • Brandon
        September 7, 2010

        Awesome, thanks guys! I really really appreciate it :)

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  6. Adham Dannaway
    September 7, 2010

    Thanks for the mention Gisele. Glad to be amongst so many other great designs. :-)

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  7. Caroline
    September 7, 2010

    Love some of these. I just redesigned my own portfolio site, and you gotta appreciate the work that goes into that.

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  8. Michele
    September 7, 2010

    Great for inspiration :) thanks

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  9. Benjamin
    September 7, 2010

    Some very nice sites! However, I’m beginning to tire of the trendy Candy Script (designed by Sudtipos, a type foundry in Argentina) typeface that is being used everywhere. Ever since Finch used it for their site (http://www.getfinch.com), it’s just gotten out of hand. Sigh.

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    • Brandon
      September 7, 2010

      I agree, Bello has gotten out of hand as well, although I am guilty of using it too. I’ll probably switch it out.

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  10. Bay Area Designer
    September 7, 2010

    Great collection Gisele, thank you for the inspiration!

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  11. Owen
    September 7, 2010

    Personally, my favourite is Josh Sullivan’s, but I wish he had more of a portfolio area… in fact, I wish he had more than the front page period.

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  12. Alex Flueras
    September 8, 2010

    Nice infusion of fresh sites. I really like Christian Knopf’s – clean, pleasant design.

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  13. Frank Hamm
    September 8, 2010

    So much inspiration, at the right moment, cause I´m working on an personal portfolio site additional to may present website

    Thanks and Greets from Germany

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  14. hmandrei
    September 8, 2010

    Nice portfolios! Great designers! It’s an honor for me to be among them. Thank you!

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  15. Yuva Designs
    September 8, 2010

    Very Creative Portfolios.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Yuva Designs

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  16. Ravikumar V.
    September 9, 2010

    Thanks for sharing

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  17. Sylvain Toulouse
    September 9, 2010

    Nice collection, i’m glad my website is there !

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  18. Arslan
    September 9, 2010

    Very cool designs.

    Thanks for sharing..

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  19. imp-ressions
    September 10, 2010

    Thanks Gisele. particularly like the Wing Cheng one. Peter Pearson’s is very good, but the font is small on the menu options.

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  20. alex with k
    September 11, 2010

    I love Justin Maller’s website and works

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  21. Carl Rosekilly
    September 12, 2010

    Thanks for the feature, very much appreciated and it’s nice to be in such great company.

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  22. Beatriz Carosini
    September 14, 2010

    Cool designs. I’m glad my portfolio is on this round up. Nice one!! Thanks! Cheers. =P

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  23. Ashwin Patel / Grid
    September 16, 2010

    Thank you for the feature Gisele, that’s very kind of you.

    All the best,
    Ashwin

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  24. Myo Kyaw Htun
    September 19, 2010

    Check out my latest redesign http://myokyawhtun.net

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  25. Lisa Thomason
    September 20, 2010

    Fabulous collection of inspiring portfolio designs, lots of versatility! LT

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  26. Aneslin
    September 20, 2010

    great collection, thankas for this

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  27. Charan
    September 24, 2010

    Pretty good Collection! Thanks

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  28. Web Design Derby
    September 29, 2010

    Yet another great post full of inspiration!

    Keep it up guys ;-)

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  29. Johan
    May 18, 2011

    Great collection indeed. Very inspiring :)

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  30. SteG
    June 24, 2011

    Excellent collection. All of strong inspiration! :)

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