White Usage in Web Design

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White is known to be the sum of all colors, the combination of all the colors of light. And in web design white is not only a color but a strategy, a way for designers to give a layout a minimal, classy or bright look. From white backgrounds to nice white spaces and minimal approaches, today we will show you inspiring examples of white usage in web design.

Hanzell

Colors in Web Desing - White

Last Bottle Wines

Colors in Web Desing - White

Neighborhood Studio

Colors in Web Desing - White

Lake Nona

Colors in Web Desing - White

Field Notes – Ian Coyle

Colors in Web Desing - White

Jonathan Krause

Colors in Web Desing - White

Foundry Collective

Colors in Web Desing - White

workdiary.de

Colors in Web Desing - White

Park La Fun

Colors in Web Desing - White

Edits

Colors in Web Desing - White

AIGA 50

Colors in Web Desing - White

Myjive

Colors in Web Desing - White

Never Bland

Colors in Web Desing - White

Redirect

Colors in Web Desing - White

In2 Audio Clothing

Colors in Web Desing - White

Dawid Wadach

Colors in Web Desing - White

Collection Societe Generale

Colors in Web Desing - White

Bruhat Marlene

Colors in Web Desing - White

La Moulade

Colors in Web Desing - White

iShu

Colors in Web Desing - White

art 4 web

Colors in Web Desing - White

Routalempi

Colors in Web Desing - White

WordPress Themes

Clarity

Colors in Web Desing - White

Filtered

Colors in Web Desing - White

Pure

Colors in Web Desing - White

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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

17 Comments

  1. kim harrison
    December 19, 2011

    Nice wall post.Each post are unique.

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  2. Aviron
    December 19, 2011

    I always liked the usage of white, cause it always look like its painted around, and not painted specifically.

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  3. aledesign.it
    December 19, 2011

    Good list. White is a good choice when I create a site or depliant where I make focus a part of the message. Is possible create a typical graphic “simple and clean”

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  4. sanjith
    December 20, 2011

    awesome post :)

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  5. Izhar
    December 20, 2011

    Hi Gisele,

    I came to Web Design Ledger first and was pleasure to see that here is Very nice collection, I really feel like that was thing I was looking for.

    I personally like Lake Nona and iShu, although rest are awesome as well. Can you give me idea if you have some websites who have some minimal trends. I couldn’t get any.

    Cheers for your nice effort.

    Izhar

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  6. webmatr1x
    December 20, 2011

    here is another one white webdesign

    http://www.webmatr1x.de

    ;-)

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  7. Alec
    December 20, 2011

    I think you have done a great work by posting this article. In this contemporary world white is generally the best base color for website pages, because you need your content to have lots of contrast against its background. Thanks for sharing it.

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  8. Bluegrass Print
    December 20, 2011

    Nice website designs. I like the clean feel you get with these. Very refreshing.

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  9. alex
    December 20, 2011

    All webdesigns should be clean as these sites what you linked.

    Thanks!

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  10. George
    December 20, 2011

    I agree. I came across this portfolio website that also has white usage in the design.

    http://www.guntherkoo.com/

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  11. Dzinepress
    December 21, 2011

    beautiful design with well prominent content, but one thing is that there’re too much negative spaces, how can we fix them and also need guides.

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  12. Kyle
    December 21, 2011

    are you kidding me? The Lake Nona site is one of the busiest, NON-white space, Non-minimalist site out there… really? About 15% of your “inspired” sites are also in that category. There are SO many really good minimalist sites out there so why are you displaying others?!?? I don’t get it.

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  13. geetha
    December 25, 2011

    nice and comprehensive list
    i always prefer light colours like white,cream,or silver

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  14. Looona Lou
    December 30, 2011

    I love white.

    It’s the noble and elegant.

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  15. Hilweb web design
    January 1, 2012

    In some cases I prefer to use colours because some pages will look like a spamming reclam page if you just use white and black. I really depends on what kind of page I am making.

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  16. Mangesh
    January 24, 2012

    I really like the collection. I personally prefer ample amount of white space in my work but somehow clients don’t prefer it, this post will be an answer to their doubts.

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  17. Younes
    April 8, 2012

    Very inspiring article, take a look to this website, totally white and minimalist http://www.imanetirich.com

    Reply

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