25 Web Designs with Amazing Attention to Detail

by Steven Snell

on March 22, 2010

in Inspiration

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In many cases the small details of web design are what separate good design from great design. Last year we published 30 Web Designs with Amazing Attention to Detail, and today we’re following up with another showcase of inspirational designs.

In this post we’ll showcase websites that are examples of designers who are focused on completing a design by paying attention to even small details. I think you’ll find some great examples here that will give you some ideas for your own work.

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Intuitive Designs
Textures, borders and transparency are used with great detail on the site of Intuitive Designs

Intuitive Designs

Mutt Ink
Mutt Ink uses a rather unique design. It is well thought out with plenty of whitespace, a subtle hand-drawn look and some texture.

Mutt Ink

The House Media
The House Media  makes excellent use of color, beveled borders, and transparent borders around images.

The House Media

Simple Bits
The header and edges of Simple Bits have a unique look on top of a subtle texture.

Simple Bits

Re-Winder
The watercolor effect at the top or Re-Winder has a big impact on the overall look of the site.

Re-Winder

Web Design Ledger
Web Design Ledger uses a lot of detail, including subtle textures throughout the design and a drop shadow on lead images of posts.

Web Design Ledger

Digital Visions
Digital Visions uses a slight texture, vertical lines and a subtle background image very effectively.

Digital Visions

Acosmin
Acosmin uses textures, colors and transparency to create an attractive design.

Acosmin

The Wayward Irregular
The navigation menu at The Wayward Irregular has a nice hover effect that includes a sunburst in the background.

The Wayward Irregular

Design Critique
Design Critique  is full of details, from the header design to the 3D element of the featured post area.

Design Critique

Campaign Monitor
Campaign Monitor features a pixel-perfect design with a nice color scheme and transparent elements.

Campaign Monitor

Life’s Not Fair But My Knickers Are
The design on Life’s Not Fair But My Knickers Are uses a drop shadow that gives it a subtle 3D feel.

Life's Not Fair But My Knickers Are

Spout Creative
Spout Creative uses a fairly simple layout, but the textured watercolor effects add a lot to the look.

Spout Creative

Teextile
Teextile uses an angled line in the header, beveled borders, and an attractive color scheme.

Teextile

Voodoo Controllers
The site of Voodoo Controllers uses a textured background, quality graphics and some cool rollover effects.

Voodoo Controllers

A Breezy Baby
A Breezy Baby uses a nice, clean layout but the design shows attention to detail with subtle gradients, transparency and rollover effects.

A Breezy Baby

Blik
Blik has a creative design that uses textures and subtle shadows in the header.

Blik

Curious Generation
The design of Curious Generation  uses circles, bright colors, and transparency to create something unique and attractive.

Curious Generation

LightCMS
The site of LightCMS has a nice color scheme, plenty of whitespace, a creative and colorful header, and pixel-perfect design.

LightCMS

Mom & Popcorn
Mom & Popcorn has a retro/vintage style design with a lot of color and texture. The navigation menu is rather unique.

Mom & Popcorn

K2 Snowboarding
K2 Snowboarding’s background image sets the tone for the rest of the design.

K2 Snowboarding

Converse
Converse’s textured background and header give the site some character, and it features a unique mega menu.

Converse

Storenvy
The design of Storenvy uses a nice illustrated background and quality design in the buttons, borders and details.

Storenvy

Ride Four Ever
Ride Four Ever has a colorful, grunge-style design.

Ride Four Ever

Cube Scripts
The right side of the Cube Scripts layout has a nice 3D effect.

Cube Scripts

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