30 Classy and Attractive Black and White Websites

December 17, 2010 · 4 comments

by Dustin Betonio

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What do you think about black and white websites? Simple, clean or outdated? Anyway, they have sprung up with a growing number. I personally think that Black and White websites has grace and class. As the age-old saying goes, sometimes less is more. This is definitely true of website designs. Removing color from the websites means website has to rely more on website’s layout, typography and etc.

The high-impact and maximum contrast designs plus the freshness and mystery brought by the two simple colors make up a stream of clear water while we are wandering in the huge desert of colorful webs. For this article I have found 30 attractive and striking black and white websites. It is great to experience that sometimes minimal use of colors can be a really good choice for a website. Check it out!


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1. Visual Box

Visual Box

2. 26000 Vodka

26000 Vodka

3. M1K3

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4. Canvas Magazine

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5. West Surfing Italia

West Surfing

6. The Old State

Old State

7. Marchin Kaniewski

Marcin

8. Leah Haggar

leah Haggar

9. Your Majesty

Your Majesty

10. 2otsu

2otsu

11. Mark Wieman

Mark Wieman

12. Tobias Baeck

Tobias baek

13. Kineda

Kineda

14. Black Estate Vineyard

Black Estate Vineyard

15. The Old State Blog

Old State Blog

16. Freelance

freelance

17. Patrick Fry

Patrick Fry

18. Digital Agency

digital agency

19. Circus Family

circus family

20. Blissfully Aware

Blissfully Aware

21. Subtraction

Subtraction

22. Tim Bjorn

Tim Bjorn

23. Etusivu

Etusivu

24. Arnaud Beelen

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25. Sofa

Sofa

26. Jon Tan

Jon tan

27. Urban Landscape Lab

Urban Landscape Lab

28. So Your Style

So Your Style

29. Design taxi

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30. Pretty Reckless

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  • 60+ Free Clean, Simple Minimalist WordPress Themes
    Blog designs certainly can by complex, colourful and overwhelming and many free themes for WordPress belongs to that category. Some bloggers on the other hand prefer simple and clean layouts for their blog leaving more space for the text itself to be in focus. If you should go for a minimalistic theme is really up to you to decide but if you’re considering this post will give you the inspiration needed and may help you find the theme you are looking for.
  • 70+ Awesome Minimalistic Desktop Wallpapers
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Author : Dustin Betonio

Dustin Betonio is a Translation Management graduate at University of Mindanao. His earlier career was devoted on customer service outside the information highway. Currently studying Law in the same University.

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sichuanzuche May 17, 2013 at 3:27 pm

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Mark "Chief Alchemist" Simchock December 18, 2010 at 2:22 pm

@Diseño – With all due respect it’s not about you, it’s about the brand(s) you’re designing for. The last thing the world needs is yet another “designer” who believes he/she define the context. Sorry, such beliefs are obviously a pet peeve of mine. I felt compelled to share that.

Presuming these designs are brand appropriate then this is some nice work. Thanks for the inspiration Dustin!

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Diseño Barcelona December 17, 2010 at 12:55 pm

Classy .. but I prefer colors! :-)

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