32 Creative Examples of Illustrations in Web Design

One can take web design to the next level by adding illustrative elements in the design. Illustrations in the websites make them stand out from the crowd. If used properly, hand drawn elements and illustrations can give a lot personality to a layout.

We are a big fan of websites with illustrations. In this post we are sharing 32 very cool websites that are making effective and creative use of illustrations in website design. We hope the collection will be handy for your inspiration. Don’t forget to check each link and share the list with your friends.

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Adopt a Yeti

Very cool website design with Christmas and holidays theme. Show some love this holiday season & adopt your very own Yeti.

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Pulp Fingers

Pulp Fingers is a human sized team of developer and designers devoted to create beautiful, useful, features packed apps for the iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch.

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Eynsford Music Festival

Beautiful well-designed music festival website, which held at beautiful farm in Eynsford village, next to an ancient ruined Norman castle in Kent.

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Century of the Child

MoMA’s ambitious survey of 20th century design for children is the first large-scale overview of the modernist preoccupation with children and childhood as a paradigm for progressive design thinking.

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Creative website with beautiful illustrations, icons and color scheme. Greenways Waste Management offer a complete waste management service, to suit organisations of all sizes.

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Stuff and Nonsense

Clean minimal website of small, British web design studio with a big reputation around the world because they design flexible websites that look fabulous on every type of device.

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Thames Water – Waterwisely

Website with heavy use of illustration in the background. Explore this water-saving community, calculate how much water you use at home and get your water-saving freebies.

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The Edboard

Become Ed – the most loyal of Santa’s elves – and save this year’s Christmas. The new point&click game by AtomClick is waiting for you

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The most corrupted post-Soviet city has finally waken up from its never-ending winter darkness. While some of the Russian grannies are making her name known by trying to become a mega pop-star band by singing mellow tones in the Eurovision Song Festival, other senior-ladies prefer more aggressive melodies – smashing their neighbors mailboxes in the iPhone/iPad game Mailboxing!

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Vale in your Life

Sustainable, global, innovative or cultural? Take the test and discover your profile!

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Creative website with brilliant use of parallax animation. Thinknologies deliver smart, next-generation solutions for desktops and mobile devices using advanced technologies, which combine excellence in design, quality and service.

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Carbonmade Talent Pool

Excellent use of illustrated elements in this website design. Talent Pool is a Carbonmade’s new matchmaking service. For creatives and the talent hungry folks who want to hire ’em.

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New Company Name

NewCompany.Name is a service provided by Adlervia.com, a small European copywriting agency owned by Ivica Duricova – a highly qualified Slovak copywriter with international experience.

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People Rise

Peoplerise is ISO 9001:2008 certified for the design and delivery of training services for middle and top management.

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Sol Studio is a clean and creative website of an interactive designer. It’s a very very little interactive agency in Valencia, Spain. The illustrated face follow the mouse as you move on the screen. You’ll enjoy visiting this website.

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Ideematic is a web agency based in Strasbourg, who are specialist in website creation, eCommerce websites, communication and natural SEO optimization.

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How Can I Change The World?

We’re changing the way engineers change the world. The Lassonde School of Engineering is preparing tomorrow’s entrepreneurial and socially conscious professionals to transform the way we think, communicate and live our lives.

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Bam Strategy – Happy Holidays 2012

Impressive website with Christmas theme wishing Happy Holidays to their clients.

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Atelier Moba

For generations in the furnishing, Lidia and Luca decide to create Atelier Mo.Ba., merging their different experiences in a new and unique project.

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Peugeot Hybrid4

Impressive use of CSS and jQuery. If you go to this website, you will feel like you are viewing some Flash website. Enjoy!

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Media Engine

Media Engine is an award winning creative agency in Perth, Western Australia, that offers a complete solution to a business’ marketing needs.

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Inspiring colorful web design with excellent use of icons. A must see website for designers.

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Rooftop Cinema

Rooftop Cinema is fully licensed and serve delicious burgers and fries (vegetarian options also available) right up to the start of the screening.

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Energy Trust of Oregon

To celebrate their 10th anniversary, use this timeline to interactively explore Energy Trust of Oregon’s history.

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The Production Kitchen

Established by Jacqui Tong in 2009, The Production Kitchen specializes in made-to-order cakes and cupcakes. You will find amazing illustrated and hand-drawn elements in this website.

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Visit Bruges

Inspiring white background website design. The official website of Tourism Bruges. Discover Bruges’ arts & heritage, culture, food, hotels, outdoor, lovespots and more.

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Survey of the States

Cool website design with inspiring animation using CSS and jQuery. The stats are shown in very creative way. Must visit.

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Ernest Et Celestine

In the conventional world of bears, it is frowned upon to befriend a mouse. And yet, Ernest marginal big bear, clown and musician, will welcome home the little Celestine, an orphan who fled the underworld rodents. Both solitary will support and comfort, and thus upset the established order.

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The Graphical Web

Cool illustration based website from Adobe. The website shows the power of HTML and CSS through examples. Excellent inspiration for all web designers.

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Impress Penguin

If you’d like to be the new Community Manager at Penguin Press, then please, help us cheer up this Penguin.

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TV Safety

Every three weeks there is a fatal accident related to TV tip overs. Don’t become a statistic and learn more by visiting tvsafety.org.

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These Are Things

A design and illustration studio of Jen Adrion and Omar Noory who craft modern cartographic goods, create informational illustrations, and write about the business of art.

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3 Responses

  1. Emma Jones says:

    I think your blog is a real inspiration for web designers. thanks for sharing.

  2. web design says:

    Thank You

    Your blog is very informative & important

  3. Ajman says:

    Very nice examples, am looking forward to more new inspirations

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