42 Very Colourful Websites

by Tom Kenny (@tkenny)

Great use of colour can really make a design stand out but deciding on an effective colour scheme can be a difficult thing to achieve. The following examples all use a number of different colours to create a visual impact which is the first thing a visitor is likely to notice. If the colours blend well together then that initial impact will almost always be a positive one.

Make Photoshop Faster

makePhotoshopFaster

FeedStitch

feedStitch

Tim Adler

timAdler

CTL

ctl

F91W

f91w

N.Design Studio

ndesign

ilovecolors

ilovecolors

Carbonmade

carbonmade

Marcos Xotoko

marcosXotoko

Work Sucks

workSucks

Mirasim

mirasim

Webdesigner Depot

webdesignerDepot

Colourpixel

colourpixel

Aurelien Reaut

aurelien-reaut

Moradito

moradito

Cult Foo

cultFoo

Inspiration in a box

inspirationInABox

Get Me Fast

getMeFast

The Escape

theEscape

Web Designer Wall

webDesignerWall

Summertime in Tennessee

summertimeInTennessee

Design Moves Me

designMovesMe

Cosmive

cosmive

Neutron Creations

neutronCreations

Juan Diego Velasco

juandiegovelasco

Design Slurp

designSlurp

AdaptD

adaptD

Twenty2Designs

twenty2Designs

Drew Wilson

drewWilson

Mooty Graphic Design

mooty

Captainjansson

captainjansson

Work at Play

workAtPlay

Victor Namba

victorNamba

Foehn

foehn

Duoh

duoh

Beautiful 2.0

beautiful2

Rareview

rareview

AeroFX

aerofx

Casio Labs

casioLabs

Valp.now

valpnow

Family Vacation Survival Guide

familyvacationsurvivalguide

Raduceuca

raduceuca

Web App Colour Tools & Resources

Colour in web design can be a difficult thing to get right. However, there are some great tools to get you started particularly if you’re lacking inspiration.

Kuler

kuler

COLOURlovers

colourLovers

ColoRotate

coloRotate

Palette Generator

paletteGenerator

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by Tom Kenny

I’m a freelance web designer and front-end developer with 9 years of experience designing for the web. Follow me on Twitter here.