Most beautiful websites of 2008

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  • E-maniacs


    Nice collection

    Next year my blog will be between these 😀

  • Alex

    Looking forward to seeing the design.

  • Nikki – Logo Design Guru

    These are beautiful. It’s so great to see all the work and creativity that’s put into personal web design. Some of them take my breath away. It’s a nice collaboration of art and i’m impressed. Thanks for posting.

  • Navdeep

    Very nice list put together.

  • social news

    wooow. nice sites… perfectly designed

  • Bonnie

    All of these are very cool! Would love to learn how to create such beautiful sites, I can’t even upload a template with the web host I use, unless there’s a secret way. LOL… Great job, thanks for sharing. It’s inspiring to see such creativity. :)

    Bonnie Wabbit

  • v-render

    awesome collection ! thanks for sharing.. some websites were really great !

  • Paul

    Thanks for including me with these amasing sites. Fantastic. Paul – Pixel Criminals

  • Leandro

    Hi, great list. I would love to see my site in the next!

  • Alex

    @Leandro … Your website is cool. I like it. It definitely has the potential to make next year’s issue. Till then I’ll add it to our web gallery.

  • thomas

    i can’t wait for the designers out there to revolt against this “designy” crap. i’d rather have the basic white with blue links page over many of these sites any day.

  • Alex

    That’s your opinion, because you are a fan of the minimalistic style. I don’t want to offend you, but you are quite ignorant and egocentric if you believe that other design styles than the ones you like are crap. I could have easily ignored your comment but this goes to show that here everyone is entitled to an opinion.

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  • Francesco

    never seen such fantastic sites!!!

  • keanhui

    My friend jayhan blog also inside most beautiful website no bad!

  • Karenne

    And I thought my homemade one was pretty. Pout.

    Alex, this is a really lovely posting – my favourite is the Italian Outdoor one, how very cool to see the ants going across the page, the photos dynamically changing and the leaf moving like that: stunning! It must have taken forever to do.


  • Tabin

    Wonderful collections. Many reminds me of wedding cards i don’t know why.

  • Carlos Ferreira

    What about this one

  • Alex

    @Carlos… That website is really nice. It will get featured on our web gallery.

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  • jonathan

    Really really nice. I’m also a big fan of hillman curtis

  • Adam

    Thankyou very much for the feature. Although we’ll have a new blog theme and new website design update very soon.

  • JAN

    Thanks for including my site! It’s such an honor to be part of this list :)

  • Alex

    @jonathan … really nice website. Will feature them in the gallery.

    @Adam … can’t wait to see the new design.

  • Katy

    thanks for the inspiration

  • Noelle

    Some neat stuff there… keep an eye out for our revamped site in the coming months for your ’09’s list!

  • Alex

    Will do that, Noelle.

  • Rogie King

    Thanks for featuring Komodo Media. I love the fact that this list contains sites I’ve not seen in the hoards of web inspiration galleries out there. Keep doing original stuff!

  • Mkleyne

    Thank you for featuring my website in this wonderful article, it’s always lovely to get some extra recognition and visitors. One slight whiny point from my side is that my (website) name isn’t spelled correctly. I guess it’s not a big deal but for what it counts for ‘MK Leyne’ should just be ‘Mkleyne’.

    Anyway once again thank you very much, appreciate it that you mentioned my website in this article.

  • Danny

    Anyone notice a trend among those sites. A majority of them where either green, had leaves and/or had some form of nature. Coincidence, I think not!

  • Alex

    @Rogie King … thanks for your appreciation. We do our best to find new and original websites to showcase.

    @MKleyne … Sorry I misspelled the name. Will rectify that.

  • Mkleyne

    @Alex No problem, it’s not that big of a deal. But still thanks for rectifying it, I appreciate it.

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  • Stacia

    Doesn’t this list really highlight graphic designers more than web designers? The code (layout, usability, etc.) isn’t want makes these sites beautiful, it’s the heavy, huge & colorful graphics. I think this post should be renamed “Most beautiful graphics on a site’s home page”.

    I’m on a T1 and many of these sites took multiple seconds to fully load, I assume due to the heavy graphics. I know it will be faster the next time, but to me that’s unacceptable performance.

  • frank katzer | internetagentur

    nice collection. i would like to see more of those graphically reduced layouts like the on of “Karim Zurita” in the list above….

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  • Irene Demetri

    Great list! I am hoping that my website might make it into such a list some day.

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  • Paul

    These are beautiful. I wonder what 2009 will bring…

  • Cara Jo

    Thank you for featuring the site I made – it’s nice to be featured on such a list. :)

  • atom

    Some really awesome designs.

    I totally just changed to my new theme that no one but me likes :-) , so anyone going to trickeries isn’t seeing that one 😛

    I will put a theme switcher up shortly for anyone who wants to see the old design.

  • Tyler

    I gotta say one very sad sad thing about this list. These are all unfortunately self-promo designs, in which the client is simply a design firm or a creative group.

    It would have been nice to see a ‘most beautiful websites’ that excercised a stronger core message and brand outside of just proving creativity through styling.

  • Alex

    @atom … the new theme on trickeries is special. It’s not a mainstream design. I for one like it.

    @Tyler … we’ll do that in the future.

  • honour chick

    awesome collection :)

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  • Tom Kenny

    This year has certainly been great for web design. A great source of inspiration, thank you.

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  • jurrieb

    Awsome websites id like to congratulate all designers for making such awsome websites

  • Daniel

    Hey thanks for including my portfolio, i’m really honored to be part of that selection of great websites !

  • salini


    Really all are fantastic designs.I really appreciate the designer who will design this such wonderful designs.
    I am also freelance web and graphic designer and i got project from outsourcing project website with free registration.All professionals can use this site.
    All designs are most beautiful design with good color combination.Thank you for sharing these information.
    Thanking you

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  • Siti Web Bologna

    Good work! Thanks

  • Franco

    The Project Vino design is really great.

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  • Santosh

    Thanks for these picks.

  • atom

    @atom … the new theme on trickeries is special. It’s not a mainstream design. I for one like it.

    @Alex e-hug for you.

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  • payam

    take a look at :
    you will find out what the most beatiful website is?!!!

  • Alex

    That;s a pretty cool site indeed. Added it to the CLD Web Gallery queue.

  • Aleks Maksimow

    Oh sweet :) Designpicks is in your List!

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  • dieselman

    great list!
    i have used it here

  • Dennison Uy

    Awesome collection! Just submitted my own site ( for consideration in your gallery. Hopefully I’ll be in the list for 2009 :)

  • Williams Mendez

    Oh my god! the designers are getting better and better everyday…that’s good!!

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  • http://Espectacular Oscar

    Increible coleccion, hay algunos que resaltan sobre las demas, es la muestra de que las paginas webs tambien son muestras de arte.

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  • Matias

    todo un arte, muy bueno!

  • booogo

    gooooood job

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  • Goge

    Excelente recopilación.

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  • Oliver

    Lots of stunning sites here. I’m always looking for inspiration for the sites I design. Will have to look through them properly when I get a chance to and it’s good to see these websites displayed together and get recognition from other people.
    Thanks for this great post.

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  • Victoria Blount

    The website designs are beautiful, and unique. They are all completely individual and inspirational. It just shows me, that when you designing for something you are committed to, how that shines through in your design work.

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  • Games Now

    Great list ! A great source of inspiration . Thanks !

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  • Christopher Hennis

    This is a very nice list actually. Very inspiring.

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  • Alex @ Webson Design

    You always get ideas when stuck by checking these kind of articles… I personally lately am keeping my eyes more on “creative” ways of laying out the page content as well as placing call to actions… after all what’s the point of having a gorgeous design if the site doesn’t work for you and your visitors…

    Alex Mos

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  • Jeffric Pisuena

    wow.. very nice designs! specially this one “Kulturbanause” web design. Nice one!

  • Web Tasarımı

    Third designs is my fav. :)

  • efingo

    Wow I’m in the list – thank you so much but… I have changed the design – hope it is as good as the old one :)

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  • Drupal Development

    Excellent collection of designs.I like Pixel Criminals design.Thanks for sharing.

  • Stu | Self Conlusion

    Great list thanks :) very good source for inspiration, consider yourself saved to Delicious :)

  • Nits

    Incredible collections who ever come here will definitely use these themes these are amazing & best for the blogs

  • Geoff

    heheh., very nice designs

  • CMYK

    Nice list!!!! Thanksss 1000000!!!! 😛

  • graphic design

    I love your collection of the most beautiful websites of 2008. I like it all because of its abstract design

  • sooran

    Very Good !
    Thanks …

    This post very Helped me

  • Weber Grill Accessories

    lovely list there

  • Toronto Web Design

    WOW! All sites are really beautiful much interesting. you should make another list for 2009

  • Sid

    You got a nice collection of site designs over here. Highly inspiring and cool looks.Also your site is also quite cool. Thanks for everything!
    Regards, SId!

  • lalo

    bonito… muy bonito

  • London Web Designers

    the list of website deserve winning price or gift, real stunning designs, i want to thank you for sharing these beautiful list of websites.

  • marie


    I would like to submit this website which might present a different style compare to the list but which is nice too:

    Thank you

  • best toaster ovens

    Great list you have there, they truly are a work of art

  • koko

    Thanks , cooooooooool collection

  • Black kitchen cabinets

    I love the first one alot

  • Karen

    I like the idea of having a beautiful website but at the same time I’m concerned about how they function for the user and also how quickly they load.

  • Nafa

    Absolutely great sites

  • RoyanoLoamp

    nice site ^) good gob

  • Toni

    Absolutely great sites

  • Elijah

    Wow ! Great and Very thank you so much…………

  • HowWhatWhere

    great sites, thanks for sharing this list.

  • maq

    First is the best. Great matte painting (i guess it names so)

  • patam

    great.. thanks alot

  • Shamima Sultana

    Beautiful design websites…love the design

  • Montpellier

    Wow, such detail – more “electronic art” than “web design” some of those designs could look cool hanging on your wall.

  • Ben

    Pixel Criminals I guess is my fav from there – a decent collection, thanks for the inspiration.

  • koko

    Beautiful design websites

  • Color Experts International

    I love specially Saizen Media web site…
    Your collection is great….

  • FW Website Design

    Fantastic Sites, inspirational, Thanks for sharing.

  • Munni

    The list of the websites are excellent. I want to see the next list of 2009 or 2010. Thanks a lot.

  • Fresco Creative

    Thank you for sharing yet another great online resource of design (web design) inspiration!

    Though most of my work is minimalist style web design, there is also a time and a place for more stylish design as represented in this page. I especially like the artwork in the background of these web-page designs.

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  • Beats

    Those designs are amazing. You almost need to know both html and graphic design to pull those off.

  • Rhonda B

    These truly are beautiful websites! Great roundup.

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  • malam

    all designs are amazing.

  • Gobias

    Thx alot for the beautiful inspiration.
    Always a pleasure to surf this site.

    Keep up the nice work!

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  • Anonymous

    Wonderful collection!!! thanks for including webside….

  • SEO bangalore

    cool designs, they are professional and eyecatching.

  • Edatassol Technology

    thanks to sharing such attractive sites

  • Oscar Avila

    Thanks for your tips! awesome…

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