As a web designer, one of the problems you may face is convincing a client that throwing all the crayons in the box at the screen doesn’t always work – white websites can be just as effective and visually stunning as those with full palettes. Here are five examples of sites doing a great job with a minimal colour scheme…
This strikingly simple website for a shirt maker lets the colours of the products get the message across – the majority of the page is beautifully white and clear, making navigation an absolute breeze and the content a joy to take in.
Stand Up To Cancer
A ‘digital canvas’ allowing visitors to learn about all the ways they can help raise money and awareness of cancer research. The minimal design isn’t 100% minimal – there are splashes of watercolours and hand drawn items throughout the page.
Orchestre De Paris
An adventure in sound is how this site is best described, with interactive symphonies the user can take part in using their mouse or trackpad. The white minimalist design is stunning, with the interactive elements adding a splash of life to the user experience.
Prestwick Care Home Group
A beautifully simple UI combined with immersive streaming video makes this introduction to a care homes north east provider informative and visually stimulating. The site has a beautifully minimal user interface and the information presented throughout is easy to find with nothing more than three clicks away at any time.
The French fragrance house has a suitably minimal website, with black and white photography, gorgeous typography and oodles of sexy white space.