35 Amazing Minimalist Website Layouts

Website designing has become very tough today. The online space is abuzz with billions of websites and each site owner wants to look unique so that it can boast of an exclusive look. Well, each has his own outlook on the layout but now a days, minimalism is getting more attention and happens to be the ruling theme. So, what do minimalist website layouts point towards? Are they use of less images and more typography or vice verse or just a question of how the details and images are placed? The answer is a little difficult to answer but one thing is sure that it comprises all these above elements.

Minimalist website layouts have certain obvious benefit. First and foremost they don’t take much time to load. Secondly, they let the users gather in the details easily and do not distract him. They also take fewer server resources and last but not the least they are easier to develop. However, the last point is still a debatable issue as simple things may not look complicated but a lot of complications do come in the way of creating that simplicity. Here we have some 35 minimalist website layouts in different designs to give an insight into the details of these much-talked about phenomena.

Simple Theme

This theme emphasizes on how and why simplicity is best policy. The clean layout puts all the focus on the content of the theme and makes it super readable and enjoyable when checking the site.

simple wordpress theme

Simple Theme

Mike Seehagel

Cool and animated black and white website with icons that play once you open the site and click on them.

Mike Seehagel

Mike Seehagel

Gra-Phics

Simple and neat with an image of a girl who is the only routing point to get further details of the site.

Gra-Phics

Gra-Phics

Fringe Web Development

Detailed description in small and regular fonts placed at proper distance that has a sober look.

Fringe Web Development

Fringe Web Development

Glamour

This is a cool and colorful site with a cool image of a magician emerging from the clouds.

Glamour

Glamour

Bart Jan Verhoef

This website looks like the webpage of a personal diary and has an interesting introduction.

Bart Jan Verhoef

Bart Jan Verhoef

Modulab

This extremely plain looking site with simple numeric icons has a unique look.

Modulab

Modulab

Type Connection

This site is based on the assumption that putting in something unique among a similar lot makes the thing noticeable.

Type Connection

Type Connection

Grain and Gram

Appropriate detailed description with a single effective image in the corner.

Grain and Gram

Grain and Gram

Svpply

Slightly colorful but overall neat and clean with icons having much shape displayed in order.

Svpply

Svpply

Aaron Robbs

Neat and small typography over a dark backdrop revealing the shadow of a man makes this website a little creepy and mysterious.

Aaron Robbs

Aaron Robbs

Stefan Kanchev

Looking like the well-arranged shelf in a store, the website draws attention with its many, small icons.

Stefan Kanchev

Stefan Kanchev

Marius Roosendaal

Properly ordered with dark shaded windows giving out information in a clean and clear way.

Marius Roosendaal

Marius Roosendaal

Yuna Kim

You can see magic unfolding here as the geometrical icons have a superb display.

Yuna Kim

Yuna Kim

The Jagged Orbit

A pictorial display with almost nil typography, makes this website a stand out from the rest.

The Jagged Orbit

The Jagged Orbit

Contemporary Art Centre

This site really looks like one belonging to an art center as the majestic image complements it perfectly.

Contemporary Art Centre

Contemporary Art Centre

Detailed

The fully green color website has a vibrant and bright display that grabs your attention in seconds.

Detailed

Dtailed

Mens Dept

A black and white three column website with emphasis on imagery.

Mens Dept

Mens Dept

Tommaso

Lots of white space with well-described icons present a cool minimalistic look.

Tommaso

Tommaso

Stay Decent

Single column website with bold and small typography giving out the details.

Stay Decent

Stay Decent

We are all Connect

Grid based design structure with colorful window images taking you on the entire website tour.

We are all Connect

We are all Connect

Bones Brigade DJs

The pink and white combination looks so lovely and this website with minimal typography uses it brilliantly.

Bones Brigade DJs

Bones Brigade DJs

Pragmatic Mates

Amazing shades of colors with crisp details in the header and a majestic design at the bottom takes your breath away.

Pragmatic Mates

Pragmatic Mates

Nerval

Sel-portrait in three column website belonging to an individual looks quite clean and sleek.

Nerval

Nerval

Mynus

Cool logo and little, white and orange typography together create a sober look for the website.

Mynus

Mynus

DropDeck

Decked up with colorful stripes giving details leaves a lot of white space and the site looks pretty.

DropDeck

DropDeck

Aidan Cotter

This is an interesting website with a doormat instruction mingled with orange and black color scheme.

Aidan Cotter

Aidan Cotter

Casey Britt

Here minimalism is all about putting in a picture and just captions.

Casey Britt

Casey Britt

Anthony Calzadilla

A black and grey design with a colorful image collage on right side and logo on left.

Anthony Calzadilla

Anthony Calzadilla

Marco Rosella

This website uses an intelligent imagery related to properties of mirror in its minimalistic layout.

Marco Rosella

Marco Rosella

Form Follows Function

Properly divided both ways, vertically as well as horizontally, this site has a neat but detailed look.

Form Follows Function

Form Follows Function

Floris Voorveld

Soft grey icons placed at proper space across the home page and the header stripe on top looks plain.

Floris Voorveld

Floris Voorveld

Sure Elements

Three column site with imageries and a cool tagline embossed on a wooden white-greyish surface.

Sure Elements

Sure Elements

Kenny Max

Animated look created on a white and grey background with a slight dash of red has a cute display.

Kenny Max

Kenny Max

Huddle

Blue, white and black together create a sophisticated look on the white backdrop.

Huddle

Huddle

Doubleleft

Black and white website with a lot of space left so that the viewers can soak in the look.

Doubleleft

Doubleleft

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  • http://streetuse.wordpress.com Chokchai

    Thanks very much. All of them look pretty good to me.

  • http://www.geekandblogger.com Pavan Somu

    Minimalism has something which always fascinated me, it is simple but it contains everything necessary! I would like to be able to do such thing!

  • Manuel Garcia

    This collection is fascinating given these examples of minimalist website layouts. Thanks.

  • http://stylishwebdesigner.com/ Loveish Kalsi

    I love minimalism in website designs this is the reason all my personal websites have minimal design

  • Bev

    Detailed – really grabs your attention with color and still remains minimalist. Perfect example!

  • Jai

    grain and gram is nice. Can i use it? Heheheh, wish I had that.

  • http://www.jaffablog.com Lavi

    I think minimalist design work’s better in this days. Users are tired of full pages with no elegance.

  • http://www.satyathakur.com Satya Thakur

    Nice designs. They all look good. Type Connection design looks very nice for me.

  • Salaxzar

    They really prove the creativity within themselves and shown it in their portfolio. Nice Collection.

  • Steven Noble

    Great selection of designs, definitely feeling the minimalism here, a growing trend recently. Great for inspiration too, thanks!

  • Kamal

    Minimalist designs are key for better websites. This collection will be very helpful for me to refer and implement the minimalist designs for my site. Thanks for sharing!!

  • http://webtips.in Deepanker

    Inspirational. :) thanks for sharing this collection.

  • http://www.smartbloggertricks.com Tarun Jaitely

    I appreciate the “Huddle” layout.. its so awesome.. Rest are also good.

  • Marie

    I find the DropDeck so cool. It’s just very simple but I like it since it’s very colorful. ^^

  • https://www.facebook.com/nikhil.sharma.982845 Nikhil Sharma

    This collection has creative designs and inspiring. These minimal designs will be greatly useful for me. Thanks for sharing!

  • Prabha

    All these minimal websites layouts are amazing and looks very cute i want to use one of them.

  • Bhring Nath Prasad

    All the website are good looking one but i like the Bones Brigade DJs website layout as it have cute combination of pink and white .