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30 Minimalist Portfolio Website Designs for Inspiration

30 Minimalist Portfolio Website Designs for Inspiration

There seems to be a recent trend whereby creatives are aesthetically stripping down their online portfolios to their bare essentials. (UK-based web designer/web developer Kean Richmond recently discussed this trend in an article about "undesign", and the possible reasons why this trend is becoming widespread.)

In this showcase, you’ll get to see 30 great examples of minimalist portfolio sites for your inspiration.

1. Eleven Made

Minimalist portfolio website design example: Eleven Made

2. Jessica Caldwell

Minimalist portfolio website design example: Jessica Caldwell

3. Buero Buero

Minimalist portfolio website design example: Buero Buero

4. Thuy Truc

Minimalist portfolio website design example: Thuy Truc

5. Igor Zagnienski

Minimalist portfolio website design example: Igor Zagnienski

6. DB Works

Minimalist portfolio website design example: DB Works

7. Andy Mangold

Minimalist portfolio website design example: Andy Mangold

8. Alexander Munk

Minimalist portfolio website design example: Alexander Munk

9. Mickaël Larchevêque

Minimalist portfolio website design example: Mickaël Larchevêque

10. Fuzzco

Minimalist portfolio website design example: Fuzzco

11. Claire Coullon

Minimalist portfolio website design example: Claire Coullon

12. Irving & Co

Minimalist portfolio website design example: Irving & Co

13. Ignacio Macri

Minimalist portfolio website design example: Ignacio Macri

14. Face. Works.

Minimalist portfolio website design example: Face. Works.

15. Kyle Thacker

Minimalist portfolio website design example: Kyle Thacker

16. Nemeth Interactive

Minimalist portfolio website design example: Nemeth Interactive

17. Sam Dallyn

Minimalist portfolio website design example: Sam Dallyn

18. Manual

Minimalist portfolio website design example: Manual

19. Yaron Schoen

Minimalist portfolio website design example: Yaron Schoen

20. The Touch Agency

Minimalist portfolio website design example: The Touch Agency

21. Neuarmy

Minimalist portfolio website design example: Neuarmy

22. Jean-philippe Gams

Minimalist portfolio website design example: Jean-philippe Gams

23. Float Left

Minimalist portfolio website design example: Float Left

24. HAUS

Minimalist portfolio website design example: HAUS

25. Socket Studios

Minimalist portfolio website design example: Socket Studios

26. Carbure

Minimalist portfolio website design example: Carbure

27. Aquiesdonde

Minimalist portfolio website design example: Aquiesdonde

28. Paul Robert Lloyd

Minimalist portfolio website design example: Paul Robert Lloyd

29. zync

Minimalist portfolio website design example: zync

30. Kenneth Cachia

Minimalist portfolio website design example: Kenneth Cachia

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About the Author

Jacob Gube is the Founder and Chief Editor of Six Revisions. He’s also a web developer/designer who specializes in front-end development (JavaScript, HTML, CSS) and also a book author. If you’d like to connect with him, head on over to the contact page and follow him on Twitter: @sixrevisions.

This was published on Apr 4, 2012

26 Comments

The Vector Box Apr 04 2012

Great collection of very clean and easy to use websites.

I’ve always liked this one http://www.khdesigngraphics.com

Great job collating these designs, Jacob. Love the simplicity in these works, stylish stuff!

It is much harder to design a minimal design. Of course not all of them are not excellent. But some are amazing no 1. 2. 3
Thanks for putting this together

Webbyra Apr 05 2012

The first site, I have to say, is one of the most beautiful minimalistic site I have seen for a while :) Me love Eleven Made!

Jorge Díaz Apr 05 2012

Awesome post Jacob!!! I would like to add a 3 in 1 Portfolios designs of Sencillo family.

http://demos.doublemthemes.com/sencillo/

Minimalism and clean layouts are awesome!!! :D

I like the number 5 design “Igor Zagnienski”. I think in portfolio you need to show how your website looks in mobile devices like iPad.

bhushan Apr 06 2012

great examples. Simply a ‘trend’ or no, there is a certain philosophical elegance to minimalist portfolio design: letting art and creativity speak for itself.

Bhushan

Patricia Apr 06 2012

Hey thanks for the shout out Jacob. Cheers.

So very nice webs in this list. Im a big fan of THE minimal style. Could I be so bold as to add my own portfolio? http://handmadestudio.info

Cheers

Jacob Gube Apr 07 2012

Thanks for the comments!

@Saya: To do more with less is always a challenge in creativity.

@Patricia: You’re welcome, great design!

@Nathan: Your site looks great. Awesome background texture and color scheme.

Mohit Bumb Apr 08 2012

Nice site list :D

A great designer with beautiful minimalism is Wolfram Wiedner. Check out http://wiedner.co.uk/ for his portfolio…

Alan Moehammad Apr 09 2012

The hardest thing to create minimalist design which is needed creativity and extra imagination

April Greer Apr 09 2012

Heh – did Six Revisions realize that your post and the previous post (two days prior) cover the same topic and show several of the same sites? Silly.

Your post says less but I like it more because I hate the word “undesigned.” It implies cheap and easy, and I’d wager most of these took as much time as any good web design does.

Very nice sites – I’m actually not a big fan of #1 because it’s very hard to read and I prefer more color. The design is nice, but the font sizes/contrast are hard to read and it reminds me of the endless grey skies in the winter here in Oregon. Really love #11 and second #16.

Thanks for sharing!

Dave Campbell Apr 10 2012

Hey, love this post! Love checking out new websites and seeing other people’s creations.

Thought I’d share my personal favourite :-

http://carsonified.com/

Mogul PR Apr 11 2012

Love this post! We are passionate about “less is more” minimalist design. In a world filled with clutter, simple is the highest form of sophistication.

XavierHuey Apr 12 2012

Great website Really like your blog content the way you put up the things

inspired!
I’ll definitely try some of the ideas in my next website!

Whoa!
I’m currently working on my new website and I want it to look like one of those. Gorgeous selection, thanks!

Shingo Tamura Apr 14 2012

I absolutely love this post. A very nice selection, very inspirational. Gives me so many ideas for my website. Thanks for sharing.

NativeHacker Apr 14 2012

Eleven Made is greatest Grids Design..but hey, I see all the design may be inspired from Windows 8

JTPratt Media Apr 16 2012

I never get tired of looking at design examples, espeically the minimalist ones…thx for the roundup!

Stephen Floyd Apr 17 2012

These are some great examples! I really like the simple elegant font styles.

I’ve seen several of these before, however there were quite a few that I liked that I hadn’t heard of. Thanks for sharing.

wow thats great for my portofolio webs thanks before

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