Whether you are responsible for the artistic direction in a graphic design agency, a freelance graphic designer, or an apprentice designer in training period, the portfolios that follow can certainly inspire you in the realization of logos, illustrations, and design elements of all kinds to assert the visual identity of your customers on their website .
1-? Robin Mastromarino
Robin Matromarino, this designer specializing in interfaces is based in Paris. He uses neat UI animation touches to highlight the aesthetic and technological value of his graphic designer portfolio site, with an engaging effect that makes his graphic projects appear as if they were mounted in a circular motion.
Founded by Creative Director Roanne Adams, New York-based agency RoAndCo provides beautifully crafted design, strategy, brand identity, logos and creative direction solutions for clients who work primarily in the fashion, clothing and clothing industries. beauty, technology and lifestyle.
3-? Studio Feixen
Studio Feixen is a Swiss web designer studio that deliberately goes against the “less is more” philosophy in its design portfolio, including an explosion of beautiful colors and many effective interactive elements for your visual identity.
4-? Active Theory
Entering the Active Theory portfolio website is like visiting a new world. This designer uses a dark, almost cyberpunk aesthetic, and we love the atmospheric animation of the homepage with mouse-activated glitch effects.
5-? Velvet Spectrum
Velvet Spectrum is the online nickname for freelance graphic artist and designer Luke Choice. His homepage is kept simple, with a montage of ultra-colorful vignettes, which lead to visually impressive examples of his work, which have maximum visual impact and reflect flawless artistic direction.
6-? Buzzworthy Studio
Describing itself as a “badass” digital studio, Buzzworthy Studio offers dazzling web design techniques right from the home page. Bold typography and graphic animation combine to grab your attention, added to a strong sense of aesthetics.
7-? Studio Thomas
Named after its two creative directors, Thomas Austin and Thomas Coombes, Studio Thomas is an east London studio that does print and digital visual communication. Their projects are presented in a clear, yet bold way with visuals possessing great artistic power.
This impressive design portfolio comes from a Quebec graphic studio that specializes in creating exceptional digital experiences. And that’s exactly what the artistic director’s portfolio reflects, with playful and entertaining animations of various images that bring the whole site to life.
9-? Xavier Cussó
This stunning portfolio by designer Xavier Cussó shows off the unique work of the Barcelona artist and developer, dominated by vibrant colors, impenetrable typography and virtually every parallax scrolling animation and tricks possible.
Manchester-based studio ToyFight uses a number of dazzling effects – from parallax scrolling to animated transitions and even 3D animation. All of this is presented with stunning visual humor, and makes the site very enjoyable to explore.
11-? Merijn Hoss
Illustrator and artist Merijn Hoss takes a very clean graphic approach, but her design portfolio is extremely effective. Hoss creates beautifully detailed psychedelic artwork, in a fairly simple and clean format.
12-? Malika Favre
Illustrator Malika Favre uses full screen to display thumbnails of her portfolio, in an effort to entice visitors to view her work in more detail. When clicked, the thumbnails reveal a bold and colorful fullscreen presentation gallery that grabs our attention.
13-? Marleigh Culver
Designer and artist Marleigh Culver’s website demonstrates how carefully chosen color and typography, combined with simple layout and navigation are essential to any successful online design portfolio.
14-? Yul Moreau
Born in Seoul, but living in Paris, Yul Moreau presents a portfolio site that will grab your attention instantly with a video montage that will not go unnoticed. His artistic work combines videos, images, clever scrolling effects and detailed textual explanations.
Lusion’s design portfolio provides an immersive experience that is sure to inspire you. The site is full of delicious design elements, like this bright dot that follows your cursor. It can be a little confusing at times, but be aware that this creative studio is all about technology first and foremost.
16-? Made Thought
Contemporary design studio Made Thought shows how design portfolios evolve and explore uncharted territory, where others are content to follow current trends. On the homepage you will find an overview of their latest work.
This one-page portfolio by Sophie Doukhopelnikoff uses transparent and clever design elements, paired with layers of text, that create depth and powerful visual interest. Presenting text both behind and in front of the images is quite astonishing and appealing.
18-? Hello There
This site allows us to admire the portfolio of Jessica Bayer, an artist designer and artistic director who lives in New York. The “Hello There” on the home page slowly changes color every 2 seconds and this creates a rainbow effect that is simple, subtle and very beautiful at the same time.
19-? Tim Smith
Tim Smith’s portfolio website uses CSS3 to add clever HTML5 tips on a very clean look. The navigation is very fluid and allows for a quick and professional-looking presentation of all his designs and graphic projects.
20-? A. Barrès
Antoine Barrès uses a layout format reminiscent of major magazines and exhibits a variety of artistic creations in a way that allows each design element to be easily seen. Her incredibly classic style seems to give her creative work even more room to shine.
21-? Alex Pierce
This portfolio is all about interactivity and demonstrates the talent and skills of its creator in the field of UX. You can see a lot of visually powerful designs, filled with movement, colors and elements to click or change in appearance.
22-? French Graphic Design
Here is the portfolio of a freelance French designer based in Paris who enjoys experimenting with new models of graphic design, like moving traditional navigation elements, obscuring text and experimenting with animation. Portfolios are also useful for giving designers the opportunity to test new techniques and effects.
23-? Lotta Nieminen
Lotta Nieminen’s portfolio is a perfect example of design in action. The super deep header takes up more than a third of the screen while the vertical and horizontal space between the images in the portfolio is very wide. The exaggerated spacing gives each project room to stand out.
24-? Victor Work
Victor Costa’s site is a great example of how to build a high profile portfolio. It opens with an option for users – standard or high performance. The portfolio is filled with technical and interactive elements, be it fades or scrolling animations.
25-? Paolo Fornasier
This portfolio features some amazing typography elements and demonstrates that strong typography skills will help your graphic design work to shine and can give the audience an opportunity to appreciate the quality of your design by others.
26-? Giovanni Panté
The trend of black and white, often accompanied by a hint of color, is huge today, as this portfolio proves.
The black and white design elements make it easier to see and notice the artist’s creative work, which is in color, which forms an interesting contrast.
27-? Louis Ansa
This is a portfolio on which you can spend a lot of time with pleasure, thanks to a very stylish user interface. This combination of visual simplicity and complex interaction will delight users and push them to look at all the projects on the screen.
28-? Matt Pamer
This site features the work of Matt Pamer, an art director, designer and illustrator based in Portland, Oregon. While many designers opt for one-page portfolios, Pamer decided to lay out his projects on multiple pages. It also offers a beautiful UX that could make customers want to have similar techniques.
29-? Shawn Park
Freelance graphic designer Shawn Park recently wrote about how he redefines his portfolio every year and his current minimalist design shows an evolving design trend. Minimalist graphics give your projects plenty of room to shine and show off your creativity.
30-? Kimi Lewis studio
One design trend that always seems to be in vogue is the use of modular grids to show off projects. Kimi Lewis does something a little different with her portfolio, mixing and matching horizontal images of square shapes inside an oversized grid.
31-? Denys Mishunov
No one said a design portfolio has to be boring, and using bright, crazy colors can work too. Denys Mishunov’s portfolio is a great example of using color and illustration to stand out. Its bright color palette is eye-catching and its illustrations are fun.
32-? Three Rooms
Looking at this impeccable portfolio, we understand why so many designers opt for portfolios that feature strong typography. This sets the tone – you immediately know what the designer is doing and what the site is about – before going into deeper visuals.
33-? Heather Shaw Graphic Designer
Heather Shaw’s portfolio works because the color overlays make the homepage feel cohesive, although each of her projects is really different. The user also knows what type of project he is about to view thanks to a selection of well-highlighted thumbnails.
34-? Stephanie Brueckler
Stéfanie Bruckler uses a grid-like format, but with few elements and in a confined space. This minimalist business card style design features a refined and elegant look.
35-? Fabian Irsara
Close-up portraits – or headshots – on a website’s home page are a real challenge for graphic designers and designers, but despite this, it’s a trend that we are seeing more and more. Fabian Irsara does it very well with an expressive photo and deep typography for your visual identity.