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They got it right – Look what these popular website designs have going for them!

Let’s look at a few striking examples of web design and see what makes them special.  They all have one thing in common – they engage their target users, draw them into the website and persuade them to action. They stay with a design and color theme and use media effectively to convey their message.

Down River – Rafting & Kayaking WordPress Theme

Down River - Rafting & Kayaking WordPress Theme

Pictures that tell a story
Action photography of kayaking and canoeing trips and breathtaking scenery presented in the slider whets the user’s appetite for a great outdoor experience.

Oversized typography
Large text jumps out at you, highlighting the thrills of adventure sports. Read More buttons lead to more information.

Staying with a theme – water
Kayaking and canoeing are water sports and the theme is water. Even the logo creates a splash!  Cool blue and green are used in the design and in the outdoor activities section, the text is layered on a water drop effect background for the sub-titles.

Escapade – Escape Room Responsive WordPress Theme

 

Escapade - Escape Room Responsive WordPress Theme

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Designed like a game
The design piques curiosity and urges the user to read the content. Since the website is for a games  entertainment center, it is aptly designed.

Door design theme
The escape door designed like a backward pointing E is part of the logo. The door as a theme is repeated in the site, as the logo within a wooden door knocker, and as a design element.  “Our Escape Rooms” on the homepage and “Our Projects” display the different games rooms in a gallery with swinging red “doors”.

Bold red and black color theme
The color black has a dark and mysterious, and the color red stands for boldness, energy and fun. The object of the website is to invite people to sign up and participate in the games, and fill the Escape Rooms.    Red buttons lead to more information.

Music Band Template

Music Band Template

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Parallax effect

Designed in a layered parallax effect, this website immerses the user into the depth of a stage. The banners with images and video showcase the band members in action and the history of the band.

Pink and black
The band’s logo is in pink with white musical notes. The electrifying energy associated with the stage, the lighting, the audience and the sound is conveyed through the use of color with white symbols on banners to catch the eye and attract people to the band’s future shows and events. A pink banner with music notes in the background promotes the band’s latest album.

Use of media to engage the audience
Photos and audio tracks
of the band’s best clips provide the image of a live show and make the user want more. Video has also been used in a banner to showcase a performance. Stage lighting and large images glamorizes page content and adds excitement to the user experience.  The blog provides more personal glimpses of the band members to their fans.

Indigo – Photo & Video Portfolio Multipurpose HTML Website Template

Multipurpose
This is a multipurpose template and the design is versatile to adapt to both photographers and videographers showcasing their art. Play around with different homepage Choose from galleries with and without sliders, to grid , masonry and fullscreen galleries.   The pages you may need are predesigned, including a blog layout, and all you have to do is add your content.

Black on black
This trendy template is designed in shades of black for a unique appeal.   The yellow corners of a hollow rectangle symbolize a picture framed by the camera lens.    This visual symbol holds the headline. White borders stand out against black, which also makes the perfect background for photographs.   The portfolio on the homepage can be clicked to view the gallery that can be viewed by category.  Each of the categories also has the “picture frame” design element around the text.

Understated arrows and floating yellow button
Arrows are shown in a dull grey on black  and turn white only on hover. When you scroll down the page, a yellow button at the end of the page with an arrow pointing upwards floats into the screen, remaining hidden until then.

Voodioo – Videographer Responsive WordPress Theme WordPress Theme 

Voodioo - Videographer Responsive WordPress Theme WordPress Theme

Creative use of video
Use of video in the header, subtle video effects on banners as you scroll and  background video on stills capture attention and draw you into this WordPress Theme promoting videography services and the capability of the video lab.

Black and white on homepage
The use of black and white on the homepage is dramatic and makes a style statement. Inner pages show color to demonstrate the versatility of the videographer.

Large images and text quotes for blog
The large format pictures and text lead the eye of the reader and interests him into reading more information.

Codeless layouts creation, hassle-free editing
Thanks to a Power Page Builder, WordPress Live Customizer, and ready-to-use content modules, you can enjoy codeless layouts creation and  ease of editing in realtime. Create breathtaking clips and multiple types of content. Custom widgets enrich your site with rich functionality – like simple slider, post carousel and social media widgets.

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