Top 7 websites using full screen black background

Posted: October 17, 2012 in web design
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Working with black background is very challenging.You have limited color option but if you take minimalist approach then you will certainly enjoy working with black background.We will discuss about 7 sites which have done this thing nicely.


This site has not only used black and white color combination perfectly besides it has also used full screen background image nicely.In that image its whole creative team is present which is a very cool idea  to tell a small organizations story.

full screen background with black colorLeah Hagger

This portfolio site of  Leah Hagger is a great example of minimalism.Saying more with less is the key concept of the site.The look is also very elegant.

full screen background with black color for leah haggar

Rory Mcllroy

I just loved the way the home page of the official  site of golfer Rory Mcllroy  has been created.The combination of red and black is perfect and also soothing to eyes.Images also fits perfectly to the black background.

full screen background with black color

Estate Black

Do you like wine?Whether you like wine or not i bet you will definitely like this site.You will see lots of empty space in the home page but that’s the beauty of the design .Colorful images have become visually attractive.The big wine bottle fits nicely with the site’s design.

black estate vineyard

Marcin Kaniewski Photography

This is another great example of  site with black background.When you reach at the site’s homepage immediately Marcin Kaniewski’s name in red color becomes point of interest.A nice example of using color at only one place of site’s homepage  to draw viewer’s attention.

full screen background with black color for marcin kaniewski


A fantastic site which have perfectly used its black background.Go to their home page.You will definitely like the site.The grid pattern colorful images are just awesome.

full screen background with black color for visualboxsiteThe Old  State

Now last but not the least is The Old State.The use of fonts and site’s overall design gives you a vintage and classy look.The only colorful part of the homepage is the images used in the slideshow which adds flavor to the classy old vintage look of the site.

full screen background with black color for the old stateSo if you  have not already worked with dark backgrounds start experimenting now.  If you have noticed some other nice works on black background share with us in the comment section.

About Author

Arijit  Mondal is a web designer from Kolkata,India who has a passion for creativity and enjoys experimenting with various techniques.SEO Ultimate is the place where he shares what he learned along the way.You can connect with him using  Facebook or follow him in twitter.

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