Web designs that have a dark color scheme are able to send a wide range of messages to its viewers — elegance, strength, melancholy, boldness and such — depending on how the color theme is applied.

For design inspiration, check out the beautifully dark websites in this post.

Dark website design inspiration: Cyril MassonCyril Masson

Dark website design inspiration: Build InteractiveBuild Interactive

Dark website design inspiration: V3RSV3RS

Dark website design inspiration: True DetectiveTrue Detective

Dark website design inspiration: Manuel RuedaManuel Rueda

Dark website design inspiration: Brave PeopleBrave People

Dark website design inspiration: IntercoreIntercore

Dark website design inspiration: Paper TigerPaper Tiger

Dark website design inspiration: Apple - Thirty Years of MacApple – Thirty Years of Mac

Dark website design inspiration: LIXLIX

Dark website design inspiration: Sivert HøyemSivert Høyem

Dark website design inspiration: The Creature Technology CompanyThe Creature Technology Company

Dark website design inspiration: AQUATILISAQUATILIS

Dark website design inspiration: MooncampMooncamp

Dark website design inspiration: AntroAntro

Dark website design inspiration: Grafik.Grafik.

Dark website design inspiration: CampaignLabsCampaignLabs

Dark website design inspiration: derpixelistderpixelist

Dark website design inspiration: Le GraphoirLe Graphoir

Dark website design inspiration: Département CréatifDépartement Créatif

Author:

Jacob Gube is the co-founder of Design Instruct. Join him on Twitter @sixrevisions