Minimalism is tricky to get right. Beautiful typography, well-executed whitespace, a carefully chosen color palette, and — perhaps most importantly — making smart decisions about which design elements to include and leave out are some of the things that are factors in producing a great minimalist design. For inspiration, take a look at these 50 minimalist, clean, and simple website designs.

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8. Johann Lucchini

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10. Daniel Hopwood

Minimalist website design inspiration: Daniel Hopwood

11. Crayons to Concept

Minimalist website design inspiration: Crayons to Concept

12. 12th of Never

Minimalist website design inspiration: 12th of Never

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Minimalist website design inspiration: By Association Only

14. Tapmates Inc.

Minimalist website design inspiration: Tapmates Inc.

15. Studio.Lythgoe

Minimalist website design inspiration: Studio.Lythgoe

16. Dan Cassaro

Minimalist website design inspiration: Dan Cassaro

17. White 1921

Minimalist website design inspiration: White 1921

18. max steffen

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19. LLI Design

Minimalist website design inspiration: LLI Design

20. Buffalo

Minimalist website design inspiration: Buffalo

21. Dodge & Burn

Minimalist website design inspiration: Dodge & Burn

22. Simply Adam Mann

Minimalist website design inspiration: Simply Adam Mann

23. Foundry Collective

Minimalist website design inspiration: Foundry Collective

24. Sheree Hannah

Minimalist website design inspiration: Sheree Hannah

25. Red Antler

Minimalist website design inspiration: Red Antler

26. Squarespace 6

Minimalist website design inspiration: Squarespace 6

27. Aim & Arrow

Minimalist website design inspiration: Aim & Arrow

28. Andi Mayr, Photographer

Minimalist website design inspiration: Andi Mayr, Photographer

29. Lunch & Recess

Minimalist website design inspiration: Lunch & Recess

30. Beatbox Academy

Minimalist website design inspiration: Beatbox Academy

31. Identity Print

Minimalist website design inspiration: Identity Print

32. tom reinert design

Minimalist website design inspiration: tom reinert design

33. Philip House

Minimalist website design inspiration: Philip House

34. Symbolset

Minimalist website design inspiration: Symbolset

35. Joanna Laajisto

Minimalist website design inspiration: Joanna Laajisto

36. Paravel

Minimalist website design inspiration: Paravel

37. Minerva Streetwear

Minimalist website design inspiration: Minerva Streetwear

38. BVD

Minimalist website design inspiration: BVD

39. Chris Linden

Minimalist website design inspiration: Chris Linden

40. Kelly Shaw

Minimalist website design inspiration: Kelly Shaw

41. ChadMiller

Minimalist website design inspiration: ChadMiller

42. Harlo Interactive

Minimalist website design inspiration: Harlo Interactive

43. Fear the Grizzly

Minimalist website design inspiration: Fear the Grizzly

44. Derwent & Tamar Chambers

Minimalist website design inspiration: Derwent & Tamar Chambers

45. Aa.

Minimalist website design inspiration: Aa.

46. Checkland Kindleysides

Minimalist website design inspiration: Casey Britt

47. JP74

Minimalist website design inspiration: JP74

48. HOCHBURG

Minimalist website design inspiration: HOCHBURG

49. Belief

Minimalist website design inspiration: Belief

50. Oliver Spencer

Minimalist website design inspiration: Oliver Spencer

Author:

Jacob Gube is the co-founder and a managing editor of Design Instruct. He's a web developer, and also the owner of Six Revisions. Follow Jacob on Twitter: @sixrevisions