Designing portfolio websites is not an easy task, however the outcome may be very rewarding. Of course lot of work must be put into this type of sites. Attractive portfolio should possess one major feature: its look and feel must be eye-catching in order to fully seize visitors’ attention at the very first sight.

How to stand out from the ocean of portfolios out there on the web? Generally it takes a lot of creativity and patience. And in particular what you should do is always add rich interactive elements, try to frame your work with a special approach and mix it all up with professional experience – these important factors will not only help generate the users’ interest but will also allow to demonstrate your designer’s capabilities.

What other tips can be given in terms of portfolio design to those who would like to have a beautiful portfolio website? The layout can contain both rich and color expressive or minimalistic design elements. Portfolio design may be implemented in various fields, such as illustration, photography, animation, product design, web design and many other areas. Therefore it is important to keep an open mind for creative design.

Below is a collection of 23 most exciting portfolio websites exclusively selected for your attention. They inspire with their unique quality design and innovative concepts implemented in this particular type of sites. Have a look and feel free to comment at the very bottom. If you know more portfolio websites worth looking at do let us all know!

Carnation Group

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Demi Creative

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Nic Stauber

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Colorz

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Alexarts

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Thetoke

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MagneticNorth

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Weberica

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Go On Web

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IE Studio

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M1 Design

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Serial Cut

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Soft Whiteroom

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Pikaboo

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Aline Caron Portfolio

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Dave Warner’s Portfolio Website

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Ed Peixoto

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Hello Karl Studio

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Hero

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35mm Design

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Marisa Passos

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Oven Bits

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Spoon Graphics

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The article is kindly provided by Zfort Group, web design and development company. Zfort Group is headquartered in Kharkov, Ukraine, Eastern Europe and has representatives in London, UK and Leipzig, Germany.

Ekaterina Podorvanova – who has written posts on Demortalz – Get Inspired.