Websites with Large Background Images: 25 Inspiring Examples

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A beautiful photographic background image can add an intriguing visual element to web design. Additionally, the image will help establish the overall theme of the site. For inspiration and ideas, check out this showcase of outstanding websites with large background images.

Leve Hytter Example of a website with a large background image: Leve Hytter Failsworth Example of a website with a large background image: Failsworth The Brand Bat Example of a website with a large background image: The Brand Bat Grovemade Example of a website with a large background image: Grovemade Wedge & Lever Example of a website with a large background image: Wedge & Lever Monte Ré Example of a website with a large background image: Monte Ré P&Co Example of a website with a large background image: P&Co Soyuz Coffee Roasting Example of a website with a large background image: Soyuz Coffee Roasting Makeshift Example of a website with a large background image: Makeshift Frances Example of a website with a large background image: Frances bravepeople.co Example of a website with a large background image: bravepeople.co Playground Inc. Example of a website with a large background image: Playground Inc. Welikesmall Example of a website with a large background image: Welikesmall The Gilder Example of a website with a large background image: The Gilder FLIPP Example of a website with a large background image: FLIPP V3RS Example of a website with a large background image: V3RS wrightfeldhusen Example of a website with a large background image: wrightfeldhusen LiveAreaLabs Example of a website with a large background image: LiveAreaLabs Street Art Project Example of a website with a large background image: Street Art Project Tribal Example of a website with a large background image: Tribal Marianne Restaurant Example of a website with a large background image: Marianne Restaurant Aquar’aile Example of a website with a large background image: Aquar'aile Gareth Emery Example of a website with a large background image: Gareth Emery Ditto Residential Example of a website with a large background image: Ditto Residential Adventure.com Example of a website with a large background image: Adventure.com

Creating a Web Design with a Large Background Image

If you were inspired by this showcase and you’re now left wondering how to actually create a website with a large background image, check out my tutorial on how to implement a responsive full background image on a web page. If you want to jump right in without reading the tutorial, you can grab the source code on GitHub.

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