Giving your web design a natural look can make your website friendlier as well as show your appreciation of the environment. Nature-themed web designs can also give your website a unique character.

There are many ways you can use nature to make your website stand out or help you get a message across to your website visitors. Here is a showcase of over 40 exceptional web designs that use nature themes.

Here is another collection that you should also view: 30 Beautiful Web Designs Inspired by Nature.

Natural Elements

Using natural elements is a great way to subtly add a little bit of character and "green" into your website design.

Virtual Sky Studio

Circa, the Prince

Campus Vida


Using Clouds

Clouds are also a good use of a subtle nature element, but instead of making a web design go in a "green" direction, clouds give the website more of a calming, peaceful, relaxing feel to it.

Jihane AMAL

Blue Sky Resumes

Ready Made Designs


Just Made My Day

Elemodo Software

Silly Poems for Even Sillier Kids!

Photo Landscapes

Using photos or photo manipulations of landscapes gives you a realistic feel (obviously), but also a more serious and professional feel to your web design.

Larva Labs

ACE Hardware Phoenix

Nick Cates Design

Aussie BBQ Legends

Villager Restaurant & Catering

Discover Tennessee Trails & Byways

Studio 7 Designs

Story Pixel

Parasol Island


Surya Asri

Illustrated Landscapes

Using illustrated landscapes gives your web design that green feel, but it also gives a friendlier feel. The benefit of using illustrations is that — depending on the illustration style — you can get different moods and emotions across to your viewers.

Goin Nutty




Pralinen Schachtel

Urban Roots

The Shark Lab Aquarium and Research Facility

Atomic Cartoons Inc.

Flourish Web Design

Mark Forrester

Spoof University

Orange Label Design Studio

Comcast Town

The Great Bearded Reef


RedBrick Health


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About the Author

Tyler Denis is a part-time freelance designer from Ashland, New Hampshire. He is also the creator/writer of the design blog Denis Designs/blog, a website dedicated to bringing quality tutorials and inspiration. You can follow him on Twitter or at his personal site, Denis Designs.