How Famous Web Designers Present their Portfolio

This is something that always instigates me, how web designers should present their portfolio on the website. Should they use the same principals and trends from the graphic design portfolio to present their web work?

I’ve selected some very well known web designers, to check closely how they present their work within their website and give you a good idea of how you could present yours.

Jason Santa Maria



Jason displays his work in small thumbs that leads to the full view of the job within the same structure; every work also contains info details and the link to view the project.

Jonathan Snook


Jonathan displays his work in very small thumbs with a little bit of info about the work his done and as you click it will lead you straight to the website his done.

Dan Cederholm



Dan also displays his works in small thumbs with a little info about the work done and as you click it will lead you to an inside page that has a small rotational previews of the work and a lot of explanation about the work done.

Douglas Bowman



Douglas has a very well organized portfolio full of little thumbs that after clicked leads to a page with full views of the web designs with a lot of explanation and also the option of going to other projects by simply clicking on the thumbs displayed on the left side.

Elliot Jay



Elliot displays a huge portfolio presented by little thumbs that when clicked brings you to a stylish inside page full of previews and information about the work.

Mike Precious


Mike takes you straight to the point, as you enter his portfolio page you will notice that his latest work will show in very big size with different previews and on the left side are the options of viewing other projects.

Matthew Smith


Matthew displays his works on a different way, without thumbs or links he created a rotational system that jumps from project to project without affecting the structure of the site, as you switch projects you notice that the info bellow also changes

Cameron Moll


Cameron displays all his works on the same page using thumbs along with the info about the work and the option of visiting the website created.

Andy Clark



Andy’s portfolio page is a piece of art, showing a lot of attention to each job and creating and specific design just to display the work.

Sam Brown



Sam presents his works with a reasonable size thumb and some info about the work done and the choice of visit the website created, as you click on the thumb it will bring you to an inside page with big previews along with a good info about each work and the choice to easily move to another piece of the portfolio.

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  1. Bene

    October 14th, 2009 at 09:13 pm

    I love Matthew Smith portfolio. I love his work, it’s amazing what u can accomplish with a good idea and some basic tools.
    Nice post. I’ve builded mine today, my portfolio, I am pretty sure it’s not awesome like these ones, but I will improve it thanks to these captures and links.

    Really useful post. Regards.

  2. All for Design

    October 17th, 2009 at 04:23 am

    It’s a very inspirational round-up !
    These designs are excellent… the best of the best…
    It make me realized that the way is long to masterize Web design

  3. Syed Irfan

    October 20th, 2009 at 09:10 am

    I like Sam Brown’s work as well as the way he has presented it.
    Thanks for sharing such inspirational stuff!

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  4. CSSReX

    May 2nd, 2010 at 11:56 am

    Nice, Different yeah!!

  5. Hafiz Tanveer Hussain

    October 13th, 2010 at 01:48 am

    i am very impressed by new idea of design of Mike precious & Andy clark. very interesting desiging.

  6. Jason

    April 18th, 2011 at 08:28 pm

    I used flash on my web design portfolio. I really don’t think there is a wrong way long as it looks good.

  7. web-creativite

    May 21st, 2011 at 09:48 am

    It’s a very inspirational round-up !

  8. Mats

    November 10th, 2011 at 09:20 pm

    Hi guys, I’m currently working on my portfolio. I’m just a student, so don’t expect too much of me. I was just wondering if any of you would like to check out my website? Please send me an e-mail if you have any comments.
    Thank you so much, I really need some feedback.

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