20 Beautiful Dark UI Concepts for Design Inspiration

A lot has been spoken of light user interface elements and they have been showcased widely either as concepts of working products over the years, but what about their dark counterparts? We have some equally good or even better user interface elements in dark colours, but in general we do not opt for them for our projects.

So, in this article we will be showcasing some of the most beautiful examples of dark UI design that we have on the Internet posted either as concepts or working apps.

Dark UI Examples

YouTube Dark

This is a dark UI of YouTube with eye-popping colours and sleek UI elements.

You Tube Dark

Dark Analytics UI

This is an example of how an analytics app could look in dark UI.

Analytics UI

DJ Rig

And that is how cool a DJ rig would look when presented in an elegant dark UI.

DJ Rig

Sales Dashboard

How about a clean and modern looking sales dashboard in dark UI?

Sales Dashboard

Fitness App

Did anyone think a fitness app could look this beautiful in dark UI?

Fitness App

Equalizer

This is a perfect example of how simple things such as an equalizer could be spiced up with dark UI elements.

Equalizer

Exchange App

Who knew a simple exchange app could look this fantastic?

Exchange App

Map It

Have you ever seen a dark map? Well, here’s one and it looks amazing.

Map It

Music App

This is a very simply and elegantly designed music app in dark UI. A perfect example of how a clean dark UI could give your app the extra edge.

Music App

B2B Dashboard

This a modern and clean B2B dashboard designed using dark UI elements.

B2B Dashboard

Notes App

Here is a beautifully designed notes app using dark Material Design.

Notes App

Calendar

A simple and clean calendar app designed in dark Material Design.

Calendar

Behance

A beautiful redesign of Behance using dark UI elements.

Behance

Travel Cards

Some handy travel information cards displayed in a dark UI.

Travel Cards

Newsfeed

A beautiful and eye popping newsfeed in a dark UI design.

Newsfeed

Spotify

Spotify’s app redesigned using a dark Material Design, looking awesome.

Spotify

Register Page

This is a perfect example of a clean and simple registration page designed in dark colours.

Register Page

Photo Editor App

This is an online photo editor app designed in dark UI to make the main content, i.e., the photos stand out pretty well.

Photo Editor

Travel Notes App

Dark UI doesn’t necessarily have to be fully dark. It can be a combination of both light and dark elements too, and that gives stunning results as well.

Travel Notes App

Mail App

This is a redesign of a mail app in using a combination of dark and light UI elements and it looks fantastic.

Mail App

Conclusion

Dark UI, when nicely done can outshine even some of the best light UI designs and when combined with a few light elements, the work results in a design that can makes users drop their jaw in awe.

So, if you are thinking of redesigning your app or creating something new, consider having a draft in dark UI and see how it looks, maybe it will be something you will fall in love with and so will your users and clients, and these examples prove that fact.

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